echinococcus granulosus infection in spain.cystic echinococcosis (ce) caused by the cestode echinococcus granulosus is an endemic disease in spain. although specific control programmes initiated in the 1980s have led to marked reductions in ce infection rates in spain, the disease still remains an important human and animal health problem in many regions of the country. human incidence and livestock (including sheep, cattle, pigs and horses) prevalence data were gathered from national epidemiological surveillance information systems and ...200818331519
[seroprevalence of lyme disease in navarra, spain.]background and objective: to establish the seroprevalence of infection by borrelia burgdorferi in navarre (spain). patients and method: serum samples of 1,429 individuals considered representative of the population of navarre were analyzed. the individuals were recruited from a list issued by the government of navarre. the subjects were stratified according to three variables: age, sex and the health zone to which they belonged. in all cases a written informed consent was obtained. results: the ...201020880560
ethnoveterinary knowledge in navarra (iberian peninsula).to collect, analyze and evaluate the ethnoveterinary knowledge about medicinal plants in a northern iberian region (navarra, 10,421 km(2), 620,377 inhabitants).201020573568
prion protein gene polymorphisms in healthy and scrapie-affected spanish sheep.the rasa aragonesa sheep is the second most important spanish breed after the merino breed. reported here is the prion protein (prp) haplotype frequency distribution for scrapie-related codons (136, 154 and 171) and a sequencing study of the complete prp gene open reading frame for this breed and six other closely related breeds. the study includes four scrapie-affected sheep flocks belonging to rasa aragonesa and rasa navarra breeds. thirty-eight scrapie-affected sheep, 502 healthy sheep from s ...200415218196
identification and characterization of proteolytic activity of enterococcus spp. isolated from milk and roncal and idiazábal cheese.roncal and idiazábal cheeses are manufactured from ewe's milk in the autonomous region of navarre in spain. levels of enterococci are high in these cheeses and in other types of ewe's-milk cheeses. the present study has identified enterococci present in the milk used and in the roncal and idiazábal cheeses after 120 days of ripening. a total of 282 strains were isolated and identified, and the cytoplasmic and extracellular enzymatic activities of some of the strains were assessed. the dominating ...19979498133
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