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The modified agglutination test was used to study exposure in 70 eastern Tennessee, US, black bears () from 2015 to 2017. Overall, 74% (52/70) of bears were seropositive, and was more prevalent in adults than subadults.
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Name: Journal of wildlife diseases
Black bears () have historically been considered an uncommon host for sarcoptic mange. However, over the last 25 yr, sarcoptic mange has been increasingly reported in black bears in the northeastern U...
A new species of cave snail (Littorinimorpha: Cochliopidae) in the genus is described from the dark zone of two caves in the Appalachian Valley and Ridge province in eastern Tennessee, United States....
The food habits of the Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus) are well studied, but there is a little evidence of dietary specialization-that is, when individuals use a narrower set of resources compar...
We molecularly examined brains from 186 hunter-killed Mourning Doves () and 11 Rock Pigeons () from eastern Tennessee for . Two doves (1%) were PCR- and sequence-positive, whereas all pigeons were PCR...
Misunderstandings about the influence of land-surface features on tornado frequency and other tornado-related misconceptions may affect how people prepare for and behave during hazardous weather event...
The aim of this questionnaire-based survey is to evaluate the routine use of individual positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) and regular alveolar recruitment manoeuvres (ARM) of Central...
The purpose of this study is to collect serum samples to evaluate serologic assays and to establish proficiency panels for serologic assays used for assessment of post vaccination immune r...
To document effects of consuming Golden Black Seed (brand: New Chapter Inc.) on metabolic health and wellness in human subjects. Golden Black Seed contains extracts from the turmeric root...
This study will determine the effectiveness of the herb black cohosh for treating menopause-related anxiety symptoms in women. Study hypotheses: 1) Black cohosh will have a superior anti-...
Safety and Immunogenicity Study of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Vaccine, Inactivated, Dried, TSI-GSD 104, Lot 2-1-89, in Healthy Adult Subjects at Risk of Exposure to Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus
This study is being conducted to collect safety and immunogenicity data for the EEE vaccine.
A geographical area of the United States with no definite boundaries but comprising northeastern Alabama, northwestern Georgia, northwestern South Carolina, western North Carolina, eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee, western Virginia, West Virginia, western Maryland, southwestern Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, and southern New York.
A genus of Old World monkeys, subfamily COLOBINAE, family CERCOPITHECIDAE, that inhabits the forests of Africa. It consists of eight species: C. angolensis (Angolan colobus), C. badius or C. rufomitratus (Red or Bay colobus), C. guereza (Guereza or Eastern black-and-white colobus), C. kirkii (Kirk's colobus), C. polykomos (King colobus or Western black-and-white colobus), C. satanas (Black colobus), and C. verus (Olive colobus). Some authors recognize Procolobus as a separate genus and then the olive colobus is recognized as the species P. verus.
A form of arboviral encephalitis (primarily affecting equines) endemic to eastern regions of North America. The causative organism (ENCEPHALOMYELITIS VIRUS, EASTERN EQUINE) may be transmitted to humans via the bite of AEDES mosquitoes. Clinical manifestations include the acute onset of fever, HEADACHE, altered mentation, and SEIZURES followed by coma. The condition is fatal in up to 50% of cases. Recovery may be marked by residual neurologic deficits and EPILEPSY. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp9-10)
Diagnostic procedures involving immunoglobulin reactions.
The black substance in the ventral midbrain or the nucleus of cells containing the black substance. These cells produce DOPAMINE, an important neurotransmitter in regulation of the sensorimotor system and mood. The dark colored MELANIN is a by-product of dopamine synthesis.
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...