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This book chapter discusses liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) and their snail intermediate hosts (Galba truncatula, Lymnaea auricularia), its molluscan intermediate hosts, G. truncatula habitats, snail movement, survival under unfavourable conditions, developmental stages, infection of the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Fasciolosis, caused by the trematode Fasciola hepatica, is considered one of the most important parasitosis in dairy cattle due to significant economic losses. The main objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of fasciolosis in dairy cattle slaughtered at São Miguel Island (SMI)...

Author(s)
Barbosa, R.; Pinto, C.; Garcia, P.; Rodrigues, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 17, pp 100319
Abstract

Author(s)
Otter, A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2019, 184, 5, pp 146-148
Abstract

The Lymnaeidae constitute a family of freshwater gastropod molluscs whose diversity and ecology have been infrequently studied throughout Colombia. Some lymnaeid species act as intermediate hosts of trematode parasites, which are of great importance in both the veterinary and medical fields. Among...

Author(s)
Pereira, A. E.; Uribe, N.; Pointier, J. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2020, 20,
Abstract

Infection by Fasciola species was investigated in seven districts of Dakhla Oasis, Egypt, through abattoir inspection of cattle livers for adult worms and sedimentation of faecal samples from local cattle to detect Fasciola eggs. In addition, lymnaeid snails collected from the study area were...

Author(s)
Arafa, W. M.; Hassan, A. I.; Snousi, S. A. M.; El-Dakhly, K. M.; Holman, P. J.; Craig, T. M.; Aboelhadid, S. M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2018, 92, 1, pp 56-63
Abstract

Eighteen species of Dendromonocotyle Hargis, 1955 (Monogenea: Monocotylidae) have so far been described from elasmobranchs worldwide. In this paper, two new species are described; Dendromonocotyle tsutsumii n. sp. from the skin of the Japanese eagle ray, Myliobatis tobijei Bleeker from Tokyo Bay...

Author(s)
Kitamura, A.; Ogawa, K.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Systematic Parasitology, 2019, 96, 2, pp 233-243
Abstract

Author(s)
Matthews, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2018, 48, 35, pp 20, 22
AbstractFull Text

Fasciola spp. are the causative agents of fascioliasis in humans and livestock. Before the development of control and management measures, the geographical distribution of the species and patterns of infection must be considered. Because of difficulties in the phenotypic differentiation and...

Author(s)
Chikowore, A. J.; Zishiri, O. T.; Mukaratirwa, S.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2019, 86, 1,
Abstract

Trematode infections in ruminants cause severe economic losses by causing acute and chronic disease in cattle. This study was conducted to investigate the occurrence of trematode infections in cattle and their snail intermediate hosts in Kilosa District. A total of 341 cattle were examined for the...

Author(s)
Mlekwa, R. S.; Nzalawahe, J.; Kassuku, A. A.
Publisher
Tanzania Veterinary Association, Morogoro, Tanzania
Citation
Tanzania Veterinary Journal, 2017, 32, 1, pp 78-86
Abstract

In Vietnam, especially central Vietnam, patients with fascioliasis are increasingly being reported. Since the fascioliasis is zoonotic, survey on the cattle fascioliasis should be informative for the control of human fascioliasis. In this study, the prevalence of cattle fascioliasis as well as the...

Author(s)
Nga Thi Nguyen; Thinh Cong Le; Minh Duc Co Vo; Hoang Van Cao; Ly Thi Nguyen; Khanh Thi Ho; Quyet Ngoc Nguyen; Vui Quang Tran; Matsumoto, Y.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2017, 79, 6, pp 1035-1042

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