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Background: The emerging disease bovine besnoitiosis is caused by the apicomplexan parasite Besnoitia besnoiti. Clinical signs of acute besnoitiosis are pyrexia, anorexia and subcutaneous edema. In subacute and chronic besnoitiosis parasitic cysts arise in a variety of tissues and affected cattle...

Author(s)
Langenmayer, M. C.; Scharr, J. C.; Sauter-Louis, C.; Schares, G.; Gollnick, N. S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2015, 11, 32, pp (13 February 2015)
Abstract

Bovine besnoitiosis (Besnoitia besnoiti) is an emerging parasitic disease of cattle in Europe. This study reports a case of bovine besnoitiosis in a dairy farm housing 217 cattle in Italy. A serological screening was performed on the whole herd using the recommended approach of ELISA and...

Author(s)
Villa, L.; Gazzonis, A. L.; Zanzani, S. A.; Perlotti, C.; Sironi, G.; Manfredi, M. T.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 12, pp 3459-3468
Abstract

Background: Bovine besnoitiosis is an emerging protozoan disease in cattle. Neither vaccines nor chemotherapeutic drugs are currently available for prevention and treatment of Besnoitia besnoiti infections. Therefore the implementation of appropriate disease management strategies is of utmost...

Author(s)
Gollnick, N. S.; Scharr, J. C.; Schares, G.; Langenmayer, M. C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2015, 11, 35, pp (14 February 2015)
Abstract

Besnoitia besnoiti and B. caprae, which infect bovids (cattle and antelopes) and goats, respectively, are responsible for besnoitiosis, a chronic and debilitating disease. Bovine besnoitiosis is considered to be a reemerging disease in Central and Western Europe. In addition, infection by Besnoitia ...

Author(s)
Gutiérrez-Expósito, D.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Ara, V.; Marco, I.; Lavín, S.; Carvajal-Valilla, J.; Morales, A.; Álvarez-García, G.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2017, 116, 1, pp 445-448
Abstract

Until 2009, bovine besnoitiosis had never been considered endemic in Italy and the only report on the disease in this country referred to animals imported from France shortly before. However, recently, an autochthonous outbreak of bovine besnoitiosis was reported in four herds located at the...

Author(s)
Gentile, A.; Militerno, G.; Schares, G.; Nanni, A.; Testoni, S.; Bassi, P.; Gollnick, N. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 184, 2/4, pp 108-115
Abstract

In a previous attempt, an experimental model of bovine besnoitiosis was established in calves that were intravenously inoculated with different doses of Besnoitia besnoiti tachyzoites. Despite the fact that all infected calves developed the acute stage of disease, only microscopic findings...

Author(s)
Diezma-Díaz, C.; Ferre, I.; Re, M.; Jiménez-Meléndez, A.; Tabanera, E.; González-Huecas, M.; Pizarro-Díaz, M.; Yanguas-Pérez, D.; Brum, P. L.; Blanco-Murcia, J.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Álvarez-García, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 267, pp 21-25
Abstract

Bovine besnoitiosis, caused by the apicomplexan protozoan parasite Besnoitia besnoiti, was diagnosed in an Irish dairy herd. This is the first diagnosis of besnoitiosis in Ireland or the UK and the most northerly European outbreak yet described. The diagnosis occurred following a farm investigation ...

Author(s)
Ryan, E. G.; Lee, A.; Carty, C.; O'Shaughnessy, J.; Kelly, P.; Cassidy, J. P.; Sheehan, M.; Johnson, A.; Waal, T. de
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2016, 178, 24, pp 608
Abstract

Bovine besnoitiosis has been deemed a re-emerging disease in Western Europe and considered endemic in Spain, Portugal, France and in some areas of Northern Italy. This report refers to an infection outbreak in a purebred beef herd from Northern Italy involving a large number of bulls. In October...

Author(s)
Libera Gazzonis, A.; Alvarez Garcia, G.; Maggioni, A.; Zanzani, S. A.; Olivieri, E.; Compiani, R.; Sironi, G.; Ortega Mora, L. M.; Manfredi, M. T.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2017, 116, 4, pp 1383-1393
Abstract

Bovine besnoitiosis, caused by Besnoitia besnoiti, is a re-emergent disease, which is linked to considerable economical losses in Europe. Although in Portugal bovine besnoitiosis is generally associated to the Alentejo, recently, seropositive farms were identified in the North and Centre and the...

Author(s)
Waap, H.; Nunes, T.; Cortes, H.; Leitão, A.; Vaz, Y.
Publisher
Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências Veterinárias, Lisboa, Portugal
Citation
Revista Portuguesa de Ciências Veterinárias, 2015, 110, 595/596, pp 201-208
Abstract

An-eighteen months (one and half years) old heifer was presented with a progressive loss of weight leading to cachexia and was attended to by a team of doctors from the ambulatory clinic of the School of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, University of Rwanda. Clinical examination revealed...

Author(s)
Habarugira, G.; Nkuranga, C.; Asiimwe, B.; Turikumwenayo, J. B.; Ojok, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 17, pp 100294

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