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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

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

Cooperia oncophora is one of the most common intestinal nematodes in cattle. It is also the dose-limiting species for the most frequently used anthelmintics, and consequently, the species usually involved in reports of anthelmintic resistance. However, little information is available on its...

Author(s)
Verschave, S. H.; Rose, H.; Morgan, E. R.; Claerebout, E.; Vercruysse, J.; Charlier, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 223, pp 111-114
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

Ostertagia ostertagi is considered one of the most economically important bovine parasites. As an alternative to anthelmintic treatment, an experimental host-protective vaccine was previously developed on the basis of ASP proteins derived from adult worms. Intramuscular injection of this vaccine,...

Author(s)
Meulder, F. van; Coppernolle, S. van; Borloo, J.; Rinaldi, M.; Li, R. W.; Chiers, K.; Broeck, W. van den; Vercruysse, J.; Claerebout, E.; Geldhof, P.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infection and Immunity, 2013, 81, 5, pp 1798-1809
Abstract

This review discusses the immune responses to gastrointestinal nematodes in cattle and the different immunological and parasitological parameters used to assess acquired immunity. Measuring acquired immunity to gastrointestinal nematodes in cattle (e.g. for the evaluation of candidate parasite...

Author(s)
Claerebout, E.; Vercruysse, J.
Citation
Parasitology, 2000, 120, supplement, pp S25-S42
Abstract

The study investigated whether the susceptibility of calves to an early Schistosoma mattheei infection may be modified by intake of colostrum from infected cows. Twelve calves born to non-infected mothers were randomly divided into 2 groups of 6. The animals from group 1 were fed colostrum...

Author(s)
Gabriël, S.; Bont, J. de; Phiri, I. K.; Masuku, M.; Riveau, G.; Schacht, A. M.; Billiouw, M.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2002, 125, 6, pp 537-544
Abstract

The evolution of antigenically distinct pathogen strains that fail to cross-protect is well documented for pathogens controlled primarily by humoral immune responses. Unlike antibodies, which recognise native proteins, protective T cells can potentially recognise epitopes in a variety of proteins...

Author(s)
Morrison, W. I.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2007, 148, 1, pp 21-30
Abstract

The potential of a recombinant Schistosoma bovis 28-kDa glutathione S-transferase (rSb28GST) to protect cattle against Fasciola hepatica was tested in a vaccination trial. Thirty-two calves were randomly divided into four groups of eight animals. Calves of the three vaccine groups received two...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Claerebout, E.; Riveau, G.; Schacht, A. M.; Smets, K.; Conder, G.; Brake, D. A.; Capron, A.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2003, 113, 2, pp 135-144
Abstract

The objective of this study was to elucidate whether calves born to infected dams had been primed against Schistosoma mattheei antigens. Infection-confirmed, pregnant cows were randomly selected for monitoring their offspring. Pre-colostral serum was collected from the neonates for the detection of ...

Author(s)
Gabriël, S.; Ververken, C.; Vercruysse, J.; Duchateau, L.; Phiri, I. K.; Goddeeris, B. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2007, 144, 1/2, pp 61-67

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