animal parasitic diseases


Summary: Animal diseases caused by PARASITES.

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  1. Poglayen G, Marchesi B. Urban faecal pollution and parasitic risk: the Italian skill. Parassitologia. 2006;48:117-9 pubmed
    ..A punctual chronography of the different approach (telluric, coprological--zoonotic and phenomenological) was attempted to furnish a scientific base for future, modern approach...
  2. Muñoz G, Grutter A, Cribb T. Structure of the parasite communities of a coral reef fish assemblage (Labridae): testing ecological and phylogenetic host factors. J Parasitol. 2007;93:17-30 pubmed
    ..However, endoparasites generally have indirect transmission that can be affected by many other variables, such as number of prey infected and rate of parasite transmission...
  3. Lamková K, Simkova A, Palíková M, Jurajda P, Lojek A. Seasonal changes of immunocompetence and parasitism in chub (Leuciscus cephalus), a freshwater cyprinid fish. Parasitol Res. 2007;101:775-89 pubmed
  4. Thamsborg S, Roepstorff A, Larsen M. Integrated and biological control of parasites in organic and conventional production systems. Vet Parasitol. 1999;84:169-86 pubmed
  5. Robertson I, Thompson R. Enteric parasitic zoonoses of domesticated dogs and cats. Microbes Infect. 2002;4:867-73 pubmed
    ..Some of these parasites, e.g. Echinococcus sp., can have a significant impact on human health. However, with appropriate education, management and anthelmintic regimes, zoonotic transmission of these parasites can be minimised...
  6. Thomas F, Adamo S, Moore J. Parasitic manipulation: where are we and where should we go?. Behav Processes. 2005;68:185-99 pubmed
  7. Jones S. The occurrence and mechanisms of innate immunity against parasites in fish. Dev Comp Immunol. 2001;25:841-52 pubmed
    ..Given the relative importance of innate immunity in fish, particularly as disease losses continue to have an economic impact in aquaculture, this area deserves considerable attention...
  8. Poinar G, Yanoviak S. Myrmeconema neotropicum n. g., n. sp., a new tetradonematid nematode parasitising South American populations of Cephalotes atratus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with the discovery of an apparent parasite-induced host morph. Syst Parasitol. 2008;69:145-53 pubmed
    ..As the female nematodes mature inside the worker ants, the host gasters change colour from black to red. ..
  9. Klaphake E. Bacterial and parasitic diseases of amphibians. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2009;12:597-608, Table of Contents pubmed publisher
    ..Full diagnostic workups, when possible, can be critical in determining all the factors involved in morbidity and mortality issues in amphibians. ..

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  1. Cecchi R, Wills S, Dean R, Pearson G. Demonstration of Ollulanus tricuspis in the stomach of domestic cats by biopsy. J Comp Pathol. 2006;134:374-7 pubmed
    ..The significance of the parasite remained undetermined. To our knowledge, this is the first report of O. tricuspis infection in domestic cats in which the diagnosis was made by examining routine endoscopic biopsy samples. ..
  2. Rasmussen C, Zickovich J, Winton J, Kerans B. Variability in triactinomyxon production from Tubifex tubifex populations from the same mitochondrial DNA lineage infected with Myxobolus cerebralis, the causative agent of whirling disease in salmonids. J Parasitol. 2008;94:700-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The 16S mtDNA lineage I population produced few TAMs. Further genetic characterization of the 16S mtDNA lineage III populations with RAPD markers indicated that populations producing similar levels of TAMs had more genetic similarity. ..
  3. Fanning S, Whyte P, O Mahony M. Essential veterinary education on the development of antimicrobial and antiparasitic resistance: consequences for animal health and food safety and the need for vigilance. Rev Sci Tech. 2009;28:575-82 pubmed
  4. Azevedo C, Casal G, Mendonca I, Carvalho E, Matos P, Matos E. Light and electron microscopy of Myxobolus sciades n. sp. (Myxozoa), a parasite of the gills of the Brazilian fish Sciades herzbergii (Block, 1794) (Teleostei: Ariidae). Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2010;105:203-7 pubmed
    ..sp. in this study. ..
