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The southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), transmits bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis, and is endemic to Mexico, Latin and South America. Rhipicephalus (B.) microplus infestations within the United States are a continuing threat to U.S. cattle producers. An...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Schlechte, K. G.; McDonough, W. P.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, 56, 5, pp 1318-1323
Abstract

The Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program was the first parasite eradication program of veterinary importance in the United States and is considered to be one of the greatest disease eradication programs of all time. The program's utilization of pasture vacation and dipping of cattle in acaricide...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; May, M. A.; Thomas, D. B.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 3, pp 515-522
Abstract

Rickettsial infection in dog-associated ticks in three rural communities of Yucatan, Mexico was investigated using qPCR and nested PCR assays. A total of 319 dogs were studied and ticks samples were collected. A total of 170 dogs were infested with ticks (frequency of 53.4%). Overall, 1,380 ticks...

Author(s)
Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Esteve-Gasent, M. D.; León, A. A. P. de; Modarelli, J. J.; Villegas-Perez, S. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 1, pp 102-110
Abstract

Background: Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is a highly-invasive tick that transmits the cattle parasites (Babesia bovis and B. bigemina) that cause cattle fever. R. microplus and Babesia are endemic in Mexico and ticks persist in the United States inside a narrow tick eradication quarantine...

Author(s)
Busch, J. D.; Stone, N. E.; Nottingham, R.; Araya-Anchetta, A.; Lewis, J.; Hochhalter, C.; Giles, J. R.; Gruendike, J.; Freeman, J.; Buckmeier, G.; Bodine, D.; Duhaime, R.; Miller, R. J.; Davey, R. B.; Olafson, P. U.; Scoles, G. A.; Wagner, D. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2014, 7, 188, pp (17 April 2014)
Abstract

It addresses the importance of exports of live cattle to the United States, highlighting the business value that represents for Mexico's foreign exchange earnings by 700 billion per year for this purpose. Livestock marketing is hampered by sanitary barriers, such as tuberculosis (TB), brucellosis...

Author(s)
Sáenz Pardo, J. R. G.; Hernández Ortiz, R.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2012, 3, Suplemento 1, pp 1-8
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

Species identification and global positioning system coordinates of infestations of cattle fever ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus (Say) and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), were determined for 790 specimens submitted to the National Veterinary Services Laboratory between...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; Pound, J. M.; May, M. A.; Kammlah, D. M.; Davey, R. B.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2011, 48, 4, pp 770-774
Abstract

We review recent progress for control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and R. (B.) annulatus. Outbreak infestations in the U.S. have reached alarming levels, due to increased populations of deer and other ungulates serving as alternative hosts. GIS mapping of infestations and deer habitat...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Chen, A. C.; Davey, R. B.; Guerrero, F. D.; Howell, J. M.; Kammlah, D. M.; Li, A. Y.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Olafson, P. U.; Leon, A. A. P. de; Phillips, P. L.; Pound, J. M.; Welch, J. B.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2012, 3, Suplemento 1, pp 25-40
AbstractFull Text

The wormseed (Chenopodium ambrosioides L.) is one of the plants used in herbal medicine human, having its origin in tropical and subtropical America, Caribbean and Mexico, being very abundant in Brazil. The Boophilus microplus known as tick of cattle is of high importance, producing direct and...

Author(s)
Pozzatti, P. N.; Porfírio, L. C.; Casagrande, F. P.; Valentim, T. P.; Bissi, B.; Barbosa, B. C.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2012, 6, 5, pp unpaginated
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

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