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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
AbstractFull Text

The effectiveness and persistence of the Chitinase-Dehydrogenase 5 Enzymatic Complex against natural infestations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus was evaluated in bovines of the Mexican tropics. For this purpose, 22 bovines were used which were distributed in two groups of (n=11), receiving...

Author(s)
Arieta, R. R. J.; Fernández, F. J. A.; Serna, G. C.; Acar, M. N. B.; Tadeo, C. P.; Rodríguez, O. N.; Mayo, G. A.; Patiño, M. A.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Texcoco, Mexico
Citation
Agroproductividad, 2018, 11, 1, pp 95-98
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)
AbstractFull Text

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...

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

Tick subolesin was shown in immunization trials using the recombinant protein to protect hosts against tick infestations. In this study, we demonstrated that subolesin vaccination and release of ticks after subolesin knockdown by RNA interference (RNAi) could be used for the control of ...

Author(s)
Merino, O.; Almazán, C.; Canales, M.; Villar, M.; Moreno-Cid, J. A.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Kocan, K. M.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2011, 29, 12, pp 2248-2254
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus is the most economically important cattle tick in the Mexican tropics. Wild ungulate species, including red deer (Cervus elaphus), are gaining popularity in diversified livestock ranching operations in Mexico. However, there is no information available on the susceptibility...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Trinidad-Martínez, I. C.; Torres-Acosta, J. F. J.; Ticante-Perez, V.; Castro-Marín, J. M.; Tapia-Moo, C. A.; Vázquez-Gómez, G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2013, 60, 4, pp 543-552
AbstractFull Text

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

The persistent efficacy of 3.15% ivermectin (3.15% IVM) and 10% moxidectin (10% MOX) against natural Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus infestations in cattle in the Mexican tropics was evaluated. Thirty three (33) female cattle were distributed among three treatment groups (n=11), (a) 3.15% IVM...

Author(s)
Arieta-Román, R. de J.; Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Ramírez-Cruz, G. T.; Basto-Estrella, G.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2010, 1, 1, pp 59-67

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