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July 25th, 2022

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Scientific reports

Budd-Chiari-like pathology in dolphins

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Nearly two decades ago, pathologic examination results suggested that acoustic factors, such as mid-frequency active naval military sonar (MFAS) could be the cause of acute decompression-like sickness in stranded beaked whales. Acute systemic gas embolism in these whales was reported together with enigmatic cystic liver lesions (CLL), characterized by intrahepatic encapsulated gas-filled cysts, tentatively interpreted as "gas-bubble" lesions in various other cetacean species. Here we provide a pathologic reinterpretation of CLL in odontocetes. Among 1,200 cetaceans necropsied, CLL were only ob… Leer más



July 22nd, 2022

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Alejandro Navarro Gómez

Hepatitis E in the pig production chain: from farm to fork

PhD Thesis defense by Alejandro Navarro Gómez at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Complutense University of Madrid


Hepatitis E (HE) is one of the main acute viral hepatitis worldwide, and can represent an important problem in Public Health. The virus responsible for this disease is the hepatitis E virus (HEV), belonging to the Hepeviridae family. To date, 8 different genotypes of HEV are known. The genotypes that affect humans are genotypes 1-4, although the possible zoonotic potential of genotypes 5, 7 and 8 has been described. In developed countries, the causes of HE in humans are genotype 3 and 4, generally associated with the consumption of contaminated and under cooked food. The main animal reservoir … Leer más



- Piden implantar medidas de vigilancia frente a la hepatitis E en el porcino de España - animalshealth.es



July 21st, 2022

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Silvia Úbeda Jiménez

Zoonosis in wild ruminants and wild boars in the Region of Madrid

Silvia Úbeda Jiménez defended this Degree Final Project


Los patógenos infecciosos presentes en la fauna silvestre han adquirido una importancia creciente en nuestra sociedad ya que tienen un impacto trascendente sobre la Salud Pública por su capacidad de transmitirse a los humanos, lo que se conoce como zoonosis, y por ello es necesario llevar una adecuada vigilancia y control de estas enfermedades. El objetivo de este estudio es determinar la prevalencia de diferentes patógenos zoonósicos de relevancia en rumiantes salvajes y jabalíes en la Comunidad de Madrid durante el año 2021, enmarcados en el sistema de Vigilancia de fauna silvestre de esta r… Leer más



July 21st, 2022

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Evaluación del efecto de la administración parenteral de AINEs y glucocoticoides en las pruebas de diagnóstico oficial de tuberculosis bovina en un modelo experimental caprino

Carlos Velasco Reinaldos defended this Degree Final Project


El rendimiento de las pruebas de diagnóstico de la tuberculosis (TB) en los rumiantes domésticos se puede ver afectado por diferentes factores. El objetivo del presente estudio fue evaluar si la aplicación fraudulenta vía parenteral de ketoprofeno (antiinflamatorio no esteroideo o AINE) o de dexametasona (glucocorticoide) en el ganado puede provocar interferencias en la prueba de diagnóstico oficial, la intradermotuberculinización (IDTB). El modelo animal experimental elegido para el estudio fue el caprino. Se seleccionaron aleatoriamente 90 animales de un rebaño de aptitud lechera con una pr… Leer más



July 21st, 2022

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Esther Vázquez Fernández

Histopathological and immunohistochemical study of premature senescence of cells in forensic cases of dogs starvation due to animal abuse

Degree Final Project defended by Esther Vázquez Fernández


Animal abuse is of mayor concern in today`s society, with an increasing number of reported cases. Violence towards animals is considered an additional factor of interpersonal violence, making essential to advance in the field of forensic veterinary pathology. Starvation, the involuntary loss of body mass, is one of the main causes of death in cases of animal abuse. Starvation is due to a catabolic state that induce atrophy in most organs. However, the mechanism beyond atrophy is not fully understood. The aim of this research is to retrospectively study a series of dog forensic cases diagnosed … Leer más



July 18th, 2022

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Animals

Corynebacterium conjunctivae: A New Corynebacterium Species Isolated from the Ocular Surface of Healthy Horses

Investigation published in Animals


Twenty-two unidentified Gram-positive, rod-shaped organisms were recovered from the conjunctival surface of apparently healthy horses and subjected to a polyphasic taxonomic analysis. Based on cellular morphology and biochemical criteria, the isolates were tentatively assigned to the genus Corynebacterium, although they did not match any recognized species. Comparative 16S rRNA gene sequencing studies demonstrated that all of the isolates were phylogenetically members of the genus Corynebacterium. The isolates shared 99.4 to 100% 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity among the strains and 96.5% si… Leer más



