Naomi Hansen

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A cross-sectional study was carried out in the Upper East Region (UER) of Ghana in order to estimate the prevalence of parasitic infections in local cross-bred pigs. Out of 60 villages with a human population of 200-1000 inhabitants, 10 villages were randomly selected for the study. The number of pigs varied from 50 to 200 pigs per village. In total 259(More)
In light of the lack of molecular data on the sexual differentiation, maturation and interaction of parasitic nematodes of livestock, the present study investigated sex-specific gene expression in the nodule worm, Oesophagostomum dentatum (Strongylida). Using the technique of RNA arbitrarily-primed polymerase chain reaction (RAP-PCR), 31 expressed sequence(More)
OF CASES A 6-month-old Burmese kitten developed focal skin lesions following a routine ovariohysterectomy. These were eventually attributed to the patient struggling during catheter placement and induction of anaesthesia. The lesions were caused by fluid extravasation in the subcutis and ischaemic necrosis of the overlying dermis, giving rise to an(More)
Neonatal intensive care units are essential for the successful care of very immature and sick infants. The technology of NICUs has contributed significantly to the reduction of neonatal mortality and improvement of neonatal outcome. While the outcome for high-risk neonates has vastly improved over the past three decades, a number of infants sustain injuries(More)
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