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The water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) is important to the economy of several countries in Asia, and South America and there are also isolated herds in Europe. In India, buffalo is the main dairy animal. Coccidiosis due to Eimeria is an important cause of diarrhea in livestock worldwide. Eimeria...

Author(s)
Dubey, J. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 256, pp 50-57
Abstract

Background: Human and animal African trypanosomiases impose a large economic and health burden in their endemic regions. Large strides have been made in the control of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), yet these efforts have largely focused on the non-zoonotic form of the disease. Using a...

Author(s)
Meisner, J.; Barnabas, R. V.; Rabinowitz, P. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Epidemiology and Control, 2019, 5, pp e00106
Abstract

In the present study, the tick isolates were collected from Assam state, of northeastern region (NER) and characterized using in vitro bioassay, biochemical and molecular assays. Comparing LC50 value of susceptible IVRI-I and larvae of field isolates, revealed that RF against deltamethrin was...

Author(s)
Deepak Upadhaya; Bhanu Kumar; Sachin Kumar; Sharma, A. K.; Ashutosh Fular; Nisha Bisht; Sharad Srivastava; Boruah, R. R.; Gaurav Nagar; Mukesh Shakya; Tankeswar Nath; Nandi, S. P.; Karivaradharaja, S.; Srikant Ghosh
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2020, 277, pp 109011
Abstract

African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) is a parasitic disease considered to be one of the greatest constraints to cattle production in Tanzania. There is insufficient information on seasonal occurrence of AAT and management practices in Monduli District of the Maasai Steppe ecosystem to guide and...

Author(s)
Kimaro, E. G.; Toribio, J. A. L. M. L.; Gwakisa, P.; Mor, S. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 12, pp 91-98
Abstract

Background: Most malaria vector control programmes rely on indoor residual spraying of insecticides and insecticide-treated bed nets. This is effective against vector species that feed indoors at night and rest inside the house afterwards. In Central America, malaria vectors have different...

Author(s)
Dreyer, S. M.; Leiva, D.; Magaña, M.; Pott, M.; Kay, J.; Cruz, A.; Achee, N. L.; Grieco, J. P.; Vaughan, J. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2019, 18, 296, pp (29 August 2019)
Abstract

Background: Mosquito biting rates and host preferences are crucial determinants of human exposure to vector-borne diseases and the impact of vector control measures. The human landing catch (HLC) is a gold standard method for measuring human exposure to bites, but presents risks to participants by...

Author(s)
Meza, F. C.; Kreppel, K. S.; Maliti, D. F.; Mlwale, A. T.; Mirzai, N.; Killeen, G. F.; Ferguson, H. M.; Govella, N. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2019, 18, 83, pp (18 March 2019)
Abstract

Worldwide, cattle production is struggling to face the negative impacts caused by ticks and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is one of the most harmful ticks for livestock. Most of the people in West Africa depend on cattle farming and subsistence agriculture. The presence of ticks on cattle is...

Author(s)
Adehan, S. B.; Adakal, H.; Gbinwoua, D.; Yokossi, D.; Zoungrana, S.; Toé, P.; Ouedraogo, M.; Gbaguidi, A. M.; Adoligbé, C.; Fandohan, A. B.; Hounmanou, G.; Kakaï, R. G.; Farougou, S.; Clercq, E. M. de
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
EcoHealth, 2018, 15, 2, pp 437-449
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a neglected zoonotic disease with considerable economic and public health burden worldwide, particularly affecting developing countries like Ethiopia. To initiate effective prevention and control of CE, comprehensive data on the local lifecycles of the various...

Author(s)
Terefe, Y.; Addy, F.; Alemu, S.; Mackenstedt, U.; Romig, T.; Wassermann, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 17, pp 100302
Abstract

Fasciola hepatica is a helminth parasite that causes huge economic losses to the livestock industry worldwide. Fasciolosis is an emerging foodborne zoonotic disease that affects both humans and grazing animals. This study investigated the associations between climatic/environmental factors (derived ...

Author(s)
Villa-Mancera, A.; Reynoso-Palomar, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2019, 93, 6, pp 704-710
Abstract

Background: Cryptosporidium spp. are causative agents of gastrointestinal diseases in a wide variety of vertebrate hosts. Mortality resulting from the disease is low in livestock, although severe cryptosporidiosis has been associated with fatality in young animals. Methods: The goal of this...

Author(s)
Hatam-Nahavandi, K.; Ahmadpour, E.; Carmena, D.; Spotin, A.; Bangoura, B.; Xiao LiHua
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 453, pp (14 September 2019)

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