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
Journal: Veterinary Microbiology
Page Numbers: 301-306
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
Page Numbers: 1-2
Cryptosporidium muris in a Reticulated Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata)
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Abstract: Cryptosporidium spp. infection in captive exotic mammals was investigated using staining and molecular biological methods. A total of 323 fecal samples from 100 mammalian species (62 Artiodactyla, 33 Rodentia,...
Author(s): A. Kodádková , M. Kváĉ, O. Ditrich, B. Sak, and L. Xiao
Journal: Journal of Parasitology
Page Numbers: 211-212
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
Journal: Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Page Numbers: 1-15
The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) rumen microbiome
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Abstract: Recent studies have shown that wild ruminants are sources of previously undescribed microorganisms, knowledge of which can improve our understanding of the complex microbial interactions in the foregut....
Author(s): Michael Roggenbuck, Cathrine Sauer, Morten Poulsen, Mads F. Bertelsen and Søren J. Sørensen
Journal: FEMS Microbiology Ecology
Page Numbers: 237–246
Herbivore population crashes and woodland structure in East Africa
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Abstract: Between 1985 and 1991, bush encroachment was serious in Lake Manyara National Park, northern Tanzania. Shrub cover increased by c. 20%. The increase was independent of initial (1985) shrub cover. Since...
Author(s): Herbert H.T. Prins and Henk P. Van Der Jeugd
Journal: Journal of Ecology
Page Numbers: 305-314
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
Journal: Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases
Page Numbers: 176– 185
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
Journal: Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Page Numbers: 728-730
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
Journal: Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports
Page Numbers: 45-48
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
Journal: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Page Numbers: 217-223