College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine is generating solutions for a healthier world in the 21st century. Through our professional and graduate degree programs we supply veterinary scientists who work to improve human, animal, and environmental health. Through our outreach programs we touch the lives of thousands of animals and their owners and help safeguard public health. Through our research expertise and facilities, we are making significant contributions to science and facilitating the translation of discoveries in the theoretical sciences into biomedical applications that benefit human and animal health.
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(2019-07-10)Streptococcus pneumoniae is an important human pathogen capable of entering the competent state naturally and acquiring DNA from the environment for recombination. In addition to improving genome plasticity, a natural ...
(2019-07-12)Fungi are emerging as significant pathogens of multiple taxa. In addition to the impact of Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola on snakes, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (chytrid) has been linked to massive declines in amphibian ...
Evaluation of the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and safety of enrofloxacin administration to pregnant mares (2019-05-29)Antimicrobial therapy is necessary in pregnant mares affected by severe bacterial infections such as cellulitis, bronchopneumonia, or placentitis. Despite the many antimicrobials available for human use, very few antimicrobials ...
(2019-07-19)Early pregnancy loss (EPL) is an important multifactorial condition that affects up to 20% of equine pregnancies, and mare age, parity, previous endometritis and twin pregnancy have all been implicated as causes of early ...
Prenatal exposure to di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and high-fat diet synergistically disrupts mouse fetal oogenesis and affects folliculogenesis (2019-04-23)Di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is a chemical that is widely used as a plasticizer. Plasticizers are chemicals that are added to materials to increase flexibility, durability, and strength. DEHP is abundant in products ...