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CAB Reviews

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Nematode infection is a potent threat to efficient and welfare-friendly livestock production. Anthelmintic treatment is a simple, cheap and effective method to control nematodes but the widespread evolution of drug resistance in parasite populations threatens the sustainability of drug treatment....

Author(s)
Stear, M. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 024, pp 12 pp.

Helminth infections are one of the major preoccupations in organic sheep farming. The present control strategy is two-fold; aiming to reduce intake of parasites by using proper grazing management or adult parasite load in the lambs. Uninfected pastures (following grazing, pasture newly sown or...

Author(s)
Cabaret, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 019, pp 6 pp.

Parasitic, infectious and vector-borne diseases of humans and animals thrive in the typically hot and humid environment of the tropics. Many countries in these regions of the world remain underdeveloped with limited resources at their disposal to effectively combat the tremendous disease burdens...

Author(s)
Irwin, P.; Traub, R.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 010, pp 21 pp.

Author(s)
Roberts, J. A.
Citation
Veterinary Bulletin, 1993, 63, 6, pp 545-568

This review covers the general parasitology of Toxocara vitulorum (taxonomy, hosts, geographical distribution), life cycle, host parasite interactions (pathogenesis, pathology, immunology), and control.

Author(s)
Roberts, J. A.
Citation
Helminthological Abstracts, 1993, 62, 4, pp 151-174

The taxonomy of Stephanofilaria is discussed and morphological details of S. dedoesi, S. kaeli, S. assamensis, S. zaheeri, S. okinawaensis, S. dinniki and S. stilesi are listed in a table. It is considered that S. assamensis, S. kaeli and S. okinawaensis cannot be separated morphologically from S....

Author(s)
Johnson, S. J.
Citation
Helminthological Abstracts, Series A (Animal and Human Helminthology), 1987, 56, 8, pp 287-299

Endoparasites occur in pigs throughout the world and cause substantial losses to pig producers. In the United States alone, the annual loss caused by endoparasites of pigs has been estimated to be more than $214 million. Pigs may become infected with a variety of endoparasites. Some of these are...

Author(s)
Hale, O. M.; Stewart, T. B.; Marti, O. G.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1986, 7, 4, pp 439-441

The taxonomy of Onchocerca spp. is briefly reviewed. The pathogenicity of the different species is discussed. Public health aspects, transmission, diagnosis, treatment and vector control are also considered.

Author(s)
Ottley, M. L.; Moorhouse, D. E.; Holdsworth, P. A.
Citation
Veterinary Bulletin, 1985, 55, 8, pp 571-588

This review includes a section on allergic reactions to helminths. In another section on the bovine respiratory distress syndrome, hypersensitivity to Dictyocaulus viviparus is briefly discussed and this parasite is also mentioned in relation to the aetiology of fog fever.

Author(s)
Black, L.
Citation
Veterinary Bulletin, 1979, 49, 2, pp 77-88

The clinical signs, pathology, epizootiology and aetiology of fog fever in cattle in Britain are reviewed. The suggestion that the syndrome is a hypersensitivity reaction in the lungs of a sensitized animal following oral reinfection with Dictyocaulus viviparus larvae after a change to a better...

Author(s)
Breeze, R. G.; Pirie, H. M.; Selman, I. E.; Wiseman, A.
Citation
Veterinary Bulletin, 1976, 46, 4, pp 243-251

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