Affiliation: University of Navarra
Bertu W, Ducrotoy M, MuÃ±oz P, Mick V, ZÃºÃ±iga Ripa A, Bryssinckx W, et al
. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Brucella strains isolated from autochthonous livestock reveals the dominance of B. abortus biovar 3a in Nigeria. Vet Microbiol. 2015;180:103-8 pubmed publisher
..Consistent with previous genetic analyses of 7 strains from Ivory Cost, Gambia and Togo, the analysis of these 34 Nigerian strains supports the hypothesis that the B. abortus biovar 3a lineage is dominant in West African countries. ..
Ducrotoy M, Muñoz P, Conde Alvarez R, Blasco J, Moriyon I. A systematic review of current immunological tests for the diagnosis of cattle brucellosis. Prev Vet Med. 2018;151:57-72 pubmed publisher
Ducrotoy M, Conde Ãlvarez R, Blasco J, MoriyÃ³n I. A review of the basis of the immunological diagnosis of ruminant brucellosis. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2016;171:81-102 pubmed publisher
..Critical review of the existing information is necessary both to select optimal tests according to the logistical means available and the epidemiological context, and to focus the development of new tests. ..
Ducrotoy M, Bertu W, Matope G, Cadmus S, Conde Ãlvarez R, Gusi A, et al
. Brucellosis in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current challenges for management, diagnosis and control. Acta Trop. 2017;165:179-193 pubmed publisher
..Strategies for the implementation of animal vaccination are also discussed. ..
Lamontagne J, Béland M, Forest A, Côté Martin A, Nassif N, Tomaki F, et al
. Proteomics-based confirmation of protein expression and correction of annotation errors in the Brucella abortus genome. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:300 pubmed publisher
..While conducting proteomics studies to better understand Brucella abortus virulence, we consolidated the proteomic data collected and compared it to publically available genomic data...
Moriyon I, Grillo M, Monreal D, Gonzalez D, Marin C, López Goñi I, et al
. Rough vaccines in animal brucellosis: structural and genetic basis and present status. Vet Res. 2004;35:1-38 pubmed
..Possible uses of rough vaccines also include boosting immunity by revaccination but solid evidence on its effectiveness, safety and practicality is not available. ..
Mancilla M, Grillo M, de Miguel M, López Goñi I, San Roman B, Zabalza Baranguá A, et al
. Deletion of the GI-2 integrase and the wbkA flanking transposase improves the stability of Brucella melitensis Rev 1 vaccine. Vet Res. 2013;44:105 pubmed publisher