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Abstract

Besnoitia besnoiti is a protozoan parasite known to cause important economic losses in the cattle industry in Africa, Asia and the Mediterranean area. In the last years, (re-) emergence of the parasite has been reported in France, Germany, Hungary and Italy with in some cases, establishment of an...

Author(s)
Vanhoudt, A.; Pardon, B.; Schutter, P. de; Bosseler, L.; Sarre, C.; Vercruysse, J.; Deprez, P.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2015, 84, 4, pp 205-211
Abstract

Cystic Echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) is a neglected helminth zoonosis affecting humans and various animal species. Human CE has been reported in almost all countries of sub-Saharan Africa but its prevalence and public health impact are subject to large...

Author(s)
Worku Tigre; Benti Deresa; Adane Haile; Gabriël, S.; Victor, B.; Pelt, J. van; Devleesschauwer, B.; Vercruysse, J.; Dorny, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 215, pp 17-21
Abstract

The transmission and interaction of schistosomes in the Senegal River Basin in Mali and Zambia are reviewed and some preliminary field data are presented. In the Senegal River Basin 4 species of schistosomes are prevalent: Schistosoma mansoni, S. haematobium, S. bovis and S. curassoni as well as...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.; Clercq, D. de; Sacko, M.; Bont, J. de; Mungomba, L. M.
Citation
Tropical and Geographical Medicine, 1994, 46, 4, pp 220-226
Abstract

In 1981 the hearts of 51, and the masticatory muscles of another 51 cattle from the slaughter-house in Dakar, were examined by careful dissection. Cysticerci and/or cystic lesions were found in 13.7% of the hearts and in 25.5% of the masticatory muscles. The cystic lesions were examined...

Author(s)
Schandevyl, P.; Vercruysse, J.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1982, 11, 2, 3, pp 267-270
Abstract

Human and cattle schistosomiasis occurs in Senegal and 4 aetiological species have been noted: Schistosoma haematobium, S. mansoni, S. bovis and S. curassoni. This paper reports 4 surveys investigating the distribution of the parasites and of their intermediate snail hosts in that area.
(1) Snails...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1985, 42, 3, pp 249-259
Abstract

A survey of 5722 sheep and 1752 goats at the abbatoir in Dakar, Senegal showed that the overall prevalence of schistosomiasis was 2.1%. Of the 112 animals where identification of the schistosome species was possible, all were infected with Schistosoma curassoni, and 2.7% had mixed infection with S. ...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Journal of Natural History, 1984, 18, 6, pp 969-976

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