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Background: Worldwide, Fasciola hepatica infection causes high production losses in the livestock industry. Recently, studies have analyzed the association between measurements of F. hepatica infection intensity and herd management practices. The aim of the present study, the first of its kind in a ...

Author(s)
Arenal, A.; García, Y.; Quesada, L.; Velázquez, D.; Sánchez, D.; Peña, M.; Suárez, A.; Díaz, A.; Sánchez, Y.; Casaert, S.; Dijk, J. van; Vercruysse, J.; Charlier, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 336, pp (8 November 2018)
Abstract

This study was conducted to determine the incidence of anthelmintic resistance in Europe by analysing peer-reviewed literature of goats, sheep and cattle affected by Haemonchus contortus, Teladorsagia and Trichostrongylus nematodes. It was shown that there was resistance in the investigated...

Author(s)
Rose, H.; Rinaldi, L.; Bosco, A.; Mavrot, F.; Waal, T. de; Skuce, P.; Charlier, J.; Torgerson, P. R.; Hertzberg, H.; Hendrickx, G.; Vercruysse, J.; Morgan, E. R.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2015, 176, 21, pp 546
Abstract

Due to the development of anthelmintic resistance, there have been calls for more sustainable nematode control practices. Two important concepts were introduced to study and promote the sustainable use of anthelmintics: targeted treatments (TT), where the whole flock/herd is treated based on...

Author(s)
Charlier, J.; Morgan, E. R.; Rinaldi, L.; Dijk, J. van; Demeler, J.; Höglund, J.; Hertzberg, H.; Ranst, B. van; Hendrickx, G.; Vercruysse, J.; Kenyon, F.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2014, 175, 10, pp 250-255
Abstract

Cystic Echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) is a neglected helminth zoonosis affecting humans and various animal species. Human CE has been reported in almost all countries of sub-Saharan Africa but its prevalence and public health impact are subject to large...

Author(s)
Worku Tigre; Benti Deresa; Adane Haile; Gabriël, S.; Victor, B.; Pelt, J. van; Devleesschauwer, B.; Vercruysse, J.; Dorny, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 215, pp 17-21
Abstract

Increasing threats from anthelmintic resistant nematode populations warrant and motivate a reappraisal of chemotherapeutic strategies for nematode control in ruminant livestock and horses. The objective of this paper is to present a guideline for the evaluation of products containing two or more...

Author(s)
Geary, T. G.; Hosking, B. C.; Skuce, P. J.; Samson-Himmelstjerna, G. von; Maeder, S.; Holdsworth, P.; Pomroy, W.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 190, 1/2, pp 306-316
CABI Book Info
Cover for Macrocyclic lactones in antiparasitic therapy.

This book contains 14 chapters on macrocyclic lactones (MLs). Chapter 1 covers chemistry, pharmacology and drug safety and chapter 2 deals with pharmacokinetics. New information on the mode of action emphasizing glutamate-gated chloride ion channels are reviewed in chapter 3. The impact of MLs on...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Rew, R. S.
ISBN
2002 CAB International (H ISBN 0851996175)
Type
Book
Abstract

Resistance to anthelmintics is an increasing problem in sheep, goat and cattle industries worldwide. For parasite management on farms reliable methods for the detection of resistance are required and it is important that tests give comparable, reproducible and reliable results in different...

Author(s)
Demeler, J.; Küttler, U.; El-Abdellati, A.; Stafford, K.; Rydzik, A.; Varady, M.; Kenyon, F.; Coles, G.; Höglund, J.; Jackson, F.; Vercruysse, J.; Samson-Himmelstjerna, G. von
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 174, 1/2, pp 58-64
Abstract

To determine and compare the prevalence of trypanosome infections in different livestock species (cattle, pigs and goats) in areas where game animals are scarce and livestock constitute the main food source of tsetse, a survey was conducted on the plateau of the Eastern Province of Zambia in Katete ...

Author(s)
Simukoko, H.; Marcotty, T.; Phiri, I.; Geysen, D.; Vercruysse, J.; Bossche, P. van den
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2007, 147, 3/4, pp 231-238
Abstract

Before revised World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP) guidelines on the detection of anthelmintic resistance can be produced, validation of modified and new methods is required in laboratories in different parts of the world. There is a great need for improved...

Author(s)
Coles, G. C.; Jackson, F.; Pomroy, W. E.; Prichard, R. K.; Samson-Himmelstjerna, G. von; Silvestre, A.; Taylor, M. A.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2006, 136, 3/4, pp 167-185
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chemistry, pharmacology and safety of the macrocyclic lactones: ivermectin, abamectin and eprinomectin.

Author(s)
Shoop, W.; Soll, M.
ISBN
2002 CAB International (H ISBN 0851996175)
Type
Book chapter

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