Parasitic Diseases Technical Articles


Article published the July 23, 2019:

Field Application of a Subunit Vaccine against an Enteric Protozoan Disease

Introduction Coccidiosis is a major global veterinary health problem impacting on the production of domesticated sheep, cattle, poultry and even fish. It is a particularly problematic disease in chickens (due ...
Author/s :
amnon michaelMichael WallachUdi Ashash
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Article published the July 22, 2019:

Effects of Simple and Disposable Chicken Cages for Experimental Eimeria Infections

Coccidiosis of chickens, one of the most costly diseases affecting the poultry industry worldwide, is caused by infection with one or more of 7 species of the intracellular protozoan parasite Eimeria [1,2]. Eim...
Author/s :
Hyun Lillehoj
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Article published the January 30, 2019:

Alternative to chemical insecticide (ticks & mites) in poultry, cattle and pets

Insects (ticks, mites, fleas, lice etc.) nuisance is not a new problem and well known to everyone since old age especially in the animals. Talking about cattle Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is cons...
Author/s :
Dr. Amit Kumar PandeyPraful Kumar
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Article published the January 30, 2019:

Characterization of novel microneme adhesive repeats (MAR) in Eimeria tenella

Background Seven species of the genus Eimeria (Apicomplexa, Coccidia) cause chicken coccidiosis, a disease with a huge economic impact in the poultry industry. Disease pathology is characterised by diarrhoea, ...
Author/s :
Fiona TomleyVirginia Marugan-Hernandez
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Article published the September 14, 2018:

Nematicide activity of microfungi (Orbiliales, Orbiliaceae) after transit through gastrointenstinal tract of “Gallus gallus domesticus”

Introduction The Brazilian production of chicken meat has increased considerably and the country is now the world's third largest producer and leader in exports (RODRIGUES et al., 2014). The growing demand for...
Author/s :
Jackson Victor de AraújoManoel Da Silva
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Article published the June 7, 2018:

Field Assessments to Control the Lesser Mealworm (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Using Diatomaceous Earth in Poultry Houses

Modern poultry farming is characterized by the confinement of large numbers of birds in controlled environments, ensuring adequate conditions for the development of the birds. However, this environment is also ...
Author/s :
Daian OliveiraLuis Alves
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Article published the May 29, 2018:

Activity of Some Brazilian Isolates of Entomopathogenic Fungi Against the Poultry Red Mite Dermanyssus Gallinae De Geer (Acari: Dermanyssidae)

Introduction Brazilian egg production is based on intensive farming systems, which ensure greater yield in a smaller physical space. However, it favors the development of arthropod pests, such as the red mite ...
Author/s :
Luis Alves
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Article published the May 3, 2018:

Beauveria Bassiana Applied to Broiler Chicken Houses as Biocontrol of Alphitobius Diaperinus Panzer (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), an Avian Pathogens Vector

Introduction The lesser mealworm Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) is a ubiquitous and significant insect pest in commercial poultry house litter. The young chicks ingest larval and a...
Author/s :
Fabiana PintoLuis Alves
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Article published the February 22, 2018:

Exo-erythrocytic development of avian malaria and related haemosporidian parasites

Background Malaria parasites (species of Plasmodium) and related haemosporidians of the order Haemosporida are widespread and diverse pathogens infect many species of the major groups of vertebrates, which are...
Author/s :
Gediminas Valkiunas
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Article published the October 26, 2017:

Intestinal Parasites in Backyard Chicken Flocks

Intestinal parasites (worms) are very common in chickens in the backyard type poultry flocks. The presence of a few parasites does not usually cause a problem. However, large numbers can have a devastating effe...
Author/s :
Gary ButcherRichard Miles
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