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Abstract

Southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus, control in the Mexican tropics is based on the application by spray, dip or pour-on of acaricides. In Mexico the first report of ticks resistant to amitraz was reported in 2002. Amitraz resistance affecting the cattle industry of Yucatan State, Mexico, has ...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Rodríguez-Arevalo, F.; Alonso-Díaz, M. A.; Fragoso-Sanchez, H.; Santamaria, V. M.; Rosario-Cruz, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2006, 75, 3/4, pp 280-286
Abstract

Susceptibility to synthetic pyrethroids (SP's) and the role of two major resistance mechanisms were evaluated in Mexican Rhipicephalus microplus tick populations. Larval packet test (LPT), knock-down (kdr) PCR allele-specific assay (PASA) and esterase activity assays were conducted in tick...

Author(s)
Rosario-Cruz, R.; Guerrero, F. D.; Miller, R. J.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Tijerina, M.; Dominguez-Garcia, D. I.; Hernandez-Ortiz, R.; Cornel, A. J.; McAbee, R. D.; Alonso-Diaz, M. A.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2009, 105, 4, pp 1145-1153
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was carried out in order to investigate the association between management risk factors and the prevalence of organophosphate (OP) and synthetic pyrethroid (SP) resistance in Boophilus microplus ticks in Yucatan State, Mexico. Ninety-eight cattle ranches were randomly...

Author(s)
Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Alonso-Díaz, M. A.; Rodríguez-Arevalo, F.; Fragoso-Sanchez, H.; Santamaria, V. M.; Rosario-Cruz, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2006, 136, 3/4, pp 335-342