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A cross-sectional study aimed at assessing the seroprevalence and identifying the risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in cattle, sheep, and goats in eight provinces located in two main Algerian agro-ecological zones was carried out from October 2015 to March 2018. Blood sera from 4074...

Author(s)
Abdallah, M. C.; Kamel, M.; Karima, B.; Samir, A.; Djamel, K.; Rachid, K.; Khatima, A. O.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2019, 6, 3, pp 63
Abstract

Options for diagnosing Fasciola hepatica Infection in groups of cattle are limited. Increasing the opportunities for herd-level diagnosis is important for disease monitoring, making informed treatment decisions and for flukicide efficacy testing. The sensitivity of a simple sedimentation method...

Author(s)
Graham-Brown, J.; Williams, D. J. L.; Skuce, P.; Zadoks, R. N.; Dawes, S.; Swales, H.; Dijk, J. van
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2019, 184, 19, pp 589
Abstract

Sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever (SA-MCF) is a severe lymphoproliferative disease of ruminants caused by ovine gammaherpesvirus-2 (OvHV-2). Since the initial identification of SA-MCF there has been extensive research related to the pathogenesis of OvHV-2, based primarily on serological...

Author(s)
Headley, S. A.; Oliveira, T. E. S.; Li, H.; Lisbôa, J. A. N.; Queiroz, G. R.; Fritzen, J. T. T.; Flores, E. F.; Alfieri, A. A.; Cunha, C. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2020, 174, pp 86-98
AbstractFull Text

Flood is a potential driver in spreading waterborne diseases including leptospirosis, which is a zoonotic disease caused by pathogenic bacteria of the genus Leptospira. In the case of leptospirosis, cattle and goats can be incidental hosts and potential carriers of leptospirosis. Traditionally,...

Author(s)
Sabri, A. R.; Khairani-Bejo, S.; Zunita, Z.; Hassan, L.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Biomedicine, 2019, 36, 1, pp 165-171
Abstract

To establish a rapid differential detection method of pathogenic and nonpathogenic Mannheimia haemolytica (Mh), a duplex TaqMan real-time PCR as say was developed with two pairs of specific primers and two TaqMan probes designed according to the conserved region of the 16S rRNA and leukotoxin gene ...

Author(s)
Li FuXiang; Gao HuaFeng; Shao QingYong; Hong QiongHua; Zhu JianBo; Zhao WenHua; Yang ShiBiao
Publisher
Chinese Veterinary Science, Lanzhou, China
Citation
Chinese Veterinary Science / Zhongguo Shouyi Kexue, 2019, 49, 10, pp 1250-1255
Abstract

This study aimed at determining the seroprevalence of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in domestic ruminants and at characterizing the virus strains circulating in four areas of Chad (East Batha, West Batha, Wadi Fira and West Ennedi). The study was carried out between October and November 2016. A...

Author(s)
Abdel-Aziz, A. I.; Romey, A.; Relmy, A.; Gorna, K.; Laloy, E.; Métras, R.; Muñoz, F.; Blaise-Boisseau, S.; Zientara, S.; Lancelot, R.; Kassimi, L. B.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine and Science, 2020, 6, 1, pp 114-121
AbstractFull Text

Blue tongue disease, also described as epidemic catarrhal fever, is a non-contagious, infectious disease characteristic to sheeps, which usually develops acutely (10). This virosis affects domestic ruminants (sheep, goats, cattle) and wild animals (buffaloes, deers and several African antelope...

Author(s)
Tîrziu, E.; Morar, A.; Imre, K.; Gros, R. V.; Bucur, I.; Stolojanu, V.; Nichita, I.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicină Veterinară, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2018, 51, 1, pp 125-132
Abstract

Bluetongue (BT) is a viral non-contagious disease of ruminants which is transmitted by insects of the genus Culicoides. In recent years, BT has been a serious threat to livestock and to the economies of European countries. In Serbia the disease appeared for the first time in 2001, and after a 12...

Author(s)
Gavrilović, A.; Gavrilović, P.; Radojičić, S.; Krnjaić, D.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2018, 69, 3, pp 1088-1093
CAB ReviewFull Text

There is increasing awareness of obesity and diabetes mellitus in cats that parallels the 'epidemic' of obesity and type 2 diabetes in humans. Likewise, understanding of the pathophysiology and management of feline obesity and diabetes has developed alongside and draws from human medicine. As in...

Author(s)
Lewitt, M. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 017, pp 1-10
AbstractFull Text

The objective of the study was to estimate the seroprevalence and serotype of bluetongue virus (BTV) in domestic ruminants in different regions in Kosovo, in years 2014 and 2015. A total of 905 blood sera were analysed: 633 from sheep, 204 from cattle and 68 from goats, collected in 170 farms, 88...

Author(s)
Marku, N.; Bërxholi, K.; Spahiu, J.; Sherifi, K.; Rexhepi, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 22, 1, pp 50-56

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