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The cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus annulatus (Say), is an economically destructive arthropod because of its ability to vector bovine babesiosis. Cattle fever ticks can spend more than 90% of their life cycle as questing larvae, but the effect of climatic factors on their off-host behavior and...

Author(s)
Zamora, E. J.; Leal, B.; Thomas, D. B.; Dearth, R. K.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2020, 11, 1, pp 101317
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

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

Author(s)
Spare, M. R.; Thomson, D. U.; Dryden, M. W.; Raghavan, R. K.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, 14-16 September 2017, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 2017, pp 235
Abstract

White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are a host for cattle fever ticks (Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) sp.), which are vectors of the pathogens causing bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis in cattle. Tick eradication efforts focused on cattle along the U.S.-Mexico border are high priority and the...

Author(s)
Wang HsiaoHsuan; Teel, P. D.; Grant, W. E.; Schuster, G.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Modelling, 2016, 342, pp 82-96
Abstract

Rhipicephalus microplus, the cattle fever tick, is a global economic problem to the cattle industry due to direct infestation of cattle and pathogens transmitted during feeding. Cattle fever tick outbreaks continue to occur along the Mexico-US border even though the tick has been eradicated from...

Author(s)
Bendele, K. G.; Guerrero, F. D.; Miller, R. J.; Li, A. Y.; Barrero, R. A.; Moolhuijzen, P. M.; Black, M.; McCooke, J. K.; Meyer, J.; Hill, C. A.; Bellgard, M. I.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, 8, pp 3027-3040
Abstract

Philippine deer (Rusa marianna), native to the Philippine Islands, were introduced to Guam in the late 1700's. Dense populations have become established throughout the island where they cause damage to native plant communities resulting in habitat degradation. In addition, cervids can serve as...

Author(s)
Mehrpad, S.; Cleveland, C. A.; DeNicola, A.; Dubey, J. P.; Yabsley, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 11, pp 36-40
Abstract

Analysis of doramectin concentration in blood serum of pastured cattle injected repeatedly (12 treatments) at two different dosage rates and 28-day intervals throughout the year was used to predict the probability that cattle fever ticks could successfully feed to repletion during the interval...

Author(s)
Davey, R. B.; Pound, J. M.; Klavons, J. A.; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Freeman, J. M.; Olafson, P. U.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2012, 56, 4, pp 365-374
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

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