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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...

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.
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Parasites and Vectors, 2014, 7, 188, pp (17 April 2014)
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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...

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.
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 23, 2, pp 113-122

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 ...

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

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