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The Pathology of Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD) in Tasmanian Devils (Sarcophilus harrisii)
A disfiguring and debilitating neoplastic condition known as devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) has been discovered in wild Tasmanian Devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) across 51% of its natural range,Expand
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Conservation Management of Tasmanian Devils in the Context of an Emerging, Extinction-threatening Disease: Devil Facial Tumor Disease
An emerging infectious facial cancer threatens Tasmanian devils with extinction. The disease is likely to occur across the range of the devil within 5 years. This urgent time frame requiresExpand
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Transmission Routes for Nipah Virus from Malaysia and Bangladesh
Nipah virus infection in humans is associated with a higher death rate in Bangladesh than in Malaysia. Additionally, Nipah virus spreads from person to person in Bangladesh but not in Malaysia. ToExpand
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Avian influenza in Australia: a summary of 5 years of wild bird surveillance.
BACKGROUND Avian influenza viruses (AIVs) are found worldwide in numerous bird species, causing significant disease in gallinaceous poultry and occasionally other species. Surveillance of wild birdExpand
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A novel group A rotavirus associated with acute illness and hepatic necrosis in pigeons (Columba livia), in Australia
Cases of vomiting and diarrhoea were reported in racing pigeons in Western Australia in May, 2016. Morbidity and mortality rates were high. Similar clinical disease was seen in Victoria in DecemberExpand
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Atypical scrapie in Australia.
BACKGROUND Since its initial detection in Norway in 1998, atypical scrapie ('atypical/Nor98 scrapie') has been reported in sheep in the majority of European countries (including in regions free ofExpand
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Assessment of cellular immune responses of healthy and diseased Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii).
The Tasmanian devil (TD) (Sarcophilus harrisii) is under threat from devil facial tumour disease (DFTD), a cancer that is transmitted between devils by direct cell implantation. As no devil is knownExpand
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Abalone herpes virus stability in sea water and susceptibility to chemical disinfectants
Abstract Experimental infection models using immersion and injection challenges were developed to investigate the effects of various physicochemical treatments on the abalone herpes virus (AbHV), anExpand
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A network approach for provisional assay recognition of a Hendra virus antibody ELISA: test validation with low sample numbers from infected horses
Obtaining statistically sound numbers of sera from Hendra virus (HeV)-infected horses is problematic because affected individuals usually die or are euthanized before developing a serum antibodyExpand
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The diagnosis and management of a case of leishmaniosis in a dog imported to Australia.
This case study discusses in detail for the first time the diagnosis and management of a case of leishmaniosis in a dog imported to Australia. The dog presented with epistaxis and a non-regenerativeExpand
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