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Background: Ticks have a negative effect on dairy and beef cattle production systems around the world, with the concomitant risk they represent for the transmission of some important infectious diseases. Colombian cattle breeds are distributed across different agroecological regions and are exposed ...

Author(s)
Rocha, J. F.; Martínez, R.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 73, pp (7 February 2019)
Abstract

Bovine babesiosis is a disease that usually causes losses in the livestock sector, so it is necessary to diagnose early the haemoparasite in cattle. The aim of this study was the detection, by duplex pcr, of Babesia species that are present in cattle of the municipality of Los Palmitos in the...

Author(s)
Martínez-Mercado, M. R.; Caraballo-Blanco, L. E.; Blanco-Tuirán, P. J.
Publisher
Corpoica (Corporación Colombiana de Investagación Agropecuaria), Bogotá, Colombia
Citation
Ciencia y Tecnologia Agropecuaria, 2019, 20, 1, pp 29-40 (Es), 41-52 (En)
Abstract

Fecal specimens from 432 pre-weaned calves younger than 35 days were collected over a 2-year period (2010-2012) from 74 dairy cattle farms in the central area of Colombia. These samples were microscopically examined for the presence of Cryptosporidium oocysts, and positive specimens were selected...

Author(s)
Avendaño, C.; Ramo, A.; Vergara-Castiblanco, C.; Sánchez-Acedo, C.; Quílez, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2018, 117, 5, pp 1317-1323
Abstract

Background: Babesia bigemina and B. bovis are two economically important hemoparasites affecting both cattle and buffaloes involved in dairy and beef production. In Colombia, although some parasitological and serological studies suggest an endemicity of these pathogens in areas under 1000 m, little ...

Author(s)
Jaimes-Dueñez, J.; Triana-Chávez, O.; Holguín-Rocha, A.; Tobon-Castaño, A.; Mejía-Jaramillo, A. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 510, pp (12 September 2018)
Abstract

Animal Trypanosomiasis (AT) is one of the most important problems in the Colombian livestock industry reducing its production around 30%. Caribbean and Orinoquia regions play a significant role in the development of this industry, having about 6.9 million cattle and 113,000 buffaloes. Considering...

Author(s)
Jaimes-Dueñez, J.; Triana-Chávez, O.; Mejía-Jaramillo, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 249, pp 30-42
Abstract

Objective. To demonstrate the effect on the tick population of the use of fluazuron in grazing cattle. Materials and methods. Case study performed in Fusagasuga (Cundinamarca, Colombia); three groups of 25 heifers each were formed, G1=two applications of Fluazuron separated 60 days, G2=fluazuron...

Author(s)
Benavides O., E.; Jiménez C., P.; Betancur H., O.; Vélez C., G.; Zoot, N. P. P.; Morales P., J.
Publisher
University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia
Citation
Revista MVZ Cordoba, 2017, 22, Suppl., pp 6050-6061
Abstract

Surra is a zoonotic disease caused by Trypanosoma evansi, affecting the health and production of the livestock significantly. There are several methods to diagnose this disease, which have different principles, sensitivity, and specificity. Among them, the serological techniques using T. evansi as...

Author(s)
Jaimes-Dueñez, J.; Zapata-Zapata, C.; Triana-Chávez, O.; Mejía-Jaramillo, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 169, pp 104712
Abstract

Objectives. To determine Neospora caninum seroprevalence in nonvaccinated dairy cattle from the Northern plains of Antioquia. Materials and methods. A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the prevalence of neosporosis in a major dairy area of Colombia. Blood samples were collected from...

Author(s)
Chaparro G., J.; Olivera A., M.; Ramírez V., N.; Villar A., D.; Fernandez S., J.; Londoño P., J.; Palacio B., L.
Publisher
University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia
Citation
Revista MVZ Cordoba, 2016, 21, 3, pp 5577-5583
AbstractFull Text

Background & objectives: The presence of Babesia spp. in humans, bovine cattle and ticks (the transmitting vector) has not been well characterized in Colombia. Babesia infection in humans can be overlooked due to similarity of the disease symptoms with malaria specially in the regions where malaria ...

Author(s)
González, J.; Echaide, I.; Pabón, A.; Piñeros J., J. G.; Blair, S.; Tobón-Castaño, A.
Publisher
National Institute of Malaria Research, Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 2018, 55, 3, pp 222-229
Abstract

Gastrointestinal parasites are one of the most important health problems in cattle worldwide, as they cause economic losses in the herds. Twenty-seven double purpose herds were visited to determine the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in cattle at the Rio de Oro and Aguachica...

Author(s)
Pinilla, J. C.; Flórez, P.; Sierra, M. T.; Morales, E.; Sierra, R.; Vásquez, M. C.; Tobon, J. C.; Sánchez, A.; Ortiz, D.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 12, pp 26-30

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