Category Archives: Cows

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?

Bovine tuberculosis: Challenges and controversies (II). Biological and non-biological context

Bovine tuberculosis: Challenges and controversies (I). A shared disease

Foot-and-mouth disease, a disease that may come back any day

Those of you of a certain age and more or less interested in animal health will remember that in 2001 there was a major outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in England that had a large media coverage. Those  even older might even remember it as a disease  that affected cattle almost every year in Catalonia.

New doctoral thesis about the bovine tuberculosis in the herds

Can dog and rabbits go mad as cows do?