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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29666821/probiotics-for-the-control-of-helminth-zoonosis
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REVIEW
Abadi Amare Reda
This paper is a comprehensive, concise, and an up to date review about probiotics effect and mechanisms against helminth infections of zoonotic importance. Zoonoses are diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans in a reversible way. Despite zoonotic helminth diseases being still a challenge to the public health and the agriculture industries globally, they were still neglected in both human and veterinary medicine. Moreover, the increasing emergence of anthelmintic drug resistance constitutes failures of most disease control strategies, alarming for a quest to new alternative control approaches...
2018: Journal of Veterinary Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29623873/antimicrobial-resistance-in-campylobacter-spp
#2
Zhangqi Shen, Yang Wang, Qijing Zhang, Jianzhong Shen
Campylobacter is a major foodborne pathogen and has become increasingly resistant to clinically important antimicrobials. To cope with the selection pressure from antimicrobial use in both veterinary and human medicine, Campylobacter has developed multiple mechanisms for antibiotic resistance, including modification or mutation of antimicrobial targets, modification or inactivation of antibiotics, and reduced drug accumulation by drug efflux pumps. Some of these mechanisms confer resistance to a specific class of antimicrobials, while others give rise to multidrug resistance...
April 2018: Microbiology Spectrum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619015/colonization-dynamics-of-cefotaxime-resistant-bacteria-in-beef-cattle-raised-without-cephalosporin-antibiotics
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Raies A Mir, Thomas A Weppelmann, Lin Teng, Alexander Kirpich, Mauricio A Elzo, Joseph D Driver, Kwangcheol C Jeong
The emergence of infections caused by antimicrobial resistant microorganisms (ARMs) is currently one of the most important challenges to public health and medicine. Though speculated to originate at least partially from the overuse of antibiotics during food animal production, we hypothesized that cattle are exposed to ARMs in the environment. In this cohort study, a herd of beef calves with no previous exposure to antibiotics was followed during the first year of life in order to investigate the rate of colonization by bacteria resistant to the third-generation cephalosporin cefotaxime...
2018: Frontiers in Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29615264/extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-esbl-and-carbapenemase-producing-enterobacteriaceae-in-water-sources-in-lebanon
#4
Mohamad Diab, Monzer Hamze, Richard Bonnet, Estelle Saras, Jean-Yves Madec, Marisa Haenni
Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) have been recurrently reported in both human and veterinary medicine, and carbapenemases have also emerged in these two sectors. Such resistance phenotypes were increasingly reported in the environment, which both receives and further disseminates multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria. Here, we report the high contamination of water samples (68.2%; 15/22) collected in estuaries in Lebanon. From these 15 contaminated sites, a total of 21 ESBL-producing (mostly harbouring the blaCTX-M-15 gene) and four carbapenemase-producing (two blaOXA-48 and two blaOXA-244 ) Enterobacteriaceae were recovered...
April 2018: Veterinary Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29603417/antimicrobial-activity-of-preparations-after-combined-cultivation-of-lactic-acid-bacteria-and-yeast-strains
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Ts R Balabekyan, K J Karapetyan, T V Khachatryan, G E Khachatryan, S Sh Tatikyan
Use of antimicrobials in both human and animal populations over the past several decades has led to the emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria populations that are resistant to many commercially available drugs. For example, acquired resistance to first-line antimicrobial agents increasingly complicates the management of extra-intestinal infections due to Escherichia coli, which are a major source of illness and death. The continued development of new classes of natural antimicrobial agents, possessing antibacterial activity, has become of increasing importance for medicine and veterinary...
March 30, 2018: Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29602241/incidence-of-and-associated-factors-for-bacterial-colonization-of-intravenous-catheters-removed-from-dogs-in-response-to-clinical-complications
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Pedro Jose Guzmán Ramos, Cristina Fernández Pérez, Tania Ayllón Santiago, M Rosario Baquero Artigao, Gustavo Ortiz-Díez
BACKGROUND: Infection rate associated with intravenous (IV) catheter placement is emerging as an important issue in small animal veterinary medicine, mostly because of the economic costs associated with these infections. Identification of possible associated factors may provide useful information for the surveillance and prevention of such infections. OBJECTIVES: To determine the incidence of positive bacterial cultures obtained from IV catheters used in dogs hospitalized for at least 48 hours and removed because of clinical complication...
