animal husbandry

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Summary: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Environmental injustice in North Carolina's hog industry
    S Wing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:225-31. 2000
  2. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain ST398 is present in midwestern U.S. swine and swine workers
    Tara C Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e4258. 2009
  3. ncbi Dynamics of the 2001 UK foot and mouth epidemic: stochastic dispersal in a heterogeneous landscape
    M J Keeling
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 294:813-7. 2001
  4. ncbi Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in pigs and pig farmers
    T Khanna
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Vet Microbiol 128:298-303. 2008
  5. pmc Reproduction of mucohaemorrhagic diarrhea and colitis indistinguishable from swine dysentery following experimental inoculation with "Brachyspira hampsonii" strain 30446
    Joseph E Rubin
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e57146. 2013
  6. ncbi Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among pigs in Belgium
    Florence Crombé
    Department of General Bacteriology, CODA CERVA VAR, Brussels, Belgium
    Microb Drug Resist 18:125-31. 2012
  7. pmc Agricultural use of antibiotics and the evolution and transfer of antibiotic-resistant bacteria
    G G Khachatourians
    Department of Applied Microbiology and Food Science, College of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
    CMAJ 159:1129-36. 1998
  8. ncbi An exploration of the drivers to bio-security collective action among a sample of UK cattle and sheep farmers
    Claire Heffernan
    Livestock Development Group, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AT, UK
    Prev Vet Med 87:358-72. 2008
  9. ncbi Measuring and comparing constraints to improved biosecurity amongst GB farmers, veterinarians and the auxiliary industries
    G J Gunn
    Epidemiology Research Unit, SAC, Inverness, United Kingdom
    Prev Vet Med 84:310-23. 2008
  10. ncbi Naming and recognition of six foot lesions of sheep using written and pictorial information: a study of 809 English sheep farmers
    J Kaler
    Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Prev Vet Med 83:52-64. 2008

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Publications326 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Environmental injustice in North Carolina's hog industry
    S Wing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:225-31. 2000
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  2. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain ST398 is present in midwestern U.S. swine and swine workers
    Tara C Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e4258. 2009
    ..However, no studies to date have investigated carriage of MRSA among swine and swine farmers in the United States (U.S.)...
  3. ncbi Dynamics of the 2001 UK foot and mouth epidemic: stochastic dispersal in a heterogeneous landscape
    M J Keeling
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 294:813-7. 2001
    ..We assess the history and possible duration of the epidemic, the performance of control strategies, and general implications for disease dynamics in space and time...
  4. ncbi Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in pigs and pig farmers
    T Khanna
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Vet Microbiol 128:298-303. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates that MRSA is common in pigs in Ontario, Canada, and provides further support to concerns about transmission of MRSA between pigs and humans...
  5. pmc Reproduction of mucohaemorrhagic diarrhea and colitis indistinguishable from swine dysentery following experimental inoculation with "Brachyspira hampsonii" strain 30446
    Joseph E Rubin
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e57146. 2013
    ..hampsonii" strain 30446, however was isolated. The purpose of this study was to experimentally reproduce mucohaemorrhagic colitis and characterize strain 30446 shedding following inoculation...
  6. ncbi Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among pigs in Belgium
    Florence Crombé
    Department of General Bacteriology, CODA CERVA VAR, Brussels, Belgium
    Microb Drug Resist 18:125-31. 2012
    ..In accordance with other European countries, age-related and management-related differences in MRSA prevalence were observed that should be considered when control strategies are outlined...
  7. pmc Agricultural use of antibiotics and the evolution and transfer of antibiotic-resistant bacteria
    G G Khachatourians
    Department of Applied Microbiology and Food Science, College of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
    CMAJ 159:1129-36. 1998
    ..The author reviews trends in antibiotic use in animal husbandry and agriculture in general...
  8. ncbi An exploration of the drivers to bio-security collective action among a sample of UK cattle and sheep farmers
    Claire Heffernan
    Livestock Development Group, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AT, UK
    Prev Vet Med 87:358-72. 2008
    ..Efforts to support group formation must also recognise and address the issues relating to perceptions of social connectedness among the communities involved...
  9. ncbi Measuring and comparing constraints to improved biosecurity amongst GB farmers, veterinarians and the auxiliary industries
    G J Gunn
    Epidemiology Research Unit, SAC, Inverness, United Kingdom
    Prev Vet Med 84:310-23. 2008
    ..Auxiliary industries, in general, were not certain of their role in biosecurity although study participants highlighted zoonoses as part of the issue and offered that most of the constraints operated at farm level...
  10. ncbi Naming and recognition of six foot lesions of sheep using written and pictorial information: a study of 809 English sheep farmers
    J Kaler
    Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Prev Vet Med 83:52-64. 2008
    ..Whilst ID and FR were the most prevalent causes of lameness in most flocks it is possible that in up to 17% flocks the primary cause of lameness was a different lesion...
  11. ncbi Longitudinal investigation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in piglets
    J S Weese
    Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 58:238-43. 2011
    ..No piglets or sows received antimicrobials during the study period. These results indicate that age must be considered when designing surveillance programmes and interpreting results of different studies on MRSA...
  12. ncbi Laboratory routines cause animal stress
    Jonathan P Balcombe
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci 43:42-51. 2004
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  13. ncbi Network analysis of cattle and pig movements in Sweden: measures relevant for disease control and risk based surveillance
    Maria Nöremark
    SVA, National Veterinary Institute, Department of Disease Control and Epidemiology, 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
    Prev Vet Med 99:78-90. 2011
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  14. ncbi Industrial food animal production, antimicrobial resistance, and human health
    Ellen K Silbergeld
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:151-69. 2008
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  15. pmc High prevalence and increased severity of pathology of bovine tuberculosis in Holsteins compared to zebu breeds under field cattle husbandry in central Ethiopia
    Gobena Ameni
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:1356-61. 2007
    ..In the light of increased numbers of Holstein cattle introduced into this area to raise milk production to satisfy the needs of Addis Ababa's growing population, these findings highlight the need for a control program in these herds...
