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The tropical bont tick, Amblyomma variegatum, is a tick species of veterinary importance and is considered as one of major pest of ruminants in Africa and in the Caribbean. It causes direct skin lesions, transmits heartwater, and reactivates bovine dermatophilosis. Tick saliva is reported to affect ...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, V.; Fernandez, B.; Vercoutere, A.; Chamayou, L.; Andersen, A.; Vigy, O.; Demettre, E.; Seveno, M.; Aprelon, R.; Giraud-Girard, K.; Stachurski, F.; Loire, E.; Vachiéry, N.; Holzmuller, P.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 2018, 8, January, pp 521
Abstract

The use of bioinformatics tools to search for possible vaccine candidates has been successful in recent years. In an attempt to search for additional vaccine candidates or improve the current heartwater vaccine design, a genome-wide transcriptional profile of E. ruminantium (Welgevonden strain)...

Author(s)
Tjale, M. A.; Pretorius, A.; Josemans, A.; Kleef, M. van; Liebenberg, J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 1, pp 126-134
Abstract

Background: Ehrlichia ruminantium is the causal agent of heartwater, a fatal tropical disease affecting ruminants with important economic impacts. This bacterium is transmitted by Amblyomma ticks and is present in sub-Saharan Africa, islands in the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean, where it...

Author(s)
Cangi, N.; Pinarello, V.; Bournez, L.; Lefrançois, T.; Albina, E.; Neves, L.; Vachiéry, N.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2017, 10, 566, pp (13 November 2017)
Abstract

In recent years, the frequent outbreaks of domestic cattle diseases, the increase of potential risk of infection and the decline of natural disease resistance have received much attention from multidisciplinary fields. It has been observed that there are significant differences in disease...

Author(s)
Zeng BenJuan; Li Rong; Xiao Heng; Chen ShanYuan
Publisher
Guoji Shudian (Institute of Scientific and Technological Information of China, China Publications Centre), Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Veterinaria et Zootechnica Sinica, 2017, 48, 2, pp 193-200
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) affect 80% of the world's cattle population, hampering livestock production throughout the world. Bovine babesiosis, anaplasmosis, heartwater and theileriosis have all been reported to occur in Ethiopia. However, little is known about the extent and prevalence of these...

Author(s)
Zerihun Hailemariam Negasi
Publisher
Mensch & Buch Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Molecular detection and characterization of tick-borne pathogens of cattle in Southwestern Ethiopia, 2018, pp vii + 124 pp.
Abstract

Anaplasma marginale is the causative agent for bovine anaplasmosis (BA) and Ehrlichia ruminantium is the causative agent for heartwater, 2 devastating diseases of cattle. BA is common in the United States and frequently reported in western Tennessee cattle; however, cases of heartwater are not yet...

Author(s)
Pompo, K.; Mays, S.; Wesselman, C.; Paulsen, D. J.; Fryxell, R. T. T.
Publisher
American Society of Parasitologists, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 2016, 102, 1, pp 54-59
Abstract

This work contains written and coloured photographic information on the clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention and control postmortem findings of infectious animal diseases, including African horse sickness, African swine fever, bluetongue, bovine babesiosis, classical swine fever, contagious bovine ...

Author(s)
Fernández, P. J.; White, W. R.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
Atlas of transboundary animal diseases, 2016, pp 279 pp.
Abstract

A participatory epidemiological (PE) study was conducted with livestock keepers in Moroto and Kotido districts, Karamoja Region, Uganda, between October and December 2013 to determine the management options and relative importance of tick-borne diseases (TBDs) amongst transhumant zebu cattle. Data...

Author(s)
Byaruhanga, C.; Oosthuizen, M. C.; Collins, N. E.; Knobel, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 122, 3, pp 287-297
Abstract

Heartwater remains one of the constraints to the development of ruminants in tropical areas of Africa. In order to assess the prevalence of this disease transmitted by ticks of the genus Amblyomma, a cross-sectional study was conducted in Benin in sheep and cattle. For this purpose, serum samples...

Author(s)
Farougou, S.; Adakal, H.; Boko, C.
Publisher
École Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 2013, 164, 12, pp 572-576
Abstract

Ticks and tick-borne diseases (TBDs) affect the productivity of bovines in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, leading to a significant adverse impact on the livelihoods of resource-poor farming communities. Globally, four main TBDs, namely anaplasmosis, babesiosis, theileriosis, and...

Author(s)
Jabbar, A.; Tariq Abbas; Zia-ud-Din Sandhu; Saddiqi, H. A.; Qamar, M. F.; Gasser, R. B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2015, 8, 283, pp (22 May 2015)

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