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Cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) is a significant zoonosis, especially in developing countries of the Middle East, with many studies focusing on CE genotypes in Iran. We performed a systematic review to determine the exact status of E. granulosus...

Author(s)
Khademvatan, S.; Majidiani, H.; Foroutan, M.; Tappeh, K. H.; Aryamand, S.; Khalkhali, H. R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2019, 93, 2, pp 131-138
AbstractFull Text

Hydatidosis is a major parasitic disease condition responsible for low productivity of livestock industry in Ethiopia due to imposing poor weight gains and condemnation of organs. This study was conducted from November 2016 to April 2017 in Adama municipal abattoir to estimate the prevalence, organ ...

Author(s)
Mekuria Mandefro; Birhanu Tilahun; Yehualashet Bayu; Tesfaheywet Zeryehun
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 23, 1, pp 24-41
Abstract

Neospora caninum is an apicomplexan parasite distributed worldwide. Although a positive association between the presence of birds and abortions in cattle associated to N. caninum has been reported, the role of the birds in the epidemiologic cycle of the parasite is unknown. To the best knowledge,...

Author(s)
Barros, L. D. de; Taroda, A.; Miura, A. C.; Minutti, A. F.; Sasse, J. P.; Nino, B. de S. L.; Silva, E. O. da; Headley, S. A.; Vidotto, O.; Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2019, 202, pp 1-6
Abstract

Objective: To investigate the density and seasonal variation of ticks captured from human settlement and surroundings in China, and to provide a basis for risk assessment and scientific prevention and control of ticks and tick-borne diseases. Methods: The tick surveillance data in 2018 were...

Author(s)
Wu HaiXia; Liu XiaoBo; Yue YuJuan; Lu Liang; Ren DongSheng; Wang Jun; Li GuiChang; Zhao Ning; Song XiuPing; Liu QiYong
Publisher
National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
Citation
Zhongguo Meijie Shengwuxue ji Kongzhi Zazhi = Chinese Journal of Vector Biology and Control, 2019, 30, 2, pp 146-150
Abstract

The factors associated with Leishmania spp. infection in dogs are still poorly understood. This study aimed to identify such factors among domestic dogs from the Brazilian municipality of Rondonópolis, which recently emerged as an endemic area with intense transmission of human visceral...

Author(s)
Carvalho, A. G.; Luz, J. G. G.; Rodrigues, L. D.; Dias, J. V. L.; Fontes, C. J. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2019, 125, pp 205-211
Abstract

Definitive hosts of Neospora caninum are species of canids, such as domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris), coyotes (Canis latrans) and foxes (Vulpes vulpes), whereas ruminants, such as cattle (Bos taurus), sheep (Ovis aries), and deer (Cervidae) serve as intermediate hosts. We investigated the...

Author(s)
Klein, C.; Barua, S.; Liccioli, S.; Massolo, A.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2019, 55, 1, pp 196-199
CAB ReviewFull Text

This systematic review focuses on the nematode genus Toxocara and its zoonotic and non-zoonotic species and provides an update to that published by Warren almost half a century ago. Currently, 26 species of Toxocara have been described morphologically and four differentiated by molecular...

Author(s)
Ziegler, M. A.; Macpherson, C. N. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 053, pp 1-27
Abstract

The intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium spp. is highly infectious in wild and domestic animals and humans. Infection frequency in dogs can vary between rural and urban environments. Cryptosporidium spp. infection frequency was quantified in dogs on dairy farms and in an urban area in the state of...

Author(s)
Vitela-Mendoza, I.; Padilla Díaz, K.; Cruz-Vázquez, C.; Medina-Esparza, L.; Ramos-Parra, M.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2019, 10, 1, pp 1-13
Abstract

In the mid-1970s, it was established through transmission experiments and ultrastructural studies of sarcocysts by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) that cattle was the intermediate host of three Sarcocystis spp. using dogs, cats and humans, respectively, as definitive hosts. The...

Author(s)
Gjerde, B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2016, 115, 1, pp 1-21
Abstract

The prevalence of Echinococcus granulosus in cattle, sheep and dogs in 14 areas of Xinjiang, China, was studied from March-November 2014. The parasite was detected in the liver and lungs of cattle and sheep in the slaughter house. Eggs in dog faeces were measured by enzyme-linked immunoabsorbent...

Author(s)
Nusilaiti; Malike; Yan Hao; Zulihumaer
Publisher
Chinese Journal of Zoonoses, Fuzhou, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Zoonoses, 2016, 32, 2, pp 202-205

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