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Cattle are susceptible to infection with multiple serovars of pathogenic leptospires, resulting in abortion, stillbirth, premature birth, reproductive failure and milk drop syndrome. Cattle also act as a reservoir host for L. borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo which is excreted from renal tubules via...

Author(s)
Nally, J. E.; Ahmed, A. A. A.; Putz, E. J.; Palmquist, D. E.; Goris, M. G. A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2020, 7, 2,
Abstract

Neosporosis is caused by infection with the protozoa Neospora caninum. It manifests as various neurological symptoms and is considered as one of the main causes of abortion in cattle, and induces uncommon congenital infection in sheep. The standard diagnosis is based on indirect immunofluorescence...

Author(s)
Sinnott, F. A.; Leal, K. da S.; Silva, M. T. de O.; Pinho, R. B. de; Pappen, F.; Farias, N. A. da R.; Llano, H. A. B.; Melo, D. P. G.; Borsuk, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2020, 281,
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Background: Faecal egg count (FEC) techniques are commonly used to detect gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) in cattle and to determine anthelmintic efficacy/resistance through the faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT). Mini-FLOTAC is one of the techniques recommended for a standardised FEC/FECRT...

Author(s)
Amadesi, A.; Bosco, A.; Rinaldi, L.; Cringoli, G.; Claerebout, E.; Maurelli, M. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 230, pp (6 May 2020)
Abstract

The molecular mechanism underlying myostatin (MSTN)-regulated metabolic cross-talk remains poorly understood. In this study, we performed comparative proteomic and phosphoproteomic analyses of gluteus muscle tissues from MSTN-/- transgenic cattle using a shotgun-based tandem mass tag (TMT) 6-plex...

Author(s)
Xin XiangBo; Yang ShuPing; Li Xin; Liu XinFeng; Zhang LinLin; Ding XiangBin; Zhang Sheng; Li GuangPeng; Guo Hong
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2020, 291,
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In this study during one year 294 blood samples, collected from cattle showing clinical signs arousing suspicion of theileriosis and apparently healthy neighboring animal (related one) for diagnosis of theileriosis using stained blood film and molecular diagnosis (Semi nested PCR). The result of...

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Ahmed, S.; El-Hakim, O. A.; Maher, A.; Elnaker, Y.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Behira, Egypt
Citation
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2020, 63, 1, pp 31-41
Abstract

A multiplex PCR (mPCR) assay for simultaneous detection and differentiation of four major haemoparasites in crossbred cattle was established using parasite specific genomic DNA and four sets of primer pairs targeting AMA-1, Tams1, MSP5 and VSG genes of Babesia bigemina, Theileria annulata, ...

Author(s)
Anita Ganguly; Maharana, B. R.; Indrajit Ganguly
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biologicals, 2020, 63, pp 81-88
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This study aimed to evaluate the appropriate sites of abdominocentesis for peritoneal fluid collection in cattle and to investigate the time of cell viability in vitro, comparing three methods of sample conservation. Twenty-one healthy cattle (19 females and 2 males) were subjected to a...

Author(s)
Sales, N. A. A.; Flaiban, K. K. M. C.; Fonteque, J. H.; Lisbôa, J. A. N.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2020, 40, 3, pp 158-164
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Programs for the eradication of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) focus on the tuberculin skin test (TST) and slaughter of reactor cattle. However, the disease remains an animal health concern in several countries and improving the efficiency of the TST has become a critical issue. The detection of ...

Author(s)
Griffa, N.; Moyano, R. D.; Canal, A. M.; Travería, G. E.; Santangelo, M. P.; Alonso, N.; Romano, M. I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2020, 256,
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Trypanosoma evansi, the "surra" disease-causing agent, is a blood protozoan parasite that infects a wide range of mammalian species within an unlimited geographical region. It causes anemia, weight loss, and even death of the infected livestock that heavily affect animal husbandry. However, the...

Author(s)
Megasari Marsela; Hayashida, K.; Alaa Terkawi; Xuan, X.; Sugimoto, C.; Yamagishi, J.
Publisher
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research, 2020, 68, 2, pp 117-127
AbstractFull Text

Blood metabolic profile tests are simple cost-effective biochemical tests which are mostly used to identify nutritional and/or management challenges in dairy cattle herds, but they also can be simply used to find animals which are clinically healthy, but really have some hidden problems like low...

Author(s)
Madreseh-Ghahfarokhi, S.; Dehghani-Samani, A.; Dehghani-Samani, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 23, 1, pp 1-20

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