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In the BCG growth share matrix, the quadrant representing companies, especially subsidies, that require minimal cash injections but have low market shares, and therefore usually operate with little or no profit. These companies usually exist in mature industries with well established but not very profitable markets, products, or brands. Some analysts recommend selling dogs, as they have little potential for growth; however, because they require little capital to operate, they may be useful and may perhaps produce an earnings surprise. See also: Marketing, Portfolio analysis.


Slang for an undesirable property.

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De acuerdo a la interpretacion, el Microsporum canis se muestra sensible a la actividad inhibitoria del aceite de romero a una concentracion de 50 000 ppm con un porcentaje de 75% de la cepa en sus repeticiones (Cuadro 3).
Ehrlichia canis is an obligate intracellular bacteria, the causative pathogen of Canine monocytic ehrlichiosis (CME), which is a potentially zoonotic vector-borne disease (1,2).
canis como marcador molecular para la identificacion del parasito, usando la reaccion en cadena de la polimerasa (PCR-ITS-2).
Presence of immune-complexes, and absence of antinuclear antibodies in sera of dogs naturally and experimentally infected with Ehrlichia canis.
Second, the organism was found to be sensitive to Colistin, Polymyxin-B and Tigecycline and resistant to all of the first line and second line drugs recommended by CLSI guideline 2014 whereas Pasteurella canis isolated by Kim Allison and Jill E.
canis DLSO and an associated dermatophytoma was treated with oral fluconazole.
Orion's other heavenly hound is Canis Minor, the Little Dog.
canis, fue de 62 hembras caninas, que se tomaron en los diferentes barrios, teniendo en cuenta el porcentaje de participacion, el promedio de hembras por barrio y numero de barrios.
The Winter Triangle is composed of Betelgeuse, the super giant red star and the prominent star of the constellation Orion, or the Mighty Hunter; Sirius, the brightest star in the sky of the constellation Canis Major, or the Big Dog; and Procyon, the brightest star of the constellation Canis Minor, or the Little Dog.
identificaron en Peru, Microsporum canis en el 52,4 % de los casos y el diagnostico principal fue tina capitis (6).