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The epizootiological importance of Foot-and-mouth disease carriers.
Records also showed that at least 90 percent of the cases were asymptomatic, wherein the disease carriers experienced no symptoms.
8226; Just like pigeons, starlings are also disease carriers and they often flock into cities in large numbers, roosting in buildings, industrial structures, or on trees nearby.
In theory, if genetic screening is adopted on a sufficiently grand scale, we can identify disease carriers and breed out certain disorders entirely.
Mariam Al-Jalahma, the Ministry of Health organizes a training course in the field of fighting malaria, disease carriers and mosquito pursuit as part of technical support from the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Malaria Control Program in the Republic of Yemen in the period 16-23 June 2013 in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Even if they don't become infected, they can unknowingly become disease carriers throughout the hospital.
Other production threats include minimum high-yielding non-basmati varieties and imported hybrids seed that could be disease carriers.
Avian cholera in waterfowl: The role of lesser snow and Ross's geese as disease carriers in the Playa Lakes region.
Ticks are second only to mosquitoes in importance as human disease carriers, he explains, and the most important arthropod vectors of disease of domestic and wild animals.
By the beginning of 2011, a survey will be launched for pre-marriage age categories to know about the number of thalassemia disease carriers.
The southern house mosquito is the third of the three most important mosquito disease carriers to have its genome sequenced.
According to the citizens, the sanitation situation in different sectors of the capital including Sector F-8, F-7 and F-6 is very poor and heaps of garbage and litter scattered at these places provide a habitat to disease carriers such as mosquitoes, flies and other kinds of insects.