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The present study was conducted to record tick infestation on bovines (cattle and buffalo) during February 2018 to January 2019 in three districts (Bidar, Gulbarga and Yadgir) of Hyderabad-Karnataka region of Karnataka. A total of 1570 bovines (720 cattle and 850 buffaloes) were examined for tick...

Author(s)
Krishnamurthy, C. M.; D'Souza, P. E.; Dhanalakshmi, H.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav, Muzaffrnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2019, 22, 2, pp 1097-1101
Abstract

All Theileria parasites have definitive natural hosts that act as carriers. Incidental infections of uncommon hosts do occur raising questions regarding host specificity and its drivers. Reported hosts for Theileria taurotragi include bushbuck, cattle and eland. More recently T. taurotragi was...

Author(s)
Pienaar, R.; Latif, A. A.; Mans, B. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 254, pp 30-35
Abstract

Background: East Coast fever (ECF) is a devastating disease of cattle and a significant constraint to improvement of livestock production in sub-Saharan Africa. The protozoan parasite causing ECF, Theileria parva, undergoes obligate sexual stage development in its tick vector Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Olds, C. L.; Mason, K. L.; Scoles, G. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 126, pp (2 March 2018)
Abstract

Babesia bovis is the etiological agent of bovine babesiosis, a disease transmitted by Rhipicephalus microplus, which affects cattle herds in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, causing significant economic losses due to decreasing meat and milk yield. This study used molecular techniques ...

Author(s)
Mendes, N. S.; Ramos, I. A. de S.; Herrera, H. M.; Campos, J. B. V.; Alves, J. V. de A.; Macedo, G. C. de; Machado, R. Z.; André, M. R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 7, pp 2027-2040
Abstract

Although varying natural resistance to ticks between highly resistant Brahman (Bos taurus indicus), resistant Bonsmara (5/8 B. t. indicus × 3/8 B. t. taurus) and susceptible Holstein-Friesian (B. t. taurus) breeds is documented in skin and blood, little information is available describing draining...

Author(s)
Robbertse, L.; Richards, S. A.; Clift, S. J.; Barnard, A. C.; Leisewitz, A.; Crafford, J. E.; Maritz-Olivier, C.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 4, pp 976-987
Abstract

The Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program was the first parasite eradication program of veterinary importance in the United States and is considered to be one of the greatest disease eradication programs of all time. The program's utilization of pasture vacation and dipping of cattle in acaricide...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; May, M. A.; Thomas, D. B.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 3, pp 515-522
Abstract

Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks cause major constraints to public and livestock health, and serious economic losses. It is well known that the immune response to infestations with cattle ticks is influenced by the host genetic background leading to distinct immunological profiles between...

Author(s)
Araújo, F. F. de; Ronda, J. B.; Bittar, E. R.; Venturini, G. C.; Garcia, G. C.; Martins Filho, O. A.; Araújo, M. S. S.; Bittar, J. F. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 273, pp 36-44
Abstract

This study aims to evaluate the infection's clinical parameters and genetic diversity of msp1α of the AmRio1 strain in acute and chronic infections in cattle and ticks. A calf experimentally infected with the A. marginale AmRio1 strain was monitored during acute infection, and the presence of the...

Author(s)
Santos, P. N. dos; Valim, J. R. de A.; Matos, P. C. M.; Silva, J. B. da; Fonseca, A. H. da
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 16, pp 100268
Abstract

Resistance to Rhipicephalus microplus infestation in cattle has many effector mechanisms, each of which is likely to be modulated by complex, interacting factors. Some of the mechanisms of host resistance and their modulating factors have been identified and quantified, although much remains to be...

Author(s)
Jonsson, N. N.; Piper, E. K.; Constantinoiu, C. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Immunology, 2014, 36, 11, pp 553-559
Abstract

Background: Babesia bigemina and B. bovis are two economically important hemoparasites affecting both cattle and buffaloes involved in dairy and beef production. In Colombia, although some parasitological and serological studies suggest an endemicity of these pathogens in areas under 1000 m, little ...

Author(s)
Jaimes-Dueñez, J.; Triana-Chávez, O.; Holguín-Rocha, A.; Tobon-Castaño, A.; Mejía-Jaramillo, A. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 510, pp (12 September 2018)

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