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Abstract

Two groups (groups 2 and 3) of susceptible two-year-old non-splenectomized Hereford cattle and a group (group 1) of splenectomized three-month-old calves of mixed breeds were infected with a virulent Babesia bovis strain. All non-splenectomized cattle were severely affected, and one of six animals...

Author(s)
Wright, I. G.; Waltisbuhl, D. J.; Mahoney, D. F.; Goodger, B. V.
Citation
British Veterinary Journal, 1982, 138, 1, pp 61-69
Abstract

Preliminary studies have demonstrated changes to the lipid metabolism of cattle acutely infected with Babesia bovis. Total lipid, total cholesterol, and phospholipids decreased significantly during infection. Associated with this was a decrease in concentration of serum lipoproteins and a loss of...

Author(s)
Goodger, B. V.; Wright, I. G.; Mahoney, D. F.
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Parasitenkunde, 1981, 65, 3, pp 271-276
Abstract

Serum carboxypeptidase B (SCPB) levels were measured in splenectomized calves and in non-splenectomized cattle infected with three virulent and one avirulent strains of B. bovis, and in splenectomized calves infected with virulent B. bigemina. SCPB levels began falling three days after infection in ...

Author(s)
Wright, I. G.; Mahoney, D. F.; Goodger, B. V.
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Parasitenkunde, 1980, 63, 2, pp 191-194