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Staphylococci Virulence

Staphylococcus is a gram positive, cocci shaped, genus of bacteria. Observed under a microscope will reveal they exist in microscopic ‘grape-like’ clusters. One species of staphylococci, Staphylococcus aureus,
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Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterial genus Leptospira. Leptospires are spirochetes, a group of Gram-negative bacteria with long, thin, spiral structures and an internal flagella
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2010 in review

I would like to thank everyone who visited VetSci in 2010! This year, the site proved very popular and it could not have achieved it without you! Averaging
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The Somatosensory System

Introduction The somatosensory system comprises of ‘senses’ known as sensory modalities, these include; tactition (touch), temperature, proprioception (body position awareness) and nociception (pain). It is possible there are
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