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Fasciola hepatica is a pathogenic trematode parasite of ruminants with a global distribution. Here, we briefly review the current epidemiology of bovine fasciolosis in Europe and discuss the progress made over the last decade in the diagnosis, impact on production and prediction of F. hepatica in ...

Author(s)
Charlier, J.; Vercruysse, J.; Morgan, E.; Dijk, J. van; Williams, D. J. L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2014, 141, 3, pp 326-335
Abstract

The study investigated whether the susceptibility of calves to an early Schistosoma mattheei infection may be modified by intake of colostrum from infected cows. Twelve calves born to non-infected mothers were randomly divided into 2 groups of 6. The animals from group 1 were fed colostrum...

Author(s)
Gabriël, S.; Bont, J. de; Phiri, I. K.; Masuku, M.; Riveau, G.; Schacht, A. M.; Billiouw, M.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2002, 125, 6, pp 537-544
Abstract

The objective of this study was to elucidate whether calves born to infected dams had been primed against Schistosoma mattheei antigens. Infection-confirmed, pregnant cows were randomly selected for monitoring their offspring. Pre-colostral serum was collected from the neonates for the detection of ...

Author(s)
Gabriël, S.; Ververken, C.; Vercruysse, J.; Duchateau, L.; Phiri, I. K.; Goddeeris, B. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2007, 144, 1/2, pp 61-67
Abstract

The potential of a recombinant Schistosoma bovis 28-kDa glutathione S-transferase (rSb28GST) to protect cattle against Fasciola hepatica was tested in a vaccination trial. Thirty-two calves were randomly divided into four groups of eight animals. Calves of the three vaccine groups received two...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Claerebout, E.; Riveau, G.; Schacht, A. M.; Smets, K.; Conder, G.; Brake, D. A.; Capron, A.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2003, 113, 2, pp 135-144
Abstract

Studies have indicated that the intake of colostrum could modulate the offspring reaction towards early schistosome infections. The effect of colostrum (containing immunoglobulins, parasite antigens, immune cells and other cell-related products) on late Schistosoma infections is to our knowledge...

Author(s)
Gabriël, S.; Dorny, P.; Duchateau, L.; Phiri, I. K.; Chembensofu, M.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2005, 129, 1/2, pp 55-60
Abstract

The present paper reviews the available literature on the development of immunity to animal Schistosoma infections. The majority of the studies on animal schistosomiasis were performed in cattle and pigs and only Schistosoma mattheei, S. bovis and S. japonicum received particular attention, mainly...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Gabriel, S.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2005, 27, 7/8, pp 289-295
Abstract

The Schistosoma mattheei egg output was monitored in 31 cattle over a 18-month period on a dairy farm near Lusaka, Zambia. The animals were kept on pasture with free access to two streams which were suitable for the intermediate host, Bulinus globosus. Individual faecal egg excretion reached an...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Vercruysse, J.; Sabbe, F.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1995, 57, 4, pp 299-307
Abstract

Sera from calves vaccinated with the recombinant Schistosoma bovis-derived 28-kDa glutathione S-transferase (28GST) and subsequently naturally or experimentally exposed to S. mattheei were studied for their content of specific immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgA antibodies to recombinant S. bovis 28GST, ...

Author(s)
Grzych, J. M.; Bont, J. de; Liu JinLi; Neyrinck, J. L.; Fontaine, J.; Vercruysse, J.; Capron, A.
Citation
Infection and Immunity, 1998, 66, 3, pp 1142-1148

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