H Sager

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Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Coprological study on intestinal helminths in Swiss dogs: temporal aspects of anthelminthic treatment
    H Sager
    Institute of Parasitology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Parasitol Res 98:333-8. 2006
  2. ncbi Incidence of Neospora caninum and other intestinal protozoan parasites in populations of Swiss dogs
    H Sager
    Institute of Parasitology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Vet Parasitol 139:84-92. 2006
  3. ncbi [Autochthonous cases of canine babesiosis in the canton Solothurn]
    H Sager
    Institut für Parasitologie, Universitat Bern
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 147:259-65. 2005
  4. ncbi A Swiss case-control study to assess Neospora caninum-associated bovine abortions by PCR, histopathology and serology
    H Sager
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Berne, , CH-3001 Berne, Switzerland
    Vet Parasitol 102:1-15. 2001
  5. ncbi Comparative molecular investigation of Nc5-PCR amplicons from Neospora caninum NC-1 and Hammondia heydorni-Berlin-1996
    N Muller
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Parasitol Res 87:883-5. 2001
  6. ncbi Toltrazuril treatment to control diaplacental Neospora caninum transmission in experimentally infected pregnant mice
    B Gottstein
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Berne, Langgass strasse 122, CH 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Parasitology 130:41-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Prevalence of four enteropathogens in the faeces of young diarrhoeic dairy calves in Switzerland
    F Lanz Uhde
    Clinic for Ruminants, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, Bremgartenstrasse 109a, 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Vet Rec 163:362-6. 2008
  8. ncbi [Methods for investigating Trichinella infections in domestic and wild animals]
    N Muller
    Institut für Parasitologie, Universitat Bern
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 148:463-71. 2006
  9. ncbi Elaboration of a crude antigen ELISA for serodiagnosis of caprine neosporosis: validation of the test by detection of Neospora caninum-specific antibodies in goats from Sri Lanka
    A Naguleswaran
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Bern, Laenggass Str 122, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Vet Parasitol 126:257-62. 2004
  10. pmc Serum factors, cell membrane CD14, and beta2 integrins are not required for activation of bovine macrophages by lipopolysaccharide
    T W Jungi
    Institute of Veterinary Virology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Infect Immun 65:3577-84. 1997

