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IDENTIFICATION OF Aspergillus flavus FROM INTERNAL TRANSCRIBED SPACER REGIONS 1 AND 2 USING POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION

Aspergillus flavus is identified as one of the most frequent causes of invasive aspergillosis in humans and animals. This organism is responsible for the elaboration of the toxin in the feed and the toxin is known as aflatoxin. There are various methods available to a

SEROPREVALENCE STUDY OF CASEOUSE LYMPHADENITIS IN MALAYSIA USING INDIRECT ELISA TECHNIQUE.

Caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) has been a prevalent disease among farmed small ruminants in the majority of goat-rearing countries for over a century. A total of 446 goat sera were randomly selected from 20 farms from 10 different states of Malaysia. All serum samples were tested by Indirect ELISA t

MELIOIDOSIS IN SHEEP AND GOAT: DIAGNOSTIC CASES IN THE VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE FROM 2009 TO 2010.

Melioidosis is predominantly a disease of tropical climate especially in South East Asia and Northern Australia where it is endemic. Melioidosis was diagnosed routinely at the Serology Unit in the Veterinary Research Institute (VRI), Ipoh, Malaysia by using Complement Fixation Test. In 2009, a to

SEROPREVALANCE OF EQUINE VIRAL ARTERITIS VIRUS IN IMPORTED HORSES FROM SELECTED QUARANTINE STATIONS IN MALAYSIA (2011)

An Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA), which is a respiratory and reproductive disease, in horses was conducted on a total of 264 samples collected from KLIA and Batu Maung, Penang quarantine ports. Positive antibodies against EVA were found in 8.71% of the

ELISA- A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL FOR MONITORING OF NIPAH VIRUS IN PIGS, DOGS, CATS AND HORSE IN THE VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (VRI), IPOH, MALAYSIA (2011)

The outbreak of Nipah viral encephalitis in 1999 caused fatalities in both human and pigs. The outbreak caused mass culling of nearly one ,million pigs to controlthe outbreak. A national surveillance program was scheduled by the Department OF Veterinary Services (DVS) to screen all pigs farms in

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED LIVE ATTENUATED BACTERIAL VACCINES (LOCAL ISOLATES) OF BRUCELLA MELITENSIS IN SHEEP AND GOAT: CONSTRUCTION / INACTIVATION OF AROC GENE FROM BRUCELLA MELITENSIS (2010)

Brucella melitensis infection causes considerable economic losses to the small ruminant industry. AroC gene has the fuction for choristmate synthesis (aromatic compound synthesis). Mutation of these genes will lead to impairement of growth and serious metabolic problems in bacte

DIAGNOSIS OF LEPTOSPIROSIS, BRUCELLOSIS & MELIOIDOSIS DISEASES IN HUMAN CONDUCTED IN VRI.

The Veterinary Research Institute provides diagnostic services for diseases such as Leptospirosis (caused by Leptospira sp.), Melioidosis (caused by Burkhorlderia pseudomallei) and Brucellosis (Brucella abortus) in humans as requested by the Health Department, Malaysia.

EFFICACY OF ANTHELMINTIC TREATMENT TO CONTROL HELMINTHIASIS IN SHEEP OF VETERINARY INSTITUTE

Nematode resistant to anthelmintics are of increasing concern to sheep farms in Malaysia. Thus to  certain the degree of anthelmintics in the sheep population, faecal egg count reduction (FECR) trials were conducted on sheep in Veterinary Institute. 60 wean sheep were selected and divided in

A SURVEY OF ZOONOTIC PATHOGENS IN STRAY DOG IN IPOH

29 stray dogs in Ipoh were surveyed for zoonotic pathogens.There is many disease agents that can cause disease in multiple species of animals including humans. Dogs are reservoirs, carriers, and transmitters of several zoonotic  disease that are considered serious problems for humans. This s

AEROMONAS HYDROPHILA INFECTION IN TUNTUNG(RIVER TERRAPIN) – A CASE STUDY

Specimens of river terrapin (Batagurbaska) and painted terrapin (Callagurborneonsis) turtles from Wildlife Conservation which died during captive rearing were subjected to complete necropsy. They inhabit estuaries and tidal reaches of medium to large rivers throughout Southeast

SURVEILLANCE OF RABIES BY THE VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (VRI) FROM 2006-2010

Rabies is one of the most feared zoonotic diseases in the world. All warm-blooded animals are susceptible to infection by the virus. It is a fatal viral encephalitis and results from infection with viruses belonging to the genusLyssavirus. Animal Rabies Surveillance Programme in Malaysia

DIAGNOSIS OF BRUCELLOSIS AND LEPTOSPIROSIS IN RUMINANTS BY THE VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, IPOH

Brucellosis and leptospirosis are two important zoonotic diseases in ruminants which lead to abortion and cause  high economic losses. The data on routine samples submitted from all over Malaysia, for diagnosis in the Veterinary Research Institute in 2009, was analysed to evaluate the curren

ESTIMATION OF SERUM BIOCHEMISTRY REFERENCE VALUES FOR SWISS ALBINO MICE BRED IN VRI

In an attempt to standardise the determination of biological reference values, the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (IFCC) has published a series of recommendations on developing reference interval. Serum biochemistry reference values were determined for 30 clinically healthy Swiss

MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER (MCF) IN BALI CATTLE (BOS JAVANICUS) IN A COMMERCIAL FARM IN MALAYSIA.

Malignant Catarrhal Fever (MCF) is a highly fatal disease of cattle and other ruminants with worldwide distribution. There are two forms of the disease, first is caused by Alcephine herpesvirus-1 (AHV-1) and is derived from wildebeest. There other form of the disease is associated with sheep and

BRUCELLOSIS DIAGNOSED IN HUMAN AT THE VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE FROM 2001 TO 2010.

Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease which were diagnosed routinely at Serology Unit in the Veterinary Research Institute (VRI), Ipoh, Malaysia.  As a routine procedure for detection of  Human Brucellosis, either all three test or only one of the test were performed on each sample which ar
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