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  Emerging Disease Issues - Bovine Tuberculosis
Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic disease, and small lesions in livestock and wild white-tailed deer often are not readily recognized.
Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that is close to being eradicated in the United States, but still poses a significant risk to domestic livestock, wildlife, companion animals and humans...
Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that is caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium bovis.
www.michigan.gov /emergingdiseases/0,1607,7-186-25804---,00.html   (363 words)

  
 Bovine TB forces cattle cull in B.C., Alberta
Human infections with Mycobacterium bovis were relatively common in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but dairy pasteurization laws and the culling of infected cows has reduced the number of cases.
A former pathologist whose work is at the centre of an Ontario inquiry acknowledged Monday that he made a "number of mistakes" during his 20 years of conducting autopsies.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders rode the foot of Luca Congi and the arm and legs of Kerry Joseph to a 26-24 victory over the Calgary Stampeders in Sunday's CFL West semifinal.
www.cbc.ca /health/story/2007/11/11/bovine-tb.html?ref=rss   (1368 words)

  
 American Association of Bovine Practitioners
The beautiful park is precariously perched on the surface of a 1,200 square mile Caldera (which is the world’s largest active volcano).
It is our role, like that of the park ranger, to engage with our veterinary colleges and make sure the signage is clear, concise, complete, and correct – even if we feel it may be a little elementary.
The Deans have to balance the needs of the overwhelming demand of small animal students with the needs of public health and bovine practice, coupled with a dwindling funding base.
www.aabp.org   (756 words)

  
 distributed.net: Project RC5
The "Bovine" RC5 effort was formed to take the responsibilities of coordinating and maintaining the RC5 servers that are needed to distribute key blocks to work on to all of the participating client programs.
We depend heavily (entirely) on the participation of people like yourself, as we intend to solve this project via the use of brute force, trying every possible key there is.
You can read how this might affect us in bovine's 2007-May-21 plan.
www.distributed.net /rc5   (449 words)

  
 Definition of bovine - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
1 : of, relating to, or resembling bovines and especially the ox or cow
Learn more about "bovine" and related topics at Britannica.com
See a map of "bovine" in the Visual Thesaurus
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?bovine   (66 words)

  
  The Bovine Bugle
Subscribe to The Bovine Bugle by adding your email in the small box at the upper left.
The rush of getting the first cutting of hay done, a couple of graduations, end-of-year field trips, and the start of some construction projects kept us pretty busy the last couple of weeks.
Subscribe to The Bovine Bugle just by adding your email address to the small box at the upper left.
stonyfield.typepad.com /bovine   (1169 words)

  
  Bovine Colostrum
Bovine colostrum prepared by microfiltration is mainly composed of whey proteins and their associated immunoglobulins and the growth factors IGF-1, IGF-2, TGFbeta and EGF.
The pharmacokinetics of bovine colostrum, particularly with regard to the immunoglobulins, is unclear.
Bovine colostrum ameliorates diarrhea in infection with diarrheagenic Escherichia coli, shiga toxin-producing E. coli, and E. coli expressing intimin and hemolysin.
www.pdrhealth.com /drug_info/nmdrugprofiles/nutsupdrugs/bov_0082.shtml   (1187 words)

  
 ACS :: Bovine Cartilage
Bovine cartilage is cartilage that has been extracted from various parts of a cow, such as the trachea.
Bovine cartilage is promoted as a dietary supplement for the treatment of cancer, osteoporosis (bone thinning), and other conditions.
While bovine cartilage is still available as a dietary supplement, interest in its use to treat cancer has dwindled in recent years as a result of the increased popularity of shark cartilage for this same purpose.
www.cancer.org /docroot/ETO/content/ETO_5_3X_Bovine_Cartilage.asp?sitearea=ETO   (808 words)

  
 Bovine Colostrum
Bovine colostrum is the pre-milk liquid produced from the mammary glands of cows during the first 24 to 48 hours after giving birth.
Bovine colostrum may be helpful in protecting against peptic ulcer formation caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and indomethacin.
Claims that bovine colostrum elevates mood, that "colostrum is a natural and healthy means of stimulating the brain to release serotonin and dopamine and prolong their re-uptake," or that "colostrum also activates the release of other chemicals in the brain that affect alertness and concentration" are unsubstantiated.
www.publix.com /wellness/notes/Display.do?id=Supp&childId=Bovine_Colostrum   (1232 words)

  
 Bovine Colostrum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bovine colostrum is the pre-milk liquid produced from the mammary glands of cows during the first 24 to 48 hours after giving birth.
Claims that bovine colostrum elevates mood, that “colostrum is a natural and healthy means of stimulating the brain to release serotonin and dopamine and prolong their re-uptake,” or that “colostrum also activates the release of other chemicals in the brain that affect alertness and concentration” are unsubstantiated.
Bovine colostrum ameliorates diarrhea in infection with diarrheagenic Escherichia coli, shiga toxin-producing E. Coli, and E. coli expressing intimin and hemolysin.
www.gianteagle.com /healthnotes/Supp/Bovine_Colostrum.htm   (1170 words)

