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Abstract

Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina are causative agents of bovine babesiosis, a tick-borne disease of cattle in tropical and subtropical regions. Babesia spp. infection adversely affects cattle health and can be fatal resulting in considerable economic loss worldwide. Under endemic stability...

Author(s)
Romero-Salas, D.; Mira, A.; Mosqueda, J.; García-Vázquez, Z.; Hidalgo-Ruiz, M.; Ortiz Vela, N. A.; Perez de León, A. A.; Florin-Christensen, M.; Schnittger, L.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 217, pp 101-107
Abstract

Of 20 blood samples from nilgais from México, five were polymerase chain reaction-positive for Babesia bigemina and one for Babesia bovis. Positive samples had the expected 170 (B. bigemina) and 291 (B. bovis) base pairs and were identical to Gen-Bank B. bigemina accession S45366 and B. bovis...

Author(s)
Cárdenas-Canales, E. M.; Ortega-Santos, J. A.; Campbell, T. A.; García-Vázquez, Z.; Cantú-Covarrubias, A.; Figueroa-Millán, J. V.; DeYoung, R. W.; Hewitt, D. G.; Bryant, F. C.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2011, 47, 3, pp 777-779
Abstract

Species of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) ticks are the vectors of babesiosis (cattle fever tick), which are distributed worldwide. White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are important secondary hosts for the cattle fever ticks, Rhipicephalus (B.) annulatus and Rhipicephalus (B.) microplus....

Author(s)
Cantu-C, A.; Ortega-S, J. A.; García-Vázquez, Z.; Mosqueda, J.; Henke, S. E.; George, J. E.
Publisher
American Society of Parasitologists, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 2009, 95, 3, pp 536-542
Abstract

The suitability of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) as hosts for the cattle ticks Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus, has been well documented. These ticks have a wide host range, and both transmit Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina, the agents...

Author(s)
Cantu, A.; Ortega-S., J. A.; Mosqueda, J.; Garcia-Vazquez, Z.; Henke, S. E.; George, J. E.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2007, 43, 3, pp 504-507

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