  5. Bradford M, Lovy J, Patterson D. Infection of gill and kidney of Fraser River sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka (Walbaum), by Parvicapsula minibicornis and its effect on host physiology. J Fish Dis. 2010;33:769-79 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that P. minibicornis impacts the physiology of migrating fish, which may in turn affect the likelihood that adults will be able to migrate and spawn successfully. ..
  6. Nielsen M, Fritzen B, Duncan J, Guillot J, Eysker M, Dorchies P, et al. Practical aspects of equine parasite control: a review based upon a workshop discussion consensus. Equine Vet J. 2010;42:460-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The present review is based upon discussions held at an equine parasite workshop arranged by the French Equine Veterinary Association (Association Vétérinaire Equine Française, AVEF) in Reims, France, in October 2008. ..
  7. de Chambrier A, Ammann M, Scholz T. First species of Ophiotaenia (Cestoda: Proteocephalidea) from Madagascar: O. georgievi sp. n., a parasite of the endemic snake Leioheterodon geayi (Colubridae). Folia Parasitol (Praha). 2010;57:197-205 pubmed
    ..A list of Ophiotaenia species parasitic in venomous and non-venomous snakes is provided and possible existence of other new congeneric species in snakes from Madagascar is discussed. ..
  8. Morozińska Gogol J. A checklist of parasites recorded on sticklebacks (Actinopterygii: Gasterosteidae) from Poland. Parasitol Int. 2006;55:69-73 pubmed
    ..pungitius (1 Apicomplexa, 1 Microsporidia, 2 Peritrichia, 4 Digenea, 1 Monogenea, 2 Cestoda, 2 Nematoda, 1 Copepoda, 1 Branchiura, 1 Bivalvia). ..
  9. Ben Abderrazak S. [Basics of PCR and related techniques applied in veterinary parasitology]. Arch Inst Pasteur Tunis. 2004;81:51-7 pubmed
    ..The PCR technique has dramatically transformed the strategies used so far in molecular biology and subsequently research and medical diagnosis. ..
  10. McDonald R, Birtles R, McCracken C, Day M. Histological and serological evidence of disease among invasive, non-native stoats Mustela erminea. Vet J. 2008;175:403-8 pubmed
    ..These findings could be exploited in biological control programmes. ..
  11. Teichroeb J, Kutz S, Parkar U, Thompson R, Sicotte P. Ecology of the gastrointestinal parasites of Colobus vellerosus at Boabeng-Fiema, Ghana: possible anthropozoonotic transmission. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2009;140:498-507 pubmed publisher
    ..that morphologically resembled the human species I. belli. The presence of this parasite and G. duodenalis Assemblage B indicates possible anthropozoonotic and/or zoonotic transmission between humans and colobus monkeys at this site...
  12. Baska F, Voronin V, Eszterbauer E, Müller L, Marton S, Molnár K. Occurrence of two myxosporean species, Myxobolus hakyi sp. n. and Hoferellus pulvinatus sp. n., in Pangasianodon hypophthalmus fry imported from Thailand to Europe as ornamental fish. Parasitol Res. 2009;105:1391-8 pubmed publisher
    ..n. had roundish spores with a size of 6.5 x 5.0 microm and had a characteristic pillow-like structure at its posterior end. Besides morphology, histology of infection and 18S rDNA sequences were studied. ..
  13. Roberts H, Palmeiro B, Weber E. Bacterial and parasitic diseases of pet fish. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2009;12:609-38, Table of Contents pubmed publisher
  14. Abdelmonem A, Metwally M, Hussein H, Elsheikha H. Gross and microscopic pathological changes associated with parasitic infection in European eel (Anguilla anguilla, Linnaeus 1758). Parasitol Res. 2010;106:463-9 pubmed publisher
    ..1%), and the cestode Proteocephalus macrocephalus (1.5%). Affected fish showed varying levels of tissue damage and pathological alterations including mild to severe degenerative, necrotic, and inflammatory changes in the affected organs. ..
  15. Mbora D, Wieczkowski J, Munene E. Links between habitat degradation, and social group size, ranging, fecundity, and parasite prevalence in the Tana River mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus). Am J Phys Anthropol. 2009;140:562-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results also emphasize the strong influence of habitat quality in determining daily travel distance and home range size in primates...
