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Abstract

Wildlife, both native and introduced, can harbor and spread diseases of importance to the livestock industry. Describing movement patterns of such wildlife is essential to formulate effective disease management strategies. Nilgai antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) are a free-ranging, introduced...

Author(s)
Foley, A. M.; Goolsby, J. A.; Ortega-S, A., Jr.; Ortega-S, J. A.; León, A. P. de; Singh, N. K.; Schwartz, A.; Ellis, D.; Hewitt, D. G.; Campbell, T. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 146, pp 166-172
Abstract

Common vampire bats (Desmodus rotundus) occur throughout much of South America to northern México. Vampire bats have not been documented in recent history in the United States, but have been documented within about 50 km of the U.S. state of Texas. Vampire bats feed regularly on the blood of...

Author(s)
Hayes, M. A.; Piaggio, A. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 2, pp e0192887
Abstract

Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is the most costly disease affecting the cattle industry. The pathogenesis of BRD is complex and includes contributions from microbial pathogens as well as host, environmental and animal management factors. In this study, we utilized viral metagenomic sequencing to...

Author(s)
Namita Mitra; Cernicchiaro, N.; Torres, S.; Li Feng; Hause, B. M.
Publisher
Society for General Microbiology, London, UK
Citation
Journal of General Virology, 2016, 97, 8, pp 1771-1784
Abstract

From 1907 when the fever tick eradication campaign began until 1933, the tick eradication methods of dipping cattle in an acaricide or "pasture vacation" were enormously successful in eradicating southern cattle ticks [Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini)], until failures began to occur ...

Author(s)
Pound, J. M.; George, J. E.; Kammlah, D. M.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Davey, R. B.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2010, 103, 2, pp 211-218
Abstract

Collections of Amblyomma auricularium and A. pseudoconcolor Aragão, 1908 are discussed in relation to distribution and hosts. Three tick collections (two from Argentina and a third from the USA) house a total of 574 A. auricularium (307 males, 162 females, 73 nymphs and 32 larvae) and 179 A....

Author(s)
Guglielmone, A. A.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Luciani, C. A.; Mangold, A. J.; Keirans, J. E.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2003, 29, 1/2, pp 131-139
Abstract

Ixodes scapularis is redescribed, based on laboratory reared specimens originating from Bulloch County, Georgia, USA. Information on distribution, host associations, morphological variation, and medical/veterinary importance is also presented. A great deal of recent work has focused on this species ...

Author(s)
Keirans, J. E.; Hutcheson, H. J.; Durden, L. A.; Klompen, J. S. H.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1996, 33, 3, pp 297-318
Abstract

During 1952 three diseases threatened the U.S.A.-FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE, VESICULAR EXANTHEMA in pigs, and AIR-SAC INFECTION in poultry.
F. & M. DISEASE was diagnosed in Canada in February 1952, but fortunately owing to the precautions taken there and in the U.S.A. it did not spread beyond the...

Author(s)
SHAW, B. T.
Publisher
Washington: U.S. Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Report of the Administrator of Agricultural Research 1952., 1953, pp 484 pp.
Abstract

The number of dairy cattle increased by 3.1% to 131, 614. In tuberculin tests of 28, 160 cattle there were 0.184% reactors. The incidence of MASTITIS in dairy cattle is said to be 40% to 50%. This situation is being dealt with by the application of hygienic measures including the segregation of...

Author(s)
Hurt, L. M.
Publisher
Los Angeles, Calif.: County Livestock Department.,
Citation
Los Angeles County Livestock Department, California. Twenty-third annual report, fiscal year ending June 30, 1947., 1947, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

The tick Amblyomma maculatum attacks livestock in the region bordering the Gulf of Mexico, The immatur e stages are found on birds and small mammals, whereas the adults attack cattle, horses, sheep, goats, dogs, deer and man. They attach themselves to the outer ear, base of the horn, eyelids, mane...

Author(s)
RUDE, C. S.
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 1947, 40, pp 301-303
Abstract

The normal activities of the bureau continued to function satisfactorily; the U.S.A. remained free from major epizootics throughout the year. There were 4, 428 regular civil service employees and of these 2, 081 were in the professional and scientific service, 93% being veterinarians. Expenditure...

Author(s)
Mohler, J. R.
Publisher
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Printing Office.,
Citation
Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry, 1941., 1941, pp 92 pp.

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