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Abstract

Fasciola hepatica is a trematode parasite with a global distribution, which is responsible for considerable disease and production losses in a range of food producing species. It is also identified by WHO as a re-emerging neglected tropical disease associated with endemic and epidemic outbreaks of...

Author(s)
Beesley, N. J.; Caminade, C.; Charlier, J.; Flynn, R. J.; Hodgkinson, J. E.; Martinez-Moreno, A.; Martinez-Valladares, M.; Perez, J.; Rinaldi, L.; Williams, D. J. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, s1, pp 199-216
Abstract

Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic infection caused by the protozoon Toxoplasma gondii affecting animals worldwide. T. gondii has a facultative heteroxenous life cycle with felids as definitive hosts and a wide range of mammalian and avian species as intermediate hosts. Infectious stages are oocysts...

Author(s)
Moré, G.; Venturini, M. C.; Pardini, L.; Unzaga, J. M.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Parasitic protozoa of farm animals and pets, 2018, pp 149-168
Abstract

Gastrointestinal nematode parasites are important pathogens of all domesticated livestock species. Fecal egg counts (FEC) are routinely used for evaluating anthelmintic efficacy and for making targeted anthelmintic treatment decisions. Numerous FEC techniques exist and vary in precision and...

Author(s)
Paras, K. L.; George, M. M.; Vidyashankar, A. N.; Kaplan, R. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 257, pp 21-27
Abstract

Vaccines against gastrointestinal nematodes are one potential option for the control of parasitic gastroenteritis in ruminants. Excretory/secretory (E/S) and hidden antigens are being studied as candidates for vaccines against Haemonchus spp., which is a major parasite in cattle and small ruminants ...

Author(s)
Bassetto, C. C.; Amarante, A. F. T.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2015, 89, 5, pp 517-525
Abstract

This article discusses the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) disease surveillance report during November 2014 on various parasitic, bacterial and viral diseases in cattle, small ruminants, pigs and poultry. The diagnosis of erysipelas in turkeys, sheep and pigs; parasitic gastroenteritis in...

Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2015, 176, 12, pp 302-305
Abstract

Helminth infections of the gastrointestinal tract and lungs can lead to devastating economical losses to the pastoral based animal production. Farm animals can suffer from malnutrition, tissue damage, and blood loss resulting in impaired production traits and reproduction parameters. In Austria,...

Author(s)
Winter, J.; Rehbein, S.; Joachim, A.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, March, pp 30
Abstract

Bone marrow responses have been identified as key determinants of trypanotolerance in cattle as they determine the ability for hemopoietic cell regeneration and control of anemia. However, not much is known about such responses in Nigerian breed of goats known to show different susceptibilities to...

Author(s)
Abenga, J.; Idowu, T.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2018, 27, 2, pp 455-460
Abstract

More than 70 species of the Superfamily Paramphistomoidea, have been identified in ruminants in different parts of the world. Most are pathogenic, causing amphistomosis. Adult flukes within this family have a predilection for the forestomach (rumen) or bile duct of the liver, where they may cause...

Author(s)
Qasim Ali; Imran Rashid; Shabbir, M. Z.; Haroon Akbar; Kashif Shahzad; Kamran Ashraf; Sargison, N.; Umer Chaudhry
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2018, 67, 5, pp 533-537
Abstract

Fascioliasis, or trematode infestation, is an important disease caused by Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica. Both species are hepatic parasites that affect humans. We have examined the zoonotic aspects of fascioliasis. A total of 80 fresh liver samples were collected from 67 Kedah-Kelantan...

Author(s)
Fazly Ann Zainalabidin; Muhamad Syamsul, N. N. A.; Wan Normaziah, W. O. B.; Geethamalar Sathaya; Mohd Iswadi Ismail
Publisher
Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, Minden, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Life Sciences Research, 2015, 26, 2, pp 121-124
Abstract

Originally described in cattle, conglutinin belongs to the collectin family and is involved in innate immune defense. It is thought that conglutinin provides the first line of defense by maintaining a symbiotic relationship with the microbes in the rumen while inhibiting inflammatory reactions...

Author(s)
Souza, B. M. P. S.; Lambert, S. M.; Nishi, S. M.; Saldaña, G. F.; Oliveira, G. G. S.; Vieira, L. S.; Madruga, C. R.; Almeida, M. A. O.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 12, pp 99-105

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