  16. Almeida W, Sales D, Santana G, Vieira W, Ribeiro S, Alves R, et al. Prevalence and intensity of infection by Raillietiella gigliolii Hett, 1924 (Pentastomida) in Amphisbaena alba Linnaeus, 1758 and A. vermicularis Wagler, 1824 (Amphisbaenidae) from Northeastern Brazil. Braz J Biol. 2009;69:1183-6 pubmed
    ..gigliolii as a parasite of A. vermicularis. Our results suggest that R. gigliolii is a generalist parasite species and that an overlapping diet is the determinant factor in the sharing of its final hosts. ..
  17. Abdel Baki A. Auerbachia bajadi sp. n. (Myxozoa: Auerbachiidae) infecting the gallbladder of orangespotted trevally Carangoides bajad (Teleostei: Carangidae) in the Red Sea. Parasitol Res. 2010;107:571-5 pubmed publisher
    ..One of the cited species of this genus was excluded as it was related to genus Coccomyxa than genus Auerbachia. Also, the accurate citation date of this genus was discussed...
  18. Sriram U, Biswas C, Behrens E, Dinnall J, Shivers D, Monestier M, et al. IL-4 suppresses dendritic cell response to type I interferons. J Immunol. 2007;179:6446-55 pubmed
    ..This inhibition could explain the increased susceptibility to viral infections observed during Th2-inducing parasitoses. ..
  19. Peeler E, Feist S, Longshaw M, Thrush M, St Hilaire S. An assessment of the variation in the prevalence of renal myxosporidiosis and hepatitis in wild brown trout, Salmo trutta L., within and between rivers in South-West England. J Fish Dis. 2008;31:719-28 pubmed publisher
    ..These values can be used in future studies to estimate the sample sizes required to generate prevalence estimates with the required precision. ..
  20. Wise D, Griffin M, Terhune J, Pote L, Khoo L. Induction and evaluation of proliferative gill disease in channel catfish fingerlings. J Aquat Anim Health. 2008;20:236-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Removing fish from the source of infection promoted repair of damaged gill tissue; within 14 d of fish transfer to clean water, gill pathology associated with the acute infection was negligible. ..
  21. Grabner D, El Matbouli M. Experimental transmission of malacosporean parasites from bryozoans to common carp ( Cyprinus carpio) and minnow ( Phoxinus phoxinus). Parasitology. 2010;137:629-39 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study showed that Buddenbrockia spp. were able to infect cyprinid fish, showing stages in kidney-tubules strikingly similar to those of T. bryosalmonae. ..
  22. Itoh N, Kanai K, Hori Y, Hoshi F, Higuchi S. Prevalence of Giardia intestinalis and other zoonotic intestinal parasites in private household dogs of the Hachinohe area in Aomori prefecture, Japan in 1997, 2002 and 2007. J Vet Sci. 2009;10:305-8 pubmed
    ..We recommend careful surveillance of intestinal parasites and aggressive use of anthelminthic in private household dogs under considering the epidemiological factors. ..
  23. Thien P, Dalsgaard A, Thanh B, Olsen A, Murrell K. Prevalence of fishborne zoonotic parasites in important cultured fish species in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Parasitol Res. 2007;101:1277-84 pubmed
    ..The results indicate that certain fish production systems are at risk for FZT, and control approaches will benefit from understanding these risk factors. ..
  24. Cebra C, Stang B. Comparison of methods to detect gastrointestinal parasites in llamas and alpacas. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008;232:733-41 pubmed publisher
    ..The saline McMaster technique appeared to offer an advantage in detecting small coccidia. ..
  25. Ternengo S, Levron C, Mouillot D, Marchand B. Site influence in parasite distribution from fishes of the Bonifacio Strait Marine Reserve (Corsica Island, Mediterranean Sea). Parasitol Res. 2009;104:1279-87 pubmed publisher
    ..The most important factor influencing their distribution was host specificity. This suggested that the parasite life traits history remained a fundamental determinant in the community composition. ..
  26. Whitehead C. Neonatal diseases in llamas and alpacas. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2009;25:367-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite the often moribund presentation of sick neonatal crias, they may be highly rewarding to treat, although hospitalization and 24-hour care is recommended. ..
