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Gastrointestinal (GI) parasitic infection is a serious issue in cattle management. The effects of GI parasites may vary with age, sex of cattle, nutritional condition, and severity of infection. Prevalence of GI parasites among cattle population in Gampaha District has not been studied and there is ...

Author(s)
Gunathilaka, N.; Niroshana, D.; Amarasinghe, D.; Udayanga, L.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
BioMed Research International, 2018, 2018, pp Article ID 3048373
AbstractFull Text

The present study was designed to determine the Toxocara vitulorum isolates by the genetic characterization of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (cox1) gene. Adult worms were collected from the faeces of two calves (East Anatolian Red) during visits to the clinic at the Department of ...

Author(s)
Oguz, B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018, 46, pp 1558
Abstract

Public concern on welfare of dairy calves remains low in Sri Lanka. Therefore, a survey was conducted to assess the welfare issues of dairy calf management practices in 120 small scale dairy farms (herd size 7.85±3.25: Mean±SD) in Ratnapura district, Sri Lanka. Farmers were selected by using...

Author(s)
Bandara, R. M. A. S.; Rajapaksha, S. M.; Munasinghe, M. A. J. P.; Wijerathna, K. M. N.; Kumara, P. K. M. P.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
International Journal of Livestock Production, 2015, 6, 4, pp 52-56
Abstract

Setaria digitata is an animal filarial parasite with natural hosts of cattle and buffaloes that causes mild disease conditions. Infection of non-permissive hosts such as goats, sheep and horses, by this nematode can cause cerebrospinal nematodiasis that leads to lumbar paralysis and the eventual...

Author(s)
Voronin, D.; Abeykoon, A. M. L. L.; Gunawardene, Y. I. S.; Dassanayake, R. S.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 207, 3/4, pp 350-354
Abstract

Human lymphatic filariasis (LF) is mainly caused by filarial parasite Wuchereria bancrofti and is the second leading cause of long term and permanent disability in tropical countries. To date, incapability to eliminate long lived adult parasites by current drugs remains the major challenge in the...

Author(s)
Senathilake, K. S.; Karunanayake, E. H.; Samarakoon, S. R.; Tennekoon, K. H.; Silva, E. D. de
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2016, 167, pp 50-60
AbstractFull Text

Due to the negative impact of subclinical parasitic infections on production; control of gastrointestinal (GI) parasitism in cattle is becoming an important management practice. Cryptosporidiosis is a zoonotic disease and there is no effective therapy. This study examines the prevalence of...

Author(s)
Fernando, T. S. R.; Bulumulla, B. A. I. K.; Wijesundara, R. R. M. K. K.; Samarakoon, S. J. M. R. R.; Rajapaksha, R. P. V. J.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Kamburupitiya, Sri Lanka
Citation
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment 2012, Ruhuna, Wellmadama, Matara, Sri Lanka, 29 November, 2012, 2012, pp 95-97
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Author(s)
Gunawardena, G. S. P. de S.; Wettimuny, S. G. de S.; Blakemore, W. F.
Citation
Sri Lanka Veterinary Journal, 1991, 38, 1/2, pp 33-34
Abstract

Trials with anthelmintics were carried out in the wet season at a farm in the highlands of Sri Lanka, to study the response and economics of nematode control in cattle. Three age groups were used: stall-fed yearlings, grazing heifers and lactating cows. Groups were treated with ivermectin or...

Author(s)
Rond, J. C. G. de; Jong, R. de; Boon, J. H.; Brouwer, B.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1990, 22, 2, pp 135-143
Abstract

Of 1249 male cattle examined in the slaughterhouse at Kandy, Sri Lanka, during 1987, 40% were infected with M. laryngeus (range 34 to 52%). The infection rate was highest (47%) in 2- to 2.5-year-old animals. In infected animals an average of 6.4 parasite pairs was found with higher numbers in older ...

Author(s)
Aken, D. van; Bont, J. de; Fransen, J.; Vercruysse, J.
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 1989, 63, 1, pp 47-52
Abstract

Treatment of bovine calves 10-16 days old in Sri Lanka, with pyrantel (250 mg) which is effective against immature Toxocara vitulorum, killed the parasites, there was no new infection and recontamination of the environment was precluded. When the management of the programme was delegated to the...

Author(s)
Roberts, J. A.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1992, 44, 1/2, pp 111-118

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