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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

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

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

Theileriosis is a disease of domesticated animals in tropical and subtropical countries and causes significant reductions in livestock productivity. The arid region of Punjab in Pakistan is notorious for the presence of the vector tick (Acari: Ixodidae) and tick-borne diseases, such as theileriosis ...

Author(s)
Hassan, M. A.; Liu, J.; Sajid, M. S.; Rashid, M.; Mahmood, A.; Abbas, Q.; Guan GuiQuan; Yin Hong; Luo JianXun
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 4, pp 1002-1005
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

This study aimed to verify the influence of bovine genetic resistance on biological traits of the Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus tick. Genetic resistance or susceptibility was determined according to breeding values for tick counts, predicted using a dataset of 9007 Hereford and Braford...

Author(s)
Biegelmeyer, P.; Nizoli, L. Q.; Silva, S. S. da; Santos, T. R. B. dos; Dionello, N. J. L.; Gulias-Gomes, C. C.; Cardoso, F. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 208, 3/4, pp 231-237
Abstract

Tick bites promote activation of an inflammatory process that is influenced by bovine genetic composition and its history of previous exposure. Taurine and indicine breeds are known to differ on its immune response development against Rhipicephalus microplus. Nevertheless, further investigation...

Author(s)
Carvalho, W. A.; Domingues, R.; Prata, M. C. de A.; Silva, M. V. G. B. da; Oliveira, G. C. de; Guimarães, S. E. F.; Machado, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 205, 1/2, pp 307-317
Abstract

In an attempt to develop vaccine against Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum and Theileria annulata, three antigens were expressed in prokaryotic expression system and protective potentiality of the antigens was evaluated in cross bred calves. Two groups (grs. 1 and 4) of male cross-bred (Bos indicus × ...

Author(s)
Jeyabal, L.; Binod Kumar; Debdatta Ray; Azahahianambi, P.; Srikanta Ghosh
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 188, 3/4, pp 231-238
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

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

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