Implications of wild dog ecology on the sylvatic and domestic life cycle of Neospora caninum in Australia

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dc.contributor.author King, Jess en_US
dc.contributor.author Jenkins, David en_US
dc.contributor.author Ellis, John en_US
dc.contributor.author Fleming, Peter en_US
dc.contributor.author Windsor, Peter en_US
dc.contributor.author Slapeta, Jan en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T08:51:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T08:51:00Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2009004090 en_US
dc.identifier.citation King Jess et al. 2011, 'Implications of wild dog ecology on the sylvatic and domestic life cycle of Neospora caninum in Australia', Elsevier, vol. 188, no. 1, pp. 24-33. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1090-0233 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15045
dc.description.abstract Neospora caninum is transmitted either transplacentally or horizontally by ingestion of tissue cysts present in tissues or oocysts shed by dogs. Neosporosis is a significant disease, causing cattle abortion at 5? 7 months of pregnancy. Infected cows may remain infective for life transmitting the infection in several consecutive or non-consecutive pregnancies. A great deal is known about the epidemiology of neosporosis, although only limited information is available on the main routes of horizontal transmission. In Australia, the presence of the dingo as the top-order predator suggests a potential sylvatic route of transmission between dingoes and as yet unknown native wildlife in addition to the domestic route via dogs with access to infected tissue on farms. This review article critically evaluates the overlap between the domestic and sylvatic routes, taking into account canine ecology, and summarises current understanding of the transmission of N. caninum to provide a foundation for epidemiologists, farmers and conservation biologists dealing with neosporosis and wild dog control programs. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2010.03.002 en_US
dc.title Implications of wild dog ecology on the sylvatic and domestic life cycle of Neospora caninum in Australia en_US
dc.parent The Veterinary Journal en_US
dc.journal.volume 188 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Amsterdam en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 24 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 33 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Medical and Molecular Biosciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 070708 en_US
dc.personcode 0000061081 en_US
dc.personcode 0000053777 en_US
dc.personcode 910945 en_US
dc.personcode 0000061267 en_US
dc.personcode 0000022414 en_US
dc.personcode 0000052877 en_US
dc.percentage 70 en_US
dc.classification.name Veterinary Parasitology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Neosporosis, Horizontal transmission, Epidemiology, Dingo, Farm dog, Cattle en_US


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