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Building an ecologically founded disease risk prioritization framework for migratory wildlife species based on contact with livestock (2021)
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Khanyari, M., Robinson, S., E., M., Singh N. J., Brown, T., Salemgareyev, A., …Kock, R. (in press). Building an ecologically founded disease risk prioritization framework for migratory wildlife species based on contact with livestock. Journal of Applied Ecology, 00, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13937

Coccidiosis, caused by Eimeria species parasites, remains a major threat to poultry production, undermining economic performance and compromising welfare. The recent characterization of three new Eimeria species that infect chickens has highlighted t... Read More about Building an ecologically founded disease risk prioritization framework for migratory wildlife species based on contact with livestock.

Review of Peste des Petits Ruminants Occurrence and Spread in Tanzania (2021)
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Mdetele, D., Komba, E., Misago, S., Misinzo, G., Kock, R., & Jones, B. (2021). Review of Peste des Petits Ruminants Occurrence and Spread in Tanzania. Animals, 11(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11061698

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an important transboundary disease of domestic small ruminants, camels and wild artiodactyls. The disease has significant socioeconomic impacts on communities that depend on livestock for their livelihood, and is a... Read More about Review of Peste des Petits Ruminants Occurrence and Spread in Tanzania.

Peste des petits ruminants virus infection at the wildlife-livestock interface in the Greater Serengeti ecosystem, 2015-2019 (2021)
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Jones, B. A., Mahapatra, M., Mdetele, D., Keyyu, J., Gakuya, F., Eblate, E., …Kock, R. (2021). Peste des petits ruminants virus infection at the wildlife-livestock interface in the Greater Serengeti ecosystem, 2015-2019. Viruses,

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a viral disease of goats and sheep that occurs in Africa, the Middle East and Asia with severe impact on livelihoods and livestock trade. Many wild artiodactyls are susceptible to PPR virus (PPRV) infection, and so... Read More about Peste des petits ruminants virus infection at the wildlife-livestock interface in the Greater Serengeti ecosystem, 2015-2019.

Zoonotic tuberculosis — The changing landscape (2021)
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Kock, R., Kock, R., Michel, A. L., Haider, N., Yeboah-Manu, D., Brunton, L., …Zumla, A. (2021). Zoonotic tuberculosis — The changing landscape. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.02.091

Despite slow reductions in the annual burden of active human tuberculosis (TB) cases, zoonotic TB (zTB) remains a poorly monitored and an important unaddressed global problem. There is a higher incidence in some regions and countries, especially wh... Read More about Zoonotic tuberculosis — The changing landscape.

Activity In Vitro of Clotrimazole against Canine Methicillin-Resistant and Susceptible Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (2017)
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Frosini, S., & Bond, R. (2017). Activity In Vitro of Clotrimazole against Canine Methicillin-Resistant and Susceptible Staphylococcus pseudintermedius. Antibiotics, 6(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics6040029

Emergence of multidrug-resistance in Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (SP) has increased interest in topical therapy as an alternative to systemic antibiotics in canine pyoderma. The antifungal imidazole, clotrimazole, is contained in numerous license... Read More about Activity In Vitro of Clotrimazole against Canine Methicillin-Resistant and Susceptible Staphylococcus pseudintermedius.

Opportunities for topical antimicrobial therapy: permeation of canine skin by fusidic acid (2017)
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Frosini, S., Bond, R., Loeffler, A., & Larner, J. (2017). Opportunities for topical antimicrobial therapy: permeation of canine skin by fusidic acid. BMC Veterinary Research, 13(345), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12917-017-1270-6

Staphylococcal infection of the canine epidermis and hair follicle is amongst the commonest reasons for antimicrobial prescribing in small animal veterinary practice. Topical therapy with fusidic acid (FA) is an attractive alternative to systemic the... Read More about Opportunities for topical antimicrobial therapy: permeation of canine skin by fusidic acid.

Molecular characterisation of protist parasites in human-habituated mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei), humans and livestock, from Bwindi impenetrable National Park, Uganda (2017)
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Nolan, M. J., Unger, M., Yeap, Y. T., Rogers, E., Millet, I., Harman, K., …Blake, D. P. (2017). Molecular characterisation of protist parasites in human-habituated mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei), humans and livestock, from Bwindi impenetrable National Park, Uganda. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2283-5

Over 60 % of human emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic, and there is growing evidence of the zooanthroponotic transmission of diseases from humans to livestock and wildlife species, with major implications for public health, economics, and cons... Read More about Molecular characterisation of protist parasites in human-habituated mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei), humans and livestock, from Bwindi impenetrable National Park, Uganda.

Regulation of bone mineral density in the grey squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis: Bioavailability of calcium oxalate, and implications for bark stripping (2017)
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Nichols, C. P., Gregory, N. G., Goode, N., Gill, R. M. A., & Drewe, J. A. (2017). Regulation of bone mineral density in the grey squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis: Bioavailability of calcium oxalate, and implications for bark stripping. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 102(1), https://doi.org/10.1111/jpn.12740

Policies and livestock systems driving brucellosis re-emergence in Kazakhstan (2017)
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Beauvais, W., Coker, R., Nurtazina, G., & Guitian, J. (2017). Policies and livestock systems driving brucellosis re-emergence in Kazakhstan. EcoHealth, 14(2), 399-407. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10393-015-1030-7

Brucellosis is a considerable public health and economic burden in many areas of the world including sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and former USSR countries. The collapse of the USSR has been cited as a driver for re-emergence of diseases inclu... Read More about Policies and livestock systems driving brucellosis re-emergence in Kazakhstan.

Isolation and Potential for Transmission of Mycobacterium bovis at Human–livestock–wildlife Interface of the Serengeti Ecosystem, Northern Tanzania (2017)
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Katale, B. Z., Mbugi, E. V., Siame, K. K., Keyyu, J. D., Kendall, S., Kazwala, R. R., …Matee, M. I. (2017). Isolation and Potential for Transmission of Mycobacterium bovis at Human–livestock–wildlife Interface of the Serengeti Ecosystem, Northern Tanzania. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 64(3), 815-825. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.12445

Spatial analysis and identification of environmental risk factors affecting the distribution of Indoplanorbis and Lymnaea species in semi-arid and irrigated areas of Haryana, India (2016)
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Sangwan, A. K., Jackson, B. F., De Glanville, W. A., Pfeiffer, D. U., & Stevens, K. B. (2016). Spatial analysis and identification of environmental risk factors affecting the distribution of Indoplanorbis and Lymnaea species in semi-arid and irrigated areas of Haryana, India. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parepi.2016.05.005

Nutritional characterisation of low-income households of Nairobi: socioeconomic, livestock and gender considerations and predictors of malnutrition from a cross-sectional survey (2016)
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Dominguez-Salas, P., Alarcon, P., Häsler, B., Doohoo, I. R., Colverson, K., Kimani-Murage, E. W., …Grace, D. (2016). Nutritional characterisation of low-income households of Nairobi: socioeconomic, livestock and gender considerations and predictors of malnutrition from a cross-sectional survey. BMC Nutrition, 2(47), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40795-016-0086-2

Interaction of chlorhexidine with trisEDTA or miconazole in vitro against canine meticillin-resistant and susceptible Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from two UK regions (2016)
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Clark, S. M., Schmidt, V. M., Chang, Y. M., Wilson, A., Timofte, D., Bond, R., & Loeffler, A. (2016). Interaction of chlorhexidine with trisEDTA or miconazole in vitro against canine meticillin-resistant and susceptible Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from two UK regions. Veterinary Dermatology, 27(5), 340+. https://doi.org/10.1111/vde.12357