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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...

Author(s)
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

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...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Schlechte, K. G.; McDonough, W. P.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, 56, 5, pp 1318-1323
Abstract

The Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program was the first parasite eradication program of veterinary importance in the United States and is considered to be one of the greatest disease eradication programs of all time. The program's utilization of pasture vacation and dipping of cattle in acaricide...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; May, M. A.; Thomas, D. B.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 3, pp 515-522
Abstract

Fasciola hepatica is a helminth parasite that causes huge economic losses to the livestock industry worldwide. Fasciolosis is an emerging foodborne zoonotic disease that affects both humans and grazing animals. This study investigated the associations between climatic/environmental factors (derived ...

Author(s)
Villa-Mancera, A.; Reynoso-Palomar, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2019, 93, 6, pp 704-710
Abstract

This study investigated exposure to gastrointestinal (GI) nematodes on dairy cattle farms by antibody level determination in bulk tank milk (BTM) samples and its influence on production to detect the risk factors for infection in different climate regions in three states of Mexico. From January to...

Author(s)
Villa-Mancera, A.; Reynoso-Palomar, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Microbial Pathogenesis, 2019, 129, pp 50-55
Abstract

An attenuated live vaccine containing Babesia bovis and B. bigemina cultured in vitro with a serum-free medium was assessed for its clinical protection conferred of naïve cattle, under natural tick-challenge in a high endemicity zone to Babesia spp. Three groups of six animals were treated as...

Author(s)
Rojas-Martínez, C.; Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Figueroa Millán, J. V.; Bautista-Garfias, C. R.; Castañeda-Arriola, R. O.; Lira-Amaya, J. J.; Vargas Urióstegui, P.; Ojeda Carrasco, J. J.; Álvarez Martínez, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2018, 67, 2, pp 190-195
Abstract

Fascioliasis is a plantborne and zoonotic parasitic disease caused by fasciolid liver flukes. Fasciola hepatica is the only fasciolid species described in the Americas. Human fascioliasis endemic areas are mainly located in high altitude areas of the Americas. Given the necessity to characterize F. ...

Author(s)
Valero, M. A.; Bargues, M. D.; Calderón, L.; Artigas, P.; Mas-Coma, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2018, 64, pp 231-240
Abstract

We carried out an inter-laboratory trial to compare the serological tests commonly used for the detection of specific Neospora caninum antibodies in cattle in Ibero-American countries. A total of eight laboratories participated from the following countries: Argentina (n=4), Brazil (n=1), Peru (...

Author(s)
Campero, L. M.; Moreno-Gonzalo, J.; Venturini, M. C.; Moré, G.; Dellarupe, A.; Rambeaud, M.; Echaide, I. E.; Valentini, B.; Campero, C. M.; Moore, D. P.; Cano, D. B.; Fort, M.; Mota, R. A.; Serrano-Martínez, M. E.; Cruz-Vázquez, C.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Álvarez-García, G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 1, pp 75-84
Abstract

This study investigated the prevalence, production losses, spatial clustering, and predictive risk mapping in different climate zones in five states of Mexico. The bulk tank milk samples obtained between January and April 2015 were analyzed for antibodies against Ostertagia ostertagi using the...

Author(s)
Villa-Mancera, A.; Pastelín-Rojas, C.; Olivares-Pérez, J.; Córdova-Izquierdo, A.; Reynoso-Palomar, A.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2018, 117, 5, pp 1613-1620
Abstract

The intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium spp. is highly infectious in wild and domestic animals and humans. Infection frequency in dogs can vary between rural and urban environments. Cryptosporidium spp. infection frequency was quantified in dogs on dairy farms and in an urban area in the state of...

Author(s)
Vitela-Mendoza, I.; Padilla Díaz, K.; Cruz-Vázquez, C.; Medina-Esparza, L.; Ramos-Parra, M.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2019, 10, 1, pp 1-13

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