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Cover for Aetiological diagnosis.

This chapter covers the techniques and recommendations for the diagnosis of neosporosis, toxoplasmosis, sarcocystosis and tritrichomonosis in animals, particularly in ruminants such as cattle, goat and sheep. The life cycle and biology of the different aetiological agents are presented. The...

Author(s)
Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Gottstein, B.; Conraths, F. J.; Buxton, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932114)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The classification within Echinococcus granulosus is currently under debate. To assess the reproductive potential between the G1 and G6 strains, an experimental double infection was carried out in a dog. First, two fertile hydatid cysts were collected in Algeria from a cow and a dromedary. They...

Author(s)
Maillard, S.; Benchikh-Elfegoun, M. C.; Kohil, K.; Gottstein, B.; Piarroux, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 175, 1/2, pp 80-83
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a widespread and severe zoonotic disease caused by infection with the larval stage of the eucestode Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato. The polymorphism exhibited by nuclear and mitochondrial markers conventionally used for the genotyping of different parasite species...

Author(s)
Maillard, S.; Gottstein, B.; Haag, K. L.; Ma, S.; Colovic, I.; Benchikh-Elfegoun, M. C.; Knapp, J.; Piarroux, R.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2009, 47, 11, pp 3608-3616
Abstract

The protozoan parasite Neospora caninum is one of the most important abortifacient organisms in cattle worldwide. The dog is known to act as definitive host although its potential role as infection source for bovines still remains unelucidated. The aim of the present study was to compile initial...

Author(s)
Sager, H.; Moret, C. S.; Müller, N.; Staubli, D.; Esposito, M.; Schares, G.; Hässig, M.; Stärk, K.; Gottstein, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2006, 139, 1/3, pp 84-92
Abstract

Neospora caninum is a protozoan parasite predominantly known for causing abortion in cattle and neuromuscular disease in dogs. So far, no efficient metaphylactic chemotherapy has been developed. In preliminary studies, toltrazuril had been successfully used against experimental neosporosis in mice...

Author(s)
Ammann, P.; Waldvogel, A.; Breyer, I.; Esposito, M.; Müller, N.; Gottstein, B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2004, 93, 3, pp 178-187
Abstract

Author(s)
Kaufmann, H.; Yamage, M.; Flechtner, O.; Gottstein, B.
Publisher
Deutsche Veterinärmedizinische Gesellschaft, Giessen/Lahn, Germany
Citation
Molekulare und immunologische Diagnose sowie Immunologie von Parasitosen der Haustiere: Tagung der Fachgruppe "Parasitologie und parasitäre Krankheiten", Berlin, Germany, am 9. Juli 1994., 1995, pp 78-80
Abstract

Indirect methods for determining parasite infections of animals are reviewed. Detection of serum antibodies by ELISA, IFAT and other test systems in Leishmania infection of dogs, Babesia infections of horses, cattle and dogs, and in Toxoplasma infection of cats and various intermediate host species ...

Author(s)
Gottstein, B.; Deplazes, P.
Citation
Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 1989, 131, 8, pp 465-477

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