  16. ncbi Application of routines that contribute to on-farm biosecurity as reported by Swedish livestock farmers
    M Nöremark
    Department of Disease Control and Epidemiology, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden
    Transbound Emerg Dis 57:225-36. 2010
    ..There is also a need to further investigate the motivators and constraints for altered routines among both Swedish livestock farmers and professionals visiting farms...
  17. ncbi Footrot and interdigital dermatitis in sheep: farmer satisfaction with current management, their ideal management and sources used to adopt new strategies
    G J Wassink
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Rd, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Prev Vet Med 96:65-73. 2010
    ..One explanation for this is the theory of cognitive dissonance where belief follows behaviour, i.e. farmers report that they believe an ideal which is what they are currently doing, even if the management is sub-optimal...
  18. ncbi Managing waste from confined animal feeding operations in the United States: the need for sanitary reform
    Jay P Graham
    Division of Environmental Health Engineering, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room E6642, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Water Health 8:646-70. 2010
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  19. ncbi Evaluation of the relationship between personality traits, experience, education and biosecurity compliance on poultry farms in Québec, Canada
    Manon Racicot
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 103:201-7. 2012
    ..Such information has important implications for the selection of job applicants or task attribution and to enhance effectiveness of training programs...
  20. pmc Risk maps for the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry
    Gert Jan Boender
    Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    PLoS Comput Biol 3:e71. 2007
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  21. ncbi Evaluation of strategies to enhance biosecurity compliance on poultry farms in Québec: effect of audits and cameras
    Manon Racicot
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 103:208-18. 2012
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  22. ncbi Transmission of swine pathogens: different means, different needs
    Robert Desrosiers
    Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd, Burlington, Ontario, Canada
    Anim Health Res Rev 12:1-13. 2011
    ..Identifying and quantifying transmission means should be a priority for every important infectious disease for which it has not been done...
  23. ncbi Horse owners'/managers' perceptions about effectiveness of biosecurity measures based on their experiences during the 2007 equine influenza outbreak in Australia
    K Schemann
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, 425 Werombi Road, Camden 2570, NSW, Australia
    Prev Vet Med 106:97-107. 2012
    ..This study identified factors associated with horse owners' and managers' perception of effectiveness of biosecurity measures. These findings should be considered in the design of infection control programs...
  24. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in poultry
    Davy Persoons
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:452-3. 2009
    ..To determine whether MRSA is present in poultry, we sampled 50 laying hens and 75 broiler chickens. MRSA was found in some broiler chickens but no laying hens. In all samples, spa type t1456 was found...
  25. pmc Occurrence and diversity of tetracycline resistance genes in lagoons and groundwater underlying two swine production facilities
    J C Chee-Sanford
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:1494-502. 2001
    ..This study demonstrated that tet genes occur in the environment as a direct result of agriculture and suggested that groundwater may be a potential source of antibiotic resistance in the food chain...
  26. ncbi Persistence of resistance to erythromycin and tetracycline in swine manure during simulated composting and lagoon treatments
    Lingling Wang
    Department of Animal Sciences, Environmental Science Graduate Program, The Ohio State University, 2027 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Microb Ecol 63:32-40. 2012
    ..Correlation analysis showed that most of the AMR gene classes had similar persistence pattern over the course of the treatments, though not all AMR genes were destructed at the same rate during the treatments...
  27. ncbi [Pet ownership and health status of pets from immunocompromised children, with emphasis in zoonotic diseases]
    Katia Abarca V
    Departamento de Pediatria, Hospital Clinico, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
    Rev Chilena Infectol 28:205-10. 2011
    ..To characterize pet ownership and pet health status in families of immunocompromised (IS) children, with emphasis in zoonotic diseases...
  28. ncbi Feed efficiency differences and reranking in beef steers fed grower and finisher diets
    O N Durunna
    Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2P5, Canada
    J Anim Sci 89:158-67. 2011
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  29. ncbi Seroprevalence of Cysticercus cellulosae and associated risk factors in free-range pigs in Kenya
    J M Kagira
    Trypanosomiasis Research Centre KARI, Kikuyu, Kenya
    J Helminthol 84:398-403. 2010
    ..The study shows that porcine cysticercosis is prevalent in free-range pigs in Busia District, Kenya and thus control measures need to be instituted...
  30. ncbi Effectiveness of movement-prevention regulations to reduce the spread of foot-and-mouth disease in The Netherlands
    A G J Velthuis
    Business Economics, Wageningen University, Hollandseweg 1, 6706 KN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 82:262-81. 2007
    ..In densely populated areas this decrease went from 135 infected farms to 103, while the duration reduced from 88 days to 81...
  31. ncbi Non-commercial poultry industries: surveys of backyard and gamefowl breeder flocks in the United States
    L Garber
    United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services, Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
    Prev Vet Med 80:120-8. 2007
    ..9 residences per circle had backyard poultry flocks. Gamefowl breeder flocks were larger, used more health care and biosecurity practices, and moved birds more frequently compared to backyard flocks...
  32. ncbi Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance among Campylobacter spp. in Louisiana retail chickens after the enrofloxacin ban
    Feifei Han
    Department of Food Science, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:163-71. 2009
    ..Further studies involving a larger sample size over time are warranted to better assess the effects of banning enrofloxacin use in poultry and the levels of fluoroquinolone-resistant Campylobacter...
  33. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors associated with bovine viral diarrhea virus infection in dairy herds in Jordan
    A Q Talafha
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:499-506. 2009
    ..Results of this study indicated that BVDV is highly prevalent in Jordan and BVDV infection could be controlled by livestock-trade control, and applying strict biosecurity measures in the dairy farms...
