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Background: Besnoitia besnoiti is an Apicomplexan protozoa causative of bovine besnoitiosis, a chronic and debilitating disease of cattle, with a variety of pathological findings that could alter some laboratory parameters. A study was conducted in a bovine besnoitiosis endemically infected dairy...

Author(s)
Villa, L.; Gazzonis, A. L.; Zanzani, S. A.; Mazzola, S.; Giordano, A.; Manfredi, M. T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2021, 14, 154, pp (15 March 2021)
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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)
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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

A form of generalized demodectic mange in two dairy cows infected with Besnoitia besnoiti is described. The herd was endemically infected with bovine besnoitiosis; an overall seroprevalence of B. besnoiti antibodies of 23.5%, that increased up to 43.5% considering only cows, was reported. Two out...

Author(s)
Villa, L.; Gazzonis, A. L.; Perlotti, C.; Zanzani, S. A.; Sironi, G.; Manfredi, M. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2020, 75,
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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)
AbstractFull Text

Bovine besnoitiosis, which is caused by the cyst-forming apicomplexan parasite Besnoitia besnoiti is distributed worldwide and has been reported in several sub-Saharian countries of Africa, in Asia and Europe, including Italy. The most significant condition in domestic animals is observed in...

Author(s)
Fabbi, M.; Taddei, R.; Vicari, N.; Prati, P.; Trogu, T.; Magnino, S.; Renzi, M.; Zunino, M.
Publisher
Società Italiana di Diagnostica di Laboratorio Veterinaria (SIDiLV), Parma, Italy
Citation
XIX Congresso Nazionale Società Italiana di Diagnostica di Laboratorio Veterinaria (S.I.Di.L.V.), Matera, Italia, 23-25 ottobre 2019, 2019, pp 319-320
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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

Bovine besnoitiosis caused by Besnoitia besnoiti is a chronic and debilitating disease. The most characteristic clinical signs of chronic besnoitiosis are visible tissue cysts in the scleral conjunctiva and the vagina, thickened skin and a generally poor body condition. However, many seropositive...

Author(s)
Frey, C. F.; Gutiérrez-Expósito, D.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Benavides, J.; Marcén, J. M.; Castillo, J. A.; Casasús, I.; Sanz, A.; García-Lunar, P.; Esteban-Gil, A.; Álvarez-García, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 95-103
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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
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Background: Bovine besnoitiosis, an emerging disease in Europe that can be transmitted by vectors, is caused by the apicomplexan Besnoitia besnoiti. Bovine besnoitiosis is difficult to control due to the complexity of its diagnosis in the acute stage of the disease, poor treatment success and...

Author(s)
Grisez, C.; Bottari, L.; Prévot, F.; Alzieu, J. P.; Liénard, E.; Corbière, F.; Rameil, M.; Desclaux, X.; Lacz, C.; Boulon, C.; Petermann, J.; Mével, J. le; Vilardell, C.; Jacquiet, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 529, pp (22 October 2020)

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