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Abstract

The transfer of larvae and adult males of Boophilus microplus (Can.) from 2 infested to 2 uninfested cattle was demonstrated under field conditions in a 0.7-ha paddock in Zimbabwe. The role of host-to-host transfers in the transmission and epidemiology of anaplasmosis and babesiosis is discussed.

Author(s)
Mason, C. A.; Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1981, 8, 2, pp 185-188
Abstract

This paper is the first in a series reporting the findings of a national tick survey in Zimbabwe in 1975-80. The genus Boophilus is represented there by B. decoloratus (Koch) (which is indigenous and occurs throughout most of the country) and B. microplus (Can.) (which is a recent introduction from ...

Author(s)
Mason, C. A.; Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1980, 11, 3/4, pp 36-43
Abstract

In this second paper on the ticks of Zimbabwe, the results are presented of studies on the life-cycle, distribution and hosts of Rhipicephalus simus Koch. A laboratory colony was established from ticks collected on cattle; larvae and nymphs were fed on rabbits, and adults on cattle. R. simus had a...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.; Mason, C. A.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1981, 12, 1, pp 2-9