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The southern cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, is the most economically important ectoparasite of cattle worldwide. A limitation for sustainable control and eradication is the emergence of acaricide resistance among tick populations. Molecular diagnostic tools offer the...

Author(s)
Klafke, G. M.; Miller, R. J.; Tidwell, J. P.; Thomas, D. B.; Sanchez, D.; Arroyo, T. P. F.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance, 2019, 9, pp 100-111
Abstract

Five strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus collected from Tamaulipas Mexico were tested for resistance against several classes of acaricides commonly used. All were resistant to fipronil. Four of five were co-resistant to permethrin and coumaphos in addition to being resistant to fipronil. ...

Author(s)
Miller, R. J.; Almazán, C.; Ortíz-Estrada, M.; Davey, R. B.; George, J. E.; León, A. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 191, 1/2, pp 97-101
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Ticks and the diseases they transmit cause great economic losses to livestock in tropical countries. Non-chemical control alternatives include the use of resistant cattle breeds, biological control and vaccines. However, the most widely used method is the application of different chemical classes...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Pérez-Cogollo, L. C.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Trinidad-Martinez, I.; Miller, R. J.; Li, A. Y.; Pérez de León, A.; Guerrero, F.; Klafke, G.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 23, 2, pp 113-122
Abstract

Various acaricide-resistant strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, representative of the major resistance mechanisms found in Mexico and Brazil, were exposed to spinosad using the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations larval packet test and adult immersion test (AIT)....

Author(s)
Miller, R. J.; White, W. H.; Davey, R. B.; George, J. E.; Leon, A. P. de
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2011, 48, 2, pp 358-365
Abstract

In the Neotropics the control of tick infestations in red deer (Cervus elaphus) is achieved primarily through the use of acaricides and macrocyclic lactones. In Mexico, resistance to one or multiple classes of acaricides has been reported in Rhipicephalus microplus infesting cattle, but information ...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Miller, R. J.; Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Trinidad-Martínez, I. C.; Pérez de León, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 200, 1/2, pp 179-188
Abstract

A study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of cypermethrin, amitraz, and piperonyl butoxide (PBO) mixtures, through in vitro laboratory bioassays and in vivo on-animal efficacy trials, for the control of resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus on cattle in the Mexican tropics. Also, to...

Author(s)
Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Li, A. Y.; Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Trinidad-Martinez, I.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Miller, R. J.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 288-296
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus, the cattle fever tick, is a global economic problem to the cattle industry due to direct infestation of cattle and pathogens transmitted during feeding. Cattle fever tick outbreaks continue to occur along the Mexico-US border even though the tick has been eradicated from...

Author(s)
Bendele, K. G.; Guerrero, F. D.; Miller, R. J.; Li, A. Y.; Barrero, R. A.; Moolhuijzen, P. M.; Black, M.; McCooke, J. K.; Meyer, J.; Hill, C. A.; Bellgard, M. I.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, 8, pp 3027-3040
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

Three cattle farms with ticks, Rhipicephalus microplus, thought to be resistant to ivermectin in Yucatan, Mexico were studied (SFDO, SPN, LUADY). Each field-population was collected and tested twice several months apart. The larval immersion test was used on the progeny of collected adult females...

Author(s)
Perez-Cogollo, L. C.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Ramirez-Cruz, G. T.; Miller, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 168, 1/2, pp 165-169
Abstract

This manuscript provides a summary of the results presented at a symposium organized to accumulate information on factors that influence the prevalence of acaricide resistance and tick-borne diseases. This symposium was part of the 19th International Conference of the World Association for the...

Author(s)
Foil, L. D.; Coleman, P.; Eisler, M.; Fragoso-Sanchez, H.; Garcia-Vazquez, Z.; Guerrero, F. D.; Jonsson, N. N.; Langstaff, I. G.; Li, A. Y.; Machila, N.; Miller, R. J.; Morton, J.; Pruett, J. H.; Torr, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2004, 125, 1/2, pp 163-181

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