Archivos Mensuales: septiembre 2014

Experimental ruminant models for bovine neosporosis: what is known and what is needed.

BENAVIDES, J., COLLANTES FERNÁNDEZ, E., FERRE, I., PÉREZ, V., CAMPERO, C., MOTA, R., INNES, E., ORTEGA MORA, L.M. PARASITOLOGY. 2014, 141: 1471-1488 At present, bovine neosporosis is an important worldwide concern because of its wide geographic distribution and economic impact. Abortion is the main clinical sign of bovine neosporosis in both dairy and beef cattle. […]

Control options for Neospora caninum – is there anything new or are we going backwards?

REICHEL, MICHAEL P., McALLISTER, MILTON M., POMROY, WILLIAM E., CAMPERO, CARLOS, ORTEGA MORA, L.M., ELLIS, JHON T. PARASITOLOGY. 2014. 141: 1455-1470. Recent work has highlighted and enumerated the economic annual losses due to Neospora caninum abortions worldwide, which should provide strong motivation for the control of bovine neosporosis. However, with the recent withdrawal from sale […]

Dynamics of Besnoitia besnoiti infection in cattle.

ÁLVAREZ GARCÍA, G., GARCÍA LUNAR, P., GUTIÉRREZ EXPÓSITO, D., SHKAP, V., ORTEGA MORA, L.M. PARASITOLOGY. 2014, 141: 1419-1435. Bovine besnoitiosis is caused by the cyst-forming apicomplexan parasite Besnoitia besnoiti. This disease progresses in two sequential phases: a febrile acute phase with oedemas and respiratory disorders, and a chronic phase characterized by the presence of subcutaneous tissue cysts and […]