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Gastrointestinal nematodes (GIN) are responsible for enormous economic losses worldwide. The use of anthelmintic drugs reduces the parasitic burden in ruminants. However, the excessive use of these drugs triggers anthelmintic resistance in these parasites, which leads to a worrisome inefficacy of...

Author(s)
García-Hernández, C.; Rojo-Rubio, R.; Olmedo-Juárez, A.; Zamilpa, A.; Mendoza de Gives, P.; Antonio-Romo, I. A.; Aguilar-Marcelino, L.; Arece-García, J.; Tapia-Maruri, D.; González-Cortazar, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2019, 200, pp 16-23
Abstract

Gastrointestinal (GIT) parasite infections result in significant economic losses to ruminant livestock production. To determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with GIT parasite infections in livestock from Ghana, a cross-sectional survey was conducted in cattle and small ruminants kept...

Author(s)
Squire, S. A.; Robertson, I. D.; Yang, R.; Ayi, I.; Ryan, U.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2019, 199, pp 105126
Abstract

In the Central European conditions, three species of Babesia have epidemiological significance as human pathogens - Babesia divergens, B. microti and B. venatorum. Tick Ixodes ricinus is considered as their main vector, wild mammals as the animal reservoir. The zoonotic cycles of small and large ...

Author(s)
Karbowiak, G.; Biernat, B.; Stańczak, J.; Werszko, J.; Szewczyk, T.; Sytykiewicz, H.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Parazytologiczne (Polish Parasitological Society), Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Parasitology, 2018, 64, 4, pp 265-284
Abstract

Theileriosis poses a serious threat to ruminants in tropical and subtropical countries. It is a tick-borne disease, caused by an apicomplexan parasite, Theileria. The high disease burden in animals causes huge economic losses to marginal farmers. Further, with increasing cases of resistance to...

Author(s)
Kar, P. P.; Anand Srivastava
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Immunology, 2018, 9, October, pp 2213
Abstract

Small ruminants are an important source of animal protein and of special importance in those areas where cattle are of lesser importance. The study was conducted determined current prevalence of fasciolosis in sheep and goats in the semi-arid zone of northeast Nigeria. About 300 samples each from...

Author(s)
Liba, J. W.; Atsanda, N. N.; Francis, M.; Taluvwa, A. B.; Mustapha, F. B.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2018, 66, 1, pp 135-145
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Author(s)
Keeton, S. T. N.; Navarre, C. B.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice, 2018, 34, 1, pp 201-208
Abstract

A survey of parasitic diseases of cattle and sheep diagnosed in Southern Brazil, from January 1978 to December 2014, was conducted in the Laboratório Regional de Diagnóstico, of Universidade Federal de Pelotas. In cattle 10.1% of all cases diagnosed were parasitic diseases, of which the most common ...

Author(s)
Oliveira, P. A. de; Ruas, J. L.; Riet-Correa, F.; Coelho, A. C. B.; Santos, B. L.; Marcolongo-Pereira, C.; Sallis, E. S. V.; Schild, A. L.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2017, 37, 8, pp 797-801
Abstract

Food-borne parasitic zoonoses are major threats to human health and only next to the 'big three' such as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Linguatula serrata is a food-borne zoonotic pentastomid that affects a wide range of animals including humans. Dogs and other carnivores are the final hosts while ...

Author(s)
Rafiqul Islam; Anisuzzaman; Hossain, M. S.; Zahangir Alam; Ausraful Islam; Khan, A. H. N. A.; Kabir, M. E.; Hatta, T.; Abdul Alim; Tsuji, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 13, pp 135-140
Abstract

Hard ticks are ectoparasites that infest animals prompting severe transmittable infections. It is aimed to identify then characterize spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsioses in ticks and their hosts from smallholdings and Bedouin communities in Egypt desert including; North West Coast, Western...

Author(s)
Allam, N. A. T.; El-Moghazy, F. M.; Abdel-Baky, S. M. M.
Publisher
Society of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, India
Citation
Journal of Advanced Pharmacy Education and Research, 2018, 8, 1, pp 64-74
Abstract

Background: Fasciola hepatica has always represented a threat to Irish livestock because the Irish climate is highly suitable for the main local intermediate host of the parasite, the snail Galba truncatula. The recent clinical emergence of infections due to Calicophoron daubneyi has raised the...

Author(s)
Naranjo-Lucena, A.; Corbalán, M. P. M.; Martínez-Ibeas, A. M.; McGrath, G.; Murray, G.; Casey, M.; Good, B.; Sayers, R.; Mulcahy, G.; Zintl, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 531, pp (29 September 2018)

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