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Options for diagnosing Fasciola hepatica Infection in groups of cattle are limited. Increasing the opportunities for herd-level diagnosis is important for disease monitoring, making informed treatment decisions and for flukicide efficacy testing. The sensitivity of a simple sedimentation method...

Author(s)
Graham-Brown, J.; Williams, D. J. L.; Skuce, P.; Zadoks, R. N.; Dawes, S.; Swales, H.; Dijk, J. van
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2019, 184, 19, pp 589
AbstractFull Text

The exact prevalence of Sarcocystis spp. infection in animals slaughtered for food is unknown in Lithuania. Therefore, the present study was initiated to evaluate Sarcocystis spp. infection in the carcasses of cattle (n=206), sheep (n=61), pigs (n=73) and horses (n=72) raised in Lithuania for food. ...

Author(s)
Januskevicius, V.; Januskeviciene, G.; Prakas, P.; Butkauskas, D.; Petkevicius, S.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2019, 64, 4, pp 149-157
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Background: The detection of Fasciola species in various geographical regions is essential for health policymaking. Here, we aimed to identify livestock (cattle and sheep) related Fasciola genotypes by restriction fragment length polymorphism PCR. Methods: Seventy adult Fasciola flukes were...

Author(s)
Mir, S.; Dabirzadeh, M.; Rokni, M. B.; Aryaeipour, M.; Shahraki, M. K.; Azizi, H.
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2019, 48, 5, pp 934-942
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Aim: The study was conducted to determine the prevalence of gastrointestinal (GI) parasites in cattle and sheep from three municipalities in the Colombian Northeastern Mountain. Materials and Methods: Overall, 200 fecal samples were collected directly from the rectum in cattle and sheep. The...

Author(s)
Pinilla León, J. C.; Uribe Delgado, N.; Florez, A. A.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Rajkot, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2019, 12, 1, pp 48-54
Abstract

Neospora caninum is a commonly diagnosed cause of reproductive losses in farmed ruminants worldwide. This study examined 495 and 308 samples (brain, heart and placenta) which were collected from 455 and 119 aborted cattle and sheep fetuses, respectively. DNA was extracted and a nested Neospora ITS1 ...

Author(s)
Bartley, P. M.; Guido, S.; Mason, C.; Stevenson, H.; Chianini, F.; Carty, H.; Innes, E. A.; Katzer, F.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 7, pp 979-982
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The purpose of the research is to study the seasonal and age dynamics of infection of cattle and sheep with Fasciola hepatica L., 1758 in the Central economic region of Russia in the Bryansk Region. Materials and methods. The study of the seasonal dynamics of infection of cattle and small ruminants ...

Author(s)
Postevoy, A. N.
Publisher
All-Russian K. I. Skryabin Scientific Research Institute of Helminthology, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Rossiĭskiĭ Parazitologicheskiĭ Zhurnal, 2019, No.1, pp 31-35
Abstract

Liver fluke is a zoonotic infection that can significantly affect performance of cattle and sheep. Considering the life cycle of the intermediate host, the mud snail is vital in designing and implementing effective control protocols. Fluke infection levels are heavily influenced by climate and...

Author(s)
Hewitt, S.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2019, 49, 17, pp 14-16
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BACKGROUND: Dicrocoeliasis is caused by digenean trematode of Dicrocoelium dendriticum, small liver fluke, a hepatic parasitic disease in ruminants and human, throughout the world. D. dendriticum infection has been considered to be correlated with the economic and veterinary aspects. OBJECTIVES:...

Author(s)
Majidi-Rad, M.; Meshgi, B.; Bokaie, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 12, 1, pp 27-33
Abstract

Livestock breeding in West Africa is hampered by ticks and tick-borne diseases and Ivory Coast is not exempted. Several studies have focused on the identification of the tick species of Ivory Coast. However, no study has been carried out at the Port-Bouët cattle market. This market receives...

Author(s)
Yao-Acapovi, G. L.; Mavoungou, J. F.; Sevidzem, S. L.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2018, 30, 6, pp Article 109
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Aim: The effect of some variables on hydatidosis in animals slaughtered at Cairo and Giza abattoirs was investigated and the influence on serum biochemical parameters, antioxidant enzymes, and histopathological lesions caused by these parasites as a consequence was estimated. Materials and Methods: ...

Author(s)
Abo-Aziza, F. A. M.; Oda, S. S.; Aboelsoued, D.; Farag, T. K.; Almuzaini, A. M.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2019, 12, 7, pp 998-1007

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