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The southern cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, is the most economically important ectoparasite of cattle worldwide. A limitation for sustainable control and eradication is the emergence of acaricide resistance among tick populations. Molecular diagnostic tools offer the...

Author(s)
Klafke, G. M.; Miller, R. J.; Tidwell, J. P.; Thomas, D. B.; Sanchez, D.; Arroyo, T. P. F.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
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International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance, 2019, 9, pp 100-111
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Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes granuloma formation. Characterization of granulomatous lesions of Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) experimentally infected cattle has helped to better understand the pathogenesis of this disease. However, few studies have described...

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Carrisoza-Urbina, J.; Morales-Salinas, E.; Bedolla-Alva, M. A.; Hernández-Pando, R.; Gutiérrez-Pabello, J. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 7, pp e0218547
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The objective was to detect the presence of Neospora caninum in tissues, serum and peripheral blood of slaughtered dairy cattle in abattoirs of Aguascalientes, Mexico. Samples of spinal cord, heart, liver, blood and blood serum were collected from 71 adult animals and were processed as follow....

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Medina Esparza, L. E.; Luna Oseguera, R. de; Vitela Mendoza, I. V.; Cruz Vázquez, C.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2018, 9, 3, pp 408-419
Abstract

The cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini) (Acari: Ixodidae), is a one-host tick that infests primarily cattle in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. This species transmits deadly cattle pathogens, especially Babesia spp., for which a recombinant vaccine is not...

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Brock, C. M.; Temeyer, K. B.; Tidwell, J.; Yang YunLong; Blandon, M. A.; Carreón-Camacho, D.; Longnecker, M. T.; Almazán, C.; León, A. A. P. de; Pietrantonio, P. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2019, 49, 3/4, pp 287-299
Abstract

A female calf, housed in a dairy intensive-system farm, suddenly died 25 days after birth. Routine necropsy revealed multiple variably sized white to yellowish nodules in the lungs. Histopathological diagnosis showed severe granulomatous pneumonia with acid-fast bacilli; Mycobacterium bovis was...

Author(s)
Espejel, M. del C.; Rio, J. C. del; Medrano, A.; Santillan, M. A.; Morales, J. F.
Publisher
TÜBİTAK, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, 2018, 42, 2, pp 135-138
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Gris, G. C.; Castro, E. M.; Reyes, A. L. H.; Ahumada, V. C.
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International Association for Paratuberculosis, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Citation
14th International Colloquium on Paratuberculosis, Riviera Maya, México, 4-8 June 2018. Abstracts, 2018, pp 183-185
Abstract

Bartonella spp. have been identified in many bat species worldwide, including the zoonotic species, Candidatus Bartonella mayotimonensis. The common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) preys preferentially on livestock in Latin America and is frequently infected with Bartonella spp. To determine the...

Author(s)
Raya, A. P.; Jaffe, D. A.; Chomel, B. B.; Ota, M. S.; Tsou, P. M.; Davis, A. Z.; Olave-Leyva, J. I.; Galvez-Romero, G.; Stuckey, M. J.; Kasten, R. W.; Obregón-Morales, C.; Aréchiga-Ceballos, N.; Martinez-Martinez, F.; Aguilar-Setién, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2018, 222, pp 69-74
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Trypanosoma cruzi the causative agent of Chagas disease, can be found in more than 150 different species of domestic and wild mammals in the American continent. Domestic mammals like dogs, and commensal rodents, have been frequently implicated as hosts and/or reservoirs in the domestic and...

Author(s)
Ruiz-Piña, H. A.; Gutierrez-Ruiz, E.; Escobedo-Ortegon, F. J.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Bolio-Gonzalez, M.; Ucan-Leal, D.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2018, 21, 3, pp 367-371
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The objective of this study was to determine the genetic diversity of creole cattle in northwestern Mexico using the BoLA-DRB3.2 locus of the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC). A total of 56 creole cattle were sampled from five communities; in the state of Chihuahua (Cerocahui, Guadalupe y...

Author(s)
Fernández, I. G.; Leyva-Baca, I.; Rodríguez-Almeida, F.; Ulloa-Arvizu, R.; Ríos-Ramírez, J. G.; Gayosso-Vázquez, A.; Alonso-Morales, R. A.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
Animal Genetic Resources, 2015, 57, pp 31-38
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

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