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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