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Ticks are important ectoparasites of domestic and wild animals, and tick infestations economically impact cattle production worldwide. Control of cattle tick infestations has been primarily by application of acaricides which has resulted in selection of resistant ticks and environmental pollution....

Author(s)
Fuente, J. de la; Almazán, C.; Canales, M.; Pérez de la Lastra, J. M.; Kocan, K. M.; Willadsen, P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Health Research Reviews, 2007, 8, 1, pp 23-28
Abstract

Leptospirosis is a zoonotic infectious disease with a worldwide distribution. WHO classifies this disease as reemergent and it represents risk to human health with economical repercussion to animal reproduction. Leptospirosis occurs with higher frequency in countries with tropical weather. A...

Author(s)
Cárdenas-Marrufo, M. F.; Vado-Solís, I.; Pérez-Osorio, C. E.; Segura-Correa, J. C.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2011, 14, 1, pp 185-189
Abstract

To determine Brucella abortus RB51 and S19 strains effectiveness to prevent abortion, two dual purpose cattle production units (PU) infected with brucellosis were selected at Veracruz, Mexico with tropical climate. Each PU had at least 200 cows. At both locations, cows were randomly selected and...

Author(s)
Barradas-Piña, F. T.; Martínez-Herrera, D. I.; Peniche-Cardeña, A.; Canseco-Sedano, R.; Molina-Sánchez, B.; Flores-Castro, R.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
World Applied Sciences Journal, 2012, 16, 5, pp 715-720
Abstract

Cattle ticks are distributed worldwide and affect animal health and livestock production. White tailed deer (WTD) sustain and spread cattle tick populations. The aim of this study was to model the efficacy of anti-tick vaccination of WTD to control tick infestations in the absence of cattle...

Author(s)
Estrada-Peña, A.; Carreón, D.; Almazán, C.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 7, pp e102905
Abstract

Brucellosis is an endemic disease in small-scale goat husbandry systems in Mexico. It is a zoonosis and the economic consequences can be large, although estimates are not available for the Mexican goat sector. Our objective was to conduct a financial analysis of brucellosis control in a prominent...

Author(s)
Montiel, D. O.; Bruce, M.; Frankena, K.; Udo, H.; Zijpp, A. van D.; Rushton, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 118, 4, pp 247-259

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