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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

The present study aimed to evaluate the population dynamics of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus over a period of 13 months on a rural property located in the state of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil. Animals were treated for ticks indoors by whole body spraying when R. (B.) microplus had an...

Author(s)
Gomes, L. V. C.; Lopes, W. D. Z.; Teixeira, W. F. P.; Maciel, W. G.; Cruz, B. C.; Felippelli, G.; Buzzulini, C.; Soares, V. E.; Melo, D. P. de; Bichuette, M. A.; Gonçalves Junior, G.; Costa, A. J. da
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 220, pp 72-76
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

Ticks have serious impacts on animal and human health, causing significant economic losses in cattle breeding. Besides damage due to the hematophagous behavior, they transmit several pathogens. Low cost and environmental safety have made vaccines a promising alternative control method against tick...

Author(s)
Ali, A.; Parizi, L. F.; Guizzo, M. G.; Tirloni, L.; Seixas, A.; Vaz Júnior, I. da S.; Termignoni, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 207, 1/2, pp 107-114
Abstract

A cross sectional study was carried out from October 2013 to March 2014 in and around Bishoftu town with the objectives of determining the prevalence of major external parasite species of calves, preferred predilection sites and determine the associated risk factors. The calves were selected...

Author(s)
Taye Dinku Regasa; Assefa Kebede Tsegay; Hika Waktole
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2015, 10, 10, pp 1127-1135
Abstract

The object of these articles is to place in the hands of those interested, in handy form, a guide to the ticks infesting domesticated animals, descriptions of their habits, life-histories, the relations they bear to disease, and measures employed for their control.
Ticks are divided into two main...

Author(s)
Jack, R. W.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1921, 18, 4, pp 361-371 pp.
Abstract

The author's investigations were carried on from September 1912 to May 1914. It appears that the climatic conditions of what was formerly German South West Africa are not very favourable for the rapid multiplication of ticks. The rainy season is sharply differentiated from the dry season. The rains ...

Author(s)
Sigwart, Hans
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Infektionskrankheiten, Parasitare Krankheiten und Hygiene der Haustiere, 1914, 16, 6, pp 434-444 pp.

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