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Background: Ticks have a negative effect on dairy and beef cattle production systems around the world, with the concomitant risk they represent for the transmission of some important infectious diseases. Colombian cattle breeds are distributed across different agroecological regions and are exposed ...

Author(s)
Rocha, J. F.; Martínez, R.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 73, pp (7 February 2019)
AbstractFull Text

The presence of ectoparasites on animals could cause significant economic losses. Hence, profiling of these parasites on hosts in any location is the first step to planning prevention and control activity. Livestock (cattle, goats, sheep and chickens) and dogs were screened for ectoparasites...

Author(s)
Isaac, C.; Ohiolei, J. A.; Igbinosa, I. B.; Nmorsi, O. P. G.
Publisher
Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 40, 1, pp 62-72
Abstract

Ticks are a major constraint for the development of livestock production in West Africa, particularly in Togo. With a view to reducing the level of tick infestation below economic thresholds of harm, the diversity and parasite load of these pests was assessed by collecting them from July 2013 to...

Author(s)
Mollong, E.; Nuto, Y.; Rawa, R.; Amevoin, K.
Publisher
AGRI-Overseas, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Tropicultura, 2018, 36, 4, pp 684-696
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Background: This study was carried out to determine the infestation of domestic ruminants to ticks in an important livestock-rearing region, located in central part of Iran. Methods: Ticks were collected from cattle, sheep, and goats and then were identified with appropriate identification keys to...

Author(s)
Biglari, P.; Bakhshi, H.; Chinikar, S.; Belqeiszadeh, H.; Ghaffari, M.; Javaherizadeh, S.; Faghihi, F.; Telmadarraiy, Z.
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2018, 47, 5, pp 742-749
Abstract

Background: East Coast fever (ECF) is a devastating disease of cattle and a significant constraint to improvement of livestock production in sub-Saharan Africa. The protozoan parasite causing ECF, Theileria parva, undergoes obligate sexual stage development in its tick vector Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Olds, C. L.; Mason, K. L.; Scoles, G. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 126, pp (2 March 2018)
Abstract

Fox-derived Sarcoptes scabiei mites caused an outbreak of mange on a farm in Switzerland in 2018. Pruritic skin lesions suggestive of S. scabiei mite infestation developed in 4 humans who had direct contact with affected farm animals but not foxes. Sarcoptic mange is continuously spreading; such...

Author(s)
Pisano, S. R. R.; Ryser-Degiorgis, M. P.; Rossi, L.; Peano, A.; Keckeis, K.; Roosje, P.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2019, 25, 6, pp 1235-1238
Abstract

This article discusses known methods to control Dipterans (Musca domestica, Stomoxys calcitrans), one of the most well known parasites of livestock.

Author(s)
Hack, R. J.
Publisher
Positive Action Publications Ltd, Driffield, UK
Citation
International Dairy Topics, 2019, 18, 2, pp 13-15
Abstract

Background: Most malaria vector control programmes rely on indoor residual spraying of insecticides and insecticide-treated bed nets. This is effective against vector species that feed indoors at night and rest inside the house afterwards. In Central America, malaria vectors have different...

Author(s)
Dreyer, S. M.; Leiva, D.; Magaña, M.; Pott, M.; Kay, J.; Cruz, A.; Achee, N. L.; Grieco, J. P.; Vaughan, J. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2019, 18, 296, pp (29 August 2019)
Abstract

Worldwide, cattle production is struggling to face the negative impacts caused by ticks and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is one of the most harmful ticks for livestock. Most of the people in West Africa depend on cattle farming and subsistence agriculture. The presence of ticks on cattle is...

Author(s)
Adehan, S. B.; Adakal, H.; Gbinwoua, D.; Yokossi, D.; Zoungrana, S.; Toé, P.; Ouedraogo, M.; Gbaguidi, A. M.; Adoligbé, C.; Fandohan, A. B.; Hounmanou, G.; Kakaï, R. G.; Farougou, S.; Clercq, E. M. de
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
EcoHealth, 2018, 15, 2, pp 437-449
Abstract

The cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is one of the most important ectoparasites for livestock in tropical and subtropical areas around the world. This tick economically impacts cattle production by reducing weight gain and milk production. Moreover, it is a vector of pathogens...

Author(s)
Lazcano Díaz, E.; Padilla Camberos, E.; Castillo Herrera, G. A.; Estarrón Espinosa, M.; Espinosa Andrews, H.; Paniagua Buelnas, N. A.; Gutiérrez Ortega, A.; Martínez Velázquez, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2019, 201, pp 26-33

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