Denis Poole

  • Denis Poole posted an update 4 months ago

    Ammine complexes of divalent metal and with different tetrahedral anions as a counter ion were intensively investigated for many years, [6–13] but the literature related to complexes containing perrhenate anion is rather limited. These samples have attracted research interest because they exhibit rich polymorphism and hence can be potentially u…[Read more]

  • Denis Poole posted an update 4 months ago

    Recently, Garutti et al reported that buy mecamylamine the EVLWI and PVPI measured at the end of surgery were independent predictors of prolonged mechanical ventilation after liver transplantation. Our study is compatible to their findings regarding the associations between elevated thoracic fluid indices and pulmonary dysfunction after liver…[Read more]

  • The use of suboptimal codon pair bias has gained attention recently as a novel strategy for the development of viral LAV. This strategy has been used for the generation of LAV candidates for poliovirus (Burns et al., 2009; Mueller et al., 2006), influenza A virus (Mueller et al., 2010; Nogales et al., 2014; Yang et al., 2013), and respiratory…[Read more]

  • An age-related increase in the C values was found for healthy older adults, and it was explained by a difference in the muscle strength in association with gait instability. This can be described as an upward shift of the C–gait speeds (v) relationship (Figure 1A). Such an age-related increase in the C values has also been reported by other st…[Read more]

  • IntroductionPorcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), a member of genus Alphacoronavirus, family Coronaviridae (Pensaert et al., 1981; Zhou et al., 1988), is the causative agent of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), an acute and highly contagious enteric disease in swine characterized by severe enteritis, vomiting and watery diarrhea (Ducatelle et…[Read more]

  • Control of fleas and ticks is based principally on the use of parasiticides and the most widely used products are effective against both fleas and ticks. Various delivery systems and formulations are available including collars, spot-on’s, sprays and oral formulations (Beugnet and Franc, 2012). Treatment of dogs with spot-on formulations p…[Read more]

  • The primary target of coronaviruses is the respiratory or intestinal epithelium. Epithelial cell layers form a primary barrier to infection by microorganisms entering their host via body cavities such as the respiratory or intestinal tract (Ren et al., 2006; Cong and Ren, 2014). Epithelial cells grow with a polarized topology that involves the…[Read more]

  • In a related questionnaire-based study concerning patterns of saddle use and frequency of professionally saddle fit check, data were determined for 205/506 horses (40.5%; Greve and Dyson, 2014a). There were 161 riders because some riders rode more than one horse (range, 1–7). Seventy-eight per cent of riders reported that their saddle was used f…[Read more]

  • The phylogenetic analysis of the various animal herpesviruses, based on two core genes, evidenced a very recent differentiation between the OsHV-1 reference and µVar genotypes. Rooting arbitrarily the phylogenetic tree and assuming the existence of a herpesvirus with amphioxus host (Savin et al., 2010), it appeared that the herpesviruses…[Read more]

  • Materials and methodsResultsDiscussionVICs have been previously cultured from the mitral valves of normal dogs and, in one study, from dogs with mild MMVD (Heaney et al., 2009; Waxman et al., 2012). In the study by Heaney et al. (2009), cultures were initiated up to 36 h after death. Furthermore, their protocol favoured migratory cells, resu…[Read more]

  • As a food-borne parasitic disease, trichinellosis remains a public health concern in several regions of the world and is enormously important for issues related to food safety and global trade in various animals and their meat. The International Commission on Trichinellosis, an international scientific organization devoted to the study of and…[Read more]

  • The DSC of the mixture suggests the quite sharp phase transition in the pure dipeptides broadens continuously with increasing temperature. The three vibrational modes that extend to at least 190°C are: (1) NH3+ rocking (1177cm−1) which broadens from 15cm−1 (166°C) to 60cm−1 (190°C); (2) NH3+ torsion (483cm−1) which shifts to 474 cm−1 around 180°C…[Read more]

  • Though the complete ChHV5 genome was recently sequenced (Ackermann et al., 2012), and though various partial sequences of this virus have been provided from samples around the world, little is known about ChHV5 and its circulation. Various hypotheses have been developed regarding ChHV5 and its hosts. Patricio et al. (2012) established that the…[Read more]

  • As an alternative to the egg-based process, cell culture presents several key features that render it a suitable platform. Growth of human influenza viruses in cultured azilsartan medoxomil typically results in fewer adaptive mutations than in embryonated eggs, alleviating concerns for the change of virus antigenicity (Schild et al., 1983). In…[Read more]

  • Since clinical signs can be similar in dogs with acute type I IVDD and HNPE (McDonnell, 2012), there is value in determining if CE-CT can be used to differentiate these two types of disc disease. In our study, both blinded observers were able to identify HNPE with CE-CT in 91% of affected dogs and did not incorrectly identify HNPE in any dog with…[Read more]

  • Denis Poole posted an update 5 months ago

    Materials and methodsResultsDiscussionWe report here the identification of two immunogenic proteins, VpsA and VpsB, that are expressed by T. phagedenis isolates. The vspA and vspB genes were initially detected by the presence of putative promoter sequences similar to those preceeding prrA that encodes the immunogenic PrrA protein. Interestingly,…[Read more]

  • In recent years, there have been advances in diagnosis, infection/disease staging, treatment, and prevention of CanL (see reviews by Alvar et al., 2004; Maia and Campino, 2008; Miró et al., 2008; Solano-Gallego et al., 2009; Maroli et al., 2010; Paltrinieri et al., 2010). A major advance in prevention includes evidence that the incidence of…[Read more]

  • Clear, evidence-based definitions of ‘clinically safe’ rates of weight loss have not been established for obese Equidae. For man and other companion species, clinically safe rates of weight loss are suggested to be in the range of 0.5–2% of body mass (BM) weekly (Packianathan et al., 2005; German et al., 2007). For obese horses and ponies, severe…[Read more]

  • Morphologic characterization of P. abortibovis was approached through application of Gram staining techniques and electron microscopy. While bacteria could easily be identified using sliver stains and immunohistology (Fig. 1A and B), they resist identification using most Gram stain methodologies. Bacteria were poorly visualized as pink rods using…[Read more]

  • Denis Poole posted an update 6 months ago

    ConclusionsThe results of the current study suggest that MALDI-TOF MS can be a reliable tool for the rapid and accurate diagnosis of S. chromogenes and S. epidermidis, but currently S. agnetis may be misidentified as S. hyicus. As well, MALDI-TOF MS may be a good method for the identification of S. pasteuri, S. hominus, S. haemolyticus, S.…[Read more]

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