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Schistosomiasis remains a serious zoonotic disease in China and the Philippines. Water buffalo and cattle account for the majority of transmission. Vaccination of water buffalo is considered a key strategy to reduce disease prevalence. Previously, we showed that vaccination of water buffalo with...

Author(s)
Da'Dara, A. A.; Li ChangLin; Yu XinLing; Zheng Mao; Zhou Jie; Shollenberger, L. M.; Li YueSheng; Harn, D. A.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Immunology, 2019, 10, February, pp 284
Abstract

Background: The freshwater snail Indoplanorbis exustus is found across India, Southeast Asia, central Asia (Afghanistan), Arabia and Africa. Indoplanorbis is of economic importance in that it is responsible for the transmission of several species of the genus Schistosoma which infect cattle and...

Author(s)
Liu LiAng; Mondal, M. M. H.; Idris, M. A.; Lokman, H. S.; Rajapakse, R. P. V. J.; Satrija, F.; Diaz, J. L.; Upatham, E. S.; Attwood, S. W.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2010, 3, 57, pp (5 July 2010)
Abstract

Schistosoma species have traditionally been arranged in groups based on egg morphology, geographical origins and the genus or family of snail intermediate host. One of these groups is the 'S. indicum group' comprising species from Asia that use pulmonate snails as intermediate hosts. Four members...

Author(s)
Agatsuma, T.; Iwagami, M.; Liu, C. X.; Rajapakse, R. P. V. J.; Mondal, M. M. H.; Kitikoon, V.; Ambu, S.; Agatsuma, Y.; Blair, D.; Higuchi, T.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2002, 76, 1, pp 7-19
Abstract

This paper reports that the prevalence of snails infected with Schistosoma japonicum was reduced in 2 marshland areas of China [Jiangxi Province], when measures were taken to control the sources of infection (residents working in the marshland). The important role of cattle in the transmission of ...

Author(s)
Liu HongYun; Hu Fei; Su LiHua; Liu YaoMin; Yu Jia; Wang LaMei
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitic Disease Control, 1996, 9, 3, pp 182-184
Abstract

140 cattle aged 5-15 months naturally infected with S. spindale were treated with praziquantel, albendazole and triclabendazole. The best results for reducing faecal egg counts were with praziquantel given 25 mg/kg i.m. or 15 mg/kg orally. The other two drugs had little effect on the parasites. The ...

Author(s)
Upatoom, N.; Pholpark, M.; Srihakim, S.; Rompopak, S.; Leidl, K.; Hoerchner, F.
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 1993, 23, 2, pp 107-118
Abstract

The pathology of cattle and buffalo calves naturally infected with S. spindale was studied. PM findings in buffalo calves were similar to those seen in cattle calves. Microscopic lesions and the mean levels of protein alubumin, serum aspartate aminotransferase, and serum alanine aminotransferase of ...

Author(s)
Upatoom, N.; Pholpark, M.; Srihakim, S.; Wapakpetch, S.; Rompopak, S.; Leidl, K.; Haerchner, F.
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 1992, 22, 3, pp 129-143
Abstract

Samples of the lungs, liver and mesentery of 185 cattle, 110 goats and 25 buffaloes were screened for the presence of schistosomes. Faecal samples of 323 cattle and 15 buffaloes, and nasal swabs from 508 cattle, 110 goats and 40 buffaloes were examined. Schistosoma indicum, S. spindale and S....

Author(s)
Rajkhowa, C.; Gogoi, A. R.; Borkakoty, M. R.; Das, M. R.
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 1992, 69, 3, pp 273-275
Abstract

Schistosomiasis generally occurs only in cattle grazing or staying in water infected with schistosomes, but infestation of stall-fed animals has not been reported. In October, 1987, the stall-fed cows of a dairy farm located not far from the Dongxi Lake Wuhan, Hubei, China, exhibited clinical signs ...

Author(s)
Yang, S. D.
Citation
Chinese Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 1992, 18, 11, pp 25
Abstract

The results of an epidemiological investigation of Schistosoma japonicum infection in humans, cattle, buffaloes and other domestic animals, and Oncomelania snails, in 2 villages in China are presented. Chuanxing village is located in a plateau basin in Sichuan Province, and Zhonghe village is...

Author(s)
Zheng Jiang; Gu XueGuang; Qiu ZongLin
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology & Parasitic Diseases, 1996, 14, 1, pp 1-4
Abstract

During 1988 and 1989, the mesenteric veins of 901 cattle were examined for the presence of schistosomes at the Kandy slaughterhouse (Sri Lanka). 281 were infected, giving an overall prevalence of infection of 31.2%. The rate of infection in animals younger than 2 years was less (21.3%) than in...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Vercruysse, J.; Aken, D. van; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.; Moncrieff, C.
Citation
Parasitology, 1991, 102, 2, pp 237-241

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