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Background: Cattle rearing in Cameroon is both economically and culturally important, however parasitic diseases detrimentally impact cattle productivity. In sub-Saharan Africa bovine fasciolosis is generally attributed to F. gigantica, although understanding of Fasciola species present and local...

Author(s)
Kelly, R. F.; Mazeri, S.; Hartley, C.; Hamman, S. M.; Ngwa, V. N.; Nkongho, E. F.; Tanya, V.; Sander, M.; Ndip, L.; Morgan, K. L.; Muwonge, A.; Handel, I.; Bronsvoort, B. M. C. de; Williams, D. J. L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 8, pp (03 January 2019)
Abstract

Despite several decades of chemical control, the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus remains an important constraint for cattle farmers. The regular use of chemicals has led to the development of tick strains that are multi-resistant to acaricides. New methods of tick control are being developed...

Author(s)
Hüe, T.; Fontfreyde, C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 7, pp 1989-1995
Abstract

Actinobacillosis usually is a sporadic infection that affects the tongue in cattle ("wooden tongue") with possible spread to the digestive tract. Two 4-year-old Rouge-des-Prés cows from a single French beef herd were referred for chronic (2-6 months) swelling and cutaneous nodules in the distal...

Author(s)
Relun, A.; Cesbron, N.; Bourdeau, P.; Dorso, L.; Brement, T.; Assié, S.; Christensen, H.; Guatteo, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2019, 33, 1, pp 297-301
Abstract

Three trials were conducted to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of closantel (@ 7.5 mg/kg body weight, orally), fenbendazole (@ 7.5 mg/kg body weight, orally) and ivermectin bolus (@ 0.2 mg/kg body weight, orally) against gastrointestinal (GI) helminth parasites of cattle in central zone of...

Author(s)
Bushra, M.; Shahardar, R. A.; Allaie, I. M.; Wani, Z. A.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2019, 43, 2, pp 289-293
Abstract

Neospora caninum is an apicomplexan protozoan parasite that is a leading cause of abortion in cattle. Detection of parasite-specific DNA by PCR is a highly sensitive method for identifying the presence of N. caninum in a variety of tissues. We developed and validated a probe-based real-time PCR...

Author(s)
Barry, R.; Nissly, R. H.; Feria, W.; Thirumalapura, N.; Tewari, D.; Jayarao, B. M.; Kuchipudi, S. V.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 269, pp 2-6
Abstract

Brucellosis and Toxoplasmosis are important zoonotic diseases, and Neospora caninum is a parasite causing disease in cattle and other animals. Brucella spp. and N. caninum can cause abortions in cattle, and Toxoplasmosis is a relevant cause of abortion for small ruminants, resulting in economic...

Author(s)
Liu Fei; Wang Dan; Yang SiCong; Zhu JunHui; Li JianMing; Shi Kun; Du Rui; Zhao Quan
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2019, 19, 3, pp 217-221
Abstract

Bovine trypanosomosis is a problem in the livestock industry in Nigeria. A longitudinal survey of cattle sampled during the wet and dry seasons was conducted from April 2016 to March 2017. Blood samples were collected by random sampling from 745 cattle in southwest Nigeria and screened for...

Author(s)
Odeniran, P. O.; Macleod, E. T.; Ademola, I. O.; Welburn, S. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2019, 68, 1, pp 1-8
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

Background: Oxyclozanide is an anthelmintic drug that is widely used to treat fasciolosis. However, the pharmacokinetics of oxyclozanide in cattle are not yet clearly understood. The present study was designed to develop a sensitive method to determine oxyclozanide levels in cattle plasma using...

Author(s)
Zhang JiLi; Bai YuBin; Li Bing; Zhou XuZheng; Si HongFei; Zhang JiYu
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 210, pp (24 June 2019)
Abstract

Livestock farming has been an integral part of Nepalese agriculture systems since time immemorial. Giardia duodenalis is a cosmopolitan intestinal parasite present in a wide range of hosts. Very little or no information is reported on the prevalence of giardiasis in livestock of Nepal. This study...

Author(s)
Mahato, M. K.; Singh, D. K.; Rana, H. B.; Acharya, K. P.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2018, 42, 1, pp 122-126

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