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Abstract

Bovine thelaziasis (caused by Thelazia rhodesi, T. gulosa and T. skrjabini) is reviewed with reference to aetiology, parasite life cycle, geographical distribution, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical aspects, diagnosis, and prevention and control. Particular emphasis is given to thelaziasis in...

Author(s)
Giangaspero, A.; Masciopinto, V.; Otranto, D.; Lia, R.; Puccini, V.
Citation
Obiettivi e Documenti Veterinari, 2000, 21, 9, pp 53-59
Abstract

The occurrence of Thelazia gulosa and T. skrjabini in cattle in Italy is reported, together with an update of the prevalence of Thelazia spp. in southern Italy. Of 764 slaughtered native cattle from Bari, 55 (7.2%) were infected by Thelazia spp: T. rhodesi was present in 44 (80%) animals, T. gulosa ...

Author(s)
Giangaspero, A.; Otranto, D.; Vovlas, N.; Puccini, V.
Publisher
PRINCEPS Editions, Paris, France
Citation
Parasite, 2000, 7, 4, pp 327-329
Abstract

A polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assay developed for the specific identification of Thelazia gulosa, Thelazia rhodesi and Thelazia skrjabini (Nematoda, Spirurida), which cause bovine ocular thelaziosis, was evaluated for its usefulness in detecting the intermediate hosts and in estimating...

Author(s)
Otranto, D.; Tarsitano, E.; Traversa, D.; Luca, F. de; Giangaspero, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2003, 127, 4, pp 365-373
Abstract

The genus Thelazia (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) includes a cosmopolitan group of eyeworm spirurids responsible for ocular infections in domestic and wild animals and transmitted by different species of muscids. Bovine thelaziosis is caused by Thelazia rhodesii Desmarest 1828, Thelazia gulosa Railliet & ...

Author(s)
Giangaspero, A.; Traversa, D.; Otranto, D.
Publisher
Lombardo Editore, Roma, Italy
Citation
Parassitologia (Roma), 2004, 46, 1/2, pp 257-259