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See detailEffects of Opuntia ficus-indica on Growth Performance and Serum Parameters of Broiler Chicken in Algeria
Moula, Nassim ULiege; Humbel, Maïlis ULiege; Leterrier, Mélanie et al

in Tropicultura (2019), 37(1),

Thanks to the wide diversity of soil and climate, Algeria has a substantial number of plants which can be used in animal feed. This work is a part of the barbaric fig cladodes evaluation, widely present ... [more ▼]

Thanks to the wide diversity of soil and climate, Algeria has a substantial number of plants which can be used in animal feed. This work is a part of the barbaric fig cladodes evaluation, widely present in the Algerian rural landscape, as a broiler chicken feed supplement. The aims of this study are to measure the effects of Opuntia ficus-indica (OFI) powder on the growth performances, serum parameters and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens. The experiments were performed in a private poultry farm, located in the Chemini region. In this study, 120-Ross-308 days-old male chicks were monitored. They were divided into three groups according to the specific diet consumed (4 x 10 chicks by group). The group 1 was offered a commercial feed, while groups 2 and 3 received the same feed containing: 5% and 10% of OFI powder respectively. The OFI powder did not show any negative effect on the final body-weight, average daily gain and carcass characteristics. In contrast, it decreased (p < 0.05) some biochemical parameters in blood, like plasma glucose; uremia; cholesterol; and triglycerides. In conclusion, the OFI powder can be used as a potential additive in the commercial feed of broiler chickens which could efficiently reduce their cost sales in the Algerian market. [less ▲]

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See detailL’Echinococcose alvéolaire, une zoonose émergente en Wallonie. Une approche « one health » par le groupe ECHINO-LIEGE
Cambier, Audrey ULiege; DETRY, Olivier ULiege; Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege et al

in Veterinaria: Bulletin d'Information de l'Union Syndicale Vétérinaire Belge (2018)

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See detailDispersal capacity of Haematopota spp. and Stomoxys calcitrans using a mark–release–recapture approach in Belgium
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Sohier, Charlotte; Smeets, François et al

in Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2018)

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See detailComparison of the effects of Opuntia ficus-indica powder on growth performance and serum parameters of the Broiler Chicken in Algeria
Moula, Nassim ULiege; Humbel, Maïlis ULiege; Leterrier, Mélanie ULiege et al

Poster (2017, October 13)

In Algeria, the ingredients used in the broiler feed are exclusively imported from abroad, which affects negatively the production cost of the chicken meat and its sale price in the market at national ... [more ▼]

In Algeria, the ingredients used in the broiler feed are exclusively imported from abroad, which affects negatively the production cost of the chicken meat and its sale price in the market at national level. Because of the wide diversity in soil and climate, Algeria has a substantial number of plants which can be used in animal feed. This work is part of the valuation of the feed potential of the barbaric fig tree, widely present in the Algerian rural landscape, for the broiler chicken. The Opuntia ficus-indica is known for its edible fruits and for use of its fleshy leaves or “racquets” as fodder especially during periods of drought. It is also used to control the water and wind erosion as well as for the protection and improvement of soil fertility in arid and semi-arid regions. The aim of this study was to measure the effects of Opuntia ficus-indica powder on growth performance, serum composition and carcass yield of broiler chickens. The experiments were performed in a private poultry farm in the Chemini region (Wilaya de Bejaia). In this study, 120 Ross-308 day-old male chicks were monitored. They were divided in 3 groups (Group 1, 2 and 3) according to the specific diet (4 x 10 chicks / group). The group 1 was offered commercial feed. The group 2 and group 3 were offered the same commercial feed as group 1 but 5% and 10% of the commercial feed was replaced by the Opuntia ficus-indica powder respectively. The Opuntia ficus-indica powder did not show any negative effect (p>0.05) on the final body-weight, average daily gain and carcass yield. However, it decreased (p<0.05) the biochemical parameters -blood concentration- (plasma glucose, uremia, cholesterol and triglycerides). In conclusion, the Opuntia ficus-indica powder has the potential to be used in poultry feed to reduce the cost of broiler feed in Algeria [less ▲]

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See detailCrassicauda boopis in a fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) ship-struck in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Delobelle, Morgan; Doom, Marjan et al

in Parasitology Open (2017), 3

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See detailCrassicauda boopis in a fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) ship-struck in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean.
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Delobelle, M; Doom, M et al

Conference (2017)

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See detailMass stranding of ten long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas) on the beach of Calais (France)
Jauniaux, Thierry ULiege; Charpentier, JM; André, M et al

Poster (2017)

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See detailActualités sur les vecteurs et les maladies vectorielles – Stomoxes et Tabanidés.
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Sohier, Ch; Smeets, F et al

Conference (2017)

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See detailA comparative test of ixodid tick identification by a network of European researchers.
Estrada Pena, Agustin; D'amico, G; Palomar, Ag et al

in Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases (2017), 8(4), 540-546

