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Traditional methods for the diagnosis of parasitic helminth infections of livestock have a number of limitations, such as the inability to distinguish mixed-species infections, a heavy reliance on technical experience and also sub-sampling errors. Some of these limitations may be overcome through...

Author(s)
Hunt, P. W.; Lello, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 186, 1/2, pp 101-108
Abstract

Nitroimidazoles are a class of veterinary drugs used for the treatment and prevention of certain bacterial and protozoal diseases in poultry, swine dysentery and genital trichomoniasis in cattle. Since the safety assessment of nitroimidazoles showed them to be genotoxic, carcinogenic and mutagenic, ...

Author(s)
Granja, R. H. M. M.; Nino, A. M. M.; Reche, K. V. G.; Giannotti, F. M.; Lima, A. C. de; Wanschel, A. C. B. A.; Salerno, A. G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Food Additives and Contaminants A, 2013, 30, 6, pp 970-976
Abstract

Risk-based surveillance systems reveal occurrence of disease or infection in a sample of population units, which are selected on the basis of risk factors for the condition under study. The purpose of such systems for supporting practical animal disease policy formulations and management decisions...

Author(s)
Willeberg, P.; Nielsen, L. R.; Salman, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2012, 105, 3, pp 185-194
Abstract

The Babesia bovis and B. bigemina apicomplexan protozoa in conjunction with the rickettsia Anaplasma marginale are intraerythrocytic pathogens that are responsible for the most prevalent and costly tick borne diseases (TBD's) of cattle worldwide. These organisms are historically associated as they...

Author(s)
Suarez, C. E.; Noh, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 180, 1/2, pp 109-125
Abstract

East Coast Fever is a tick-transmitted disease in cattle caused by Theileria parva protozoan parasites. Quantification of the clinical disease can be done by determining a number of variables, derived from parasitological, haematological and rectal temperature measurements as described by Rowlands...

Author(s)
Schetters, T. P. M.; Arts, G.; Niessen, R.; Schaap, D.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 167, 2/4, pp 255-259
AbstractFull Text

Nitroxynil is an anthelmintic mainly used for the control of liver fluke in sheep and cattle. Nitroxynil is not permitted for use during an animal's lactation period however concerns regarding the treatment of dairy cows at any time with anthelmintic products have been raised. Maximum residue...

Author(s)
Traynor, I. M.; Thompson, C. S.; Armstrong, L.; Whelan, M.; Danaher, M.; Kennedy, D. G.; Crooks, S. R. H.
Publisher
Board of the EuroResidue Conferences Foundation, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands
Citation
Residues of veterinary drugs in food. Proceedings of the EuroResidue VII Conference, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 14-16 May, 2012. Volume 1, 2 and 3, 2012, pp 659-664
Abstract

Finding appropriate ways of dealing with the problem of tsetse and trypanosomosis will be an important component of efforts to alleviate poverty in Africa. This article reviews the history of economic analyses of the problem, starting with the use of cost to guide choice of technique for tsetse...

Author(s)
Shaw, A. P. M.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2009, 76, 1, pp 27-32
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Author(s)
Miesner, M. D.
Publisher
The North American Veterinary Conference, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Large animal proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, 17-21 January, 2009, 2009, pp 44-47
Abstract

In the last 15 years, a series of experiments has been carried out to search for quantitative trait loci (QTL) in New Zealand cattle, sheep and deer. A QTL represents the position on a chromosome where there is a statistically significant genetic effect on a measured trait. This paper reviews data...

Author(s)
Morris, C. A.; Campbell, A. W.; Cullen, N. G.; Davis, G. H.; Everett-Hincks, J. M.; Hall, R. J.; Henry, H. M.; Johnson, P. L.; McEwan, J. C.; Phua, S. H.; Wilson, T.
Publisher
New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Hamilton, New Zealand
Citation
Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2007, 67, pp 153-159
Abstract

Autonomous glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) molecules (also protein-free GPIs or free GPIs) have been reported to be particularly abundant in some parasitic protozoa and mediate strong immunomodulatory effects on the host immune system. In the work at hand we have investigated the existence of...

Author(s)
Rodríguez, A. E.; Couto, A.; Echaide, I.; Schnittger, L.; Florin-Christensen, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 167, 2/4, pp 227-235

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