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Testicular degeneration is the most frequent reproductive affection in males and leads to a decrease in sperm quality and, consequently, fertility. One of the main causes is heat stress, being characterized by the increase in the production of reactive oxygen species, thus, antioxidant substances...

Author(s)
Batissaco, L.
Publisher
Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Melatonina para o tratamento da degeneração testicular em touros e seus efeitos sobre a bioquímica sérica e do plasma seminal, termodinâmica e hemodinâmica testicular e características espermáticas, 2018, pp 103 pp.
Abstract

Knowledge of testicular degeneration in bulls is important to identify the more fertile males. Multiple factors are described as causes of testicular degeneration, but generally it is considered as an acquired characteristic. Since the Brazilian herds are raised in tropical climate regions,...

Author(s)
Garcia, A. R.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Reprodução Animal, 2017, 41, 1, pp 33-39
Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of successive bovine testicular punctures using different needle sizes. Fifteen bulls were submitted to testicular needle aspiration (TNA) in the left and right testis using 18-gauge (40×12 mm) or 22-gauge (25×7 mm) needles, respectively, once every...

Author(s)
Crespilho, A. M.; Ferreira, C. S.; Bastos, Y. H. G. B.; Guasti, P. N.; Nascimento, J. C.; Guimarães, K. de O. P.; Agopian, R. G.; Gomes, G. M.; Peixoto Júnior, K. da C.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Animal Reproduction (Belo Horizonte), 2019, 16, 4, pp 880-886
Abstract

Bulls chronically affected by bovine besnoitiosis can suffer from sterility. There is limited information about the distribution of Besnoitia cysts and their associated lesions within the male genital organs. This work describes the gross and histological abnormalities in the genital organs of 6...

Author(s)
Grau-Roma, L.; Martínez, J.; Esteban-Gil, A.; López, J.; Marco, A.; Majó, N.; Castillo, J. A.; Domingo, M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2020, 119, 7, pp 2257-2262
Abstract

Background: Bovine besnoitiosis, caused by the apicomplexan parasite Besnoitia besnoiti, is a chronic and debilitating cattle disease that notably impairs fertility. Acutely infected bulls may develop respiratory signs and orchitis, and sterility has been reported in chronic infections. However,...

Author(s)
González-Barrio, D.; Diezma-Díaz, C.; Tabanera, E.; Aguado-Criado, E.; Pizarro, M.; González-Huecas, M.; Ferre, I.; Jiménez-Meléndez, A.; Criado, F.; Gutiérrez-Expósito, D.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Álvarez-García, G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 113, pp (02 March 2020)
Abstract

The infection of the digital area is the most common cause of lameness in cattle, leading to the rejection of high-production animals destined to reproduction. This study aimed at histological and histomorphometric evaluations of the testis of bovines with digital dermatitis. Different portions of...

Author(s)
Silva, D. R.; Moura, M. I.; Miguel, M. P.; Silva, L. A. F. da; Matos, M. P. C.; Moura, V. M. B. D.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2013, 14, 3, pp 391-398
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the reproductive system.

In this chapter a review of the functions as well diseases (diagnosis and clinical features) affecting the reproductive system of cattle was presented. Highlight focused on diseases of the testes and accessory sex organs which includes hypoplasia, necrosis, degeneration, fibrosis, inflammation,...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Author(s)
Barth, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Bovine Reproduction, 2015, pp 103-108
Abstract

Fifty-six does were inoculated with bovine herpesvirus-4 (BHV-4) or normal cell culture fluid by intravaginal (groups 1 & 2, early gestation) or intravenous routes (groups 3 & 4, late gestation). Forty bucks were inoculated with BHV-4 or normal cell culture fluid by intratesticular (groups 5 & 6)...

Author(s)
Essmail, M. E.; Baker, D. C.; Vandewoude, S.; Collins, J.; Salman, M.; Hegazy, A. A.; Wahbah, M. A.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Giza, Egypt
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Agricultural Research, 2001, 79, 4, pp 1605-1618
Abstract

A cattle with bilateral varicocele, diagnosed by palpation and ultrasound, was observed for 24 months; scrotal circumference, semen quality and testosterone concentrations were measured and compared in terms of seasonal variations and with other bulls. No significant differences were observed in...

Author(s)
Koivisto, M. B.; Luvizotto, M. C. R.; Nogueira, G. P.; Vicente, W. R. R.; Costa, M. T. A.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2002, 39, 1/6, pp 27-31

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