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Cattle ticks are distributed worldwide and affect animal health and livestock production. White tailed deer (WTD) sustain and spread cattle tick populations. The aim of this study was to model the efficacy of anti-tick vaccination of WTD to control tick infestations in the absence of cattle...

Author(s)
Estrada-Peña, A.; Carreón, D.; Almazán, C.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 7, pp e102905
Abstract

The cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini) (Acari: Ixodidae), is a one-host tick that infests primarily cattle in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. This species transmits deadly cattle pathogens, especially Babesia spp., for which a recombinant vaccine is not...

Author(s)
Brock, C. M.; Temeyer, K. B.; Tidwell, J.; Yang YunLong; Blandon, M. A.; Carreón-Camacho, D.; Longnecker, M. T.; Almazán, C.; León, A. A. P. de; Pietrantonio, P. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2019, 49, 3/4, pp 287-299
Abstract

Tick subolesin was shown in immunization trials using the recombinant protein to protect hosts against tick infestations. In this study, we demonstrated that subolesin vaccination and release of ticks after subolesin knockdown by RNA interference (RNAi) could be used for the control of ...

Author(s)
Merino, O.; Almazán, C.; Canales, M.; Villar, M.; Moreno-Cid, J. A.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Kocan, K. M.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2011, 29, 12, pp 2248-2254
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

Ticks are important ectoparasites of domestic and wild animals, and tick infestations economically impact cattle production worldwide. Control of cattle tick infestations has been primarily by application of acaricides which has resulted in selection of resistant ticks and environmental pollution....

Author(s)
Fuente, J. de la; Almazán, C.; Canales, M.; Pérez de la Lastra, J. M.; Kocan, K. M.; Willadsen, P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Health Research Reviews, 2007, 8, 1, pp 23-28

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