Inwazja Histomonas meleagridis u drobiu - perspektywy zwalczania choroby cz. II

Agnieszka Marek, Łukasz Sebastian Jarosz, Magdalena Sulikowska, Dagmara Stępień-Pyśniak

W zwalczaniu inwazji Histomonas meleagridis bardzo istotna jest zarówno eliminacja pasożyta poprzez zabiegi lecznicze, jak i postępowanie profilaktyczne zmierzające do minimalizacji ryzyka zarażenia. W latach 60-tych XX wieku w wielu krajach na świecie dopuszczono do użytku leki przeciwpierwotniakowe, co doprowadziło do znacznego zmniejszenia śmiertelności wśród indyków. Przez wiele lat histomonozę kontrolowano za pomocą substancji chemicznych, takich jak preparaty arsenowe lub związki nitroheterocykliczne (10, 36). Arszeniki stosowane w leczeniu histomonozy nigdy nie były zarejestrowane w krajach Unii Europejskiej. Niektóre kraje poza UE nadal stosują w profilaktyce i terapii histomonozy preparaty zawierające kwas 4-nitrofenyloarsenowy (Histostat).


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