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Amblyomma mixtum Koch, 1844 parasitizes livestock, humans, and wildlife in Mexico. However, information on population genetics for this tick species in the country is missing. Tick samples were collected from livestock in ten regions across the state of Veracruz (22°28′N, 17°09′S, 93°36′E, 98°39′W) ...

Author(s)
Aguilar-Domínguez, M.; Sánchez-Montes, S.; Esteve-Gassent, M. D.; Barrientos-Salcedo, C.; León, A. P. de; Romero-Salas, D.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 1, pp 86-92
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

Ticks are common ectoparasites of amphibians and reptiles but very few reports of such parasites on crocodylians exist worldwide. Herein, we report the first detailed observations of Amblyomma dissimile Koch, 1844 on the 3 crocodylian species present in Mexico, with the first report of tick...

Author(s)
Charruau, P.; Pérez-Flores, J.; Cedeño-Vázquez, J. R.; Gonzalez-Solis, D.; González-Desales, G. A.; Monroy-Vilchis, O.; Desales-Lara, M. A.
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 2016, 121, 2, pp 167-171
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

The municipality of Xico is an important cattle-ranching area located in central Veracruz. Here, an interview was conducted to 48 owners in order to investigate which are the main agricultural and livestock chemical products more often applied. An overall of 1,700 cattle heads was found in the...

Author(s)
Martínez M., I.; Cruz R., M.
Publisher
Instituto de Ecología, A.C., Xalapa, Mexico
Citation
Acta Zoologica Mexicana, 2009, 25, 3, pp 673-681
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

Domestic and native animals were surveyed for myiasis caused by Cochliomyia hominivorax and Dermatobia hominis during the 1985 rainy season on the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Three types of situations were surveyed as follows: family-unit ranches; feedlots; and captive, indigenous animals (i.e....

Author(s)
Thomas, D. B., Jr.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1987, 24, 4, pp 498-502
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
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
Abstract

Research on FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was conducted in several countries. Samples of the virus from the outbreak in Mexico in 1950 were identified in tests carried out in England and Mexico as Type A. Antiserum of O, A, and C types from the Foot and Mouth Disease Research Institute, England were used...

Author(s)
Cardon, P. V.
Publisher
Washington: U.S. Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Report of the Administrator of Agricultural Research 1951., 1951, pp 497 pp.

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