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A list is given of 32 species of tick (5 argasids and 27 ixodids) recorded from Madagascar, with collection dates, maps of distribution within Madagascar, and notes on hosts, distribution and (where applicable) medical or veterinary importance; 26 species are endemic to the island, 5 were...

Author(s)
Uilenberg, G.; Hoogstraal, H.; Klein, J. M.
Citation
Archives de l'Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, numero special, pp 153 pp.
Abstract

Boophilus microplus, originating from Asia and Amblyomma variegatum originating from Africa, parasitize the ruminants of the West Indies and in particular the French Antilles (Guadeloupe and Martinique). They are the vectors of various diseases including babesiosis and anaplasmosis for B. microplus ...

Author(s)
Barré, N.
Citation
Productions Animales, 1997, 10, 1, pp 111-119
Abstract

Information is included on 5 tick species found in cattle in France, i.e. Ixodes ricinus, Dermacentor marginatus, D. reticulatus, Haemaphysalis punctata and Rhipicephalus bursa, with I. ricinus and H. punctata being the most important species in transmission of babesiosis, especially Babesia...

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L'Hostis, M.; Chauvet, S.; Devers, P.; Chauvin, A.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Élevages et Santé, 2007, No.6, pp 21-26, 90
Abstract

This disease of cattle is caused by Babesia bigemina, B. argentina and Anaplasma marginale. Control is by premunition. A benign form of the disease is induced by the injection of infected blood. Drugs are then given to reduce the parasitaernia. Larvae of the vector tick axe placed on premunized ...

Author(s)
Ranali, E.; Antunes, N.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1962, 15, pp 161-166
Abstract

Babesiosis is widespread in France in dogs, horses and cattle. B. divergens, the disease agent of bovine babesiosis is widespread in France. 2 studies were carried out in Sarthe, France, which showed that ticks appear twice a year (spring and autumn). The percentage of positive animals is...

Author(s)
L'Hostis, M.
Citation
Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses, 1998, 28, 5, Special, pp 359-362

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