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Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) affect 80% of the world's cattle population, hampering livestock production throughout the world. Bovine babesiosis, anaplasmosis, heartwater and theileriosis have all been reported to occur in Ethiopia. However, little is known about the extent and prevalence of these...

Author(s)
Zerihun Hailemariam Negasi
Publisher
Mensch & Buch Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Molecular detection and characterization of tick-borne pathogens of cattle in Southwestern Ethiopia, 2018, pp vii + 124 pp.
Abstract

In many African countries including Benin, the reluctance of some livestock owners to blood collection from their cattle makes epidemiological surveys cumbersome and prevents regular monitoring of tick-borne diseases. In the present study, Amblyomma variegatum ticks were used to find out more about ...

Author(s)
Moumouni, P. F. A.; Guo HuanPing; Gao Yang; Liu MingMing; Ringo, A. E.; Galon, E. M.; Vudriko, P.; Umemiya-Shirafuji, R.; Inoue, N.; Suzuki, H.; Xuan XueNan
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 14, pp 137-143
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

Piroplasmosis caused by different tick-borne hemoprotozoan parasites of the genera Theileria and Babesia is among the most economically important infections of domestic ruminants in sub-Saharan Africa. A survey for piroplasm infection was conducted in three locations in Northern Ethiopia. Of 525...

Author(s)
Gebrekidan, H.; Asrat Hailu; Aysheshm Kassahun; Rohoušová, I.; Maia, C.; Talmi-Frank, D.; Warburg, A.; Baneth, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 200, 1/2, pp 31-38
Abstract

Ticks are important disease vectors that can cause considerable economic losses by affecting animal health and productivity, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. In this study, we investigated the prevalence and diversity of bacterial and protozoan tick-borne pathogens in ticks collected ...

Author(s)
Reye, A. L.; Arinola, O. G.; Hübschen, J. M.; Muller, C. P.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2012, 78, 8, pp 2562-2568
Abstract

A cross-sectional study of serum antibody responses of cattle to tick-borne disease (TBD) parasites (Theileria parva, Theileria mutans, Anaplasma marginale and Babesia bigemina) was conducted on traditional smallholder mixed farms in Mbeere District in Kenya. The objective was to estimate the...

Author(s)
Gachohi, J. M.; Ngumi, P. N.; Kitala, P. M.; Skilton, R. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2010, 95, 3/4, pp 208-223
Abstract

A polymerase chain reaction method was developed for the specific identification of 6 Theileria spp. (T. annulata, T. parva, T. mutans, T. velifera, T. taurotragi and T. orientalis/buffeli) and 3 Babesia spp. (B. bovis, B. bigemina and B. divergens). No cross-reactivity was observed between these...

Author(s)
Sparagano, O.; Gubbels, J. M.; Vos, A. de; Jongejan, F.
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 1999, No. 35, pp 81-85
Abstract

Between May 2002 and February 2003 a longitudinal survey was carried out in Mbale and Sironko Districts of Eastern Uganda to determine the influence of agro-ecological zones (AEZ) and grazing systems on tick infestation patterns and incidence of East Coast Fever (ECF) in bovine calves. The study...

Author(s)
Rubaire-Akiiki, C. M.; Okello-Onen, J.; Musunga, D.; Kabagambe, E. K.; Vaarst, M.; Okello, D.; Opolot, C.; Bisagaya, A.; Okori, C.; Bisagati, C.; Ongyera, S.; Mwayi, M. T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2006, 75, 3/4, pp 251-266
Abstract

A longitudinal study of sero-conversion of youngstock to the tick-borne pathogens Theileria parva, T. mutans, Anaplasma marginale, Babesia bigemina and B. bovis was conducted over two years on smallholder dairy farms in Tanga region, Tanzania. There was evidence of maternal antibodies to all...

Author(s)
Swai, E. S.; French, N. P.; Beauchamp, G.; Fitzpatrick, J. L.; Bryant, M. J.; Kambarage, D.; Ogden, N. H.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2005, 131, 1/2, pp 129-137
Abstract

At present, 24 species are known to occur in Portugal: Argas vespertilionis, Ornithodoros maritimus and O. erraticus in Argasidae; Ixodes acuminatus, I. bivari, I. canisuga, I. frontalis, I. hexagonus, I. ricinus, I. simplex simplex, I. ventalloi, I. vespertilionis, Dermacentor marginatus, D....

Author(s)
Caeiro, V.
Publisher
Lombardo Editore, Roma, Italy
Citation
Parassitologia (Roma), 1999, 41, Supplement 1, pp 11-15

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