Neospora caninum was isolated from the brain of an apparently healthy calfborn to a seropositive cow. The calf was killed 12 hrs after birth and homogenate of its brain wasinoculated into Vero cells.
Three male specimens of the eyeworm, Oxyspirura chabaudi, were found duringthe post mortem examination of one individual of Turdus merula L. (Passeriformes). This is the firstrecord of Turdus merula as a host for O. chabaudi.
The identified mutations in the pfcrt, dhfr and dhps genes of Plasmodiumfalciparum show a very high correlation with resistance to chloroquine, pyrimethamine andsulfadoxine, the drugs that are still used as malaria chemoprophylaxis or treatment. We undertook amolecular screening of 82… Read moreDetection of molecular markers for chloroquine and pyrimethamine/sulfadoxineresistance in imported cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Poland
Between May and September 2006, 640 specimens of the rabbitfish Siganusrivulatus Forsskal (Teleostei, Siganidae) were examined for infections with intestinal helminths.These fishes were caught in the Red Sea off the coast of Sharm El-Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt,examined in a field… Read moreEcological comments on the intestinal helminths of the rabbitfish Siganusrivulatus (Teleostei, Siganidae) from the northern Red Sea
Brasilochondria riograndensis Thatcher et Pereira, 2004 (Copepoda,Chondracanthidae) is redescribed based on newly collected material from the branchial cavity offlounder, Paralichthys orbignyanus (Valenciennes, 1842), from the coasts of Buenos Aires Province,Argentina. A number of details were overlooked and some appendages were… Read moreRedescription of Brasilochondria riograndensis (Copepoda, Chondracanthidae)parasitic on flounder, Paralichthys orbignyanus (Actinopterygii, Pleuronectiformes) from SouthAmerican Atlantic waters
Brasergasilus bifurcatus sp. nov. (Copepoda, Ergasilidae, Abergasilinae) isdescribed. Specimens of the new species were collected from the gills and nasal fossae of theserrasalmid fishes, known as “piranhas”, Pygocentrus piraya (Cuvier, 1819) and “pirambebas”,Serrasalmus brandtii (Lutken, 1875).
Two new genera and three new species of feather mites (Astigmata,Pterolichoidea, Analgoidea) are described from two closely related species of cockatoos, Cacatuagalerita (type host) and C. sulphurea (Psittaciformes, Cacatuidae):
The present study was conducted on bats from different locations in Turkey.Of 33 bats, belonging to 10 species, 10 individuals (30.3%) of four species were infected withgamasine mites. Fifty-three mites belonging to 2 families (Spinturnicidae and Macronyssidae) werecollected.