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- Beesley, Nicola Jane, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2018 v.11 no.1 pp. 674
- Fasciola hepatica; animal age; anthelmintics; antibodies; autumn; blood serum; chronic diseases; climatic factors; coproantigens; cows; dairy cattle; dairy farming; diagnostic techniques; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; farms; fascioliasis; fecal egg count; grasses; grazing management; heifers; herds; lactation; longevity; longitudinal studies; parasites; snails; summer; Denmark
- ... BACKGROUND: Bovine fasciolosis is an economically important livestock disease in Europe, and represents a particular challenge for organic farms, where cattle are grazed extensively and the use of anthelmintic is limited. A two-year longitudinal study was conducted on two conventional and two organic Danish dairy farms to examine the current temporal trend of F. hepatica infection on-farm, and to ...