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Fox-derived Sarcoptes scabiei mites caused an outbreak of mange on a farm in Switzerland in 2018. Pruritic skin lesions suggestive of S. scabiei mite infestation developed in 4 humans who had direct contact with affected farm animals but not foxes. Sarcoptic mange is continuously spreading; such...

Author(s)
Pisano, S. R. R.; Ryser-Degiorgis, M. P.; Rossi, L.; Peano, A.; Keckeis, K.; Roosje, P.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2019, 25, 6, pp 1235-1238
Abstract

We document the species of ticks that parasitize livestock in Nicaragua. The study was based on tick collection on cattle and horses from 437 farms in nine departments. Of 4841 animals examined (4481 cows and 360 horses), 3299 were parasitized, which represent 68% of the bovines and 67% of the...

Author(s)
Düttmann, C.; Flores, B.; Kadoch, Z. N.; Bermúdez, C. S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2016, 70, 1, pp 125-135
Abstract

Background: Mites of the genus Chorioptes are non-burrowing and cause mange in a wide range of domestic and wild animals including cattle, horses, sheep, goats, panda, moose, camelids, mydaus and alpacas. Molecular biology and host-parasite interactions of Chorioptes texanus are poorly understood,...

Author(s)
He Ran; Gu XiaoBin; Xie Yue; Peng XueRong; Angel, C.; Yang GuangYou
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 587, pp (16 December 2019)
AbstractFull Text

The aim of the study was to determine the species spectrum of ixodid ticks that infest horses and donkeys in South Africa and to identify those species that act as vectors of disease to domestic livestock. Ticks were collected opportunistically from 391 horses countrywide by their owners or grooms, ...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Heyne, H.; Halajian, A.; Booysen, S.; Smit, W. J.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 84, 1, pp a1302
Abstract

Piroplasmoses are tick-borne protozoan diseases caused by hemoprotozoan parasites with considerable economic, veterinary and medical impact worldwide. Here, the presence and diversity of piroplasmids was investigated in ticks collected from domestic and wild hosts in a typical subtropical...

Author(s)
Chisu, V.; Alberti, A.; Zobba, R.; Foxi, C.; Masala, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2019, 196, pp 60-65
AbstractFull Text

A cross-sectional study was conducted by preparing and administering a questionnaire to veterinary officers and paraveterinary staff from Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of Rajasthan in order to determine the magnitude of different diseases in domestic animals in Rajasthan state. The...

Author(s)
Kataria, A. K.; Kataria, N.; Rajneesh; Pachaury, R.; Gahlot, A. K.
Publisher
Veterinary Practitioner, c/o Dr. A. K. Gahlot, Bikaner, India
Citation
Veterinary Practitioner, 2013, 14, 1, pp 159-163
Abstract

Animal diseases and zoonoses abound among pastoralist livestock, which is composed of cattle, sheep, goats, yak, camels, llamas, reindeer, horses and donkeys. There is endemic and, periodically, epidemic transmission of highly contagious viral and bacterial diseases in Africa, Asia and Latin...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Abakar, M. F.; Ibrahim, M.; Tschopp, R.; Crump, L.; Bonfoh, B.; Schelling, E.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2016, 35, 2, pp 673-681
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Keds and Louse flies (Diptera: Hippoboscidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of keds and louse flies (Hippoboscidae). Focus is given on Melophagus ovinus, the sheep ked, and Hippobosca spp. and Lipoptena spp., which parasitize other animals.

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Background: A survey on tick species composition was carried out in Golestan Province Iran during year 2010-2011. The aim was to determine tick species parasitizing domestic ruminants and their seasonal population dynamics. Methods: A total of 124 sheep, 92 goats, 84 cattle, 74 camels and 12 horses ...

Author(s)
Sofizadeh, A.; Telmadarraiy, Z.; Rahnama, A.; Gorganli-Davaji, A.; Hosseini-Chegeni, A.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases, 2014, 8, 1, pp 108-116
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Horn flies (Diptera: Muscidae, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Haematobia</i>).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of horn flies. Focus is given on Haematobia spp., an economically relevant blood-feeding parasite of cattle, buffaloes and horses. Their role as an intermediate...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter

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