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Background: Ticks and tick-borne diseases undermine cattle fitness and productivity in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa, including Nigeria. In this West African country, cattle are challenged by numerous tick species, especially during the wet season. Consequently, several TBDs are known to be...

Author(s)
Lorusso, V.; Wijnveld, M.; Majekodunmi, A. O.; Dongkum, C.; Fajinmi, A.; Dogo, A. G.; Thrusfield, M.; Mugenyi, A.; Vaumourin, E.; Igweh, A. C.; Jongejan, F.; Welburn, S. C.; Picozzi, K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2016, 9, 217, pp (18 April 2016)
Abstract

In April 2008, whole blood samples were collected from 36 dromedary camels in Sokoto, North-western Nigeria. Following PCR and reverse line blotting, twenty-two samples (61%) resulted positive for Ehrlichia/Anaplasma spp. and three (8%) for Theileria/Babesia spp., with three (8%) cases of...

Author(s)
Lorusso, V.; Wijnveld, M.; Latrofa, M. S.; Fajinmi, A.; Majekodunmi, A. O.; Dogo, A. G.; Igweh, A. C.; Otranto, D.; Jongejan, F.; Welburn, S. C.; Picozzi, K.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 228, pp 90-92
Abstract

The of prevalence of haemoparasites of cattle located in Nagari Integrated Farms, Gauta-Nike Village, Keffi Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Nigeria was conducted in October 2012 where 50 Friesian cattle (male and females) are kept on intensive system of management were randomly selected....

Author(s)
Abdullahi, S. M.; Idris, Y.; Alhaji, M. A.; Kabir, I.; Abubakar, S. M.
Publisher
Sjournals, West Azerbaijan, Iran
Citation
Scientific Journal of Zoology, 2014, 3, 2, pp 17-23
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Reports of increasing poor livestock production performance associated with hemoparasitism especially in cattle premised this hematological survey. This was conducted in order to establish the commonly encountered hemoparasites in slaughtered trade cattle in Jos abattoir between February-July 2011. ...

Author(s)
Olabode, H. O. K.; Jegede, O. C.; Ajagbonna, O. P.; Adah, B. M. J.; Obafemi, F. A.
Publisher
Pashupati Foundation India, Rishikesh, India
Citation
International Journal of Livestock Research, 2014, 4, 1, pp 113-120
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Lorusso, V.; Picozzi, K.; Majekodunmi, A.; Igweh, A.; Welburn, S.
Publisher
Veterinary Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Naples, Italy
Citation
Mappe Parassitologiche, 2012, 18, pp 230
Abstract

A study was conducted to develop a Trypanosoma vivax (T. vivax) specific PCR based on the T. vivax proline racemase (TvPRAC) gene. Forward and reverse primers were designed that bind at 764-783 bp and 983-1002 bp of the gene. To assess its specificity, TvPRAC PCR was conducted on DNA extracted from ...

Author(s)
Fikru, R.; Hagos, A.; Rogé, S.; Reyna-Bello, A.; Gonzatti, M. I.; Merga, B.; Goddeeris, B. M.; Büscher, P.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 1, pp e84819
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Ticks are important disease vectors that can cause considerable economic losses by affecting animal health and productivity, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. In this study, we investigated the prevalence and diversity of bacterial and protozoan tick-borne pathogens in ticks collected ...

Author(s)
Reye, A. L.; Arinola, O. G.; Hübschen, J. M.; Muller, C. P.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2012, 78, 8, pp 2562-2568
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Blood samples were collected and examined for haemoparasites from 1530 cattle composed of four breeds: Adamawa gudali (434), Sokoto gudali (386), Red bororo (414) and Bunaji (298). Six hundred and forty (41.8%) of those examined were infected with haemoparasites. Three species of tick-borne...

Author(s)
Pukuma, S. M.; James-Rugu, N. N.; Sale, M.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2011, 6, 29, pp 6208-6211
Abstract

A molecular epidemiology investigation was undertaken in two Nigerian states (Plateau and Nassarawa) to determine the prevalence of pathogens of veterinary and public health importance associated with ticks collected from cattle and dogs using PCR, cloning and sequencing or reverse line blot...

Author(s)
Ogo, N. I.; Fernández de Mera, I. G.; Galindo, R. C.; Okubanjo, O. O.; Inuwa, H. M.; Agbede, R. I. S.; Torina, A.; Alongi, A.; Vicente, J.; Gortázar, C.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 187, 3/4, pp 572-577
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This set of proceedings presents papers from the 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids, held in New Delhi, India, on 29 November-2 December, 2010. The aim of the 6th Colloquium is to broaden the horizons of those engaged in the world of working equids, bringing animal scientists, project...

Publisher
The Brooke, London, UK
Citation
The 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids: learning from others. Proceedings of an International Colloquium, New Delhi, India, 29 November - 2 December 2010, 2010, pp xiii + 407 pp.

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