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1 de febrero de 2017

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Preventive Veterinary Medicine

Evaluation of five serologic assays for bovine tuberculosis surveillance in domestic free-range pigs from southern Spain

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In countries where bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is still prevalent the contact among different animal species in extensive systems contributes to the circulation of Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) and other members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC). Thus, free-range pigs can develop subclinical infections and may contribute to disease spread to bovine and wildlife. Serodiagnosis has been proposed as a screening tool for detecting infected pig herds; however, the value of this method to obtain an accurate diagnosis in this species is still not clear. In this study, sensitivity (Se) an… Leer más



1 de febrero de 2017

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Research in Veterinary Science

Immunohistochemical detection of pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines in granulomas in cattle with natural Mycobacterium bovis infection

Artículo de investigación publicado en Research in Veterinary Science


Cellular immune response was evaluated in lymph nodes and lung with different granulomatous lesions from cattle naturally infected with Mycobacterium bovis. For this purpose, we assessed pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines by immunohistochemical assays. Immunoreaction was observed for all the cytokines analyzed. Fourteen animals displayed advanced stage IV granulomas, with intense immunoreactivity to IFN-γ and TGF-β in areas of caseous necrosis, macrophages and lymphocytes. Seven animals showed stage III granuloma, with high immunoreactivity to IFN-γ (average of 44.… Leer más



28 de enero de 2017

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The Veterinary Record

Effectiveness and practicality of control strategies for African swine fever: what do we really know?

Artículo de investigación publicado en The Veterinary Record


African swine fever (ASF) is a major pig health problem, and the causative virus is moving closer to Western European regions where pig density is high. Stopping or slowing down the spread of ASF requires mitigation strategies that are both effective and practical. Based on the elicitation of ASF expert opinion, this study identified surveillance and intervention strategies for ASF that are perceived as the most effective by providing the best combination between effectiveness and practicality. Among the 20 surveillance strategies that were identified, passive surveillance of wild boar and syn… Leer más



27 de enero de 2017

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Research in Veterinary Science

Equine viral arteritis in breeding and sport horses in central Spain

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Equine viral arteritis (EVA) may have a high economic impact on breeding stud farms due to the occurrence of EVA-associated abortion outbreaks and the ability of the virus to persist in carrier stallions. While the consequences of EVA in premises with sport horses are usually less severe, the first confirmed outbreak of EVA in Spain occurred in a riding club in Barcelona, but no data on the seroprevalence of EVA in sport horses have been reported in Spain. Given the importance of both Spanish Purebred (SP) breeding horses and sport horses for Spain`s equine industry, the aim of this study was … Leer más



26 de enero de 2017

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PLoS ONE

Usefulness of MALDI-TOF MS as a Diagnostic Tool for the Identification of Streptococcus Species Recovered from Clinical Specimens of Pigs

Artículo de investigación publicado en PLoS ONE


The application of MALDI-TOF MS for identifying streptococcal isolates recovered from clinical specimens of diseased pigs was evaluated. For this proposal, the MALDI BDAL Database (Bruker Daltoniks, Germany) was supplemented with the main spectrum profiles (MSP) of the reference strains of S. porci, S. porcorum and S. plurextorum associated with pneumonia and septicemia. Although these three species showed similar MALDI profiles, several peaks were recognized that can be useful for their differentiation: S. porci (4113, 6133, 7975 and 8228 m/z Da), S. plurextorum (3979, 4078, 4665, 6164, 6491,… Leer más



24 de enero de 2017

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Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

A naturally occurring SNP in plasmid pB1000 produces a reversible increase in antibiotic resistance

Investigación publicada en Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy


ColE1 plasmids are small mobilizable replicons that play an important role in the spread of antibiotic resistance in Pasteurellaceae. In this study we describe how a natural single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) near the origin of replication of the ColE1-type plasmid pB1000 found in a Pasteurella multocida clinical isolate, generates two independent plasmid variants able to coexist in the same cell simultaneously. Using Haemophilus influenzae Rd strain as a model system, we combined antibiotic susceptibility tests, quantitative PCRs, competition assays and experimental evolution to characteriz… Leer más



1 de enero de 2017

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Veterinary Pathology

Canine Nervous System Lymphoma Subtypes Display Characteristic Neuroanatomical Patterns

