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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...

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

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
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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

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

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

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the ixodicide efficacy of the experimental compound 712-BF-016 against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks in vitro and in cattle. The in vitro efficacy was initially tested against R. Boophilus microplus larvae using the Larval Packet Test (LPT)....

Author(s)
Santillán-Velazquez, G.; Ibarra-Velarde, F.; Flores Pérez, B.; Romero-Avila, M.; Alcalá-Canto, Y.; Salgado-Zamora, H.; Vera Montenegro, Y.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Pharmacology and Pharmacy, 2013, 4, 1, pp 41-45
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the presence of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus resistance to coumaphos, deltamethrin and amitraz and identify factors associated with their presentation in cattle production units (UPB) located in the Municipality of San Juan Evangelista Veracruz, Mexico. ...

Author(s)
Reyes-Domínguez, I. J.; Arieta-Román, R. J.; Fernández-Figueroa, J. A.; Romero-Figueroa, M. Z.; Peniche-Cardeña, A. J. E.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2013, 14, 7, pp 071304
Abstract

Engorged females of Rhipicephalus microplus were collected from 30 cattle farms in Yucatan, Mexico to evaluate ivermectin resistance. The larval progeny of each tick sample were produced in laboratory and evaluated using the larval immersion test to obtain the larval mortality....

Author(s)
Perez-Cogollo, L. C.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Ramirez-Cruz, G. T.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 172, 1/2, pp 109-113
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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