Identification and characterisation of an immunodiagnostic marker for cyathostomin developing stage larvae
Hamish EG McWilliam, Alasdair J Nisbet, Samantha MJ Dowdall, Jane E Hodgkinson, Jacqueline B Matthews
International Journal for Parasitology | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2010
Funding is gratefully received from the Horserace Betting Levy Board and the Thoroughbred Breeders Association for this project. We thank Professors Sandy Love (University of Glasgow, Scotland), Tom Klei (Louisiana State University, USA) and Dr Tim Mair (Bell Equine Practice, Kent, England) for the generous supply of some of the sera used in this work and Dr Vitaliy Kharchenko (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) for identifying the adult cyathostomins to species. We also gratefully acknowledge the help of Jeanie Finlayson (Moredun Research Institute, Scotland) and Dr. Tom McNeilly (Moredun Research Institute) for input into the immunolocalisation studies, Claire McArthur (Moredun Research Institute) for the supply of IL3 and Dr Jill Sales (Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland) for advice regarding the statistical analyses.