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Article published the January 30, 2019:

Porcine/Chicken or Human Nephropathy as the Result of Joint Mycotoxins Interaction

1. Introduction Mycotoxic nephropathy (MN), which is widely encountered renal disease all over the world, is usually a renal disorder caused by alimentary ingestion of some nephrotoxic mycotoxins. Ochratoxin A...
Author/s :
Prof. Stefan Denev, DSc., PhD.Stoycho Stoev
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Article published the January 2, 2019:

Frequency of virulence genes of Escherichia coli among newborn piglets from an intensive pig farm in Argentina

Swine neonatal diarrhea is one of the major causes of death and economic losses in swine production. The enterotoxigenic (ETEC), verotoxigenic (VTEC) and porcine enteropathogenic (PEPEC) strains are one of the ...
Author/s :
Fabrisio AlustizaHoracio Raúl Terzolonatalia
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Article published the October 29, 2018:

Effect of floor cooling and dietary amino acids content on performance and behaviour of lactating primiparous sows during summer

Author/s :
D RenaudeauJean NobletJuarez Donzele
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Effect of Combination of Dietary Alpha-Tocopherol and Ascorbic Acid on the Reproductive Performance of Gilts

Introduction Site-specific information on the exact levels of vitamin E supplementation to gilts to optimize their reproductive ability and subsequently the body development of the piglets are lacking in most ...
Author/s :
Austine NwangwuMachebe Ndubuisi (Ph.D)
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Evaluation of the zootechnical additive VITAFERT in the productive performance and health of pre-fattening piglets

The modern animal exploitation is characterized by a high productive intensity, regardless of the species. This makes the animals undergo constant stressing situations that may result into a higher frequency of...
Author/s :
Agustin Beruvides RodriguezJosé Luis Moliner Hitchman
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Seasonal variation in sperm characteristics of boars in southern Uruguay

Introduction The reproductive output of pigs depends on many factors affecting both females and males. It is generally accepted that there is a large variation in the fertility results, mainly caused by farm-...
Author/s :
Hugo Petrocelli
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Article published the September 27, 2018:

Induction of Porcine Host Defense Peptide Gene Expression by Short-Chain Fatty Acids and Their Analogs

Introduction Infectious diseases continue to pose significant economic losses to the animal industry. The routine use of antibiotics at subtherapeutic doses for disease prevention in animal production practice...
Author/s :
Glenn ZhangLakshmi Sunkara
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Article published the September 20, 2018:

Genotyping and antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli from pig carcasses

INTRODUCTION Antimicrobial agents are essential for the treatment and control of bacterial infections. Therefore, the increasing antimicrobial resistance observed worldwide in bacteria isolated from humans and...
Author/s :
Caroline PissettiMarisa CardosoYalusa D. Kich
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Article published the September 13, 2018:

First Case of Natural Infection in Pigs. Review of Trypanosoma cruzi Reservoirs in Mexico

The epidemiological cycle of Trypanosoma cruzi involves humans, the transmitting arthropod, and a large number of different naturally infected mammals. Mammals play an important role as reservoirs, specifically...
Author/s :
Paz María Salazar-Schettino
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Article published the September 6, 2018:

Environment, facilities, and management of hospital pens in growing and finishing pig farms: a descriptive study

Introduction Hospital pens, or infirmary pens, are often used to facilitate the treatment of sick animals and separate them from those that are healthy (Fraser et al., 2013). In these pens, pigs are able to ...
Author/s :
Carlos Rodolfo PierozanCleandro Pazinato DiasProf. Dr. Caio Abércio Silva
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