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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

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)
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

Background: A century ago, pantheras were abundant across Asia. Illegal hunting and trading along with loss of habitat have resulted in the designation of Panthera as a genus of endangered species. In addition to the onslaught from humans, pantheras are also susceptible to outbreaks of several...

Author(s)
Chhibber-Goel, J.; Sarthak Joshi; Amit Sharma
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 482, pp (14 October 2019)
Abstract

Water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) are raised in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, and act as hosts of Babesia bovis parasites and the tick vector Rhipicephalus microplus. As no clinical cases of B. bovis-infection have been reported, we hypothesized that, unlike bovines, water...

Author(s)
Benitez, D.; Mesplet, M.; Echaide, I.; Torioni de Echaide, S.; Schnittger, L.; Florin-Christensen, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 5, pp 1358-1363
Abstract

Wildlife are an important component in the vector-host-pathogen triangle of livestock diseases, as they maintain biological vectors that transmit pathogens and can serve as reservoirs for such infectious pathogens. Babesia bovis is a tick-borne pathogen, vectored by cattle fever ticks, ...

Author(s)
Ueti, M. W.; Olafson, P. U.; Freeman, J. M.; Johnson, W. C.; Scoles, G. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 6, pp e0131018
Abstract

A cross-section study was carried out in the Mono district in Benin to establish the different proportions of Babesia and Theleria in ticks and blood. Blood samples were collected between October and November, 2008, a period of relative abundance of ticks. The investigation covered nine herds...

Author(s)
Adehan, S. B.; Biguezoton, A.; Dossoumou, A.; Assogba, M. N.; Adehan, R.; Adakal, H.; Mensah, G. A.; Farougou, S.; Madder, M.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2016, 11, 14, pp 1266-1272
Abstract

This study was carried out to assess farmers' knowledge and perceptions on tick species, tick-borne diseases (TBDs), tick control measures, production constraints and tolerance of Tarime and Sukuma zebu cattle to TBDs. The study involved 240 agro-pastoralists from Serengeti, Tarime, Maswa and Meatu ...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 4, pp Article 64
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was conducted in Soroti district of Uganda to establish important traits of Nkedi Zebu and Ankole cattle regarding their production performance responses to natural infections of trypanosomes, gastrointestinal nematodes, Theileria parva, Babesia bigemina, Anaplasma marginale ...

Author(s)
Magona, J. W.; Walubengo, J.; Kabi, F.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2011, 43, 5, pp 1019-1033
Abstract

This study demonstrated the genetic diversity among MSA-2c, MSA-2a1 and MSA-2b proteins of Babesia bovis isolates obtained from bovine blood and Rhipicephalus annulatus tick samples. The least identities that were observed among the deduced amino acid sequences of MSA-2c, MSA-2a1 and MSA-2b were...

Author(s)
Molad, T.; Fleiderovitz, L.; Leibovich, B.; Wolkomirsky, R.; Erster, O.; Roth, A.; Mazuz, M. L.; Markovics, A.; Shkap, V.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 205, 1/2, pp 20-27

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