  27. Pieragostini E, Rubino G, Bramante G, Rullo R, Petazzi F, Caroli A. Functional effect of haemoglobin polymorphism on the haematological pattern of Gentile di Puglia sheep. J Anim Breed Genet. 2006;123:122-30 pubmed
    ..The advances presented by this paper give reasons for inferring that BB genotypes can be expected to be more resilient to climatic stress and to local parasites. ..
  28. Tomobe K, Fujii H, Sun B, Nishioka H, Aruoma O. Modulation of infection-induced inflammation and locomotive deficit and longevity in senescence-accelerated mice-prone (SAMP8) model by the oligomerized polyphenol Oligonol. Biomed Pharmacother. 2007;61:427-34 pubmed
    ..This presents potential for further research to define infection-dependent inflammation associated with degenerative conditions and the molecular mechanism of dietary antioxidant protection. ..
  29. Hayward C, Aiken H, Nowak B. Epizootics of metazoan gill parasites did not threaten feasibility of farming southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) in a trial extending over summer months. Vet Parasitol. 2008;154:122-8 pubmed publisher
    ..As the high water temperatures over the summer period did not lead to increased infections of any species of gill parasites, we conclude that they do not threaten the feasibility of farming of Thunnus maccoyii. ..
  30. Larson R. Epidemiology and disease control in everyday beef practice. Theriogenology. 2008;70:565-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore to develop biosecurity plans for infectious disease in cattle, veterinarians must consider the pathogen, as well as environmental and animal factors. ..
  31. Cicek H, Cicek H, Senkul C, Tandogan M. [Use of geographical information systems in parasitic diseases and the importance of animal health economics]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2008;32:288-94 pubmed
    ..In this study, possible uses of Geographical Information Systems against parasitic diseases and an approach in terms of animal health economics were presented. ..
  32. Gül A, Deger S, Denizhan V. [The prevalence of Linguatula serrata (Fröhlich, 1789) nymphs in sheep in the Van province]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2009;33:25-7 pubmed
    ..19%) out of 347 sheep. L. serrata nymphs were not found in the lung lymph nodes of 224 sheep. In infected sheep, a total of 19 L. serrata nymphs were collected and two nymphs of L. serrata were seen in one mesenteric lymph node. ..
  33. Helden A. First extant records of mermithid nematode parasitism of Auchenorrhyncha in Europe. J Invertebr Pathol. 2008;99:351-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The insect hosts were collected from agricultural grassland field margins at three locations in Ireland during a farmland biodiversity study in 2007. ..
  34. Diéguez Uribeondo J, Garcia M, Cerenius L, Kozubíková E, Ballesteros I, Windels C, et al. Phylogenetic relationships among plant and animal parasites, and saprotrophs in Aphanomyces (Oomycetes). Fungal Genet Biol. 2009;46:365-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Saprotrophic or opportunistic species formed a separate evolutionary lineage except Aphanomyces stellatus whose evolutionary position has not yet been resolved...
  35. Bielecki A, Rokicka M, Ropelewska E, Dziekońska Rynko J. Leeches (Hirudinida: Piscicolidae)--parasites of Antarctic fish from Channichthyidae family. Wiad Parazytol. 2008;54:345-8 pubmed
    ..The above findings constitute new geographic records from off Elephant and Joinville Island and South Georgia. ..
  36. Whitehead C, Bedenice D. Neurologic diseases in llamas and alpacas. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2009;25:385-405 pubmed publisher
    ..CT and MRI are particularly useful when intracranial disease is suspected or for spinal lesions that show only subtle lesions on plain radiography. ..
  37. Powers L. Bacterial and parasitic diseases of ferrets. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2009;12:531-61, Table of Contents pubmed publisher
    ..This article discusses clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment of bacterial and parasitic diseases of ferrets. ..
