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Background: Ticks have a negative effect on dairy and beef cattle production systems around the world, with the concomitant risk they represent for the transmission of some important infectious diseases. Colombian cattle breeds are distributed across different agroecological regions and are exposed ...

Author(s)
Rocha, J. F.; Martínez, R.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 73, pp (7 February 2019)
Abstract

The objective of the Caribbean Amblyomma Program is to eradicate A. variegatum from the Caribbean. Field activities directed to eradication of A. variegatum were initiated in May 1995 commencing in northern Caribbean islands. Plans have been finalised for the remaining islands to the south to start ...

Author(s)
Pegram, R. G.; Castro, J. J. de; Wilson, D. D.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1998, 849, pp 343-348
Abstract

An account of Amblyomma variegatum in the Caribbean and the programme to eradicate it is presented. The tick was first introduced in around 1828 on infested cattle from Senegal. Details of the threat, and the control programme's objectives, implementation strategies and the present situation are...

Author(s)
Pegram, R. G.; Rota, A.; Onkelinx, R.; Wilson, D. D.; Bartlette, P.; Nisbett, B. S.; Swanston, G.; Vanterpool, P.; Castro, J. J. de
Citation
World Animal Review, 1996, No. 87, pp 56-65
Abstract

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.
Citation
Productions Animales, 1997, 10, 1, pp 111-119
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Garris, G. I.; Bokma, B. H.; Strickland, R. K.; Combs, G. P.
Citation
Experimental & Applied Acarology, 1989, 6, 1, pp 67-76
Abstract

Cattle, sheep, goats and horses were examined for ticks on St. Lucia. Over 95% of Holstein crossbreeds, 28% of sheep (local mixed breeds) and 18% of goats (local mixed breeds) examined from 18 August to 4 September 1983 were infested with Boophilus microplus. About 90 and 17% of the horses examined ...

Author(s)
Garris, G. I.; Scotland, K.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1985, 18, 4, pp 367-373
Abstract

In studies of 927 cattle, 44 horses, 184 sheep and 64 goats in all areas of St. Lucia in the wet season of 1987 for the presence of exudative dermatitis, scab material was collected to confirm Dermatophilus congolensis infection. 39 cattle, 7 sheep, 6 goats and 5 horses were positive. The disease...

Author(s)
Morrow, A. N.; Compton, E. A. E.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine. Series B, 1991, 38, 8, pp 635-638
Abstract

The most important blood parasites of cattle in Cuba are Anaplasma marginale, Babesia bovis, B. bigemina, Eperythrozoon wenyoni and Theileria mutans. A. caudatum causes benign infections. Ticks are Boophilus microplus, Amblyomma cajennense and Anocentor nitens. The epidemiology and losses due to...

Author(s)
Rodriguez, O. N.; Espaine, L.; Rivas, A.; Rodriguez, P.
Citation
Revista Cubana de Ciencias Veterinarias, 1989, 20, 1, pp 37-56
Abstract

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 ...

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

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