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Cover for Echinococcus

Echinococcus spp. are small tapeworms of carnivores with larval (metacestode) stages known as hydatids proliferating asexually in various mammals...

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The life cycle of Cryptosporidium is basically similar to those of other intestinal coccidia, although sporulation takes place within the host....

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Echinococcus granulosus is a widely distributed cestode (tapeworm). The adult worms occur in the small intestine of canids (definitive host). Larval...

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Cover for wild boar

The wild boar’s natural range includes Europe, Asia, North Africa and the Malay Archipelago. Sus scrofa was domesticated over 9000 years ago in...

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Cryptosporidiosis is caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Cryptosporidium (family Cryptosporidiidae, order Eucoccidiorida, subclass...

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Rotaviruses are the commonest cause of severe, acute viral gastroenteritis in man, mammals and birds worldwide, with most of cases occurring in young...

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Cover for Mannheimia haemolytica

(This section includes information from Confer (2009)).Mannheimia haemolytica is a Gram-negative, non-motile, small rod- and coccobacillus-shaped...

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Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

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Cover for Swiss Brown cattle

The Swiss Brown, also called Braunvieh (German for ‘brown cow’), is derived from the Schwyzer, the best of the mountain breeds that existed in...

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Mannheimia haemolytica (from Greek haima - blood, lyt – adverb form of verb lyo - dissolve, and adjectival suffix – ikos latinized in – ica) is a...