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Treatment options for clinical parasitic bronchitis (PB) are largely based on anthelmintics, with supportive therapy including non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) and antibiotics, when indicated. Macrocyclic lactones (MLs), benzimidazoles and levamisole are all effective against adult and...

Author(s)
Forbes, A.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Livestock, 2018, 23, 3, pp 102-106
Abstract

Dictyocaulus viviparus, Ostertagia ostertagi (nematode parasites), and Fasciola hepatica (trematode parasite) result in productivity losses on dairy farms and impact on animal health through clinical and sub-clinical disease. Parasite control in livestock systems is largely based on the use of...

Author(s)
Bloemhoff, Y.; Danaher, M.; Forbes, A.; Morgan, E.; Mulcahy, G.; Power, C.; Sayers, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 204, 3/4, pp 352-363
Abstract

Gastrointestinal Nematodes are widespread nematodes of cattle in the temperate climate zone and worldwide. The most common species are Cooperia oncophora and Ostertagia ostertagi, which live in the abomasum and small intestine of generally all grazing cattle. The increase of anthelmintic resistance ...

Author(s)
Fahrenkrog, J.
Publisher
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Optimierung der Parasitenbekämpfung bei Weidehaltung von Rindern, 2013, pp xi + 121 pp.
Abstract

This article discusses bovine lungworm (Dictyocaulus viviparus) infection. The biology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, risk factors, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment options are given focus. Moreover, anthelmintic resistance and strategies for sustainable control are highlighted.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2011, 41, 4, pp 6-7
Abstract

Using a new sensitive egg count test, FLOTAC, it has been shown that macrocyclic lactones (MLs) had reduced efficacy against gastrointestinal nematodes including Cooperia species and Ostertagia ostertagi on the majority of cattle farms investigated. Product failure was also found to levamisole...

Author(s)
Coles, G. C.; Stafford, K. A.; Morgan, E. R.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Frampton-on-Severn, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2010, 18, 3, pp 139-141
Abstract

A survey was conducted to establish the perceived problems and strategies used by 90 beef farmers to control parasites in southwest England, UK [date not given]. It was shown that the adult cows were dosed with anthelmintic at least once per year on 59% of the farms, with 42% of these adopting a...

Author(s)
Barton, C. H. J.; Dale, E. F.; Dixon, C.; Coles, G. C.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2006, 159, 20, pp 682-684
Abstract

In the period 23-28 August 2003, faeces samples were obtained from 4 B. bonasus from the Vânători-Neamț Natural Park, Romania. Sample processing was made in the laboratory using the Willis, Mc Master and Baermann methods. Laboratory cultures were also made, from which the parasites that developed...

Author(s)
Petrovici, S.; Petrovici, M.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences, Central Library (Exchanges), Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Buletinul Universității de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară Cluj-Napoca, Seria Medicină Veterinară, 2004, 61, pp 304
Abstract

There are three major classes of anthelmintics for veterinary use: the benzimidazoles/prebenzimidazoles, the tetrahydropyrimidines/imidazothiazoles, and the macrocyclic lactones. In nematodes, there are five targets for the existing anthelmintics: the nicotinergic acetylcholine receptor which is...

Author(s)
Harder, A.; Schmitt-Wrede, H. P.; Krücken, J.; Marinovski, P.; Wunderlich, F.; Willson, J.; Amliwala, K.; Holden-Dye, L.; Walker, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 2003, 22, 3, pp 318-331
Abstract

Producers were surveyed and 1 323 cattles were sampled to describe the prevalence of 5 types of internal parasites in California's beef cattle and to identify management factors important to parasite control. Majority of cattles shredded parasite eggs/oocysts during spring. These were principally...

Author(s)
Drake, D. J.; Atwill, E. R.; Phillips, R.; Johnson, E.
Publisher
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California, Oakland, USA
Citation
California Agriculture, 2001, 55, 2, pp 28-32
Abstract

Two trials were carried out to evaluate the effect of gastrointestinal parasitism on body weight gain in growing cattle in the Province of Chaco, Argentina. Trial 1 was performed over 560 days (October 1991 to May 1993) in the north-east of the province, using 2 groups each of 38 animals. Group TT...

Author(s)
Cardona López, G. A.; Stahringer, R. C.; Eddi, C. S.; Caracostantógolo, J.
Citation
Veterinaria Argentina, 1999, 16, 153, pp 175-185

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