  34. ncbi Review of African swine fever: transmission, spread and control
    M L Penrith
    TAD Scientific, 40 Thomson Street, Colbyn, 0083 South Africa
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 80:58-62. 2009
    ..Attempts to produce a vaccine are ongoing and new technology offers some hope for the future, but this will not remove the necessity for implementing adequate biosecurity on pig farms...
  35. pmc Is R(0) a good predictor of final epidemic size: foot-and-mouth disease in the UK
    Michael J Tildesley
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Labs, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    J Theor Biol 258:623-9. 2009
    ..Combining these two predictions provides a good assessment of both the local and larger-scale heterogeneities present in this complex system...
  36. pmc Prevalence of ST9 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among pigs and pig handlers in Malaysia
    Vasanthakumari Neela
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
    J Clin Microbiol 47:4138-40. 2009
    ..5% of pig handlers...
  37. ncbi Serological survey of caprine toxoplasmosis in Ethiopia: prevalence and risk factors
    S Teshale
    Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 34, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia
    Parasite 14:155-9. 2007
    ..The high prevalence of toxoplasmosis in Ethiopian goats suggests a high risk of human infections. Further epidemiological investigation, isolation and genotyping of T. gondii are planned...
  38. pmc What do we feed to food-production animals? A review of animal feed ingredients and their potential impacts on human health
    Amy R Sapkota
    Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:663-70. 2007
    ..As large-scale, concentrated production methods have become the predominant model for animal husbandry, animal feeds have been modified to include ingredients ranging from rendered animals and animal waste to ..
  39. ncbi Smart investments in sustainable food production: revisiting mixed crop-livestock systems
    M Herrero
    International Livestock Research Institute ILRI, Post Office Box 30709, Nairobi, Kenya
    Science 327:822-5. 2010
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  40. ncbi Fate and transport of antibiotic residues and antibiotic resistance genes following land application of manure waste
    Joanne C Chee-Sanford
    USDA ARS, 1102 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Environ Qual 38:1086-108. 2009
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  41. ncbi Genetics of efficient feed utilization and national cattle evaluation: a review
    D H Denny Crews
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada Research Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 4B1, Canada
    Genet Mol Res 4:152-65. 2005
    ..These costs need to be compared to expected, and, if possible, realized rates of genetic change and the associated reduction in feed input requirements...
  42. ncbi Biosecurity in 116 Danish fattening swineherds: descriptive results and factor analysis
    A Boklund
    Danish Bacon and Meat Council, Axelborg, Axeltorv 3, DK 1609 Copenhagen V, Denmark
    Prev Vet Med 66:49-62. 2004
    ..A production site scoring high on factor 4 was a large site, which used all-in/all-out management, washed and disinfected between each group, and purchased many weaners...
  43. ncbi Parasitic helminths of the pig: factors influencing transmission and infection levels
    P Nansen
    Danish Centre for Experimental Parasitology, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg
    Int J Parasitol 29:877-91. 1999
    ..In addition, in organic farms preventive usage of anthelmintics is not permitted...
  44. pmc Danish integrated antimicrobial resistance monitoring and research program
    Anette M Hammerum
    National Center for Antimicrobials and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1632-9. 2007
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  45. pmc The animal-human interface and infectious disease in industrial food animal production: rethinking biosecurity and biocontainment
    Jay P Graham
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Environmental Health Engineering, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:282-99. 2008
    ..These data suggest that successful strategies to prevent or mitigate the emergence of pandemic avian influenza must consider risk factors specific to modern industrialized food animal production...
  46. ncbi Risk factors for herd breakdown with bovine tuberculosis in 148 cattle herds in the south west of England
    A M Ramírez-Villaescusa
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Rd, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL, England, UK
    Prev Vet Med 95:224-30. 2010
    ..Method of storage or lack of storage of slurry might aid persistence of M. bovis in the environment if M. bovis survives in slurry in some circumstances...
  47. pmc Cattle husbandry in Ethiopia is a predominant factor affecting the pathology of bovine tuberculosis and gamma interferon responses to mycobacterial antigens
    Gobena Ameni
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:1030-6. 2006
    ..A difference in the cellular immune response between zebu and Holstein cattle was observed, while tuberculosis lesion severities were identical in the two breeds, when both were kept in a pasture...
  48. ncbi Prevalence of fecal shedding of Salmonella spp in dairy herds
    Carla L Huston
    Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1092, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 220:645-9. 2002
    ..To estimate prevalence of Salmonella spp in Ohio dairy farms and to identify potential risk factors for fecal shedding of salmonellae...
  49. pmc Community-acquired MRSA and pig-farming
    Xander W Huijsdens
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:26. 2006
    ..Sporadic cases of CA-MRSA in persons without risk-factors for MRSA carriage are increasing...
  50. ncbi Risk factors associated with bovine tuberculosis in traditional cattle of the livestock/wildlife interface areas in the Kafue basin of Zambia
    M Munyeme
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Prev Vet Med 85:317-28. 2008
    ..0) of being positive compared to sedentary herds (OR=1.0). The results in this study provide preliminary information about potential risk factors that were found to be associated with BTB status in cattle...
  51. ncbi Environmental exposure to confined animal feeding operations and respiratory health of neighboring residents
    Katja Radon
    Institute for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, LMU, Munich, Germany
    Epidemiology 18:300-8. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess respiratory health in neighbors of confined animal feeding operations...
  52. pmc Contact structures in the poultry industry in Great Britain: exploring transmission routes for a potential avian influenza virus epidemic
    Jennifer E Dent
    Centre for Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, VLA, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 3NB, UK
    BMC Vet Res 4:27. 2008
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  53. pmc Isolation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria from the air plume downwind of a swine confined or concentrated animal feeding operation
    Shawn G Gibbs
    University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, El Paso, Texas, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1032-7. 2006
    ..In this study we evaluated the levels of antibiotic- and multidrug-resistant bacteria in bioaerosols upwind, within, and downwind at locations 25 m, 50 m, 100 m, and 150 m from a swine confined animal feeding operation...
