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Although, many studies have been conducted to estimate the prevalence of gastrointestinal tract (GIT) helminths of cattle in Ethiopia, most of them were conducted using simple fecal egg examination rather than larval identification to identify the nematodes. A cross sectional study was conducted...

Author(s)
Habtemichael, Y. G.; Meron Dejene; Eniyew, S. M.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2018, 10, 7, pp 165-172
Abstract

Cross sectional study was conducted from November 2015 to April 2016 to assess the prevalence of bovine gastrointestinal nematodes and its associated risk factors in and around Jimma town, southwestern Ethiopia. A total of 384 faecal samples for the coproscopic examination were collected and...

Author(s)
Mulatu, N.; Deneke, Y.; Ibrahim, N.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2017, 65, 4, pp 765-774
Abstract

Gastrointestinal nematode infections are among the major health problems limiting the productivity in dairy cattle. A cross sectional study was conducted from October 2014 to May 2015, to estimate the prevalence and identify the major genera of nematodes in dairy cattle farms in Dire Dawa...

Author(s)
Kemal, J.; Muktar, Y.; Hiko, A.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2017, 29, 1, pp Article 20
Abstract

Previous studies have demonstrated that the presence of larvae of other filarial species in Simulium damnosum sensu lato can distort estimates of transmission potential for Onchocerca volvulus in West Africa. However, studies conducted in foci of onchocerciasis in West Central Uganda indicated that ...

Author(s)
Verocai, G. G.; Hassan, H. K.; Lakwo, T.; Habomugisha, P.; Katabarwa, M. N.; Begumisa, S.; Clouds, P.; Katamanywa, J.; Nahabwe, C.; Unnasch, T. R.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2017, 97, 6, pp 1843-1845
Abstract

Background: The neglected zoonotic diseases (NZD) are an understudied group that are a major cause of illness throughout the developing world. In general, little is known about the prevalence and burden of NZDs in affected communities, particularly in relation to other infectious diseases with...

Author(s)
Fèvre, E. M.; Glanville, W. A. de; Thomas, L. F.; Cook, E. A. J.; Kariuki, S.; Wamae, C. N.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2017, 17, 457, pp (30 June 2017)
Abstract

Onchocerciasis, a neglected tropical disease prevalent in western and central Africa, is a major health problem and has been targeted for elimination. The causative agent for this disease is the human parasite Onchocerca volvulus. Onchocerca ochengi and Litomosoides sigmodontis, infectious agents...

Author(s)
Wewer, V.; Makepeace, B. L.; Tanya, V. N.; Peisker, H.; Pfarr, K.; Hoerauf, A.; Dörmann, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2017, 47, 14, pp 903-912
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A survey to investigate the prevalence of anthelmintic resistance (AR) in gastrointestinal nematodes on cattle farms was conducted from October 2014 to May 2015 with the common brands of anthelmintics sold in rural veterinary drug shops in Adamawa Region using Faecal Egg Count Reduction Tests...

Author(s)
Jean, E. N.; Onyali, I. O.; Mingoas, J. P.; Bayemi, P. H.; Mfopit, M. Y.; Hergenroether, K.; Manchang, T. K.; Nwosu, C. O.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Behira, Egypt
Citation
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2016, 50, 1, pp 78-86
Abstract

A study was conducted to evaluate the effect of Albendazole treatment on gastrointestinal helminthes and productivity of weaned cattle (9-21 months) belonging to the semi-intensive livestock production system in the Adamaoua-Cameroon. Two herds of male cattle grazing in the locality of Mbaore were...

Author(s)
Mamoudou, A.; Sakativa, D.; Ebene, N. J.; Zoli, P. A.
Publisher
AGRI-Overseas, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Tropicultura, 2016, 34, 2, pp 140-149
Abstract

The study was conducted with the objective to estimate the prevalence of gastrointestinal strongyles and identifying the prevailing strongyle species Gamo-Gofa Zone. A total of 598 animals (241 sheep and 357 goats) and 45 animals (20 sheep and 25 goats) were examined coproscopically and by post...

Author(s)
Nejib Mohammed; Messele Taye; Amenu Asha; Desie Sheferaw
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2016, 40, 2, pp 469-474
Abstract

Background: Recent reports of transmission interruption of Onchocerca volvulus, the causing agent of river blindness, in former endemic foci in the Americas, and more recently in West and East Africa, raise the question whether elimination of this debilitating disease is underway after long-term...

Author(s)
Eisenbarth, A.; Achukwi, M. D.; Renz, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2016, 10, 2, pp e0004392

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