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Background: No comprehensive studies have been carried out on the infectious causes of abortion in Kenyan dairy cattle herds. A survey was carried out to determine the seroprevalence of antibodies against Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV), Brucella abortus (BA) and Neospora caninum (NC) among...

Author(s)
Okumu, T. A.; John, N. M.; Wabacha, J. K.; Tsuma, V.; VanLeeuwen, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 95, pp (18 March 2019)
Abstract

Background: Abortion is a major source of economic losses in cattle breeding. Abortion occurs due to a wide range of causes, but infections are the most frequently diagnosed. However, establishing an aetiological diagnosis remains challenging due to the large variety of bacteria, protozoa, viruses, ...

Author(s)
Wolf-Jäckel, G. A.; Hansen, M. S.; Larsen, G.; Holm, E.; Agerholm, J. S.; Jensen, T. K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2020, 62, 1, pp (03 January 2020)
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Tritrichomonas foetus is a flagellated protozoan parasite that causes inflammation of the reproductive tract leading to early embryonic death and abortion in cattle, thereby resulting in significant economic losses. Testing and culling infected bulls is an important strategy for parasite control....

Author(s)
Schaut, R. G.; Corbeil, L. B.; Blake, C. N.; Brewer, M. T.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 243, pp 188-191
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the diagnostic value of maternal serology for the diagnosis of Salmonella Dublin bovine abortion and stillbirth. A retrospective, unmatched, case-control study was carried out using twenty year's data (1989-2009) from bovine foetal submissions to an...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Miguel, C.; Crilly, J.; Grant, J.; Mee, J. F.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 3, pp 676-686
Abstract

Oriental theileriosis, a tick-borne disease of bovids caused by members of the Theileria orientalis complex, has a worldwide distribution. Globally, at least 11 distinct genotypes of T. orientalis complex, including type 1 (chitose), type 2 (ikeda), type 3 (buffeli), types 4 to 8, and N1-N3, have...

Author(s)
Gebrekidan, H.; Perera, P. K.; Ghafar, A.; Tariq Abbas; Gasser, R. B.; Jabbar, A.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2020, 119, 1, pp 11-22
Abstract

Bovine herpesvirus-1 (BoHV-1) is a major pathogen affecting cattle worldwide causing primarily respiratory illness referred to as infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR), along with reproductive disorders including abortion and infertility in cattle. While modified live vaccines (MLVs) effectively...

Author(s)
Chothe, S. K.; Sebastian, A.; Thomas, A.; Nissly, R. H.; Wolfgang, D.; Byukusenge, M.; Mor, S. K.; Goyal, S. M.; Albert, I.; Tewari, D.; Jayarao, B. M.; Kuchipudi, S. V.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Virology, 2018, 522, pp 27-36
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Background: Neospora caninum is a cyst-forming, coccidian parasite which is known to cause neurological disorders in dogs and abortion and neonatal mortality in cows and other livestock. This study reports the development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay based on the ...

Author(s)
Ramos, A. E.; Muñoz, M.; Cortés-Vecino, J. A.; Barato, P.; Patarroyo, M. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2017, 10, 590, pp (29 November 2017)
Abstract

Sporadic outbreaks of Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV), a zoonotic, mosquito-borne Phlebovirus, cause abortion storms and death in sheep and cattle resulting in catastrophic economic impacts in endemic regions of Africa. More recently, with changes in competent vector distribution, growing...

Author(s)
Ragan, I. K.; Schuck, K. N.; Deepa Upreti; Odendaal, L.; Richt, J. A.; Trujillo, J. D.; Wilson, W. C.; Davis, A. S.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2019, 19, 7, pp 553-556
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This study was carried out on abomasal contents of aborted fetuses of 102 cattles, 45 sheep and 5 goats sent to the laboratory from Central Anatolia, and Black Sea Region of Turkey to investigate the presence Coxiella burnetii (C. burnetii) by trans-PCR. Out of 152 abomasal contents, 11 (7.23%)...

Author(s)
Günaydın, E.; Müștak, H. K.; Sareyyüpoğlu, B.; Ata, Z.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2015, 21, 1, pp 69-73
Abstract

Bovine abortion is an important cause of significant economic losses in beef and dairy herds. This syndrome is usually difficult to diagnose. The aim of this study was to characterize bovine abortion causes in Argentina by standard diagnosis procedures (histology, bacterial and viral isolation) and ...

Author(s)
Morrell, E. L.; Campero, C. M.; Cantón, G. J.; Odeón, A. C.; Moore, D. P.; Odriozola, E.; Paolicchi, F.; Fiorentino, M. A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2019, 39, 1, pp 12-19

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