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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

Twenty-five species of sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura) are recorded from Georgia, USA. One of these species is currently recognized as 2 distinct subspecies, the body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus L.) and head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer) of humans. Gray squirrels, southern...

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Durden, L. A.; Willis, E. E.; Garretson, A. M.; Eremeeva, M. E.
Publisher
Georgia Entomological Society, Griffin, USA
Citation
Journal of Entomological Science, 2014, 49, 3, pp 246-272
Abstract

A total of 25 species of Anoplura have been recorded from wild and domestic mammals, including humans, in Tennessee, USA. Collections of 10 of these species (Haematopinus eurysternus, Hoplopleura captiosa, H. hirsuta, H. oryzomydis, H. trispinosa, Linognathus africanus, L. setosus, L. vituli,...

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Durden, L. A.; Kollars, T. M., Jr.; Patton, S.; Gerhardt, R. R.
Citation
Journal of Vector Ecology, 1997, 22, 1, pp 71-76
Abstract

The clinical diagnosis, treatment management and epidemiology of a case of unilateral posterior ophthalmomyiasis in a university farm manager are reported from Iowa, USA. Subretinal tracking was prominent, leading to vision abnormalities, which initially prompted the patient to seek medical...

Author(s)
Currier, R. W.; Johnson, W. A.; Rowley, W. A.; Laudenbach, C. W.
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1995, 52, 4, pp 311-313
Abstract

Hypoderma bovis and H. lineatum as agents of myiasis in cattle, horses and man are discussed under the headings: life cycle; enzymes of Hypoderma; immune response (innate resistance, humoral response, cellular immunity, hypersensitivity, vaccines); furuncular human myiasis; ophthalmomyiasis; equine ...

Author(s)
Berkenkamp, S. D.; Drummond, R. O.
Citation
Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, 1990, 12, 5, pp 740-746
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

Sarcoptic mange, zoonoses contracted from tick bites and contagious ecthyma (orf) are discussed.

Author(s)
Merchant, S. R.
Citation
Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, 1990, 12, 10, pp 1489...1496
Abstract

Use of an alternative breed type has been proposed as a management strategy for cow-calf producers confronted with tick-infested pastures. The economics of a Brahman crossbreeding (50% Brahman, 50% British) system is compared with a British cross-breeding system. Because few estimates of breed...

Author(s)
Epplin, F. M.; Ervin, R. T.
Citation
North Central Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1988, 10, 2, pp 225-232
Abstract

The biology, injuriousness and control of Amblyomma americanum on man and animals in Oklahoma and the Ozark region of the USA (including transmission of Pasteurella tularensis [Francisella tularensis] and other pathogens in man) are reviewed, and it is reported that a 5-year pest management study...

Author(s)
Hair, J. A.
Citation
Occasional Papers from the Department of Entomology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1982, Research Report 82-1, pp 15-22

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