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A specific DNA probe was used to determine the prevalence of Fasciola hepatica in its snail intermediate host, Fossaria cubensis, collected from 6 cattle ranches in Florida, USA. The sensitivity of the assay was improved by using chemiluminescent detection, and a blinded study of 288 laboratory...

Author(s)
Kaplan, R. M.; Dame, J. B.; Reddy, G. R.; Courtney, C. H.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1997, 27, 12, pp 1585-1593
Abstract

The distribution of liver fluke in cattle in Florida, USA, is briefly discussed. Losses from liver condemnations in Florida may exceed $500 000 annually. Estimates of costs and benefits of control are presented. It is concluded that even under the most conservative estimates, returns exceed costs....

Author(s)
Simpson, J. R.; Kunkle, W.; Courtney, C. H.; Shearer, J. K.
Citation
Agri-Practice, 1985, 6, 2, pp 20-24
Abstract

This review covers the following topics: Fasciola hepatica-specific IgE; antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity mechanisms (ADCC) in helminth infection; ADCC in F. hepatica infections; parasite non-specific IgE.

Author(s)
Pfister, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam, The, Netherlands
Citation
Impact of diseases on livestock production in the tropics. (Proc. 4th Internat. Conf., Kissimmee, Florida, USA, 9-13 May 1983.) (Developments in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 15.), 1984, pp 359-370
Abstract

Six helminth species were identified in 215 dead T. manatus latirostris recovered throughout Florida between October 1974 and October 1982: Heterocheilus tunicatus, Anoplocephala sp., Cochleotrema cochleotrema, Chiorchis fabaceus, Nudacotyle undicola and Moniligerum blairi. 73% of the manatees...

Author(s)
Beck, C.; Forrester, D. J.
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 1988, 74, 4, pp 628-637
Abstract

A herd of 161 dairy cows in NE Florida, USA was used to study the effect of single or double treatment with hexachlorethane on infestation with Fasciola hepatica and on milk yield. Before treatment, 125 of the cows had F. hepatica infection and av. 9.3 eggs/g of faeces (epg) was found. 28 cows were ...

Author(s)
Randell, W. F.; Bradley, R. E.
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 1980, 41, 2, pp 262-263
Abstract

Brief reports on nematological research include the following: chemical control of nematodes on Cynodon dactylon, peanuts, tobacco and maize; the morphology and pathogenicity of several populations of Meloidogyne incognita and M. arenaria; control of Pratylenchus penetrans in leatherleaf fern...

Publisher
., Gainesville, Florida, USA
Citation
Annual Research Report of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1975., 1976, pp iv + 377 pp.
Abstract

Brief progress reports are given of research in Florida, USA, on aspects of biology and control of nematodes on forage grasses, agronomic crops, vegetables, ornamentals, citrus and other fruit crops. Belonolaimus longicaudatus, Trichodorus christiei and Meloidogyne spp. on various crops appear to...

Citation
Annual Research Report of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1972., 1973, pp [iv] + 280 pp.
Abstract

Research in animal husbandry and nutrition was expanded in beef cattle, pigs, meats and mineral nutrition. The demand for knowledge of the copper and molybdenum content of pasture forages has necessitated innumerable analyses.
Several diseases of livestock have been identified for the first time,...

Publisher
Gainsville, Florida: The University,
Citation
University of Florida. Annual report of the Agricultural Experiment Stations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952., 1953, pp 310 pp.
Abstract

The administration of phenothiazine in various diets at a rate of 0.5 g. per 100 1b. body wt. per day controlled Haemonchus contortus, Oesophagostomum radiatum and Bunostomum phlebotomum; little effect was noted on species of Cooperia, Trichostrongylus axei or Ostertagia ostertagi and none on ...

Author(s)
Dennis, W. R.; Swanson, L. E.; Stone, W. M.
Citation
Veterinary Medicine, 1955, 50, pp 379-389; 392
Abstract

Items of vet. interest include the results of work on problems, of mineral nutrition-in particular Ca, P, Mb, Cu, Zn-biological analysis of pasture herbage, beef yield and quality from various grasses, supplemental feeds for un-weaned beef calves and for sows during reproduction and lactation,...

Citation
Report of the University of Florida Agricultural Experiment Stations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1951., 1952, pp 277 ; 56-66; 113-119 pp.

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