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The Rhipicephalus microplus tick is globally regarded as the most economically important ectoparasite of livestock, and the evolution of resistance to commercial acaricides among cattle tick populations is of great concern. The essential oil derived from Tagetes minuta may be efficacious against ...

Author(s)
Andreotti, R.; Garcia, M. V.; Cunha, R. C.; Barros, J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 341-345
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 objectives of the present study were: (i) to identify the frequency of cattle farms with a cohabitation of Amblyomma cajennense and Rhipicephalus microplus, (ii) to determine the status of susceptibility or resistance to acaricides used in Veracruz, Mexico, on A. cajennense populations and...

Author(s)
Alonso-Díaz, M. A.; Fernández-Salas, A.; Martínez-Ibáñez, F.; Osorio-Miranda, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 326-331
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

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and Western blot were used to investigate the pattern of antibody responses of six bovines infested twelve times with Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini, 1887) (Acari: Ixodidae) (six heavy infestations followed by six light infestations)...

Author(s)
Cruz, A. P. R.; Silva, S. S.; Mattos, R. T.; Vaz Jacute˜nior, I. da S.; Masuda, A.; Ferreira, C. A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2008, 158, 1/2, pp 152-158
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
Abstract

The effect of a decoction of pulverized aloe leaves (Aloe marlothii) mixed with tap water and administered orally through a gastric tube was determined against ticks on cattle. The decoction was administered to six randomly selected calves seven times at 3-day intervals while the remaining calves...

Author(s)
Spickett, A. M.; Merwe, D. van der; Matthee, O.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2007, 41, 1/2, pp 139-146
Abstract

With an aim to evaluate the protective potentiality of rBm86 against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI)-I line and Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum IVRI-II line infestations on crossbred (Bos indicus × Bos taurus) calves, 20 animals of 3 months of age were ...

Author(s)
Binod Kumar; Murugan, K.; Ray, D. D.; Srikanta Ghosh
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2012, 111, 2, pp 629-635
Abstract

The bionomics of four ixodid ticks viz., Hyalomma marginatum isaaci, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides and Haemaphysalis bispinosa were studied under laboratory condition. Soviet Chinchilla rabbits were used as host for all species of ticks except for Rhipicephalus ...

Author(s)
Ponnudurai, G.; Harikrishnan, T. J.; Rani, N.
Publisher
Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Chennai, India
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 27, 1, pp 12-15
Abstract

Theileria parva bovis (a protozoan causing January disease of cattle in Zimbabwe) was transmitted experimentally by nymphs of the tick Rhipicephalus appendiculatus to 6 of 14 cattle. Animals either became seriously ill or did not become infected. Attempts to induce mild or inapparent infection by...

Author(s)
Koch, H. T.; Kambeva, L.; Norval, R. A. I.; Ocama, J. G. R.; Munatswa, F. C.
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1993, 17, 1/2, pp 89-93

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