Category Archives: Cows

Zoonotic Tuberculosis, a public health challenge?

Teat skin colonization with contagious mastitis pathogens increase the risk of bovine intramammary infections

IRTA and CIBERNED sign an agreement to investigate prion diseases

New diagnostics to detect contagious mastitis pathogens in different niches of cow udder

Bovine Fascioliasis: Neglected Infectious Tropical Disease with Recent Re-Emergence in The Nile Delta of Egypt

Bovine fascioliasis is a parasitic infectious disease caused by the common liver fluke Fasciola spp (F. gigantica and F. hepatica). It result in significant economic losses due to reduction in milk production, loss of appetite and loss of weight, increase anthelmintic use and veterinary service. Additionally, it is one of the most common zoonotic parasitic diseases according to the World Health Organization in developing countries.

Application of MALDI-TOF assay for identification and differentiation of mastitis-causing pathogens from milk and non-milk samples

How much does Bovine cysticercosis cost us?

Taenia saginata is a zoonotic parasite that causes taeniosis in people (definitive host) and cysticercosis in cattle  (intermediate host). The adult form of the parasite or tapeworm develops in the small intestine of people (taeniasis) while the larval or cysticercus form establishes in the musculature of cattle (cysticercosis).

Bovine tuberculosis: Challenges and controversies (III). Is vaccination an option?