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There are two babesia of cattle: B. bigemina, and B. argentina (previously called B. bovis or Babesiella berbera). They are pathogenic, but clinical cases are rare in zebu cattle provided that their ticks are not removed. Young calves, even those of imported breeds, are also resistant. Most adult ...

Uilenberg, G.
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1964, 17, pp 337-359

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 ...

Barré, N.
Productions Animales, 1997, 10, 1, pp 111-119

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