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Background: Babesia bigemina is an apicomplexan parasite transovarially transmitted via Rhipicephalus ticks that infect red blood cells and causes bovine babesiosis, a poorly controlled severe acute disease in cattle. New methods of control are urgently needed, including the development of...

Author(s)
Bohaliga, G. A. R.; Johnson, W. C.; Taus, N. S.; Hussein, H. E.; Bastos, R. G.; Suarez, C. E.; Scoles, G. A.; Ueti, M. W.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 271, pp (28 May 2019)
Abstract

The global impact of bovine babesiosis caused by the tick-borne apicomplexan parasites Babesia bovis, Babesia bigemina and Babesia divergens is vastly underappreciated. These parasites invade and multiply asexually in bovine red blood cells (RBCs), undergo sexual reproduction in their tick vectors...

Author(s)
Suarez, C. E.; Alzan, H. F.; Silva, M. G.; Vignesh Rathinasamy; Poole, W. A.; Cooke, B. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2019, 49, 2, pp 183-197
Abstract

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

Babesia bovis, a tick-borne apicomplexan parasite responsible for bovine babesiosis has a complex life cycle including sexual development in its Rhipicephalus microplus vector. Understanding the molecular mechanisms involved in sexual development is essential for developing future-generation...

Author(s)
Alzan, H. F.; Cooke, B. M.; Suarez, C. E.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 3, pp 722-728
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The aim of the study was to determine the species spectrum of ixodid ticks that infest horses and donkeys in South Africa and to identify those species that act as vectors of disease to domestic livestock. Ticks were collected opportunistically from 391 horses countrywide by their owners or grooms, ...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Heyne, H.; Halajian, A.; Booysen, S.; Smit, W. J.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 84, 1, pp a1302
Abstract

Background: Bovine babesiosis is caused by apicomplexan pathogens of the genus Babesia such as B. bigemina and B. bovis. These tick-borne pathogens have a complex life-cycle involving asexual multiplication in vertebrate hosts and sexual reproduction in invertebrate vectors. In the tick midgut,...

Author(s)
Bohaliga, G. A. R.; Johnson, W. C.; Taus, N. S.; Hussein, H. E.; Bastos, R. G.; Suarez, C. E.; O'Connor, R.; Ueti, M. W.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 480, pp (24 August 2018)
Abstract

Babesiosis is a globally important zoonotic disease caused by tick-borne intraerythrocytic protozoan of the genus Babesia (phylum apicomplexa). In China, there are five species that infect cattle buffalo and cause great economic loss, which include Babesia bigemina, B. bovis, B. major, B. ovata,...

Author(s)
He Lan; Liu Qin; Yao Baoan; Zhou YanQin; Hu Min; Fang Rui; Zhao JunLong
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8, July, pp 1323
Abstract

Babesia bovis, an intra-erythrocytic tick-borne apicomplexan protozoan, is one of the causative agents of bovine babesiosis. Its life cycle includes sexual reproduction within cattle fever ticks, Rhipicephalus spp. Six B. bovis 6-Cys gene superfamily members were previously identified (A, B, C, D, ...

Author(s)
Alzan, H. F.; Lau, A. O. T.; Knowles, D. P.; Herndon, D. R.; Ueti, M. W.; Scoles, G. A.; Kappmeyer, L. S.; Suarez, C. E.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 9, pp e0163791
Abstract

Equine piroplasmosis is a tick-borne disease caused by the intraerythrocytic protozoans Babesia caballi and Theileria equi. It has been reported as a main equine parasitic disease. In addition, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the causative agent of granulocytic ehrlichiosis, causes a seasonal disease in ...

Author(s)
Nogueira, R. de M. S.; Silva, A. B.; Sato, T. P.; Sá, J. C. de; Santos, A. C. G. dos; Amorim Filho, E. F.; Vale, T. L. do; Gazêta, G. S.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2017, 37, 12, pp 1416-1422
Abstract

Few studies have been published on bovine piroplasmoses in Italy, and therefore a clear picture of the epidemiology of these infections is difficult to obtain. Vertebrate and invertebrate hosts in Central and Northern Regions of Italy were investigated in 2005 and 2006, when microscopy, molecular...

Author(s)
Cassini, R.; Marcer, F.; Regalbono, A. F. di; Cancrini, G.; Gabrielli, S.; Moretti, A.; Galuppi, R.; Tampieri, M. P.; Pietrobelli, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 184, 1, pp 77-82

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