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Neospora caninum is an apicomplexan protozoan parasite that is a leading cause of abortion in cattle. Detection of parasite-specific DNA by PCR is a highly sensitive method for identifying the presence of N. caninum in a variety of tissues. We developed and validated a probe-based real-time PCR...

Author(s)
Barry, R.; Nissly, R. H.; Feria, W.; Thirumalapura, N.; Tewari, D.; Jayarao, B. M.; Kuchipudi, S. V.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 269, pp 2-6
Abstract

Background: Norovirus (NoV) is recognized as a highly contagious enteric pathogen of mammals, and bovine norovirus (BNoV) is associated with calf diarrhoea and has caused great economic losses in the cattle industry. Results: Here, we describe a case of emerging calf diarrhoea on a cattle farm in...

Author(s)
Shi ZhiHai; Wang WenJia; Xu ZhaoXue; Zhang XiaoZhan; Lan YaLi
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 311, pp (2 September 2019)
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Foal diarrhea in working equines is reported as the most common cause of mortality. In the present study, 400 foals (318 horse foals and 82 donkey foals) that showed manifestation of diarrhea were selected from Lahore and Sahiwal districts of Punjab. Fresh fecal samples from diarrheic foals were...

Author(s)
Ikramul Haq; Durrani, A. Z.; Khan, M. S.; Mushtaq, M. H.; Imtiaz Ahmad
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2017, 56, pp 88-92
Abstract

Encephalitis can be caused by several infectious agents, including bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses. In many cases, the causative agent cannot be identified, because the pathogens are unknown or detection methods are not routinely available. In our case, a 15-month-old cow developed central...

Author(s)
Schlottau, K.; Schulze, C.; Bilk, S.; Hanke, D.; Höper, D.; Beer, M.; Hoffmann, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2016, 63, 3, pp 253-259
Abstract

Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are the biological vectors of a range of internationally important arboviruses of livestock, including bluetongue virus (BTV) and the recently emerging Schmallenberg virus (SBV). Culicoides species in the subgenus Avaritia (in the UK: Culicoides...

Author(s)
Harrup, L. E.; Gubbins, S.; Barber, J.; Denison, E.; Mellor, P. S.; Purse, B. V.; Carpenter, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 201, 1/2, pp 137-145
Abstract

Serum and milk samples from 1229 cows on 22 Ontario dairy farms were individually tested for antibodies specific for bovine leukosis virus (BLV) and Neospora caninum by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Antibodies against BLV were present in 361 serum samples (29.4%) and 369 milk samples...

Author(s)
Walsh, R. B.; Kelton, D. F.; Hietala, S. K.; Duffield, T. F.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2013, 54, 4, pp 347-352
Abstract

Bluetongue (BT) is an important viral disease of ruminants that is transmitted by hematophagous Culicoides midges. We examined the seasonal patterns of abundance and infection of Culicoides sonorensis at four dairy farms in the northern Central Valley of California to develop estimates of risk for...

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Mayo, C. E.; Mullens, B. A.; Gerry, A. C.; Barker, C. M.; Mertens, P. P. C.; Maan, S.; Maan, N.; Gardner, I. A.; Guthrie, A. J.; MacLachlan, N. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 187, 1/2, pp 295-301
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Background: There is a widely recognised lack of baseline epidemiological data on the dynamics and impacts of infectious cattle diseases in east Africa. The Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project is an epidemiological study of cattle health in western Kenya with the aim of...

Author(s)
Bronsvoort, B. M. de C.; Thumbi, S. M.; Poole, E. J.; Kiara, H.; Auguet, O. T.; Handel, I. G.; Jennings, A.; Conradie, I.; Mbole-Kariuki, M. N.; Toye, P. G.; Hanotte, O.; Coetzer, J.; Woolhouse, M. E. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2013, 9, 171, pp (30 August 2013)
Abstract

This issue is comprised of 28 papers covering animal health policy and welfare, animal diseases, new diagnostic methods, epidemiology of several diseases and food safety. Animal diseases given focus in the papers include bluetongue, trypanosomiasis, camelpox, brucellosis, foot and mouth disease,...

Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2014, 33, 3, pp 675-1061
AbstractFull Text

This article presents the use of immunological and DNA amplification techniques in determining the host preference of vectors, with focus on the latter. The identification of Culicoides sp. hosts in Spain through molecular analytical techniques is presented.

Author(s)
Martínez-de la Puente, J.; Martínez, J.; Ferraguti, M.; Morales-de la Nuez, A.; Castro, N.; Figuerola, J.
Publisher
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2014, No.176, pp 44-45

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