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Neospora caninum protozoa is globally acknowledged as one of the major causes of bovine abortions. The main host of Neospora are canids; ruminants, birds and rodents - or dogs - among other animals can act as intermediate hosts. Cattle can get infection through feed or water contaminated with dogs' ...

Author(s)
Seppänen, V.; Syrjälä, P.; Skryzkopf, T.; Kukowski, D.; Korpikallio, A.; Taponen, J.
Publisher
Suomen Eläinlääkäriliitto, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Suomen Eläinlääkärilehti, 2016, 122, 2, pp 66-73
Abstract

Dictyocaulus lungworms are the causative agents of parasitic bronchitis (dictyocaulosis) characterised by coughing and severe lung pathology in domestic and wild ruminants. The objective of this study was to design a simple molecular test that could detect of lungworm DNA from both adult and larval ...

Author(s)
Pyziel, A. M.; Laskowski, Z.; Höglund, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, 10, pp 3923-3926
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This special issue includes 9 articles presenting the latest results of the GLOWORM project focusing on spatio-temporal mapping and modelling of helminth infections in cattle and sheep in Europe. The topics discussed are: spatial distribution of Fasciola hepatica in dairy cattle in Europe; cluster...

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Global Network of Geospatial Health, Naples, Italy
Citation
Geospatial Health, 2015, 9, 2, pp 257-350
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A multiple regression model was used to analyse if the structure of vegetation and soil patches in grazed units (pastures) can be used as explanatory variables to predict the prevalence of Dicrocoelium dendriticum, a common parasite of cattle and sheep, in grazing cattle stocks on the Baltic island ...

Author(s)
Ekstam, B.; Johansson, B.; Dinnétz, P.; Ellström, P.
Publisher
Global Network of Geospatial Health, Naples, Italy
Citation
Geospatial Health, 2011, 6, 1, pp 125-131
Abstract

Transmission patterns of Fasciola hepatica were investigated on beef cattle (n=3) and sheep (n=3) farms in Sweden between 2011 and 2012. The dynamics of fluke infection, particularly estimated time of infection, were screened each grazing season by ELISA detection of antibodies in lambs (n=94) and...

Author(s)
Novobilský, A.; Engström, A.; Sollenberg, S.; Gustafsson, K.; Morrison, D. A.; Höglund, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 203, 3/4, pp 276-286
Abstract

Background: Dictyocaulus species are strongylid nematodes of major veterinary significance in ruminants, such as cattle and cervids, and cause serious bronchitis or pneumonia (dictyocaulosis or "husk"). There has been ongoing controversy surrounding the validity of some Dictyocaulus species and...

Author(s)
Gasser, R. B.; Jabbar, A.; Mohandas, N.; Höglund, J.; Hall, R. S.; Littlewood, D. T. J.; Jex, A. R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2012, 5, 241, pp (30 October 2012)
Abstract

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequence data and amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) patterns were compared for the lungworm Dictyocaulus viviparus, a nematode parasite of cattle. Eight individual D. viviparus samples from each of 8 herds in Sweden and 1 laboratory isolate were analysed, with...

Author(s)
Höglund, J.; Morrison, D. A.; Mattsson, J. G.; Engström, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2006, 133, 1, pp 89-99
Abstract

We conducted a phylogenetic analysis of nematode parasites within the genus Dictyocaulus. Lungworms from cattle (Bos taurus), domestic sheep (Ovis aries), European fallow deer (Dama dama), moose (Alces alces), musk ox (Ovibos moschatus), red deer (Cervus elaphus), reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) and...

Author(s)
Höglund, J.; Morrison, D. A.; Divina, B. P.; Wilhelmsson, E.; Mattsson, J. G.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2003, 127, 2, pp 179-187
Abstract

Dictyocaulus collected from cattle, roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) and moose (Alces alces) in Sweden were subjected to morphological and molecular analyses to investigate whether mixed or monospecific Dictyocaulus infections occur in Swedish cattle and whether wild cervids may act as reservoirs....

Author(s)
Divina, B. P.; Wilhelmsson, E.; Mattsson, J. G.; Waller, P.; Höglund, J.
Citation
Parasitology, 2000, 121, 2, pp 193-201
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Author(s)
Vaarst, M.; Enevoldsen, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Press, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Biological basis of sustainable animal production: Proceedings Fourth Zodiac Symposium, Wageningen, The Netherlands, April 13-15, 1993., 1994, pp 211-217

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