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Sarcocystis is one of the most prevalent protozoan parasites in the striated muscles of livestock slaughtered for food such as cattle, sheep and goat. Meat that is heavily infected may be condemned as unfit for human consumption. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Sarcocystis...

Author(s)
Mirzaei, M.; Rezaei, H.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2016, 40, 3, pp 648-651
Abstract

Background: This study aimed to reveal the serological prevalence of Neospora caninum in large dairy farms in Isfahan Province, central Iran. Methods: Serum samples were collected from 1500 cattle living in four large dairy farms in Isfahan Province, Iran during 2014-2015 and examined for anti N....

Author(s)
Hosseininejad, M.; Mahzounieh, M.; Esfandabadi, N. S.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Centre for Electronic Resources Provision and Journal Improvement, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Parasitology, 2017, 12, 3, pp 408-412
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) is a significant zoonosis, especially in developing countries of the Middle East, with many studies focusing on CE genotypes in Iran. We performed a systematic review to determine the exact status of E. granulosus...

Author(s)
Khademvatan, S.; Majidiani, H.; Foroutan, M.; Tappeh, K. H.; Aryamand, S.; Khalkhali, H. R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2019, 93, 2, pp 131-138
AbstractFull Text

Bovine neosporosis caused by the apicomplexan protozoan parasite N. caninum, was initially recognized in 1989 and is now reported as a leading infectious cause of reproductive failure in dairy cattle in world wide. The aim of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of N. caninum infection in ...

Author(s)
Gharekhani, J.; Haddadzadeh, H.; Bahonar, A.
Publisher
Urmia University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Urmia, Iran
Citation
Veterinary Research Forum, 2014, 5, 2, pp 149-152
Abstract

The phylogenetic relationships among seven Linguatula serrata (L. serrata) isolates collected from cattle, goats, sheep, dogs and camels in different geographical locations of Iran were investigated using partial 18S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) and partial mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (...

Author(s)
Ghorashi, S. A.; Tavassoli, M.; Peters, A.; Shamsi, S.; Hajipour, N.
Publisher
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Acta Parasitologica, 2016, 61, 1, pp 195-200
AbstractFull Text

BACKGROUND: Hydatidosis is one of the zoonotic diseases which affect animals and human beings at the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus, thereby playing a role in exacerbating the economic and health problems in Iran. OBJECTIVES: This study was conducted to investigate the strains of ...

Author(s)
Kasaeiyan, F.; Nayebzadeh, H.; Jalousian, F.; Shokrani, H. R.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Research, 2016, 71, 4, pp Pe381-Pe387
Abstract

Cryptosporidium is a parasitic protozoon with a wide range of vertebrate hosts. Cryptosporidiosis has been reported from numerous countries, including Iran. Molecular identification can be applied to characterize Cryptosporidium, of which there are over 30 species and 50 genotypes. Herein, we...

Author(s)
Ranjbar, R.; Mirhendi, H.; Izadi, M.; Behrouz, B.; Manesh, R. M.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2018, 18, 2, pp 96-100
Abstract

The main purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the presence of Neospora caninum infection in beef cattle from Hamedan province, Western Iran. Blood samples were collected from 514 industrial beef cattle and tested using ELISA. IgG antibodies against N. caninum were found in 102 (19.8%)...

Author(s)
Gharekhani, J.; Tavoosidana, G.
Publisher
Scientia Parasitologica Pro Vita Foundation, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Scientia Parasitologica, 2013, 14, 2, pp 95-98
Abstract

A retrospective study was carried out from 2008 to 2013 to estimate the prevalence of hydatidosis in ruminants slaughtered at the Kermanshah municipal abattoir, in western Iran. A total number of 663,633 livestock (393,585 sheep, 81,080 goats and 188,968 cattle) slaughtered in the 5-year period and ...

Author(s)
Shahbazi, Y.; Hashemnia, M.; Safavi, E. A. A.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2016, 40, 2, pp 459-463
AbstractFull Text

This study was conducted to determine seroprevalence of Neospora infection in cattle, sheep, horses, donkeys, and dogs in Hamedan province, Iran. Blood samples (n=2254) from the animals were collected randomly during 2009 to 2012. Sera were prepared from the collected blood samples, which were then ...

Author(s)
Gharekhani, J.; Heidari, H.
Publisher
Network for the Veterinarians of Bangladesh, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 2014, 1, 3, pp 119-124

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