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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 ...

Author(s)
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
Abstract

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

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

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

Trypanosoma evansi is generally considered a mild pathogen in bovines. However, in Asia, acute and chronic signs have been observed in cattle, with high levels of parasitaemia, abortion and death. Investigations in Asian cattle are needed to better understand this epidemiological situation. To...

Author(s)
Desquesnes, M.; Kamyingkird, K.; Pruvot, M.; Kengradomkij, C.; Bossard, G.; Sarataphan, N.; Jittapalapong, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2009, 90, 3/4, pp 233-241
Abstract

This study reports a molecular survey of Hepatozoon species and of the order Piroplasmida in the Province of Burgos, northern Spain. The diagnostic techniques employed included PCR and the sequencing of the 18S rRNA gene. Eighty-nine blood samples from domestic animals plus 138 blood/coagulated...

Author(s)
Gimenez, C.; Casado, N.; Criado-Fornelio, Á.; Miguel, F. Á. de; Dominguez-Peñafiel, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 162, 1/2, pp 147-150

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