  54. ncbi A survey on biosecurity and management practices in Belgian pig herds
    S Ribbens
    Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Unit of Veterinary Epidemiology, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Prev Vet Med 83:228-41. 2008
    ..4% of pig herds were small, hobby herds that reported different biosecurity and management characteristics (such as the equipping pigs on pasture and feeding kitchen waste)...
  55. ncbi Risk factors for the prevalence of porcine cysticercosis in Mbulu District, Tanzania
    H A Ngowi
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
    Vet Parasitol 120:275-83. 2004
    ..This study suggests the need for further studies in order to design and implement effective prevention and control measures for porcine cysticercosis in Mbulu District, Tanzania...
  56. ncbi Bovine respiratory disease in feedlot cattle: environmental, genetic, and economic factors
    G D Snowder
    USDA, ARS, US Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE, USA
    J Anim Sci 84:1999-2008. 2006
    ..The economic loss associated with lower gains and treatment costs for BRD infection in a 1,000-cattle feedlot was estimated as dollar 13.90 per animal, not including labor and associated handling costs...
  57. ncbi Animal movements and the spread of infectious diseases
    Eric M Fèvre
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
    Trends Microbiol 14:125-31. 2006
    ..Measures based on heightened surveillance are proposed that mitigate the risks of new pathogen introductions...
  58. ncbi Public health concerns for neighbors of large-scale swine production operations
    K M Thu
    Department of Anthropology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115 2854, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 8:175-84. 2002
    ..However, additional exposure assessment research is required to elucidate the relationship of reported symptoms among swine CAFO neighbors and CAFO emissions...
  59. ncbi Quantitative risk assessment of human campylobacteriosis associated with thermophilic Campylobacter species in chickens
    Hanne Rosenquist
    The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Safety and Toxicology, Division of Microbiological Safety, 19, Mørkhøj Bygade, 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    Int J Food Microbiol 83:87-103. 2003
    ..Finally, the simulations showed that people in the age of 18-29 years had the highest risk of developing campylobacteriosis...
  60. ncbi The effects of weaning beef calves in two stages on their behavior and growth rate
    D B Haley
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon S7N 5B4, Canada
    J Anim Sci 83:2205-14. 2005
    ..Nutritional management of two-stage weaned calves during the nursing-deprived period should be evaluated in future research because poor pasture conditions may have decreased gains by calves weaned by the two-stage method in this study...
  61. pmc Recent network evolution increases the potential for large epidemics in the British cattle population
    S E Robinson
    Epidemiology Group, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Leahurst, Neston, Wirral CH64 7TE, UK
    J R Soc Interface 4:669-74. 2007
    ..Therefore, despite restriction of cattle movements, emergent behaviour in this self-organizing system has potentially increased the size of infectious disease epidemics within the cattle industry...
  62. pmc Antimicrobial resistance of old and recent Staphylococcus aureus isolates from poultry: first detection of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant strain ST398
    Mostafa Nemati
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Poultry Diseases, Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Salisburylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3817-9. 2008
    ..Ten recent isolates were methicillin resistant and had spa types t011 and t567, belonging to multilocus sequence type 398. This is the first report of "livestock-associated" methicillin resistant S. aureus from healthy poultry...
  63. ncbi The effect of abrupt weaning of suckler calves on the plasma concentrations of cortisol, catecholamines, leukocytes, acute-phase proteins and in vitro interferon-gamma production
    M C Hickey
    Teagasc, Grange Research Centre, Dunsany, Co Meath, Ireland
    J Anim Sci 81:2847-55. 2003
    ..Abrupt weaning increased plasma cortisol and noradrenaline concentrations that were accompanied by attenuation of in vitro interferon-gamma production to novel mitogen and antigen complexes up to 7 d after weaning...
  64. ncbi Antibiotic usage in animals: impact on bacterial resistance and public health
    A E van den Bogaard
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drugs 58:589-607. 1999
    ..This can be achieved by improvement of animal husbandry systems, feed composition and eradication of or vaccination against infectious diseases...
  65. ncbi Herd and individual animal risks associated with bovine tuberculosis skin test positivity in cattle in herds in south west England
    A M Ramírez-Villaescusa
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Prev Vet Med 92:188-98. 2009
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  66. ncbi Pig producers' perceptions of the Influenza Pandemic H1N1/09 outbreak and its effect on their biosecurity practices in Australia
    Marta Hernandez-Jover
    University of Sydney, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 425 Werombi Rd, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    Prev Vet Med 106:284-94. 2012
    ..Communication and extension programs in future outbreaks should consider the needs of all sectors of the pig industry to increase their effectiveness...
  67. pmc Biosecurity on cattle farms: a study in north-west England
    Marnie L Brennan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Institute of Infection and Global Health, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Leahurst Campus, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e28139. 2012
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  68. ncbi Utilizing qualitative methods in survey design: examining Texas cattle producers' intent to participate in foot-and-mouth disease detection and control
    Amy H Delgado
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, United States
    Prev Vet Med 103:120-35. 2012
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  69. ncbi Current management of farms and internal parasites by conventional and organic meat sheep French farmers and acceptance of targeted selective treatments
    J Cabaret
    INRA, UR1282 Infectiologie Animale et Santé Publique, F 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Vet Parasitol 164:21-9. 2009
    ..Conversely, organic farmers, with greater use of advisors and a restricted range of anthelmintic treatments were more susceptible to integrating phenotypic markers into their practices for controlling digestive-tract strongyles...
  70. ncbi Farm factors associated with the use of antibiotics in pig production
    H J Van der Fels-Klerx
    Institute of Food Safety, Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 230, NL 6700 AE Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Sci 89:1922-9. 2011
    ..05) related to the on-farm use of antibiotics. Therefore, it is recommended to focus future research on the potential role of socioeconomic factors associated with antibiotic use on pig farms...
