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Ticks (Acari: Ixodida) are an important group of ectoparasites of vertebrates. Most species are known vectors of diseases including Lyme disease, Q fever, and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. A 3-year research was conducted in Antalya, Turkey, to determine tick species composition, seasonal...

Author(s)
Koc, S.; Ayḋin, L.; Cetİn, H.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, 7, pp 2581-2586
Abstract

Argas miniatus ticks were allowed to feed on chicken and bovine citrated or defibrinated whole blood. The silicone membranes used had a thickness of 0.056 mm and were painted with a phagostimulant of 0.06 ml liquid washings from the plucking of chickens from a commercial slaughterhouse, containing...

Author(s)
Fonseca, A. H. da; Dutra, A. E. A.; Pina, I. G.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 1999, 6, 3, pp 167-170
Abstract

Field application of B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki (Btk) against Boophilus annulatus and Argas persicus was examined. B. annulatus on infected calves died 6 days post spraying while A. persicus died after 6 weeks. The indirect effect of Btk on A. persicus was also investigated. Egg laying of...

Author(s)
Abdel-Megeed, K. N.; Abdel-Rahman, E. H.; Hassanain, M. A.
Citation
Veterinary Medical Journal Giza, 1997, 45, 3, pp 389-395
Abstract

This study compared the in vitro feeding of Ornithonyssus sylviarum females on the blood of large mammals (cattle and pigs) containing 2 levels of the anticoagulant heparin, and the mite's usual food, chicken blood. The mites fed on all the types of blood, with the proportion feeding on the pig...

Author(s)
Carroll, J. F.; Young, K. W.
Citation
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 1994, 72, 2, pp 193-195
Abstract

The author reviews the control of various types of mange, principally in livestock (cattle, sheep, goats, camels, dromedaries, equines, pigs, rabbits and poultry). An account of the taxonomy, morphology and biology of the mange-causing parasites is followed by a study of the epidemiology and...

Author(s)
Pangui, L. J.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 1994, 13, 4, pp 1227-1247
Abstract

In May 1992 an infestation with A. variegatum, appeared in a small dairy heifer replacement herd in Camuy, Puerto Rico, a completely new site located near the northwest coast of Puereto Rico. This finding occurred after some 3 years of no infestation in either Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands ...

Author(s)
Bokma, B. H.; Shaw, J. L.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1993, 46, 1/2, pp 355-358
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This report covers the activities of the Department of Parasitology (SWEPAR) of the National Veterinary Institute (SVA) and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala, Sweden, during the years 1995-97. Guest lectures and seminars, diagnostic activities, research and...

Publisher
Department of Parasitology SVA/SLU, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Meddelanden från Parasitologen, 1998, No. 1998:2, pp 51 pp.
Abstract

The pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of tick paralysis in North America and Australia are reviewed with reference to small animal veterinary practice. Clinical and electrodiagnostic findings in tick paralysis are contrasted with those that occur in other diffuse lower motor neuron...

Author(s)
Malik, R.; Farrow, B. R. H.
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 1991, 21, 1, pp 157-171
Abstract

The complete amino acid sequence of fowl liver fatty acid synthase was determined from the corresponding cDNA sequence. A 5.3-kb region of cDNA coding for fowl fatty acid synthase was cloned and sequenced that is contiguous to a 2.3-kb region sequenced previously. The cDNA codes for the remaining...

Author(s)
Holzer, K. P.; Liu, W.; Hammes, G. G.
Citation
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 1989, 86, 12, pp 4387-4391
Abstract

Arthropod ectoparasites were removed from cattle, buffaloes, dogs and poultry in India and dipped in various water-based dilutions (1:10, 1:20, 1:30, 1:40 and 1:50 v/v) of Pestoban (a liquid concentrate of various non-poisonous plants) and their mortality recorded against time. Additionally, ticks...

Author(s)
Sinha, R. P.; Prasad, R. S.; Roy, S.; Zahinuddin, M.
Citation
Livestock Adviser, 1987, 12, 3, pp 26-30

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