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Background: Babesia bigemina is an apicomplexan parasite transovarially transmitted via Rhipicephalus ticks that infect red blood cells and causes bovine babesiosis, a poorly controlled severe acute disease in cattle. New methods of control are urgently needed, including the development of...

Author(s)
Bohaliga, G. A. R.; Johnson, W. C.; Taus, N. S.; Hussein, H. E.; Bastos, R. G.; Suarez, C. E.; Scoles, G. A.; Ueti, M. W.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 271, pp (28 May 2019)
Abstract

Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks cause major constraints to public and livestock health, and serious economic losses. It is well known that the immune response to infestations with cattle ticks is influenced by the host genetic background leading to distinct immunological profiles between...

Author(s)
Araújo, F. F. de; Ronda, J. B.; Bittar, E. R.; Venturini, G. C.; Garcia, G. C.; Martins Filho, O. A.; Araújo, M. S. S.; Bittar, J. F. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 273, pp 36-44
Abstract

Water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) is a potential reservoir for Anaplasma marginale in livestock ecosystems of tropical countries. However, their participation in the epidemiological process of bovine anaplasmosis in endemic areas remains unclear. In the present study, the reservoir competence of...

Author(s)
Obregón, D.; Corona, B. G.; Fuente, J. de la; Cabezas-Cruz, A.; Gonçalves, L. R.; Matos, C. A.; Armas, Y.; Hinojosa, Y.; Alfonso, P.; Oliveira, M. C. S.; Machado, R. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 13, pp 180-187
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Guzmán, A.; Beitia, F.; Tormos, J.; Calatayud, F.; Pérez-Baena, I.; Peris, B.
Publisher
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2018, No.213, pp 32-33
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Background: A century ago, pantheras were abundant across Asia. Illegal hunting and trading along with loss of habitat have resulted in the designation of Panthera as a genus of endangered species. In addition to the onslaught from humans, pantheras are also susceptible to outbreaks of several...

Author(s)
Chhibber-Goel, J.; Sarthak Joshi; Amit Sharma
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 482, pp (14 October 2019)
Abstract

We collected ticks from feral swine, Sus scrofa L., during 1-3 September 2015, in pastures known to be infested by southern cattle ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), at the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge in Cameron County, Texas, U.S.A. All 81 examined feral swine...

Author(s)
Corn, J. L.; Duhaime, R. A.; Alfred, J. T.; Mertins, J. W.; Leland, B. R.; Sramek, R. L.; Moczygemba, J. D.; Shaw, D. W.
Publisher
Systematic and Applied Acarology Society, London, UK
Citation
Systematic and Applied Acarology, 2016, 21, 9/12, pp 1564-1570
Abstract

Piroplasmoses are tick-borne protozoan diseases caused by hemoprotozoan parasites with considerable economic, veterinary and medical impact worldwide. Here, the presence and diversity of piroplasmids was investigated in ticks collected from domestic and wild hosts in a typical subtropical...

Author(s)
Chisu, V.; Alberti, A.; Zobba, R.; Foxi, C.; Masala, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2019, 196, pp 60-65
Abstract

A total of 31,425 ticks were collected from 10 cattle and also from six drag-samples during the 12-month study period. Adult ticks were removed from the right hand side of each animal and all instars of ticks were placed in containers filled with 70% ethanol. Based on morphological traits, 10 tick...

Author(s)
Yawa, M.; Nyangiwe, N.; Muchenje, V.; Kadzere, C. T.; Mpendulo, T. C.; Marufu, M. C.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2018, 74, 3, pp 317-328
Abstract

This special issue features 12 papers that review and provide original data on several zoonotic diseases of great public health importance in Colombia, including Dengue/Chikungunya/Zika infections, equine tick-transmitted haemoparasitoses, canine Anaplasmataceae infections, veterinary ehrlichioses, ...

Publisher
University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia
Citation
Revista MVZ Cordoba, 2017, 22, Suppl., pp 5991-6133
Abstract

Eprinomectin (EPM) is a macrocyclic lactone used against endo-ectoparasites without withdrawal time in milk and meat after its pour-on administration at 0.5 mg/kg. Previous experiments evaluated the efficacy of EPM against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in cattle. This study assessed EPM...

Author(s)
Lifschitz, A.; Nava, S.; Mangold, A.; Imperiale, F.; Ballent, M.; Canevari, J.; Lanusse, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 215, pp 11-16

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