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Toxoplasma gondii is an apicomplex protozoan that infects warm-blooded animals and can be considered a major parasite capable of infecting humans. Domestic chickens can be easily infected by protozoa, since they can ingest oocysts found in the soil and are considered good indicators of...

Author(s)
Camillo, G.; Machado, M. E. A.; Weber, A.; Cadore, G. C.; Menezes, F. R.; Pardini, L.; Sangioni, L. A.; Vogel, F. S. F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 7, pp 1351-1357
Abstract

Neosporosis is an infectious disease caused by Neospora caninum, a protozoan parasite that has worldwide distribution and is responsible for enormous economic losses in cattle. Birds are considered a good bioindicator of environmental contamination, since they feed on the ground, being exposed to ...

Author(s)
Barros, L. D. de; Taroda, A.; Martins, T. A.; Miura, A. C.; Seixas, M. de; Sammi, A. S.; Sasse, J. P.; Minutti, A. F.; Cunha, I. A. L. da; Vidotto, O.; Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 174, pp 132-135
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum are two intracellular apicomplexan protozoa with worldwide distribution, and are responsible for reproductive disorders in sheep and cattle. These protozoa may infect a wide variety of domestic and wild animals, including birds, and backyard chickens can be...

Author(s)
Camillo, G.; Cadore, G. C.; Ferreira, M. S. T.; Braünig, P.; Maciel, J. F.; Pivoto, F. L.; Sangioni, L. A.; Vogel, F. S. F.
Publisher
FACTA - Fundação APINCO de Ciência e Tecnologia Avícolas, Campinas, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Poultry Science, 2015, 17, 2, pp 263-265
Abstract

Toxoplasmosis is one of the most common parasitic zoonoses throughout the world. Infection in man and animals varies in different geographical areas influenced by many environmental conditions. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in cattle in Brazil ranges from 1.03 to 71%. A...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, G. R.; Munhoz, A. D.; Teixeira, M.; Flausino, W.; Medeiros, S. M. de; Lopes, C. W. G.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2011, 31, 4, pp 287-290
Abstract

Nitroimidazoles are a class of veterinary drugs used for the treatment and prevention of certain bacterial and protozoal diseases in poultry, swine dysentery and genital trichomoniasis in cattle. Since the safety assessment of nitroimidazoles showed them to be genotoxic, carcinogenic and mutagenic, ...

Author(s)
Granja, R. H. M. M.; Nino, A. M. M.; Reche, K. V. G.; Giannotti, F. M.; Lima, A. C. de; Wanschel, A. C. B. A.; Salerno, A. G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Food Additives and Contaminants A, 2013, 30, 6, pp 970-976
Abstract

Introduction: The blood meal source of sandflies provides valuable information about the vector/host interaction and allows for an understanding of American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) transmission mechanisms. The aim of this study was to identify the blood meal sources of Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) ...

Author(s)
Baum, M.; Ribeiro, M. C. V. da C.; Lorosa, E. S.; Damasio, G. A. C.; Castro, E. A. de
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2013, 46, 5, pp 560-565
Abstract

Neospora caninum is an obligate intracellular parasite, forming cysts that affect many domestic and wild animals, having greater importance in canine and bovine species due neurological and reproductive problems. Canids of the genus Canis are recognized as the only definitive hosts of N. caninum...

Author(s)
Esmerini, P. de O.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Ocorrência e isolamento de Toxoplasma gondii e Neospora spp. em equideos do Brasil, 2013, pp 89 pp.
Abstract

The Toxoplasmatinae parasites Toxoplasma gondii, Neospora caninum and Hammondia spp. have carnivores as definitive hosts that shed the parasite oocysts in their feces. Birds that feed directly from the soil, such as chickens, are exposed to infection and may serve as indicators of the presence of...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, I. N.; Uzêda, R. S.; Lacerda, G. A.; Moreira, R. R. N.; Araújo, F. R.; Oliveira, R. H. M.; Corbellini, L. G.; Gondim, L. F. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 190, 1/2, pp 74-79
Abstract

This issue contains 30 articles covering various animal disease surveillance strategies as well as control and eradication of important animal diseases. Topics discussed also include epidemiology, risk analysis, diagnosis, vaccines and various aspects of animal welfare and production.

Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2011, 30, 3, pp 653-983
AbstractFull Text

With its over all theme on Animal hygiene and sustainable livestock production, this third volume presents papers submitted at the Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of the International Society for Animal Hygiene, held in Vienna, Austria, on 3-7 July 2011. The Congress aims at giving...

Author(s)
Köfer, J.; Schobesberger, H.
Publisher
Tribun EU, Brno, Czech Republic
Citation
Animal hygiene and sustainable livestock production. Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of the International Society for Animal Hygiene, Vienna, Austria, 3-7 July 2011, Volume 3, 2011, pp 1021-1451

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