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Background: Ticks and tick-borne diseases are one of the major problems of public and animal health worldwide. Tick infestation causes economic losses in cattle farms of the Popayán plateau (Cauca, Colombia) due to costs associated with preventive management, decreased production of milk and meat,...

Author(s)
Valencia, C. E.; Appel, V. A.; Ruíz, G. A.; Salazar, H.
Publisher
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Citation
Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2017, 30, 3, pp 239-247
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This special issue contains 13 articles from a set of activities in 2016 which highlight the work of the veterinarians and related profession in the rural areas. Topics discussed are: analysis of milk production profitability according to variation in the carbohydrate source used in the...

Publisher
Universidad de la Salle, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria, 2017, No.34, Suplemento, pp 7-180
Abstract

In Colombia, cattle industry is the third level of economic importance after oil and agriculture exploitation systems. This economic resource is affected by hemoparasitic diseases like bovine babesiosis. Transmission of babesiosis is determined by the vector-parasitic-host relation and biotic and...

Author(s)
Ríos Osorio, L. A.; Zapata Salas, R.; Reyes, J.; Mejia, J.; Baena, A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 2010, 20, 5, pp 485-492
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Babesiosis is a cattle disease transmitted by Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks and caused by protozoan parasites Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina. An area is considered as epizootiologically stable to Babesia spp. when 75% of the cattle between the ages of 3 to 9 months are seroreactive...

Author(s)
Zapata Salas, R.; Ramírez, N. L.; Baena Zapata, A.; Reyes Vélez, J.; Ríos Osorio, L. A.
Publisher
Universidad de la Salle, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria, 2011, No.21, pp 63-71
Abstract

The most important cattle tick in Uruguay is Boophilus microplus but many others are present. The control measures attempted, which depend mostly on dipping of cattle in pesticides, are described. Vaccination with live vaccines is also attempted against Babesia bigemina, B. argentina and Anaplasma...

Author(s)
Queirolo, L. E.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 85, 5/6, pp 695-702
Abstract

The eastern plains of Colombia have traditionally been used for extensive cattle ranching and form a major cattle-producing area in the country. A survey conducted to determine the prevalence and distribution of anaplasmosis, babesiosis and tick vectors across a large region of the eastern plains...

Author(s)
Corrier, D. E.; Cortes, J. M.; Thompson, K. C.; Riano, H.; Becerra, E.; Rodriguez, R.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1978, 10, 2, pp 91-92
Abstract

Trans-stadial and intrastadial transmission of Anaplasma marginale through Boophilus microplus have been successful but transovarian transmission has not. Anaplasmosis is more important in Colombia than babesiasis which is only very sporadic. Both occur in the Valley of the Cauca and in Llanos...

Author(s)
Lopez V., G.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 85, 5/6, pp 675-683
Abstract

The epidemiology, economic importance and control of bovine anaplasmosis (caused by Anaplasma marginale) and babesiosis (caused by Babesia bigemina, B. argentina and B. major) in Colombia are described, with special reference to a report in 1975 by D. Carrier in which 3 cattle-rearing areas (Cote...

Author(s)
Vizcaino Gerdts, O.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 85, pp 657-673

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