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Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is the most important tick-transmitted human viral disease in Europe and Asia with up to 10 000 human cases annually. The etiologic agents of TBE are the three subtypes of tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV), a member of the genus Flavivirus in the family ...

Author(s)
Dobler, G.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Microbiology Australia, 2018, 39, 4, pp 191-194
Abstract

The African blue tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) decoloratus, is a common tick species found in South Africa and affects cattle production as well as vectoring pathogens in regions of Africa and Asia. In an attempt to develop a non-toxic, lower cost and environmentally friendly tick control method, ...

Author(s)
Fouche, G.; Ramafuthula, M.; Maselela, V.; Mokoena, M.; Senabe, J.; Leboho, T.; Sakong, B. M.; Adenubi, O. T.; Eloff, J. N.; Wellington, K. W.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 224, pp 39-43
CAB ReviewFull Text

Ticks and the diseases they may transmit have gained attention in the last decades. Knowledge of their local distribution and the pathogens they may transmit are essential components to establish effective control measures. Concerns are raised on the proper identification of ticks, on the...

Author(s)
Tarrés-Call, J.; Salman, M.; Estrada-Peña, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 052, pp 1-3
Abstract

Like all parasites, ticks can be spread easily along with their hosts. Ticks are obligate parasites of vertebrates, to which they attach themselves for varying periods of time, and are well-adapted to this mode of transport. Once the transport stage is complete and they have detached at...

Author(s)
Barré, N.; Uilenberg, G.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2010, 29, 1, pp 135-160
Abstract

Ticks and tick-borne diseases (TTBD) pose a major constraint for the development and improvement of the livestock industry. They cause economical losses by decreasing milk production, effecting weight loss, and increasing risk for bacterial, viral, and fungal infections. It has been reported that...

Author(s)
Ahmed, J.; Alp, H.; Aksİn, M.; Seitzer, U.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2007, 101, Supplement.2, pp S159-S162
Abstract

Background: The cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, economically impact cattle industry in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. The morphological and genetic differences among R. microplus strains have been documented in the literature, suggesting that biogeographical and...

Author(s)
Labruna, M. B.; Naranjo, V.; Mangold, A. J.; Thompson, C.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Guglielmone, A. A.; Jongejan, F.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Evolutionary Biology, 2009, 9, 46, pp (25 February 2009)
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This disease factsheet covers the importance, aetiology, geographical distribution, host range, transmission, disinfection, incubation period, clinical signs, communicability, postmortem lesions, diagnosis, morbidity, mortality, treatment and prevention of Lyme disease in humans and animals. [The...

Publisher
Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA
Citation
Lyme disease, 2011, pp 12 pp.
AbstractFull Text

This disease factsheet on Ixodes ricinus (other names : European Castor Bean Tick, Castor Bean Tick, and Sheep Tick) covers the importance of the disease, aetiology, distribution, species affected, transmission, clinical signs, postmortem lesions, diagnosis, and disease control. [The CFSPH...

Publisher
Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA
Citation
Ixodes ricinus, 2009, pp 2 pp.
Abstract

Between April and September, 1990, blood samples were taken from 22 cattle in 3 herds. In indirect fluorescent antibody tests on 132 blood samples all 22 cattle were positive for antibodies to Babesia bigemina, 13 for B. bovis and none for B. divergens. B. bigemina and B. bovis were detected in...

Author(s)
Inci, A.
Citation
Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Universitesi Ankara, 1992, 39, 1/2, pp 153-167
Abstract

Of 450 cattle examined [at an unspecified date] in 3 cattle breeding farms (Kandivali, Botegaon and Dapcheri) in Maharashtra state, India, 177 were infected with ticks. There were no detectable influence of the age-group of animals on the incidence of ticks on cattle. Boophilus microplus,...

Author(s)
Raote, Y. V.; Narsapur, B. S.; Niphadkar, S. M.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 1990, 4, 2, pp 71-72

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