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June 17th, 2021

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Animals

Long-Term Determinants of the Seroprevalence of the Hepatitis E Virus in Wild Boar (Sus scrofa)

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The hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an emerging zoonotic pathogen whose main reservoir is suids. Most of the ecological and epidemiological aspects of its sylvatic cycle remain unknown. Thus, in this work, we study the drivers of HEV exposure in the wild boar population of Doñana National Park (DNP, southwest Spain) operating in the medium and long-term (2005–2018). Anti-HEV antibodies are widely distributed throughout the wild boar (46.7 ± 3.8%, 327 out of 700 sampled), showing a statistically significant age-increasing pattern. The temporal pattern displayed important interannual fluctuations. Th… Read more




June 15th, 2021

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Pathogens

The Role of Interleukine-10 and Interferon-γ as Potential Markers of the Evolution of African Swine Fever Virus Infection in Wild Boar

Investigation published in Pathogens


African swine fever virus (ASFv) is one of the most challenging pathogens to affect both domestic and wild pigs. The disease has now spread to Europe and Asia, causing great damage to the pig industry. Although no commercial vaccine with which to control the disease is, as yet, available, some potential vaccine candidates have shown good results in terms of protection. However, little is known about the host immune mechanisms underlying that protection, especially in wild boar, which is the main reservoir of the disease in Europe. Here, we study the role played by two cytokines (IL-10 and IFN-… Read more




June 5th, 2021

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Antibiotics

Colistin selection of the mcr-1 gene in broiler chicken intestinal microbiota

Investigation article published in Antibiotics


: Colistin has a long story of safe use in animals for the treatment and prevention of certain bacterial diseases. Nevertheless, the first description of the mcr-1 gene showed that colistin resistance can spread by horizontal gene transfer and changed the landscape. This study aimed to assess the effect of colistin administration on the dispersion of resistance in the microbiota of day-old broiler chicks and how the presence of mcr-1 genes influences the spread of colistin resistance determinants. In this study, 100 one-day-old chicks were divided into four groups of 25 animals (G1, G2, G3, an… Read more




June 1st, 2021

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Ecological Indicators

Expansion of native wild boar populations is a new threat for semi-arid wetland areas

Investigation published in Ecological Indicators


Wildlife management and conservation requires monitoring of species distribution and population indicators, especially when the unbalanced demographic changes of some species can affect the whole ecosystem functioning. The populations of wild boar (Sus scrofa) have, over the past few decades, undergone an expansion around the world, reaching situations of overabundance that can cause serious economic, ecological and health problems. This numerical increase of wild boar and its new spatial invasion can affect certain vulnerable species in sensitive ecological zones, such as the main inland wetl… Read more




May 30th, 2021

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Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Influence of multiple factors on hematologic reference intervals in horses residing in livery yards in Spain

Investigation published in Veterinary Clinical Pathology


The hemogram is a routine analysis for equine veterinary practitioners in the assessment of patient clinical status. Reference intervals (RIs) of hematologic constituents vary according to different horse populations and are often described for a particular breed or horse type. The aims of this study were to determine RIs for hematologic constituents in a mixed-breed horse population residing in livery yards in central Spain and evaluate the associations between estimated RIs and multiple phenotypic and management characteristics. A total of 122 healthy horses from different breeds in central … Read more




May 27th, 2021

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Origen del SARS CoV 2 como la probable creación en un laboratorio

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May 25th, 2021

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Seguridad y Defensa Intercontinental frente al COVID-19

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May 16th, 2021

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Three Complutense professors among the most cited researchers in veterinary sciences

The h-index Diffusion Group updates the Ranking of the best scientists residing in Spain


The h-index Diffusion Group (DIH) has published the Ranking update of the best scientists residing in Spain according to their h-index, which measures the number of citations that scientific articles have received and is one of the most bibliometric indicators employees to evaluate the work done by a researcher and the impact of its production.… Read more




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