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Parasites of cetaceans stranded on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica
(Revista de parasitología veterinaria, 2011-05-12)
Information regarding parasitic fauna of cetaceans from Costa Rica is provided for the first time. A total of 25 stranded dolphins and whales were examined between 2001 and 2009, including striped dolphin (Stenella ...
New Bruce-ladder multiplex PCR assay for the biovar typing of Brucella suis and the discrimination of Brucella suis and Brucella canis
(Revista de Microbiología Veterinaria, 2011-06-28)
Rapid and specific identification of Brucella suis at the biovar level is necessary because some of the biovars that infect animals are pathogenic for humans. None of the molecular typing methods described so far are ...
Determination of carbonyls and their sources in three sites of the metropolitan area of Costa Rica, Central America
(Springer Science+Business Media B.V, 2011-03-02)
Ambient levels of carbonyl compounds and their possible sources were studied at three places in the metropolitan area of Costa Rica, including a residential, an industrial, and a com mercial downtown area with high ...
Carbon accumulation in the biomass and soil of different aged secondary forests in the humid tropics of Costa Rica
Efforts are needed in order to increase confidence for carbon accounts in the land use sector, especially in tropical forest ecosystems that often need to turn to default values given the lack of precise and reliable site ...
Hypoglycemic and antihyperglycemic effect of Witheringia solanacea in normal and alloxan-induced hyperglycemic rats
Witheringia solanacea is a small shrub that belongs to the Solanaceae family. The plant is used as an antidiabetic in Costa Rican herbal medicine. The aim of this study was to evaluate the hypoglycemic and antihyperglycemic ...