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The cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus annulatus (Say), is an economically destructive arthropod because of its ability to vector bovine babesiosis. Cattle fever ticks can spend more than 90% of their life cycle as questing larvae, but the effect of climatic factors on their off-host behavior and...

Author(s)
Zamora, E. J.; Leal, B.; Thomas, D. B.; Dearth, R. K.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2020, 11, 1, pp 101317
Abstract

The cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini) (Acari: Ixodidae), is a one-host tick that infests primarily cattle in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. This species transmits deadly cattle pathogens, especially Babesia spp., for which a recombinant vaccine is not...

Author(s)
Brock, C. M.; Temeyer, K. B.; Tidwell, J.; Yang YunLong; Blandon, M. A.; Carreón-Camacho, D.; Longnecker, M. T.; Almazán, C.; León, A. A. P. de; Pietrantonio, P. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2019, 49, 3/4, pp 287-299
Abstract

The southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), transmits bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis, and is endemic to Mexico, Latin and South America. Rhipicephalus (B.) microplus infestations within the United States are a continuing threat to U.S. cattle producers. An...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Schlechte, K. G.; McDonough, W. P.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, 56, 5, pp 1318-1323
Abstract

Rickettsial infection in dog-associated ticks in three rural communities of Yucatan, Mexico was investigated using qPCR and nested PCR assays. A total of 319 dogs were studied and ticks samples were collected. A total of 170 dogs were infested with ticks (frequency of 53.4%). Overall, 1,380 ticks...

Author(s)
Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Esteve-Gasent, M. D.; León, A. A. P. de; Modarelli, J. J.; Villegas-Perez, S. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 1, pp 102-110
AbstractFull Text

The cattle ticks represent a particularly important danger for ruminant production, because of the losses they directly cause, or because of the infectious diseases they are associated with. In New Caledonia, as in other tropical regions, the tick Rhipicephalus microplus represents a real plague,...

Author(s)
Hue, T.; Naves, M.; Camoin, M.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 161-165
Abstract

Philippine deer (Rusa marianna), native to the Philippine Islands, were introduced to Guam in the late 1700's. Dense populations have become established throughout the island where they cause damage to native plant communities resulting in habitat degradation. In addition, cervids can serve as...

Author(s)
Mehrpad, S.; Cleveland, C. A.; DeNicola, A.; Dubey, J. P.; Yabsley, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 11, pp 36-40
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Author(s)
Jardon, G. H.; Ray, F. M.; Peyton, R. W.; Overton, M. W.; Jardon, P. W.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fifty-First Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, September 13-15, 2018, 2018, pp 314
Abstract

This paper highlights the immense progress that has been made in veterinary entomology, demonstrates that highly significant pest issues persist in animal agriculture, and points out that academic programmes in veterinary entomology are in serious trouble in the USA and Canada. As examples, the...

Author(s)
Mullens, B. A.; Hinkle, N. C.; Fryxell, R. T.; Rochon, K.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
American Entomologist, 2018, 64, 1, pp 20-31
Abstract

The Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program was the first parasite eradication program of veterinary importance in the United States and is considered to be one of the greatest disease eradication programs of all time. The program's utilization of pasture vacation and dipping of cattle in acaricide...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; May, M. A.; Thomas, D. B.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 3, pp 515-522
Abstract

Author(s)
Spare, M. R.; Thomson, D. U.; Dryden, M. W.; Raghavan, R. K.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, 14-16 September 2017, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 2017, pp 235

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