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Publications25

  1. ncbi Coprological study on intestinal helminths in Swiss dogs: temporal aspects of anthelminthic treatment
    H Sager
    Institute of Parasitology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Parasitol Res 98:333-8. 2006
    ..This finding implicates that an infection risk with potential zoonotic pathogens cannot be ruled out for the dog owner despite regular deworming four times a year...
  2. ncbi Incidence of Neospora caninum and other intestinal protozoan parasites in populations of Swiss dogs
    H Sager
    Institute of Parasitology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Vet Parasitol 139:84-92. 2006
    ..All gerbils were seronegative for N. caninum at 5 weeks p.i. A N. caninum-seroprevalence of 7.8% was determined by ELISA upon 1132 serum samples collected from dogs randomly selected by veterinarians among their clinical patients...
  3. ncbi [Autochthonous cases of canine babesiosis in the canton Solothurn]
    H Sager
    Institut für Parasitologie, Universitat Bern
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 147:259-65. 2005
    ..sanguineus.Although babesia could not be detected in the latter tick and the final prooffor the complete life cycle is still lacking, it is very probable that B. canis has become autochthonous in the canton Solothurn...
  4. ncbi A Swiss case-control study to assess Neospora caninum-associated bovine abortions by PCR, histopathology and serology
    H Sager
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Berne, , CH-3001 Berne, Switzerland
    Vet Parasitol 102:1-15. 2001
    ..caninum antibody concentrations in adult cattle, including especially seronegativity of some individual animals. Thus, seronegativity in a mother cow or heifer does not exclude N. caninum-associated abortions...
  5. ncbi Comparative molecular investigation of Nc5-PCR amplicons from Neospora caninum NC-1 and Hammondia heydorni-Berlin-1996
    N Muller
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Parasitol Res 87:883-5. 2001
    ..Investigation of the infection pattern of this parasite in its intermediate and final canine hosts showed it to be indistinguishable from N. caninum NC-1...
  6. ncbi Toltrazuril treatment to control diaplacental Neospora caninum transmission in experimentally infected pregnant mice
    B Gottstein
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Berne, Langgass strasse 122, CH 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Parasitology 130:41-8. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi Prevalence of four enteropathogens in the faeces of young diarrhoeic dairy calves in Switzerland
    F Lanz Uhde
    Clinic for Ruminants, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, Bremgartenstrasse 109a, 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Vet Rec 163:362-6. 2008
    ..7 per cent, 52.1 per cent, 2.1 per cent and 2.1 per cent. The immunoglobulin concentration in the serum of 90.5 per cent of the diarrhoeic calves was below 8 g/l...
  8. ncbi [Methods for investigating Trichinella infections in domestic and wild animals]
    N Muller
    Institut für Parasitologie, Universitat Bern
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 148:463-71. 2006
    ..In the present article, this minimized survey strategy is discussed regarding its compatibility with the EU regulations laying down rules for the official control of meat for Trichinella...
  9. ncbi Elaboration of a crude antigen ELISA for serodiagnosis of caprine neosporosis: validation of the test by detection of Neospora caninum-specific antibodies in goats from Sri Lanka
    A Naguleswaran
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Bern, Laenggass Str 122, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Vet Parasitol 126:257-62. 2004
    ..caninum antibodies. The optimal correlation between ELISA, IFAT, and Western blot confirms the suitability of the ELISA for large-scale seroepidemiologic studies, not only in cattle but also in goats...
  10. pmc Serum factors, cell membrane CD14, and beta2 integrins are not required for activation of bovine macrophages by lipopolysaccharide
    T W Jungi
    Institute of Veterinary Virology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Infect Immun 65:3577-84. 1997
    ..Thus, in bovine macrophages, LPS recognition pathways which are independent of exogenous LBP, of membrane-expressed CD14, and of beta2 integrins may exist...
  11. pmc Comparison of inducible nitric oxide synthase expression in the brains of Listeria monocytogenes-infected cattle, sheep, and goats and in macrophages stimulated in vitro
    T W Jungi
    Institute of Veterinary Virology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Infect Immun 65:5279-88. 1997
    ..Since these species differences were much less obvious in vivo, it appears that the well-known species variation in iNOS expression by Mphi could reflect an in vitro phenomenon...
  12. ncbi An interlaboratory comparison of immunohistochemistry and PCR methods for detection of Neospora caninum in bovine foetal tissues
    C van Maanen
    Animal Health Service, P O Box 9, NL 7400 AA Deventer, The Netherlands
    Vet Parasitol 126:351-64. 2004
    ..e. single or nested) and diagnostic sensitivity. Consequently, an improvement of diagnostic performance of PCR might possibly be achieved by optimizing DNA extraction methods...
  13. ncbi [A descriptive epidemiological study on canine babesiosis in the Lake Geneva region]
    M J Porchet
    Institut de Parasitologie de l Université de Berne
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 149:457-65. 2007
    ..by time. E.g., Dermacentor reticulatus has become autochtonously prevalent already till Lausanne in the Lake Geneva region, and further surveillance is suggested to tackle this problem...
  14. ncbi [Search for Neospora caninum DNA in bull semen using PCR ]
    D Staubli
    Institut für Parasitologie der Universität Bern
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 148:483-9. 2006
    ..Based upon our laboratory experiences, the potential bull semen-associated Neospora-problem seems not to affect the Swiss bull population, thus there is no evidence to include further respective means of control...
  15. ncbi Immunodiagnosis of Besnoitia besnoiti infection by ELISA and Western blot
    H C E Cortes
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Núcleo da Mitra, ICAM, Universidade de Evora, Apartado 94, 7000 554 Evora, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 141:216-25. 2006
    ..besnoiti antigen, is a useful tool combination to reliably detect animals that have been exposed to B. besnoiti infection, including both asymptomatic and symptomatic courses of disease...
  16. ncbi Neospora caninum IgG avidity tests: an interlaboratory comparison
    C Bjorkman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    Vet Parasitol 140:273-80. 2006
    ..Our experience suggests that avidity tests are sometimes less robust than conventional ELISAs. Therefore, it is essential that they are carefully standardised and their performance continuously evaluated...
  17. ncbi [The importance of bovine neosporosis for abortion in Switzerland]
    I Fischer
    Institut für Parasitologie der Universität Bern
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 145:114-23. 2003
    ..Additionally, no significant differences were detected concerning risk factors such as the presence of farm dogs and the disposal procedure for placental and fetal material...
  18. ncbi First PCR-confirmed report of a Neospora caninum-associated bovine abortion in Austria
    R Edelhofer
    Institute of Parasitology and Zoology, University of Medicine, Vienna, Austria
    Vet Rec 152:471-3. 2003
  19. ncbi Alveolar echinococcosis in the zoological garden Basle
    P Rehmann
    Zentrum für Fisch und Wildtiermedizin der Universität Bern
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 147:498-502. 2005
    ..No lesions compatible with AE were present in 50 necropsied mice from the zoo area. These results indicate that the fox population is a potential source to introduce E. multilocularis and may thus represent a risk for the zoo animals...
  20. ncbi Neospora caninum in sheep: a herd case report
    M Hassig
    Department for Veterinary Reproduction, Section for Herd Health, Winterthurerstrasse 260, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Vet Parasitol 117:213-20. 2003
    ..4% of 117 ewes. Other organisms associated with abortion were Chlamydia psittaci in three fetuses and Pasteurella multocida in one fetus. This is the first report of N. caninum associated abortion in naturally infected sheep...
  21. ncbi Comparison and standardisation of serological methods for the diagnosis of Neospora caninum infection in bovines
    D von Blumröder
    Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Institute of Epidemiology, Seestrasse 55, D 16868 Wusterhausen, Germany
    Vet Parasitol 120:11-22. 2004
    ..This procedure allows a standardised interpretation of results obtained with different tests used in independent, parallel seroepidemiological studies...
  22. ncbi [First documentation of a neospora-induced "abortion storm" (exogenous transplacental transmission of neospora caninum) in a Swiss dairy farm]
    H Sager
    Institut de Parasitologie, l Université de Berne
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 147:113-20. 2005
    ..This is the first documented record of such an event in Switzerland...
  23. ncbi Two cases of feline leishmaniosis in Switzerland
    S Rüfenacht
    Dermatology Unit, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Vet Rec 156:542-5. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi [South American camelids in Switzerland. I. Population, management and health problems]
    I Hengrave Burri
    Wiederkäuerklinik der Universität Bern
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 147:325-34. 2005
    ..The parasitological examination of 204 fecal samples showed that llamas and alpacas were infested with the same endoparasites as ruminants (i.e. nematodes, trematodes and protozoas)...
  25. ncbi [Overview of helminth problems in domestic ruminants in Switzerland]
    H Hertzberg
    Institut für Parasitologie, Universitat Zurich
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 148:511-21. 2006
    ..Currently available strategies for strategic helminth control are summarized and an outlook is given on new developments which might expand the spectrum of control measures relevant for veterinary practice in the future...