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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

Wildlife, both native and introduced, can harbor and spread diseases of importance to the livestock industry. Describing movement patterns of such wildlife is essential to formulate effective disease management strategies. Nilgai antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) are a free-ranging, introduced...

Author(s)
Foley, A. M.; Goolsby, J. A.; Ortega-S, A., Jr.; Ortega-S, J. A.; León, A. P. de; Singh, N. K.; Schwartz, A.; Ellis, D.; Hewitt, D. G.; Campbell, T. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 146, pp 166-172
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

Species identification and global positioning system coordinates of infestations of cattle fever ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus (Say) and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), were determined for 790 specimens submitted to the National Veterinary Services Laboratory between...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; Pound, J. M.; May, M. A.; Kammlah, D. M.; Davey, R. B.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2011, 48, 4, pp 770-774
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

Sixteen calves, free of antibodies against Babesia spp., were selected from a tick-free area. The animals were randomly divided into 4 equal groups and inoculated i.m. with either 1010 non-infected erythrocytes (group 1), 107B. bigemina-infected erythrocytes (group 2), 107B. bovis-infected...

Author(s)
Vega y Murguía, C. A.; Figueroa Millán, J. V.; Rojas Ramírez, E. E.; Ramos Aragón, J. A.; Cantó Alarcón, G. J.
Citation
Técnica Pecuaria en México, 1999, 37, 1, pp 13-22
Abstract

Ixodes scapularis is redescribed, based on laboratory reared specimens originating from Bulloch County, Georgia, USA. Information on distribution, host associations, morphological variation, and medical/veterinary importance is also presented. A great deal of recent work has focused on this species ...

Author(s)
Keirans, J. E.; Hutcheson, H. J.; Durden, L. A.; Klompen, J. S. H.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1996, 33, 3, pp 297-318
Abstract

Integrated control measures are recommended for the control of Boophilus microplus (Can.), the main tick attacking cattle in the State of Morelos, Mexico. This tick, which occurs in subtropical and tropical regions of the country, is the vector of bovine piroplasmosis.

Author(s)
Camino Lavín, M.
Citation
Folia Entomologica Mexicana, 1982, No. 54, pp 132
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

In this review article on the eradication of arthropod pests of livestock, a cooperative state-federal programme in 1907-60 is described by which bovine babesiosis and its vectors Boophilus annulatus (Say) and B. microplus (Can.) were successfully eradicated from southern USA primarily by dipping ...

Author(s)
Graham, O. H.; Hourrigan, J. L.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1977, 13, 6, pp 629-658

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