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Comparisons of Salmonella conjugation and virulence gene hyperexpression mediated by rumen protozoa from domestic and exotic ruminants

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Abstract: Recent studies have identified a phenomenon in which ciliated protozoa engulf Salmonella and the intra-protozoal environment hyperactivates virulence gene expression and provides a venue for conjugal transfer...

Author(s): Matt T. Brewer, Nalee Xiong, Jeffery D. Dier, Kristi L. Anderson, Mark A. Rasmussen, Sharon K. Franklin, Steve A. Carlson
Year: 2011
Journal: Veterinary Microbiology
Page Numbers: 301-306
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Tanzania: Tanapa Worried By Giraffe Ear Disease

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Abstract: WILDLIFE SCIENTISTS in Tanzania are investigating a severe infectious ear disease that is reported to have affected up to 30 per cent of an estimated 300 giraffes in Mikumi National Park, 300 km southwest...

Author(s): Zephania Ubwani
Year: 2013
Journal: AllAfrica.com
Page Numbers: 1-2
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Survey of brucellosis at the wildlife–livestock interface on the Zimbabwean side of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area

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Abstract: A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the seroprevalence of bovine brucellosis in communal cattle and wildlife at a wildlife–livestock interface in the southeast lowveld of Zimbabwe, part...

Author(s): Calvin Gomo, Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky, Alexandre Caron & Davies Mubika Pfukenyi
Year: 2012
Journal: Tropical Animal Health and Production
Page Numbers: 77-85
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Are we prepared for emerging and re-emerging diseases? Experience and lessons from epidemics that occurred in Tanzania during the last five decades

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Abstract: This paper reviews preparedness for containing and controlling emerging and re-emerging diseases drawing lessons from disease events that occurred in animal and human populations in the last five decades...

Author(s): Erson D. Karimuribo, Leonard E.G. Mboera, Erasto Mbugi, Azma Simba, Fredrick M. Kivaria, Peter Mmbuji and Mark M. Rweyemamu
Year: 2011
Journal: Tanzania Journal of Health Research
Page Numbers: 1-14
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Assessing Transmission of Antimicrobial-Resistant Escherichia coli in Wild Giraffe Contact Networks

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Abstract: There is growing evidence that anthropogenic sources of antibiotics and antimicrobial-resistant bacteria can spill over into natural ecosystems, raising questions about the role wild animals play in the...

Author(s): Elizabeth A. Miller, Timothy J. Johnson, George Omondi, Edward R. Atwill, Lynne A. Isbell, Brenda McCowan and Kimberly VanderWaala
Year: 2019
Journal: Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Page Numbers: 1-15
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The effects of increased hay-to-grain ratio on behavior, metabolic health measures, and fecal bacterial communities in four Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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Abstract: We evaluated whether increasing the hay-to-grain ratio offered to Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo would reduce oral stereotypies and alter feeding behaviors,...

Author(s): Michael L. Monson, Patricia M. Dennis, Kristen E. Lukas, Katherine L. Krynak, Sarah R. Carrino-Kyker, David J. Burke and Mandi W. Schook
Year: 2018
Journal: Zoo Biology
Page Numbers: 320–331
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Protozoan and bacterial pathogens in tick salivary glands in wild and domestic animal environments in South Africa

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Abstract: A total of 7364 ticks belonging to 13 species was collected from 64 game animals (belonging to 11 species) and from 64 livestock animals (cattle and sheep) living in close vicinity at 6 localities in 3...

Author(s): M. Berggoetz, M. Schmid, D. Ston, V. Wyss, C. Chevillon, A.-M. Pretorius and L. Gern
Year: 2014
Journal: Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases
Page Numbers: 176– 185
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Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency-like syndrome in giraffe

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Abstract: Studies were conducted on four giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) with diarrhea and three clinically healthy ones. The feces from both healthy and sick animals were examined to determine amylase, lipase...

Author(s): Roman LechowskI, Jan Pisarski, Jerzy Gosławski and Maciej Lenarcik
Year: 1991
Journal: Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Page Numbers: 728-730
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An outbreak of anthrax in endangered Rothschild’s giraffes in Mwea National Reserve, Kenya

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Abstract: An anthrax outbreak occurred at the Mwea National Reserve between May 2011 and July 2011. This outbreak affected endangered Rothschild’s giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis ssp. rothschildi). Eleven giraffe...

Author(s): Titus Kaitho; David Ndeereh and Bernard Ngoru
Year: 2013
Journal: Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports
Page Numbers: 45-48
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Serologic Survey of Selected Viral, Bacterial, and Protozoal Agents in Captive and Free-Ranging Ungulates from Central Kenya

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Abstract: Serologic evidence of exposure to various disease agents in free‐ranging and captive ungulates at a private game ranch in Kenya is presented, and seroprevalence values inside a fenced‐in area are compared...

Author(s): Kevin R. Kimber, Juan Lubroth, Edward J. Dubovi, Mary Lou Berninger, and Thomas W. Demaar
Year: 2002
Journal: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Page Numbers: 217-223