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2014-10-23 23:04:27

Thermal disinfection provides veterinary practices with safe and sustainable process to deactivate contaminated laundry Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 There is no cure for canine parvovirus (CPV). Dogs infected with the virus, typically unvaccinated dogs and puppies, suffer severe nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Veterinarians can only treat the afflicted dogs for dehydration and make sustained efforts to contain the virus. CPV is highly contagious and spreads through contact with...

2014-10-22 23:11:57

From Aprilaire, the experts in indoor air quality: Learn the truth behind the flu shot and why it’s in most people’s best interest to get one. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 It’s easy to make excuses for not getting a flu shot. Most people don’t want to subject themselves to a needle stick when they feel healthy. A number of myths about the safety and effectiveness have also made it easy to make excuses for not getting protected. However, the CDC recommends that...

2014-10-09 23:00:33

Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey offers influenza tips and Community Flu Clinics every Thursday in October. Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 As part of the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) commitment to community health and wellness, flu shots will be available every Thursday in October from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM at their Morristown New Jersey headquarters located at 175 South Street. Every year, an average of 200,000 people are...

2014-10-01 08:31:40

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will fund up to $12.9 million for the development of Alere's next-generation POC molecular influenza test WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a leading global provider of point-of-care rapid diagnostics, today announced that it has entered into a contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to develop diagnostic...

2014-09-23 16:26:01

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing numbers of farm and companion animals, increasing use of intensive animal husbandry practices and rising incidence of chronic diseases in animals have propelled the need for better animal healthcare.Food safety concerns have boosted the usage of vaccines for better farm animal production. The global market for veterinary vaccines is estimated to be worth $12.0 billion in 2014 . Expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.8 %, the market is set to...

2014-09-18 12:29:50

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYBC's Laboratory of Viral Immunology has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to develop a mucosal universal influenza vaccine. Lanying Du., Ph.D., Co-head of the laboratory, was awarded more than $400,000 for this program. The Laboratory of Viral Immunology at NYBC has previous experience in developing universal influenza vaccines. The NIH grant will support further development of a safe and effective mucosal...

2014-09-17 23:02:36

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Research Report on China Avian Influenza Vaccine Industry, 2014-2018” as the latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Many countries choose to kill all infected poultry to control avian influenza, instead of immunizations. The total number of poultry exceeds 10 billion in China. Epidemic diseases, which are difficult to control, will result in huge losses. Therefore, it is quite necessary to immunize the poultry with avian...

2014-09-16 12:30:47

HAIFA, Israel and NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're not making regular trips to the vet for your kitty these days, you may not know that cats can get AIDS too. The feline virus FIV that causes the disease in cats looks a lot like HIV, a fact that Technion scientists say could inspire new anti-HIV drugs. How can a cat help the fight against AIDS? Both FIV and HIV rely on a protein called integrase that inserts the virus' DNA into an infected cell's DNA....

2014-09-10 23:04:39

Cats kill billions of birds in the United States every year, upsetting the natural environment and hurting bird populations. Bird-X explains why keeping cats inside is important not only for the environment, but for both cats and people. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 On September 9, the Smithsonian Institute wrote a story on “The State of the Birds 2014,” discussing ways people can help protect endangered species of birds. One of these tactics is for people to simply keep...

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2014-09-07 03:00:29

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists found the avian influenza A H3N8 virus that killed harbor seals along the New England coast can spread through respiratory droplets and poses a threat to humans. The research appears in the current issue of the scientific journal Nature Communications. The avian H3N8 virus was isolated by scientists investigating the 2011 deaths of more than 160 harbor seals. Researchers discovered...


Latest Animal virology Reference Libraries

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-02-23 21:21:50

Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus is a mosquito-borne viral pathogen that causes Venezuelan equine encephalitis or encephalomyelitis (VEE). It can affect all equine species, such as horses, donkeys, and zebras. Equines may suddenly die or show progressive central nervous system disorders after infection. It is contractible by humans and will usually experience flu-like symptoms when infected. People with a weak immune system can become seriously ill or die. It is transmitted primarily...

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2011-02-23 20:52:43

The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...

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2011-02-23 20:38:02

Rinderpest (also cattle plague) is an infectious viral disease of cattle, domestic buffalo, and some species of wildlife. It is characterized by fever, oral erosions, diarrhea, lymphoid necrosis, and high mortality. The last confirmed case was in 2001. In 2011 it should be announced that a global eradication of rinderpest was complete. The term comes from the German language meaning cattle-plague. The rinderpest virus is closely related to measles and canine distemper viruses. It is a...

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2011-02-23 17:56:27

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes respiratory tract infections and is a major cause of lower respiratory tract infection and hospital visits during infancy and childhood. For premature infants and infants with congenital heart disease there is a prophylactic medication. During winter months in temperate climates there is an annual epidemic. Infection in tropical climates is most common during the rainy season. 60% of infants, in the United States, are infected during their first...

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