Mohsen Ghane

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Sheep and goats serve as intermediate hosts for the canine tapeworm Taenia multiceps. The cysts produced by the intermediate stage of parasite are usually found in the cerebral hemispheres of small ruminants, and the resulting disease is commonly known as coenurosis. Coenurosis is clinically manifested in the form of various nervous symptoms, depending on(More)
Mastitis is still an important disease causing heavy and irreparable economic losses in the dairy industry. We describe the clinicopathological and microbiological features of an unusual acute septic mastitis caused by P. multocida in a 3-year-old dairy goat. At necropsy, the enlargement of the left udder half with hard consistency, the extensive areas of(More)
Theileria lestoquardi (hirci) is a tick-transmitted protozoan parasite that causes a malignant disease in sheep. The parasite invades ovine leukocytes and stimulates a variety of immune responses in the host. In order to evaluate serum adenosine deaminase activity and the status of some inflammatory mediators, 34 fat-tailed Iranian sheep naturally infected(More)
Six hundred horse serum samples were analyzed for equine influenza virus-specific antibodies using competitive ELISA in Fars Province (south of Iran) (2011–2012). In our study, 2.5 % of horses had a positive reaction which was proved to be due to natural exposure to equine influenza virus. Of the horses, 1.94 % were positive in autumn and 5.47 % were(More)
The objective of this experiment was to elucidate the aspects of differential circulatory cell responses during experimental coccidiosis in goat. A total of twenty newborn kids were selected; ten of them were infected with sporulated oocysts of the most pathogenic species of Eimeria and the remainder served as control. and 35 days post infection (dpi) and(More)
A case of erythema multiforme in an 11-year-old mare which had received no medication is presented with a history of foaling. This horse displayed a gradual outbreak of erythematous macules, raised papules, and nonalopecic and nonpruritic plaques over the lateral aspects of the neck and shoulders to rump without involvement of the dorsum and ventral(More)
Molecular investigation of Anaplasmataceae species in the dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) is still lacking in Iran. In this study, the presence of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia species was investigated in a total of 100 camels in southern Iran. A total number of six camels (6.0 %) were infected by Candidatus Anaplasma camelii genetically related to(More)
An outbreak of hepatogenous photosensitization and jaundice occurred in a flock of 253 fat-tailed sheep grazing pasture of proso millet (Panicum miliaceum) in Iran. Eighty three animals were clinically diagnosed intoxicated and 41 were found dead and locally grown proso millet was implicated as the cause. The diagnosis of toxicosis was based on clinical(More)
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