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Livestock production is a fundamental source of revenue and nutrition, wherein cattle-farming constitutes one of the major agricultural industries. Vectors and vector-borne diseases constitute one of the major factors that decrease the livelihood of all farming communities, more so in resource-poor ...

Author(s)
Robbertse, L.; Richards, S. A.; Stutzer, C.; Olivier, N. A.; Leisewitz, A. L.; Crafford, J. E.; Maritz-Olivier, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2020, 38, 44, pp 6889-6898
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Background and Aim: Ticks (Ixodidae) not only cause blood loss in cattle but also serve as vectors for various diseases, thus causing direct and indirect losses. Moreover, tick infestation can cause significant economic losses. This study aimed to identify the diverse species of ticks infesting ...

Author(s)
Sahara, A.; Nugraheni, Y. R.; Gautam Patra; Prastowo, J.; Priyowidodo, D.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2019, 12, 11, pp 1755-1759
Abstract

The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of hard tick infestations in cattle of Mizoram from April 2017 to March 2018. The prevalence of hard tick infestations was studied in relation to sex and age of animals and seasonal changes in a year. Cattle of selected places were...

Author(s)
Subhamoy Ghosh; Gautam Patra; Borthakur, S. K.; Parthasarathi Behera; Tolenkhomba, T. C.; Malay Das; Lalnunpuia, C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Biological Rhythm Research, 2019, 50, 4, pp 564-574
Abstract

The bovine tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, is the main ectoparasite of cattle and causes loss of billions of dollars worldwide in lost meat, milk, and leather production, as well as control expenses. In addition to systemically impacting the host during the parasitic act, this parasite is also an...

Author(s)
Beys-da-Silva, W. O.; Rosa, R. L.; Berger, M.; Coutinho-Rodrigues, C. J. B.; Vainstein, M. H.; Schrank, A.; Bittencourt, V. R. E. P.; Santi, L.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2020, 208, pp 107812
Abstract

A study was conducted to investigate the tick infestation on cattle in the plain region of Chhattisgarh state. During the period of study, 832 ticks of 47 animals were examined for the different tick species. The most prominently infested ixodid tick belonged to Hyalomma anatolicum (68.38%)...

Author(s)
Jadhao, S. G.; Sanyal, P. K.; Borkar, S. D.; Chigure, G. M.; Jadhav, N. D.; Shirsikar, P. M.; Sachin Kumar
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 2020, 40, 4, pp 951-954
Abstract

Interpreting in vitro bioassays used to determine resistance against acaricides in Rhipicephalus microplus can be challenging without parallel in vivo studies that assess for lost efficacy. The larval immersion test (LIT) is currently the most widely used bioassay to detect ivermectin resistance....

Author(s)
Chaparro-Gutiérrez, J. J.; Villar, D.; Schaeffer, D. J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2020, 11, 2,
Abstract

The tick Rhipicephalus microplus is responsible for the transmission of Anaplasma marginale, which causes hemolytic anemia, abortion, decreased production, and mortality in cattle in Brazil. However, A. marginale can also persist in cattle herds without any clinical signs. This study investigated...

Author(s)
Martins, K. R.; Garcia, M. V.; Bonatte Junior, P.; Duarte, P. O.; Higa, L. O. S. de; Csordas, B. G.; Barros, J. C.; Andreotti, R.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2020, 81, 4, pp 585-598
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The present study was conducted to record tick infestation on bovines (cattle and buffalo) during February 2018 to January 2019 in three districts (Bidar, Gulbarga and Yadgir) of Hyderabad-Karnataka region of Karnataka. A total of 1570 bovines (720 cattle and 850 buffaloes) were examined for tick...

Author(s)
Krishnamurthy, C. M.; D'Souza, P. E.; Dhanalakshmi, H.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav, Muzaffrnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2019, 22, 2, pp 1097-1101
Abstract

The potential for reinvasion of the United States by cattle fever ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus and Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini), which remain established in Mexico, threatens the viability of the domestic livestock industry because these ticks vector the causal agents (Babesia ...

Author(s)
Osbrink, W. L. A.; Showler, A. T.; Abrigo, V.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2020, 57, 4, pp 1305-1309
Abstract

The province of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas in Ecuador is a strategic place for cattle production and trade. The lack of knowledge about tick species, tick control and tick-borne diseases in Ecuador prompted this study with the goal of identifying the cattle-tick species and tick-borne agents...

Author(s)
Maya-Delgado, A.; Madder, M.; Benítez-Ortíz, W.; Saegerman, C.; Berkvens, D.; Ron-Garrido, L.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2020, 11, 5,

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