Navigation Links
Neiker-Tecnalia underlines the need to maintain programs for monitoring pathogens in wildlife
Date:5/17/2010

The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development (Neiker-Tecnalia) has completed a study commissioned by the Department of the Environment, Land Use Planning, Agriculture and Fisheries of the Basque Government, in which individuals of various species of wild carnivores were investigated in order to know the types and frequencies of diseases affecting them. The study was restricted to the Basque Country and showed the presence of pathogens such as Salmonella, Yersinia, Toxoplasma, Trichinella and Sarcoptes. In addition to these, finding of other agents represent their first description in Basque wildlife. This is the case of some species of Bartonella, Angiostrongylus and the fungus Coccidioides immitis. These findings confirm the importance of maintaining surveillance programs on the pathology of wildlife.

The study was performed on 215 dead wild carnivores from ten different species: badgers, foxes, pine martens, genets, wolves, beech martens, weasels, wild cats, polecats and American minks. Each one was submitted to a systematic and complete necropsy at which representative samples were taken for histopathological, microbiological, parasitological and molecular analyses.

Among the pathogens detected in the study it is worth mentioning several species of Salmonella (9%), Yersinia (6%), Toxoplasma (9%) and Bartonella (6%).

The results of the research show that wild carnivores, located at the top of the food chain, can be good indicators of the health status of the wild population on which they prey, in regard to diseases of broad host range and especially those of zoonotic and emerging characteristics. Neiker-Tecnalias study confirms that important pathogens affecting domestic animals and humans are circulating in the Basque Country. In the case of carnivores, it is clear that the main route of infection is the ingestion of preys infected by infectious agents.