Artículo de investigación publicado en Veterinary Pathology


Primary and secondary nervous system involvement occurs in 4% and 5%-12%, respectively, of all canine non-Hodgkin lymphomas. The recent new classification of canine malignant lymphomas, based on the human World Health Organization classification, has been endorsed with international acceptance. This histological and immunocytochemical classification provides a unique opportunity to study the histologic anatomic distribution patterns in the central and peripheral nervous system of these defined lymphoma subtypes. In this study, we studied a cohort of 37 dogs with lymphoma, which at necropsy had… Leer más



1 de diciembre de 2016

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Emerging Infectious Diseases

Tuberculosis-Associated Death among Adult Wild Boars, Spain, 2009-2014

Artículo de investigación publicado en Emerging Infectious Diseases


We investigated adult Eurasian wild boar (Sus scrofa) survival and death in 2 tuberculosis-endemic populations with different harvest pressure in Spain. Overall, tuberculosis accounted for 30% of total deaths. Increased survival in protected areas has direct implications for wild boar management and tuberculosis control… Leer más



1 de diciembre de 2016

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Preventive Veterinary Medicine

Is targeted removal a suitable means for tuberculosis control in wild boar?

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We assessed the suitability of targeted removal as a means for tuberculosis (TB) control on an intensely managed Eurasian wild boar (Sus scrofa) hunting estate. The 60km2 large study area included one capture (treatment) site, one control site, and one release site. Each site was fenced. In the summers of 2012, 2013 and 2014, 929 wild boar were live-captured on the treatment site. All wild boar were micro-chipped and tested using an animal side lateral flow test immediately after capture in order to detect antibodies to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC). The wild boar were released … Leer más



1 de diciembre de 2016

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Research in Veterinary Science

The zoonotic potential of Lactococcus garvieae: An overview on microbiology, epidemiology, virulence factors and relationship with its presence in foods

Artículo de investigación publicado en Research in Veterinary Science


Lactococcus garvieae is a relevant worldwide fish pathogen affecting various farmed and wild marine and freshwater species. It has also been isolated from other animals, such as ruminants with subclinical mastitis and pigs with pneumonia. From the early 90s, L. garvieae has been associated with different human infections, mainly endocarditis. During the last five years, human infections by this bacterium appear to be increasing, likely due to the improvement in microbiological methods for bacterial identification and the alertness of this bacterium by physicians. Human L. garvieae infections h… Leer más







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ISI Scientific Publications
Total Last 60 mo. Last 12 mo.
1 ICM 177 ZTA 79 ZTA 12
2 SUAT 175 SUAT 76 SUAT 12
3 ZTA 171 MYC 68 MYC 10
4 MYC 150 ICM 39 ICM 6
5 NED 62 NED 13 NED 4
  VISAVET 730 281 49

Impact Factor Average
Total Last 60 mo. Last 12 mo.
1 ZTA 3.441 ZTA 3.468 ZTA 3.659
2 MYC 2.646 ICM 2.454 MYC 2.577
3 ICM 2.259 MYC 2.299 SUAT 2.545
4 SAP 2.239 SAP 2.239 ICM 2.334
5 SUAT 2.171 SUAT 2.234 SEVISEQ 1.907
VISAVET 2.540 2.585 2.571

ISI Scientific Publications
Total Last 60 mo.
1 Vet. Microbiol. 57 Vet. Microbiol. 26
2 J. Clin. Microbiol. 37 Res. Vet. Sci. 20
3 Transbound. Emerg. Dis. 32 Transbound. Emerg. Dis. 20
4 Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 30 PLoS ONE 18
5 Prev. Vet. Med. 26 BMC Vet. Res 17
  All journals 202   All journals 28

PhD Thesis
Total Last 60 mo. Last 12 mo.
1 SUAT 19 SUAT 9
2 ZTA 15 ZTA 5
3 ICM 11 MYC 3
4 MYC 10 ICM 3
5 NED 2 NED 1
  VISAVET 58 22 0

Master Thesis
Total Last 60 mo. Last 12 mo.
1 SUAT 17 ZTA 4 NED 1
2 ZTA 12 MYC 3 ZTA 1
3 MYC 9 NED 3 ICM 1
4 ICM 7 SAP 1
5 NED 6 SUAT 1
  VISAVET 53 13 3