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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

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

This study focused on estimating the economic losses resulting from cysticercosis at beef cattle farms that supply an export slaughterhouse located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, and to identify the epidemiological risks factors involved in the disease to ascertain if these farms adopt Good...

Author(s)
Rossi, G. A. M.; Hoppe, E. G. L.; Mathias, L. A.; Martins, A. M. C. V.; Mussi, L. A.; Prata, L. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 118, 4, pp 504-508
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In Brazil, the tick Rhipicephalus microplus is a serious problem for beef and milk cattle due to the damage caused directly to the animal. Ticks are responsible for major economic losses related to production, especially in breeds of European origin, prevalent in Southern Brazil. The use of most...

Author(s)
Pazinato, R.; Klauck, V.; Grosskopf, R. K.; Rosa, L. dalla; Volpato, A.; Baretta, D.; Stefani, L. M.; Silva, A. S. da
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2014, 42, pp 1206
Abstract

Nitroimidazoles are a class of veterinary drugs used for the treatment and prevention of certain bacterial and protozoal diseases in poultry, swine dysentery and genital trichomoniasis in cattle. Since the safety assessment of nitroimidazoles showed them to be genotoxic, carcinogenic and mutagenic, ...

Author(s)
Granja, R. H. M. M.; Nino, A. M. M.; Reche, K. V. G.; Giannotti, F. M.; Lima, A. C. de; Wanschel, A. C. B. A.; Salerno, A. G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Food Additives and Contaminants A, 2013, 30, 6, pp 970-976
Abstract

This issue contains 30 articles covering various animal disease surveillance strategies as well as control and eradication of important animal diseases. Topics discussed also include epidemiology, risk analysis, diagnosis, vaccines and various aspects of animal welfare and production.

Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2011, 30, 3, pp 653-983
AbstractFull Text

According to the OIE rapporteur, Dr Karim Ben Jebara, Head of the OIE Animal Health Information Department, there were no major regional or international events involving OIE listed diseases in 2009 or early 2010. A continuation of the situation with quantitative and qualitative differences was...

Author(s)
Truszczyński, M.; Wijaszka, T.
Publisher
Polskiego Towarzystwa Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2010, 66, 12, pp 795-798
Abstract

The polymerase chain reaction-single strand conformation polymorphism (PCR-SSCP) method followed by sequencing was used to assess the genetic variability of coding and non-coding parts of the genome of Echinococcus granulosus and to test whether or not parasite populations are mainly...

Author(s)
Haag, K. L.; Araújo, A. M.; Gottstein, B.; Siles-Lucas, M.; Thompson, R. C. A.; Zaha, A.
Citation
Parasitology, 1999, 118, 1, pp 63-71
Abstract

This paper, accepted for publication in July 1988, reports that, of 16 calves aged 6-10 months, naturally infected with Trichostrongylus axei, Ostertagia, Cooperia and Haemonchus spp., four each were treated with albendazole at 5 or 7.5 mg/kg, or with oxfendazole at 2. 5 mg/kg, and four were...

Author(s)
Pinheiro, A. C.; Echevarria, F. A. M.
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 1990, 10, 1-2, pp 19-21

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