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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...

Temeyer, K. B.; Schlechte, K. G.; McDonough, W. P.
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, 56, 5, pp 1318-1323

Integrated control measures are recommended for the control of Boophilus microplus (Can.), the main tick attacking cattle in the State of Morelos, Mexico. This tick, which occurs in subtropical and tropical regions of the country, is the vector of bovine piroplasmosis.

Camino Lavín, M.
Folia Entomologica Mexicana, 1982, No. 54, pp 132

Several cases of babesiosis associated with Boophilus microplus infestations were confirmed in cattle at 2 ranches in northern Mexico. At the first ranch, Babesia bovis infection was confirmed in one cow by inoculation of whole blood into a splenectomized calf which subsequently developed an acute...

Thompson, G. D.; Medellin, J. A.; Trevino, G. S.; Wagner, G. G.
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1980, 12, 3, pp 132-136

In this review article on the eradication of arthropod pests of livestock, a cooperative state-federal programme in 1907-60 is described by which bovine babesiosis and its vectors Boophilus annulatus (Say) and B. microplus (Can.) were successfully eradicated from southern USA primarily by dipping ...

Graham, O. H.; Hourrigan, J. L.
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1977, 13, 6, pp 629-658

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