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Article published the 6 from April from 2017
  Introduction Worldwide, necrotic enteritis (NE) leads to important production losses, increased feed consumption and mortality rates, and a reduced welfare of broiler chickens [1–4]. The causative agent of NE is Clostridium perfringens, a Gram-positive spore forming bacterium which occurs ubiquitously in the environment, in feed and in the gastrointestinal tract of animals and human ...
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Article published the 16 from December from 2016
1. Introduction Clostridium perfringens is an anaerobic, spore-forming Gram-positive bacterium often found as a normal inhabitant of animal and human intestines [1–3]. However, by mechanisms and stimuli that are not fully understood, C. perfringens undergoes rapid proliferation, while producing several toxins, resulting in disease onset. Classification of C. perfringens strains is based on ...
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News published on 8 from November from 2016
Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care Symposium in Brazil focuses on health issues in relation to management practices and proper feed formulation regimes. With the growing popularity of poultry meat around the world, poultry production is steadily on the increase. As a result, the food safety issue is receiving increased interest, as poultry health is closely related to human health. Treat ...
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Article published the 4 from November from 2016
Introduction Clostridium perfringens is a Gram-positive, spore-forming, anaerobic bacterium. It is a normal component of the intestinal microbiota of animals, including humans. It secretes several toxins and enzymes that cause different forms of tissue damage [1–3]. Consequently, it can cause a variety of diseases in various vertebrates [2]. The differences in virulence properties between C ...
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Article published the 21 from October from 2016
1. Introduction Mycotoxins are toxic fungal metabolites that can contaminate a wide array of food and feed [1]. Mycotoxin-producing fungi can be classified into either field or storage fungi. Field fungi, such as the Fusarium species, produce mycotoxins on the crops in the field, whereas storage fungi, such as the Aspergillus and Penicillium species, produce mycotoxins on the crops after harves ...
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Article published the 10 from February from 2016
1. Introduction. Subclinical endometritis (SCE) is one of the most important reproductive impairments in dairy cows studied in the last decade. It can be defined as the superficial inflammation of the endometrium (no deeper than the stratum spongiosum) [1], without visible clinical signs, but significantly affecting reproductive performances [2,3]. Cytology is considered the best technique to dia ...
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This member gave a presentation on 26 from September from 2012
At the following event:
International Symposium Alternatives to Antibiotics (ATA)
This member gave a presentation on 28 from March from 2012
At the following event:
IHSIG 2012- Intestinal Health Management in Tomorrow’s Poultry Industry
Article published the 30 from December from 2011
Abstract Salmonella monitoring and control is a priority in the EU. Control strategies have been implemented on a voluntary basis but are also imposed by various authorities. Obligatory and voluntary monitoring programs provide valuable information on the present status of Salmonella contamination at the different levels of the poultry production chain. In& ...
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Video published on 3 from September from 2011
Dr. Richard Ducatelle, PhD in Veterinary Pathology and Professor at Ghent University in Belgium, speaks about Salmonella Control at the XVII World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress, Cancun, Mexico in August 2011.
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Veterinarian, graduated from Ghent University in Belgium in 1978. PhD in veterinary pathology from Ghent University in 1983. Professor in veterinary pathology at Ghent University, Belgium, appointed in 1989. He is author or co-author of more than 750 scientific publications, of which more than 380 are listed in the web of science, more than 300 are in proceedings of international congresses, and 7 are chapters in books. His research focus is mainly on intestinal health and on interactions of zoonotic agents with the animal host reservoir.
Location:Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Bélgica
Profile: Academic / scientific
Occupation: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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