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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

The aim of this study was to compare two fecal egg count (FEC) techniques; McMaster (McM) and Mini-FLOTAC (mF), for the detection of cattle and horse gastrointestinal nematode eggs, in different locations. Experiment 1: feces were collected from 16 cattle and FEC was performed individually, using...

Author(s)
Castro, L. L. D. de; Abrahão, C. L. H.; Buzatti, A.; Molento, M. B.; Bastianetto, E.; Rodrigues, D. S.; Lopes, L. B.; Silva, M. X.; Freitas, M. G. de; Conde, M. H.; Borges, F. de A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2017, 10, pp 132-135
Abstract

Objective: To determine the specificity and sensitivity of a commercial copro-antigen ELISA for the detection of Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle and sheep and to assess the suitability of the test for use in horses. Methods: Testing was done on more than 100 negative faecal samples from each...

Author(s)
Palmer, D. G.; Lyon, J.; Palmer, M. A.; Forshaw, D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2014, 92, 9, pp 357-361
Abstract

Rotaviruses (RVs) are a major cause of neonatal diarrhoea in humans and animals worldwide. In this study, 425 faecal samples were collected between 1999 and 2013 from diarrhoeic livestock and companion animals at different locations in Germany and tested for RVs. A previously published real-time...

Author(s)
Otto, P. H.; Rosenhain, S.; Elschner, M. C.; Hotzel, H.; Machnowska, P.; Trojnar, E.; Hoffmann, K.; Johne, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2015, 179, 3/4, pp 168-176
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: Nosocomial salmonellosis is an important problem in veterinary hospitals that treat horses and other large animals. Detection and mitigation of outbreaks and prevention of healthcare-associated infections often require detection of Salmonella enterica in the hospital...

Author(s)
Ruple-Czerniak, A.; Bolte, D. S.; Burgess, B. A.; Morley, P. S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2014, 46, 4, pp 499-502
Abstract

Objective - To determine time to first detection of Salmonella organisms in feces of animals after experimental infection PO and times to onset of diarrhea and pyrexia to evaluate a common method for identifying nosocomial infections on the basis of time of admission and onset of clinical signs...

Author(s)
Aceto, H.; Miller, S. A.; Smith, G.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2011, 238, 10, pp 1333-1339
Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate the application of long-chain fatty acids (LCFA) as an alternative or as a complement to alkanes to estimate diet composition in equines and cattle. Twelve mature crossbreed mares (385±47 kg live weight - LW) and 6 adult non-lactating cows (499±36 kg LW) of Asturiana de ...

Author(s)
Ferreira, L. M. M.; Celaya, R.; Santos, A. S.; Falco, V.; Guedes, C.; Rodrigues, M. A. M.; Osoro, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Livestock Science, 2010, 131, 2/3, pp 260-271
Abstract

The production of Clostridium (C.) perfringens toxins in the intestine is an important cause of enteritis and enterotoxaemia in livestock. In the present study, the alpha toxin and the genes encoding beta2 and epsilon toxin could be frequently detected by means of phenotypical and PCR examinations...

Author(s)
Sting, R.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG , Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2009, 122, 9/10, pp 341-347
Abstract

Three LAMP (loop-mediated isothermal DNA amplification) assays were applied to detect Cryptosporidium species DNA in a total number of 270 faecal samples originating from cattle, sheep and horses in South Africa. DNA was extracted from 0.5 g of faecal material. Results of LAMP detection were...

Author(s)
Bakheit, M. A.; Torra, D.; Palomino, L. A.; Thekisoe, O. M. M.; Mbati, P. A.; Ongerth, J.; Karanis, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2008, 158, 1/2, pp 11-22

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