March 30, 2018: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29535301/rapid-rise-of-the-esbl-and-mcr-1-genes-in-escherichia-coli-of-chicken-origin-in-china-2008-2014
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Congming Wu, Yingchao Wang, Xiaomin Shi, Shuang Wang, Hongwei Ren, Zhangqi Shen, Yang Wang, Juchun Lin, Shaolin Wang
Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli (ESBL-EC) strains are emerging around the world as a source of resistance to β-lactam antibiotics such as ampicillin, cefotaxime, and ceftazidime. mcr-1 is a novel plasmid-mediated gene conferring resistance to colistin. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of ESBL-EC mcr-1 of chicken origin in the different provinces of China during 2008-2014. Overall, 341 of 821 isolates were determined to be ESBL-EC strains, and the proportion of ESBL-positive strains almost doubled from 2008 to 2014...
March 14, 2018: Emerging Microbes & Infections
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29534809/practical-fluid-therapy-and-treatment-modalities-for-field-conditions-for-horses-and-foals-with-gastrointestinal-problems
#8
REVIEW
C Langdon Fielding
With advances in technology and owner education, field management in equine veterinary medicine continues to evolve. Equine gastrointestinal disease is one of the most common types of emergencies evaluated by equine practitioners, and many of these patients can be effectively managed in the field. Although the equine veterinarian must make numerous decisions, fluid therapy, pain management, and antimicrobial use are 3 of the major choices that must be addressed when initiating field treatment of equine gastrointestinal disease...
April 2018: Veterinary Clinics of North America. Equine Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29528809/histologic-characterization-of-eosinophilic-encephalitis-in-horses-in-florida
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Whitney M Zoll, Dhani Prakoso, Michael Dark, Junjie Liu, Heather Stockdale-Walden, Maureen T Long
Eosinophils within the central nervous system are abnormal and are usually associated with fungal or parasitic infections in horses. Causative agents include Halicephalobus gingivalis, Sarcocystis neurona, and Neospora hughesi. Confirmation of these organisms via specific testing is typically not performed, and final diagnoses are often presumptive. With molecular technology, many of these organisms can now be confirmed. This is important for emerging and zoonotic pathogens, including Angiostrongylus cantonensis, an emerging parasite of interest in the southeastern United States...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29484301/the-one-health-concept-10-years-old-and-a-long-road-ahead
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REVIEW
Delphine Destoumieux-Garzón, Patrick Mavingui, Gilles Boetsch, Jérôme Boissier, Frédéric Darriet, Priscilla Duboz, Clémentine Fritsch, Patrick Giraudoux, Frédérique Le Roux, Serge Morand, Christine Paillard, Dominique Pontier, Cédric Sueur, Yann Voituron
Over the past decade, a significant increase in the circulation of infectious agents was observed. With the spread and emergence of epizootics, zoonoses, and epidemics, the risks of pandemics became more and more critical. Human and animal health has also been threatened by antimicrobial resistance, environmental pollution, and the development of multifactorial and chronic diseases. This highlighted the increasing globalization of health risks and the importance of the human-animal-ecosystem interface in the evolution and emergence of pathogens...
2018: Frontiers in Veterinary Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29389253/bovine-milk-comparative-proteome-analysis-from-early-mid-and-late-lactation-in-the-cattle-breed-malnad-gidda-bos-indicus
#11
Praseeda Mol, Uday Kannegundla, Gourav Dey, Lathika Gopalakrishnan, Manjunath Dammalli, Manish Kumar, Arun H Patil, Marappa Basavaraju, Akhila Rao, Kerekoppa P Ramesha, Thottethodi Subrahmanya Keshava Prasad
Bovine milk is important for both veterinary medicine and human nutrition. Understanding the bovine milk proteome at different stages of lactation has therefore broad significance for integrative biology and clinical medicine as well. Indeed, different lactation stages have marked influence on the milk yield, milk constituents, and nourishment of the neonates. We performed a comparative proteome analysis of the bovine milk obtained at different stages of lactation from the Indian indigenous cattle Malnad Gidda (Bos indicus), a widely available breed...
