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In the Barh area of Patna, India, 82 cattle infected with Parafilaria bovicola were treated with Caritrol, Antimosan or Acetylarsan, or remained as untreated controls. 23 of 30 animals given 20 to 30 ml of Antimosan intramuscularly on alternate days for a total of 6 doses showed clinical recovery...

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Srivastava, V. K.; Sinha, B. K.; Singh, S. P.; Sahai, B. N.
Citation
Orissa Veterinary Journal, 1972, 7, 4, pp 151-153
Abstract

Clinical observations on young oxen near Onderstepoort, South Africa, showed that they developed bleeding spots due to Parafilaria bovicola from an average age of 36 weeks. 42% of the lesions occurred on the withers, shoulders and forelegs and progressively smaller proportions were present in...

Author(s)
Viljoen, J. H.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1976, 47, 3, pp 161-169
Abstract

In South Africa 5 compounds were tested for their activity against Parafilaria bovicola in cattle. Levamisole hydrochloride (4 daily doses of 12 mg/kg body-weight), nitroxynil (2 doses of 20 mg/kg at an interval of 3 days) and sodium antimony biscathecol disulphonate (3 doses of 50 ml at weekly...

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Viljoen, J. H.; Boomker, J. D. F.
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1977, 44, 2, pp 107-112
Abstract

Examination of cattle from various parts of South Africa killed in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Durban showed that parafilariasis was present in 35.9% from northern Transvaal, 13.5% from northern Cape Province and 12.2% from south-western Transvaal. In other areas the disease was less common. The...

Author(s)
Carmichael, I. H.; Koster, S.
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1978, 45, 3, pp 213-214
Abstract

The efficacy of nitroxynil administered at two dosages was evaluated against natural infestations of Parafilaria bovicola in cattle. Lesion area were reduced by 55% and visible carcass lesions by 29% when nitroxynil was used at 10 mg/kg live mass and repeated after 72 hours and by 95% and 90%,...

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Wellington, A. C.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1978, 49, 2, pp 131-132
Abstract

Work on Parafilaria established that it lives for about one year but the oviposition periods are much shorter. Treatment with nitroxynil was effective however, it was difficult to prevent re-infection of young animals, during the next transmission season, in a Parafilaria-infected area. A...

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Annual report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1 July, 1978 to 30 June, 1979., 1980, pp vii + 114 pp.
Abstract

An attempt is made to predict losses due to Parafilaria bovicola infection of Swedish cattle over a 20-year period. In 1990 the annual losses may amount to 40 million Swedish kronor. The benefit/cost ratios of 4 alternative control measures (the first 3 supposedly making eradication possible) were...

Author(s)
Bech-Nielsen, S.; Hugoson, G.; Wold-Troell, M.
Citation
Svensk Veterinartidning, 1981, 33, 17, pp 435-442
Abstract

Young bulls infected with P. bovicola were injected subcutaneously with nitroxynil at 20 mg/kg live-weight repeated after 72 h. The treatment was given a minimum 60 days before slaughter. The amount of meat condemned because of lesions was significantly lower than in comparable groups of untreated...

Author(s)
Wallgren, T. B.; Sjogren, U.; Tornquist, M.
Publisher
Dutch Section of the World Association for Buiatrics, Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Proceedings, Volume 2, XIIth World Congress on diseases of cattle, The Netherlands, 7-10 September 1982., 1982, pp 935-939
Abstract

The efficacy of nitroxynil [nitroxinil INN] administered once by subcutaneous injection at a dosage of 20 mg/kg live mass was evaluated against natural infections of P. bovicola in 11 cattle. Trial animals were slaughtered 14 weeks after treatment. Treatment reduced the number of bleeding points by ...

Author(s)
Wellington, A. C.; Schalkwyk, L. van
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1982, 53, 2, pp 91-94
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Author(s)
Chambers, P. G.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1982, 13, 3/4, pp 47-49

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