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Pesticides are used worldwide to control arthropod parasites in cattle herds. The indiscriminate and/or inappropriate use of pesticides without veterinary guidance is a reality in several countries of South America. Improper pesticide use increases the chances of contamination of food and the...

Author(s)
Brito, L. G.; Barbieri, F. S.; Rocha, R. B.; Santos, A. P. L.; Silva, R. R.; Ribeiro, E. S.; Guerrero, F.; Foil, L.; Oliveira, M. C. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2019, 33, 1, pp 121-130
Abstract

Hemotropic mycoplasmas (hemoplasmas) are Gram-negative bacteria that parasitize the erythrocyte surface of a wide variety of mammals. The present study aimed at investigating the occurrence of hemoplasmas in beef cattle in the Brazilian Pantanal, an area endemic for bovine trypanosomiasis in South...

Author(s)
Mello, V. V. C. de; Ramos, I. A. de S.; Herrera, H. M.; Mendes, N. S.; Calchi, A. C.; Campos, J. B. V.; Macedo, G. C.; Alves, J. V. A.; Machado, R. Z.; André, M. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2019, 66, pp 101337
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of antibodies to Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii among 500 cattle (Bos indicus) and 500 buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) using the indirect fluorescent antibody test (IFAT) technique. Blood samples from were collected from water buffalo...

Author(s)
Silva, J. B. da; Nicolino, R. R.; Fagundes, G. M.; Bomjardim, H. dos A.; Reis, A. dos S. B.; Lima, D. H. da S.; Oliveira, C. M. C.; Barbosa, J. D.; Fonseca, A. H. da
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2017, 52, pp 30-35
Abstract

Besnoitia besnoiti is a cyst-forming parasite that has been associated with economic losses in Africa and Europe. Besnoitiosis is considered as a re-emergent disease in the European continent. It is unknown whether cattle are exposed to B. besnoiti in the Americas, thus the aim of this study was to ...

Author(s)
Uzêda, R. S.; Andrade, M. R.; Corbellini, L. G.; Antonello, A. M.; Vogel, F. S.; Gondim, L. F. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 199, 3/4, pp 242-246
Abstract

Trypanosoma vivax affects cattle herds in Africa and Americas and has been spreading rapidly in Brazil, through introduction of animals with subclinical infections and without apparent parasitemia, which makes its diagnosis challenging. PCR and LAMP are effective in detecting the presence of T....

Author(s)
Cadioli, F. A.; Fidelis Junior, O. L.; Sampaio, P. H.; Santos, G. N. dos; André, M. R.; Castilho, K. J. G. de A.; Machado, R. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 214, 1/2, pp 174-177
Abstract

The zoonotic cestode Echinococcus ortleppi (Lopez-Neyra and Soler Planas, 1943) is mainly transmitted between dogs and cattle. It occurs worldwide but is only found sporadically in most regions, with the notable exception of parts of southern Africa and South America. Its epidemiology is little...

Author(s)
Addy, F.; Wassermann, M.; Banda, F.; Mbaya, H.; Aschenborn, J.; Aschenborn, O.; Koskei, P.; Umhang, G.; Rue, M. de la; Elmahdi, I. E.; Mackenstedt, U.; Kern, P.; Romig, T.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2017, 144, 4, pp 450-458
Abstract

Human cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus s.s. is a major public health problem in Iraqi Kurdistan with a reported surgical incidence of 6.3 per 100,000 Arbil inhabitants. A total of 125 Echinococcus isolates retrieved from sheep, goats and cattle were used in this study....

Author(s)
Hassan, Z. I.; Meerkhan, A. A.; Boufana, B.; Hama, A. A.; Ahmed, B. D.; Mero, W. M. S.; Orsten, S.; Interisano, M.; Pozio, E.; Casulli, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 172, pp 201-207
Abstract

Babesia bovis is a tick-transmitted haemoprotozoan and a causative agent of bovine babesiosis, a cattle disease that causes significant economic loss in tropical and subtropical regions. A panel of nineteen micro- and minisatellite markers was used to estimate population genetic parameters of...

Author(s)
Flores, D. A.; Minichiello, Y.; Araujo, F. R.; Shkap, V.; Benítez, D.; Echaide, I.; Rolls, P.; Mosqueda, J.; Pacheco, G. M.; Petterson, M.; Florin-Christensen, M.; Schnittger, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2013, 60, s2, pp 131-136
Abstract

Bovine babesiosis is a tick-borne disease caused mainly by Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina, which are associated to considerable economic losses in cattle herds worldwide. Approximately 60% of buffalo herds in South America are located in Northern Brazil. Little is known about the impact of...

Author(s)
Silva, J. B. da; André, M. R.; Fonseca, A. H. da; Lopes, C. T. de A.; Lima, D. H. da S.; Andrade, S. J. T. de; Oliveira, C. M. C.; Barbosa, J. D.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 3/4, pp 678-681
AbstractFull Text

Figitidae behave as primary parasitoids of dipterous larvae that develop in the feces of cattle and agricultural pests such as fruit flies (Tephritidae) on fruit, Zaprionus indianus Gupta (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in fig cultivations, and Dettmeria euxestae Borgmeier, 1935 (Hymenoptera: Figitidae)...

Author(s)
Marchiori, C. H.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Agricultural Sciences, 2014, 5, 1, pp 84-86

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