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    • Porcine circovirus 3 is highly prevalent in serum and tissues and may persistently infect wild boar (Sus scrofa scrofa) 

      Klaumann, Francini; Dias‐Alves, Andrea; Cabezón, Oscar; Mentaberre, Gregorio; Castillo‐Contreras, Raquel; López‐Béjar, Manel; Casas‐Díaz, Encarna; Sibila, Marina; Correa‐Fiz, Florencia; Segalés, Joaquim
      Porcine circovirus 3 (PCV‐3) prevalence has been minimally investigated in wild boar; dynamics of infection and viral tissue distribution are currently unknown. In this study, serum samples from 518 wild boar (from years ...
    • Toxoplasma gondii infection in wild mustelids and cats across an urban-rural gradient 

      Barros, Macarena; Cabezón, Oscar; Dubey, Jitender P.; Almería, Sonia; Ribas, María P.; Escobar, Luis E.; Ramos, Barbara; Medina-Vogel, Gonzalo
      The increase in human population and domestic pets, such as cats, are generating important consequences in terms of habitat loss and pathogen pollution of coastal ecosystems with potential to generate negative impacts in ...
    • Tracking Toxoplasma gondii in freshwater ecosystems: interaction with the invasive American mink (Neovison vison) in Spain 

      P. Ribas, Maria; Almería, Sonia; Fernández-Aguilar, Xavier; De Pedro, Gabriel; Lizarraga, Patricia; Alarcia-Alejos, Olga; Molina-López, Rafael; Obón, Elena; Gholipour, Hojjat; Temiño, Consuelo; Dubey, Jitender P.; Cabezón, Oscar
      Water-borne transmission may play an important role in the epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii. Mammals closely related to freshwater ecosystems, such as the American mink (Neovison vison), are potentially valuable sentinels ...
    • Urban Wild Boars and Risk for Zoonotic Streptococcus suis, Spain 

      Fernández-Aguila, Xavier; Gottschalk, Marcelo; Aragon, Virginia; Càmara, Jordi; Ardanuy, Carmen; Velarde, Roser; Galofré-Milà, Nuria; Castillo-Contreras, Raquel; López-Olvera, Jorge R.; Mentaberre, Gregorio; Colom-Cadena, Andreu; Lavín, Santiago; Cabezón, Oscar
      Urban wild boars (Sus scrofa) from Barcelona, Spain, harbor great diversity of Streptococcus suis strains, including strains with the cps2 gene and with the same molecular profile as local human cases. The increasing trend ...