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Expulsion of a dead foetus prior to the normal full gestation period is called abortion. Many fertilised ova, embryos or early feotuses may be aborted without being seen. This is especially true in beef cattle, sheep and other animals not closely observed. In the cow, abortions occurring before the ...

Author(s)
Singh, M. N.; Chauhan, R. S.
Publisher
Society for Immunology and Immunopathology, Pantnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Immunology and Immunopathology, 2020, 22, 1, pp 92-127
Abstract

Chlamydial infections in dairy cattle are common and have been sporadically associated with reduced performance and severe disease manifestations. While chlamydial infections are well described in sheep, very little is known about the epidemiology of these infections in dairy cattle in Australia....

Author(s)
Anstey, S. I.; Quigley, B. L.; Polkinghorne, A.; Jelocnik, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 97, 12, pp 505-508
Abstract

Psittacosis is a rare but potentially fatal zoonosis caused by Chlamydia psittaci, an organism that is typically associated with bird contact. However C. psittaci is capable of infecting other non-avian hosts, such as horses, sheep, cattle and goats. Stud staff and veterinarians have significant...

Author(s)
Taylor, K. A.; Durrheim, D.; Heller, J.; O'Rourke, B.; Hope, K.; Merritt, T.; Freeman, P.; Chicken, C.; Carrick, J.; Branley, J.; Massey, P.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zoonoses and Public Health, 2018, 65, 1, pp 218-221
Abstract

This study was conducted to determine the adaptation of the pathogen to cellular and immunological processes of the host (host adaptation). Replication of Chlamydiae, their cytokine expression profile, the viability of the macrophages and their reaction to infection were of special interest. The...

Author(s)
Hillarius, K.
Publisher
Mensch & Buch Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Replikation, Immunstimulation und Wirtsadaptation verschiedener Chlamydienspezies in humanen und bovinen monozyten-gereiften Makrophagen, 2018, pp xii + 172 pp.
Abstract

A total of eight Giardia species are accepted. These include: Giardia duodenalis (syn. Giardia intestinalis and Giardia lamblia), which infects humans and animals, Giardia agilis, Giardia ardeae, Giardia psittaci, Giardia muris, Giardia microti, Giardia peramelis and G. cricetidarum, which infect...

Author(s)
Ryan, U.; Zahedi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Advances in Parasitology, 2019, 106, pp 209-254
Abstract

Chlamydiae are globally widespread obligate intracellular bacteria, which several species are a well-recognized threat to human and animal health. In Australia, the most successful chlamydial species are the infamous koala pathogen C. pecorum, and C. psittaci, an emerging pathogen associated with...

Author(s)
Jelocnik, M.; Taylor-Brown, A.; O'Dea, C.; Anstey, S.; Bommana, S.; Masters, N.; Katouli, M.; Jenkins, C.; Polkinghorne, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 3, pp 1132-1137
AbstractFull Text

Background and Objectives: Enzootic abortion of ewes (EAE) is caused by infection of sheep and goats by Chlamydia abortus bacterium. Chlamydial abortion in bovine could occur by Chlamydia abortus, Chlamydia psittaci and Chlamydia pecorum. C. psittaci is the causative agent of psittacosis or...

Author(s)
Barati, S.; Moori-Bakhtiari, N.; Najafabadi, M. G.; Momtaz, H.; Shokuhizadeh, L.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Centre for Electronic Resources Provision and Journal Improvement, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Microbiology, 2017, 9, 5, pp 288-294
Abstract

To investigate the prevalence and diversity of bovine Chlamydia spp. in cattle, whole blood from dairy and beef cattle in 11 provinces of China (n=2003) and vaginal swabs, whole blood samples, feces, milk samples from cows in a Yangzhou dairy farm (n=108) were examined using genus- and...

Author(s)
Li Jing; Guo WeiNa; Kaltenboeck, B.; Sachse, K.; Yang Yi; Lu GuangWu; Zhang JiLei; Luan Lu; You JinFeng; Huang Ke; Qiu HaiXiang; Wang YaoYao; Li Min; Yang ZhangPing; Wang ChengMing
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2016, 193, pp 93-99
Abstract

In rodent models of experimentally induced fever, the important role of interleukin-6 (IL-6) as a circulating endogenous pyrogen is well established. Studies employing larger animal species and real infections are scarce. Therefore, we assessed bioactive IL-6 in peripheral blood and in...

Author(s)
Prohl, A.; Ostermann, C. H.; Rummel, C. D.; Roth, J.; Reinhold, P.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 12, pp e0189321
Abstract

The aim of this study is to evaluate efficacy of the commonly used treatment for controlling chlamydial infections such as tetracyclines, macrolides and quinolones and to compare them with some of the latest treatment such as combination of antimicrobials with rifampicin. Three studies were...

Author(s)
Prohl, A. C.
Publisher
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Evaluation of antimicrobial treatment strategies against Chlamydia psittaci using a bovine respiratory infection model, 2015, pp v + 131 pp.

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