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Swab Technique Spots Tuberculosis In Non-human Primates
2012-06-25 10:16:35

TB infections, a serious threat to monkeys and apes, previously had been difficult to detect

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2010-01-04 13:24:00

Testing hair from Asian monkeys living close to people may provide early warnings of toxic threats to humans and wildlife.

2005-12-13 14:38:59

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Long-tailed macaques used as performance monkeys in Indonesia are sometimes infected with viruses that could cross the species barrier and infect humans, investigators report.

2005-12-13 14:35:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Long-tailed macaques used as performance monkeys in Indonesia are sometimes infected with viruses that could cross the species barrier and infect humans, investigators report.

2005-07-13 15:10:00

Scientists have identified the first reported case in Asia of primate-to-human transmission of simian foamy virus (SFV), a retrovirus found in macaques and other primates that so far has not been shown to cause disease in humans.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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