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Background: Ticks have a negative effect on dairy and beef cattle production systems around the world, with the concomitant risk they represent for the transmission of some important infectious diseases. Colombian cattle breeds are distributed across different agroecological regions and are exposed ...

Author(s)
Rocha, J. F.; Martínez, R.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 73, pp (7 February 2019)
Abstract

Despite several decades of chemical control, the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus remains an important constraint for cattle farmers. The regular use of chemicals has led to the development of tick strains that are multi-resistant to acaricides. New methods of tick control are being developed...

Author(s)
Hüe, T.; Fontfreyde, C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 7, pp 1989-1995
Abstract

This study aimed to determine the relationship between the variation in plasma concentration of ivermectin 3.15% over time and its efficacy against the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. In addition, a trial was conducted to infer if the application of successive treatments with...

Author(s)
Nava, S.; Rossner, M. V.; Ballent, M.; Mangold, A. J.; Lanusse, C.; Lifschitz, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 268, pp 81-86
Abstract

Tick-borne pathogens (TBPs) seriously affect cattle production and can be economically damaging. The epidemiology of these organisms in the Chongqing municipality of China is not well described. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of TBPs including Anaplasma spp., ...

Author(s)
Zhou ZuoYong; Li Kai; Sun YingYing; Shi JunGe; Li HeXian; Chen YiWang; Yang HaoYue; Li Xiao; Wu Bi; Li XiaoXia; Wang ZhiYing; Cheng FangJun; Hu ShiJun
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 7, pp e0215585
Abstract

About 80% of the world's cattle are affected by ticks and tick-borne diseases, both of which cause significant production losses. Cattle host resistance to ticks is the most important factor affecting the economics of tick control, but it is largely neglected in tick-control programs due to...

Author(s)
Burrow, H. M.; Mans, B. J.; Cardoso, F. F.; Birkett, M. A.; Kotze, A. C.; Hayes, B. J.; Mapholi, N.; Dzama, K.; Marufu, M. C.; Githaka, N. W.; Djikeng, A.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2019, 59, 8, pp 1401-1427
AbstractFull Text

A cross-sectional study was conducted from January to December, 2016 in Semi-arid areas of Raya Azebo District with the objectives to estimate the prevalence of ixodid ticks and assessing the difference in infestation among the different host risk factors such as age, sex and body condition scores. ...

Author(s)
Meseret Hadgu; Habtamu Taddele; Atkilt Girma; Haftu Abrha; Haftom Hagos
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2018, 22, 2, pp 53-64
Abstract

Dodoru Market is popular for its weekly Market day in Kebbi State, Nigeria. People converge at the market every Monday from various places to buy or sell. Survey of ticks on camels and cattle brought to Dodoru Market for sale was conducted. The aim was to evaluate the prevalence of camel and cattle ...

Author(s)
Abdullahi, Y. M.; Magami, I. M.; Audu, A.; Mainasara, M. M.
Publisher
Altezoro, s.r.o. & Dialog, Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Traektoriâ Nauki, 2018, 4, 4, pp 3001-3004
Abstract

This study investigated the local immune response at larval attachment sites in Santa Gertrudis cattle with low and high levels of tick resistance. Skin samples with tick larvae attached were collected from Santa Gertrudis cattle at the end of a period of 25 weekly infestations, when the animals...

Author(s)
Constantinoiu, C. C.; Lew-Tabor, A.; Jackson, L. A.; Jorgensen, W. K.; Piper, E. K.; Mayer, D. G.; Johnson, L.; Venus, B.; Jonsson, N. N.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2018, 40, 4, pp e12515
Abstract

This work was performed to test the efficacy of winter-spring control strategies against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Ixodida: Ixodidae) infestations on cattle in the area ecologically most favourable for the development of this tick in Argentina. Two control schemes using three and four...

Author(s)
Nava, S.; Toffaletti, J. R.; Morel, N.; Guglielmone, A. A.; Mangold, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2019, 33, 2, pp 312-316
Abstract

The present study was designed to determine factors affecting the prevalence of ticks (Hyalomma and Rhipicephalus) in cattle in district Loralai of Balochistan and to evaluate the acaricidal activity of chloroform and methanol extracts of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum). A total of 670 cattle of...

Author(s)
Ullah, N.; Akhtar, R.; Lateef, M.; Jan, S. U.; Zahid, B.; Durrani, U. F.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2019, 70, 1, pp 1381-1386

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