  38. Błaszkowska J, Wójcik A. [43rd Clinical Day of Medical Parasitology. The trichomonas, Toxocara and fungi parasites as the etiological factors of human and animal diseases]. Wiad Parazytol. 2005;51:181-4 pubmed
  39. Pawłowski Z, Stefaniak J. [Clinical epidemiology and prevention of zoonotic parasitic infections in humans. A review]. Wiad Parazytol. 2004;50:697-705 pubmed
  40. Da Silva A, Zanette R, Lara V, Gressler L, Carregaro A, Santurio J, et al. Gastrointestinal parasites of owls (Strigiformes) kept in captivity in the Southern region of Brazil. Parasitol Res. 2009;104:485-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Eggs of Capillaria spp. and Strongylida, oocysts of Cryptosporidium spp., Eimeria spp., and Isospora spp. were observed. The birds showed no clinical signs, probably due to the mild nature of the infection. ..
  41. Griffin M, Khoo L, Torrans L, Bosworth B, Quiniou S, Gaunt P, et al. New data on Henneguya pellis (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), a parasite of blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus. J Parasitol. 2009;95:1455-67 pubmed publisher
    ..5). Spore morphology and site of development are similar to that of Henneguya sutherlandi from channel catfish; however, 18S rDNA sequence data support previous findings that identify H. pellis and H. sutherlandi as 2 distinct species. ..
  42. Careau V, Thomas D, Humphries M. Energetic cost of bot fly parasitism in free-ranging eastern chipmunks. Oecologia. 2010;162:303-12 pubmed publisher
    ..g. growing juveniles) and/or in harsh environmental conditions (e.g. low food availability)...
  43. Nareaho A, Ravanko K, Hölttä E, Sukura A. Comparative analysis of Trichinella spiralis and Trichinella nativa proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis. Parasitol Res. 2006;98:349-54 pubmed
    ..The antigenic differences of the species were analyzed with two-dimensional Western blots, which showed T. spiralis-specific proteins...
  44. Morgan E, Wall R. Climate change and parasitic disease: farmer mitigation?. Trends Parasitol. 2009;25:308-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Optimum mitigation strategies will be highly system specific and depend on detailed understanding of interactions between climate, parasite abundance, host availability and the cues for and economics of farmer intervention. ..
  45. Tawfeek G, Elwakil H, Awad N, El Hoseiny L, Thabet H, Sarhan R, et al. Genetic variability of antigen B among Echinococcus granulosus Egyptian isolates. Korean J Parasitol. 2009;47:259-64 pubmed publisher
    ..DNA sequence analysis highlighted that human infecting strain showed 100% identity with respect to sheep infecting isolate, 96% and 99% with pig and camel infecting isolates, respectively...
  46. Roberts J, Whipps C, Bartholomew J, Schneider L, Jacobson E. Myxidium scripta n. sp. identified in urinary and biliary tract of Louisiana-farmed red-eared slider turtles Trachemys scripta elegans. Dis Aquat Organ. 2008;80:199-209 pubmed publisher
    ..sp. This report documents a clinically significant nephropathy and genetic sequence from a Myxidium parasite affecting a freshwater turtle species in North America...
  47. Szotakova B, Nobilis M, Lamka J, Krízová V, Savlík M, Skalova L. Modulation of porcine (Sus scrofa domestica) and pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) carbonyl reducing enzymes by anthelmintic therapy with flubendazole. Drug Metab Lett. 2008;2:29-34 pubmed
    ..These results were confirmed by measuring the enzyme activities: carbonyl reducing enzyme activities were increased in pheasants treated by FLU, whereas FLU did not affect these enzymes in pigs. ..
  48. Peacock C. Host and parasite genomics, an Australasian perspective. Parasite Immunol. 2010;32:599-606 pubmed publisher
    ..This review highlights some of these studies that have made significant contributions to our knowledge of the pathogenesis of parasitic diseases with a particular emphasis placed on studies reported in the last couple of years. ..
  49. Willette M, Ponder J, Cruz Martinez L, Arent L, Bueno Padilla I, de Francisco O, et al. Management of select bacterial and parasitic conditions of raptors. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2009;12:491-517, Table of Contents pubmed publisher
    ..Once infected, treatment must be prompt, appropriate, and judicious. This article examines the significance, diagnosis, management, and prevention of select bacterial and parasitic pathogens of raptors. ..
