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A series of placebo-controlled trials were conducted in horses, cattle and goats in different seasons and bioclimatic regions of New South Wales and Queensland, Australia, to evaluate the ability of BioWorma®, a feed supplement containing the spores of Duddingtonia flagrans IAH 1297, to reduce the...

Author(s)
Healey, K.; Lawlor, C.; Knox, M. R.; Chambers, M.; Lamb, J.; Groves, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 258, pp 124-132
Abstract

Brazilian Pantanal is the world's largest wetland ecosystem, where cattle's ranching is the most important economic activity. The objective of this study was to compile some epidemiological features on equine piroplasmids from the Nhecolândia sub-region of Pantanal wetland through the evaluation of ...

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Campos, J. B. V.; André, M. R.; Gonçalves, L. R.; Freschi, C. R.; Santos, F. M.; Oliveira, C. E. de; Piranda, E. M.; Andrade, G. B. de; Macedo, G. C.; Machado, R. Z.; Herrera, H. M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 3, pp 714-721
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The aim of this study was to compare two fecal egg count (FEC) techniques; McMaster (McM) and Mini-FLOTAC (mF), for the detection of cattle and horse gastrointestinal nematode eggs, in different locations. Experiment 1: feces were collected from 16 cattle and FEC was performed individually, using...

Author(s)
Castro, L. L. D. de; Abrahão, C. L. H.; Buzatti, A.; Molento, M. B.; Bastianetto, E.; Rodrigues, D. S.; Lopes, L. B.; Silva, M. X.; Freitas, M. G. de; Conde, M. H.; Borges, F. de A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2017, 10, pp 132-135
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to consider the wide usage of urinary PCR as an increasingly useful tool for an accurate diagnosis of leptospirosis in livestock. A total of 512 adult animals (300 cattle, 138 horses, 59 goats and 15 pigs), from herds/flocks with reproductive problems in Rio de...

Author(s)
Hamond, C.; Martins, G.; Loureiro, A. P.; Pestana, C.; Lawson-Ferreira, R.; Medeiros, M. A.; Lilenbaum, W.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Research Communications, 2014, 38, 1, pp 81-85
Abstract

Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora spp. are protozoan parasites that induce neurological diseases in horses and other animal species. Opossums (Didelphis albiventris and Didelphis virginiana) are definitive hosts of S. neurona, which is the major cause of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). ...

Author(s)
Gondim, L. S. Q.; Jesus, R. F.; Ribeiro-Andrade, M.; Silva, J. C. R.; Siqueira, D. B.; Marvulo, M. F. V.; Aléssio, F. M.; Mauffrey, J. F.; Julião, F. S.; Savani, E. S. M. M.; Soares, R. M.; Gondim, L. F. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 243, pp 192-198
Abstract

Objective: To determine the specificity and sensitivity of a commercial copro-antigen ELISA for the detection of Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle and sheep and to assess the suitability of the test for use in horses. Methods: Testing was done on more than 100 negative faecal samples from each...

Author(s)
Palmer, D. G.; Lyon, J.; Palmer, M. A.; Forshaw, D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2014, 92, 9, pp 357-361
Abstract

Pythiosis is a life-threatening infectious disease of both humans and animals living in Asia, Americas, Africa, and parts of Australia and New Zealand. The etiologic pathogen is the fungus-like organism Pythium insidiosum. The disease has high mortality and morbidity rates. Use of antifungal drugs...

Author(s)
Intaramat, A.; Sornprachum, T.; Chantrathonkul, B.; Chaisuriya, P.; Lohnoo, T.; Yingyong, W.; Jongruja, N.; Kumsang, Y.; Sandee, A.; Chaiprasert, A.; Banyong, R.; Santurio, J. M.; Grooters, A. M.; Ratanabanangkoon, K.; Krajaejun, T.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2016, 54, 6, pp 641-647
Abstract

Identification of the bloodmeal sources of phlebotomine sand flies is fundamental to determining which species are anthropophilic and understanding the transmission of Leishmania parasites in natural epidemiological settings. The objective of this study was to identify sand fly bloodmeals in the...

Author(s)
Paternina, L. E.; Verbel-Vergara, D.; Romero-Ricardo, L.; Pérez-Doria, A.; Paternina-Gómez, M.; Martínez, L.; Bejarano, E. E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2016, 153, pp 86-92
Abstract

The aims of this study were to investigate the prevalence of Moniezia spp. in domestic ruminants in central Vietnam and to develop a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique to distinguish M. expansa from M. benedeni. Among 2040 examined domestic animals (540 cattle, 800 goats, 700 sheep) Moniezia ...

Author(s)
Nguyen, T. D.; Le, Q. D.; Huynh, V. V.; Nguyen, S. T.; Nguyen, T. V.; Vu Khac, H.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2012, 86, 4, pp 426-429
Abstract

Rotaviruses (RVs) are a major cause of neonatal diarrhoea in humans and animals worldwide. In this study, 425 faecal samples were collected between 1999 and 2013 from diarrhoeic livestock and companion animals at different locations in Germany and tested for RVs. A previously published real-time...

Author(s)
Otto, P. H.; Rosenhain, S.; Elschner, M. C.; Hotzel, H.; Machnowska, P.; Trojnar, E.; Hoffmann, K.; Johne, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2015, 179, 3/4, pp 168-176

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