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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

Most of the current research on parasitic infections that affect humans and domestic animals has been focused on vaccines, diagnostic methods, epidemiology, new drug design, and recently, with the advancement of genomics and proteomics, on the evolutionary origins of parasites. However, the basic...

Author(s)
Hernández-Bello, R.; Escobedo, G.; Guzmán, C.; Ibarra-Coronado, E. G.; López-Griego, L.; Morales-Montor, J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2010, 32, 9/10, pp 633-643
Abstract

Tapeworms (Cestoda, Platyhelminthes) are a highly diversified group of parasites that can have significant veterinary importance as well as medical impact as disease agents of human alveococcosis, hydatidosis, taeniosis/cysticercosis/neurocysticercosis, hymenolepidosis or diphyllobothriasis....

Author(s)
Špakulová, M.; Orosová, M.; Mackiewicz, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Advances in Parasitology, 2011, 74, pp 177-230
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
Abstract

Cladistic analysis was applied to nematode genera of the family Acuariidae, and the phylogenetic tree formed was compared with those obtained using other analytical systems. Species in the genera Nippostrongylus and Heligmonoides were also analysed, and the validity of the reconstructed...

Author(s)
Hasegawa, H.
Citation
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 1999, 37, 4, pp 197-213
Abstract

A forty page critical survey of the literature of the subject by CAMPBELL of the National Institute for Medical Research, London. The general interest of the subject, and the fact that much of the information is not readily available in the veterinary literature, perhaps justifies a somewhat...

Author(s)
CAMPBELL, Argyll J.
Citation
Physiological Reviews, 1931, 11, pp 1-40
Abstract

The optimum method of transmission for a blood parasite is brought about when it is withdrawn from the blood by an insect and is reintroduced by it into suitable blood. Leaving aside the cases where the insect plays but a mechanical rôle in much the same manner as a syringe needle, cases of...

Author(s)
MESNIL, F.
Publisher
Societe de Pathologie Exotique, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique, 1921, 14, 6, pp 310-315

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