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Bovine trichomoniasis is a notifiable, reproductive disease of cattle caused by the parasite Tritrichomonas foetus. Culturing with modified Diamond's medium (MDM) is required to increase the low number of organisms received from a preputial sample, but is limited in application to remote areas as...

Author(s)
Rush, G.; Reynolds, M. W.; Calvani, N. E. D.; Šlapeta, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 9, pp 1184-1187
Abstract

Theileriosis refers to the clinical disease caused by organisms from the genus Theileria, tick-borne haemoprotozoans infecting a diverse range of mammalian hosts. In Australia, Theileria spp. have been identified in both domestic and wildlife species but the bovine parasite, Theileria orientalis,...

Author(s)
Jenkins, C.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Microbiology Australia, 2018, 39, 4, pp 215-219
Abstract

The tropical cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, is one of the most damaging parasites that affects cattle in tropical and subtropical regions in the world. Tick resistance to acaricides is dispersed worldwide and a number of associated mutations in target site genes have been described....

Author(s)
Castro Janer, E.; Klafke, G. M.; Fontes, F.; Capurro, M. L.; Schumaker, T. S. S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 4, pp 761-765
Abstract

Smallholder cattle production in many developing tropical countries including Laos is compromised by widespread endoparasitism, with limited farmer knowledge of parasites and facilities for administration of therapeutics. We report a pilot study examining the potential for triclabendazole provided...

Author(s)
Windsor, P. A.; Nampanya, S.; Kinnavong, B.; Phommasone, P.; Bush, R. D.; Khounsy, S.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2019, 59, 4, pp 787-793
Abstract

This study aimed to assess current worm control practices used by Australian alpaca farmers with an online questionnaire survey. The questionnaire contained questions about farm demography and general husbandry practices, farmers' knowledge about gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) and their...

Author(s)
Rashid, M. H.; Stevenson, M. A.; Campbell, A. J. D.; Vaughan, J. L.; Beveridge, I.; Jabbar, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 265, pp 91-100
Abstract

Tongue worms utilise herbivorous mammals as intermediate hosts and reside in the nasopharynx of carnivores as their definitive hosts. A recent study in south eastern Australia showed an unexpectedly high infection (67%) of wild dogs with these parasites. The present study aimed at determining the...

Author(s)
Shamsi, S.; Loukopoulos, P.; McSpadden, K.; Baker, S.; Jenkins, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2018, 67, 5, pp 597-600
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) of humans and animals is caused by various species of Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato. Of these, E. granulosus sensu stricto has the widest geographical distribution and is the most important agent of human cystic echinococcosis. Previous molecular studies showed that ...

Author(s)
Laatamna, A. E.; Ebi, D.; Brahimi, K.; Bediaf, K.; Wassermann, M.; Souttou, K.; Romig, T.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 1, pp 89-96
Abstract

Recent molecular and sero-surveillance studies of the tick-borne pathogen Hepatozoon canis have identified new hosts, potential vector species, and have revealed that H. canis is more widespread than previously thought. We report the first diagnosed case of canine hepatozoonosis in Australia from a ...

Author(s)
Greay, T. L.; Barbosa, A. D.; Rees, R. L.; Paparini, A.; Ryan, U. M.; Oskam, C. L.; Irwin, P. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2018, 48, 11, pp 805-815
Abstract

This study reports an outbreak of oriental theileriosis in dairy cattle imported to Vietnam from Australia. Following clinical and pathological diagnoses, a total of 112 cattle blood samples were divided into three groups and tested using multiplexed tandem PCR. Group 1 were from aborted heifers in ...

Author(s)
Gebrekidan, H.; Nelson, L.; Smith, G.; Gasser, R. B.; Jabbar, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2017, 144, 6, pp 738-746
Abstract

A series of placebo-controlled trials were conducted in horses, cattle and goats in different seasons and bioclimatic regions of New South Wales and Queensland, Australia, to evaluate the ability of BioWorma®, a feed supplement containing the spores of Duddingtonia flagrans IAH 1297, to reduce the...

Author(s)
Healey, K.; Lawlor, C.; Knox, M. R.; Chambers, M.; Lamb, J.; Groves, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 258, pp 124-132

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