Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Evaluation of drug resistance to albendazole and levamisole against lung worms in goat flocks based on fecal larvae count reduction test

Sepideh Abdollahzadeh; Mousa Tavassoli; Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Ghader Jalilzadeh-Amin

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, , Pages 181-186

  The over-use of anti-parasitic compounds as a method of control has led to insufficient effectiveness and widespread drug resistance worldwide. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of albendazole and levamisole as anti-parasitic agents in a lung worm control program in goat flocks. During ...  Read More

Detection of pyrethroids resistance alleles in goat biting louse Bovicola caprae (Phthiraptera: Trichodectidae) in west and northwest of Iran

Khadijeh Seydi Gazafi; Mousa Tavassoli; Karim Mardani

Volume 14, Issue 9 , September 2023, , Pages 489-494

  Pyrethroid insecticides target voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs) that are essential for electrical signaling in the nervous system of insects. Three-point mutations at the corresponding amino acid sequence positions M815I, T917I, and L920F located in domain II conferring the knockdown resistance ...  Read More

Pyrethroids resistance in Pulex irritans and Ctenocephalides canis in west and northwest Iran

Shahin Seidy; Mousa Tavassoli; Farnaz Malekifard

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 529-535

  Resistance to the knockdown effect of pyrethroid insecticides occurs due to mutations at target sites of pyrethroids, meaning the voltage-gated sodium channels gene (VGSC) in the membrane of the neurons. In fleas, this mutation occurs at two sites in the sodium channel in neurons: one is the replacement ...  Read More

In vitro‎ assessment of anti-Trichomonas effects of Zingiber officinale‏ ‏and ‎Lavandula angustifolia alcoholic extracts on Trichomonas gallinae

Farnaz Malekifard; Mosa Tavassoli; Mohammad Alimoradi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 95-100

  Trichomonas gallinae is a parasite that acts as a canker-causing agent and leads to significant loss and mortality, especially in young birds. Metronidazole is the approved drug used for the treatment of trichomoniasis. A non-chemical alternativess such as medical plant extracts are also used to treat ...  Read More

Hemolytic anemia associated with Trypanosoma theileri in a cow from Kurdistan province, West of Iran ‎

Attaollah Hajihassani; Shilan Maroufi; Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Hajir Khorram; Mousa Tavassoli; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh; Awat Samiei

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 191-193

  Various species of Trypanosoma parasites are known to infect several wild and domestic animals worldwide. A 7-year-old Holstein cow from Baneh, Kurdistan province, was examined by a private veterinarian due to anorexia and depression. Physical examination revealed fever, enlarged subscapular lymph ...  Read More

Detection of Theileria equi and Babesia caballi using microscopic and molecular methods in horses in suburb of Urmia, Iran

Farnaz Malekifard; Mousa Tavassoli; Mohammad Yakhchali; Reza Darvishzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 129-133

  Equine piroplasmosis is a severe disease of horses caused by the intra-erythrocyte protozoan, Theileria equi and Babesia caballi. The aim of this study was to identify equine piroplasmosis based on molecular and morphometrical features in horses in suburb of Urmia, West Azerbaijan province, Iran. From ...  Read More

Detection of Toxoplasma gondii in sheep and goats blood samples by PCR-RFLP in Urmia

Mousa Tavassoli; Mohammad Ghorbanzadehghan; Bijan Esmaeilnejad

Volume 4, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 43-47

  Infection by the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii, is widespread in humans and many other warm-blooded animals. More than half billion of world human population has serum antibodies to T. gondii and Sheep and goats are more widely infected with T. gondii. T. gondii infection can be diagnosed indirectly ...  Read More

Investigation of hematological and biochemical parameters in small ruminants naturally infected with Babesia ovis

Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Mousa Tavassoli; Siamak Asri-Rezaei

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 31-36

  Babesia ovis plays an important role in causing anemia and kidney dysfunction in affected animals. There are few extensive studies about hematological and biochemical findings of small ruminants' babesiosis caused by B. ovis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of babesiosis on some hematological ...  Read More

Prevalence and morphological characterizations of Linguatula serrata nymphs in camels in Isfahan Province, Iran

Farid Rezaei; Mousa Tavassoli; Moosa Javdani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 61-65

  Linguatula serrata, well known as tongue worm; is an aberrant cosmopolitan parasite, which inhabits the canine respiratory system (final host). The discharged eggs infect many plant feeder animals including human causing visceral and nasopharyngeal linguatulosis which is known as “Marrara syndrome”. ...  Read More

Prevalence of Coenurus cerebralis in sheep in Northwest of Iran

Mosa Tavassoli; Farnaz Malekifard; Ali Soleimanzadeh; Hossein Tajik

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, , Pages 274-276

  This survey was carried out to determine the infection rate of Coenurus cerebralis in Urmia abattoir, West Azerbaijan, Iran. A total of 402 sheep heads were examined and the number of C. cerebralis cysts per each head was recorded. Thirty three sheep heads were examined each month during 12 months from ...  Read More

Dirrofilariasis in Shepherd Dogs of High Altitudes Areas in West Azerbaijan-Iran

Shahram Javadi; Mohsen Hanifeh; Mosa Tavassoli; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh; Abdolrahman Khezri; Mojtaba Hadian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2011, , Pages 53-57

  Although the biology and ecology of the arthropod vectors are different, some factors, such as global warming, the increasing abundance of mosquitoes, the movement of domestic hosts, and the abundance of wild reservoirs, can act as favourable factors for the distribution of infections. The aim of this ...  Read More

Bacteria Associated with Subcutaneous Abscesses of Cattle Caused by Hypoderma spp Larvae in North of Iran

Mosa Tavassoli; Abbas Imani; Mohammad Yousefnia Pasha; Amir Tukmechi; Hossein Tajik

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2010, , Pages 123-127

  This study was performed from February to April 2006; several visits were made to abattoirs in the north of Iran for Hypoderma spp infestation. Necropsy inspection of slaughtered and skinned animals were carried out by examination of the inner skin surface and subcutaneous tissues. Warbles were isolated ...  Read More

Large Animal Internal Medicine
Helminthes and Coccidia Infection of Wild Sheep (Ovis Ammon Orintalis) in Kabodan Island of National Park of Urmia Lake, Iran

Mosa Tavassoli; Habib Khoshvaghti

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2010, , Pages 26-29

  Forty-one wild sheep (Ovis ammon orintalis) from Kabodan Island of National Park of Urmia Lake (North-West of Iran), were examined during a period of six months from October 2002 to March 2003, for helminthes and coccidian infection. The numbers of oocyst and eggs per gram of faeces (OPG & EPG) were ...  Read More