  50. Smith N, Tilley L, Thompson R, Ryan U, Loukas A, Jenkins D, et al. An Australian network to support the understanding and control of parasites. Trends Parasitol. 2006;22:97-9 pubmed
    ..On an international scale, the ARC/NHMRC Network will work with other countries to develop new technologies for the detection and control of parasites...
  51. Ghassabeh G, De Baetselier P, Brys L, Noel W, Van Ginderachter J, Meerschaut S, et al. Identification of a common gene signature for type II cytokine-associated myeloid cells elicited in vivo in different pathologic conditions. Blood. 2006;108:575-83 pubmed
  52. Matthews J. Veterinary parasite immunology (special issue). Parasite Immunol. 2006;28:271-3 pubmed
  53. Bouma M, Smallridge C, Bull C, Komdeur J. Susceptibility to infection by a haemogregarine parasite and the impact of infection in the Australian sleepy lizard Tiliqua rugosa. Parasitol Res. 2007;100:949-54 pubmed
    ..As a consequence, they gain higher parasite loads, which in turn inhibit their activity. In this case, the parasite-host interaction may act as a buffer of lizard activity...
  54. Bowman D, Little S, Lorentzen L, Shields J, Sullivan M, Carlin E. Prevalence and geographic distribution of Dirofilaria immitis, Borrelia burgdorferi, Ehrlichia canis, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in dogs in the United States: results of a national clinic-based serologic survey. Vet Parasitol. 2009;160:138-48 pubmed publisher
    ..Dogs can serve as sentinels to identify the presence of vector-borne disease agents of both veterinary and public health significance...
  55. Molento M. Parasite control in the age of drug resistance and changing agricultural practices. Vet Parasitol. 2009;163:229-34 pubmed publisher
  56. Constenla M, Padrós F. Histopathological and ultrastructural studies on a novel pathological condition in Solea senegalensis. Dis Aquat Organ. 2010;90:191-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The main features suggest that these organisms could be amoebae or parasites with an amoeboid or plasmodial form in their developmental cycle...
  57. Kuze N, Kanamori T, Malim T, Bernard H, Zamma K, Kooriyama T, et al. Parasites found from the feces of Bornean orangutans in Danum Valley, Sabah, Malaysia, with a redescription of Pongobius hugoti and the description of a new species of Pongobius (Nematoda: Oxyuridae). J Parasitol. 2010;96:954-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Presence of plural species of non- Enterobius pinworms is a remarkable feature of the orangutan-pinworm relationship, which may reflect speciation process of the orangutans, host switching, and coevolution by pinworms...
  58. Taylor N, Sommerville C, Wootten R. The epidemiology of Argulus spp. (Crustacea: Branchiura) infections in stillwater trout fisheries. J Fish Dis. 2006;29:193-200 pubmed
    ..Three risk factors were associated with problem infections: the presence of an algal bloom, slow rates of stock turnover and whether water level dropped by <1 m during the summer months...
  59. Marietto Gonçalves G, Fernandes T, Silva R, Lopes R, Andreatti Filho R. Intestinal protozoan parasites with zoonotic potential in birds. Parasitol Res. 2008;103:1237-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Infections by Balantidium sp., Entamoeba sp., and Blastocystis sp. were observed in 17 individuals (8.2%) of Gnorimopsar chopi, Oryzoborus angolensis, Sporophila caerulescens, Ramphastos toco, Aratinga leucophtalmus, and Pavo cristatus...
  60. Laaksonen S, Solismaa M, Orro T, Kuusela J, Saari S, Kortet R, et al. Setaria tundra microfilariae in reindeer and other cervids in Finland. Parasitol Res. 2009;104:257-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Captive reindeer were smf positive over the year. The prepatent period of S. tundra was estimated to be about 4 months, and the life span at least 14 months. This parasite likely has an important impact on boreal ecosystems...
  61. Redondo M, Alvarez Pellitero P. Carbohydrate patterns in the digestive tract of Sparus aurata L. and Psetta maxima (L.) (Teleostei) parasitized by Enteromyxum leei and E. scophthalmi (Myxozoa). Parasitol Int. 2010;59:445-53 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the changes induced by Enteromyxum spp. infections in the digestive tract of GSB and TB suggest a role of terminal carbohydrate residues in the parasite-host interaction...
