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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...

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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

This study was conducted to determine the possible association between some management factors and seroprevalence to Neospora caninum infection in dairy cattle of Aguascalientes, Mexico. Serum samples were collected from 381 Holstein cows distributed in 29 dairies located in 8 of the 11...

Author(s)
Gutiérrez González, J. de J.; Cruz-Vázquez, C.; Medina Esparza, L.; Valdivia Flores, A.; Islas Ojeda, E.; García-Vázquez, Z.
Publisher
Revista Veterinaria-Mexico, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Veterinaria México, 2007, 38, 3, pp 261-270
Abstract

The aim of this study was to describe the genetics of amitraz resistance evolution and to obtain the independent genes number involved. Three Mexican R. microplus tick strains were used, one susceptible to all acaricides and two amitraz-resistant. Larvae were reared on isolated naïve-heifers and...

Author(s)
Fragoso-Sanchez, H.; Garcia-Vazquez, Z.; Tapia-Perez, G.; Ortiz-Najera, A.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Rodriguez-Vivas, I.
Publisher
Academic Journals Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Entomology, 2011, 8, 3, pp 218-228
AbstractFull Text

Cryptosporidium parvum is coccidia, which is the cause agent of diarrheic diseases in several vertebrate species, from new born up to three months old calves. Samples were taken to a total of 381 calves from 54 double purpose production cattle farms from the Municipality of Cuajinicuilapa, in the...

Author(s)
Fitz-Sánchez, E.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Hernández-Ortiz, R.; Hernández-Castro, E.; Rodríguez-Bataz, E.; García-Vázquez, Z.
Publisher
Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia
Citation
Veterinaria y Zootecnia, 2013, 7, 1, pp 49-61
Abstract

Objetive. To determine the seroprevalence of N. caninum antibodies and prevalence of parasite DNA in blood, and estimate the association between seroprevalence and the potential risk of some factors in beef cattle under grazing conditions in north-central Mexico. Materials and methods. Blood...

Author(s)
Mondragón-Zavala, K.; Cruz-Vázquez, C.; Medina-Esparza, L.; Ramos-Parra, M.; García-Vázquez, Z.
Publisher
University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia
Citation
Revista MVZ Cordoba, 2011, 16, 2, pp 2484-2490
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This manuscript provides a summary of the results presented at a symposium organized to accumulate information on factors that influence the prevalence of acaricide resistance and tick-borne diseases. This symposium was part of the 19th International Conference of the World Association for the...

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Foil, L. D.; Coleman, P.; Eisler, M.; Fragoso-Sanchez, H.; Garcia-Vazquez, Z.; Guerrero, F. D.; Jonsson, N. N.; Langstaff, I. G.; Li, A. Y.; Machila, N.; Miller, R. J.; Morton, J.; Pruett, J. H.; Torr, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2004, 125, 1/2, pp 163-181
Abstract

The acaricidal activity of crude extracts and fractions from stems and leaves of Petiveria alliacea (Phytolaccaceae) was carried out on larvae and adults of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus using the larval immersion test (LIT) and adult immersion test (AIT), respectively....

Author(s)
Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Aguilar-Caballero, A.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Borges-Argaez, R.; Garcia-Vazquez, Z.; Mendez-Gonzalez, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 168, 3/4, pp 299-303
Abstract

The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. and its associated risk factors in female calves in central Veracruz, Mexico. A cross-sectional study with a convenience sampling was conducted. One fecal sample was obtained from each of 120 female calves. The...

Author(s)
Romero-Salas, D.; Godoy-Salinas, O.; García-Vázquez, Z.; Montiel Palacios, F.; Chavarría-Martínez, B.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2012, 15, Suppl. 2, pp S89-S94
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 aim of this study was to determine by nested PCR probe the presence of Neospora caninum in fetal brain tissue from aborted dairy fetuses in Aguascalientes, a state in the central part of Mexico. Forty-four fetal brains from eight dairy farms were analyzed using single tube nested PCR probe with ...

Author(s)
Medina, L.; Cruz-Vázquez, C.; Quezada, T.; Morales, E.; García-Vázquez, Z.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2006, 136, 3/4, pp 187-191

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