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Feb 09, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Bluetongue Virus Infection in Ruminants: A Review Paper

Mateus de Oliveira Vial, Brennda Vitorino Corrêa, Ana Clara Malegoni, Tayná Bolsam da Silva, Lara Cassaro, Luiz Alexandre Moscon, Diogo Almeida Rondon, Clairton Marcolongo Pereira
Bluetongue is an infectious, viral, non-contagious disease, caused by the virus of the genus Orbivirus and family Reoviridae, being transmitted by hematophagous vectors of the genus Culicoides to domestic and wild ruminants. The disease mainly affects sheep. The infection is related to the climatic conditions of high temperatures and high humidity, which favor the proliferation of vectors. The disease is characterized by systemic hemorrhagic viral fever, caused by vascular injury a...
Open Access Library J. Vol.8, 2021

Jun 11, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Prevalence of Canine Babesiosis in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State

Moses Ojonugwa Oguche, Israel Joshua Barde, Mayowa Peter Olabode, Waziri Ibrahim Anjili, Victor Haruna, Daniel Apeh, Samson Mark, Joshua Bako Mafulul, Khalin Suleiman Wujat
A study on the prevalence of canine babesiosis was carried out at Jos south Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria, between May and June 2019. Giemsa stained blood smears of 150 dogs revealed that 20 (13.33%) of the dogs were positive with Babesia canis. Among these, 63 (42.00%) were puppies aged less than 6 months, and 87 (58.00%) are adult dogs aged 9 months and above infected by the parasite. However, the age is found significantly correlated with Babesia canis as all the positives a...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020

Mar 20, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Production Systems and Contribution on Characterization of Local Chickens in Smallholder Farmer in Sud-Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

M. M. D. Katunga, K. F. Balemirwe, F. Masheka, P. Zamukulu
Sud-Kivu province in DRC faces to malnutrition of his population. Agriculture and especially livestock have a low yield due to bad government, low diseases control, lack of feed, inappropriate chicken’s accommodation. Importation of food is very high. A survey was implemented on local chickens rearing in Bukavu town and his hinterland territories of Kabare, Walungu and Kalehe in Sud-Kivu. Conducted at the household level, standard methods of interviews and structured questionnaires were used on ...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020

Mar 25, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Predation Record of Tropical House Gecko (Hemidactylus mabouia) (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) by Guira Cuckoo (Guira guira) (Aves: Cuculiformes: Cuculidae) in the Region of Arraial do Cabo, East Coast of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

Marcelo Tardelli Rodrigues, Rodrigo Cumplido, David Steinwender, David Braga Quintanilha, Ubirajara Goncalves de Melo Junior, Patricia de Oliveira Paiva Quintanilha, Luisa Maria Diele-Viegas
The tropical house gecko is an exotic and invasive lizard that has a wide distribution in the New World. Throughout its area of occurrence, the species is predated by several native predators, such as spiders, lizards, snakes, birds, and mammals. The guira cuckoo is a widely distributed bird in South America, usually found in man-impacted regions. The species feeds mainly on arthropods, small vertebrates, and reptiles, such as liz
Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019

Mar 25, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Records of Southern Sea Lion (Otaria flavescens) (Mammalia: Carnivora: Otariidae) and Total Mercury (THg) Levels in Muscle Tissue of a Specimen on the East Coast of Rio de Janeiro State, Southeastern Brazil

Marcelo Tardelli Rodrigues, Eduardo Barros Fagundes Netto, Rodrigo Cumplido, Ubirajara Goncalves de Melo Junior, David Braga Quintanilha, Eliane Teixeira Mársico, Micheli da Silva Ferreira Ascoli, Carlos Frederico Marques Guimaraes
This study aims to present records of southern sea lions (Otaria flavescens) on the coast of Arraial do Cabo, located on the east coast of Rio de Janeiro State, southeastern Brazil, and information on the levels of total mercury (THg) found in muscle tissue of a specimen collected in the study area. Between July 2003 and February 2017, 5 occurrences of southern sea lions were recorded in the study area. Four of these records were
Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019

Aug 27, 2018Open    AccessArticle

A Review and the Length-Weight Relationship of Bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766), Pisces: Pomatomidae, at the Marine Extractive Reserve (RESEX-Mar) of Arraial do Cabo, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

Rodrigo Cumplido, Eduardo Barros Fagundes Netto, Marcelo Tardelli Rodrigues, Ubirajara Gon?alves de Melo Junior, Paulo Alberto Silva da Costa
The bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766), the only representative of the Pomatomidae family, is a key fishing resource that represents a substantial part of the landings at RESEX-Mar of Arraial do Cabo-RJ. The spec
Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018

Apr 17, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Occurrence of Important Viral and Bacterial Diseases in Poultry Flocks in District Khairpur Mir’s, Sindh, Pakistan

Rehana Aslam, Zaibun-Nisa Memon, Dilpat Rai Menghwar, Qalender Bux, Hakim Ali Keerio
The present study was conducted to determine the occurrence of two viral and one bacterial disease in four Tahsils of Khairpur District during June 2014-June 2015. The study was conduct on the clinical signs, symptoms and postmortem examination. The data were collected randomly; five farms were selected from Khairpur District. The results shows high mortality rate in all Tahsils were observed (1.17%) due to IBD from all Tahsils fo
Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018

Mar 26, 2018Open    AccessArticle

The Peripheral Hypotheses of Hypothalamic Aging

Zi-Jian Cai
It is well known that the hypothalamic changes in control of hormones determine the chronological sequence of aging in mammals. For decades, it has been demonstrated in humans that the hypothalamic nuclei manifest heterogeneity in degeneration during aging, with the neuron number decreasing in both the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) and the preoptic sexually dimorphic nucleus (SDN-POA) in the process of senescence, while the neuron
Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018

Mar 12, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Different Protocols of Physical Training: Effect on Markers of Oxidative Stress in Erythrocytes in Rats

Marcelo Costa-Junior, Wener Barbosa-Resende, Michel Barbosa de Araújo, Rodrigo Augusto Dalia, Leandro Pereira de Moura, Luciana Alves de Medeiros, Lucas Moreira Cunha, Eliete Luciano
The imbalance between oxidant molecules and antioxidant agents is characterized as oxidative stress (OS) and may lead to severe damage to the organism. In contrast, the physical training of aerobic and resistive character promotes increases of the antioxidant response, resulting in a balance and/or minimizing damage. Therefore, the objective of the study is to verify the effect of aerobic training, resistive training and concurren
Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018

Jan 29, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Risk Factors for Bruises and High Muscle pH in Lamb Carcasses of Tierra Del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia

Juan Antonio Tarumán, Juan Pablo Smulders, Carmen Beatriz Gallo
The aim of the study was to relate some pre-slaughter handling factors for lambs in a slaughterhouse, with the presence of bruises and high muscle pH in carcasses. Stocking density, transport distance and time, and type of slaughter (Conventional or Kosher) were registered in a sample of 1150 lambs that corresponded to 23 loads originated from different farms (Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia), distance and tim
Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018


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