  71. ncbi Perceived risk and strategy efficacy as motivators of risk management strategy adoption to prevent animal diseases in pig farming
    N I Valeeva
    LEI, Wageningen University and Research Center, P O Box 35, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 102:284-95. 2011
    ..The obtained knowledge highlights possible ways of improvement of programs aimed at promoting effective risk management strategies...
  72. ncbi Antibodies to major pasture borne helminth infections in bulk-tank milk samples from organic and nearby conventional dairy herds in south-central Sweden
    Johan Hoglund
    Department of Biomedicine and Veterinary Public Health, Section for Parasitology SWEPAR, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU, Ulls väg 2B 7036, SE 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    Vet Parasitol 171:293-9. 2010
    ..In general, liver fluke infection was low and it was only diagnosed in 8 (7%) organic and 7 (6%) conventional herds...
  73. ncbi Antimicrobial residues in animal waste and water resources proximal to large-scale swine and poultry feeding operations
    Enzo R Campagnolo
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sci Total Environ 299:89-95. 2002
    ..More sensitive LC/ESI-MS techniques are required in environmental samples, where low levels of antimicrobial residues are more likely...
  74. ncbi Effect of management practices on paratuberculosis prevalence in Danish dairy herds
    S S Nielsen
    Department of Large Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Grønnegårdsvej 8, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 94:1849-57. 2011
    ..Furthermore, decreases in the prevalence of MAP-specific antibodies may not reflect discontinued transmission of MAP in all age groups...
  75. ncbi Incentives and regulations to reconcile conservation and development: thirty years of governance of the Sami pastoral ecosystem in Finnmark, Norway
    Birgitte Ulvevadet
    Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Manage 92:2794-802. 2011
    ..In general, we argue that the success of the cross-compliance program depends on a well-functioning governance system that can implement regulations and sanctions if incentives do not work as intended...
  76. ncbi Risk factors for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 infection in backyard chicken farms, Thailand
    Mathilde Paul
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Unité Epidémiologie Animale UR 346, Saint Genes Champanelle, France
    Acta Trop 118:209-16. 2011
    ..Findings from this study may help to tailor prevention measures to the local circumstances of backyard farms in different regions of the world...
  77. ncbi The environmental impact of beef production in the United States: 1977 compared with 2007
    J L Capper
    Department of Animal Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    J Anim Sci 89:4249-61. 2011
    ....
  78. ncbi Risk factors associated with occurrence of nematodes in free range pigs in Busia District, Kenya
    John Maina Kagira
    Trypanosomiasis Research Centre KARI, PO Box 362, 00625, Kikuyu, Kenya
    Trop Anim Health Prod 44:657-64. 2012
    ..In conclusion, this study has provided information on nematode infections and the associated risk factors for free range pigs in Busia District, which can be used when implementing integrated control measures...
  79. ncbi History of the use of antibiotic as growth promoters in European poultry feeds
    J I R Castanon
    Department of Animal Science, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35413 Spain
    Poult Sci 86:2466-71. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi Seroprevalence of brucellosis and its associated risk factors in cattle from smallholder dairy farms in Zimbabwe
    Gift Matope
    Department of Paraclinical Veterinary Studies, University of Zimbabwe, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Trop Anim Health Prod 43:975-82. 2011
    ..The implementation of stamping out policy, bleeding and testing animals before movement and promoting the use self-contained units are likely to significantly reduce the public health risks associated with Brucella infections in cattle...
  81. ncbi Impact of selection for residual feed intake on breeding soundness and reproductive performance of bulls on pasture-based multisire mating
    Z Wang
    Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton T6G 2C8, Canada
    J Anim Sci 90:2963-9. 2012
    ..However, the decreased sperm motility and the greater number of progeny per sire associated with -RFI status need further investigation...
  82. ncbi Evaluation of pet-related management factors and the risk of Salmonella spp. carriage in pet dogs from volunteer households in Ontario (2005-2006)
    E K Leonard
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 58:140-9. 2011
    ..In two-variable models that controlled for feeding raw food, the non-dietary variables were no longer statistically significant. These results highlight the potential public health risk of including raw animal products in canine diets...
  83. ncbi A structural equation model to evaluate direct and indirect factors associated with a latent measure of mastitis in Belgian dairy herds
    J Detilleux
    Quantitative Genetics Group, Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Prev Vet Med 107:170-9. 2012
    ....
  84. pmc Pig-farming systems and porcine cysticercosis in the north of Cameroon
    E Assana
    Department of Animal Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Helminthol 84:441-6. 2010
    ..6%. Binary logistic regression analysis indicated that a lack of knowledge of the taeniasis-cysticercosis complex and the absence of a pig pen in the household were associated with pig cysticercosis...
  85. ncbi Tail-biting: a new perspective
    Nina R Taylor
    University of Bristol, Department of Farm Animal Science, Langford House, Langford BS40 5DU, UK
    Vet J 186:137-47. 2010
    ....
  86. ncbi The origins of animal domestication and husbandry: a major change in the history of humanity and the biosphere
    Jean Denis Vigne
    CNRS InEE, Museum national d histoire naturelle, UMR 7209, archéozoologie, archéobotanique sociétés, Pratiques et Environnements, 55 rue Buffon, Paris, France
    C R Biol 334:171-81. 2011
    ..It also provides a brief discussion on the birth of ungulate domestication and its roots, as well as appropriate bibliographic references to enlighten the current status of domestication research...
  87. ncbi Farm level risk factors associated with severity of post-weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome
    Pablo Alarcon
    Royal Veterinary College, London, AL9 7TA, UK
    Prev Vet Med 101:182-91. 2011
    ..In addition, this study highlights the potential efficacy of biosecurity measures in the reduction/prevention of within-farm PMWS severity...
  88. ncbi A case-control study of risk factors for equine influenza spread onto horse premises during the 2007 epidemic in Australia
    Simon M Firestone
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    Prev Vet Med 100:53-63. 2011
    ..In future outbreaks, in addition to broader disease control measures, on-farm biosecurity practices should be adopted by horse owners and managers to prevent equine influenza spread...
