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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

In Uruguay, control of Rhipicephalus microplus began in 1910. In 1941 the eradication of R. micoplus throughout the country was declared mandatory, although this attempt was unsuccessful. Since 2008 the country was divided into two regions: the south-western region, which is free of ticks; and a...

Author(s)
Miraballes, C.; Riet-Correa, F.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2018, 75, 4, pp 383-398
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
Abstract

At Federation in 1901, Australia retained separate State veterinary services responsible for the control of endemic animal diseases. By 2010 the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments and the livestock industries had coordinated a structure with supporting activities and shared finances that ...

Author(s)
Turner, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2011, 89, 10, pp 413-421
Abstract

Control methods for tickborne diseases (TBDs) such as Cowdria, Anaplasma, Babesia and Theileria parva in Africa which are both safe and effective are now available. Immunization with reduced dipping practices make it possible to tolerate moderate tick burdens on cattle. With the advent of...

Author(s)
Latif, A. A.
Publisher
Publications Section, Addis Ababa; International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA), Ethiopia
Citation
Future of livestock industries in east and southern Africa: Proceedings of the Workshop held at Kadoma Ranch Hotel, Zimbabwe, 20-23 July 1992., 1993, pp 119-122
Abstract

Articles in this issue cover the use of epidemiological models of endemic (to Australia) and exotic diseases to aid disease research, control and development of contingency plans. There are overviews of modelling and applying remote sensing and geographic information systems in animal health. A...

Citation
Agricultural Systems and Information Technology Newsletter, 1993, 5, 1, pp 1-45
Abstract

Strains of B. thuringiensis have the potential to control endoparasitic nematodes and ectoparasitic arthropods of sheep and cattle. Present research programmes are primarily directed at the control of mites, sheep blowfly and sheep lice.

Author(s)
Pinnock, D. E.
Citation
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 1994, 49, 1, pp 59-63
Abstract

After a brief introduction on the economics of disease control and prevention an account is given of preconditioning, and health programmes for feedlot and dairy cattle. The main part of the article consists of tables: beef cattle herd health programme month by month through the year,...

Author(s)
Herrick, J. B.
Citation
Feedstuffs, 1990, 62, 31, pp 108-122
Abstract

Since 1987 a surveillance and control system for anaplasmosis and babesiosis in cattle has been carried out in 14 provinces and the Isle of Youth, Cuba. This system involves epidemiological charts and different surveillance criteria. Epidemiological charts for 1984-87 showed that deaths ascribed to ...

Author(s)
Cordovés, C. O.; Fregel, N.; Camacho, A.; Leyva, A.
Citation
Revista Cubana de Ciencias Veterinarias, 1991, 22, 3, pp 197-232

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