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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
Abstract

Tick borne zoonotic diseases are one of the major emerging threats to live stock and public health in India, especially in Western Ghats of south India. Since livestock and wild animals share habitats and grasslands, it is important to know the species composition of major tick parasitism on live...

Author(s)
Balasubramanian, R.; Yadav, P. D.; Sahina, S.; Nadh, V. A.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2019, 43, 2, pp 256-262
Abstract

Ticks and tick-borne diseases (TTBDs) are considered major causes of economic loss in the livestock sector which incur an annual control cost estimated at US$ 498.7 million in India. Among these diseases, babesiosis, theileriosis and anaplasmosis are listed among the top ten livestock diseases in...

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Pradeep, R. K.; Murikoli Nimisha; Sruthi, M. K.; Pakideery Vidya; Amrutha, B. M.; Kurbet, P. S.; Kumar, K. G. A.; Anju Varghese; Deepa, C. K.; Dinesh, C. N.; Leena Chandrasekhar; Juliet, S.; Pradeepkumar, P. R.; Chintu Ravishankar; Srikant Ghosh; Reghu Ravindran
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 2, pp 617-630
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) impose a significant constraint to livestock production world widely. In this paper, we presented a case of TBD in a cattle farm in Henan, China. 35 blood samples (7 samples sent by veterinarian, 28 samples gathered by our colleagues) were collected from ill, surviving...

Author(s)
Cui YanYan; Wang XiaoXing; Zhang Yan; Yan YaQun; Dong HaiJu; Jian FuChun; Shi Ke; Zhang LongXian; Wang RongJun; Ning ChangShen
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 177, pp 207-210
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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Ticks are the most important external parasites of cattle and are known to transmit more pathogens than any other group of arthropods worldwide. About 80% of the world cattle population is at risk of ticks and tick-borne diseases, causing a global annual loss of $US22-30 billion. In Africa, the...

Author(s)
Nyangiwe, N.; Yawa, M.; Muchenje, V.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 48, 5, pp 829-841
Abstract

The present study was aimed at recording the prevalence and types of various disorders in the domestic animals of hill region. The retrospective data of three years (2014-16) was collected from outpatient case record of veterinary dispensary unit, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Mukteswar. A...

Author(s)
Amol Gurav; Jana, C.; Upadhyay, D.; Dangi, S. S.; Sharma, A. K.; Gautam, S.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2018, 88, 3, pp 276-280
Abstract

The bovine tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is found in several tropical and subtropical regions of the world. This parasite transmits pathogens that cause disease, such as babesiosis (Babesia bovis and B. bigemina) and anaplasmosis (Anaplasma marginale). Tick infestations cause enormous...

Author(s)
Csordas, B. G.; Cunha, R. C.; Garcia, M. V.; Silva, S. S. da; Leite, F. L.; Andreotti, R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 2, pp e0191596
Abstract

Background: Emergence of tick-borne diseases is impacting humans and livestock across the Northern Hemisphere. There are, however, large regional variations in number of cases of tick-borne diseases. Some areas have surprisingly few cases of disease compared to other regions. The aim here is to...

Author(s)
Mysterud, A.; Stigum, V. M.; Seland, I. V.; Herland, A.; Easterday, W. R.; Jore, S.; Østerås, O.; Viljugrein, H.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 309, pp (22 May 2018)
Abstract

Bovine anaplasmosis is endemic in Pakistan where it reduces livestock productivity and leads to high mortality, especially in young animals. This study was aimed to identify the potential risk factors responsible for the occurrence and spread of anaplasmosis in cattle and buffaloes for the first...

Author(s)
Farooqi, S. H.; Muhammad Ijaz; Rashid, M. I.; Nabi, H.; Islam, S.; Aqib, A. I.; Kashif Hussain; Amjad Khan; Rizvi, S. N. B.; Shakeel Mahmood; Khalid Mehmood; Zhang Hui
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 7, pp 1591-1598

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