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Abstract

Originally described in cattle, conglutinin belongs to the collectin family and is involved in innate immune defense. It is thought that conglutinin provides the first line of defense by maintaining a symbiotic relationship with the microbes in the rumen while inhibiting inflammatory reactions...

Author(s)
Souza, B. M. P. S.; Lambert, S. M.; Nishi, S. M.; Saldaña, G. F.; Oliveira, G. G. S.; Vieira, L. S.; Madruga, C. R.; Almeida, M. A. O.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 12, pp 99-105
Abstract

Background: Recent reports of transmission interruption of Onchocerca volvulus, the causing agent of river blindness, in former endemic foci in the Americas, and more recently in West and East Africa, raise the question whether elimination of this debilitating disease is underway after long-term...

Author(s)
Eisenbarth, A.; Achukwi, M. D.; Renz, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2016, 10, 2, pp e0004392
Abstract

This study was designed to compare information on parasitic diseases occurrence in nomadic cattle herds in Abyei area. Parasitic diseases constitute a major problem, and formed 53% of the total diseases recorded in the clinical records. Veterinary drug centers records also revealed that, within...

Author(s)
Alkareem, I. B. G.; Abdelgadir, A. E.; Elmalik, K. H.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Cell and Animal Biology, 2012, 6, 6, pp 88-98
Abstract

Skin microfilarial (mff) densities, adult worm recovery and embryogenesis in gravid female worms were used to evaluate the efficacy of Chloroquine, Ivermectin and Artemether against Onchocerca gutturosa in three groups of five natural y infected zebu calves 2-3 years old. Chloroquine and Artemether ...

Author(s)
Husna, M. E.; Saadia, A. Y.; Elmansoury, Y. H.; Osman, A. Y.; Majid, A. M.; Renz, A.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2010, 58, 3, pp 230-238
Abstract

In a comparative study involving the use of ivermectin, chloroquine and artemether against Onchocerca gutturosa in calves, the plasma nitrate/nitrite concentration was measured. Following treatment and clearance of skin mff, the plasma nitrate/nitrite concentrations rose significantly and showed...

Author(s)
Husna, M. E.; Saadia, A. Y.; Osman, A. Y.; Elmansoury, Y. H.
Publisher
Sudanese Journal of Public Health, Khartoum, Sudan
Citation
Sudanese Journal of Public Health, 2009, 4, 3, pp 321-324
Abstract

The serum biochemistry was investigated in three groups of calves naturally infected with Onchocerca gutturosa and treated with ivermectin, chloroquine and artemether. Results revealed that the administration of any of the aforementioned drugs did not significantly (P>0.05) affect liver or...

Author(s)
Elbashir, H. M.; Younis, S. A.; Elmansoury, Y. H. A.; Seri, H. I.; Osman, A. Y.; A/Majid, A. M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Citation
Assiut Veterinary Medical Journal, 2008, 54, 118, pp 147-155
Abstract

This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of the parasitic diseases in different animal species in Kassala area, eastern Sudan during 2004 up to 2006. A total of 1396 samples which were referred to Kassala Veterinary Research Lab were retrospectively studied. The samples were collected...

Author(s)
Omer, M. M.; Ahmed, A. M.; Abusalab, S. M. A.
Publisher
Medwell Publishing, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Veterinary Research (Pakistan), 2007, 1, 3, pp 68-70
Abstract

Author(s)
Mohamed, E. H.; Fadia, Y. A.; Abdulla, A. F.; Adam, D. A.
Citation
Sudan Journal of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, 1998, 37, 1/2, pp 114-120
Abstract

A survey was done between 1979 and 1981 of Fasciola, Paramphistomum, gastrointestinal nematodes and theileriosis in 397 cattle herds of the Dinka (315), Fellata (74) and unidentified (eight) tribes of southern Sudan. The apparent prevalences were below 51% for all herds. The local breed differences ...

Author(s)
Majok, A. A.; Zessin, K. H.; Baumann, M. P. O.; Farver, T. B.
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1993, 15, 1, pp 25-33
Abstract

At Omdurman abattoir, large nodular masses were found on the funicular side of the ligamentum nuchae of 2 cows of 9-10 years of age. The nodules contained O. gutturosa, around which were massive numbers of eosinophils. This is thought to be the first report of massive nodular lesions due to this...

Author(s)
El-Sinnary, K. A.; Hussein, M. F.; Hussein, S. H.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1994, 47, 2, pp 183-184

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