July 11st, 2022

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Frontiers in Microbiology

Use of Whole-Genome Sequencing to Unravel the Genetic Diversity of a Prevalent Mycobacterium bovis Spoligotype in a Multi-Host Scenario in Spain

Investigation published in Frontiers in Microbiology


Despite the efforts invested in the eradication of bovine tuberculosis in Spain, herd prevalence has remained constant in the country during the last 15 years (~1.5–1.9%) due to a combination of epidemiological factors impairing disease control, including between-species transmission. Here, our aim was to investigate the molecular diversity of Mycobacterium bovis isolates belonging to the highly prevalent SB0339 spoligotype in the cattle-wildlife interface in different regions of Spain using whole-genome sequencing (WGS). Genomic data of 136 M. bovis isolates recovered from different ani… Leer más



July 8th, 2022

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Science of the total environment

Good and bad get together: Inactivation of SARS-CoV-2 in particulate matter pollution from different fuels

Investigation article published in Science of the total environment


Air pollution and associated particulate matter (PM) affect environmental and human health worldwide. The intense vehicle usage and the high population density in urban areas are the main causes of this public health impact. Epidemiological studies have provided evidence on the effect of air pollution on airborne SARS-CoV-2 transmission and COVID-19 disease prevalence and symptomatology. However, the causal relationship between air pollution and COVID-19 is still under investigation. Based on these results, the question addressed in this study was how long SARS-CoV-2 survives on the surface of… Leer más



- ¿Cuánto tiempo sobrevive el SARS-CoV-2 en la superficie de diferentes partículas de contaminación? - portalveterinaria.com

- Una investigación científica revela que las emisiones de los motores inactivan el SARS-CoV-2, pero “hay un lado malo” - eldiario.es

- Contaminantes urbanos y virus SARS-CoV-2 - irec.es



July 6th, 2022

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Andrea Marcos Baqueiro

Puesta a punto y optimización de PCR a tiempo real para vibrio spp

Degree Final Project defended by Andrea Marcos Baqueiro



July 5th, 2022

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Gonzalo Pérez Serrano

Detection of bacteria of the genus Rickettsia in ticks and development of a high resolution melting technique

Degree Final Project defended by Gonzalo Pérez Serrano


Ricekttsioses are a group of emerging zoonotic pathologies caused by bacteria of the genus Rickettsia. These bacteria are Gram-negative, intracellular bacillococci, and the diseases they produce are transmitted to vertebrates by vectors such as ticks, mites, fleas and lice. Due to their highly conserved genome, there are limitations in the identification of the different species of rickettsiae. In this work, the molecular detection of bacteria of the genus Rickettsia in ticks has been carried out by performing conventional PCR and sequencing of the ompA and ompB genes, which is a laborious and… Leer más







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ISI Scientific Publications
Total Last 60 mo. Last 12 mo.
1 ZTA 234 SUAT 59 ICM 19
2 ICM 223 ZTA 58 SUAT 15
3 MYC 208 MYC 54 MYC 11
4 SUAT 198 ICM 44 ZTA 7
5 NED 73 SAP 14 SAP 3
  VISAVET 1019 314 63

Impact Factor Average
Total Last 60 mo. Last 12 mo.
1 ZTA 3.815 ZTA 4.907 ZTA 5.214
2 SAP 3.096 SUAT 3.71 SUAT 4.36
3 SUAT 2.821 SAP 3.417 MYC 3.821
4 DICM 2.776 ICM 3.349 ICM 3.735
5 MYC 2.71 NED 3.314 NED 3.576
VISAVET 3.029 3.946 4.167

ISI Scientific Publications
Total Last 60 mo.
1 Transbound. Emerg. Dis. 86 Transbound. Emerg. Dis. 43
2 Vet. Microbiol. 85 Front Vet Sci 40
3 Prev. Vet. Med. 73 Prev. Vet. Med. 20
4 PLoS ONE 54 Res. Vet. Sci. 17
5 Front Vet Sci 51 PLoS ONE 17
  All journals 339   All journals 42

PhD Thesis
Total Last 60 mo. Last 12 mo.
1 SUAT 24 ZTA 5 NED 1
2 ZTA 23 SUAT 3 SUAT 1
3 MYC 13 MYC 3
4 ICM 11 NED 3
5 NED 8 SEVISEQ 1
  VISAVET 88 17 3

Master Thesis
Total Last 60 mo. Last 12 mo.
1 SUAT 17 ZTA 2
2 ZTA 14 MYC 1
3 MYC 10 NED 1
4 ICM 7
5 NED 7
  VISAVET 58 5 0