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The bulk milk enzyme-linked immune sorbent assay (ELISA) is a rapid and inexpensive method of assessing herd exposure to pathogens that is increasingly being used for the diagnosis of parasite infections in dairy herds. In this paper, with the dairy herd health veterinarian in mind, we review the...

Author(s)
Sekiya, M.; Zintl, A.; Doherty, M. L.
Publisher
Veterinary Ireland, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
Veterinary Ireland Journal, 2013, 3, 12, pp 654-657
Abstract

Ostertagia ostertagi is one of the most important gastrointestinal parasites infecting millions of cattle in temperate climate areas. Because infection leads to significant losses in productivity, farmers are pushed, because of the on-going intensification of the livestock production systems, to...

Author(s)
Rinaldi, M.; Geldhof, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2012, 34, 5, pp 254-264
Abstract

The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) has multiple functions including digestion, nutrient absorption, secretion of hormones and excretion of wastes. In the ruminant animal, development of this organ system is more complex than that of the monogastric animal due to the necessity to establish a fully...

Author(s)
Connor, E. E.; Li, R. W.; Baldwin, R. L., VI; Li, C.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2010, 4, 7, pp 993-1007
Abstract

Internal parasites are a potentially serious threat to the health, welfare and productivity of organically managed livestock. The standards for organic production emphasize preventive control strategies based on appropriate management, breeding and nutrition. The ultimate goal is to eliminate...

Author(s)
Keatinge, R.; Jackson, R. F.; Kyriazakis, I.; Deane, J.
Publisher
British Grassland Society (BGS), Reading, UK
Citation
Organic farming: science and practice for profitable livestock and cropping. Proceedings of the BGS/AAB/COR Conference, Newport, Shropshire, UK, 20-22 April 2004, 2004, pp 73-82
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General efficacy of the macrocyclic lactones to control parasites of cattle.

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Rew, R.
ISBN
2002 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996172)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Over the last decade, the anti-parasitics market has been the fastest growing sector of the overall $18 billion animal health market. While drugs for the treatment of parasites of livestock still dominate this sector and will continue to be developed or reformulated because of consumer demands for...

Author(s)
Dalton, J. P.; Mulcahy, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2001, 98, 1/3, pp 149-167
Abstract

Author(s)
Fukumoto, S.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Japan, 2000, 53, 5, pp 409-415
Abstract

The epidemiology of important internal parasites (with particular reference to Ostertagia) and the life cycles of important external parasites of cattle were reviewed. The various methods, strategies and materials used for parasite control were also evaluated.

Author(s)
Bliss, D. H.; Drummond, R. O.
Citation
Large Animal Practice, 1999, 20, 2, pp 12-13
Abstract

This review considers the environmental effects of anthelmintics, in particular those used against Ostertagia sp. in ruminants, and ectoparasiticides, i.e. benzimidazoles, levamisole, morantel, avermectins and milbemycins. Issues discussed include the activity of these compounds against non-target...

Author(s)
McKellar, Q. A.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1997, 72, 3/4, pp 413-435
Abstract

The developing resistance to current chemical classes of broad-spectrum anthelmintics and insecticides presents an undeniable threat to the long-term viability of the animal health industry. Alternative treatment strategies including vaccines, biological control and breeding of parasite-resistant...

Author(s)
Hennessy, D. R.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1997, 27, 2, pp 145-152

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