[epidemiological aspects of toxocariasis in switzerland].in the regions of basel, jura and zürich (switzerland) 765 blood donors completed a questionnaire with respect to symptoms, animal contacts and occupation, and their sera were tested for antibodies to tissue helminths in elisa. 5.1%, 3.3% and 6.5% exhibited antibodies solely to the respective antigens of toxocara canis, fasciola hepatica, and echinococcus granulosus. combined seroreactions were mainly observed between f. hepatica and e. granulosus antigens. reactivity to t. canis antigen was ass ...19863764384
[ovine enzootic abortion: seroprevalence in switzerland using a competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (celisa)].the present study gives an overview over the seroprevalence of ovine enzootic abortion in switzerland. 639 sheep flocks out of eight cantons in switzerland were examined by a competitive enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (celisa) for antibodies against chlamydophila abortus (chlamydia psittaci serotype 1), the agent causing ovine enzootic abortion. the eight cantons included aargau, bern, zürich, appenzell-ausserrhoden, appenzell-innerrhoden and fribourg, the vallais and the graubünden. they wer ...200212677686
multiple anthelmintic resistance in haemonchus contortus isolated from south african boer goats in switzerland.a suspected case of multiple anthelmintic resistance on a farm in the canton of zurich, switzerland, into which south african boer goats had previously been imported, was confirmed in a controlled test. twenty sheep were allocated into one control group and three treatment groups to determine the efficacy of mebendazole, ivermectin and moxidectin applying the faecal egg count reduction test (fecrt). the sheep were slaughtered 1 week later and post-mortem worm counts were performed. benzimidazole ...200515740865
[imported coenurosis in sheep].thirteen sheep from a milk producing farm in the canton of grisons that presented chronic coenurosis were examined and subjected to treatment trials at the veterinary hospital in zurich. symptoms were first observed around two months after the import of two dogs from italy (abruzza) of which one was infected with taenia multiceps and echinococcus granulosus. the most frequently observed clinical symptoms of the sheep were reduced general condition, circling, reduced menace reflex, apathy, unstea ...200617024978
[notifiable animal diseases diagnosed at the institute of veterinary pathology of the university of zurich between 1988 and 2004].one of the essential tasks of veterinary pathology is the gross and microscopic examination of animals post mortem. frequently requests are made for the cause of disease or death in the absence of a precise history or an otherwise specific assignment e.g. whether a notifiable disease is involved. the general examination is supplemented by a spectrum of additional examinations depending on the case whereas attempts are made to keep the costs within limits and to answer the client's request with j ...200718225409
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