February 1, 2018: Omics: a Journal of Integrative Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29363210/in-vitro-antimicrobial-activity-of-narasin-against-common-clinical-isolates-associated-with-canine-otitis-externa
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Wei Yee Chan, Elizabeth E Hickey, Manouchehr Khazandi, Stephen W Page, Darren J Trott, Peter B Hill
BACKGROUND: Antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial stewardship are of ever-increasing importance in veterinary medicine. Re-purposing of old drugs that are not used in human medicine is one approach that addresses the emergence of multidrug resistance in canine skin and ear infections, and can reduce the use of critically important human antibiotic classes. HYPOTHESIS/OBJECTIVES: To determine the antimicrobial activity of narasin, a polyether ionophore conventionally used as a rumen modifier and anticoccidial agent in production animals, against common clinical isolates of canine otitis externa (OE)...
April 2018: Veterinary Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29276617/antimicrobial-resistance-in-human-populations-challenges-and-opportunities
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REVIEW
S Allcock, E H Young, M Holmes, D Gurdasani, G Dougan, M S Sandhu, L Solomon, M E Török
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global public health threat. Emergence of AMR occurs naturally, but can also be selected for by antimicrobial exposure in clinical and veterinary medicine. Despite growing worldwide attention to AMR, there are substantial limitations in our understanding of the burden, distribution and determinants of AMR at the population level. We highlight the importance of population-based approaches to assess the association between antimicrobial use and AMR in humans and animals. Such approaches are needed to improve our understanding of the development and spread of AMR in order to inform strategies for the prevention, detection and management of AMR, and to support the sustainable use of antimicrobials in healthcare...
2017: Global health, epidemiology and genomics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29230360/skin-temperature-and-reproductive-condition-in-wild-female-chimpanzees
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Guillaume Dezecache, Claudia Wilke, Nathalie Richi, Christof Neumann, Klaus Zuberbühler
Infrared thermal imaging has emerged as a valuable tool in veterinary medicine, in particular for evaluating reproductive processes. Here, we explored differences in skin temperature of twenty female chimpanzees in Budongo Forest, Uganda, four of which were pregnant during data collection. Based on previous literature in other mammals, we predicted increased skin temperature of maximally swollen reproductive organs of non-pregnant females when approaching peak fertility. For pregnant females, we made the same prediction because it has been argued that female chimpanzees have evolved mechanisms to conceal pregnancy, including swellings of the reproductive organs, conspicuous copulation calling, and solicitation of male mating behaviour, to decrease the infanticidal tendencies of resident males by confusing paternity...
2017: PeerJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29190192/suspected-zonisamide-related-anticonvulsant-hypersensitivity-syndrome-in-a-cat
#15
Audrey Collinet, Veronique Sammut
CASE DESCRIPTION A 2-year-old neutered male domestic shorthair cat was evaluated for sudden onset of cluster seizures. CLINICAL FINDINGS At an emergency clinic, the cat had hyperimmunoglobulinemia and thrombocytopenia. On referral, treatment with levetiracetam, zonisamide, and phenobarbital initially provided good control of cluster seizure activity (attributable to epilepsy of unknow origin). Two weeks later, assessments revealed that serum phenobarbital concentration was within the ideal range but serum zonisamide concentration exceeded the recommended therapeutic range...
December 15, 2017: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29188072/systemic-rasamsonia-piperina-infection-in-a-german-shepherd-cross-dog
#16
Joanna Lodzinska, Paola Cazzini, Claire S Taylor, Jenifer Harris, Scott Kilpatrick, Tiziana Liuti, Gavin K Paterson
Introduction. Infection with the Rasamsonia argillacea species complex represents an emerging problem in human and veterinary medicine with systemic mycoses presenting with significant clinical complications and being a cause of death. Case presentation. In this report, a case of systemic Rasamsonia piperina infection discovered in a 3-year-old male neutered, German shepherd cross dog is described together with the clinical presentation, the course of the disease and diagnosis. This report describes the first case of veterinary mycosis due to R...
