Experts and Doctors on domestic animals in Germany


Locale: Germany
Topic: domestic animals

Top Publications

  1. Winzenburg G, Schmidt C, Fuchs S, Kissel T. Biodegradable polymers and their potential use in parenteral veterinary drug delivery systems. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2004;56:1453-66 pubmed
    ..In particular, examples of existing biodegradable veterinary drug delivery systems are presented together with applications including intravaginal devices, injectables and implantable systems. ..
  2. Sprague L, Neubauer H. Melioidosis in animals: a review on epizootiology, diagnosis and clinical presentation. J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health. 2004;51:305-20 pubmed
    ..The aim of this review is to describe the agent, its aetiology, the manifestation in a variety of animal species as well as to describe diagnostic procedures, typing techniques and countermeasures. ..
  3. Witte W. Selective pressure by antibiotic use in livestock. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2000;16 Suppl 1:S19-24 pubmed
    ..faecium (GREF) from animals and humans in the community has been recorded. This supports the ban of antibacterial growth promoters that might interfere with human chemotherapy that has been introduced in European Union countries. ..
  4. Schneider F, Tomek W, Gründker C. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) and its natural analogues: a review. Theriogenology. 2006;66:691-709 pubmed
  5. Pfefferle P, Büchele G, Blümer N, Roponen M, Ege M, Krauss Etschmann S, et al. Cord blood cytokines are modulated by maternal farming activities and consumption of farm dairy products during pregnancy: the PASTURE Study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010;125:108-15.e1-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Maternal exposure to farming activities and farm dairy products during pregnancy modulated cytokine production patterns of offspring at birth. ..
  6. Hiendleder S, Lewalski H, Wassmuth R, Janke A. The complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the domestic sheep (Ovis aries) and comparison with the other major ovine haplotype. J Mol Evol. 1998;47:441-8 pubmed
    ..indicus and B. taurus cattle. Datings based on complete mtDNAs suggest that the bovine and ovine lineages diverged about 30 million years before present. This dating is considerably earlier than that proposed previously. ..
  7. Schlegel T, Brehm H, Amselgruber W. IgA and secretory component (SC) in the third eyelid of domestic animals: a comparative study. Vet Ophthalmol. 2003;6:157-61 pubmed
    ..To assess whether IgA is derived from local synthesis, we analyzed the location of IgA-producing cells and the cellular distribution of secretory component (SC) in the third eyelid of domestic animals in a comparative study...
  8. Teifke J, Lange E, Klopfleisch R, Kaden V. Nictitating membrane as a potentially useful postmortem diagnostic specimen for classical swine fever. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2005;17:341-5 pubmed
    ..The NM is relatively easy to sample at necropsy, and postmortem autolysis and heterolysis of this tissue is minimal compared with internal organs. ..
  9. Hunfeld K, Hildebrandt A, Gray J. Babesiosis: recent insights into an ancient disease. Int J Parasitol. 2008;38:1219-37 pubmed publisher
    ..This review covers recent insights into human babesiosis with regard to phylogeny, diagnostics and treatment in order to provide new information on well known as well as recently discovered parasites with zoonotic potential. ..

More Information


  1. Campe H, Zimmermann P, Glos K, Bayer M, Bergemann H, Dreweck C, et al. Cowpox virus transmission from pet rats to humans, Germany. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:777-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Previously, only sporadic reports of CPXV infections in humans after direct contact with various animals had been published. This outbreak involved pet rats from the same litter...
  2. Sting R. Detection of beta2 and major toxin genes by PCR in Clostridium perfringens field isolates of domestic animals suffering from enteritis or enterotoxaemia. Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr. 2009;122:341-7 pubmed
    ..To combat diseases caused by toxin-producing C. perfringens isolates successfully, the implementation of consistent vaccination regimens in combination with controlled feeding is recommended...
  3. Kaleta E, Taday E. Avian host range of Chlamydophila spp. based on isolation, antigen detection and serology. Avian Pathol. 2003;32:435-61 pubmed
    ..g. of Charadriiformes or Cuculiformes), (ii) frequent zoonotic implications (e.g. psittacine and columbiform birds), and (iii) an assumed high susceptibility to infection and subsequent seroconversion (e.g. waterfowl)...
  4. Yang W, Zerbe H, Petzl W, Brunner R, Günther J, Draing C, et al. Bovine TLR2 and TLR4 properly transduce signals from Staphylococcus aureus and E. coli, but S. aureus fails to both activate NF-kappaB in mammary epithelial cells and to quickly induce TNFalpha and interleukin-8 (CXCL8) expression in the udder. Mol Immunol. 2008;45:1385-97 pubmed
    ..Rather, the pathogen causing subclinical mastitis impairs NF-kappaB activation in MEC thereby severely weakening the immune response in the udder. ..
  5. Hiendleder S, Lewalski H, Janke A. Complete mitochondrial genomes of Bos taurus and Bos indicus provide new insights into intra-species variation, taxonomy and domestication. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2008;120:150-6 pubmed publisher
    ..taurus cluster. These data suggest domestications from several differentiated populations of B. primigenius and a subspecies status for taurine (B. primigenius taurus) and zebuine (B. primigenius indicus) cattle...
  6. Gebbers R, Adamchuk V. Precision agriculture and food security. Science. 2010;327:828-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Precision agriculture provides a means to monitor the food production chain and manage both the quantity and quality of agricultural produce. ..