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See detailIdentification of candidate transmission-blocking antigen genes in Theileria annulata and related vector-borne apicomplexan parasites.
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Larcombe, Stephen; Durrani, Zeeshan et al

in BMC Genomics (2017), 18(1), 438

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See detailFifth European Dirofilaria and Angiostrongylus Days (FiEDAD) 2016
Simón, F.; Kartashev, V.; González-Miguel, J. et al

in Parasites and Vectors (2017), 10(1), 5

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See detailGuidelines for the Detection of Babesia and Theileria Parasites.
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Beck, Relja; Fonseca, Isabel et al

in Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (2017), 17(1), 51-65

The genera Babesia and Theileria (phylum Apicomplexa, order Piroplasmida) are mainly transmitted by Ixodid ticks in which the sexual part of their life cycle followed by sporogony takes place. They ... [more ▼]

The genera Babesia and Theileria (phylum Apicomplexa, order Piroplasmida) are mainly transmitted by Ixodid ticks in which the sexual part of their life cycle followed by sporogony takes place. They include protozoan parasites that infect erythrocytes of a variety of vertebrate hosts, including domestic and wild animals, with some Babesia spp. also infecting humans. Babesia sporozoites transmitted in the tick's saliva during the bloodmeal directly infect erythrocytes, where they asexually multiply to produce pear-shaped merozoites in the process of merogony; whereas a pre-erythrocytic schizogonic life stage in leukocytes is found in Theileria and precedes merogony in the erythrocytes. The wide spectrum of Babesia and Theileria species and their dissimilar characteristics with relation to disease severity, transmission, epidemiology, and drug susceptibility stress the importance of accurate detection of babesiosis and theileriosis and their causative agents. These guidelines review the main methods currently used for the detection of Babesia and Theileria spp. for diagnostic purposes as well as epidemiological studies involving their vertebrate hosts and arthropod vectors. Serological methods were not included once they did not indicate current infection but rather exposure. [less ▲]

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See detailEuropean Network for Neglected Vectors and Vector-Borne Infections COST Action Guidelines: What Is This About and What Is This For?
Charrel, Remi N.; Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Mihalca, Andrei D. et al

in Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (2017), 17(1), 1

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See detailLes tiques: parasites et vecteurs de maladies
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege

Article for general public (2016)

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See detailDes acaricides contre les tiques
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege

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See detailPrevalence of Angiostrongylus vasorum in Belgium, a coprological and serological survey.
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Martinelle, L; Marechal, F et al

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See detailPrevalence of Angiostrongylus vasorum in southern Belgium, a coprological and serological survey.
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Martinelle, Ludovic ULiege; Marechal, Francoise et al

in Parasites and Vectors (2016), 9(1), 533

BACKGROUND: Canine angiostrongylosis, a gastropod-borne helminthic infection, is increasingly being described in North America and is now reported in many European countries. In dogs, Angiostrongylus ... [more ▼]

BACKGROUND: Canine angiostrongylosis, a gastropod-borne helminthic infection, is increasingly being described in North America and is now reported in many European countries. In dogs, Angiostrongylus vasorum may cause a wide spectrum of clinical signs. Respiratory distress such as coughing and dyspnoea are the most frequently described manifestations. The aim of the present study was to gain additional information on the distribution, prevalence and risk factors associated with A. vasorum infection in dog from southern Belgium through the combined used of a commercially available in-clinic assay for detection of circulating antigen (Angio Detect, IDEXX, Westbrook, USA) and coprology in two different canine populations: dogs with clinical signs compatible with angiostrongylosis and asymptomatic dogs or dogs presented for unrelated conditions (control). RESULTS: A total of 979 dogs were enrolled in the study from November 2014 until February 2016. Seven hundred fifty-seven dogs were included in the control group, whereas 222 dogs had clinical signs compatible with angiostrongylosis. Forty-six dogs out of 979 (4.7 %) had A. vasorum circulating antigen. There was a highly significant difference between the two populations (3.6 % (27/747) and 8.6 % (19/222) in control and symptomatic dogs, respectively) (P = 0.00379). First stage larvae (L1) of A. vasorum were found in seven out of 24 serologically positive control dogs and in six out of 17 serologically positive symptomatic dogs. Interestingly, L1 of Crenosoma vulpis were detected by Baermann technique in one control and nine symptomatic dogs, respectively. Out of 17 Angio Detect (IDEXX, Westbrook, USA) positive dogs with negative (14) or not performed Baermann test (three), one dog was positive in both in-house ELISAs (Ag and Ab) and one dog was positive for Ag. Statistical analysis was unable to detect any risk factors associated with the direct and/or indirect detection of A. vasorum. CONCLUSIONS: This seroepidemiological study demonstrated for the first time a high seroprevalence in Southern Belgium for A. vasorum. The Angio Detect was found to be suitable in this context as the collection, preservation and examination of stools were difficult. Nevertheless, discrepancies were observed between the different available tests. Additional research is clearly needed. Also, coproscopy remains a very useful tool in dogs infected for less than nine weeks and for the identification of other canine lung nematodes such as C. vulpis. This study also demonstrates that asymptomatic dogs may shed A. vasorum L1 in their faeces and therefore contribute to the maintenance of A. vasorum life-cycle. [less ▲]

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See detailFirst report of a fatal autochthonous canine Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in Belgium.
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Jolly, S; Poncelet, L et al

Conference (2015)

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See detailEquine infectious anaemia virus and its vectors: an assessment of their dispersion potential.
Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege; Sohier, C; Smeets, F et al

Conference (2015)

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See detailFirst report of a fatal autochthonous canine Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in Belgium
Jolly, Sandra ULiege; Poncelet, Luc; Lempereur, Laetitia ULiege et al

in Parasitology International (2015)

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