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The present study was carried out to assess the prevalence of gastrointestinal helminth infections among wild and domestic ruminants in the Cholistan desert of Pakistan. For this purpose, 1010 faecal samples of different species of ruminants including cattle (n=300), sheep (n=250), goats (n=100),...

Author(s)
Zahid Farooq; Shakila Mushtaq; Zafar Iqbal; Shahnaz Akhtar
Publisher
Friends Science Publishers, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2012, 14, 1, pp 63-68
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the more economically important nematode infections in livestock and companion animals. The aetiology, epidemiology and geographical distribution, life cycle and pathogenesis, pathological findings, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, control and public health...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.
Publisher
Caister Academic Press, Wymondham, UK
Citation
Essentials of veterinary parasitology, 2011, pp 37-69
Abstract

T. rhodesii was found in the eyes of 149 of 643 bovine heads (23%) that were examined at the abattoir of Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines, during the period February 1994 to February 1995. In nearly half of the animals both eyes were infected and an average of 4.1 worms per infected animal was...

Author(s)
Aken, D. van; Dargantes, A. P.; Lagapa, J. T.; Vercruysse, J.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1997, 66, 1/2, pp 125-129
Abstract

Trihedron sticky traps were used to monitor the prevalence and intensity of Thelazia spp. in face flies associated with 2 groups of cattle. Traps were set for 24 h once a week beginning 2 weeks before cattle were turned out to pasture following winter housing and continued until flies reached...

Author(s)
Kennedy, M. J.
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 1994, 80, 2, pp 321-326
Abstract

Sixteen crossbred beef cattle, 6-8 months of age, were used to determine the efficacy of ivermectin in a pour-on formulation against natural infections of Thelazia spp. Cattle were weighed on Day 0, ranked in descending order by bodyweight and sequentially paired. Within each pair, one animal was...

Author(s)
Kennedy, M. J.; Holste, J. E.; Jacobsen, J. A.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1994, 55, 3, pp 263-266
Abstract

The eyes from 410 beef cattle grazing 6 range pasture zones in Alberta, Canada, were dissected and examined for species of Thelazia. 38 (9.3%) contained eyeworms: 25 (6.1%) contained T. skrjabini alone, 3 (0.7%) contained T. gulosa alone, and 10 (2.4%) had a mixed infection of T. skrjabini and T....

Author(s)
Kennedy, M. J.
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 1993, 79, 6, pp 866-869
Abstract

The distribution of T. skrjabini in the eyes of 297 cattle in Alberta, Canada, was examined from necropsies on 297 animals. Although the overall prevalence in 227 beef cattle (21.5%) was similar to that in 70 dairy cattle (25.7%), in general, worms were more abundant in beef than in dairy animals....

Author(s)
Kennedy, M. J.; Moraiko, D. T.; Goonewardene, L.
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 1990, 76, 2, pp 196-200
Abstract

A total of 1322 eyes obtained from slaughtered cattle throughout Alberta, Canada, were examined for eyeworms. Each eye was partitioned into 9 sites and all eyeworms were recorded by site. 700 eyeworms were recovered from 121 infected eyes. The distribution of Thelazia skrjabini across the 9 sites...

Author(s)
Kennedy, M. J.; MacKinnon, J. D.
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 1994, 80, 4, pp 501-504
Abstract

One hundred cattle with confirmed natural infections of T. rhodesii were included in 3 studies to evaluate the efficacy of ivermectin for the treatment of eyeworm infection. T. rhodesii were counted in situ in each eye of each animal on day 0 (prior to treatment) and the cattle were paired by the...

Author(s)
Soll, M. D.; Carmichael, I. H.; Scherer, H. R.; Gross, S. J.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1992, 42, 1/2, pp 67-71
Abstract

Ivomek [ivermectin] was tested in small scale field trials on young cattle with natural Thelazia gulosa infection in the Moscow region, Russia. A subcutaneous injection of 1 ml/50 kg bwt was 92 to 92.9% effective.

Author(s)
Engashev, S. V.
Publisher
Moskovskaya Veterinarnaya Akademiya (Moscow Veterinary Academy), Moscow, Russia,
Citation
Aktual'nye voprosy infektsionnykh i invazionnykh boleznei zhivotnykh., 1993, pp 12-13

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