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Toxocara spp. infections in paratenic hosts.
Current knowledge of larval migration in a variety of possible paratenic hosts is summarized including variations of migration routes and susceptibilities and information about the clinical and pathological changes for the presented species and possible consequences of the somatic migration of larvae are reviewed. Expand
The use of bulk-tank milk ELISAs to assess the spatial distribution of Fasciola hepatica, Ostertagia ostertagi and Dictyocaulus viviparus in dairy cattle in Flanders (Belgium).
The presence of clustering of (economic) infections was studied using Moran's I, whereas the location and size of the clusters were studied using the spatial scan statistic, the Local Indicator of Spatial Association and Kernel density plotting. Expand
Prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and coinfection with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in the hard tick Ixodes ricinus in the city of Hanover (Germany).
The castor bean tick Ixodes ricinus has been found to be the main vector for Lyme borreliosis spirochetes and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Central Europe, and coinfections with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (sl) were found. Expand
Antibodies to major pasture borne helminth infections in bulk-tank milk samples from organic and nearby conventional dairy herds in south-central Sweden.
This randomised pairwise survey was to compare the regional distribution of antibody levels against the three most important helminth infections in organic and conventional dairy herds in Sweden to reveal evidence for seasonal patterns against cattle stomach worm (Ostertagia ostertagi). Expand
Seroprevalence and GIS-supported risk factor analysis of Fasciola hepatica infections in dairy herds in Germany
Considering the high seroprevalences in some areas and the economic impact of fasciolosis, farmers and veterinarians should be strongly advised to implement effective liver fluke control programmes. Expand
Rickettsia spp. and Coinfections with Other Pathogenic Microorganisms in Hard Ticks from Northern Germany
The current study examined the status of ticks from the city of Hanover, Northern Germany, regarding the presence of Rickettsia spp. Expand
Revisited: Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infections in hard ticks (Ixodes ricinus) in the city of Hanover (Germany)
Comparing B. burgdorferi s.l. infections in Hanoverian I. ricinus ticks in 2010 with data from 2005, a statistically significant increase of infected larvae was noted, whereas the other stages revealed no statistically significant differences. Expand
The predicted secretome and transmembranome of the poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae
This study is the first providing a mite’s secretome as well as transmembranome and provides valuable insights into D. gallinae pES and pTM proteins operating in different metabolic pathways. Expand
Seasonal pattern of Fasciola hepatica antibodies in dairy herds in Northern Germany
Fasciolosis, caused by the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica, is one of the most important parasitoses in cattle farming worldwide. In dairy cows, the trematode leads to economic losses due to decreasedExpand
Comparison of Microbiomes between Red Poultry Mite Populations (Dermanyssus gallinae): Predominance of Bartonella-like Bacteria
The presence of identified putative pathogenic bacteria is relevant with respect to human and animal health issues while the identification of symbiontic bacteria can lead to new control methods targeting them to destabilize the arthropod host. Expand