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Emergence and Pathogenicity of Highly Virulent Cryptococcus gattii Genotypes in the Northwest United States
Cryptococcus gattii causes life-threatening disease in otherwise healthy hosts and to a lesser extent in immunocompromised hosts. The highest incidence for this disease is on Vancouver Island,Expand
Molecular evidence that the range of the Vancouver Island outbreak of Cryptococcus gattii infection has expanded into the Pacific Northwest in the United States.
Cryptococcus neoformans frequently causes fungal meningitis in immunocompromised patients, whereas the related species C. gattii is restricted to tropical and subtropical regions,where it usuallyExpand
Investigation of Koi Herpesvirus Latency in Koi
ABSTRACT Koi herpesvirus (KHV) has recently been classified as a member of the family of Alloherpesviridae within the order of Herpesvirales. One of the unique features of Herpesviridae is latentExpand
Coxiella Burnetii Infection is Associated with Placentitis in Cases of Bovine Abortion
A positive score on a modified acid-fast (MAF)-stained smear test of fresh placenta was used to identify a group of bovine abortion submissions believed to be infected with Coxiella burnetii.Expand
The ability to form biofilm influences Mycobacterium avium invasion and translocation of bronchial epithelial cells
Organisms of the Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) are widely distributed in the environment, form biofilms in water pipes and potable water tanks, and cause chronic lung infections in patients withExpand
Eimeria macusaniensis infection in 15 llamas and 34 alpacas.
CASE DESCRIPTION 15 llamas and 34 alpacas between 3 weeks and 18 years old with fecal oocysts or intestinal coccidial stages morphologically consistent with Eimeria macusaniensis were examined.Expand
Effects of two porcine zona pellucida immunocontraceptive vaccines on ovarian activity in horses
Feral horse population growth rates as high as 25% are of concern to those responsible for managing range lands as well as conservation groups. Current methods to control these populations includeExpand
Cryptococcus Gattii with Bimorphic Colony Types in a Dog in Western Oregon: Additional Evidence for Expansion of the Vancouver Island Outbreak
Cryptococcus gattii was isolated from a 1.5-year-old dog with systemic cryptococcosis in Oregon. The dog had no link to Vancouver Island or British Columbia, Canada. Samples from a nasal swab andExpand
An Outbreak of Fatal Herpesvirus Infection in Domestic Rabbits in Alaska
A herpesvirus infection affecting mini Rex and crossbred meat rabbits was identified in a rabbitry in Alaska. Illness affected over half of the 55 rabbits on the premises, and 16 rabbits died or wereExpand
A widespread hair-loss syndrome (HLS) has affected Columbian black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) in western Oregon and Washington (USA) since 1996. In order to better characterize theExpand