Veterinary Parasitology

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 03:26
Author(s): Alicia Rojas, Gad BanethAbstractSpirocerca lupi is a parasitic and carcinogenic nematode of canids distributed in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. The excretion-secretion proteins (PES) of S. lupi have been suggested to play a role in the pathogenesis of its infection. We aimed to identify the PES of different stages of S. lupi and search for proteins that would be...
Fri, 10/04/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Alessandra Snak, Gilberto Serighelli Junior, Giulia Von Tonnemann Pilati, Carlos Czpak Kroetz, Wagner Consoni, José Cristani, Anderson Barbosa de MouraAbstractNeospora caninum is known to cause reproductive disturbances in several animal species, such as cattle, sheep, and goats. However, research on the effects of N. caninum on reproduction in pigs is limited. The objective of this...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:24
Author(s): Julie Alice Simon, Eva Chancel, Pauline Hubert, Dominique Aubert, Isabelle Villena, Emmanuelle Gilot-Fromont, Marie-Lazarine PoulleAbstractToxoplasma gondii is the parasite responsible for toxoplasmosis, a highly prevalent zoonosis that affects humans and warm-blooded animals. Faeces of infected cats can contain millions of T. gondii oocysts, which remain infectious in the environment...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:24
Author(s): Marco Genchi, Alice Vismarra, Chiara Lucchetti, Antonio Viglietti, Serena Crosara, Giacomo Gnudi, Cecilia Quintavalla, Roland Schaper, Laura KramerAbstractHeartworm infection (also known as dirofilariosis due to Dirofilaria immitis) in dogs causes chronic pulmonary disease that, if left untreated, can lead to right-side congestive heart failure. Currently, the only registered drug for...