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CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sample collection.

A number of issues relevant for general practitioners who wish to test populations for diseases without sampling all the animals in the herd are discussed in this chapter. A standard example of a veterinary practice with 100 dairy farms, each with 50 cattle and 35 young stocks, is used. Sample size ...

Author(s)
Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Gottstein, B.; Conraths, F. J.; Buxton, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932114)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Protozoal abortion in farm ruminants: guidelines for diagnosis and control.

This book contains guidelines for the diagnosis and control of protozoal reproduction losses in farm ruminants. This book is comprised of 5 chapters covering the following: reproductive problems in cattle and sheep; sample collection; aetiological diagnosis; differential diagnosis of protozoal...

Author(s)
Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Gottstein, B.; Conraths, F. J.; Buxton, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932114)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aetiological diagnosis.

This chapter covers the techniques and recommendations for the diagnosis of neosporosis, toxoplasmosis, sarcocystosis and tritrichomonosis in animals, particularly in ruminants such as cattle, goat and sheep. The life cycle and biology of the different aetiological agents are presented. The...

Author(s)
Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Gottstein, B.; Conraths, F. J.; Buxton, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932114)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control measures.

This chapter presents several measures employed for controlling neosporosis, toxoplasmosis, sarcocystosis and tritrichomonosis in farm ruminants. The control measures discussed are hygiene, vaccination, drug therapy and quarantine.

Author(s)
Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Gottstein, B.; Conraths, F. J.; Buxton, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932114)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Bovine besnoitiosis is caused by the largely unexplored apicomplexan parasite Besnoitia besnoiti. In cows, infection during pregnancy often results in abortion, and chronically infected bulls become infertile. Similar to other apicomplexans B. besnoiti has acquired a largely intracellular...

Author(s)
Cortes, H.; Leitão, A.; Gottstein, B.; Hemphill, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2014, 141, 11, pp 1406-1417
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Differential diagnosis of protozoal abortion in farm ruminants.

This chapter covers methods for the differential diagnosis of infectious and non-infectious causes of abortion in farm ruminants. The following agents causing abortion in cattle, sheep and goats are discussed: Border disease virus; bovine viral diarrhoea virus; bovine herpesvirus 1; bovine...

Author(s)
Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Gottstein, B.; Conraths, F. J.; Buxton, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932114)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Infections with helminth parasites can negatively affect performance of dairy cows. Knowledge on infection intensity, spatial distributions and risk factors are key to develop targeted treatment strategies. Canada and most EU countries have conducted large investigations, but respective data for...

Author(s)
Frey, C. F.; Eicher, R.; Raue, K.; Strube, C.; Bodmer, M.; Hentrich, B.; Gottstein, B.; Marreros, N.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 250, pp 52-59
Abstract

Switzerland is officially free from bovine Tritrichomonas foetus. While bulls used for artificial insemination (AI) are routinely examined for this pathogen, bulls engaged in natural mating, as well as aborted fetuses, are only very sporadically investigated, indicating that the disease awareness...

Author(s)
Bernasconi, C.; Bodmer, M.; Doherr, M. G.; Janett, F.; Thomann, A.; Spycher, C.; Iten, C.; Hentrich, B.; Gottstein, B.; Müller, N.; Frey, C. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 200, 3/4, pp 289-294
Abstract

The protozoan parasite Tritrichomonas foetus is well known as an important causative agent of infertility and abortion in cattle (bovine trichomonosis). This World Organisation for Animal Health (O.I.E.) notifiable disease is thought to be under control in many countries including Switzerland. In...

Author(s)
Reinmann, K.; Müller, N.; Kuhnert, P.; Campero, C. M.; Leitsch, D.; Hess, M.; Henning, K.; Fort, M.; Müller, J.; Gottstein, B.; Frey, C. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 185, 2/4, pp 138-144
Abstract

Bovine besnoitiosis has been diagnosed in neighboring countries but not in Switzerland so far. This disease occurs endemically in France and focal outbreaks have been reported in Germany and Italy. To determine if Besnoitia besnoiti is introduced into Switzerland through the import of breeding ...

Author(s)
Lesser, M.; Braun, U.; Deplazes, P.; Gottstein, B.; Hilbe, M.; Basso, W.
Publisher
Verlag Hans Huber , Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2012, 154, 11, pp 469-474

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