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Leishmaniasis is considered a parasitic disease that still causes serious consequences for mankind, because it presents a high mortality rate worldwide. Considered multi-hosts, the parasites of the genus Leishmania are able of infecting a wide variety of animal species. The dog was considered the...

Author(s)
Paixão-Marques, M. dos S.; Alves-Martin, M. F.; Guiraldi, L. M.; Santos, W. J. dos; Lemos, F. A. de; Sánchez, G. P.; Richini-Pereira, V. B.; Lucheis, S. B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 7, pp 911-913
Abstract

The aim of this study was to compare plasma progesterone (P4) concentrations in nonlactating, multiparous Holstein cows (n=24) treated with 2 types of intravaginal implants containing either 1.0 or 1.9 g of P4 either at the first use or during reuse of the implants after sanitizing the implant by...

Author(s)
Melo, L. F.; Monteiro, P. L. J.; Oliveira, L. H.; Guardieiro, M. M.; Drum, J. N.; Wiltbank, M. C.; Sartori, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2018, 101, 4, pp 3537-3544
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Repeatability coefficients (r) for tick resistance and Babesia bovis infection levels and the correlation (ρ) between these traits were estimated in beef heifers, using artificial infestations and short intervals between measurements. Forty heifers, including 20 Bos taurus taurus (Caracu) and 20...

Author(s)
Maiorano, A. M.; Giglioti, R.; Oliveira, M. C. S.; Oliveira, H. N.; Cyrillo, J. N. S. G.; Mercadante, M. E. Z.; Silva, J. A. I. I. V.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2019, 59, 5, pp 938-944
Abstract

Dermatobia hominis is an ectoparasite that infests various species of mammals, including cattle, impairing the quality of cowhides and leather. After observing natural infestation with D. hominis larvae in cattle on two farms in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, we evaluated the efficacy of two...

Author(s)
Neves, J. H. das; Carvalho, N.; Amarante, A. F. T.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 212, 3/4, pp 483-486
Abstract

The biological and genetic diversity of Neospora caninum is very limited because of availability of only a few viable isolates worldwide. This study describes the isolation and biological and molecular characterization of a new viable isolate of N. caninum (NC-SP1), from a cattle in Brazil....

Author(s)
Oliveira, S.; Soares, R. M.; Aizawa, J.; Soares, H. S.; Chiebao, D. P.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Regidor-Cerrillo, J.; Silva, N. Q. B.; Gennari, S. M.; Pena, H. F. J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2017, 144, 6, pp 707-711
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Next-generation deep amplicon sequencing, or metabarcoding, has revolutionized the study of microbial communities in humans, animals and the environment. However, such approaches have yet to be applied to parasitic helminth communities. We recently described the first example of such a method -...

Author(s)
Avramenko, R. W.; Redman, E. M.; Lewis, R.; Bichuette, M. A.; Palmeira, B. M.; Yazwinski, T. A.; Gilleard, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2017, 47, 13, pp 893-902
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This study focused on estimating the economic losses resulting from cysticercosis at beef cattle farms that supply an export slaughterhouse located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, and to identify the epidemiological risks factors involved in the disease to ascertain if these farms adopt Good...

Author(s)
Rossi, G. A. M.; Hoppe, E. G. L.; Mathias, L. A.; Martins, A. M. C. V.; Mussi, L. A.; Prata, L. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 118, 4, pp 504-508
Abstract

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is frequently used in the control of animal diseases. In Brazil, the most impacting economical loss in the beef supply chain is bovine cysticercosis. This study focused on assessing the prevalence and geospatial distribution of bovine cysticercosis in 19...

Author(s)
Rossi, G. A. M.; Martins, I. V. F.; Campos, R. F. de; Soares, L. F. S.; Almeida, H. M. de S.; Mathias, L. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 145, pp 145-149
Abstract

Vesicular stomatitis (VS) is an infectious viral disease that affects bovines, equines, swine, wild animals and humans. As it is indistinguishable from other vesicular diseases, mainly Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), it causes restrictions in commercial livestock trade at national and international...

Author(s)
Arruda, R. C. N. de; Segundo, J. M. F.; Soares, B. A.; Martins, N. R. S.; Barçante, T. A.; Barçante, J. M. P.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2015, 35, 5, pp 391-395
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine if Toxoplasma gondii was present in aborted bovine fetuses in Brazil. Histopathology of 105 cases with suspected infectious abortion, analyzed during the period from 2006 to 2008 at Centro de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento de Sanidade Animal of Instituto...

Author(s)
Cabral, A. D.; Camargo, C. N.; Galleti, N. T. C.; Okuda, L. H.; Pituco, E. M.; Fava, C. del
Publisher
Instituto Biológico, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Arquivos do Instituto Biológico (São Paulo), 2013, 80, 1, pp 103-105

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