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Rhipicephalus microplus, better known as the Asiatic cattle tick, is a largely invasive ectoparasite of great economic importance due to the negative effect it has on agricultural livestock on a global scale, particularly cattle. Tick-borne diseases (babesiosis and anaplasmosis) transmitted by R....

Author(s)
Baron, S.; Merwe, N. A. van der; Madder, M.; Maritz-Olivier, C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 7, pp e0131341
Abstract

Diseases of intensively farmed animals are generally explained by environmental factors, some of them being frequently affected by zootechnical practices or by the development of pathogenic organisms favoured by host animal density. Such is the case of intensive fish farms, in which the density of...

Author(s)
Kinkelin-Pelletany, P. de; Michel, C.
Publisher
John Libbey Eurotext, Montrouge, France
Citation
Cahiers Agricultures, 2014, 23, 1, pp 47-52
Abstract

Infectious pathogens from wild animals have become increasingly important throughout the world in recent years, as they have had a substantial impact in livestock and human health. A large number of pathogens (61% of the 1415 currently identified human pathogens within 313 different genera) are...

Author(s)
Billinis, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 2013, 110, 2/3, pp 67-70
Abstract

Background: In December 2007, Babesia bovis was introduced to New Caledonia through the importation of cattle vaccinated with a live tick fever (babesiosis and anaplasmosis) vaccine. Medical measures, acaricide and antiprotozoal treatments, and quarantine restrictions were implemented with success...

Author(s)
Hüe, T.; Graille, M.; Mortelecque, A.; Desoutter, D.; Delathière, J. M.; Marchal, C.; Teurlai, M.; Barré, N.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2013, 91, 6, pp 254-258
Abstract

Thiolases are enzymes that remove an acetyl-coenzyme A group from acyl-CoA in the catabolic β-oxidation of fatty acids, or catalyse the reverse condensation reaction for anabolic processes such as the biosynthesis of sterols and ketone bodies. In humans, six homologous isoforms of thiolase have...

Author(s)
Mazet, M.; Harijan, R. K.; Kiema, T. R.; Haapalainen, A. M.; Morand, P.; Morales, J.; Bringaud, F.; Wierenga, R. K.; Michels, P. A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2011, 41, 12, pp 1273-1283
Abstract

The intracellular pathogen Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae), described by Sir Arnold Theiler in 1910, is endemic worldwide in tropical and subtropical areas. Infection of cattle with A. marginale causes bovine anaplasmosis, a mild to severe hemolytic disease that results in...

Author(s)
Kocan, K. M.; Fuente, J. de la; Blouin, E. F.; Coetzee, J. F.; Ewing, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 167, 2/4, pp 95-107
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Author(s)
Huffman, M. A.; Chapman, C. A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Primate parasite ecology: the dynamics and study of host-parasite relationships, 2009, pp 548 pp.
Abstract

Acanthamoeba may serve as amplification vehicles for a variety of pathogenic facultative bacteria and bacterial endosymbionts. The spectrum of uncultured endosymbionts includes gram-negative rods and gram-variable cocci. Two Acanthamoeba strains that harbour gram-negative rod endosymbionts that...

Author(s)
Fritsche, T. R.; Horn, M.; Seyedirashti, S.; Gautom, R. K.; Schleifer, K. H.; Wagner, M.
Citation
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 1999, 65, 1, pp 206-212
Abstract

Progress in disease control and animal husbandry during the last 25 years is briefly reviewed. Tuberculosis was controlled by a wider use of diagnostic methods and slaughter of affected animals; satisfactory results are reported for the short thermal tuberculin test as a supplementary test in...

Author(s)
BULL, L. B.
Citation
Empire Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 1958, 26, pp 92-103
Abstract

After a report on progress made as a result of the 1936 Wing Meeting, papers upon 19 different subjects were read and discussed. Of these, the following are of veterinary interest.
ACHAR gave a review of JOHNE'S DISEASE in India and suggested that a systematic study of its incidence and spread...

Publisher
Simla: Govt. India Press.,
Citation
Imperial Council of Agricultural Research. Proceedings of the Third Meeting of the Animal Husbandry Wing of the Board of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in India, Held at New Delhi from the 20th to the 23rd February 1939., 1940, pp ii + 307 pp.

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