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Background: East Coast fever (ECF) is a devastating disease of cattle and a significant constraint to improvement of livestock production in sub-Saharan Africa. The protozoan parasite causing ECF, Theileria parva, undergoes obligate sexual stage development in its tick vector Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Olds, C. L.; Mason, K. L.; Scoles, G. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 126, pp (2 March 2018)
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases cause significant livestock losses worldwide. In Russia, information concerning single or mixed infections with different Anaplasma, Theileria and Babesia species in cattle is very limited. This study was conducted to determine the level of co-infection with protozoan pathogens...

Author(s)
Bursakov, S. A.; Kovalchuk, S. N.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 3, pp 709-713
Abstract

A study was carried out to determine the prevalence of haemoparasites in cattle in Cauvery delta region over a period of one year. A total of 228 giemsa stained blood smears were screened for the presence of haemoprotozoa, out of which 34 animals were found to be positive. An overall prevalence of...

Author(s)
Jayalakshmi, K.; Sasikala, M.; Veeraselvam, M.; Venkatesan, M.; Yogeshpriya, S.; Ramkumar, P. K.; Selvaraj, P.; Vijayasarathi, M. K.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2019, 43, 2, pp 308-312
Abstract

Tropical theileriosis is a tick-borne haemoparasitic disease of cattle caused by the protozoan parasite Theileria annulata. Globally, the economic impact of the disease is immense and enhanced control measures would improve livestock production in endemic regions. Immunisation with a live...

Author(s)
Bİlgİc, H. B.; Aksulu, A.; Bakırcı, S.; Unlu, A. H.; Kose, O.; Hacılarlıoglu, S.; Weir, W.; Karagenc, T.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 265, pp 63-73
Abstract

Ticks and tick-borne diseases (TTBDs) are considered major causes of economic loss in the livestock sector which incur an annual control cost estimated at US$ 498.7 million in India. Among these diseases, babesiosis, theileriosis and anaplasmosis are listed among the top ten livestock diseases in...

Author(s)
Pradeep, R. K.; Murikoli Nimisha; Sruthi, M. K.; Pakideery Vidya; Amrutha, B. M.; Kurbet, P. S.; Kumar, K. G. A.; Anju Varghese; Deepa, C. K.; Dinesh, C. N.; Leena Chandrasekhar; Juliet, S.; Pradeepkumar, P. R.; Chintu Ravishankar; Srikant Ghosh; Reghu Ravindran
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 2, pp 617-630
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) impose a significant constraint to livestock production world widely. In this paper, we presented a case of TBD in a cattle farm in Henan, China. 35 blood samples (7 samples sent by veterinarian, 28 samples gathered by our colleagues) were collected from ill, surviving...

Author(s)
Cui YanYan; Wang XiaoXing; Zhang Yan; Yan YaQun; Dong HaiJu; Jian FuChun; Shi Ke; Zhang LongXian; Wang RongJun; Ning ChangShen
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 177, pp 207-210
Abstract

Background: The Infection and Treatment Method (ITM) of vaccination is the only immunization procedure currently available to protect cattle against East Coast fever (ECF), a tick-transmitted disease responsible for losses of several hundreds of millions of dollars per year in sub-Saharan Africa....

Author(s)
Patel, E.; Mwaura, S.; Giulio, G. di; Cook, E. A. J.; Lynen, G.; Toye, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 46, pp (31 January 2019)
Abstract

Bovine piroplasmosis is a tick-borne disease caused by apicomplexan hemoparasites of the genera Theileria and Babesia. This study was carried out to assess the presence and frequency of piroplasm parasites in apparently healthy cattle in Kyrgyzstan. A total of 454 blood samples were collected from...

Author(s)
Aktaș, M.; Kİsadere, I.; Özübek, S.; Cİhan, H.; Salİkov, R.; Cİrak, V. Y.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 8, pp 2431-2435
AbstractFull Text

Ticks are the most important external parasites of cattle and are known to transmit more pathogens than any other group of arthropods worldwide. About 80% of the world cattle population is at risk of ticks and tick-borne diseases, causing a global annual loss of $US22-30 billion. In Africa, the...

Author(s)
Nyangiwe, N.; Yawa, M.; Muchenje, V.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 48, 5, pp 829-841
Abstract

Theileria equi is a tick-borne piroplasm considered endemic in equines in Brazil. The cohabitation of domestic and wild animals in areas of extensive cattle breeding favors the close contact between different species and the sharing of vectors and, consequently, pathogens. We report the natural...

Author(s)
Silveira, A. W. da; Oliveira, G. G. de; Santos, L. M.; Azuaga, L. B. da S.; Coutinho, C. R. M.; Echeverria, J. T.; Antunes, T. R.; Ramos, C. A. do N.; Souza, A. I. de
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2017, 53, 2, pp 411-413

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