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Psittacine beak and feather disease virus nucleotide sequence analysis and its relationship to porcine circovirus, plant circoviruses, and chicken anaemia virus.
Cloning and sequencing of the circular, single-stranded DNA of one isolate of psittacine beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) demonstrate a genome composed of a circular molecule of 1993 nucleotideExpand
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The Pathology of Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD) in Tasmanian Devils (Sarcophilus harrisii)
A disfiguring and debilitating neoplastic condition known as devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) has been discovered in wild Tasmanian Devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) across 51% of its natural range,Expand
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Genetic diversity of beak and feather disease virus detected in psittacine species in Australia.
The complete nucleotide (nt) sequence of eight isolates of beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) obtained from a range of psittacine species with psittacine beak and feather disease (PBFD) fromExpand
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A universal polymerase chain reaction for the detection of psittacine beak and feather disease virus.
A universal PCR assay was designed that consistently detected psittacine beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) in psittacine birds affected with psittacine beak and feather disease (PBFD) fromExpand
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Molecular and phylogenetic characterisation of Cryptosporidium from birds.
Avian isolates of Cryptosporidium species from different geographic locations were sequenced at two loci, the 18S rRNA gene and the heat shock gene (HSP-70). Phylogenetic analysis of the sequenceExpand
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A comparison of haemagglutination, haemagglutination inhibition and PCR for the detection of psittacine beak and feather disease virus infection and a comparison of isolates obtained from loriids.
Psittacine beak and feather disease (PBFD) is recognized as a threat for endangered psittacine birds in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Several diagnostic methods for the detection of beakExpand
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Atlas of Clinical Avian Hematology
Foreword. Preface. 1. Collection and handling of blood samples. 2. General hematological characteristics of birds. 3. Order specific hematological characteristics of birds. 4. Physiological andExpand
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Seroprevalence of psittacine beak and feather disease in wild psittacine birds in New South Wales.
A haemagglutination inhibition assay was used to detect antibody to psittacine beak and feather disease virus in sera from wild sulphur crested cockatoos (Cacatua galerita), galahs (EolophusExpand
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Haematopoietic necrosis in a goldfish (Carassius auratus) associated with an agent morphologically similar to herpesvirus.
One of 14 goldfish (Carassius auratus) died 4 weeks after purchase and was investigated by necropsy and histological examination. Routine formalin fixation of the goldfish was followed byExpand
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Assessing barotrauma among angled snapper (Pagrus auratus) and the utility of release methods
Abstract Australian recreational and commercial fishers catch snapper ( Pagrus auratus ) from down to ∼120 m, often evoking barotrauma. Owing to minimum legal sizes and quotas or non-consumptiveExpand
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