|Fondevila, D - UNIV AUTONOMA BARCELEONA|
|Anor, S - UNIVER AUTONOMA BARCELONA|
|Pumarola, M - UNIV AUTONOMA BARCELONA|
Submitted to: Veterinary Parasitology
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: February 3, 1998
Publication Date: N/A
Interpretive Summary: Neosporosis is a newly recognized disease caused by a single-celled parasite, Neospora caninum. It is a major cause of abortion in dairy cattle in several countries including the U.S. Scientists at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center and the University in Barcelona, Spain report Neospora-associated abortion in cattle from Spain for the first time. These results will be of interest to veterinarians, pathologists, and parasitologists.
Technical Abstract: Neospora caninum tachyzoites were identified in areas of the cerebrum with lesions of nonsuppurative encephalitis in an aborted bovine fetus in Spain.