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Babesia spp. are tick-transmitted intraerythrocytic apicomplexan parasites that infect wild and domestic animals. Babesia bovis and B. bigemina are endemic and responsible for enormous economic losses to the livestock industry in most of the Brazilian territory, wherein the tick Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Giglioti, R.; Oliveira, H. N. de; Okino, C. H.; Oliveira, M. C. de S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2018, 75, 2, pp 235-240
Abstract

Three groups of 8 Bos indicus × B. taurus calves of both sexes and about 9 months of age were kept in Boophilus microplus-infested pastures for 1 year. Groups I and S were treated with decamethrin [deltamethrin] pour-on at 28-day intervals for the first 6 months and for all 12 months, respectively, ...

Author(s)
Vianna, L. F. C. G.; Faccini, J. L. H.; Lopes, C. W. G.; Patarroyo Salcedo, J. H.
Citation
Arquivos da Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, 1992, 15, 2, pp 155-165
Abstract

This review of research in Australia on the use of tick-resistant cattle for the control of Boophilus microplus (Can.), especially in dairy herds, includes sections on the cattle-tick problem, choosing tick-resistant breeds, factors affecting tick-resistance, selection for tick-resistance and milk...

Author(s)
Hewetson, R. W.
Citation
Bulletin, Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia, 1977, pp 50-55
Abstract

Experiments are described to examine the impact of the introduction of Bos indicus cattle into northern Australia on some aspects of the pathogenesis and epidemiology of Anaplasma marginale, which is transmitted by Boophilus microplus (Can.). The disease seemed to be less severe in under-nourished...

Author(s)
Wilson, A. J.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1979, 50, 4, pp 293-295
Abstract

Outbreaks of clinical babesiosis on the island are rare; two outbreaks are described. In the second, 25% of 200 zebu cattle were lost. The babesia responsible for the disease was not identified. In October, 1986, during an East Coast fever immunization trial, B. bovis piroplasms were detected in...

Author(s)
Woodford, J. D.; Morzaria, S. P.; Dolan, T. T.; Gayer, J.; Shambwana, I.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1989, 124, 18, pp 491
Abstract

Transmission of Babesia bovis by Boophilus microplus (Can.) was studied in 4 breeding herds of European and Zebu X European cattle in Queensland under different levels of tick infestation in 4 pastures on one station. The observations consisted of weekly counts of female ticks on the cattle,...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.; Wright, I. G.; Goodger, B. V.; Mirre, G. B.; Sutherst, R. W.; Utech, K. B. W.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1981, 57, 10, pp 461-469
Abstract

The topics dealt with in this article from Queensland on the biology, injuriousness and control of Boophilus microplus (Can.) on cattle in Australia include the biology of this species, and Haemaphysalis longicornis Neum. and Ixodes holocyclus Neum.; cattle ticks and profitability; breeding...

Author(s)
Powell, R. T.; Reid, T. J.
Citation
Queensland Agricultural Journal, 1982, 108, 6, pp 279-300
Abstract

Bos indicus-crossbred calves (groups of 180 and 124) exposed to natural Babesia bovis infection in wet and dry tropical environments in northern Queensland, Australia, were tested for antibodies using the indirect haemagglutination (IHA) test. There was evidence of maternal antibodies suggesting...

Author(s)
Kudamba, C.; Campbell, R. S. F.; Paull, N. I.; Holroyd, R. G.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1982, 59, 4, pp 101-104
Abstract

In Australia, 386 clinical outbreaks of anaplasmosis were confirmed in Queensland south of the 22nd parallel over the period 1967 to 1976. 78% of these outbreaks occurred during autumn and winter and only 6.8% involved cattle less than one year of age compared with 54.8% for cattle more than 3...

Author(s)
Rogers, R. J.; Blight, G. W.; Knott, S. G.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1978, 54, 3, pp 115-120
Abstract

Natural infection of calves with Anaplasma marginale was studied in 2 endemic areas of tropical northern Queensland. Infection, which was assessed by a micro-complement fixation test, occurred throughout the year but was most frequent just after the summer wet season. Up to 90.6% of cross-bred Bos...

Author(s)
Paull, N. I.; Parker, R. J.; Wilson, A. J.; Campbell, R. S. F.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1980, 56, 6, pp 267-271

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