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  • Koster, Liza Sally (University of Pretoria, 2010-03-02)
    Acute phase proteins (APP) are ideal biomarkers for inflammation due to their stability, relative ease of assay and apparent relation between their concentration and the extent of the insult to tissue. C-reactive protein ...
  • Koster, Liza Sally; Van Schoor, Mirinda; Goddard, Amelia; Thompson, P.N. (Peter N.); Matjila, Paul Tshepo; Kjelgaard-Hansen, Mads (South African Veterinary Association, 2009-06)
    C-reactive protein (CRP) is a positive major acute-phase protein in dogs and can be used as a predictive marker for risk of disease and to monitor the response to treatment. Increased concentrations in certain diseases are ...
  • Van Blerk, Chris; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2018-05-24)
    The Faculty’s Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning, Prof Dietmar Holm was honoured by the Council on International Veterinary Medical Education (C.I.V.M.E.) who invited him to accept a core member position until March 2021 ...
  • Cachexia 
    Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    Cachexia is the marked state of general ill health and malnutrition of a patient, and is usually associated with a serious disease. The syndrome is characterized by depletion of muscle tissue and fat stores. As opposed to ...
  • Midzi, Emmanuel Muchimbidziki (University of Pretoria, 2012)
    The aim of this study was to determine the levels of cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) in livers and kidneys of cattle slaughtered at Grootfontein abattoir in Namibia. The study design was based on the epidemiological principles ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-4: Hospitalized animals must be housed in cages that are secure and comfortable. There should be no sharp edges so the patient cannot hurt itself. The cage should be large enough so the animal can move and turn ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Mostly exotic plants cultivated as garden- or pot plants. Zanthedeschia spp. occurs naturally in the wild in wet or moist places.
  • Unknown; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases (2013-12-04)
  • Unknown; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases (2013-12-04)
  • Muraina, I.A.; Suleiman, M.M. (Mohammed Musa); Eloff, Jacobus Nicolaas (Elsevier, 2009)
    Antioxidant properties of three different medicinal plant extracts from northern Nigeria were evaluated using the traditional qualitative 2,2, diphenyl-picrylhydrazyl(DPPH)method and a new 3-(4,5- dimethylthiazole-2-yl)-2,5- ...
  • Bredin, I.P.; Skinner, J.D. (John Dawson), 1932-; Mitchell, Graham (Agricultural Research Council, ARC-OVI and the University of Pretoria, 2008-03)
    The daily requirement for calcium and phosphorus by giraffes to sustain the growth and maintenanceof their skeletons is large. The source of sufficient calcium is browse. The source of necessary phosphorus is obscure, but ...
  • Lorusso, Vincenzo; Wijnveld, Michiel; Latrofa, Maria S.; Fajinmi, Akinyemi; Majekodunmi, Ayodele O.; Dogo, Abraham G.; Igweh, Augustine C.; Otranto, Domenico; Jongejan, Frans; Welburn, Susan C.; Picozzi, Kim (Elsevier, 2016-10)
    In April 2008, whole blood samples were collected from 36 dromedary camels in Sokoto, Northwestern Nigeria. Following PCR and reverse line blotting, twenty-two samples (61%) resulted positive for Ehrlichia/Anaplasma spp. ...
  • Schoeman, Johan P. (Agricultural Research Council, ARC-OVI and the University of Pretoria, 2009-03)
    Babesiosis is a tick-borne disease affecting humans and many domestic and wild animals. Domestic animals showing appreciable morbidity and mortality include dogs, cats, cattle and horses. Both canine and feline babesiosis ...
  • Unknown; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section of Pathology (2010-02-25)
    Images of post-mortem cases captured during 1981. Departmental references to images uploaded with photo titles indicated the macroscopic lesion (PM) or microscopic slide (S), case number and year.
  • Haig, D.A. (University of Pretoria, 1953)
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  • Unknown; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section of Pathology (2009-06-25)
    Images of post-mortem cases captured during 1981 - 1998. Departmental references to images uploaded with photo titles indicated the macroscopic lesion (PM) or microscopic slide (S), case number and year.
  • Chermprapai, Suttiwee; Broere, Femke; Schlotter, Yvette M.; Veldhuizen, Edwin J.A.; Rutten, Victor P.M.G. (Elsevier, 2018-12)
    Keratinocytes (KC) are the main cellular components of the stratum corneum that constitutes a solid physical skin barrier representing the first line of defense against pathogens. Moreover, KC are potent producers ...
  • Nel, Johannes Jacobus (University of Pretoria, 2016)
    A biomechanical comparison was conducted on two internal spinal fixation techniques: pins and Polymethylmethacrylate, and the String of Pearls Interlocking Plate System. Both techniques were applied to a surgically simulated ...
  • Le Roux-Pullen, Lerica; Van der Zwan, Henriette (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014-11-14)
    The multi-drug resistance (mdr-1) gene mutation is a phenomenon well known to current veterinary practitioners. The mutation causes a predisposition for, amongst other phenomena, macrocyclic lactone-induced neurotoxicosis ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTO 1: Two types of parvoviruses may infect dogs: canine parvovirus type 1 (CPV-1) and type 2 (CPV-2). CPV-1 is relatively non-pathogenic but may infect young puppies (>3 weeks old) causing gastroenteritis, pneumonitis ...