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Total genomic (g)DNA from 100 American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) collected from humans, dogs, raccoons, and skunks near Minnedosa (Manitoba, Canada) in 2005 was tested for the presence of Moellerella wisconsensis (Gammaproteobacteria: Enterobacteriales) using PCR. Although two gDNA samples ...

Author(s)
Chilton, N. B.; Dergousoff, S. J.; Brzezowska, V.; Dunlop, D. R.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2020, 56, 4, pp 918-921
Abstract

Female reproductive output and larval survival were determined for American dog ticks, Dermacentor variabilis (Say), from a recently established population near the northern distributional limit in Saskatchewan (Canada). Oviposition took 10-21 days at 25°C and 95% relative humidity (RH)....

Author(s)
Diyes, C. P.; Dergousoff, S. J.; Yunik, M. E. M.; Chilton, N. B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2021, 83, 2, pp 257-270
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

Background: A variety of tick species infest dogs and cats in North America. Although most of these species also readily feed on people, national data regarding the species and abundance of ticks on dogs and cats are lacking. Here we report a large-scale study of ticks from dogs and cats in the USA ...

Author(s)
Saleh, M. N.; Sundstrom, K. D.; Duncan, K. T.; Ientile, M. M.; Jordy, J.; Ghosh, P.; Little, S. E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 595, pp (19 December 2019)
Abstract

Canine monocytic ehrlichiosis is caused by Ehrlichia canis, a small gram-negative coccoid bacterium that infects circulating monocytes. The disease is transmitted by the brown dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus s.l. and is acknowledged as an important infectious disease of dogs and other members of...

Author(s)
Ferrolho, J.; Simpson, J.; Hawes, P.; Zweygarth, E.; Bell-Sakyi, L.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2016, 7, 4, pp 631-637
Abstract

The American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis Say, is the principal vector of spotted fever group rickettsiae that cause illness in people. Because the composition and structure of microbial communities in D. variabilis are poorly understood, we conducted high-throughput amplicon sequencing of the...

Author(s)
Travanty, N. V.; Ponnusamy, L.; Kakumanu, M. L.; Nicholson, W. L.; Apperson, C. S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Symbiosis, 2019, 79, 3, pp 239-250
Abstract

Background: Afoxolaner is currently used for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), and the treatment and control of the black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis), American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), and the brown dog...

Author(s)
Chávez, F.
Publisher
Veterinary Solutions LLC, Apopka, USA
Citation
International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 14, 2, pp 123-127
AbstractFull Text

In the Asian continent with wide biodiversity, India has a wide range of climatic zones suitable for growth of ectoparasite vectors and pathogens which are of medical as well as veterinary importance. Climate change, global warming, increasing human-animal contact and transboundary animal...

Author(s)
Bhadesiya, C. M.; Raval, S. K.; Hasnani, J. J.; Neha Rao
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2016, 34, 2A, pp 636-639
Abstract

The American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, is a veterinary- and medically- significant tick species that is known to transmit several diseases to animal and human hosts. The spatial distribution of this species in North America is not well understood, however; and knowledge of likely changes to ...

Author(s)
Boorgula, G. D. Y.; Peterson, A. T.; Foley, D. H.; Ganta, R. R.; Raghavan, R. K.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 8,
Abstract

This controlled laboratory study demonstrated the residual speed of efficacy of an imidacloprid/flumethrin collar (Seresto®, Bayer) for the control of ticks (Dermacentor variabilis, Amblyomma americanum) at 6 and 12 hours post-infestation on dogs when compared to oral fluralaner (Bravecto®, Merck). ...

Author(s)
Ohmes, C. M.; Hostetler, J.; Davis, W. L.; Settje, T.; McMinn, A.; Everett, W. R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, Suppl. 1, pp 95-108

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