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Theileriosis and ehrlichiosis are two important tick-borne diseases affecting cattle farming in China. However, limited information is available regarding prevalence and molecular characterization of Theileria annulata and Ehrlichia ruminantium in cattle in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR),...

Author(s)
Guo HuanPing; Yin ChunSheng; Galon, E. M.; Du JiGe; Gao Yang; Moumouni, P. F. A.; Liu MingMing; Efstratiou, A.; Lee SeungHun; Li JiXu; Ringo, A. E.; Wang GuanBo; Li YongChang; Tumwebaze, M. A.; Xuan XueNan
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2018, 67, 6, pp 679-683
Abstract

Bovine piroplasmosis is a tick-borne disease caused by apicomplexan hemoparasites of the genera Theileria and Babesia. This study was carried out to assess the presence and frequency of piroplasm parasites in apparently healthy cattle in Kyrgyzstan. A total of 454 blood samples were collected from...

Author(s)
Aktaș, M.; Kİsadere, I.; Özübek, S.; Cİhan, H.; Salİkov, R.; Cİrak, V. Y.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 8, pp 2431-2435
Abstract

Bovine theileriosis is a common tick-born disease infected by Theileria spp. causing loss of beef and dairy cattle worldwide, therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and genetic diversity of Theileria spp. in Southern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. We screened...

Author(s)
Qi Meng; Cui YanYan; Song XianMing; Zhao AiYun; Bo Jing; Zheng MaoLiang; Ning ChangShen; Tao DaYong
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 6, pp 1446-1450
Abstract

Background: The zoonotic parasite Taenia saginata transmits between humans, the definitive host (causing taeniosis), and bovines as the intermediate host (causing cysticercosis). Central and western Asia and the Caucasus have large cattle populations and beef consumption is widespread. However, an...

Author(s)
Torgerson, P. R.; Abdybekova, A. M.; Minbaeva, G.; Shapiyeva, Z.; Thomas, L. F.; Dermauw, V.; Devleesschauwer, B.; Gabriël, S.; Dorny, P.; Braae, U. C.; Saratsis, A.; Robertson, L. J.; Bobić, B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 175, pp (18 April 2019)
Abstract

822 fecal samples from cattle in six areas of Beijing were examined with microscopy for Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts. The overall infection rates for Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis were 2.55% and 1.09%, respectively. Cryptosporidium was only detected in calves and heifers, ...

Author(s)
Li FuHuang; Wang HaiYan; Zhang ZhenJie; Li JunQiang; Wang ChenRong; Zhao JinFeng; Hu SuHui; Wang RongJun; Zhang LongXian; Wang Ming
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 219, pp 61-65
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

The apicoplast (ap) is a unique, non-photosynthetic organelle found in most apicomplexan parasites. Due to the essential roles that this organelle has, it has been widely considered as target for drugs against diseases caused by apicomplexans. Exploring the ap genomes of such parasites would...

Author(s)
Wang Tao; Guan GuiQuan; Korhonen, P. K.; Koehler, A. V.; Hall, R. S.; Young, N. D.; Yin Hong; Gasser, R. B.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 233, pp 123-128
Abstract

Kazakhstan is highly endemic for echinococcosis. Both Echinococcus granulosus and E. multilocularis are widely distributed in the country. Official records of human cystic echinococcosis over the past 5-10 years suggest a stable incidence of approximately 800-1000 cases per year, which is 5 cases...

Author(s)
Abdybekova, A.; Sultanov, A.; Karatayev, B.; Zhumabayeva, A.; Shapiyeva, Z.; Yeshmuratov, T.; Toksanbayev, D.; Shalkeev, R.; Torgerson, P. R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2015, 89, 6, pp 647-650
Abstract

In 2008 and 2009, an outbreak of desert-subtype zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis occurred in Jiashi county, Xinjiang, China. So far, no animal reservoir has been identified for this type of visceral leishmaniasis. Therefore, we surveyed the most common mammals (wild and domestic) for Leishmania...

Author(s)
Gao ChunHua; Wang JunYun; Zhang Song; Yang YueTao; Wang Yong
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 7, pp e0132493
Abstract

Babesia sp. Xinjiang was isolated from a splenectomised sheep infested by Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Hylomma anatolicum anatolicum, collected from sheep and cattle in Xinjiang province. It was considered to be a novel ovine Babesia species on the basis of its morphology, pathogenicity, vector...

Author(s)
Guan GuiQuan; Ma MiLing; Liu AiHong; Du PengFei; Ren QiaoYun; Li YouQuan; Wang JinMing; Liu ZhiJie; Yin Hong; Luo JianXun
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 187, 3/4, pp 371-378

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