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This study examines the cost of applying ixodicides by using three methods (subcutaneous injection, pour-on and spraying), in different animal categories, to generate information that can help in the choice of the method. The research was carried out between May and September 2017, in the dairy ...

Author(s)
Vicente, F. H.; Lopes, M. A.; Lima, F. H. S. de; Brunh, F. R. P.; Resende, L. N.; Resende, T. Z. Z.; Rosa, M. S. da
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2020, 41, 6 Suppl. 2, pp 3121-3131
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was conducted from March 2019 to February 2020 with the objective of identifying ixodid ticks and haemoparasites, in extensively managed livestock, in Alle district, Southwestern Ethiopia. The study area is assumed to be free from ticks, and there had been no diagnostic and...

Author(s)
Asrat Solomon; Bereket Molla Tanga
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2020, 2020, 8862289,
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This study investigated ticks and tick-borne microorganisms of small ruminants from five districts of the Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) of Pakistan. Morphological (n = 104) and molecular (n = 54) characterization of the ticks revealed the presence of six ixodid ticks: Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Ghafar, A.; Khan, A.; Cabezas-Cruz, A.; Gauci, C. G.; Sadaf Niaz; Sultan Ayaz; Mateos-Hernández, L.; Galon, C.; Nasreen [N.]; Moutailler, S.; Gasser, R. B.; Abdul Jabbar
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Microorganisms, 2020, 8, 9,
Abstract

Ticks are blood-feeding arthropods and transmit a variety of medically important viral, bacterial, protozoan pathogens to animals and humans. Ticks also harbor a diverse community of microbes linked to their biological processes, such as hematophagy, and hence affect vector competence. The...

Author(s)
Adegoke, A.; Kumar, D.; Bobo, C.; Muhammad Imran Rashid; Aneela Zameer Durrani; Muhammad Sohail Sajid; Karim, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Microorganisms, 2020, 8, 9,
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A study was conducted to investigate the tick infestation on cattle in the plain region of Chhattisgarh state. During the period of study, 832 ticks of 47 animals were examined for the different tick species. The most prominently infested ixodid tick belonged to Hyalomma anatolicum (68.38%)...

Author(s)
Jadhao, S. G.; Sanyal, P. K.; Borkar, S. D.; Chigure, G. M.; Jadhav, N. D.; Shirsikar, P. M.; Sachin Kumar
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 2020, 40, 4, pp 951-954
Abstract

The cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus has a large impact on cattle production due to its bloodsucking habit and transmission of pathogens that cause babesiosis and anaplasmosis. Application of acaricides constitutes the major control method but is often accompanied by serious drawbacks, including ...

Author(s)
Lugo-Carodel Castillo, S. M.; Hernández-Ortiz, R.; Gómez-Romero, N.; Martínez-Velázquez, M.; Castro-Saines, E.; Lagunes-Quintanilla, R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2020, 119, 10, pp 3523-3529
Abstract

Livestock production is a fundamental source of revenue and nutrition, wherein cattle-farming constitutes one of the major agricultural industries. Vectors and vector-borne diseases constitute one of the major factors that decrease the livelihood of all farming communities, more so in resource-poor ...

Author(s)
Robbertse, L.; Richards, S. A.; Stutzer, C.; Olivier, N. A.; Leisewitz, A. L.; Crafford, J. E.; Maritz-Olivier, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2020, 38, 44, pp 6889-6898
Abstract

During dry season of 2014, some ticks were collected on cattle (Bos taurus and Bos indicus) and grasscutters (Thryonomys swinderianus) in sugar complex areas of Savanna District of Côte-d'Ivoire. Two localities were concerned; SUCAF 1 in Ferkessédougou and SUCAF 2 in Komborodougou. The main...

Author(s)
Tuo, Z.; Yao, K. P.; Bi, Z. F. Z.; Douan, B. G.; N'goran, E. K.
Publisher
Lavoisier, Cachan, France
Citation
Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique, 2020, 113, 1, pp 52-59
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The tick Rhipicephalus microplus is responsible for the transmission of Anaplasma marginale, which causes hemolytic anemia, abortion, decreased production, and mortality in cattle in Brazil. However, A. marginale can also persist in cattle herds without any clinical signs. This study investigated...

Author(s)
Martins, K. R.; Garcia, M. V.; Bonatte Junior, P.; Duarte, P. O.; Higa, L. O. S. de; Csordas, B. G.; Barros, J. C.; Andreotti, R.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2020, 81, 4, pp 585-598
Abstract

Host resistance to ticks can be explored as a possible approach of combating tick infestations to complement the existing unsustainable tick control methods. Thirty-six beef cattle animals were used, consisting of Angus, Brahman and Nguni breeds, with each breed contributing 12 animals. Half of the ...

Author(s)
Marima, J. K.; Nel, C. L.; Marufu, M. C.; Jonsson, N. N.; Dube, B.; Dzama, K.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2020, 80, 4, pp 569-590

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