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Abstract

Experiments were conducted on the induction of immunity to Babesia bovis in cattle with antigen extracted from erythrocytes infected with the parasite. Protection after inoculation with crude parasite-erythrocyte stroma mixtures was as strong as that induced by natural infection. B. bovis appears...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.; Wright, I. G.; Goodger, B. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam, The, Netherlands
Citation
Impact of diseases on livestock production in the tropics. (Proc. 4th Internat. Conf., Kissimmee, Florida, USA, 9-13 May 1983.) (Developments in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 15.), 1984, pp 401-408
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

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.; Goodger, B. V.
Publisher
Academic Press., New York, USA
Citation
Babesiosis, 1981, pp 323-335
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

This paper, which is concerned primarily with the diagnosis in Australia of clinical babesiosis in cattle (caused by Babesia bovis (argentina) and B. bigemina), includes a discussion of the distribution in the continent of the only vector, Boophilus microplus (Can.), which determines occurrence of...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.
Publisher
Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud., Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Workshop on hemoparasites (anaplasmosis and babesiosis) 17-22 March, 1975, Cali, Colombia, 1977, pp 49-62
Abstract

The optimum gel filtration fraction from lysate of B. bovis infected erythrocytes was determined for use as an antigen in an ELISA to diagnose B. bovis infection in cattle. Of 4 enzyme labels tested, horseradish peroxidase was the most suitable. The assay is both sensitive and specific in detecting ...

Author(s)
Waltisbuhl, D. J.; Goodger, B. V.; Wright, I. G.; Commins, M. A.; Mahoney, D. F.
Citation
Parasitology Research, 1987, 73, 2, pp 126-131
Abstract

Plasma samples from cattle recovering from acute B. bovis infection contain cryoprecipitable immune complexes (IC). Production of bovine and rabbit antisera to IC and subsequent serological assays indicated IC contained antigens of both babesial and erythrocytic origin. Vaccination of naive cattle...

Author(s)
Goodger, B. V.; Waltisbuhl, D. J.; Wright, I. G.; Mahoney, D. F.; Commins, M. A.
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 1987, 14, 1, pp 57-65
Abstract

Studies undertaken to determine the underlying epidemiological mechanisms that caused endemic babesiosis in areas of Australia infested with Boophilus microplus and to find methods for prediction that would assist babesiosis control are described. It was concluded that the failure of individual...

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 103-106
Abstract

In studies in Australia, Babesia bovis that had recently been exposed to gamma -radiation or had been re-isolated from cattle infected 12 months previously with irradiated parasites were not transmitted transovarially by Boophilus microplus (Can.), though the parent strain of the pathogen that had...

Author(s)
Wright, I. G.; Mirre, G. B.; Mahoney, D. F.; Goodger, B. V.
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 1983, 34, 1, pp 124-125

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