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Paramphistomoids are ubiquitous and widespread digeneans that infect a diverse range of definitive hosts, being particularly speciose in ruminants. We collected adult worms from cattle, goats and sheep from slaughterhouses, and cercariae from freshwater snails from ten localities in Central and...

Author(s)
Laidemitt, M. R.; Zawadzki, E. T.; Brant, S. V.; Mutuku, M. W.; Mkoji, G. M.; Loker, E. S.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2017, 144, 2, pp 131-147
Abstract

Transmission patterns of Fasciola hepatica were investigated on beef cattle (n=3) and sheep (n=3) farms in Sweden between 2011 and 2012. The dynamics of fluke infection, particularly estimated time of infection, were screened each grazing season by ELISA detection of antibodies in lambs (n=94) and...

Author(s)
Novobilský, A.; Engström, A.; Sollenberg, S.; Gustafsson, K.; Morrison, D. A.; Höglund, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 203, 3/4, pp 276-286
Abstract

Epidemiological studies were conducted on Fasciola gigantica infection in cattle and buffaloes of Western Uttar Pradesh during January 2001 to December 2004. An overall prevalence of 8.8 per cent (8.33% cattle and 9.27% buffaloes) was recorded in large ruminants with peak prevalence of the...

Author(s)
Yadav, C. L.; Rajat Garg; Banerjee, P. S.; Kumar, R. R.; Sanjay Kumar
Publisher
Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Izatnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 23, 2, pp 135-138
Abstract

Introduction: The American Giant Liver Fluke (Fascioloides magna) was imported to Europe several times with wapitis and white-tailed-deer back in the 19th and 20th century. This liver fluke mainly parasitizes ruminants, particularly various cervid species (Cervidae). In America a broad spectrum of...

Author(s)
Ursprung, J.; Prosl, H.
Publisher
BWK Public Relations - Brigitte Weber-Kraus, Wien, Austria
Citation
Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift, 2011, 98, 11/12, pp 275-284
Abstract

Epidemiological studies were conducted on Fasciola gigantica infection in different geo-climatic zones (hills, tarai and plains) in six states of north India during January 2001 to December 2004. Prevalence rates of 10.79, 13.90, 2.78 and 2.35 percent were recorded in cattle, buffaloes, sheep and...

Author(s)
Rajat Garg; Yadav, C. L.; Kumar, R. R.; Banerjee, P. S.; Stuti Vatsya; Rajesh Godara
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2009, 41, 8, pp 1695-1700
Abstract

P.M. examinations revealed heavy infestations with immature Paramphistomum sp. in an outbreak of diarrhoea affecting 37% of 683 calves and young cattle, with 5.7% mortality, grazing poor quality, unrotated, natural pasture. Cows on the farm had high Paramphistomum faecal egg counts. Sheep were...

Author(s)
Rimbaud, E.; Diana, V.
Citation
Veterinaria Argentina, 1991, 8, 79, pp 606, 608-612
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Of 5401 cattle slaughtered at Tassila (Oued Massa Valley) in 1990, 564 were infected with F. hepatica. Epidemiological studies from November 1989 to December 1990 in the irrigated zone revealed two annual generations of Lymnaea truncatula, the first overwintering and the second in spring and...

Author(s)
Moukrim, A.; Rondelaud, D.
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 1991, 142, 11, pp 839-843
Abstract

A total of 278 veterinarians throughout Kansas, USA, were sent mail-in survey forms asking specific questions relating to their experience with fasciolosis in their practice area. Replies were received from 178 (64%) veterinarians representing 6 practice types; one-third reported having seen cases...

Author(s)
McKown, R. D.; Ridley, R. K.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1995, 56, 4, pp 281-291
Abstract

A 45-hectare farm having 70 cows and 30 heifers was investigated over 3 years (1987-1989). The presence of metacercariae in habitats of Lymnaea truncatula was studied by means of 2000 small floats covered in cellophane, changed fortnightly. It was confirmed that fluke eggs, infected snails and...

Author(s)
Gaasenbeek, C. P. H.; Over, H. J.; Noorman, N.; Leeuw, W. A. de
Citation
Veterinary Quarterly, 1992, 14, 4, pp 140-144
Abstract

This brief review describes (1) the epidemiology of Fasciola hepatica infection in France (contamination of pastures, intermediate hosts, seasonality of infection in cattle, climatic factors and prevalence), (2) the effects of the infection on production (weight gains, fertility, milk yields) and...

Author(s)
Mage, C.
Citation
Bulletin des G.T.V., 1991, No. 5, pp 65-68

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