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Sarcocystis spp infection in Philippine water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis).
In a survey of sarcocysts in muscle tissues obtained from 142 water buffaloes, 65% of the carcasses had sarcocysts. Macroscopic and two forms of microscopic sarcocysts, the spindle-shaped or fusiformExpand
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Serologic detection of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Rattus spp collected from three different sites in Dasmariñas, Cavite, Philippines.
Acute and chronic cases of toxoplasmosis in Rattus norvegicus and Rattus rattus mindanensis caught in agricultural, commercial and residential sites in Dasmariñas, Cavite, Philippines were determinedExpand
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Epidemiological survey of Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina infections of cattle in Philippines.
A total of 250 blood samples were collected from clinically healthy cattle in five provinces of Philippines. DNA was extracted from the samples and analyzed by nested PCR assays for anExpand
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Detection of natural infection of Boophilus microplus with Babesia equi and Babesia caballi in Brazilian horses using nested polymerase chain reaction.
The potential role of Boophilus microplus as a natural tick vector of Babesia equi and Babesia caballi in Brazilian horses was assessed using nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based markerExpand
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A survey of bovine, bubaline and swine sarcocystosis in the Philippines.
In a survey conducted from January to December, 1994, muscle tissues in 12 out of 22 slaughtered carabaos ages 8-17 years old and obtained from the Food Terminal Inc, Abbatoir in Laguna showedExpand
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Growth-Inhibitory Effects of Artesunate, Pyrimethamine, and Pamaquine against Babesia equi and Babesia caballi in In Vitro Cultures
ABSTRACT Three antimalarial drugs, artesunate, pyrimethamine, and pamaquine, were evaluated for their growth-inhibitory effects against Babesia equi and Babesia caballi in in vitro culture. B. equiExpand
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Studies on serological cross-reaction of Neospora caninum with Toxoplasma gondii and Hammondia heydorni.
The enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was used to examine cross-reactivity of Neospora caninum with Toxoplasma gondii and Hammondia heydorni. Anti-T. gondii mouse and cat sera cross-reactedExpand
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High Genetic Diversity of Anaplasma marginale Detected from Philippine Cattle
ABSTRACT A total of 658 cattle in 6 provinces in the Philippines were screened for Anaplasma marginale infection by using a diagnostic heat-shock operon (groEL) gene-PCR assay. The screening-positiveExpand
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Growth inhibitory effect of triclosan on equine and bovine Babesia parasites.
We evaluated the growth inhibitory effect of triclosan, which has recently been reported to inhibit the growth of Plasmodium species and Toxoplasma gondii, on bovine and equine Babesia parasites inExpand
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Parasite biodiversity in Rattus spp caught in wet markets.
Rattus spp trapped in wet markets in Quiapo, Manila and Balayan, Batangas had ectoparasites, Echinolaelaps echidnius (mite), and Polyplax spinulosa (louse). The endoparasites identified wereExpand
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