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Articles on Zoopathology -- the science that deals with animal diseases, their nature, causes, symptoms, management, etc.

Zoopathology Articles

Gastrointestinal stromal tumour and hypoglycemia in a Fjord pony: Case report
This case indicates that a gastrointestinal stromal tumour may cause hypoglycemia also in the horse.

Date: 12 Jun 2008, Rating: 5.00, 6 pages

The impact of elbow and knee joint lesions on abnormal gait and posture of sows
Joint lesions occur widespread in the Danish sow population and they are the most frequent cause for euthanasia.

Date: 11 Jun 2008, Rating: not rated, 14 pages

Calcification of intervertebral discs in the dachshund: a radiographic and histopathologic study of 20 dogs
The purpose of the study was to compare radiographic and histopathologic findings with regard to number and extent of calcified discs in the dachshund.

Date: 11 Jun 2008, Rating: 1.00, 10 pages

Europe develops new technologies to boost health of livestock
A range of new technologies including genetic modification (GM) and RNA Interference are being deployed to improve the health of farm animals in a series of European and global initiatives

Date: 5 Jun 2008, Rating: 4.33

Bird flu study highlights need to vaccinate flocks effectively
Incomplete vaccination of poultry flocks could make the spread of deadly strains of avian flu such as H5N1 worse

Date: 5 Jun 2008, Rating: 5.00

Chips could speed up detection of livestock viruses
Some of the worst threats to farm workers and farm animals such as bird flu, foot-and-mouth disease and other emerging viruses could soon be quickly identified by using a simple screening chip developed by

Date: 5 Jun 2008, Rating: not rated

In-shell vaccine for chick disease
Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) causes losses of £23.6M a year to the UK poultry industry but scientists are now developing a new way to vaccinate chicks against the disease

Date: 5 Jun 2008, Rating: 4.00

Scientists discover a genetic switch that links animal growth and cancer
The researchers have discovered that a genetic switch involved in growth and development of an animal is the same one used to prevent normal cells from becoming cancerous.

Date: 5 Jun 2008, Rating: not rated

Ebola virus a threat to great ape populations
The Ebola virus, identified for the first time in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (ex-Zaire), has unleashed several lethal epidemics in Central Africa.

Date: 5 Jun 2008, Rating: 1.00

Scripps scientists studying sepsis in mice find potential drug targets for deadly disease
The authors have identified a key connection of signaling pathways in the cascade of events leading to sepsis.

Date: 5 Jun 2008, Rating: 5.00

Joint axes of rotation and body segment parameters of pig limbs
To enable a quantification of net joint moments and joint reaction forces, indicators of joint loading, this study aimed to locate the mediolateral joint axes of rotation and establish the body segment parameters of the limbs of pigs

Date: 19 Oct 2007, Rating: not rated, 5 pages

Retrospective review and systematic study of mammary tumors in dogs and characteristics of the extracellular matrix
The aim of the present study was to perform a retrospective review, from 1932 to 1999, in order to establish the number of cases of mammary tumors in dogs

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: not rated, 8 pages

Clinical and pathological study of an outbreak of obstructive urolithiasis in feedlot cattle in southern Brazil
The epidemiology, clinical picture and pathology of an outbreak of urolithiasis in cattle in southern Brazil are described.

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 5.00, 7 pages

Ebola virus: from wildlife to dogs
During the latest epidemics in Gabon and the Republic of Congo, there were many cases where dogs had eaten remains of dead animals infected with the virus

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 3.00

Britain outlines strategy to deal with animal diseases
The British authorities outlined Monday the integrated, risk based strategy to deal with the current disease situation with both Bluetongue disease and Foot and Mouth Disease

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: not rated

Canine Cancer Vaccine Program Shows Early Promise
The vaccine being used now has undergone a few modifications designed to increase its anti-cancer activity.

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 5.00

Contagious Cancer In Dogs Confirmed; Origins Traced To Wolves Centuries Ago
A type of cancer that affects dogs throughout the world is in fact a sexually transmitted disease that originated from a single source

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 5.00

Poaching, Logging, And Outbreaks Of Ebola Threaten Central African Gorillas And Chimpanzees
A combination of natural and man-madethreats is killing gorillas and chimpanzees in Central Africa

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 3.50

Scientists Work To Prevent Recent Ebola Outbreak From Decimating Gorillas And Chimps
The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is working to prevent the recent Ebola virus outbreak from decimating wild populations of gorillas, chimpanzees and other wildlife in Gabon and neighboring Congo.

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: not rated

Study Links Ebola Outbreaks To Animal Carcasses
All recent Ebola virus outbreaks in humans in forests between Gabon and the Republic of Congo were the result of handling infected wild animal carcasses

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 2.33