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The increased prevalence of neuropathogenic strains of EHV-1 in equine abortions.
A panel of 426 archived EHV-1 isolates collected (1951-2006) from equine abortions was analyzed using a real-time Taq-Man((R)) allelic discrimination PCR assay. Based on previous findings, isolatesExpand
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Color 3D bodies and judgements of human female attractiveness
Abstract For a set of color video clips that depict a 360° view of the bodies of 43 young Caucasian women who are within the normal range of percentage of body fat, we show that their attractivenessExpand
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New Real-Time PCR Assay Using Allelic Discrimination for Detection and Differentiation of Equine Herpesvirus-1 Strains with A 2254 and G 2254 Polymorphisms
Kathryn L. Smith, Yanqiu Li, Patrick Breheny, R. Frank Cook, Pamela J. Henney, Stephen Sells, Stéphane Pronost, Zhengchun Lu, Beate M. Crossley, Peter J. Timoney, and Udeni B. R. Balasuriya MaxwellExpand
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New Real-Time PCR Assay Using Allelic Discrimination for Detection and Differentiation of Equine Herpesvirus-1 Strains with A2254 and G2254 Polymorphisms
ABSTRACT A single-nucleotide polymorphism (A2254 or G2254) in open reading frame 30 (ORF30) has been linked to the neuropathogenic phenotype of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). Identification of thisExpand
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TRACING THE ORIGIN OF THE RECENT RISE IN NEUROPATHOGENIC EHV-1
OF THESIS TRACING THE ORIGIN OF THE RECENT RISE IN NEUROPATHOGENIC EHV-1 Equine herpesvirus type-1(EHV-1) is a complex virus known for inducing various forms of disease in horses. In recent years,Expand
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Development of a PCR amplification assay as a screening test using bulk milk samples for identifying dairy herds infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus.
The approach of cDNA synthesis followed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification was used to develop a rapid screening test for the detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) in bulkExpand
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Long‐term experience with a totally implanted catheter system in cancer patients
Long‐term experience with totally implanted catheter systems (TICS) is limited. We retrospectively evaluated the performance and long‐term complications of TICS for intravenous infusion in cancerExpand
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Cervicogenic Headache Part 1: An Anatomic and Clinical Overview
AbstractCervicogenic headache is a headache arising from painful dysfunction of the upper cervical spine. This paper reviews current literature on the anatomy, etiology, clinical presentation andExpand
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Cervicogenic Headache Part II: Clinical Examination, Findings and Approaches to Management
AbstractThis paper reviews current literature on the clinical examination and approaches to management of cervicogenic headache using orthopedic manual therapy principles. Cervicogenic headache mayExpand
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