  89. ncbi Prevalence and characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pigs and pig workers in Tenerife, Spain
    Ana Morcillo
    Departamento Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Universidad de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:207-10. 2012
    ..We therefore consider it essential to deepen epidemiological study of this strain of animal origin, as well as to increase surveillance and control measures at all stages of the food chain...
  90. ncbi Comparison of sampling methods used for MRSA-classification of herds with breeding pigs
    E M Broens
    Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology Group, Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 147:440-4. 2011
    ..Individual analysis of environmental wipes is highly recommended, as pooling 5 environmental samples resulted in a substantial reduction of the apparent prevalence...
  91. pmc Intensive livestock operations, health, and quality of life among eastern North Carolina residents
    S Wing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 2089, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:233-8. 2000
    ..Long-term physical and mental health impacts could not be investigated in this study...
  92. ncbi Control of piglet coccidiosis by chemical disinfection with a cresol-based product (Neopredisan 135-1)
    Evelyn Straberg
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Parasitology, University of Leipzig, An den Tierkliniken 35, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Parasitol Res 101:599-604. 2007
    ..No clear relation of infection prevalence to the frequency of intermediate disinfection (one, two or three times) was seen, and thus, single intermediate disinfection 1 week after farrowing is considered sufficient...
  93. ncbi Cat and dog ownership and management patterns in central Italy
    Margaret R Slater
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 85:267-94. 2008
    ..For cats and dogs, education about sterilization seemed to be critically important. For dogs, factors relating to training, which may reflect the strength of the human-animal bond, were also important...
  94. ncbi The emergence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Eastern and Southern Africa as a serious agricultural problem and public health risk
    Isaac K Phiri
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, PO Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    Acta Trop 87:13-23. 2003
    ..More research is required in the region to assess the extent and public health and economic impact of T. solium infection in order to determine whether and what prevention and control efforts are needed...
  95. ncbi Salmonella in Belgian laying hens: an identification of risk factors
    Harriet Namata
    Center for Statistics, Campus Diepenbeek, Hasselt University, Agoralaan, Gebouw D, Diepenbeek, Belgium
    Prev Vet Med 83:323-36. 2008
    ..The results also showed a significant higher risk for Salmonella for a 1 week increase in flocks' age as well as with a unit increase in the size of the flock...
  96. ncbi Including carbon emissions from deforestation in the carbon footprint of Brazilian beef
    Christel Cederberg
    SIK, the Swedish Institute of Food and Biotechnology, 402 29 Göteborg, Sweden
    Environ Sci Technol 45:1773-9. 2011
    ..We conclude that carbon footprint standards must include the more extended effects of land use changes to avoid giving misleading information to policy makers, retailers, and consumers...
  97. ncbi Bayesian analysis of animal movements related to factors at herd and between herd levels: Implications for disease spread modeling
    Tom Lindström
    IFM Theory and Modelling, Linkoping University, 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Prev Vet Med 98:230-42. 2011
    ..We argue that the methodology presented may be a useful tool for improvement of risk assessment based on data found in central databases...
  98. ncbi Residual intake and body weight gain: a new measure of efficiency in growing cattle
    D P Berry
    Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork, Ireland
    J Anim Sci 90:109-15. 2012
    ..The advantages of both reduced daily DMI and greater ADG in animals superior for RIG are demonstrated compared with animals superior for either RFI or RG...
  99. ncbi Companion animal knowledge, attachment and pet cat care and their associations with household demographics for residents of a rural Texas town
    Melanie E Ramón
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 94:251-63. 2010
    ..Attachment scores for companion animal owners were similar to those previously reported and similar for cat and dog owners. A pattern of better care emerges for owners who view their cats as companions...
  100. pmc Multivariate analysis of management and biosecurity practices in smallholder pig farms in Madagascar
    S Costard
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hertfordshire, UK
    Prev Vet Med 92:199-209. 2009
    ..The development of tailored recommendations is essential for Malagasy smallholders who have limited resources and need to make evidence-based management changes to reduce the risk of contagious diseases in their herds...
  101. pmc The disease burden of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Cameroon
    Nicolas Praet
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e406. 2009
    ..Because a body of information on human and porcine cysticercosis in Cameroon is becoming available, the present study was undertaken to calculate the impact of this neglected zoonosis...

Research Grants62

  1. Gross Hall Animal Resource Center
    Susan V Bryant; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Proposed space improvements and equipment provide an ergonomic solution for upgrading current animal husbandry conditions, including automated approaches to bedding distribution and waste removal...
  2. Impact of corn grind diameter and housing environment on performance and presence
    Kenneth Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Also, all animal husbandry (feeding, providing water, maintenance of housing) will be provided by Piedmont Research Station, NC Dept...
  3. MOLECULAR &CELLULAR MECHANISMS IN TRANSFUSION MEDICINE
    Peter J Newman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mouse Core will assist with vector design, transgenic mouse production, multi-trait breeding, and animal husbandry. Taken together, the overall scientific synergy of ideas, reagents and expertise afforded by these multiple ..
  4. Corrinoid Response of the Human Gut Microbiota
    Andrew L Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from this work, and integrate two key training areas (culture-independent microbial ecology and gnotobiotic animal husbandry) that will expand the range of questions I can pursue in my career goal as an independent investigator...
  5. Dissecting expression divergence in developmental networks across Drosophilids
    ZEBA BATOOL WUNDERLICH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The department and university has a number of faculty members with interests that overlap with mine and also provides the animal husbandry, microscopy, computational and administrative resources that will enable this project.
  6. The ecology and epidemiology of Chagas disease in urban and rural communities
    CESAR GABRIEL NAQUIRA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..cruzi infections rates and spatial patterns, and a qualitative study of human migration and animal husbandry patterns. Studies of vector reinfestion utilizing population genetics analyses of recently developed T...
