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Brucella canis in South Africa
SIR, – Brucella canis was isolated from two unrelated dogs with discospondylitis in April and August 2005, representing the first confirmed report of this organism in South Africa. The signalmentExpand
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The use of a probiotic in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus).
Juvenile captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) often present with diarrhoea that is commonly associated with bacterial infections. A species-specific probiotic containing Lactobacillus Group 2 andExpand
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Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Staphylococcus intermedius isolates from clinical cases of canine pyoderma in South Africa.
Successful treatment of canine pyoderma has become compromised owing to the development of antimicrobial resistance with accompanying recurrence of infection. Canine skin samples submitted to aExpand
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Chlamydia-induced septic polyarthritis in a dog.
A systemic disease associated with pyrexia, lymphadenopathy, and arthropathy of several joints of the appendicular skeleton in a dog is described. Chlamydia-like organisms were detected onExpand
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Chronic episodic diarrhoea associated with apparent intestinal colonisation by the yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida famata in a German shepherd dog.
A 3-year-old German shepherd dog was presented with a history of lifelong episodic diarrhoea. An adverse reaction to food was considered the most likely cause of the diarrhoea. The dog had receivedExpand
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Evidence of antibiotic resistance in Enterobacteriales isolated from green sea turtles, Chelonia mydas on the Great Barrier Reef.
This study investigated Enterobacteriales and their antimicrobial resistance in green sea turtles captured adjacent to the central Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and proximate to urban development. CloacalExpand
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Case report of bacterial infections in a redclaw crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) hatchery
Redclaw crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus, is a native tropical freshwater crayfish in northern Australia and has become an important aquacultured animal. Viruses, bacteria and parasites have beenExpand
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A comparison of the oral application and injection routes using the onderstepoort biological products fowl typhoid vaccine, its safety, efficacy and duration of protection in commercial laying hens.
This study was undertaken to establish whether the Onderstepoort Biological Products Fowl Typhoid (OBPft) vaccine registered as an injectable vaccine was effective and safe when administered orallyExpand
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Primary bacterial enteritis caused by Providencia alcalifaciens in three dogs
PRIMARY bacterial enteritis is believed to be rare in dogs (Jergens 1994), and is usually caused by Clostridium species, Enterococcus species, Campylobacter species, Shigella species, SalmonellaExpand
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Inhibition of bacterial growth by different mixtures of propofol and thiopentone.
Propofol is, as a result of its formulation, an ideal bacterial and yeast culture medium. An outbreak of sepsis in humans and an increase in wound infections in dogs has been ascribed to the use ofExpand
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