It is wor
'/>"/>

Contact: Amaia Portugal
a.portugal@elhuyar.com
34-943-363-040
Elhuyar Fundazioa
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. New report underlines multiple benefits but also new challenges to biodiversity-rich sites
2. UCR plant cell biologist to study how plant stem cells maintain and change their identity
3. Niacins role in maintaining good cholesterol
4. Maintaining the brains wiring in aging and disease
5. Astronauts may need more intense workouts to maintain muscle fitness in space
6. New book, Untangling the Double Helix, explores enzymes responsible for maintaining genome integrity
7. Dolphins maintain round-the-clock visual vigilance
8. Researchers develop dietary formula that maintains youthful function into old age
9. A warm sensor maintains skin barrier
10. Market testing of dietary supplements and drugs underscores value of USPs public health programs
11. RAND study finds evidence disease management programs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... Using functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), Kessler Foundation ... people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and healthy controls. ... brain activation was studied using fNIRS while participants ... cognition using functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) in ... by Brain Imaging and Behavior . Authors ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring ... and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their ... evolutionary processes were at play remain scientific mysteries. , ... , turned to a living fish, called Polypterus , ... attempted to walk out of the water. Polypterus ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... is easier when it is related to ability that ... learn a new melody more easily than learning how ... the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC)a ... Mellon Universityhave discovered a fundamental constraint in the brain ... cover story in the Aug. 28, 2014, issue of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Kessler Foundation researchers publish first study of brain activation in MS using fNIRS 2Walking fish reveal how our ancestors evolved onto land 2Pitt and Carnegie Mellon engineers discover why learning can be difficult 2Pitt and Carnegie Mellon engineers discover why learning can be difficult 3
... PARK, MD, April 7, 2009 -- Roughly 20 percent ... homes, businesses, and other private and public spaces. Though ... also presents a tremendous opportunity for savings. Improving the ... little -- could translate into dramatically lower energy usage ...
... microbes that live within the plumbing of deep-sea mud ... resemble those in extraterrestrial environments and early Earth. The ... Foundation (NSF), was conducted in an area where clusters ... that support food chains independently of the Sun. ...
... researcher, Dr. Mark Flynn,s high-speed flywheel motor controller is ... the world. Flynn,s design has been incorporated into energy ... and sold by VYCON Inc. The 8,000 RTG ... significantly to port emissions and, as such, have ...
Cached Biology News:Cheap and efficient white light LEDs new design described in AIP's Journal of Applied Physics 2Cheap and efficient white light LEDs new design described in AIP's Journal of Applied Physics 3Better living through chemistry 2Better living through chemistry 3Saving energy and the environment with Flywheels 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... A new market research report detailing ... from Strategic Consulting, Inc., the leading information resource ... Review, Fourth Edition: Global Review of Microbiology Testing ... compares microbiology test volumes, market values and methods ... and forecasts future volumes and market values through ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... Pipette.com is offering a promotion for Eppendorf ... Pipette.com customers to purchase the highest quality tubes ... Tubes are ideal for customers doing chemical, medical, ... lab technicians who are not regularly able to ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Green ... million in Series B funding and secured Otter Capital ... investment capital will accelerate commercialization of GGI’s Agriplier™ technology, ... crop types. , “Since our first meeting, we ... to the biological product space,” said Alan Sobba, President ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 ... report is available in its catalogue: ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02316661/Global-Biodegradable-Packaging-Materials-Market-2014-2018.html ... are materials that are readily decomposed by ... from conventional non-degradable packaging in terms of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:2 Billion Industrial Microbiology Tests Conducted for Product Quality and Safety Worldwide 22 Billion Industrial Microbiology Tests Conducted for Product Quality and Safety Worldwide 3Eppendorf Safe Lock Centrifuge Tube Promotion Now Available at Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com 2Eppendorf Safe Lock Centrifuge Tube Promotion Now Available at Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com 3Green & Grow Inc. Secures $6M Series B Funding from Otter Capital 2Green & Grow Inc. Secures $6M Series B Funding from Otter Capital 3Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 2Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 3Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 4Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 5Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 6Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 7
... Hosts Three Customer Audits, Continues Growth Strategy ... Industry-Leading Software Tools, MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. ... leading provider of software, strategic,consulting, and regulatory services ... global biopharmaceutical companies,have performed audits of its Reporting ...
... ... - Lead compound AEG40826 works synergistically with HGS TRAIL receptor ... -, - IAP inhibitors also show promise alone and in combination ... agents across broad range of cancers -, ROCKVILLE, Md. and MONTREAL, Quebec, ...
... 20 Human Genome,Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ... patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial of ... and carboplatin as,first-line therapy in patients with advanced ... patients who are newly diagnosed with non-small cell,lung ...
Cached Biology Technology:Pharsight's Reporting and Analysis Services Business Reaches Quality Assurance Milestone 2Pharsight's Reporting and Analysis Services Business Reaches Quality Assurance Milestone 3Pharsight's Reporting and Analysis Services Business Reaches Quality Assurance Milestone 4Human Genome Sciences and Aegera Therapeutics Announce Licensing and Collaboration Agreement on Novel Anti-Cancer Drugs 2Human Genome Sciences and Aegera Therapeutics Announce Licensing and Collaboration Agreement on Novel Anti-Cancer Drugs 3Human Genome Sciences and Aegera Therapeutics Announce Licensing and Collaboration Agreement on Novel Anti-Cancer Drugs 4Human Genome Sciences and Aegera Therapeutics Announce Licensing and Collaboration Agreement on Novel Anti-Cancer Drugs 5Human Genome Sciences and Aegera Therapeutics Announce Licensing and Collaboration Agreement on Novel Anti-Cancer Drugs 6Human Genome Sciences Initiates Second Randomized Phase 2 Trial of HGS-ETR1 in Combination With Chemotherapy 2Human Genome Sciences Initiates Second Randomized Phase 2 Trial of HGS-ETR1 in Combination With Chemotherapy 3Human Genome Sciences Initiates Second Randomized Phase 2 Trial of HGS-ETR1 in Combination With Chemotherapy 4Human Genome Sciences Initiates Second Randomized Phase 2 Trial of HGS-ETR1 in Combination With Chemotherapy 5Human Genome Sciences Initiates Second Randomized Phase 2 Trial of HGS-ETR1 in Combination With Chemotherapy 6
Mouse monoclonal [AE3] to Cytokeratin 1 - 8, prediluted ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Tissue / cell preparation - Human epidermal cells. Entrez GeneID: 140807 Swiss P...
pETDuet-1 is designed for the coexpression of two target genes....
...
WIF-1 (N-20)...
Biology Products: