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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

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

Rickettsial infection in dog-associated ticks in three rural communities of Yucatan, Mexico was investigated using qPCR and nested PCR assays. A total of 319 dogs were studied and ticks samples were collected. A total of 170 dogs were infested with ticks (frequency of 53.4%). Overall, 1,380 ticks...

Author(s)
Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Esteve-Gasent, M. D.; León, A. A. P. de; Modarelli, J. J.; Villegas-Perez, S. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 1, pp 102-110
Abstract

The objectives of this study were to determine the tick species, number and distribution on body regions, and their relationship to the total number of ticks in Tropical Milking Criollo cattle. Twenty-eight heifers and 16 young bulls (655±35 and 741±89 days old) from an experimental herd located in ...

Author(s)
González-Cerón, F.; Becerril-Pérez, C. M.; Torres-Hernández, G.; Díaz-Rivera, P.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, Mexico
Citation
Agrociencia (Montecillo), 2009, 43, 1, pp 11-19
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

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
Abstract

The results obtained with the application of Gavac for the control of Boophilus spp. infestations in various countries of the world are reviewed. In controlled field trials in Cuba, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico, Gavac showed a 55-100% efficacy in the control of B. microplus infestations in grazing ...

Author(s)
Fuente, J. de la; Rodríguez, M.; Montero, C.; Redondo, M.; García-García, J. C.; Méndez, L.; Serrano, E.; Valdés, M.; Enríquez, A.; Canales, M.; Ramos, E.; Boué, O.; Machado, H.; Lleonart, R.
Citation
Genetic Analysis: Biomolecular Engineering, 1999, 15, 3/5, pp 143-148
Abstract

In field studies in the central High Plain area of Mexico, observations were made on the daily activities of cattle within a herd and relationships determined between the number of engorged adult females of Boophilus microplus on cattle and the position of the latter in the herd hierarchy....

Author(s)
Aguilar, S.; Solis, S.
Citation
Southwestern Entomologist, 1984, 9, 3, pp 267-272
Abstract

In Mexico, losses of meat, milk and leather and the death of livestock as a result of infestations by ticks, especially Boophilus annulatus (Say) and B. microplus (Can.), can be considerable, especially for European breeds. In order to avoid the financial burden caused by such infestations, to...

Author(s)
Woodham, C. B.; González Origel, A.; López León, A.; Guereña Morales, R.
Citation
World Animal Review, 1983, No. 48, pp 18-24

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