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Latin America is the definition of the American group, where languages of Latin origin are spoken, including countries in South, Central, and North America. Paratuberculosis is a gastrointestinal contagious chronic disease that affects ruminants, whose etiological agent is the bacilli Mycobacterium ...

Author(s)
Espeschit, I. F.; Schwarz, D. G. G.; Faria, A. C. S.; Souza, M. C. C.; Paolicchi, F. A.; Juste, R. A.; Carvalho, I. A.; Moreira, M. A. S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 8, pp 1557-1576
Abstract

Success of the cattle industry in Latin America is impeded by the common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus, through decreases in milk production and mass gain and increased risk of secondary infection and rabies. We used ecological niche modeling to predict the current potential distribution of D....

Author(s)
Lee, D. N.; Papescedilla˜, M.; Bussche, R. A. van den
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 8, pp e42466
Abstract

The paper provides an overview of the ruminant livestock systems in the mountainous regions of Latin America and how they relate to the agro-ecosystems in which they are found. Information is provided on cattle, sheep and goat systems and the important domestic and wild camelid species found from...

Author(s)
Rushton, J.
Publisher
Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Toluca, Mexico
Citation
Opportunities and challenges for smallholder ruminant systems in Latin America: resource management, food safety, quality and market access, 2008, pp 17-51
Abstract

This report gives details on the animal health and nutrition markets in the 18 countries of Latin America, with details of local animal health status, animal numbers, meat production and market size. The total market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America was worth about $1.5...

Author(s)
Revolledo, L.
Publisher
Animal Pharm Reports, Richmond, UK
Citation
The market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America, 2002, pp 148 pp.
Abstract

Collections of Amblyomma auricularium and A. pseudoconcolor Aragão, 1908 are discussed in relation to distribution and hosts. Three tick collections (two from Argentina and a third from the USA) house a total of 574 A. auricularium (307 males, 162 females, 73 nymphs and 32 larvae) and 179 A....

Author(s)
Guglielmone, A. A.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Luciani, C. A.; Mangold, A. J.; Keirans, J. E.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2003, 29, 1/2, pp 131-139
Abstract

Five species of Brontaea occur in the New World. B. humilis has been introduced from Europe and is known from a few localities in eastern and Pacific coast Canada and USA. B. normata is an endemic Neotropical species. The other species, B. debilis, B. quadristigma (= B. cilifera syn. nov.) and B....

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. J. B. de; Pont, A. C.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 1997, 14, 3, pp 723-749
Abstract

The guttatus group of the genus Culicoides, subgenus Hoffmania, is comprised in the Neotropical Region of 30 species, of which the following 7 species are described as new (by Spinelli): C. brownei sp. nov. from Colombia; C. davidi sp. nov. from Colombia and Trinidad; C. diffusus sp. nov. from...

Author(s)
Spinelli, G. R.; Greiner, E. C.; Wirth, W. W.
Publisher
Associated Publishers, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Citation
Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 1993, 27, 3, pp 91 pp.
Datasheet
Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

Datasheet
Cover for Pinzgauer cattle

Around 500 AD, Gaelic herdsmen in the alpine region began to develop a breed of red and black cattle that was larger than native cattle. The new...

Abstract

In 1966, the first case of rabies in Belgium since 1930 was recorded in a dead fox in a commune at the German frontier. Details are given of cases diagnosed by demonstration of Negri bodies or by mouse inoculation. Control measures are based on destruction of foxes and stray dogs and cats and...

Author(s)
Barroeta Fuentes, M.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1967, 67, pp 475-478

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