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After a single experimental tick-transmitted infection with B. argentina young cattle maintained in a tick-free environment showed recurrences of parasitaernia for 11/2-2 years. With B. bigemina infection, shorter periods and fewer recurrences were observed. Young cattle retained their ability to...

Mahoney, D. F.
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1969, 63, pp 1-14

For epidemiological studies on bovine babesiosis a reliable and practical method of detecting Babesia bigemina and B. argentina in blood films is required. Thick blood films, specially stained, are suitable and much better than thin films. The preparation and staining of thick blood films is...

Mahoney, D. F.; Saal, J. R.
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1961, 37, pp 44-47