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CSF neurogranin as a neuronal damage marker in CJD: a comparative study with AD
(Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 2019-05-16)
Objective To investigate whether cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) neurogranin concentrations are altered in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), comparatively with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and associated with neuronal ...
Bayesian estimation of qPCR and bacterial culture accuracy for detection of bovine coagulase‐negative staphylococci from milk and teat apex at different test cut‐off points
(Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2019-05-11)
Aim:To primarily estimate the sensitivity (Se) and specificity (Sp) of thecommercially available Mastit4 quantitative PCR (qPCR) assay and bacterialculture (BC) for diagnosis of intramammary infections (IMI) and teat ...
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae variability: Current trends and proposed terminology for genomic classification
(Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019-05-17)
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyopneumoniae) is the aetiologic agent of enzootic pneumonia in swine, a prevalent chronic respiratory disease worldwide. Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae is a small, self‐replicating microorganism ...
Biosecurity assessment of Argentinian pig farms
(Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2019-02-27)
The pig industry is growing very fast in Argentina with an increasing need for replacement animals, feedstuff and transportation of animals. One of the main competitive advantages of the Argentinian pig industry is its ...
Description of the first Schmallenberg disease outbreak in Spain and subsequent virus spreading in domestic ruminants
(Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 2019-06-10)
Schmallenberg disease (SBD) is an emerging disease transmitted mainly among ruminant species by biting midges of the genus Culicoides. Since the Schmallenberg virus (SBV) was first identified in Germany in late 2011, it ...
The emergence of classical BSE from atypical/Nor98 scrapie
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019-12-16)
Atypical/Nor98 scrapie (AS) is a prion disease of small ruminants. Currently there are no efficient measures to control this form of prion disease, and, importantly, the zoonotic potential and the risk that AS might represent ...