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This chapter describes the life cycle and development of Babesia spp. in the host (cattle) and tick vectors, and discusses the scale of the problem to the cattle industry and the various components of current control programmes. It also reviews the epidemiology, diagnosis, clinical aspects,...

Author(s)
Bock, R. E.; Jackson, L. A.; Vos, A. J. de; Jorgensen, W. K.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Ticks: biology, disease and control, 2008, pp 281-307
Abstract

This chapter discusses the following topics: life cycle of Babesia; epidemiology, immunology, pathogenesis, clinical signs, pathology, immunopathology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and control (tick control, vaccination, treatment, chemoprophylaxis) of bovine babesiosis; genetic resistance of ...

Author(s)
Vos, A. J. de; Waal, D. T. de; Jackson, L. A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases of livestock, Volume One, 2004, Ed.2, pp 406-424
Abstract

Three intra-erythrocytic tick fever organisms of cattle (Babesia bovis, Babesia bigemina and Anaplasma centrale) were subjected to a range of stressors, including heat, storage over time, specific chemotherapy and cryopreservation. Various stains, both alone and in combination, were used in an...

Author(s)
Fletcher, T. I.; Wigg, J. L.; Rolls, P. J.; Vos, A. J. de
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 163, 1/2, pp 144-147
Abstract

Theileria parasites cause a benign infection of cattle in parts of Australia where they are endemic, but have, in recent years, been suspected of being responsible for a number of outbreaks of disease in cattle near the coast of New South Wales. The objective of this study was to identify and...

Author(s)
Kamau, J.; Vos, A. J. de; Playford, M.; Salim, B.; Kinyanjui, P.; Sugimoto, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2011, 4, 22, pp (21 February 2011)
Abstract

There has been increasing evidence of the effectiveness of immunization with live attenuated vaccines to control tickborne diseases of livestock. Despite several disadvantages, vaccination with live attenuated organisms against tropical theileriosis, babesiosis and possibly heartwater constitutes...

Author(s)
Shkap, V.; Vos, A. J. de; Zweygarth, E.; Jongejan, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Trends in Parasitology, 2007, 23, 9, pp 420-426
Abstract

The economic importance of diseases caused by these pathogens, and methods to control them using drugs, vaccines and vector control are discussed.

Author(s)
Vos, A. J. de
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Recent developments in the control of anaplasmosis, babesiosis and cowdriosis, 1992, pp 3-12
Abstract

Author(s)
Vos, A. J. de; Jorgensen, W. K.; Molloy, J. B.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Manual of standards for diagnostic tests and vaccines. List A and B diseases of mammals, birds and bees, 2000, Ed.4, pp 412-422
Abstract

This review describes 4 parasites in Australia generally regarded as Theileria. The physiological and epidemiological characteristics of the species that occurs in cattle are discussed. Confusion still surrounds the relationship of this species with benign species of Theileria in other countries....

Author(s)
Stewart, N. P.; Uilenberg, G.; Vos, A. J. de
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1996, 28, 1, pp 81-90
Abstract

Mail questionnaires were sent to beef producers in Queensland, Australia to determine the views on the control of and vaccination against tick fever. Data from 448 questionnaires were analysed, representing 2.7% of beef producers in the survey area. Producers considered buffalo fly (Haematobia...

Author(s)
Bock, R. E.; Blight, G. W.; Kingston, T. G.; Vos, A. J. de
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1995, 72, 3, pp 88-92
Abstract

Field investigations of the protection afforded by the Australian live B. bovis vaccine used in the early 1990s (T strain) revealed inadequate vaccine-induced protection in certain herds. Vaccination/challenge trials using 207 experimental cattle were conducted to evaluate the protection afforded...

Author(s)
Bock, R. E.; Vos, A. J. de; Lew, A.; Kingston, T. G.; Fraser, I. R.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1995, 72, 8, pp 296-300

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