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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

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 ...

Author(s)
Uilenberg, G.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1964, 17, pp 337-359
Abstract

The transmission of B. bigemina and B. argentina was studied; it was confirmed that the tick Boophilus microplus is the natural vector in Madagascar. Experiments on transmission of Anaplasma margínale by B. microplus larvae gave only negative results, although epidemiological data indicated this...

Author(s)
Uilenberg, G.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1968, 21, pp 467-474
Abstract

Tick control in Bolivia since 1970 has been related mainly to the importation of livestock from abroad, especially Argentina and the USA, and the development and use of vaccines against Babesia argentina and Anaplasma marginale there. B. bigemina is also present but is of little importance. The...

Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 85, pp 629-636
Abstract

In Bolivia during 1970 to 1971, it was decided to prepare a vaccine to protect cattle from infection by Babesia argentina transmitted from cattle imported from USA and Argentina. Later it was found that 60% of cattle losses were due to Anaplasma marginale, 35% to B. argentina, and 5% to B....

Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 85, 5/6, pp 629-636
Abstract

During 1983, the Institute continued the study of trypanosomiasis and its vectors in Burkina Faso, including Glossina breeding programmes carried out in France and at Bobo-Dioulasso. Field trials were carried out, at Sidéradougou, of fly traps impregnated with deltamethrin and of the release of...

Publisher
IEMVT, Maison-Alfort, France
Citation
Rapport d'Activite, Institut d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1983., 1983, pp 79-98
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

Anaplasmosis and babesioses are tick-borne cattle diseases caused by Anaplasma marginale and various Babesia species, respectively. Both their symptoms and their modes of transmission have some similarities. In Europe, babesiosis is caused by Babesia divergens, an intraerythrocytic parasite that...

Author(s)
Jammes, C.
Publisher
Société Vétérinaire Pratique de France, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de la Société Vétérinaire Pratique de France, 2009, 93, 2, pp 34-41

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