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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 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

Considering the economic impact of various ticks species on livestock, the present study was conducted for epidemiological characterization of common ticks infesting Ethiopian cattle between November 2013 and March 2014 period at various locations of Bedelle region. A total of 384 cattle were...

Author(s)
Hunde Aboma; Assefa Kebede; Mukarim Abdurahaman
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2017, 12, 22, pp 1922-1929
Abstract

In Tanzania, control of East Coast fever (ECF) has predominantly relied on tick control using acaricides and chemotherapy, little on ECF vaccination, and very little on dissemination regarding animal immunization. In this paper, the prevalence, control measure, and tolerance of Tanzania Shorthorn...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 4, pp 813-822
Abstract

Several prominent and economically important diseases of livestock in East Africa are caused by multi-host pathogens that also infect wildlife species, but management strategies are generally livestock focused and models of these diseases tend to ignore the role of wildlife. We investigate the...

Author(s)
Walker, J. G.; Klein, E. Y.; Levin, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 199, 3/4, pp 206-214
Abstract

The Rhipicephalus microplus tick is globally regarded as the most economically important ectoparasite of livestock, and the evolution of resistance to commercial acaricides among cattle tick populations is of great concern. The essential oil derived from Tagetes minuta may be efficacious against ...

Author(s)
Andreotti, R.; Garcia, M. V.; Cunha, R. C.; Barros, J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 341-345
Abstract

Endo and ectoparasites of domestic ruminants directly or indirectly contribute to reduce sustainability affecting food security in subsistence or small scale farming systems, food safety (food borne diseases and pesticide residues), environment (pesticides, pollution and ecotoxicity) and farmer's...

Author(s)
Nari Henrioud, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 180, 1/2, pp 2-11
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

The efficacy of single subcutaneous injections (200 µg/kg) of doramectin and ivermectin were compared for the prevention of C. hominivorax myiasis in cattle castrated 10 days after treatment and exposed to natural field challenge. Tests were conducted in Brazil under different epidemiological and...

Author(s)
Caproni, L., Jr.; Umehara, O.; Gonçalves, L. C. B.; Moro, E.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 1998, 7, 1, pp 57-61
Abstract

The efficacy of a single subcutaneous injection of 1% ivermectin at a dose of 0.2 mg/kg against bovine dermatobiosis (caused by Dermatobia hominis) was investigated at a farm in Mérida State, Venezuela [date not given]. 20 crossbred adult cattle were included in the study with a rate of...

Author(s)
García, L.; Gutiérrez, J.; Angulo Cubillán, F. J.
Citation
Revista Científica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 1998, 8, Supplement 1, pp 117-118

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