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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

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...

Author(s)
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

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)
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The aim of the study was to determine the species spectrum of ixodid ticks that infest horses and donkeys in South Africa and to identify those species that act as vectors of disease to domestic livestock. Ticks were collected opportunistically from 391 horses countrywide by their owners or grooms, ...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Heyne, H.; Halajian, A.; Booysen, S.; Smit, W. J.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 84, 1, pp a1302
Abstract

Of a total of 3807 ixodid ticks collected in semi-arid and arid agro-ecological zones in Pakistan, four different species were identified, including Hyalomma anatolicum (79.3%), Rhipicephalus microplus (18.8%), Hyalomma dromedarii (1.0%), and R. turanicus (0.9%). R. microplus was the predominant...

Author(s)
Rehman, A.
Publisher
Mensch & Buch Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Epidemiology of ticks and tick-borne pathogens in the semi-arid and the arid agro-ecological zones in Pakistan, 2016, pp x + 171 pp.
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus, better known as the Asiatic cattle tick, is a largely invasive ectoparasite of great economic importance due to the negative effect it has on agricultural livestock on a global scale, particularly cattle. Tick-borne diseases (babesiosis and anaplasmosis) transmitted by R....

Author(s)
Baron, S.; Merwe, N. A. van der; Madder, M.; Maritz-Olivier, C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 7, pp e0131341
Abstract

This study was carried out to assess farmers' knowledge and perceptions on tick species, tick-borne diseases (TBDs), tick control measures, production constraints and tolerance of Tarime and Sukuma zebu cattle to TBDs. The study involved 240 agro-pastoralists from Serengeti, Tarime, Maswa and Meatu ...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 4, pp Article 64
Abstract

Anaplasma marginale and Anaplasma phagocytophilum are the most important tick-borne bacteria of veterinary and public health significance in the family Anaplasmataceae. The objective of current review is to provide knowledge on ecology and epidemiology of A. phagocytophilum and compare major...

Author(s)
Atif, F. A.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, 11, pp 3941-3957

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