A B Forbes

Summary

Affiliation: Merial SAS
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint LongRangeā„¢ (eprinomectin 5%) extended-release injection parasiticide and the utility of extended-activity antiparasitics in cattle
    A B Forbes
    Merial SAS, 29 Avenue Tony Garnier, Lyon 69007, France
    Vet Parasitol 192:308-12. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Sub-clinical parasitism in spring-born, beef suckler calves: epidemiology and impact on growth performance during the first grazing season
    A B Forbes
    Merial Animal Health Ltd, Sandringham House, P O Box 327, Harlow CM19 5TG, Essex, UK
    Vet Parasitol 104:339-44. 2002
  3. pmc Determination of the duration of antibacterial efficacy following administration of gamithromycin using a bovine Mannheimia haemolytica challenge model
    A B Forbes
    Merial, 29 Avenue Tony Garnier, Lyon, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:831-5. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Associations between blood gastrin, ghrelin, leptin, pepsinogen and Ostertagia ostertagi antibody concentrations and voluntary feed intake in calves exposed to a trickle infection with O. ostertagi
    A B Forbes
    Merial, Lyon 69007, France
    Vet Parasitol 162:295-305. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A survey of the exposure to Ostertagia ostertagi in dairy cow herds in Europe through the measurement of antibodies in milk samples from the bulk tank
    A B Forbes
    Merial SAS, 29 Avenue Tony Garnier, Lyon 69007, France
    Vet Parasitol 157:100-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of eprinomectin on grazing behaviour and performance in dairy cattle with sub-clinical gastrointestinal nematode infections under continuous stocking management
    A B Forbes
    Merial Animal Health Ltd, Sandringham House, P O Box 327, Harlow, Essex CM19 5TG, UK
    Vet Parasitol 125:353-64. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effect of eprinomectin in young dairy heifers sub-clinically infected with gastrointestinal nematodes on grazing behaviour and diet selection
    A B Forbes
    Merial 29 Avenue Tony Garnier, Lyon, France
    Vet Parasitol 150:321-32. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of subclinical dairy cow nematode infections on five farms in England in 2002 and a comparison with results from 1978 to 1979
    M T Fox
    Department of Pathology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Royal College Street, London NW1 OTU, UK
    Vet Parasitol 146:294-301. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of mixed or sequential grazing of cattle and sheep on the faecal egg counts and growth rates of weaned lambs when treated with anthelmintics
    C L Marley
    Plant, Animal and Microbial Science Department, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    Vet Parasitol 142:134-41. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A study of helminth parasites in culled cows from Ireland
    T M Murphy
    Central Veterinary Laboratory, Department of Agriculture and Food, Abbotstown, Castleknock, Dublin 15, Ireland
    Prev Vet Med 76:1-10. 2006

