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The Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program was the first parasite eradication program of veterinary importance in the United States and is considered to be one of the greatest disease eradication programs of all time. The program's utilization of pasture vacation and dipping of cattle in acaricide...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; May, M. A.; Thomas, D. B.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 3, pp 515-522
Abstract

Twenty-five white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus yucatanensis) (WTD), 4 mazama deer (Mazama temama) (MD), and the ticks they host in Yucatan, Mexico were sampled to run a molecular survey for tick-borne rickettsial agents. The prevalence of rickettsial agents was 20% in WTD (5/25) and 50% in...

Author(s)
Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Esteve-Gasent, M. D.; León, A. P. de; Modarelli, J. J.; Villegas-Perez, S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 2, pp 365-370
Abstract

Background: Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is a highly-invasive tick that transmits the cattle parasites (Babesia bovis and B. bigemina) that cause cattle fever. R. microplus and Babesia are endemic in Mexico and ticks persist in the United States inside a narrow tick eradication quarantine...

Author(s)
Busch, J. D.; Stone, N. E.; Nottingham, R.; Araya-Anchetta, A.; Lewis, J.; Hochhalter, C.; Giles, J. R.; Gruendike, J.; Freeman, J.; Buckmeier, G.; Bodine, D.; Duhaime, R.; Miller, R. J.; Davey, R. B.; Olafson, P. U.; Scoles, G. A.; Wagner, D. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2014, 7, 188, pp (17 April 2014)
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus is the most economically important cattle tick in the Mexican tropics. Wild ungulate species, including red deer (Cervus elaphus), are gaining popularity in diversified livestock ranching operations in Mexico. However, there is no information available on the susceptibility...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Trinidad-Martínez, I. C.; Torres-Acosta, J. F. J.; Ticante-Perez, V.; Castro-Marín, J. M.; Tapia-Moo, C. A.; Vázquez-Gómez, G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2013, 60, 4, pp 543-552
Abstract

In the Neotropics the control of tick infestations in red deer (Cervus elaphus) is achieved primarily through the use of acaricides and macrocyclic lactones. In Mexico, resistance to one or multiple classes of acaricides has been reported in Rhipicephalus microplus infesting cattle, but information ...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Vivas, R. I.; Miller, R. J.; Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Trinidad-Martínez, I. C.; Pérez de León, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 200, 1/2, pp 179-188
Abstract

From 1907 when the fever tick eradication campaign began until 1933, the tick eradication methods of dipping cattle in an acaricide or "pasture vacation" were enormously successful in eradicating southern cattle ticks [Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini)], until failures began to occur ...

Author(s)
Pound, J. M.; George, J. E.; Kammlah, D. M.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Davey, R. B.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2010, 103, 2, pp 211-218
Abstract

We review recent progress for control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and R. (B.) annulatus. Outbreak infestations in the U.S. have reached alarming levels, due to increased populations of deer and other ungulates serving as alternative hosts. GIS mapping of infestations and deer habitat...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Chen, A. C.; Davey, R. B.; Guerrero, F. D.; Howell, J. M.; Kammlah, D. M.; Li, A. Y.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Olafson, P. U.; Leon, A. A. P. de; Phillips, P. L.; Pound, J. M.; Welch, J. B.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2012, 3, Suplemento 1, pp 25-40
Abstract

Knowledge on the ticks of economic importance in Latin America is briefly reviewed, notes being given on the external morphology and world distribution of each. The species listed are Boophilus microplus (Can.), which is the species of greatest economic importance in Latin America where it is...

Author(s)
Luque, G.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
Citation
Workshop on the Ecology and Control of external parasites of economic importance on bovines in Latin America. August 25-30, 1975., 1978, pp 23-27

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