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This chapter emphasizes the research performed on canine and bovine neosporosis during almost three decades after its description. This parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Neospora caninum is associated with neuromuscular disorders in dogs and abortions in cattle. Neosporosis was first...

Author(s)
Moore, D. P.; Venturini, M. C.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Parasitic protozoa of farm animals and pets, 2018, pp 125-148
Abstract

Use of acaricides is one of the key strategies to protect cattle herds on pasture against tick infestation with Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Unfortunately, the constant exposure to drugs has led to a selection of resistance to most of the chemical classes. Under these conditions it is even...

Author(s)
Lovis, L.; Epe, C.; Kaminsky, R.; Sager, H.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Ectoparasites: drug discovery against moving targets, 2018, pp 109-118
Abstract

The ten currently described Besnoitia species belong to those coccidians - Apicomplexa - that produce tissue cysts worldwide in domestic and wild ungulates, equids, rodents, lagomorphs, marsupials, and reptiles, which all act species-specifically as intermediate host. While the life cycles of those ...

Author(s)
Mehlhorn, H.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Parasitic protozoa of farm animals and pets, 2018, pp 169-185
Abstract

Babesia spp. are intraerythrocytic tick-transmitted apicomplexan protozoans, considered to be the second most commonly found parasites in the blood of mammals after trypanosomes. Ever since the discovery of parasitic inclusions in erythrocytes of cattle by Victor Babes, a great number of Babesia...

Author(s)
Ganzinelli, S.; Rodriguez, A.; Schnittger, L.; Florin-Christensen, M.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Parasitic protozoa of farm animals and pets, 2018, pp 215-239
Abstract

Use of acaricides is one of the key strategies to protect cattle herds on pasture against tick infestation with Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Control of cattle ticks with chemical compounds started at the end of the nineteenth century with the use of arsenic. This acaricide class was...

Author(s)
Sager, H.; Lovis, L.; Epe, C.; Kaminsky, R.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Ectoparasites: drug discovery against moving targets, 2018, pp 95-107
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disease and herd health management.

This chapter presents the disease affecting calves and adult cattle focusing on the aetiology, diagnosis, prevention and control of these diseases. Topics on herd health assurance schemes and notifiable cattle diseases and legislation concerning cattle health and disease were also included.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of neonates and calves.

This chapter discusses the two organ systems, respiratory and alimentary systems, of the growing dairy and beef calves which are particularly susceptible to diseases. Topics included in this chapter will deal with infectious agents responsible for the entities of calf pneumonia and calf scours;...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the nervous system.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, complications and differential diagnosis of the different nervous system diseases of the cattle which include degeneration (toxicity and mineral deficiencies); inflammation due to prion, viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal or parasitic infections;...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, pathology, and differential diagnosis of the diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract (oral cavity, oesophagus, forestomachs and abomasum), lower gastrointestinal tract (small and large intestines) and peritoneum of cattle. The diseases are composed...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspectes and differential diagnosis of the diseases of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas of cattle. Bovine liver diseases include metabolic and toxic disorders (lipidosis and hepatotoxicity), inflammation (bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections),...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter

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