  
 Bovine Cartilage
Bovine cartilage is mainly comprised of the protein collagen and proteoglycans.
Bovine cartilage, marketed as a nutritional supplement and for other indications, is primarily derived from bovine trachea.
Bovine cartilage is also available as a wound dressing and as a dermatologic cream for skin care.
www.pdrhealth.com /drug_info/nmdrugprofiles/nutsupdrugs/bov_0311.shtml   (579 words)

  
 Bovine Trachael Cartilage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bovine Cartilage is a nutritional supplement that has a history dating back to the fifties.
Bovine cartilage (BTC) supplements work by blocking the development of new blood vessels which helps to isolate cancers, tumors, and other diseases to prevent their growth and spread.
Bovine cartilage is the predecessor and `big brother` to Shark cartilage being in use since the early fifties and has been effectively used to treat many conditions including cancers, tumours and arthritis ever since.
www.alternativehealth.com.au /Articles/bovine.htm   (1088 words)

  
 Bovine
Transfer factors (TF) were prepared from colostrum and milk of bovines previously immunized with antigens obtained from Coccidioides immitis, infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus, or from the viral agents responsible for avian Newcastle disease, laryngotracheitis disease or infectious bursal disease.
Bovine TF had a molecular weight (MW) of 1100-3000, was destroyed by heating at 56 or 80 degrees C for 30 min, was soluble in water but not in phenol or ether, and could be precipitated with ethanol.
Bovine TF activity eluted as a single peak after high-pressure reverse-phase liquid chromatography (HPLC); the active moiety contained at least one free co-planar cis-diol group, as shown by boronate affinity chromatography.
www.transferfactorresearch.com /bovine.html   (2185 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for bovine
bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) In cattle, degeneration of the brain caused by infectious particles or prions, which may be transmitted by feeding infected meat.
Compensation for bovine TB, BSE, brucellosis, and enzootic bovine leukosis.
Bovine genome sequence available; The first draft of the bovine genome sequence is now freely available to biomedical and agricultural researchers around the world.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=bovine   (836 words)

  
 Cattle (Bovine)
Bovine Leukosis is a viral disease that affects cattle.
It is a blood-borne infection that is transmitted by the transfer of white blood cells from an infected animal to an uninfected one.
Each bovine animal in the herd over 8 months of age shall be tested with the recognized and approved test(s).
www.mda.mo.gov /Animals/b2c.htm   (1797 words)

  
 WHO | Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) is a transmissible, neurodegenerative, fatal brain disease of cattle.
The use in the food chain of bovine offals considered to pose a potential risk to humans was also banned in the UK in 1989.
If absolutely necessary, bovine materials should be obtained from countries which have a surveillance system for BSE in place and which report either zero or only sporadic cases of BSE.
www.who.int /mediacentre/factsheets/fs113/en   (1692 words)

  
 AGA - Disease cards - Bovine Brucellosis
Diagnosis of bovine brucellosis by enzyme immunoassay of milk.
Diagnosis of bovine brucellosis in milk by the ring test and ELISA in dairies in the province of Nuble, Chile.
Isolation and characterization of Brucella abortus from bovines in Andamans.
www.fao.org /ag/againfo/subjects/en/health/diseases-cards/brucellosi-bo.html   (5815 words)

  
 Bovine Myology
Bovine - of or belonging to the genus of cattle.
Meat - the edible part of the muscle of bovine, ovine, or porcine, which is skeletal or which is formed in the tongue, diaphragm, heart, or esophagus, and which is intended for human food.
Sweetbread - thymus glands of bovine or pancreas glands of porcine.
bovine.unl.edu /bovinel/spa/glos.jsp   (11368 words)

  
 Cartilage (Bovine and Shark) - National Cancer Institute
Cartilage from cows (bovine cartilage) and sharks has been studied as a treatment for cancer and other medical conditions for more than 30 years.
In the 1960s, it was first reported that bovine cartilage decreased inflammation (redness, swelling, pain, and feeling of heat).
In the 1970s, it was first reported that bovine cartilage contains a substance that blocks angiogenesis (the forming of new blood vessels).
www.cancer.gov /cancertopics/pdq/cam/cartilage/Patient/page2/print   (3793 words)

  
 Bovine Colostrum, The Forgotten Miracle
Bovine colostrum was used in the United States, and all over the world, for immune problems, prior to the discovery of sulfa drugs and antibiotics.
The bovine only supplies colostrum to it's young at birth, and there is no placental transfer of antibodies.
The unique property of the bovine colostrum, is that it is a universal donor for all mammals.
www.pawsandclaws.net /colostrum.html   (1399 words)

  
 U of M Beef Center   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The initial case of TB was detected during routine slaughter surveillance when a USDA veterinarian detected suspicious lesions in a five-year-old cow.
Bovine TB caused by the bacteria (Mycobacterium bovis) is a respiratory disease of cattle.
Exposure to bovine tuberculosis through the milk or meat supply is extremely unlikely.
www.extension.umn.edu /beef/components/bovinetb2005.htm   (546 words)

