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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

Livestock farming is central to global food security and to the sustainability of rural communities throughout Europe. Animal health management has a major impact on farming efficiency. Although animal health research has provided effective prevention strategies for the major endemic diseases of...

Author(s)
Charlier, J.; Velde, F. V.; Voort, M. van der; Meensel, J. van; Lauwers, L.; Cauberghe, V.; Vercruysse, J.; Claerebout, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 212, 1/2, pp 62-67
Abstract

Giardia duodenalis causes diarrhoea in humans and a wide range of mammals, including cattle. In cattle, the infection often has a chronic character. Infected calves may excrete cysts for several months, suggesting that Giardia is able to suppress and evade the immune response. In this study six...

Author(s)
Grit, G. H.; Coppernolle, S. van; Devriendt, B.; Geurden, T.; Dreesen, L.; Hope, J.; Vercruysse, J.; Cox, E.; Geldhof, P.; Claerebout, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 202, 3/4, pp 145-155
Abstract

Nematode infections modulate the immune reaction of humans and livestock and may impair immune responses to non-parasitic antigens such as those present in vaccines. In this study, the relationship between antibodies directed against Ostertagia ostertagi, the economically most important nematode...

Author(s)
Charlier, J.; Forbes, A.; Gucht, S. van; Duchateau, L.; Goddeeris, B. M.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2013, 95, 3, pp 1055-1058
Abstract

Giardia duodenalis is a protozoan parasite known to infect animals and humans. Zoonotic transmission of G. duodenalis can occur by the consumption of drinking water produced from surface water that is contaminated by runoff from manure-laden fields or pastures. Although it was previously reported...

Author(s)
Grit, G. H.; Bénéré, E.; Ehsan, A.; Wilde, N. de; Claerebout, E.; Vercruysse, J.; Maes, L.; Geurden, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 184, 2/4, pp 330-334
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

The parasitic mite Psoroptes ovis causes important economic losses in Belgian Blue cattle. Because mange problems vary significantly between farms, a cross-sectional questionnaire survey and subsequent farm visits were performed to identify potential risk factors for P. ovis infections on Belgian...

Author(s)
Sarre, C.; Bleecker, K. de; Deprez, P.; Levecke, B.; Charlier, J.; Vercruysse, J.; Claerebout, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 190, 1/2, pp 216-221
Abstract

Giardia duodenalis is an important intestinal parasite in animals and humans. The role of dendritic cells (DC) in the initiation of the immune response against G. duodenalis is poorly documented. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that G. duodenalis interferes with bovine DC function. ...

Author(s)
Grit, G. H.; Devriendt, B.; Coppernolle, S. van; Geurden, T.; Hope, J.; Vercruysse, J.; Cox, E.; Geldhof, P.; Claerebout, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2014, 36, 4, pp 157-169
Abstract

Giardia and Cryptosporidium are important causes of diarrhoea in Bangladesh. The high prevalence of both parasites in humans and cattle in rural Bangladesh and the common use of water ponds by village inhabitants and their animals suggest a potential for zoonotic transmission. Direct transmission...

Author(s)
Ehsan, A. M.; Geurden, T.; Casaert, S.; Parvin, S. M.; Islam, T. M.; Ahmed, U. M.; Levecke, B.; Vercruysse, J.; Claerebout, E.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 2, pp e0118239
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chemistry, pharmacology and safety of the macrocyclic lactones: doramectin and selamectin.

Author(s)
Conder, G. A.; Baker, W. J.
ISBN
2002 CAB International (H ISBN 0851996175)
Type
Book chapter

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