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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
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Author(s)
Spare, M. R.; Thomson, D. U.; Dryden, M. W.; Raghavan, R. K.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, 14-16 September 2017, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 2017, pp 235
Abstract

Cattle fever ticks (CFT), vectors of bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis, were eradicated from the United States by 1943, but are frequently reintroduced from neighboring border states of Mexico via stray cattle and wildlife hosts including white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) (WTD) and nilgai ...

Author(s)
Goolsby, J. A.; Singh, N. K.; Ortega-S, A., Jr.; Hewitt, D. G.; Campbell, T. A.; Wester, D.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2017, 6, 2, pp 100-107
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

White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are a host for cattle fever ticks (Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) sp.), which are vectors of the pathogens causing bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis in cattle. Tick eradication efforts focused on cattle along the U.S.-Mexico border are high priority and the...

Author(s)
Wang HsiaoHsuan; Teel, P. D.; Grant, W. E.; Schuster, G.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Modelling, 2016, 342, pp 82-96
Abstract

Philippine deer (Rusa marianna), native to the Philippine Islands, were introduced to Guam in the late 1700's. Dense populations have become established throughout the island where they cause damage to native plant communities resulting in habitat degradation. In addition, cervids can serve as...

Author(s)
Mehrpad, S.; Cleveland, C. A.; DeNicola, A.; Dubey, J. P.; Yabsley, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 11, pp 36-40
Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate tick species and Ehrlichia infection among ticks in the Lincang area of Yunnan province, China. 42 ticks were captured from the body surface of farm cattle and divided into 21 groups by morphological identification. Partial COI segments of ticks and 16 SrRNA...

Author(s)
Ya HongXiang; Zhang YunZhi; Wang JingLin
Publisher
Chinese Journal of Zoonoses, Fuzhou, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Zoonoses, 2016, 32, 9, pp 793-797
Abstract

Twenty-five species of sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura) are recorded from Georgia, USA. One of these species is currently recognized as 2 distinct subspecies, the body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus L.) and head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer) of humans. Gray squirrels, southern...

Author(s)
Durden, L. A.; Willis, E. E.; Garretson, A. M.; Eremeeva, M. E.
Publisher
Georgia Entomological Society, Griffin, USA
Citation
Journal of Entomological Science, 2014, 49, 3, pp 246-272
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Author(s)
Hilton, W. M.; Olynk, N. J.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Montreal, Canada, 20-22 September, 2012, 2012, pp 190
Abstract

It addresses the importance of exports of live cattle to the United States, highlighting the business value that represents for Mexico's foreign exchange earnings by 700 billion per year for this purpose. Livestock marketing is hampered by sanitary barriers, such as tuberculosis (TB), brucellosis...

Author(s)
Sáenz Pardo, J. R. G.; Hernández Ortiz, R.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2012, 3, Suplemento 1, pp 1-8

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