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The New World Screwworm (NWS) continues being a veterinarian and human problem in South America and part of the Caribbean. In order to update this matter based on the research of the last six years, the wealth of existing information was reviewed, and some results of the authors of this paper were...

Rodríguez Diego, J. G.; Olivares Orozco, J. L.; Sánchez Castilleja, Y.; Arece García, J.
Centro Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria, La Habana, Cuba
Revista de Salud Animal, 2016, 38, 2, pp 120-130

Surveys carried out on 6 cattle ranches in Mexico and 4 in Costa Rica showed that Demodex bovis Stiles was present to a greater extent than had been realised by the owners; the cattle involved were dairy and beef herds of Jersey, Holstein and Zebu cattle. Clinical signs of infestation are described ...

Podesta, M.; Quiros, J.; Cordero, L.; Alvarado, R.
Ciencias Veterinarias, 1980, 2, 2, pp 169-176

The morphology of larval spines of Cochliomyia hominivorax was affected by larval substrate and geographic effects on variation. Spine morphology of individual larvae was used to determine criteria for discrimination analysis classification. Classification criteria for types of wounds and host...

Mangan, R. L.; Welch, J. B.
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1990, 27, 3, pp 295-301

In Central America, the economic loss in cattle infested with D. hominis and ticks can be over $60 per animal. An intensive campaign against these parasites would cost an estimated $4.5-5 per animal yearly. The author carried out trials with 4 parasiticides in a small number of cattle in Costa...

Müller, O.
Informe a los Gob-iernos de Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua y Venezuela sobre lucha contra el torsalo (Dennatobia hominis L.) y las garrapatas (Boophilus spp. y Amblyomma spp.) en Centroamerica., 1962, pp 16 pp.

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