  62. Cao S, Ding X, Zhang J, Liu L. Monogenea of Chinese marine fishes. XVIII. Two monocotylids, including a new species, from the blotched fantail ray Taeniurops meyeni (Elasmobranchii: Dasyatidae) in the South China Sea. Folia Parasitol (Praha). 2010;57:169-72 pubmed
    ..Its main features are almost the same as in the original description, except that it exhibits a variable number of marginal papillae...
  63. Weitzenbürger D, Vits A, Hamann H, Distl O. [Occurrence of organic diseases and parasitoses in layer strains Lohmann Selected Leghorn and Lohmann Brown kept in small group housing systems and furnished cages during the laying period]. Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr. 2005;118:441-8 pubmed
    ..Endoparasites did not mean a health problem. In contrast, the red mite of poultry was detected in each examined system...
  64. Fraser D, Hunt P, Skinner R, Coles G. Survey of parasite control on sheep farms in south-west England. Vet Rec. 2006;158:55-7 pubmed
  65. Jackson F. Nutrition and immunity of nematodes of livestock. Parasite Immunol. 2008;30:61-2 pubmed publisher
  66. Gozalo A, Maximova O, StClaire M, Montali R, Ward J, Cheng L, et al. Visceral and neural larva migrans in rhesus macaques. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2008;47:64-7 pubmed
    ..These cases are similar to the low-level or covert cases of Baylisascaris infection described to occur in humans and provide further evidence of the existence of this parasite in the southeastern United States...
  67. Guo F, Woo P. Selected parasitosis in cultured and wild fish. Vet Parasitol. 2009;163:207-16 pubmed publisher
  68. Dorrestein G. Bacterial and parasitic diseases of passerines. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2009;12:433-51, Table of Contents pubmed publisher
    ..This article discusses the bacterial and parasitic diseases of passerines...
  69. Naldo J, Libanan N, Samour J. Health assessment of a spiny-tailed lizard (Uromastyx spp.) population in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. J Zoo Wildl Med. 2009;40:445-52 pubmed
    ..coli, Proteus spp., Providencia spp., and nonhemolytic Staphylococcus. Ascarids were the only endoparasites found. This is the first biomedical data published for the spiny-tailed lizard...
  70. Magne M. Selected topics in pediatric gastroenterology. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2006;36:533-48, vi pubmed
    ..Topics include infectious and endoparasitic disorders, congenital esophageal and hepatic disorders, and acute or chronic intestinal diseases. Diagnostic criteria as well as treatment guidelines are presented...
  71. Brickle P, Mackenzie K, Pike A. Variations in the parasite fauna of the Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides Smitt, 1898), with length, season, and depth of habitat around the Falkland Islands. J Parasitol. 2006;92:282-91 pubmed
    ..The causes of the variations in parasite faunas in association with these intrinsic and extrinsic factors are discussed...
  72. Pilarczyk B, Balicka Ramisz A, Ramisz A, Lachowska S. [The occurrence of intestinal parasites of roe deer and red deer in the Western Pomerania voivodeship]. Wiad Parazytol. 2005;51:307-10 pubmed
    ..The aim of the study was to establish the parasite prevalence of roe deer and red deer in Western Pomerania...
  73. Brooker A, Shinn A, Bron J. A review of the biology of the parasitic copepod Lernaeocera branchialis (L., 1767) (Copepoda: Pennellidae). Adv Parasitol. 2007;65:297-341 pubmed
  74. Holzhauer M, Overgaauw P. [WAAVP-congress 'Advancement in Parasitology' in Ghent, Belgium, August 19-23 2007]. Tijdschr Diergeneeskd. 2007;132:940-1 pubmed
  75. Sitja Bobadilla A. Fish immune response to Myxozoan parasites. Parasite. 2008;15:420-5 pubmed
    ..This information will be crucial for the future development of vaccines and other preventive strategies such as immunomodulation and selection of disease-resistant strains..
  76. Massey S, Elsheikha H, Morsy G. A cross-sectional study of intestinal parasitic infections of the European badgers in Woodchester Park, South West England. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2009;39:171-82 pubmed
    ..This refutes the hypothesis that parasitism exacerbates TB status. Studies encompassing larger numbers of badgers are needed for confirmation of the present finding...
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