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Stephanofilariasis, one of the most problematic parasitic diseases caused by Stephanofilaria assamensis, is endemic to Andaman and Nicobar Islands and many other states of India as well as neighbouring countries. The disease could neither be fully controlled nor eradicated from these regions in...

Author(s)
Rai, R. B.; Neeraj Srivastava; Jaisunder; Kundu, A.; Jeykumar, S.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2010, 80, 6, pp 500-505
Abstract

From studies on methods of control of dermatitis in cattle due to Stephanofilaria assamensis in 1988-1991, it was concluded that the control strategy should comprise prompt care of skin wounds by owners, fly control (Musca conducens and M. autumnalis) during the dry months and blanket treatment...

Author(s)
Rai, R. B.; Ahlawat, S. P. S.; Snani, S.
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 1995, 72, 2, pp 187-188
Abstract

In trials with 333 randomly selected cases of Stephanofilaria assamensis infection i.m. or s.c. injection of levamisole at 182 mg/15-20 kg body weight supported by daily topical application of zinc oxide ointment was an effective treatment for humpsore, curing 100% of mild and moderate lesions (2-4 ...

Author(s)
Rai, R. B.; Ahlawat, S. P. S.; Surgriv Singh; Nagarajan, V.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1994, 26, 3, pp 175-176
Abstract

The therapeutic efficacy of diethylcarbamazine citrate, in both injectable and ointment form was evaluated against stephanofilarial dermatitis in cattle under enzootic conditions in the Andaman Islands. The drug in ointment form gave a poor response. Of the two concentrations (10% and 20%) tried, a ...

Author(s)
Rai, R. B.; Ahlawat, S. P. S.; Singh, S.
Citation
Tropical Agriculture, 1992, 69, 1, pp 2-4
Abstract

The prevalence of Stephanofilaria assamensis induced dermatitis among 748 cattle on Neil Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, was investigated. Overall prevalence was found to be 42.38% with males (45.23%) more commonly affected than females (37.76%). There was a direct correlation between...

Author(s)
Rai, R. B.; Pal, R. N.; Saha, P.
Citation
Journal of the Andaman Science Association, 1990, 6, 1, pp 32-34
Abstract

Forty bulls at Guwahati, Assam, and 36 cows and 2 bulls at Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, showing typical lesions of humpsore (Stephanofilaria assamensis infection) were used to evaluate the efficacy of ivermectin 1% w/v injectable solution administered subcutaneously once at 200...

Author(s)
Gill, B. S.; Balakrishnan, P.; Hossain, M.; Singh, J.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1988, 58, 5, pp 552-560
Abstract

Examination of 2069 cattle from 10 rural (village) and 13 urban areas in Andaman and Nicobar, India, in November and December showed 43.5% to be infected with Stephanofilaria assamensis. 57.32% of cattle from rural areas were infected, compared with 31.49% from urban areas. Animals < 1 year old were not infected. Infection was most common on the hump (82.2% of cases) but was also found on the ear, leg and abdomen.

Author(s)
Pal, R. N.; Gupta, I. D.
Citation
Journal of the Andaman Science Association, 1988, 4, 1, pp 58-60
Abstract

An ointment containing diethylcarbamazine, boric acid, resorcinol and crystal violet was applied to lesions on cattle caused by Stephanofilaria assamensis. Lesions were between 4.0 × 2.5 cm and 17.4 × 9.6 cm in dimension. Daily application of the ointment resulted in the healing of lesions; young...

Author(s)
Biswas, P. K.; Pal, R. N.; Nagarajan, V.
Citation
Journal of the Andaman Science Association, 1988, 4, 2, pp 145-146
Abstract

In field trials conducted in both the dry and wet seasons of 1988-91 on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where the disease is endemic, 8 different treatments were evaluated. Treatment was by topical application in cattle with diethylcarbamazine citrate (DECC 20%, 2 applications 10 days apart), or...

Author(s)
Rai, R. B.; Ahlawat, S. P. S.; Saha, P.
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 1993, 70, 4, pp 360-363
Abstract

One hundred and seventy-six cattle, 148 buffaloes and 74 goats in the Port Blair district, Andaman Islands, India, were surveyed for helminth parasites between 1975 and 1977. Stephanofilaria was the most common parasite in cattle (38% infected) and buffaloes (25%) but was not found in goats. ...

Author(s)
Rao, J. R.; Deorani, V. P. S.
Citation
Journal of the Andaman Science Association, 1988, 4, 2, pp 143-144

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