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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

Introduction: The blood meal source of sandflies provides valuable information about the vector/host interaction and allows for an understanding of American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) transmission mechanisms. The aim of this study was to identify the blood meal sources of Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) ...

Author(s)
Baum, M.; Ribeiro, M. C. V. da C.; Lorosa, E. S.; Damasio, G. A. C.; Castro, E. A. de
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2013, 46, 5, pp 560-565
Abstract

Changing environmental conditions and human encroachment on natural habitats bring human populations closer to novel sources of parasites, which might then develop into new emerging diseases. Diseases transmitted by host generalist vectors are of special interest due to their capacity to move...

Author(s)
Santiago-Alarcon, D.; Havelka, P.; Schaefer, H. M.; Segelbacher, G.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 2, pp e31098
Abstract

Two experiments (conducted in Queensland, Australia), compared broods of Ardeola ibis [Bubulcus ibis] that were naturally tick-infested (by Argas robertsi) with an equal number that were rendered tick-free by application of an acaricide (the pyrethroid, flumethrin) to their nests and of barriers...

Author(s)
McKilligan, N. G.
Citation
Australian Journal of Ecology, 1996, 21, 4, pp 442-449
Abstract

This 12th volume of the collected works of the Siberian Veterinary Research Institute contains 38 papers on infectious and parasitic diseases and animal hygiene. It commences with a review of five years' work from 1958 to 1962. SWINE FEVER: The number of infected premises was reduced from 592 in...

Author(s)
Kopyrin, A. V.; Selivanov, A. V.; Getta, G. I.; Norkina, Z. A.; Ovsyanov, N. I.
Citation
Voprosy profilaktiki i lecheniya boleznei sel'skok-hozyaistvennykh zhivotnykh., 1964, pp 283 pp.
Abstract

Nyasaland had 356, 514 cattle, 75, 297 sheep, 460, 611 goats, 119, 913 pigs and a small number of horses and donkeys.
Nine deaths from BLACKLEG were recorded. Animals immunized were 9, 812 cattle and 566 sheep.
TUBERCULOSIS persists in the Mzimba District and also in the S.W. of the Karanga...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1959. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1960, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

The first part of this book deals with general considerations of protozoology-history, parasitism and adaptation to parasitic existence, specificity, methods of multiplication and migration to new hosts, host reactions, parasites of protozoa and the methods of study and of culture of the various...

Author(s)
Neveu-lemaire, M.
Publisher
Paris : Vigot Frères.,
Citation
Traite de protozoologie medicale et veterinaire., 1943, pp xix + 844
Abstract

Mention is made of the apparatus developed by the Washington Station for the diagnosis of MASTITIS by measuring the degree of electrical conductivity of milk. As the result is known immediately a physical examination can be made at once and samples collected for confirmatory tests. Experiments at...

Author(s)
Jardine, J. T.; Knight, H. L.
Publisher
Washington, D.C. : Supt. Documents.,
Citation
Department of Agriculture. Report on the Agricultural Experiment Stations, 1940-41., 1942, pp 128 pp.
Abstract

Only a small part of the report concerns animal disease questions.
GENERAL.-The main items of veterinary interest during the year are reviewed briefly. The incidence and losses from bacterial and virus diseases show little change from the previous year. The value of the work of the veterinary...

Publisher
Manager of Publications, Delhi, India
Citation
Agriculture and animal husbandry in India 1937-38, 1940, pp iii + 416 pp.
Abstract

The staff consisted of 20 Europeans, 6 Asiatics and 58 Africans.
ANIMAL DISEASES.-A focus of RINDERPEST was in existence at the beginning of the year and this, as well as an extension and a fresh outbreak, was eradicated by the end of May by means of double inoculation after which the Protectorate...

Author(s)
Poulton, W. F.
Publisher
Entebbe: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the Year ended 31st December, 1935., 1936, pp 20 pp.

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