Veterinary infection biology : molecular diagnostics and high-throughput strategies / edited by Mónica V. Cunha, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Lisbon, Portugal ; Centro o de Biologia Ambiental, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal ; João Inácio, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Lisbon, Portugal, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, United Kingdom.

  • New York : Humana Press, [2014]
  • ©2015
xix, 536 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm


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  • Overview and challenges of molecular technologies in the veterinary microbiology laboratory
  • Significance and integration of molecular diagnostics in the framework of veterinary practice
  • Biosafety principles and practices for the veterinary diagnostic laboratory
  • Veterinary biobank facility : development and management for diagnostic and research purposes
  • Biological specimen collection and processing for molecular analysis
  • Validation of molecular diagnostic assays and quality assurance and control in the veterinary laboratory
  • Molecular approaches to recognize relevant and emerging infectious diseases in animals
  • Real-time reverse transcriptase PCR for the detection of Bluetongue virus
  • Nested and multiplex real-time PCR using dual-labeled probes : detecting and discriminating Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex members in cultures and animal tissues
  • A real-time PCR assay for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal nematode infections of small ruminants
  • Improved detection of Mycobacterium bovis in bovine tissues using immunomagnetic separation approaches
  • Detection of fish pathogens by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) technique
  • Direct detection of Theileria annulata in bovine blood samples using standard and isothermal DNA amplification approaches
  • Reverse line blot hybridization with species-specific oligonucleotide probes : application to piroplasm detection
  • DNA microarray-based detection of multiple pathogens : Mycoplasma spp. and Chlamydia spp.
  • In situ hybridization with labeled probes : assessment of African swine fever virus in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues
  • Fluorescence in situ hybridization for the tissue detection of bacterial pathogens associated with porcine infections
  • Identification of animal Pasteurellaceae by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
  • Gold nanoparticles as a potential tool for diagnosis of fish diseases
  • Nucleic-acid testing, new platforms and nanotechnology for point-of-decision diagnosis of animal pathogens
  • Molecular typing tools : from pattern recognition to genome-based algorithms
  • Characterization of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli genotypes in poultry flocks by restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis
  • Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) : application in population structure studies of bovine mastitis-causing streptococci
  • Multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat (VNTR) analysis (MLVA) using multiplex PCR and multicolor capillary electrophoresis : application to the genotyping of Brucella species
  • Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) : markers for the traceability of pathogenic Leptospira strains
  • Single-nucleotide polymorphism discrimination using high-resolution melting analysis for the genotyping of Bacillus anthracis
  • Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPRs) analysis of members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
  • Rapid microarray-based genotyping of Chlamydia spp. strains from clinical tissue samples
  • Multiplexed genotyping of Bacillus anthracis by Luminex xMap suspension array
  • Next-generation sequencing in veterinary medicine : how can the massive amount of information arising from high-throughput technologies improve diagnosis, control, and management of infectious diseases?
  • Impact of next-generation technologies on exploring socioeconomically important parasites and developing new interventions
  • Functional genomics of tick vectors challenged with the cattle parasite Babesia bigemina
  • Metagenomic approaches to disclose disease-associated pathogens : detection of viral pathogens in honeybees
  • Proteomics characterization of tick-host-pathogen interactions.
  • 1493920030
  • 9781493920037
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