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Resistance to Rhipicephalus microplus infestation in cattle has many effector mechanisms, each of which is likely to be modulated by complex, interacting factors. Some of the mechanisms of host resistance and their modulating factors have been identified and quantified, although much remains to be...

Author(s)
Jonsson, N. N.; Piper, E. K.; Constantinoiu, C. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2014, 36, 11, pp 553-559
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus is a parasite that causes economic losses in cattle herds, and immunological control is the most promising alternative to replace chemical control. The muscular protein paramyosin has been additionally found in non-muscle tissues and characterized as presenting activities...

Author(s)
Leal, B. F.; Seixas, A.; Mattos, R. T.; Coutinho, M. L.; Masuda, A.; Vaz Junior, I. da S.; Ferreira, C. A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 304-311
Abstract

Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks cause major constraints to public and livestock health, and serious economic losses. It is well known that the immune response to infestations with cattle ticks is influenced by the host genetic background leading to distinct immunological profiles between...

Author(s)
Araújo, F. F. de; Ronda, J. B.; Bittar, E. R.; Venturini, G. C.; Garcia, G. C.; Martins Filho, O. A.; Araújo, M. S. S.; Bittar, J. F. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 273, pp 36-44
Abstract

Eprinomectin (EPM) is a macrocyclic lactone used against endo-ectoparasites without withdrawal time in milk and meat after its pour-on administration at 0.5 mg/kg. Previous experiments evaluated the efficacy of EPM against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in cattle. This study assessed EPM...

Author(s)
Lifschitz, A.; Nava, S.; Mangold, A.; Imperiale, F.; Ballent, M.; Canevari, J.; Lanusse, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 215, pp 11-16
Abstract

The present study aimed to evaluate the population dynamics of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus over a period of 13 months on a rural property located in the state of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil. Animals were treated for ticks indoors by whole body spraying when R. (B.) microplus had an...

Author(s)
Gomes, L. V. C.; Lopes, W. D. Z.; Teixeira, W. F. P.; Maciel, W. G.; Cruz, B. C.; Felippelli, G.; Buzzulini, C.; Soares, V. E.; Melo, D. P. de; Bichuette, M. A.; Gonçalves Junior, G.; Costa, A. J. da
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 220, pp 72-76
Abstract

Ticks have serious impacts on animal and human health, causing significant economic losses in cattle breeding. Besides damage due to the hematophagous behavior, they transmit several pathogens. Low cost and environmental safety have made vaccines a promising alternative control method against tick...

Author(s)
Ali, A.; Parizi, L. F.; Guizzo, M. G.; Tirloni, L.; Seixas, A.; Vaz Júnior, I. da S.; Termignoni, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 207, 1/2, pp 107-114
Abstract

Strategic applications of long-acting acaricides for the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in northwestern Argentina were evaluated for one year. In addition, tick distribution among cattle was analyzed to evaluate if partial selective treatment or culling the small proportion of most...

Author(s)
Nava, S.; Mangold, A. J.; Canevari, J. T.; Guglielmone, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 208, 3/4, pp 225-230
Abstract

This study aimed to verify the influence of bovine genetic resistance on biological traits of the Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus tick. Genetic resistance or susceptibility was determined according to breeding values for tick counts, predicted using a dataset of 9007 Hereford and Braford...

Author(s)
Biegelmeyer, P.; Nizoli, L. Q.; Silva, S. S. da; Santos, T. R. B. dos; Dionello, N. J. L.; Gulias-Gomes, C. C.; Cardoso, F. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 208, 3/4, pp 231-237
Abstract

Anaplasma marginale is an obligate intracellular pathogen that infects the erythrocytes of calves, causing bovine anaplasmosis. This rickettsia is biologically transmitted by several species of ticks. In tropical and subtropical regions of the world, Rhipicephalus microplus is the main vector. Due...

Author(s)
Esteves, E.; Pohl, P. C.; Klafke, G. M.; Reck, J.; Fogaça, A. C.; Martins, J. R.; Daffre, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 214, 3/4, pp 322-326
Abstract

Tick bites promote activation of an inflammatory process that is influenced by bovine genetic composition and its history of previous exposure. Taurine and indicine breeds are known to differ on its immune response development against Rhipicephalus microplus. Nevertheless, further investigation...

Author(s)
Carvalho, W. A.; Domingues, R.; Prata, M. C. de A.; Silva, M. V. G. B. da; Oliveira, G. C. de; Guimarães, S. E. F.; Machado, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 205, 1/2, pp 307-317

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