  7. University of Minnesota SPF Rodent Facility Autoclave Replacement Project
    Roland Gunther; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of experience in evaluating and procuring autoclaves and other capital equipment items used for research animal husbandry. Evaluation of candidate autoclaves has already been done and cost estimates for installation have already ..
  8. CORE GRANT FOR VISION RESEARCH
    James D Zieske; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, it will also provide for the daily animal husbandry that is required to maintain our AALAC standards for animal housing, sanitation, and veterinary care...
  9. Jackson Hall Animal Physiology, Behavioral Phenotyping and Imaging Research Core
    Mark S Paller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the juxtaposition of newly renovated, high quality research core facilities adjacent to existing university animal husbandry;and 2) consolidate existing and future state-of-the-art imaging and animal behavior and physiology ..
  10. Combinatorial vaccines against anthrax and plague
    John Clements; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Until recently, anthrax was primarily a concern of individuals working in animal husbandry and military planners concerned about the potential use of anthrax spores as an agent of biological warfare...
  11. National Xenopus Resource Center
    Marko E Horb; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The final aim focuses on animal husbandry, include setting up protocols for enhanced husbandry and health surveillance, and disseminating these to the ..
  12. National Xenopus Resource Center
    Robert M Grainger; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The final aim focuses on animal husbandry, include setting up protocols for enhanced husbandry and health surveillance, and disseminating these to the ..
  13. Murine Knockout Model of Mevalonic Aciduria
    K Michael Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..control design, with age- and gender-matched controls for all studies, and will employ standard methods of animal husbandry, embryo isolation and characterization, and gene targeting...
  14. A Low-Cost Upper-Extremity Prosthesis for Under-Served Populations
    BRADLEY VEATCH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..as 25,000,000 persons; approximately 80% of these live in rural areas and survive through agriculture and animal husbandry. Limited surveys in several developing nations indicate that assistive appliances are much desired and if ..
  15. Youth and Adult Microfinance to Improve Resilience Outcomes in DRC
    NANCY E GLASS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..resilience and working to rebuild their futures, for example, through active participation in an adult animal husbandry microfinance program, Pigs for Peace (PFP)...
  16. Housing Equipment to Meet Social Needs of Nonhuman Primates
    Charlotte E Hotchkiss; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Acquisition of modular enrichment caging will greatly improve the ability of the WaNPRC to meet standards for animal husbandry and enhance psychological well-being, in turn supporting biomedical research utilizing nonhuman primates...
  17. Clinical Training in Primate Medicine
    Keith G Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Use of nonhuman primates requires specialized training and experience on the part of veterinary and animal husbandry staff...
  18. gammaPNA Probes for Diagnosis of Polymicrobial Infections in Laboratory Animals
    Alon Singer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..approach would reduce the complexity of the diagnostic process and thus be suitable for routine use at animal husbandry sites by less technical personnel...
  19. Resistant E.coli in Humans and Poultry
    James Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..the emergence of resistant bacteria that infect or colonize food animals of different species, using various animal husbandry practices [indiirectly addressed]...
  20. ANIMAL FACILITY IMPROVEMENT
    TERESA SYLVINA; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..years, significant improvements have been made in both the animal facilities and the veterinary care and animal husbandry programs to achieve these objectives...
  21. Computational Biology Resources
    Carol J Bult; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..meets a need in the research community for well-engineered software that can accommodate a wide range of animal husbandry and experimental approaches to using laboratory animals as models of human biology and disease...
  22. A Low-Cost Upper-Extremity Prosthesis for Under-Served Populations
    BRADLEY VEATCH; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..persons, with approximately 80% of these living in rural areas and surviving through agriculture and animal husbandry. It is advantageous to help these amputees because experience has shown that with functional restoration ..
  23. ANIMAL RESOURCES FACILITY IMPROVEMENT
    Richard Larson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This project will effectively increase useable animal husbandry/research space by 20% since some rooms in the ARF are currently out of use and others have population limits ..
  24. IMPROVEMENT OF ANIMAL RESEARCH FACILITIES
    Gary Moore; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The replacement of these cage sanitation systems is necessary to provide animal husbandry to a varied population of animals located in different locations on the campus...
  25. HISTORY AND CULTURE OF FOOD AND NUTRITION
    KENNETH KIPLE; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..elaborate a global survey of nutrition from that of hunter-gatherers, through the origins of agriculture and animal husbandry, to policy related issues of the past, present, and future...
  26. animal husbandry support services
    Harry Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The Animal Husbandry Support Contract provides all labor, and administrative support necessary to operate all of the animal care husbandry and support areas in the NIEHS Animal Facility managed by the Comparative Medicine Branch...
  27. animal husbandry support services
    Harry Davis; Fiscal Year: 2011
    The Animal Husbandry Support Contract provides all labor, and administrative support necessary to operate all of the animal care husbandry and support areas in the NIEHS Animal Facility managed by the Comparative Medicine Branch...
  28. Extramural Research Facilities Improvement Program Proj*
    David Satcher; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These improvements will provide for facility security, animal caging, support resources for animal husbandry and veterinary medical care, and hazard containment...
  29. Fixed Equipment for DDB Animal Resource
    MARVIN SWINDLE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to aging, cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases;(2) Protect the health of research and animal husbandry personnel by reducing exposure to waste or contaminants;and (3) Assure the care and maintenance of healthy ..
  30. ANIMAL ROOM RENOVATION TO AAALAC STANDARDS
    Russell Schaedler; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..trial to be the most effective and cost-efficient in maintaining compliance with the highest standards of animal husbandry. The renovations will be done in a building which has been in continuous heavy use for 23 years...
  31. Reservoirs of Antibiotic Resistance--Bioinformatics
    Michael Feldgarden; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..facilitate will have applications in the management of antibiotic prophylaxis and therapy in human disease, animal husbandry and horticulture and in management of genetically modified organisms...