October 2017: JMM Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29178952/status-of-benzimidazole-resistance-in-intestinal-nematode-populations-of-livestock-in-brazil-a-systematic-review
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Lauren Hubert Jaeger, Filipe Anibal Carvalho-Costa
BACKGROUND: Benzimidazoles (BZ) are a class of drugs widely used in veterinary and human medicine, creating a great selection pressure and the emergence of BZ resistance. We conducted a systematic review to assess the status of resistance and/or effectiveness reduction of BZ drugs in animal nematodes in Brazil, and make information accessible to the scientific community, as many studies are published in Portuguese. PubMed, SciELO Brasil, LILACS/Bireme, GNTD database, and Google Scholar were searched with no language restrictions...
November 25, 2017: BMC Veterinary Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29173584/candida-parapsilosis-complex-in-veterinary-practice-a-historical-overview-biology-virulence-attributes-and-antifungal-susceptibility-traits
#18
REVIEW
Rossana de Aguiar Cordeiro, Jamille Alencar Sales, Débora de Souza Collares Maia Castelo-Branco, Raimunda Samia Nogueira Brilhante, Yago Brito de Ponte, Géssica Dos Santos Araújo, Patrícia Bruna Leite Mendes, Vandbergue Santos Pereira, Lucas Pereira de Alencar, Adriana de Queiroz Pinheiro, José Júlio Costa Sidrim, Marcos Fábio Gadelha Rocha
The Candida genus is composed by yeast that commensally live as part of human and animal microbiota. In the last years, C. parapsilosis complex, composed by the cryptic species C. parapsilosis sensu stricto, C. orthopsilosis and C. metapsilosis, has been frequently implicated in human nosocomial infections in Europe and Latin America. In veterinary medicine, C. parapsilosis sensu lato infections have been reported in different animal species. Several putative virulence factors have been associated with the pathogenicity of this species complex, including biofilm formation and the production of proteases, phospholipases, lipases and other hydrolytic enzymes...
December 2017: Veterinary Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169340/situational-analysis-of-antibiotic-use-and-resistance-in-ghana-policy-and-regulation
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Saviour Kwame Yevutsey, Kwame Ohene Buabeng, Moses Aikins, Berko Panyin Anto, Richard B Biritwum, Niels Frimodt-Møller, Martha Gyansa-Lutterodt
BACKGROUND: Antibiotics have played an essential role in decreasing morbidity and mortality from infectious diseases. However, indiscriminate use and unrestricted access is contributing to the emergence of bacterial resistance. This paper reports on a situational analysis of antimicrobial use and resistance in Ghana, with focus on policy and regulation. METHODS: Relevant policy documents, reports, regulations and enactments were reviewed. PubMed and Google search engines were used to extract relevant published papers...
November 23, 2017: BMC Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29140260/vaccinia-virus-natural-infections-in-brazil-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly
#20
REVIEW
Jaqueline Silva de Oliveira, Poliana de Oliveira Figueiredo, Galileu Barbosa Costa, Felipe Lopes de Assis, Betânia Paiva Drumond, Flávio Guimarães da Fonseca, Maurício Lacerda Nogueira, Erna Geessien Kroon, Giliane de Souza Trindade
The orthopoxviruses (OPV) comprise several emerging viruses with great importance to human and veterinary medicine, including vaccinia virus (VACV), which causes outbreaks of bovine vaccinia (BV) in South America. Historically, VACV is the most comprehensively studied virus, however, its origin and natural hosts remain unknown. VACV was the primary component of the smallpox vaccine, largely used during the smallpox eradication campaign. After smallpox was declared eradicated, the vaccination that conferred immunity to OPV was discontinued, favoring a new contingent of susceptible individuals to OPV...
November 15, 2017: Viruses
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