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This paper highlights the immense progress that has been made in veterinary entomology, demonstrates that highly significant pest issues persist in animal agriculture, and points out that academic programmes in veterinary entomology are in serious trouble in the USA and Canada. As examples, the...

Author(s)
Mullens, B. A.; Hinkle, N. C.; Fryxell, R. T.; Rochon, K.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
American Entomologist, 2018, 64, 1, pp 20-31
Abstract

Surveys in 2001, 2005, and 2006 attempted to determine the role of wildlife in maintenance and dissemination of the tropical bont tick, Amblyomma variegatum (F.) (Acari: Ixodidae), in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Small mammals; birds; white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus (Zimmermann); and...

Author(s)
Corn, J. L.; Berger, P.; Mertins, J. W.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2009, 46, 6, pp 1483-1489
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Citation
Foreign Animal Disease Report, 1998, Summer, pp 3-6
Abstract

The pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of tick paralysis in North America and Australia are reviewed with reference to small animal veterinary practice. Clinical and electrodiagnostic findings in tick paralysis are contrasted with those that occur in other diffuse lower motor neuron...

Author(s)
Malik, R.; Farrow, B. R. H.
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 1991, 21, 1, pp 157-171
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

Twenty-one of 24 adult male and female cattle egrets (Bubulcus ibis ibis) collected in Geneva Country, Alabama, had numerous white cyst-like structures (1466 µm × 354 µm) found within the loose connective tissues of the skeletal muscles of the inguinal region, beneath the serosa of the...

Author(s)
Hendrix, C. M.; Kwapien, R. P.; Porch, J. R.
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 1987, 23, 4, pp 693-697
Abstract

Recent research on methods for controlling Ornithonyssus sylviarum on caged laying hens in the USA is reviewed. On inanimate objects, the mite can be controlled by fumigation with methyl bromide, increased temperature (49°C for 1 h) or decreased temperature (-20°C for 5 days). Dipping chickens in...

Author(s)
DeVaney, J. A.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1985, 18, 3, pp 289-295
Abstract

In this book the technology available to control arthropod pests of livestock is documented, with particular emphasis on that used in the USA and Canada. The book is divided into 22 chapters. Subjects covered include: effects of arthropod pests on livestock production; control of Haematobia...

Author(s)
Drummond, R. O.; George, J. E.; Kunz, S. E.
Publisher
CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Citation
Control of arthropod pests of livestock: a review of technology., 1988, pp 245pp.
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During the exceptionally cold winter of 1978, when they had no access to their normal food, starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) pecked larvae of Hypoderma from the subcutaneous tissue of the backs of cattle in northern Kentucky. Extreme localised inflammation and infection were observed; this sometimes...

Author(s)
Bauer, M. S.
Citation
Modern Veterinary Practice, 1978, 59, 7, pp 536, 538
Abstract

White Leghorn pullets 20 weeks old submitted to a diagnostic laboratory in south-central Pennsylvania in September 1975 were found to be heavily infested with larvae of Argas persicus (Oken). The 3 living birds were severely depressed and suffering from a flaccid paralysis, and 2 birds were dead on ...

Author(s)
Rosenstein, M.
Citation
Avian Diseases, 1976, 20, 2, pp 407-409

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