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The taxonomy, economic impact, zoonotic implications, treatment, prevention and control of Echinococcus spp. are described.

Author(s)
Umhang, G.; Danan, C.; Boué, F.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Reddito, 2017, 12, 5, pp 65-67
Abstract

A total of eight Giardia species are accepted. These include: Giardia duodenalis (syn. Giardia intestinalis and Giardia lamblia), which infects humans and animals, Giardia agilis, Giardia ardeae, Giardia psittaci, Giardia muris, Giardia microti, Giardia peramelis and G. cricetidarum, which infect...

Author(s)
Ryan, U.; Zahedi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Advances in Parasitology, 2019, 106, pp 209-254
AbstractFull Text

Morro do Diabo State Park (MDSP) is a significant remnant of the Atlantic Rain Forest in Brazil and is surrounded by rural properties. In that area, wild and domestic animals and humans are in close contact, which facilitates the two-way flow of infectious diseases among them. We assessed...

Author(s)
Sevá, A. da P.; Pena, H. F. de J.; Nava, A.; Sousa, A. O. de; Holsback, L.; Soares, R. M.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 1, pp 12-18
Abstract

Pentastomids are obligate zoonotic arthropod parasites utilising canids and vulpids as their definitive hosts and several herbivorous species as their intermediate hosts. Reported only 10 times in Australia over the last 150 years as incidental findings, adult Pentastomids referred to as Linguatula ...

Author(s)
Shamsi, S.; McSpadden, K.; Baker, S.; Jenkins, D. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2017, 6, 3, pp 271-277
Abstract

The Echinococcus granulosus tapeworm is responsible for cystic echinococcosis (CE), a zoonotic disease with worldwide distribution. The life cycle of the parasite is mainly domestic and takes place between dogs and livestock species. A slaughterhouse survey was conducted in 2012 in the Republic of...

Author(s)
Chihai, O.; Umhang, G.; Erhan, D.; Boué, F.; Tălămbutcedilla˜ă, N.; Rusu, Scedilla˜.; Zamornea, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2016, 90, 3, pp 279-283
Abstract

Objective: To identify the endemic areas and situation of echinococcosis in China. Methods: Nine provinces and autonomous regions (Nei Mongol, Sichuan, Tibet, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Yunnan, Shaanxi and Xinjiang) were involved in this study during 2012-16. Results: 413 counties were surveyed, of...

Author(s)
Wu WeiPing; Wang Hu; Wang Qian; Zhou XiaoNong; Wang LiYing; Zheng CanJun; Cao JianPing; Xiao Ning; Wang Ying; Zhu YaoYu; Niu YanLin; Xue ChuiZhao; Zeng XiangMan; Fang Qi; Han Shuai; Yu Qing; Yang ShiJie; Fu Qing; Bai XueFei; Tian Tian; Li JunJian; Zhang MengYuan; Wu WenTing; Zhang ShanShan; Hou YanYan; Feng Yu (et al)
Publisher
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, 2018, 36, 1, pp 1-14
Abstract

Objective: To investigate the prevalence of echinococcosis in Lhasa. Methods: A stratified cluster sampling method was used to select 8 counties (Damxung, Lhünzhub, Nyêmo, Maizhokunggar, Dagzê, Qüxü, Doilungdegen and Chengguan) in Lhasa City to investigate the prevalence of echinococcosis, and they ...

Author(s)
Ciren LaMu; Yan XinLiu; Danzhen WangJiu; Long ZhangYou; Danzeng QuZhen; Ai JiaJia; Wang DongMing; Li JingZhong
Publisher
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, 2018, 36, 1, pp 58-62
Abstract

The infectious status and risk factors of toxoplasmosis in domestic pigs, cattle and chickens were reviewed in this paper. Seroprevalence of pigs in different regions showed significant differences, that were highest in Chongqing, at 71.9%. Risk factors linked with T. gondii infection in pigs...

Author(s)
Zheng Bin; Li JinNa
Publisher
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Health and Epidemiology Center of China, QuidDoa, China
Citation
China Animal Health Inspection, 2016, 33, 3, pp 67-70
Abstract

Toxoplasmosis, a cosmopolitan zoonosis, is caused by an apicomplexan, obligate, intracellular protozoan parasite, Toxoplasma gondii. Nearly all animals, including humans, are at risk owing to its broad geographical distribution. The authors searched published data related to T. gondii in databases, ...

Author(s)
Khan, M. U.; Rashid, I.; Akbar, H.; Islam, S.; Riaz, F.; Nabi, H.; Ashraf, K.; Singla, L. D.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2017, 36, 3, pp 981-996
AbstractFull Text

This issue presents the proceedings of the 35 Scientific Conference of the Tanzania Veterinary Association, held in Arusha, Tanzania, last 5-7 December 2017. Topics of papers focused on the feeding, breeding, welfare, and reproduction of animals as well as on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases ...

Publisher
Tanzania Veterinary Association, Morogoro, Tanzania
Citation
Tanzania Veterinary Journal, 2017, 35, pp 7-249

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