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The first detection of PRRSV in wild boars in Slovakia.
PRRSV was confirmed by a nested RT-PCR in two out of 129 samples originating from wild boars from Eastern Slovakia. Virus isolates were genetically typed in ORF7 as PRRSV-1, EU-1 with 99.7% (sampleExpand
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Seroprevalence of antibodies to Encephalitozoon cuniculi and Encephalitozoon intestinalis in humans and animals.
The presence of antibodies against Encephalitozoon cuniculi (E. cuniculi) and Encephalitozoon intestinalis (E. intestinalis) was examined in 215 samples from humans and in 488 samples from fiveExpand
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First detection and genotyping of Encephalitozoon cuniculi in a new host species, gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)
Recently, the pathogenic species of microsporidia of the genus Encephalitozoon have been detected increasingly, also in representatives of the Aves class. Our study presents laboratory proof ofExpand
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Serologic Survey of Selected Viral Pathogens in Free-Ranging Eurasian Brown Bears (Ursus arctos arctos) from Slovakia
Abstract: We tested sera of 24 free-ranging European brown bears (Ursus arctos) from six regions of Slovakia for antibodies to 10 viral agents. We tested sera by an indirect fluorescence antibodyExpand
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Viability and discrimination of avian peripheral blood mononuclear cells and thrombocytes intended for improvement of wound healing in birds.
Birds often suffer from skin injuries of different aetiology. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is successfully used for improvement of wound healing in humans and in some mammalian species (e.g. horses,Expand
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Wild ruminants as a potential risk factor for transmission of drug resistance in the abomasal nematode Haemonchus contortus
Anthelmintic resistance (AR) and gastrointestinal (GI) parasitism are well-known phenomena in domestic ruminants. Wild ruminants, however, pose a potential threat for the spread of AR to sheep andExpand
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The use of probiotics, essential oils and fatty acids in the control of American foulbrood and other bee diseases
American foulbrood is one of the most serious honey bee brood diseases. The treatment of this disease is banned in EU countries. Affected hives must instead be burned, which leads to considerableExpand
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Testing of inhibition activity of essential oils against Paenibacillus larvae – the causative agent of American foulbrood
American foulbrood is a dangerous world-wide spread disease of honey bees caused by the Paenibacillus larvae bacterium. Antibiotic treatments are less effective and leave residues in bee products. ItExpand
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The parasite fauna of buzzards (Buteo spp.) in the territory of Slovakia – the results of an initial study
The parasite fauna of buzzards (Buteo spp.) in the territory of Slovakia – the results of an initial study Petronela Komorová, Ruslan Salamatin, Zuzana Hurníková, Ervín Hapl, Ladislav Molnár, MilošExpand
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