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Abstract

Ticks transmit a wide variety of pathogens including bacteria, parasites and viruses. Over the last decade, numerous novel viruses have been described in arthropods, including ticks, and their characterization has provided new insights into RNA virus diversity and evolution. However, little is...

Author(s)
Gondard, M.; Temmam, S.; Devillers, E.; Pinarello, V.; Bigot, T.; Chrétien, D.; Aprelon, R.; Vayssier-Taussat, M.; Albina, E.; Eloit, M.; Moutailler, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2020, 12, 2,
Abstract

Philippine deer (Rusa marianna), native to the Philippine Islands, were introduced to Guam in the late 1700's. Dense populations have become established throughout the island where they cause damage to native plant communities resulting in habitat degradation. In addition, cervids can serve as...

Author(s)
Mehrpad, S.; Cleveland, C. A.; DeNicola, A.; Dubey, J. P.; Yabsley, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 11, pp 36-40
Abstract

We studied diverse antigen binding in hosts and the outcome of parasitism. We used captive-bred F1 descendants of feral rock pigeons (Columba livia) challenged with blood-feeding flies (Hippoboscidae) and a protozoan parasite (Haemoproteus). Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) and...

Author(s)
Owen, J. P.; Waite, J. L.; Holden, K. Z.; Clayton, D. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2014, 36, 11, pp 573-584
Abstract

Blowflies have major medical and sanitary importance because they can be vectors of viruses, bacteria, and helminths and are also causative agents of myiasis. Also, these flies, especially those belonging to the genus Chrysomya, are among the first insects to arrive at carcasses and are therefore...

Author(s)
Thyssen, P. J.; Souza, C. M. de; Shimamoto, P. M.; Salewski, T. de B.; Moretti, T. C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2014, 113, 9, pp 3373-3380
Abstract

Background: Ticks can transmit a number of pathogens to humans and domestic animals. Tick borne diseases (TBDs), which may lead to organ failure and death have been recently reported in China. 98.75% of the total cases (>1000) in Henan provinces have been reported in Xinyang city. Therefore, the...

Author(s)
Chen Zhuo; Liu Qin; Liu JiQi; Xu BianLi; Lv Shan; Xia Shang; Zhou XiaoNong
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2014, 7, 237, pp (22 May 2014)
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine if the Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) is present in Hyalomma ticks in Mali. Unfed Hyalomma ticks (adults and nymphs) were collected from 20 cattle at a livestock market near the town of Kati, Mali, in November 2011 and March 2012. Ticks were...

Author(s)
Zivcec, M.; Maïga, O.; Kelly, A.; Feldmann, F.; Sogoba, N.; Schwan, T. G.; Feldmann, H.; Safronetz, D.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2014, 20, 5, pp 911-913
Abstract

The outbreak of the bluetongue virus (vector Culicoides spp.) in 2006 is described, affecting sheep and cattle. Following a vaccination campaign, the country has been bluetongue-free since 15 February 2012. The first cases of the Schmallenbergvirus (vectors C. pulicaris and C. obsoletus) in cattle, ...

Author(s)
Bodegraven, R. E. M. van; Berends, B. R.; Burt, S. A.
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Houten, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2014, 139, 1, pp 34-39
Abstract

Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is a highly infectious disease of cattle caused by a virus belonging to the Capripoxvirus genus of the family Poxviridae. The purpose of this study is to place on record the first confirmation of LSD in the Sultanate. The disease was diagnosed and confirmed using polymerase ...

Author(s)
Tageldin, M. H.; Wallace, D. B.; Gerdes, G. H.; Putterill, J. F.; Greyling, R. R.; Phosiwa, M. N.; Al-Busaidy, R. M.; Al-Ismaaily, S. I.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2014, 46, 1, pp 241-246
Abstract

Publisher
MAF Biosecurity Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Surveillance (Wellington), 2013, 40, 3, pp 4-8
Abstract

The approximately 1.58 million pigs in Tanzania represent 3.7% of the national population of quadruped meat-producing animals. Pigs are kept mainly by small producers who own 99.5% of the national stock in units that average 3.04 animals (range 2-48). Government policy has had little practical...

Author(s)
Wilson, R. T.; Swai, E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2013, 45, 6, pp 1269-1275

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