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Neosporosis is a common cause of abortion in cattle worldwide but is rare in horses. Here, the first case of histologically, ultrastructurally, immunohistochemically, and molecularly confirmed equine abortion caused by neosporosis is reported. Samples of lung, heart, liver, skeletal muscle, tongue, ...

Author(s)
Anderson, J. A.; Alves, D. A.; Cerqueira-Cézar, C. K.; Silva, A. F. da; Murata, F. H. A.; Norris, J. K.; Howe, D. K.; Dubey, J. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 270, pp 20-24
Abstract

A series of placebo-controlled trials were conducted in horses, cattle and goats in different seasons and bioclimatic regions of New South Wales and Queensland, Australia, to evaluate the ability of BioWorma®, a feed supplement containing the spores of Duddingtonia flagrans IAH 1297, to reduce the...

Author(s)
Healey, K.; Lawlor, C.; Knox, M. R.; Chambers, M.; Lamb, J.; Groves, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 258, pp 124-132
Abstract

Trypanosoma evansi, the causative agent of surra, is widespread in domestic livestock and wildlife in South East Asia. Surra can affect cattle, buffaloes, horses and also Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Despite the 'threatened to extinction' CITES status of elephant, surra's impact has not been...

Author(s)
Camoin, M.; Kocher, A.; Chalermwong, P.; Yangtarra, S.; Thongtip, N.; Jittapalapong, S.; Desquesnes, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2018, 145, 3, pp 371-377
Abstract

Culicoides Latreille, 1809 midge species are the putative vectors of Bluetongue virus (BTV) and Schmallenberg virus (SBV) in Europe. To gain a better understanding of the epidemiology of the diseases, basic knowledge about the overwintering of the vectors is needed. Therefore, we investigated...

Author(s)
Kameke, D.; Kampen, H.; Walther, D.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2017, 116, 3, pp 881-889
Abstract

Background: Streptococcus agalactiae is pathogenic for both animals and humans. In dairy cattle it commonly causes mastitis, with great economic losses, and there is scientific evidence of mastitis, caseous lymphadenitis, contagious skin necrosis and purulent infections associated with S....

Author(s)
Tavella, A.; Bettini, A.; Cocchi, M.; Idrizi, I.; Colorio, S.; Viel, L.; Zanardello, C.; Zanolari, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 343, pp (13 November 2018)
Abstract

Trypanosoma evansi is a widely-distributed haemoflagellated parasite of veterinary importance that infects a variety of mammals including horses, mules, camels, buffalos, cattle and deer. It is the causal agent of a trypanosomiasis known as Surra which produces epidemics of great economic...

Author(s)
Acosta, H.; Rondón-Mercado, R.; Avilán, L.; Concepción, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 226, pp 189-197
Abstract

A novel apicomplexan parasite was serendipitously discovered in horses at the United States-Mexico border. Phylogenetic analysis based on 18S rDNA showed the erythrocyte-infective parasite to be related to, but distinct from, Theileria spp. in Africa, the most similar taxa being Theileria spp. from ...

Author(s)
Knowles, D. P.; Kappmeyer, L. S.; Haney, D.; Herndon, D. R.; Fry, L. M.; Munro, J. B.; Sears, K.; Ueti, M. W.; Wise, L. N.; Silva, M.; Schneider, D. A.; Grause, J.; White, S. N.; Tretina, K.; Bishop, R. P.; Odongo, D. O.; Pelzel-McCluskey, A. M.; Scoles, G. A.; Silva, J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2018, 48, 9/10, pp 679-690
Abstract

Gastrointestinal nematode parasites are important pathogens of all domesticated livestock species. Fecal egg counts (FEC) are routinely used for evaluating anthelmintic efficacy and for making targeted anthelmintic treatment decisions. Numerous FEC techniques exist and vary in precision and...

Author(s)
Paras, K. L.; George, M. M.; Vidyashankar, A. N.; Kaplan, R. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 257, pp 21-27
Abstract

Little is known about the epidemiology of Cryptosporidium in Jordan and to date, only one genotyping study has been conducted on Cryptosporidium isolates from Jordanian children. In the present study, a total of 284 faecal samples from Jordanian cattle, sheep, goats and chicken and 48 human faecal...

Author(s)
Hijjawi, N.; Mukbel, R.; Yang RongChang; Ryan, U.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 228, pp 116-120
Abstract

Trypanosoma evansi causes a disease known as 'surra' in wide range of domesticated and wild animals including cattle, buffaloes, horses, camels etc. The disease is transmitted through the bites of haematophagous tabanid flies and is characterized by undulating fever, chronic progressive weakness,...

Author(s)
Ligi, M.; Sengupta, P. P.; Rudramurthy, G. R.; Rahman, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 219, pp 17-23

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