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Associated risk factors influencing ovine Eimeria infections in southern Spain.
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Analysis of intrinsic/extrinsic risk factor revealed age, herd/farm size and animal density to be the main factors significantly influencing Eimeria oocysts per gram of faeces counts (OPG) and overall prevalence of EIMeria spp. Expand
Identification and characterization of natural viruses associated with the invasive insect pest Drosophila suzukii.
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The identification and characterization of two natural viruses associated with D. suzukii are reported, Drosophila A virus (DAV) and La Jolla virus (LJV), which provide new tools for the development of biological control agents that protect crops against D.suzukII without a harmful impact on biodiversity. Expand
Analysis of potential risk factors of caprine coccidiosis.
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The high prevalence of pathogenic Eimeria species on Portuguese goat farms in combination with the occurrence of related risk factors strengthen the importance of coccidiosis control in caprine industry. Expand
Leukocytes coincubated with human sperm trigger classic neutrophil extracellular traps formation, reducing sperm motility.
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The stimulus of the human spermatozoon triggers the release of NETs; this response is dose dependent and increases with exposure time; the motility of affected spermatozoa diminishes, suggesting that this interaction on a larger scale would decrease the probability of successful fertilization. Expand
First description of an in vitro culture system for Eimeria ovinoidalis macromeront formation in primary host endothelial cells.
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Given that a suitable in vitro system for the first merogony of such pathogenic Eimeria species in sheep is established, advances might be made not only on studies regarding the control of ovine coccidiosis, such as drug screenings, but also on the better understanding of molecular parasite-host cell interactions as already demonstrated for other ruminant Eimaria species. Expand
The infection of Harmonia axyridis by a parasitic nematode is mediated by entomopathogenic bacteria and triggers sex-specific host immune responses
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Evidence is provided that the female immune system responds much more strongly to the nematodes and provokes a more robust invasion strategy involving the bacterial mutualists, which could help develop a biological strategy to counter the spread of this insect pest. Expand
Identification of entomopathogenic bacteria associated with the invasive pest Drosophila suzukii in infested areas of Germany.
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Insight is provided into the complex relationships within the microbiome and pathobiome of D. suzukii and this may lead to the isolation of bacteria that can be used as biological control agents. Expand
Postparturient Rise in the Excretion of Eimeria Spp . in Manchega Dairy Sheep
The present study was carried out on the occurrence of a postparturient rise of Eimeria spp. in breeding ewes grazing in natural pastures. The research was performed in a dairy flock in theExpand
Organization of the Structural Protein Region of La Jolla Virus Isolated from the Invasive Pest Insect Drosophila suzukii
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This work characterized a strain of La Jolla virus from Ds in Germany as a candidate biopesticide in detail, focusing on the processing of its capsid proteins, and developed a model for the organization of the LJV structural protein region. Expand
Evaluation of the Baermann–Wetzel method for detecting lungworm larvae in wild ruminants from faecal samples
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A good level of agreement as well as a similar sensitivity between the two types of sample were observed, validating the use of faecal samples as a less invasive and cost-effective alternative for the monitoring of lungworm in wild ruminant populations. Expand
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