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This study aimed to identify the frequency of occurrence of Eimeria species in Holstein (taurine dairy cattle) and Nelore (zebu beef cattle) on 12 farms in the state of Goiás, Brazil. A total of 2,601 animals were evaluated, and the cattle were divided into the following age-group categories: up to ...

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Cruvinel, L. B.; Nicaretta, J. E.; Bastos, T. de S. A.; Couto, L. F. M.; Santos, J. B. dos; Zapa, D. M. B.; Cavalcante, A. S. de A.; Cruz, B. C.; Borges, D. G. L.; Borges, F. de A.; Soares, V. E.; Lopes, W. D. Z.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 2, pp 169-176
Abstract

Tick-borne pathogens (TBPs) seriously affect cattle production and can be economically damaging. The epidemiology of these organisms in the Chongqing municipality of China is not well described. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of TBPs including Anaplasma spp., ...

Author(s)
Zhou ZuoYong; Li Kai; Sun YingYing; Shi JunGe; Li HeXian; Chen YiWang; Yang HaoYue; Li Xiao; Wu Bi; Li XiaoXia; Wang ZhiYing; Cheng FangJun; Hu ShiJun
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 7, pp e0215585
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Besnoitia besnoiti is the causative agent of bovine besnoitiosis, a chronic and debilitating disease of cattle that recently re-emerged and seems to be spreading in Europe. A cross-sectional serological study was carried out in different cattle herds in Catalonia, north-eastern Spain, to determine...

Author(s)
Garrido-Castañé, I.; Romero, A. O.; Espuny, J. C.; Hentrich, B.; Basso, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2019, 69, pp 71-74
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The exact prevalence of Sarcocystis spp. infection in animals slaughtered for food is unknown in Lithuania. Therefore, the present study was initiated to evaluate Sarcocystis spp. infection in the carcasses of cattle (n=206), sheep (n=61), pigs (n=73) and horses (n=72) raised in Lithuania for food. ...

Author(s)
Januskevicius, V.; Januskeviciene, G.; Prakas, P.; Butkauskas, D.; Petkevicius, S.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2019, 64, 4, pp 149-157
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Background: Besnoitiosis caused by Besnoitia besnoiti is regarded as a re-emerging disease in cattle because of the increased number of cases and geographical distribution in many European countries. Aims: The present study was conducted to determine the presence of B. besnoiti in cattle in the...

Author(s)
Özdal, N.; Oğuz, B.; OrunçKılınç, Ö.; Karakuș, A.; Değer, S.
Publisher
Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2019, 20, 2, pp 143-146
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Background: Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate, intracellular parasite which causes the toxoplasmosis in humans and warm-blooded animals. Red meat is an important source for transmission of the infection to humans. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of Toxoplasma among imported and...

Author(s)
Anvari, D.; Saadati, D.; Nabavi, R.; Eskandani, M. A.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Centre for Electronic Resources Provision and Journal Improvement, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Parasitology, 2018, 13, 1, pp 114-119
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The present study was carried out to determine the prevalence of bovine sarcocystosis and identify the different species of Sarcocystis cysts in cattle in different regions of Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. A total of 150 slaughtered cattle over a period of 1 year were examined both...

Author(s)
Mounika, K.; Sreedevi Chennuru; Venu Ravipati; Tumati, S. R.; Sudhakar Krovvidi
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2018, 42, 1, pp 77-80
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Background: Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular protozoan that can infect humans and other animals, including cattle. Cattle are one of the world's main sources of meat, and people who consume raw or undercooked meat and milk of cattle infected with T. gondii can become infected. In this study, a ...

Author(s)
Dong Hui; Lu YaoYao; Su RuiJing; Wang YingHua; Wang MengYao; Jiang YiBao; Yang YuRong
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 315, pp (19 October 2018)
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The presence of Borrelia theileri in Argentina is confirmed after recording the spirochete from a bovine in northern Argentina. The analysis of sequences of the flagellin gene (fla) and length of Borrelia spp. specimens on thick blood films shows that the local isolate clusters within a...

Author(s)
Morel, N.; Salvo, M. N. de; Cicuttin, G.; Rossner, V.; Thompson, C. S.; Mangold, A. J.; Nava, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 17, pp 100314
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Neospora caninum is a commonly diagnosed cause of reproductive losses in farmed ruminants worldwide. This study examined 495 and 308 samples (brain, heart and placenta) which were collected from 455 and 119 aborted cattle and sheep fetuses, respectively. DNA was extracted and a nested Neospora ITS1 ...

Author(s)
Bartley, P. M.; Guido, S.; Mason, C.; Stevenson, H.; Chianini, F.; Carty, H.; Innes, E. A.; Katzer, F.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 7, pp 979-982

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