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Background: Despite the highest population, the productivity of Ethiopian livestock is low, and the direct contribution to the national economy is limited. Poor genetic potential, shortage of feed in quantity and quality, poor health care and management practices are the main contributors to low...

Author(s)
Getachew Mebrahtu Welay; Dawit Gebremichael Tedla; Gebreyohans Gebru Teklu; Shishay Kahsay Weldearegay; Mearg Belay Shibeshi; Haftom Hadush Kidane; Berhe Beyene Gebrezgiabher; Teklehaymanot Huluf Abraha
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 293, pp (26 September 2018)
Abstract

Background: Gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) can cause significant economic losses in alpacas due to lowered production of fibre and meat. Although no anthelmintics are registered for use in alpacas, various classes of anthelmintics are frequently used to control parasitic gastroenteritis in...

Author(s)
Rashid, M. H.; Vaughan, J. L.; Stevenson, M. A.; Campbell, A. J. D.; Beveridge, I.; Jabbar, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 388, pp (4 July 2018)
Abstract

Larvae of Hypoderma spp. could greatly impair livestock production by causing subcutaneous myiasis to develop in warbles under the skin of domestic and wild ruminants and other mammals, such as cattle. In this study, the full-length transcriptome sequence of the third instar larvae of H. sinense...

Author(s)
Fan Ping; Kang Ming; Zhang RuiQiang
Publisher
Parlar Scientific Publications, Freising, Germany
Citation
Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 2018, 27, 5A, pp 3290-3299
Abstract

Cysticercosis and fasciolosis are zoonosis with public health and economic importance. A retrospective study was conducted with the objective to determine the prevalence and economic losses associated with meat condemnation in Ouagadougou abattoir due to two parasitic zoonosis: fasciolosis and...

Author(s)
Dahourou, L. D.; Ndayikeza, C.; Savadogo, M.; Gbati, O. B.
Publisher
International Formulae Group (IFG), Dschang, Cameroon
Citation
International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 2018, 12, 5, pp 2226-2235
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii is a zoonotic protozoan of worldwide distribution. The present study provides information on risk factors affecting T. gondii infection in domestic and free-ranging wild ungulates sharing habitats in Mediterranean ecosystems in Spain. Serum samples from 482 extensively reared...

Author(s)
Almería, S.; Cabezón, O.; Paniagua, J.; Cano-Terriza, D.; Jiménez-Ruiz, S.; Arenas-Montes, A.; Dubey, J. P.; García-Bocanegra, I.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2018, 117, 3, pp 665-671
Abstract

Bovine besnoitiosis, a parasitic disease caused by Besnoitia besnoiti, has been reported mainly in beef cattle raised under extensive pastoral systems and is considered to be re-emerging in Western Europe. Horizontal transmission probably occurs either by means of blood sucking arthropods or as a...

Author(s)
Gutiérrez-Expósito, D.; Arnal, M. C.; Martínez-Durán, D.; Regidor-Cerrillo, J.; Revilla, M.; Luco, D. L. F. de; Jiménez-Meléndez, A.; Calero-Bernal, R.; Habela, M. A.; García-Bocanegra, I.; Arenas-Montes, A.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Álvarez-García, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 223, pp 7-13
Abstract

Neospora caninum protozoa is globally acknowledged as one of the major causes of bovine abortions. The main host of Neospora are canids; ruminants, birds and rodents - or dogs - among other animals can act as intermediate hosts. Cattle can get infection through feed or water contaminated with dogs' ...

Author(s)
Seppänen, V.; Syrjälä, P.; Skryzkopf, T.; Kukowski, D.; Korpikallio, A.; Taponen, J.
Publisher
Suomen Eläinlääkäriliitto, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Suomen Eläinlääkärilehti, 2016, 122, 2, pp 66-73
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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
Abstract

Recent studies have reported that routinely used whole or soluble Besnoitia besnoiti tachyzoite (TZ) extract-based ELISAs potentially give rise to a high number of false-positive results, which may compromise control and the epidemiological studies of bovine besnoitiosis. Thus, western blot (WB)...

Author(s)
García-Lunar, P.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Schares, G.; Diezma-Díaz, C.; Álvarez-García, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 244, pp 176-182
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Background: A retrospective observational study was conducted to identify fascioliasis hotspots, clusters, potential risk factors and to map fascioliasis risk in domestic ruminants in Bangladesh. Cases of fascioliasis in cattle, buffalo, sheep and goats from all districts in Bangladesh between 2011 ...

Author(s)
Rahman, A. K. M. A.; Islam, S. K. S.; Talukder, M. H.; Hassan, M. K.; Dhand, N. K.; Ward, M. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2017, 10, 228, pp (8 May 2017)

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