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From January to June 2009 the biggest livestock market and five bovine farms of Bejaia department (Northcentral Algeria) were visited in order to undertake an epidemiological survey on warble fly infestation (WFI). A total of 3.442 and 226 bovines were clinically examined in both market and farms,...

Author(s)
Saidani, K.; López-Sández, C.; Mekademi, K.; Diaz-Fernández, P.; Diez-Baños, P.; Benakhla, A.; Panadero-Fontán, R.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2014, 20, 6, pp 871-876
Abstract

The Old World screwworm (OWS) fly, Chrysomya bezziana, is an obligate parasite of livestock, and the myiasis caused by its larval infestations is economically important in Indonesia. The current spatial distribution of such a pest depends on two main factors: the current environmental conditions in ...

Author(s)
Wardhana, A. H.; Cecchi, G.; Muharsini, S.; Cameron, M. M.; Ready, P. D.; Hall, M. J. R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2014, 138, Suppl., pp S62-S68
Abstract

Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is a highly infectious disease of cattle caused by a virus belonging to the Capripoxvirus genus of the family Poxviridae. The purpose of this study is to place on record the first confirmation of LSD in the Sultanate. The disease was diagnosed and confirmed using polymerase ...

Author(s)
Tageldin, M. H.; Wallace, D. B.; Gerdes, G. H.; Putterill, J. F.; Greyling, R. R.; Phosiwa, M. N.; Al-Busaidy, R. M.; Al-Ismaaily, S. I.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2014, 46, 1, pp 241-246
Abstract

Myiases are common parasitic diseases found in livestock. In Brazil, these parasitosis are popularly known as bicheira and berne according to their clinical symptoms and etiological agents. The goal of this study was to record what is known by a rural population, in Formosa (Goiás State), about...

Author(s)
Cansi, E. R.; Ataíde, H. S. de; Demo, C.; Gurgel-Gonçalves, R.; Pujol-Luz, J. R.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Biológicas - UFSC, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Citation
Biotemas, 2012, 25, 4, pp 249-258
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blow flies and screw-worm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of blow flies and screw-worm flies (Calliphoridae). Focus is given on species that cause myiasis in animals and man. Their use in maggot debridement therapy is...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of hypodermosis in cattle in East-Turkey and to identify Hypoderma species using morphological and molecular methods. For this purpose, a total of 778 serum samples of cattle were collected from Erzurum provinces of east-Turkey from December ...

Author(s)
Balkaya, I.; Sİmsek, S.; Sakİ, C. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 173, 3/4, pp 287-291
Abstract

The myiasis fly Chrysomya bezziana Villeneuve (Diptera: Calliphoridae) is an obligate parasite of body orifices and unnatural openings or wounds of vertebrates. It is a major pest of livestock and responsible for economic losses throughout the Old World. Two chemical lures were tested in the...

Author(s)
Sulston, E. C. J.; Wardhana, A. H.; Hall, M. J. R.; Logan, J. G.; Gezan, S. A.; Cameron, M. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2014, 138, Suppl., pp S69-S75
Abstract

Tail docking involves amputating a portion of the tail for a variety of reasons. We review the scientific evidence for the rationale for tail docking, a description of the different methods used, the pain response to the procedure and the effectiveness of pain alleviation, and, finally, the...

Author(s)
Sutherland, M. A.; Tucker, C. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2011, 135, 3, pp 179-191
Abstract

Bovine hypodermosis affecting livestock performance and the leather industry was still widespread in France up to the nineties despite successive directives from the Ministry of Agriculture since 1941, encouraging livestock owners to treat, on a voluntary basis. In 1969 the French Ministry of...

Author(s)
Boulard, C.; Argenté, M.; Argenté, G.; Languille, J.; Paget, L.; Petit, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2008, 158, 1/2, pp 1-10
Abstract

A large variety of ectoparasites parasitizing on livestock, dogs, and rodents are documented throughout the world, of which several are proven vectors for major (including zoonotic) diseases affecting humans and/or livestock. However, there remains a significant lack of knowledge in regard to the...

Author(s)
Fuehrer, H. P.; Igel, P.; Treiber, M.; Baumann, T. A.; Riedl, J.; Swoboda, P.; Joachim, A.; Noedl, H.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2012, 111, 4, pp 1867-1870

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