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Psoroptic mange, caused by Psoroptes ovis, is a problem on many Flemish farms where Belgian blue beef cattle are bred. Two intensive treatment schedules were evaluated on nine Belgian blue farms with a persistent mange problem. On farms 1 to 7, all animals were treated twice (with a...

Author(s)
Sarre, C.; Geurden, T.; Vercruysse, J.; Wilde, N. de; Casaert, S.; Claerebout, E.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2015, 84, 6, pp 311-317
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

Global agriculture will be required to intensify production from a shrinking natural resource base. Helminth infections of ruminants are a major constraint on efficient livestock production. The current challenge is to develop diagnostic methods that detect the production impact of helminth...

Author(s)
Charlier, J.; Voort, M. van der; Kenyon, F.; Skuce, P.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Trends in Parasitology, 2014, 30, 7, pp 361-367
Abstract

Fasciola hepatica is a pathogenic trematode parasite of ruminants with a global distribution. Here, we briefly review the current epidemiology of bovine fasciolosis in Europe and discuss the progress made over the last decade in the diagnosis, impact on production and prediction of F. hepatica in ...

Author(s)
Charlier, J.; Vercruysse, J.; Morgan, E.; Dijk, J. van; Williams, D. J. L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2014, 141, 3, pp 326-335
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 Chapter Info
Cover for Use of macrocyclic lactones to control cattle parasites in Europe.

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

Infestations by gastrointestinal strongyles may be responsible for a significant drop in milk production of dairy cows. Depending on the mode of grassland management and the level of antibodies in the milk of Ostertagia ostertagi tank, the veterinarian can estimate the losses caused by this...

Author(s)
Charlier, J.; Verschave, S.; Claerebout, E.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Reddito, 2015, 10, 5, pp 40-44
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General efficacy of the macrocyclic lactones to control parasites of cattle.

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

Background: Gastrointestinal nematodes are an important cause of reduced performance in cattle. Previous studies in Europe showed that after anthelmintic treatment an average gain in milk production of around 1 kg per day/cow can be expected. However, (1) these studies have mainly evaluated...

Author(s)
Verschave, S. H.; Vercruysse, J.; Forbes, A.; Opsomer, G.; Hostens, M.; Duchateau, L.; Charlier, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2014, 10, 264, pp (14 November 2014)

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