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Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) are nonnative bovines that were originally introduced as game animals to one large, south Texas, US ranch but that are now present throughout southeastern Texas from Baffin Bay to Harlingen and in northern Mexico at least as far west as Durango. Between October 2014 ...

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Olafson, P. U.; Thomas, D. B.; May, M. A.; Buckmeier, B. G.; Duhaime, R. A.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2018, 54, 4, pp 734-744
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Adulticidal and oviposition- and hatching-altering activities of essential oil extracted from Mexican oregano leaves (Lippia graveolens H.B.K.) (OEO) were evaluated on engorged adult female Rhipicephalus microplus ticks using the adult immersion test bioassay. Twofold dilutions of OEO were tested...

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Flores-Fernández, J. M.; Padilla-Camberos, E.; Castillo Herrera, G. A.; Martínez-Velázquez, M.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Biomedicine, 2016, 33, 2, pp 290-294
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Twenty-five white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus yucatanensis) (WTD), 4 mazama deer (Mazama temama) (MD), and the ticks they host in Yucatan, Mexico were sampled to run a molecular survey for tick-borne rickettsial agents. The prevalence of rickettsial agents was 20% in WTD (5/25) and 50% in...

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Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Esteve-Gasent, M. D.; León, A. P. de; Modarelli, J. J.; Villegas-Perez, S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 2, pp 365-370
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
Abstract

Cattle fever ticks, the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini), and cattle tick, Rhipicephalus annulatus (Say), are livestock pests endemic to Mexico and invasive along the Texas-Mexico border. Resistance to acaricide, alternate wildlife hosts, and pathogenic landscape-forming...

Author(s)
Goolsby, J. A.; Guerrero, F. D.; Gaskin, J.; Bendele, K. G.; Azhahianambi, P.; Amalin, D.; Flores-Cruz, M.; Kashefi, J.; Smith, L.; Racelis, A.; Saini, R. K.; Perez de Leon, A.
Publisher
Society of Southwestern Entomologists, Dallas, USA
Citation
Southwestern Entomologist, 2016, 41, 3, pp 595-604
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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...

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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

The acaricidal effects of 55 strains of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metschnikoff) Sorokin, 1883 (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) isolated from paddocks of cattle farms were evaluated in two Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini 1887) (Ixodida: Ixodidae) populations, of which one was multi-resistant and one ...

Author(s)
Fernández-Salas, A.; Alonso-Díaz, M. A.; Alonso-Morales, R. A.; Lezama-Gutiérrez, R.; Rodríguez-Rodríguez, J. C.; Cervantes-Chávez, J. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2017, 31, 1, pp 36-43
Abstract

Equine piroplasmosis is a disease transmitted mainly by ticks Amblyomma cajennense and Rhipicephalus microplus, which causes clinical signs similar to those of other hemoparasitic diseases, such as: decreased physical performance, depression, appetite loss, dehydration, fever, anemia, jaundice,...

Author(s)
Alva-Trujillo, M.; Estrada-Coates, A. T.; Muñoz-Melgarejo, S.; Canales-Rubio, M.; López-Guerrero, A.; Galván-Leal y Martín, R.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, Mexico
Citation
Agrociencia (Montecillo), 2018, 52, Numero Especial, pp 47-53
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

The objectives of this study were: (1) to determine the prevalence and factors associated with Rhipicephalus microplus, resistant to cypermethrin and amitraz, from cattle farms in Veracruz, Mexico, and (2) to determine in vitro mortality percentages of field populations of R. microplus exposed to...

Author(s)
Fernández-Salas, A.; Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Alonso-Díaz, M. Á.
Publisher
American Society of Parasitologists, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 2012, 98, 5, pp 1010-1014

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