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint LongRangeā„¢ (eprinomectin 5%) extended-release injection parasiticide and the utility of extended-activity antiparasitics in cattle
    A B Forbes
    Merial SAS, 29 Avenue Tony Garnier, Lyon 69007, France
    Vet Parasitol 192:308-12. 2013
    ..This introductory paper provides some perspective on the practical applications for this extended-release product under various husbandry systems and in different classes of cattle and discusses its role in sustainable parasite control...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sub-clinical parasitism in spring-born, beef suckler calves: epidemiology and impact on growth performance during the first grazing season
    A B Forbes
    Merial Animal Health Ltd, Sandringham House, P O Box 327, Harlow CM19 5TG, Essex, UK
    Vet Parasitol 104:339-44. 2002
    ..91kg per day, the corresponding figure for the bull calves treated with the ivermectin SR bolus in mid-summer was 1.01kg per day; the difference was significantly different (P=0.0169)...
  3. pmc Determination of the duration of antibacterial efficacy following administration of gamithromycin using a bovine Mannheimia haemolytica challenge model
    A B Forbes
    Merial, 29 Avenue Tony Garnier, Lyon, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:831-5. 2011
    ..The administration of gamithromycin 1, 5, and 10 days prior to M. haemolytica A1 challenge resulted in a reduction in bacterial isolation from the lungs and a reduction in the severity of clinical disease...
  4. doi request reprint Associations between blood gastrin, ghrelin, leptin, pepsinogen and Ostertagia ostertagi antibody concentrations and voluntary feed intake in calves exposed to a trickle infection with O. ostertagi
    A B Forbes
    Merial, Lyon 69007, France
    Vet Parasitol 162:295-305. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to fully elucidate the roles of various biochemical and neuroendocrine mediators for inappetence in ruminants with parasitic gastroenteritis...
  5. doi request reprint A survey of the exposure to Ostertagia ostertagi in dairy cow herds in Europe through the measurement of antibodies in milk samples from the bulk tank
    A B Forbes
    Merial SAS, 29 Avenue Tony Garnier, Lyon 69007, France
    Vet Parasitol 157:100-7. 2008
    ..This represents a significant step forward in evidence-based medicine for dairy veterinarians, advisors and farmers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of eprinomectin on grazing behaviour and performance in dairy cattle with sub-clinical gastrointestinal nematode infections under continuous stocking management
    A B Forbes
    Merial Animal Health Ltd, Sandringham House, P O Box 327, Harlow, Essex CM19 5TG, UK
    Vet Parasitol 125:353-64. 2004
    ..35 kg/day. The differences in live weight gain and condition score over 28 days post-treatment were significant (P < 0.05) in both cows and heifers, in favour of the treated animals...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effect of eprinomectin in young dairy heifers sub-clinically infected with gastrointestinal nematodes on grazing behaviour and diet selection
    A B Forbes
    Merial 29 Avenue Tony Garnier, Lyon, France
    Vet Parasitol 150:321-32. 2007
    ..The observed partial preference for clover in both treated and control cattle was not significantly affected by the level of parasitism...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of subclinical dairy cow nematode infections on five farms in England in 2002 and a comparison with results from 1978 to 1979
    M T Fox
    Department of Pathology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Royal College Street, London NW1 OTU, UK
    Vet Parasitol 146:294-301. 2007
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  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of mixed or sequential grazing of cattle and sheep on the faecal egg counts and growth rates of weaned lambs when treated with anthelmintics
    C L Marley
    Plant, Animal and Microbial Science Department, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    Vet Parasitol 142:134-41. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A study of helminth parasites in culled cows from Ireland
    T M Murphy
    Central Veterinary Laboratory, Department of Agriculture and Food, Abbotstown, Castleknock, Dublin 15, Ireland
    Prev Vet Med 76:1-10. 2006
    ..It was concluded, from the level of polyparasitism evident in this study, that adult cattle should be considered in preventative approaches to bovine helminthosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of the duration of control of cattle lice with eprinomectin on leather quality
    P J Hadley
    BLC Leather Technology Centre, Kings Park Road, Moulton Park, Northampton NN3 6JD, UK
    Vet Rec 157:841-4. 2005
    ..Hides from cattle infested with lice in their first winter had higher levels of lice damage than hides from those treated with eprinomectin, at both the chrome-tanned and dried dyed-crust stages of leather production...
  12. ncbi request reprint Emergence of fasciolosis in cattle in East Anglia
    G C Pritchard
    Veterinary Laboratories Agency Bury St Edmunds, Rougham Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
    Vet Rec 157:578-82. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of sequential treatments with eprinomectin on performance and grazing behaviour in dairy cattle under daily-paddock stocking management
    M J Gibb
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research IGER, North Wyke, Devon EX20 2SB, UK
    Vet Parasitol 133:79-90. 2005
    ..The differences in live weight were not significant, although there was a consistent pattern throughout for the treated cows to be heavier than the controls...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fasciola hepatica: morphological effects of a combination of triclabendazole and clorsulon against mature fluke
    M Meaney
    Parasite Proteomics and Therapeutics Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, Medical Biology Centre, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT9 7BL, UK
    Parasitol Res 99:609-21. 2006
    ..The results suggest that there are additive effects between TCBZ and clorsulon, which may be indicative of synergy: the use of drug combinations would be of value in the treatment of triclabendazole-resistant fluke...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fasciola hepatica: ultrastructural effects of a combination of triclabendazole and clorsulon against mature fluke
    M Meaney
    Parasite Proteomics and Therapeutics Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, Medical Biology Centre, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT9 7BL, UK
    Parasitol Res 100:1091-104. 2007
    ..Parasitol Res 99:609-621, 2006). The results indicate that there are additive effects between TCBZ and clorsulon and suggest that the use of drug combinations would be of value in the treatment of TCBZ-resistant fluke...
  16. ncbi request reprint Transmission electron microscope study of the ultrastructural changes induced in the tegument and gut of Fasciola hepatica following in vivo drug treatment with clorsulon
    M Meaney
    Parasite Proteomics and Therapeutics Research Group, The School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, BT9 7BL Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Parasitol Res 92:232-41. 2004
    ..An increase in the number of autophagic vacuoles was evident, the mitochondria and the gER remained swollen and lipid droplets were present in the cells...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fasciola hepatica: tegumental surface alterations following treatment in vivo and in vitro with nitroxynil (Trodax)
    B McKinstry
    Parasite Proteomics and Therapeutics Research Group, School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, BT97BL Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Parasitol Res 91:251-63. 2003
    ..The results indicate that the tegument is an important target for nitroxynil action. Disruption of this, the fluke's main line of defence, would allow the drug access to other internal tissues, leading to more widespread damage...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fasciola hepatica: effects of the fasciolicide clorsulon in vitro and in vivo on the tegumental surface, and a comparison of the effects on young- and old-mature flukes
    M Meaney
    Parasite Proteomics and Therapeutics Research Group, The School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, BT9 7BL Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Parasitol Res 91:238-50. 2003
    ..Eight-week-old flukes which had been incubated for 24 h in vitro showed surprisingly little disruption, but this may be due to the method by which the drug is taken up by the fluke...
  19. pmc A randomized, blinded, controlled trial investigating the gastrointestinal health effects of drinking water quality
    M E Hellard
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 109:773-8. 2001
    ..We found no evidence of waterborne disease in Melbourne. The application of this methodology to other water supplies will provide a better understanding of the relationship between human health and water quality...