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Trichuris serrata, a whipworm of cats, can cause inflammation in the cecum and upper portion of the large intestine. It is unknown if the virulence and pathology of T. serrata differ from Trichuris campanula, the other species in cats. Distinguishing the species based on egg size is challenging. In ...

Author(s)
Ketzis, J. K.; Verma, A.; Burgess, G.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, 5, pp 1993-1995
Abstract

Libyostrongylus sp. are nematodes that infect ostriches. Libyostrongylus douglassii was first described in ostriches from several countries in the world. Later Libyostrongylus dentatus was morphologically identified in ostriches in the USA and Brazil, and mixed infection is common in the latter...

Author(s)
Andrade, J. G.; Iñiguez, A. M.; Souza, A. N.; Marques, V. C. L.; Souza Filho, G. A. de; Santos, C. P.; DaMatta, R. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 193, 1/3, pp 193-199
Abstract

In low endemicity areas of schistosomiasis, the recommended diagnostic method of coprological examination results in an underestimation of infection cases. Alternative diagnostic methods have been developed, such as immunodiagnostic and molecular techniques. In this study we evaluated three methods ...

Author(s)
Gentile, R.; Gonçalves, M. M. L.; Costa Neto, S. F. da; Costa, M. M. da; Peralta, R. H. S.; Peralta, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 180, 3/4, pp 243-249
Abstract

This paper considers the various measures available to control several of the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). To develop the optimum methods for controlling the parasites that cause these NTDs, knowledge of the life cycles of both the parasites and their vectors are essential. Each NTD requires ...

Author(s)
Fenwick, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Advances in Parasitology, 2009, 68, pp 247-261

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