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Cover for Parasitic gastroenteritis in cattle.

This chapter discusses parasitic gastroenteritis as the focus of many important aspects of ruminant parasitology. Subject headings are: parasitic gastritis, ostertagiosis; pathology; hypobiosis; pathophysiology; pepsinogen; mucus biosynthesis; gastrin; lysozyme; host immune responses; parasitic...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Livestock production is a fundamental source of revenue and nutrition, wherein cattle-farming constitutes one of the major agricultural industries. Vectors and vector-borne diseases constitute one of the major factors that decrease the livelihood of all farming communities, more so in resource-poor ...

Author(s)
Robbertse, L.; Richards, S. A.; Stutzer, C.; Olivier, N. A.; Leisewitz, A. L.; Crafford, J. E.; Maritz-Olivier, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2020, 38, 44, pp 6889-6898
AbstractFull Text

Placentally, transmission of Neospora caninum plays significant role on retaining of infection and economic losses in dairy farms. The objective of present study was to assess placental transmission of N. caninum in Iranian dairy cattle. A total of 476 blood samples of pregnant dairy cattle were...

Author(s)
Gharekhani, J.; Yakhchali, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Parazytologiczne (Polish Parasitological Society), Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Parasitology, 2020, 66, 4, pp 495-500
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Obligate ectoparasites of cattle: lice and mange mites.

This chapter briefly describes the taxonomy and life cycle of lice and mange mites. The clinical presentation and effects on cattle performance of chorioptic (Chorioptes bovis), sarcoptic (Sarcoptes scabiei), psoroptic (Psoroptes ovis) and demodectic (Demodex bovis and D. ghanensis) mange, and the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Objective: This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of distomatosis in cattle in the Ağrı province in Turkey. Methods: The livers and bile ducts of 200 slaughtered cattle were examined macroscopically, and the gall bladders were examined by sedimentation. The presence of Fasciola...

Author(s)
Saltan, C.; Taşçı, G. T.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dernegi, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2020, 44, 3, pp 132-138
Abstract

Psoroptic mange is a common disease of livestock, caused by Psoroptes ovis. Compared to Holstein-Friesian (HF) cattle, the Belgian Blue (BB) cattle breed is highly susceptible to the infestation. However, the mechanism for this difference is still unclear. To determine the factors responsible for...

Author(s)
Chen, Z.; Claerebout, E.; Chiers, K.; Pas, M.; Pardon, B.; Mol, W. van; Casaert, S.; Wilde, N. de; Duchateau, L.; Geldhof, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Research, 2021, 52, 1,
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study was to verify the occurrence of Anaplasma marginale, Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina in dairy cattle from the central mesoregion of the State of Espírito Santo, through direct parasitological tests (blood smears) and serological tests (Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent...

Author(s)
Silva Neto, G. N.; Bonisson, A. S. T.; Marques, C. A.; Moreira, T. F.; Hiura, E.; Braga, F. R.; Junior, O. S.; Machado, R. Z.; Junior, O. L. F.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2021, 15, 2,
Abstract

Introduction: Successful development of free-living stages of parasitic helminths depends on larva ability to survive, develop, and hatch. In this study, we aimed to study the host role in the hatching process of Fasciola species. Methods: Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica eggs were...

Author(s)
Larki, S.; Jalali, M. H. R.; Goodarzi, S.; Zamani, M.
Publisher
Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 2021, 8, 4, pp 166-171
AbstractFull Text

Whereas the abortion rate caused by Neospora caninum infection in cattle was reported increasingly worldwide, the role of N. caninum infection in buffaloes was questioned. Many studies concluded that the buffaloes were more resistant to N. caninum infection since they had lower seroprevalence than...

Author(s)
Toompong, J.
Publisher
Journal of Mahanakorn Veterinary Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Journal of Mahanakorn Veterinary Medicine, 2021, 15, 2, pp 231-243
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ectoparasites in cattle: flies.

This chapter focuses on the tick Ixodes ricinus and the common flies that are found in temperate cattle farms, particularly those in the family Muscidae, which are commonly described as nuisance or biting flies. All these species can play important roles as vectors of several viral, bacterial and...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter

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