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Fasciola hepatica is a pathogenic trematode parasite of ruminants with a global distribution. Here, we briefly review the current epidemiology of bovine fasciolosis in Europe and discuss the progress made over the last decade in the diagnosis, impact on production and prediction of F. hepatica in ...

Author(s)
Charlier, J.; Vercruysse, J.; Morgan, E.; Dijk, J. van; Williams, D. J. L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2014, 141, 3, pp 326-335
Abstract

This paper examined Fasciola prevalence and risk factors among cattle, carabaos and goats in two Philippine municipalities in Nueva Ecija Province: Gabaldon, where no Fasciola reports have been recorded for the past five years, and Muñoz, where fascioliasis has been constantly reported for the past ...

Author(s)
Domingo, C. Y.
Publisher
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RAP Publication, 2014, No.2014/11, pp 138-145
Abstract

This special issue presents abstracts submitted at the Meeting of the Section of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases DVG, held in Hannover, Germany last 2-4 July 2012. The theme of the conference focused on the new challenges in the fight against of parasites in livestock, domestic animals, wild...

Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2012, 40, 4, pp A9-A12
Abstract

The large liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, is one of the major pathogens of pasture grazing ruminants, and gives rise to numerous tissue lesions and intense immune reactions in hosts. F. hepatica can cause significant hepatic damage, in particular lesions of the hepatic parenchyma, resulting from...

Author(s)
Jacquiet, P.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Élevages et Santé, 2008, No.9, pp 43-50
Abstract

Benzimidazole (BZ) resistance is highly prevalent in cyathostomine populations of horses and trichostrongyle populations (mainly Haemonchus) of sheep in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Multiple resistance against BZ, levamisole or macrocyclic lactones (ML) was found in a few sheep or goat farms...

Author(s)
Bauer, C.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2004, 32, 6, pp 306-311
Abstract

Closantel (Flukiver), a salicylanilide antiparasitic compound, was tested in Korean native goats infected with F. hepatica. The goats were given closantel once orally at a dose of 10 mg/kg body weight. Efficacy was monitored weekly by faecal examination of all infected animals starting the 2nd week ...

Author(s)
Lee, C. G.; Cho, S. H.; Kim, J. T.; Lee, C. Y.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1996, 65, 3/4, pp 307-311
Abstract

Triclabendazole (Fasinex) and oxyclozanide (Zanil) were tested in cattle naturally infected with Fasciola gigantica on 2 farms in Kiambu District, Kenya. For triclabendazole, faecal egg counts were reduced by 95.9% on day 14 and 91.5% on day 28 post treatment on Iganjo farm, and by 100% on day 14...

Author(s)
Waruiru, R. M.; Weda, E. H.; Munyua, W. K.
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1994, 42, 3, pp 205-209
Abstract

Fresh faecal samples from 209 cattle and 186 buffaloes from Dhankuta district, Nepal, were examined for Fasciola ova during November and December, 1991. Prevalence of infection was highest in buffaloes (33.3% of 123 infected in a "dry" area and 71.4% of 63 infected in a "wet" area, compared with...

Author(s)
Shrestha, E. K.; Thakur, R. P.; Dhakal, I. P.; Mahato, S. N.
Citation
Veterinary Review (Kathmandu), 1992, 7, 2, pp 47-49
Abstract

140 cattle aged 5-15 months naturally infected with S. spindale were treated with praziquantel, albendazole and triclabendazole. The best results for reducing faecal egg counts were with praziquantel given 25 mg/kg i.m. or 15 mg/kg orally. The other two drugs had little effect on the parasites. The ...

Author(s)
Upatoom, N.; Pholpark, M.; Srihakim, S.; Rompopak, S.; Leidl, K.; Hoerchner, F.
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 1993, 23, 2, pp 107-118
Abstract

Distodin (oxyclozanide) was tested against fascioliasis caused by Fasciola gigantica in naturally infected cattle (n=8), buffaloes (n=8) and goats (n=10) from Maharashtra, India, under field conditions on the basis of reduction of faecal egg counts and necropsy findings. Distodin bolus was...

Author(s)
Ratnaparkhi, M. R.; Shastri, U. V.; Rajurkar, S. R.; Jamkhedkar, P. P.
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 1993, 70, 2, pp 157-159

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