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Abstract

The southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), transmits bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis, and is endemic to Mexico, Latin and South America. Rhipicephalus (B.) microplus infestations within the United States are a continuing threat to U.S. cattle producers. An...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Schlechte, K. G.; McDonough, W. P.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, 56, 5, pp 1318-1323
Abstract

Cattle fever ticks (CFT), vectors of bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis, were eradicated from the United States by 1943, but are frequently reintroduced from neighboring border states of Mexico via stray cattle and wildlife hosts including white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) (WTD) and nilgai ...

Author(s)
Goolsby, J. A.; Singh, N. K.; Ortega-S, A., Jr.; Hewitt, D. G.; Campbell, T. A.; Wester, D.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2017, 6, 2, pp 100-107
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

It addresses the importance of exports of live cattle to the United States, highlighting the business value that represents for Mexico's foreign exchange earnings by 700 billion per year for this purpose. Livestock marketing is hampered by sanitary barriers, such as tuberculosis (TB), brucellosis...

Author(s)
Sáenz Pardo, J. R. G.; Hernández Ortiz, R.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2012, 3, Suplemento 1, pp 1-8
Abstract

The horn fly Haematobia irritans (Linnaeus, 1758) (Diptera: Muscidae) is one of the most important ectoparasites of cattle. The parasitism of horn flies interferes with cattle feeding, thus reducing weight gain and milk production. Additionally, horn flies are mechanical vectors of pathogens that...

Author(s)
Torres, L.; Almazán, C.; Ayllón, N.; Galindo, R. C.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Quiroz-Romero, H.; Gortazar, C.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2012, 111, 3, pp 1391-1395
Abstract

Engorged females of B. microplus were obtained from Bos indicus cattle in the State of Yucatan, Mexico, between June 1994 and May 1995. On days 8 and 10 post-detachment, a mixed infection of Borrelia sp. and Babesia sp. was observed in the ticks. The mean length of Borrelia spirochaetes was 16.44...

Author(s)
Rodríquez Vivas, R. I.; Cen Aguilar, F.; Domínguez Alpízar, J. L.; Cob Galera, L. A.; Solís Calderón, J. J.
Citation
Veterinaria México, 1996, 27, 2, pp 187-188
Abstract

Several cases of babesiosis associated with Boophilus microplus infestations were confirmed in cattle at 2 ranches in northern Mexico. At the first ranch, Babesia bovis infection was confirmed in one cow by inoculation of whole blood into a splenectomized calf which subsequently developed an acute...

Author(s)
Thompson, G. D.; Medellin, J. A.; Trevino, G. S.; Wagner, G. G.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1980, 12, 3, pp 132-136
Abstract

Isoenzyme surveys were used to compare genetic variation within and among strains of the bacterium, Proteus rettgeri. One strain was a standard American Type Cell Culture strain (ATCC 9250), whereas 8 other strains were recovered from larva or pupa of Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) originating...

Author(s)
Foss, D. K.; McDonald, I. C.; Bromel, M.; Gassner, G.
Citation
Environmental Entomology, 1983, 12, 6, pp 1773-1781
Abstract

Flies, rats, beef and pork were examined. The blowflies Lucilia sericaia, Phormia retina and Callìtroga macellaria were found exclusively on carrion, whereas Musca domestica, Ophyra anescens, Sepsidae and Sphaeroceridae were attracted to both offal and dung. The percentage of pooled fly samples...

Author(s)
Greenberg, B.; Varela, G.; Bornstein, A.; Hernanckz, H.
Citation
American Journal of Hygiene, 1963, 77, pp 177-183

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