  32. IMPROVING ANIMAL RESOURCES FOR CANCER RESEARCH AT RPCI
    Youcef Rustum; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..DLAR provides specialized animal husbandry; veterinary medical care; animal health surveillance; diagnostic laboratory facilities; research technical ..
  33. RENOVATION OF 9TH FLOOR FACILITY
    John Daly; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In recognition of their current condition in an era of increasing standards of animal husbandry and a growing demand for animal resources to accommodate highly sophisticated and innovative science, a ..
  34. MGH Large Animal Program Improvements
    Richard Bringhurst; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..by 1) providing high quality laboratory animals of known health status and background; 2) providing animal husbandry and veterinary services in a functional viviarium; 3) assuring compliance of all animal- and occupational ..
  35. PAR04-122 Satellite Animal Facility Construction Project
    Jeffrey Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..b>Animal husbandry will be minimized by using high-density ventilated cages, an automated watering system, and a vacuum bedding ..
  36. SYNTHETIC NANOSTRUCTURES FOR SINGLE MOLECULE SEQUENCING
    SAVVAS MAKRIDES; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..clinical diagnosis and pathogen detection; quality control in the food industry; environmental monitoring, industrial processing, including the monitoring of biological processes, and animal husbandry and agriculture.
  37. RI ROOM RENOVATION AND DIET PREPARATION FACILITY
    Rick Bedigian; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Laboratory Animal Health group serve these program areas by providing high quality comprehensive programs of animal husbandry, veterinary care and technical assistance...
  38. ANIMAL RESOURCES IMPROVEMENT
    ALEXANDER LUCAS; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..These modifications to the CHORI ARF will promote good animal husbandry practices and thus improve animal health and facilities management.
  39. ANIMAL FACILITY IMPROVEMENT
    P Iype; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The new area was designed taking into consideration the animal husbandry required for the potential increase in the number of animals needed for the biological, immunological and ..
  40. DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCES
    STEVEN PAKES; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Short term goals supported by this proposal are to: improve animal husbandry consistent with...
  41. Reactive oxygen species and anti-oxidants in ALI
    Aron Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..biostatistical and data management;2) molecular engineering and protein preparation;and 3) cell culture and animal husbandry. This represents both basic science and translational studies that will provide new insights into antioxidant ..
  42. ANIMAL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT
    RONALD MARKLE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..equipment in any modern animal care facility, permitting safe, efficient and proper fulfillment of the basic animal husbandry standards recommended by NIH and USDA guidelines...
  43. RENOVATION OF THE EK SHRIVER ANIMAL FACILITY
    Karl Herrup; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Institution of these measures will allow a two-corridor system of animal husbandry will be established...
  44. NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH ANIMAL FACILITY
    RICHARD WOYCHIK; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..TJL's Research Animal Facility (RAF) and associated animal health programs provide modern, state-of-the-art animal husbandry and veterinary care for the over 2,000 genetically defined mouse strains maintained at TJL...
  45. HISTORY AND CULTURE OF HUMAN NUTRITION
    KENNETH KIPLE; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..survey of nutrition (and malnutrition) from hunter-gatherers, through the beginnings of agriculture and animal husbandry, to the policy issues of the present...
  46. RESEARCH SUPPORT AND ANIMAL CARE SERVICES
    DENNIS HARMON; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..of skills and training, ranging from entry level animal caretakers to doctoral level scientists, providing animal husbandry for a wide range of species, providing backup veterinary services on an as needed basis, preparing for and ..
  47. ANIMAL CARE PROGRAM AND FACILITY IMPROVEMENT
    MORTON SILBERMAN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..of it's animal care facilities and programs so as to insure the maintenance of the highest standards of animal husbandry, both from the standpoint of humane treatment and the attainment of the best quality of investigational ..
  48. Forward Genetics In Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells
    Derek Symula; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..However, animal husbandry requirements and the difficulty of many screening regimens limit the efficiency of standard in vivo methods...
  49. TECHNIQUES FOR MODELING HUMAN CANCER IN MICE
    Barbara Knowles; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The specific objectives of the first workshop are to: 1) demonstrate basic animal husbandry techniques needed to propagate and maintain genetically-defined mutant strains at high health levels; 2) ..
  50. Mechanism of actin cytoskeleton dysregulation in podocytes by HIV-1 Nef
    Ting Chi Lu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, to determine the in vivo function of DIP, animal husbandry, DNA isolation, genotyping, clinical evaluation of mice and tissue collection will be used...
  51. Extramural Research Facilities Construction Boswell Fis*
    Philip Pizzo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..rapidly, but space constraints were affecting research and would eventually diminish the quality of animal husbandry. Mice, fish and frogs are major beneficiaries of the identification of genes and mutations linked to human ..
  52. Role of Genomic Imprinting in Developmental Neurotoxici*
    Ellen Silbergeld; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..2. To utilize high throughput methods to examine patterns of DNA methylation in candidate genes in sperm and zygote in order to detect the presence of male-mediated effects on imprinted genes involved in early development. ..
  53. AGRICULTURAL DUST AND CHILDHOOD ASTHMA SYMPTOMS
    Steve Wing; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  54. COMMUNITY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL REAWAKENING
    Steven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  55. Genetic Susceptibility to Mercury-Induced Immune Dysfunction in Autism & ASD
    Ellen Silbergeld; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Community Health Effects of Industrial Hog Operations
    Steven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  57. Behavioral Genetics of Impulsivity
    Lynn Fairbanks; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  58. Facility renovation to expand mouse barrier space
    LINDA TOTH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This space will not be adequate to support our anticipated continued growth in the areas of infectious disease and toxic challenge and in the need for quarantine of non-vendor rodents. ..
  59. NEW METHODS FOR EVAL OF ORGANIC DUST AEROSOLS
    Stephen Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  60. THE MAJOR ANGIOGENIC FACTORS IN PLACENTAL ANGIOGENESIS
    Lawrence Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..