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Amphistomiasis, caused by species of Paramphistomatidae is an economically important disease in ruminants. Explanatum explanatum is a very common amphistome in bile ducts and gall bladder of cattle and buffaloes worldwide where as in goats, it is exclusively found in Asian countries. Screening of...

Author(s)
Chennuru Sreedevi; Devi, V. R.; Annapurna, P.; Malakondaiah, P.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2017, 41, 3, pp 750-753
Abstract

Detecting the genera and species of gastrointestinal (GI) nematode infections in faecal samples obtained from cattle requires the incubation of faeces ('larval culture') followed by identification of the third-stage larvae that are harvested after 10-14 days. Substantial research in the development ...

Author(s)
Roeber, F.; Hassan, E. B.; Skuce, P.; Morrison, A.; Claerebout, E.; Casaert, S.; Homer, D. R.; Firestone, S.; Stevenson, M.; Smith, L.; Larsen, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 239, pp 62-75
AbstractFull Text

The objectives of the current study were to find the prevalence and phenotyping of adult Haemonchus contortus in sheep, goats and cattle from different geographical areas of Pakistan. We used 300 abomasa collected from slaughtered animals with total worm burden of 1950 and only adult worms were...

Author(s)
Rehana Bibi; Kiran Afshan; Khan, I. A.; Zubaria Iqbal; Kayani, A. R.; Muhammad Mushtaq; Muhammad Irfan; Mazhar Qayyum; Hassan, M. F.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 2017, 37, 2, pp 170-174
Abstract

The study was conducted to determined seasonal prevalence of fasciolosis and compare between its conventional diagnosis and serological identification in ruminants slaughtered at Maiduguri abattoir, northeastern Nigeria. Nine hundred samples each of faeces and blood; that is 300 each from cattle,...

Author(s)
Liba, J. W.; Francis, M. I.; Atsanda, N. N.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2017, 65, 1, pp 25-35
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis is a zoonotic and prevalent disease which causes health problems and economic looses worldwide. The biochemical components of hydatid cyst fluid (HCF) have important role in metabolism and growth of unilocular hydatid cyst. The aim of the current study was to determine HCF...

Author(s)
Yakhchali, M.; Asri-Rezaie, S.; Samimirad, S.; Rezaie, H.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2017, 41, 4, pp 1098-1101
Abstract

Halicephalobus gingivalis is an opportunistic parasite which is known to cause fatal meningoencephalomyelitis primarily in equines but sporadically also in humans. In April 2014, laboratory examination of the head of a young dairy calf, euthanized due to severe central nervous system symptoms,...

Author(s)
Enemark, H. L.; Hansen, M. S.; Jensen, T. K.; Larsen, G.; Al-Sabi, M. N. S.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 218, pp 82-86
Abstract

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is a fatal infection in most cases, caused by the amoeba flagellate Naegleria fowleri. This report describes the first cases of PAM in Algeria, in a cow and a ewe from Batna, north-eastern Algeria. The death of both ruminants occurred a week after the first ...

Author(s)
Benterki, M. S.; Ayachi, A.; Bennoune, O.; Régoudis, E.; Pélandakis, M.
Publisher
EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis Cedex A, France
Citation
Parasite, 2016, 23, pp 11
Abstract

The interaction between nutritional status and gastrointestinal nematode infection in ruminants and considers the influence of the parasite on host metabolism and the effect of host nutrition on the establishment and survival of parasite populations, the development of the host-immune response and...

Author(s)
Rajesh Kumar; Nayak, S.; Pankaj Jain; Singh, A. K.; Jha, A. K.; Malapure, C. D.; Ram, P. K.
Publisher
Journal of Interacademicia, Nadia, India
Citation
Journal of Interacademicia, 2016, 20, 2, pp 295-302
Abstract

The global increase in anthelmintic resistant nematodes of ruminants, together with consumer concerns about chemicals in food, necessitates the development of alternative methods of control for these pathogens. Subunit recombinant vaccines are ideally placed to fill this gap. Indeed, they are...

Author(s)
Matthews, J. B.; Geldhof, P.; Tzelos, T.; Claerebout, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2016, 38, 12, pp 744-753
Abstract

Objective: The purpose of the present study was morphometric and molecular characterization of Fasciola isolates from ruminants in Iran. Methods: Flukes were collected from the livers of 54 naturally infected sheep and cattle. The proportion of body length to width (L/W) of each fresh fluke was...

Author(s)
Akhlaghi, E.; Mohammadi, M. A.; Ziaali, N.; Baneshi, M. R.; Nasibi, S.; Kamyabi, H.; Rostami, S.; Harandi, M. F.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2017, 41, 4, pp 192-197

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