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Abstract

The cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini) (Acari: Ixodidae), is a one-host tick that infests primarily cattle in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. This species transmits deadly cattle pathogens, especially Babesia spp., for which a recombinant vaccine is not...

Author(s)
Brock, C. M.; Temeyer, K. B.; Tidwell, J.; Yang YunLong; Blandon, M. A.; Carreón-Camacho, D.; Longnecker, M. T.; Almazán, C.; León, A. A. P. de; Pietrantonio, P. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2019, 49, 3/4, pp 287-299
Abstract

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
Abstract

The larval phase of Cochliomyia hominivorax (screwworm) is an obligate parasite of vertebrate animals, particularly mammals, and widespread in South America, where it remains one of the most important parasitic diseases of domestic animals. The skin of cattle highly infested by ticks, with...

Author(s)
Reck, J.; Marks, F. S.; Rodrigues, R. O.; Souza, U. A.; Webster, A.; Leite, R. C.; Gonzales, J. C.; Klafke, G. M.; Martins, J. R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2014, 113, 1, pp 59-62
AbstractFull Text

The New World Screwworm (NWS) continues being a veterinarian and human problem in South America and part of the Caribbean. In order to update this matter based on the research of the last six years, the wealth of existing information was reviewed, and some results of the authors of this paper were...

Author(s)
Rodríguez Diego, J. G.; Olivares Orozco, J. L.; Sánchez Castilleja, Y.; Arece García, J.
Publisher
Centro Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria, La Habana, Cuba
Citation
Revista de Salud Animal, 2016, 38, 2, pp 120-130
Abstract

Background: The horn fly, Haematobia irritans, is an obligate bloodsucking ectoparasite of pastured cattle and is a major pest of livestock production in North and South America and Europe. In this study, we investigated the potential to use cattle pastures, infected with non-toxic, "friendly"...

Author(s)
Parra, L.; Rojas, C.; Catrileo, A.; Galdames, R.; Mutis, A.; Birkett, M. A.; Quiroz, A.
Publisher
Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile
Citation
EJB, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, 2013, 16, 5, pp article 4
Abstract

Ticks are well-known parasites that affect livestock productivity. This paper reviews the current knowledge regarding the spread of ticks with their impact in animal health and the limitations to achieve effective control measures. The forecasted trends in climate play an obvious role in promoting...

Author(s)
Estrada-Peña, A.; Salman, M.
Publisher
MDPI, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Agriculture, 2013, 3, 2, pp 221-235
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Use of macrocyclic lactones to control cattle parasites in South America.

Author(s)
Eddi, C.; Nari, A.; Caracostantogolo, J.
ISBN
2002 CAB International (H ISBN 0851996175)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Experiments were conducted in Brazil (Minas Gerais), Venezuela (Zulia) and Argentina (Corrientes), using a common protocol to investigate the efficacy of a single s.c. injection of doramectin (200 µg/kg of body weight) for treatment and control of B. microplus infestation in grazing cattle. In each ...

Author(s)
Muniz, R. A.; Hernandez, F.; Lombardero, O.; Leite, R. C.; Moreno, J.; Errecalde, J.; Gonçalves, L. C. B.
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 1995, 56, 4, pp 460-463
Abstract

Studies were conducted in Venezuela, in Argentina and in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro State) using a common protocol to investigate the efficacy of a single subcutaneous injection of doramectin in the prevention and control of C. hominivorax infestations in castrated cattle. In each study, 2 groups of...

Author(s)
Muniz, R. A.; Coronado, A.; Anziani, O. S.; Sanavria, A.; Moreno, J.; Errecalde, J.; Gonçalves, L. C. B.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1995, 58, 4, pp 327-333
Abstract

Three studies were conducted in Latin America, one in Brazil, one in Venezuela and one in Argentina, using a common protocol to investigate the efficacy of a single subcutaneous injection of doramectin at 200 µg kg-1 (1 ml per 50 kg) for the treatment and control of D. hominis infestations in ...

Author(s)
Muniz, R. A.; Cerqueira-Leite, R.; Coronado, A.; Soraci, O.; Umehara, O.; Moreno, J.; Errecalde, J.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1995, 60, 3/4, pp 265-271

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