Monthly Archives: October 2014

Lyme Disease and Camel Milk

Originally posted on Camel, food security and climate change:
Symptoms of Lyme disease yeast infection can include a fawn colour coating of the tongue, halitosis, dysgeusia (an abnormal taste in the mouth), and gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal distension, gas,…

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ILRI research on animal health and food safety featured at the 6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture

Originally posted on AgHealth:
ILRI scientist Silvia Alonso presents at the 6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture held at Nairobi, Kenya on 27-30 October 2014 (photo credit: ILRI/Tezira Lore). Scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) yesterday (28 Oct…

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Slaughterhouse number 5 – examining zoonotic diseases in western Kenya

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Annie Cook is a graduate fellow at the International Livestock Research Institute in Kenya. In this blogpost she describes a day in the life of her PhD project. “I am a veterinary epidemiologist which means I…

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