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This study aimed to determine the prevalence and assemblages of Giardia duodenalis present in Scottish beef and dairy cattle at different ages, to try to ascertain if cattle could play a role in the spread of zoonotic assemblages of Giardia. A total of 388 fecal samples (128 beef and 253 dairy,...

Author(s)
Bartley, P. M.; Roehe, B. K.; Thomson, S.; Shaw, H. J.; Peto, F.; Innes, E. A.; Katzer, F.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 9, pp 1123-1130
Abstract

Neospora caninum, the causative agent of neosporosis, is recognised as a significant trigger of abortion and productivity losses in cattle worldwide. Current information regarding to the prevalence of N. caninum in Thailand is limited due to the limitations of detection methods and the difficulty...

Author(s)
Japa, O.; Nuangmek, A.; Prakhammin, K.; Flynn, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2019, 70, pp 98-101
Abstract

Besnoitia besnoiti is the causative agent of bovine besnoitiosis, a chronic and debilitating disease of cattle that recently re-emerged and seems to be spreading in Europe. A cross-sectional serological study was carried out in different cattle herds in Catalonia, north-eastern Spain, to determine...

Author(s)
Garrido-Castañé, I.; Romero, A. O.; Espuny, J. C.; Hentrich, B.; Basso, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2019, 69, pp 71-74
Abstract

Neospora caninum is a commonly diagnosed cause of reproductive losses in farmed ruminants worldwide. This study examined 495 and 308 samples (brain, heart and placenta) which were collected from 455 and 119 aborted cattle and sheep fetuses, respectively. DNA was extracted and a nested Neospora ITS1 ...

Author(s)
Bartley, P. M.; Guido, S.; Mason, C.; Stevenson, H.; Chianini, F.; Carty, H.; Innes, E. A.; Katzer, F.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 7, pp 979-982
Abstract

This study aimed to determine the relationship between the variation in plasma concentration of ivermectin 3.15% over time and its efficacy against the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. In addition, a trial was conducted to infer if the application of successive treatments with...

Author(s)
Nava, S.; Rossner, M. V.; Ballent, M.; Mangold, A. J.; Lanusse, C.; Lifschitz, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 268, pp 81-86
Abstract

The infection of neonatal calves with Cryptosporidium parvum can have a huge economic impact because diarrhea caused by the parasite sometimes results in death. A serodiagnostic system will be helpful in the diagnosis of C. parvum infection. CpP23 is commonly used as an antigen for enzyme-linked...

Author(s)
Ichikawa-Seki, M.; Fereig, R. M.; Masatani, T.; Kinami, A.; Takahashi, Y.; Kida, K.; Nishikawa, Y.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2019, 69, pp 8-12
Abstract

Trypanocide resistance remains a huge challenge in the management of animal African trypanosomiasis. Paucity of data on the prevalence of multi-drug resistant trypanosomes has greatly hindered optimal veterinary management practices. We use mathematical model predictions to highlight appropriate...

Author(s)
Wangwe, I. I.; Wamwenje, S. A.; Mirieri, C.; Masila, N. M.; Wambua, L.; Kulohoma, B. W.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 6, pp 774-780
Abstract

This study investigated the local immune response at larval attachment sites in Santa Gertrudis cattle with low and high levels of tick resistance. Skin samples with tick larvae attached were collected from Santa Gertrudis cattle at the end of a period of 25 weekly infestations, when the animals...

Author(s)
Constantinoiu, C. C.; Lew-Tabor, A.; Jackson, L. A.; Jorgensen, W. K.; Piper, E. K.; Mayer, D. G.; Johnson, L.; Venus, B.; Jonsson, N. N.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2018, 40, 4, pp e12515
Abstract

In cattle, antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii infection are frequently detected, but evidence for the presence of T. gondii tissue cysts in cattle is limited. To study the concordance between the presence of anti-T. gondii IgG and viable tissue cysts of T. gondii in cattle, serum, liver and diaphragm...

Author(s)
Opsteegh, M.; Spano, F.; Aubert, D.; Balea, A.; Burrells, A.; Cherchi, S.; Cornelissen, J. B. W. J.; Dam-Deisz, C.; Guitian, J.; Györke, A.; Innes, E. A.; Katzer, F.; Limon, G.; Possenti, A.; Pozio, E.; Schares, G.; Villena, I.; Wisselink, H. J.; Giessen, J. W. B. van der
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2019, 49, 7, pp 515-522
Abstract

Theileria parva is a tick-transmitted, apicomplexan protozoan found in buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and cattle in eastern, central and southern Africa. The parasite causes a fatal, lymphoproliferative disease in susceptible cattle. Previous studies have shown that the parasites in buffalo comprise a...

Author(s)
Sitt, T.; Henson, S.; Morrison, W. I.; Toye, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 269, pp 21-27

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