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The liver fluke Dicrocoelium dendriticum (or Dicrocoelium lanceolatum) is a trematode that infects numerous ruminant species, Leporidae, Suidae and Equidae. Occasional cases of human infestation by this parasite have also been reported. D. dendriticum is a very common parasite in some parts of...

Author(s)
Jacquiet, P.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Élevages et Santé, 2008, No.9, pp 51-54
Abstract

The life cycle, pathogenicity, diagnosis and epidemiology of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in cattle are reviewed. Clinical cases from south-west France are described and epidemiological data from a large scale survey in slaughterhouses are reported. Prevalence in this area is about 14% and...

Author(s)
Alzieu, J. P.; Ducos de Lahitte, J.; Bousquet, E.; Bourdenx, L.; Louguet, Y.; Dorchies, P.
Citation
Bulletin des G.T.V., 1996, No. 5, pp 13-26
Abstract

In autumn 1995 a study was made on the use of anthelmintics on 64 farms with 8692 cattle, of which 2658 (30.5%) were cows, 1303 (15%) animals in their first year at pasture, 1363 (15.5%) animals in their second year at pasture, and 2343 (27%) bull calves. Pour-on application of the whole group of...

Author(s)
Souffleux, G.
Citation
Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Vétérinaire Pratique de France, 1996, 80, 1, pp 13-20, 22
Abstract

As assessed by serological tests the prevalence of infestation by F. hepatica was 85.9% on 24 farms with 1664 cattle in the Cantal region of France. Treatment with an anthelmintic (chosen by the veterinarian on the basis of its activity) was given in 2 years to 1107 beef cows on 14 farms 30-40 days ...

Author(s)
Mage, C.; Mauran, A.; Moisset, M.
Citation
Bulletin des G.T.V., 1995, No. 2, pp 11-17
Abstract

A bolus with a slow release of fenbendazole (SRFB) over a 150-day period was given to first year cattle. The efficacy in preventing both pulmonary and gastrointestinal nematode diseases was estimated over 2 years of grazing in the Normandy area of France (1989 and 1990). Animals treated with the...

Author(s)
Stang, J. P. le; Hubert, J.
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 1995, 146, 11, pp 757-764
Abstract

Of 30 Limousin cows that had been kept on the same pasture from April, 1992, 6 were left untreated, 12 were given an anthelmintic active against adult flukes, and 12 an anthelmintic active against adult and larval stages of F. hepatica, when housed for the winter at the end of November. The best...

Author(s)
Mage, C.; Reynal, P. H.
Citation
Bulletin des G.T.V., 1994, No. 2, pp 5-9
Abstract

Two studies were conducted in France in 1993 to determine the efficacy of a single injection of doramectin administered at turn-out, in controlling parasitic gastro-enteritis (PGE) in 2nd season grazing cattle. The doramectin-treated animals were compared to control animals individually treated at...

Author(s)
Dorchies, P.; Gossellin, J.
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 1996, 147, 2, pp 145-150
Abstract

The efficacy and the safety of moxidectin were evaluated in 3 trials (2 controlled trials and 1 critical trial). In the first trial, 6 calves experimentally infected with Bunostomum phlebotomum and Chabertia ovina were treated with a moxidectin 1% injectable formulation (0.2 mg/kg). In the second,...

Author(s)
Basano, F. S.; Traldi, G.; Bossi, P.; Genchi, C.
Citation
Atti della Società Italiana di Buiatria, 1995, 27, pp 345-358
Abstract

The authors report that the regular outbreaks of Babesia bovis infection in cattle in their practice have been prevented by giving a subcutaneous dose of 200 µg/kg ivermectin soon after turn-out in spring, to control the vector tick, Ixodes ricinus. This technique has the advantage of controlling...

Author(s)
Jacob, B.; Descamps, B.
Citation
Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Vétérinaire Pratique de France, 1989, 73, 3, pp 171-174
Abstract

Attempts at the biological control of L. truncatula by the introduction of the predatory snails Zonitoides nitidus, Oxychilus draparnaudi and/or Physa fontalis are discussed and the different methods used are considered. The difficulties and limitations of such programmes, carried out in the...

Author(s)
Ximenes, T.; Rondelaud, D.; Mage, C.; Chermette, R.
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 1993, 24, 149, pp 55-61

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