Experts and Doctors on goats in Israel


Locale: Israel
Topic: goats

Top Publications

  1. Bardenstein S, Mandelboim M, Ficht T, Baum M, Banai M. Identification of the Brucella melitensis vaccine strain Rev.1 in animals and humans in Israel by PCR analysis of the PstI site polymorphism of its omp2 gene. J Clin Microbiol. 2002;40:1475-80 pubmed
    ..This method facilitates identification of the Rev.1 vaccine strain in both animals and humans in Israel. ..
  2. Altstein M, Ben Aziz O, Skalka N, Bronshtein A, Chuang J, Van Emon J. Development of an immunoassay and a sol-gel-based immunoaffinity cleanup method for coplanar polychlorinated biphenyls from soil and sediment samples. Anal Chim Acta. 2010;675:138-47 pubmed publisher
  3. Elnekave E, Van Maanen K, Shilo H, Gelman B, Storm N, Berdenstain S, et al. Prevalence and risk factors for foot and mouth disease infection in small ruminants in Israel. Prev Vet Med. 2016;125:82-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This conclusion may be applicable for other endemic countries in which, similar to Israel, all livestock are vaccinated against FMD. ..
  4. Leitner G, Merin U, Silanikove N. Changes in milk composition as affected by subclinical mastitis in goats. J Dairy Sci. 2004;87:1719-26 pubmed
    ..The Yc was significantly lower in the infected halves, and clotting time was significantly longer. The mechanisms of the effects of SM on milk yield and Yc in goats and sheep are discussed and compared. ..
  5. Yeruham I, Nir O, Braverman Y, Davidson M, Grinstein H, Haymovitch M, et al. Spread of lumpy skin disease in Israeli dairy herds. Vet Rec. 1995;137:91-3 pubmed
    ..All the cattle and the small flocks of sheep and goats in the village were slaughtered...
  6. Ofri R, Horowitz I, Kass P. Tear production in three captive wild herbivores in Israel. J Wildl Dis. 1999;35:134-6 pubmed
    ..Knowledge of normal tear production values is important for the differential diagnosis of conjunctivitis and keratitis in these species...
  7. Leitner G, Merin U, Krifucks O, Blum S, Rivas A, Silanikove N. Effects of intra-mammary bacterial infection with coagulase negative staphylococci and stage of lactation on shedding of epithelial cells and infiltration of leukocytes into milk: comparison among cows, goats and sheep. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2012;147:202-10 pubmed publisher
    ..The cellular immune response to CNS infection was similar for the three animal species, although the number of cells was different, while the basal cell level at mid-lactation and especially at the end of lactation was species specific...
  8. Amit M, Cohen I, Marcovics A, Muklada H, Glasser T, Ungar E, et al. Self-medication with tannin-rich browse in goats infected with gastro-intestinal nematodes. Vet Parasitol. 2013;198:305-11 pubmed publisher
  9. Silanikove N, Shamay A, Shinder D, Moran A. Stress down regulates milk yield in cows by plasmin induced beta-casein product that blocks K+ channels on the apical membranes. Life Sci. 2000;67:2201-12 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, injecting a pure beta-casein fraction 1-28 to the udder lumen of goat's lead also to a transient reduction in milk production with kinetics that was similar to the kinetics observed in cows. ..

More Information


  1. Yeruham I. Urachal diverticulum in a kid. Vet Rec. 2002;150:353 pubmed
  2. Leitner G, Krifucks O, Weisblit L, Lavi Y, Bernstein S, Merin U. The effect of caprine arthritis encephalitis virus infection on production in goats. Vet J. 2010;183:328-31 pubmed publisher
    ..This finding could be attributed to lateral virus transmission from seropositive to seronegative kids because of lack of segregation within the flock...
  3. Gebrekidan H, Hailu A, Kassahun A, Rohousova I, Maia C, Talmi Frank D, et al. Theileria infection in domestic ruminants in northern Ethiopia. Vet Parasitol. 2014;200:31-8 pubmed publisher
    ..mutans and T. orientalis, and the high infection rate in sheep with the usually sub-clinical T. ovis indicate extensive exposure to ticks and transmission of piroplasms with an important economic impact...
  4. Yeruham I, Elad D. Necrotizing stomatitis associated with Fusobacterium necrophorum in two goats. J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health. 2004;51:46-7 pubmed
    ..Arcanobacterium pyrogenes was the dominant component of the microbial flora cultured under aerobic condition. Treatment with penicillin, at a dose of 50 000 IU/kg for 6 days was used successfully in the cure of the disease...