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Since 1987 a surveillance and control system for anaplasmosis and babesiosis in cattle has been carried out in 14 provinces and the Isle of Youth, Cuba. This system involves epidemiological charts and different surveillance criteria. Epidemiological charts for 1984-87 showed that deaths ascribed to ...

Author(s)
Cordovés, C. O.; Fregel, N.; Camacho, A.; Leyva, A.
Citation
Revista Cubana de Ciencias Veterinarias, 1991, 22, 3, pp 197-232
Abstract

Boophilus microplus, originating from Asia and Amblyomma variegatum originating from Africa, parasitize the ruminants of the West Indies and in particular the French Antilles (Guadeloupe and Martinique). They are the vectors of various diseases including babesiosis and anaplasmosis for B. microplus ...

Author(s)
Barré, N.
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Productions Animales, 1997, 10, 1, pp 111-119
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A cooperative effort between the US Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services, the Agricultural Research Service and the Department of Agriculture, Commonwealth Government of Puerto Rico, has been successful in eradicating A. variegatum from the...

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Garris, G. I.; Bokma, B. H.; Strickland, R. K.; Combs, G. P.
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Experimental & Applied Acarology, 1989, 6, 1, pp 67-76
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This publication contains 11 contributions, as well as introductory and concluding remarks, from a symposium on the eradication of the calliphorid Cochliomyia hominivorax, a myiasis-producing agent of cattle and other livestock. The development of the sterile insect technique and its application in ...

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Miscellaneous Publications of the Entomological Society of America, 1985, No. 62, pp 68pp.
Abstract

A Babesia survey was carried out on Nevis to assess the consequences of a programme to control Amblyomma variegatum on the island. Serum samples collected from 264 cattle slaughtered at Nevis abattoir between April 1988 and May 1989 were tested for antibodies to B. bovis and B. bigemina using a...

Author(s)
Hadrill, D. J.; Boid, R.; Jones, T. W.; Bell-Sakyi, L.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1990, 126, 16, pp 403-404
Abstract

The authors review the distribution, biology, seasonal population fluctuations, economic importance, acaricidal susceptibility and measures for the control of the cattle ticks Boophilus microplus, Amblyomma cajennense and A. variegatum in the Caribbean. Ticks inflict about $62 million annual loss...

Author(s)
Rawlins, S. C.; Mansingh, A.
Citation
Insect Science and its Application, 1987, 8, 2, pp 259-267
Abstract

This paper purports to describe the life of a veterinary surgeon in the tropics contrasting that in the West Indies, where the author was first stationed, with that in the Far East, where he is at present employed. It gives quite an interesting account of field work and incidence of disease in...

Author(s)
Ford, T. A.
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 1919, 75, 8, pp 45-54 pp.

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