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Two abundant species of aggressive ticks commonly feed on humans in Georgia: the Gulf Coast tick (Amblyomma maculatum) and the Lone Star tick (A. americanum). A. maculatum is the primary host of Rickettsia parkeri, "Candidatus Rickettsia andeanae," and a Francisella-like endosymbiont (AmacFLE),...

Author(s)
Hensley, J. R.; Zambrano, M. L.; Williams-Newkirk, A. J.; Dasch, G. A.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2021, 21, 7, pp 509-516
Abstract

Data on the prevalence and distribution of ticks and tick-borne diseases in Belize are lacking. Ticks (n = 564) collected from dogs, horses, and vegetation in two villages in Stann Creek District in southeastern Belize in 2018, were molecularly identified and screened for tick-borne nonviral human...

Author(s)
Nelson, S. P.; Bourke, B. P.; Badr, R.; Tarpey, J.; Caicedo-Quiroga, L.; Leiva, D.; Pott, M.; Cruz, A.; Chao ChienChung; Achee, N. L.; Grieco, J. P.; Jiang Le; Jiang Ju; Farris, C. M.; Linton, Y. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2022, 59, 5, pp 1749-1755
Abstract

Background: The efficacy of a novel oral combination product, Simparica Trio™, containing sarolaner, moxidectin and pyrantel was evaluated against five tick species that commonly infest dogs in the USA, Amblyomma americanum, Amblyomma maculatum, Dermacentor variabilis, Ixodes scapularis and ...

Author(s)
Kryda, K.; Mahabir, S. P.; Chapin, S.; Holzmer, S. J.; Bowersock, L.; Everett, W. R.; Riner, J.; Carter, L.; Young, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 77, pp (01 March 2020)
Abstract

In this work we performed a field study in a spotted fever-endemic area of the Pampa biome in Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost state of Brazil (Rosário do Sul municipality), with the aim to evaluate the serological status of dogs for spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsiae, to attempt the...

Author(s)
Weck, B.; Krawczak, F. S.; Costa, F. B.; Dall'Agnol, B.; Marcili, A.; Reck, J.; Labruna, M. B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2020, 22,
Abstract

The known tick fauna of Colombia includes 58 species (15 Argasidae and 43 Ixodidae). To add to the knowledge of the biology of ticks in Colombia, hard ticks (Ixodidae) were collected from domestic animals or vegetation during 2014-2016 in 10 of Colombia's Departments. Ticks were identified to...

Author(s)
Rivera-Páez, F. A.; Labruna, M. B.; Martins, T. F.; Perez, J. E.; Castaño-Villa, G. J.; Ossa-López, P. A.; Gil, C. A.; Sampieri, B. R.; Aricapa-Giraldo, H. J.; Camargo-Mathias, M. I.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 1, pp 57-66
Abstract

The present study was carried out to identify Rickettsia species with zoonotic potential in ticks collected from dogs in a rural area in Tabasco, Mexico. In total 197 Amblyomma maculatum ticks were collected from 40 domestic dogs. The collected specimens were pooled and subjected to DNA extraction. ...

Author(s)
Torres-Chable, O. M.; Jimenez-Delgadillo, B. G.; Alvarado-Kantún, Y. N.; Zaragoza-Vera, C. V.; Arjona-Jimenez, G.; Zaragoza-Vera, M.; Baak-Baak, C. M.; Cigarroa-Toledo, N.; Brito-Argaez, L. G.; Machain-Williams, C.; Garcia-Rejon, J. E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2020, 82, 3, pp 431-440
Abstract

American canine hepatozoonosis (ACH) is a debilitating tick-borne disease characterized by pyrexia, body wasting, myopathy, mucopurulent ocular discharge, and periosteal proliferation. The causative agent, Hepatozoon americanum, is an apicomplexan that utilizes the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma ...

Author(s)
Parkins, N. D.; Stokes, J. V.; Gavron, N. A.; Frankovich, A. N.; Varela-Stokes, A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2020, 21,
Abstract

Studies of ticks in Malaysia from past articles were reviewed, resulting in a list of 47 species belonging to seven genera (Argas, Ornithodoros, Amblyomma, Dermacentor, Haemaphysalis, Ixodes, and Rhipicephalus). The most prevalent genus in Malaysia is Haemaphysalis (20 species), followed by ...

Author(s)
Abdul-Rahman Kazim; Jamal Houssaini; Tappe, D.; Heo ChongChin
Publisher
Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand
Citation
Zootaxa, 2022, 5190, 4, pp 485-530
Abstract

Background: In the Eastern and Upper Midwestern regions of North America, Ixodes scapularis (L.) is the most abundant tick species encountered by humans and the primary vector of B. burgdorferi, whereas in the southeastern region Amblyomma americanum (Say) is the most abundant tick species...

Author(s)
Fryxell, R. T. T.; Steelman, C. D.; Szalanski, A. L.; Kvamme, K. L.; Billingsley, P. M.; Williamson, P. C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2012, 5, 139, pp (10 July 2012)
Abstract

This publication seeks to present the most relevant aspects in the development and production of this molecule, its main characteristics, pharmacokinetics, indications and differential factors that make it today a preferred molecule in the control of ectoparasites in dogs. The different trials...

Author(s)
Vera, M. K.; Martinez, W. A.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín, Colombia
Citation
Revista - Facultad Nacional de Agronomía Medellín, 2021, 74, Suplemento, pp S80-S87

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