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Besnoitia besnoiti is a protozoan parasite known to cause important economic losses in the cattle industry in Africa, Asia and the Mediterranean area. In the last years, (re-) emergence of the parasite has been reported in France, Germany, Hungary and Italy with in some cases, establishment of an...

Author(s)
Vanhoudt, A.; Pardon, B.; Schutter, P. de; Bosseler, L.; Sarre, C.; Vercruysse, J.; Deprez, P.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2015, 84, 4, pp 205-211
Abstract

During 1988 and 1989, the mesenteric veins of 901 cattle were examined for the presence of schistosomes at the Kandy slaughterhouse (Sri Lanka). 281 were infected, giving an overall prevalence of infection of 31.2%. The rate of infection in animals younger than 2 years was less (21.3%) than in...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Vercruysse, J.; Aken, D. van; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.; Moncrieff, C.
Citation
Parasitology, 1991, 102, 2, pp 237-241
Abstract

S. nasale was detected in 12.6% of 1393 cattle slaughtered in Kandy, Sri Lanka, between January and December 1987. The prevalence was significantly lower in March (3%) than in other months (10-17%). The prevalence of infection, number of lesions and severity of lesions increased with increasing age ...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Aken, D. van; Vercruysse, J.; Fransen, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Parasitology, 1989, 98, 2, pp 197-202
Abstract

Of 1249 male cattle examined in the slaughterhouse at Kandy, Sri Lanka, during 1987, 40% were infected with M. laryngeus (range 34 to 52%). The infection rate was highest (47%) in 2- to 2.5-year-old animals. In infected animals an average of 6.4 parasite pairs was found with higher numbers in older ...

Author(s)
Aken, D. van; Bont, J. de; Fransen, J.; Vercruysse, J.
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 1989, 63, 1, pp 47-52
Abstract

From 2 farms near Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 7 of 10 European cross-bred cows naturally infected with S. nasale were treated orally with praziquantel powder suspended in water at 20 mg/kg body weight; 3 were untreated controls. Lesion scores, and numbers of miracidia and eggs in 1 ml nasal secretion,...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Aken, D. van; Vercruysse, J.; Fransen, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 1989, 12, 4, pp 455-458
Abstract

Infectivity and cercarial production of I. exustus related to variation of miracidial dose (1, 4, 10 or 20) of S. nasale and S. spindale from Sri Lanka were studied. The intermediate host-parasite relationships of the 2 schistosome species showed marked differences under the conditions of...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Vercruysse, J.; Aken, D. van; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 1991, 65, 1, pp 1-7

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