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Anaplasma phagocytophilum is a Gram-negative obligate intracellular bacterium that replicates in neutrophils. It is transmitted via tick-bite and causes febrile disease in humans and animals. Human granulocytic anaplasmosis is regarded as an emerging infectious disease in North America, Europe and...

Author(s)
Huhn, C.; Winter, C.; Wolfsperger, T.; Wüppenhorst, N.; Smrdel, K. S.; Skuballa, J.; Pfäffle, M.; Petney, T.; Silaghi, C.; Dyachenko, V.; Pantchev, N.; Straubinger, R. K.; Schaarschmidt-Kiener, D.; Ganter, M.; Aardema, M. L.; Loewenich, F. D. von
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 4, pp e93725
Abstract

This textbook, aimed mainly at veterinary students and practising veterinarians, should also be of interest to medical entomologists, parasitologists and those working in related livestock disciplines. It concentrates on the arthropod ectoparasites of most significance in temperate northern Europe...

Author(s)
Wall, R.; Shearer, D.
Publisher
Chapman & Hall Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary entomology: arthropod ectoparasites of veterinary importance., 1997, pp xv + 439 pp.
Abstract

To clarify the risk of pastured livestock for exposure to Ixodes scapularis, the host-seeking activity of nymphs and adult ticks at the woods-pasture interface was estimated on horse farms in Maryland, USA. Parallel linear transects of 100 m length and 1 m width were sampled repeatedly in pastures...

Author(s)
Schimidtmann, E. T.; Carroll, J. F.; Potts, W. J. E.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1994, 31, 2, pp 291-296
Abstract

Detailed information is given on the chemical control of arthropod ectoparasites of livestock and domestic animals in the USA. The main pests of cattle (beef and dairy), pigs, horses, sheep, goats, poultry, dogs and cats are listed, including Haematobia irritans, Stomoxys calcitrans, Musca...

Author(s)
Nolan, M. P.; Roberson, E. L.
Publisher
Iowa State University Press, Ames, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics., 1988, Ed. 6, pp 969-999
Abstract

A total of 39 arthropod species representing the families Muscidae, Chloropidae, Tabanidae, Simuliidae, Culicidae and Ixodidae was collected from Kentucky horse farms using dry ice-baited canopy traps, light traps, water samples, tick drags, and animal inspections during late April to mid-October...

Author(s)
Burg, J. G.; Powell, D. G.; Knapp, F. W.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1991, 28, 5, pp 658-662
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.
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

The early history of tick paralysis is summarised, the world distribution of the condition is reviewed with an estimate of the approximate numbers of cases in man, livestock and pet animals and indication of the species of tick responsible in each area, and an account is given of the epidemiology...

Author(s)
Gregson, J. D.
Citation
Monograph, Canada Department of Agriculture, 1973, No. 9, pp 109 pp.
Abstract

The following are the chief items of interest: -
EDUCATION (pp. 320-321).-There are at present 2, 057 students enrolled, in the 10 American and two Canadian veterinary colleges. Some concern is expressed over the small number of graduates entering practice. It is hoped that next year a report will...

Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1944, 105, pp 320-578
Abstract

No new serious animal diseases were diagnosed in Canada during the fiscal year 1955-56 and the universal acceptance of Canadian livestock and livestock products has been made possible through the constant vigilance of the Health of Animals Division.
The Contagious Diseases Section reports:...

Author(s)
Wells, K F.
Publisher
Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier.,
Citation
Report of the Veterinary Director General for the year ended March 31, 1956., 1957, pp 33 pp.

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