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Abstract

The role of antibodies in protection against B. bovis infection in cattle is reviewed and it is shown that they are an important effector mechanism. The use of protective antigens for vaccine production is also discussed and it is concluded that prospects are good provided techniques for obtaining...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.
Publisher
World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Perth, W., Australia
Citation
Tropical parasitoses and parasitic zoonoses. (10th Meet. of the WAAVP, Perth, W. Australia, Aug. 1983)., 1983, pp 93-104
Abstract

An account is given of living and killed vaccines against bovine babesiosis, with particular reference to Babesia bovis.

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.
Publisher
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar 125004, Haryana, India
Citation
Haemoprotozoan diseases of domestic animals. (Proc. seminar (CwVA Asian/Australian regions), Haryana Agric. Univ., Hissar, India, 27 Oct. to 1 Nov. 1980.), 1983, pp 132-135
Abstract

A review is given of attempts to produce protection against babesial infection by means of antigens derived from infected blood. So far it has been difficult to identify or isolate the antigens involved.

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.
Publisher
Academic Press, Inc., New York, USA & London, UK
Citation
Babesiosis. (Internat. Conf. on malaria and babesiosis, Mexico City, 30 Apr. -- 4 May 1979)., 1981, pp 475-483
Abstract

Preliminary studies on vaccination against babesiasis using irradiated whole blood or extracts from sonically disrupted parasites are reported.

Author(s)
Wright, I. G.; Mahoney, D. F.
Publisher
Australian Veterinary Association., Artarmon, NSW, Australia
Citation
Australian Advances in Veterinary Science, 1979., 1979, pp 72-73
Abstract

Larvae of Boophilus microplus (Can.) from a culture infected with Babesia argentina were fed on uninfected calves until forms of the organism infective for cattle were produced in the ticks, 3-5 days after attachment. Subcutaneous and intravenous inoculations of homogenates of the whole larvae...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.; Mirre, G. B.
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 1974, 16, 1, pp 112-114
Abstract

Cattle were immunized against infection with a heterologous strain of Babesia argentina by the subcutaneous inoculation of killed antigen mixed with Freund's complete adjuvant. The most effective antigen, infected erythrocyte antigen (IEA), which conferred protection comparable with that conferred...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.; Wright, I. G.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1976, 2, 3, pp 273-282