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public health investigations of salmonella enteritidis in catering raw shell eggs, 2002-2004.in response to a dramatic change in the epidemiology of salmonella enteritidis in england and wales thought to be associated with raw shell eggs, the health protection agency initiated public health investigations to establish the incidence of salmonella contamination and origin of eggs used by catering premises implicated in outbreaks of salm. enteritidis.200717576219
rickets in lion cubs at the london zoo in 1889: some new insights.in 1889, when dr john bland-sutton, a prominent surgeon in london, england, was consulted concerning fatal rickets in more than 20 successive litters of lion cubs at the london zoo, he evaluated the role of diet relative to the development of rickets. he prescribed goat meat and bones and cod-liver oil to be added to the lean horse-meat diet of the cubs and their mothers. rickets reversed, the cubs survived, and litters were reared successfully. in classic controlled studies conducted in puppies ...200919349374
metabolic bone disease in lion cubs at the london zoo in 1889: the original animal model of rickets.in 1889 dr. john bland-sutton, a prominent london surgeon, was consulted about fatal rickets in over 20 successive litters of lion cubs born at the london zoo. he evaluated the diet and found the cause of rickets to be nutritional in origin. he recommended that goat meat with crushed bones and cod-liver oil be added to the lean horsemeat diet of the cubs and their mothers. rickets were reversed, the cubs survived, and subsequent litters thrived. thirty years later, in classic controlled studies ...201020804612
injuries, envenomations and stings from exotic pets.a variety of exotic vertebrate and invertebrate species are kept as 'pets' including fishes, amphibians (for example, frogs and toads), reptiles (turtles, crocodiles, lizards and snakes), birds, mammals (for example, primates, civets, and lions), and invertebrates (for example spiders, scorpions, and centipedes), and ownership of some of these animals is rising. data for 2009-2011 suggest that the number of homes with reptiles rose by approximately 12.5%. recent surveys, including only some of t ...201222843648
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