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The epizootiology of tickborne diseases of cattle is discussed, with particular emphasis on the ecology of the Boophilus annulatus and B. microplus vectors of Babesia bovis and B. bigemina.

Author(s)
García, Z.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Animal Production and Health Paper, 1989, No. 75, pp 288-296
Abstract

A comparison of the tick resistance of indigenous Mashona and crossbred Africander × Sussex oxen following natural tick infestation indicated that significantly more African blue ticks (Boophilus decoloratus) were found on the crossbred than the indigenous cattle. The two groups of cattle had been...

Author(s)
Fivaz, B. H.; Waal, D. T. de; Lander, K.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1992, 24, 2, pp 81-89
Abstract

The risk of East Coast fever to livestock in Africa is discussed with regard to various epidemiological parameters, including host distribution, vector (Rhipicephalus) distribution and distribution of clinical theileriosis.

Author(s)
Perry, B. D.; Lessard, P.; Norval, R. A. I.; L'Eplattenier, R.; Dolan, T. T.; Grandin, B. E.; Irvin, A. D.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 144-148
Abstract

Blood smears were taken from 160 randomly chosen Ankole cattle of all ages. Overall prevalence of T. parva infection was 29.4%. Prevalence was 38.8% and 14.5% in cattle sampled during the rainy and dry seasons respectively. Prevalence was highest in calves <1 year old. T. parva was found in 111 of 194 ...

Author(s)
Makumyaviri, A. M.; Habimana, M.
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 1993, 144, 5, pp 415-417
Abstract

This report consists of selected papers from the Second National Seminar on Dip Management and East Coast Fever-Corridor Disease Control jointly organized by the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services, Lusaka, Zambia, and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in...

Author(s)
Meneghi, D. de; Griffiths, R. B.; Pini, A.; Mungaba, F. N.; Riva, G.
Publisher
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Veterinary Public Health, Rome, Italy
Citation
Veterinary Public Health Reports, 1990, ISS/WHO/CC/90.10, pp xii + 83 pp.
Abstract

The cattle ticks B. microplus and B. annulatus have been eradicated from the continental USA, but both species are reintroduced periodically from Mexico into south Texas. B. microplus also occurs on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. In the Americas, both species of tick occur primarily on...

Author(s)
George, J. E.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Entomology, 1990, 7, 2, pp 119-125
Abstract

This book is the result of a workshop on the control of theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa, held at the Lilongwe Hotel, Malawi, in 1988. Originally intended as a review article on the epidemiology of theileriosis in Africa, with the objective of rationalizing the differences in...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.; Perry, B. D.; Young, A. S.
Publisher
Academic Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
The epidemiology of theileriosis in Africa., 1992, pp xiii + 481 pp.
Abstract

A study was undertaken in the lowveld of Zimbabwe to quantify the effect that the presence of wild game animals had on the efficacy of controlling Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and R. zambeziensis on cattle by dipping. Test cattle were grouped into game-proof and open paddocks and dipped at weekly...

Author(s)
Colborne, J. C.; Floyd, R. B.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1987, No. 17, pp 149-150
Abstract

Thirty Boran (Bos indicus) cattle, which had been immunized by infection with local strains of Theileria parva parva, T. p. lawrencei [T. lawrencei] and T. mutans and treated with parvaquone, were exposed to natural theileriosis challenge in 2 areas in Kenya. In both areas wild populations of the...

Publisher
Kikuyu, Kenya
Citation
Record of Research. Annual Report 1983, Veterinary Research Department, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute., 1987, pp 11
Abstract

Cypermethrin-impregnated ear-tags (Decum) were placed in both ears of 20 East African shorthorn Zebu (Bos indicus) × Jersey (Bos taurus) calves in Tanzania at birth and removed at 8 weeks of age. The calves were hand-sprayed with coumaphos (Asuntol) at weekly intervals. During the 8 week period of...

Author(s)
Woodford, J. D.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 166-167

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