Dept. of Pathobiology
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Optimizing main spectrum profiles for use in real-time MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry identification of Leptospira serovars (2020-04-21)Leptospirosis, a zoonotic disease with a growing number of reported cases worldwide and expansion into new geographic areas, is an increasingly important public and veterinary health concern. Leptospirosis epidemiology is ...
(2019-12-02)Arsenic is a common element with a multitude of industrial, medicinal, and agricultural uses. It can also cause many negative health effects, including several forms of cancer, skin lesions, and cardiovascular disease. In ...
(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 ...
Innate immune modulation and pathogenic basis for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (2019-04-09)Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus causes PRRS which is one of the most economically significant diseases in the swine industry worldwide. PRRSV has the ability to suppress the type I interferon induction ...