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Cover for Bubalus bubalis (Asian water buffalo)

B. bubalis is a large ruminant with prominent horns, splayed hooves and a brown or dark grey coat. There are two morphologies. Subspecies bubalis...

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Cover for Sardinian sheep

The Sardinian sheep is an autochthonous [indigenous] breed of Sardinia. It developed over a long time for local environments and needs, and probably...

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Some nematode species are economically important parasites of livestock, while others are important human pathogens causing some of the most important neglected tropical diseases. In both humans and animals, anthelmintic drug administration is the main control strategy, but the emergence of...

Author(s)
Sallé, G.; Laing, R.; Cotton, J. A.; Maitland, K.; Martinelli, A.; Holroyd, N.; Tracey, A.; Berriman, M.; Smith, W. D.; Newlands, G. F. J.; Hanks, E.; Devaney, E.; Britton, C.
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Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2018, 48, 5, pp 395-402
Abstract

The discovery that plant secondary compounds, including proanthocyanidins (PAC), suppress gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) infection has provided promise for alternative methods of GIN control in small ruminants. This investigation is the first to examine the anthelmintic potential of cranberry vine ...

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Barone, C. D.; Zajac, A. M.; Manzi-Smith, L. A.; Howell, A. B.; Reed, J. D.; Krueger, C. G.; Petersson, K. H.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 253, pp 122-129
Abstract

Haemonchosis in camelids remains a challenging disease to treat, and prevention has become increasingly problematic due to widespread anthelmintic resistance. Barbervax® is an adjuvanted vaccine containing natural H-11, H-gal-GP antigens obtained from Haemonchus contortus adults via a proprietary...

Author(s)
VanHoy, G.; Carman, M.; Habing, G.; Lakritz, J.; Hinds, C. A.; Niehaus, A.; Kaplan, R. M.; Marsh, A. E.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 252, pp 180-186
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Cover for Trichostrongylidae

Polyparasitism is a common feature in grazing cattle, sheep and goats, as well as tropical and wild ruminants; these host animals harbour worm...

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Cover for Anoplocephalidae

Parasites in the Anoplocephalidae occur in the gastrointestinal tract, bile ducts and pancreatic ducts of domestic and wild ruminants. Their life...

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Haemonchus contortus is a highly pathogenic and most economically important parasite of sheep and goats worldwide. The cysteine proteases from H. contortus are prime targets for vaccine development. In the present communication we report the molecular expression and characterization of cathepsin...

Author(s)
Aravind, M.; Saravanan, B. C.; Manjunathachar, H. V.; Sankar, M.; Saravanan, R.; Prasad, A.; Milton, A. A. P.; Priya, G. B.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2017, 87, 11, pp 1320-1325
Abstract

Background: Gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) remains the most important pathogenic constraint of small ruminant production worldwide. The improvement of the host immune response against GIN though breeding for improved animal resistance, vaccination and nutritional supplementation appear as very...

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Cériac, S.; Jayles, C.; Arquet, R.; Feuillet, D.; Félicité, Y.; Archimède, H.; Bambou, J. C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 326, pp (9 November 2017)
Abstract

Haemonchus contortus is one of the most important parasites of ruminants with worldwide distribution that can bring huge economic losses to the breeding industry of cattle, sheep, and goats. In recent 20 years, studies on H. contortus in China mainly focused on the epidemiology, population...

Author(s)
Wang ChunQun; Li FangFang; Zhang ZongZe; Yang Xin; Ahmad, A. A.; Li XiangRui; Du AiFang; Hu Min
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8, August, pp 1509

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