  
 Tuberculosis Program   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bovine TB, caused by M. bovis, can be transmitted from livestock to humans and other animals.
Until the new UMR are released, the cervid methods and rules outlined in the 1999 Bovine TB Eradication UMR are in effect.
A current listing of State Eradication Status levels for Bovine Tuberculosis as well as for other USDA disease eradication programs is available on the Veterinary Services website.
www.aphis.usda.gov /vs/nahps/tb   (617 words)

  
 Diseases of Bovine Teats and Skin - The Merck Veterinary Manual
Bovine herpesvirus II (BHV-II) causes a severe, ulcerative condition of teat and udder skin of dairy cows that is often referred to as bovine ulcerative mammillitis.
Several strains of bovine papillomavirus cause the development of papillomas or fibropapillomas on teats.
Bovine warts are spread by direct or indirect contact.
www.merckvetmanual.com /mvm/htm/bc/111502.htm   (928 words)

  
 ODA Animal Health and Identification Division Bovine Trich Positive Response Program
Oregon’s Bovine Trichomoniasis Test Positive Response Program was enhanced beginning Sept. 2005 with a mandatory ear tag requirement for all bulls tested for trichomoniasis.
(1) "Bovine trichomoniasis" is a sexually transmitted disease of cattle caused by the parasitic protozoan organism Tritrichomonas fetus.
(3) "Virgin bull" is a sexually intact male bovine less than 12 months of age or a sexually intact male bovine between 12 and 24 months that is certified by the owner/manager as having had no potential breeding contact with females.
www.oregon.gov /ODA/AHID/animal_health/trich_prog.shtml   (1220 words)

  
 Worldwide Effort To Map the Bovine Genome   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Now, scientists are in the early stages of mapping the bovine genome to help produce cattle with improved production traits and to possibly help in finding cures for human diseases.
The Agricultural Research Service is part of a group of government and university laboratories from four continents in the initial stages of mapping the bovine genome.
Eventually, researchers will be able to compare the human genome to the bovine genome to help determine the function of genes for both livestock production and human well-being.—By David Elstein, Agricultural Research Service Information Staff.
www.ars.usda.gov /is/AR/archive/sep02/bovine0902.htm   (921 words)

  
 genome.gov | 2004 Release: Bovine Genome Assembled
Researchers are continuing sequencing and plan to have a 6-fold draft of the bovine genome completed sometime in the first half of 2005.
They are also comparing the bovine genome sequence with those of the human and other organisms that have already been sequenced.
The bovine genome is similar in size to the genomes of humans and other mammals, containing approximately 3 billion DNA base pairs.
www.genome.gov /12512874   (531 words)

  
 MotherNature.com - Bovine Colostrum
The question regarding bovine colostrum is whether these factors, which are meant for the calf, exert any effects in humans.
Bovine colostrum may be helpful in protecting against peptic ulcer formation caused by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin, ibuprofen, and indomethacin.
An herb is primarily supported by traditional use, or the herb or supplement has little scientific support and/or minimal health benefit.
www.mothernature.com /Library/Ency/Index.cfm/id/2814002   (1318 words)

  
 Bovine Extract Dietary Supplement
We recommend trying to modulate the body and immune system first and if Bovine Extract does not work then the patient can immediately use the standard recommended drugs used for immune disorders like Behcet's Disease.
If you ask how the Bovine Extract works, officially you will hear, "The FDA has reviewed the Notification of Statements of Nutraceutical Support", that Bovine Extract Dietary Supplement promotes health and enhances immunity." Personally, I know it modulates my immune system while enhancing my overall health and system.
The Bovine Extract or SNF-BV1 is different than the highly purified human interferon because the Bovine Extract contains lactoferrin, lysozyme, secretory leukoprotease inhibitor, mucoglycoproteins, albumin and numerous cytokines.
www.angelfire.com /indie/bdchat/bovine.html   (2345 words)

  
 CDFA > AHFSS > AH > Bovine Tuberculosis Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bovine TB in California 2006 Brochure (PDF 58 KB)
Following the detection of bovine tuberculosis in 2003, over 876,000 cattle from 688 herds were tested in California to make sure the disease had not spread further.
New rules were also put in place requiring that dairy breeding cattle entering California be tested to prevent reintroduction of the disease - this rule remains in effect.
www.cdfa.ca.gov /ahfss/ah/tb_info.htm   (296 words)

  
 Bovine Metropolis Theater | Political Action Committee
A: A PAC is a group of individuals who come together to express their common and usually evil or insane interests in the electoral system (our's is more insane than evil).
PACs pool the receipts of their radical members so that individual contributions have more impact on politicians who are greedy.
A: The Bovine Metropolis Political Action Committee* is a grassroots organization which accepts voluntary contributions that are put directly in the bank.
www.bovinemetropolis.com /htm/extras/pac.htm   (645 words)

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