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Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Control of Trichinellosis
SUMMARY Throughout much of the world, Trichinella spp. are found to be the causative agents of human trichinellosis, a disease that not only is a public health hazard by affecting human patients butExpand
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Human Alveolar Echinococcosis after Fox Population Increase, Switzerland
An increase in fox population has led to an increase in incidence of human alveolar echinococcosis.
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Detection of Tritrichomonas foetus by PCR and DNA Enzyme Immunoassay Based on rRNA Gene Unit Sequences
ABSTRACT Tritrichomonas foetus is the causative agent of bovine tritrichomonosis, a sexually transmitted disease leading to infertility and abortion. Diagnosis is hampered by putative contaminationExpand
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Molecular and immunodiagnostic investigations on bovine neosporosis in Switzerland
Abstract Neospora caninum has gained considerable attention through its role in the aetiology of bovine abortion. Due to its close phylogenetic relationship with Toxoplasma gondii, respectiveExpand
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Diagnosis of Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii infection by PCR and DNA hybridization immunoassay.
A recently described PCR test for the identification of Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii has been further developed and optimized in view of its practicability for routine diagnosticExpand
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Neospora caninum: specific oligonucleotide primers for the detection of brain "cyst" DNA of experimentally infected nude mice by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
Both tachyzoites and bradyzoites in tissue cysts of Neospora caninum are morphologically difficult to distinguish from those of other cyst-forming apicomplexan parasites such as Toxoplasma gondii.Expand
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Protozoal Abortion in Farm Ruminants: Guidelines for Diagnosis and Control
* Foundations on reproduction and fertility problems in cattle and sheep * Study design and sample collection in aborted foetuses and early pregnancy losses * Aetiological diagnosis * DiagnosticExpand
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Redescription of Neospora caninum and its differentiation from related coccidia.
Neospora caninum is a protozoan parasite of animals, which before 1984 was misidentified as Toxoplasma gondii. Infection by this parasite is a major cause of abortion in cattle and causes paralysisExpand
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