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The Southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus is a hematophagous ectoparasite of great veterinary and economic importance. Along with its adaptability, reproductive success and vectoring capacity, R. microplus has been reported to develop resistance to the major chemical classes of acaricides...

Author(s)
Robbertse, L.; Baron, S.; Merwe, N. A. van der; Madder, M.; Stoltsz, W. H.; Maritz-Olivier, C.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2016, 7, 4, pp 595-603
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The following are abstracts of papers and posters presented at the 39th Annual Congress of the Parasitological Society of Southern Africa (PARSA), held in Drakensville Resort, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa last 10-13 October 2010. The topics of papers focused on lice collected from wildlife and...

Publisher
South African Veterinary Association, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2011, 82, 4, pp 264-273
Abstract

During the late nineteenth century, settler farmers in southern Africa identified heartwater as a damaging disease of small stock and cattle. They advanced various explanations of the disease, including the theory that it was caused by the bite of ticks. Around 1900, the American entomologist C.P....

Author(s)
Gilfoyle, D.
Publisher
Lombardo Editore, Roma, Italy
Citation
Parassitologia (Roma), 2008, 50, 3/4, pp 291-304
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An epidemiological survey carried out among veterinary surgeons in North-Kivu (n=1,021) showed that bovine theileriosis is more commonly encountered (49.35%) than anaplasmosis (35.5%) and babesiosis (15.15%). Clinical diseases were reported over the year in thirty agropastoral locations distributed ...

Author(s)
Kalume, M. K.; Losson, B.; Vyambwera, C. G.; Mbegumbaya, L.; Makumyaviri, A. M.; Saegerman, C.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2009, No.56, pp 197-216
Abstract

Recent epidemiological studies carried out in East Africa have indicated that some B. indicus cattle breeds such as the Orma Boran and Maasai Zebu have a degree of trypanotolerance worth exploitation by their introduction into trypanosomiasis endemic areas where other cattle breeds cannot survive....

Author(s)
Mwangi, E. K.; Stevenson, P.; Ndung'u, J. M.; Stear, M. J.; Reid, S. W. J.; Gettinby, G.; Murray, M.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1998, 849, pp 195-208
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Author(s)
Swai, E. S.; Karimuribo, E. D.; French, N. P.; Ogden, N. H.; Fitzpatrick, J. L.; Kambarage, D. M.; Bryant, M. J.
Publisher
Tanzania Society of Animal Production, Morogoro, Tanzania
Citation
Proceedings of the Joint 17th Scientific Conference of the Tanzania Society for Animal Production and the 20th Scientific Conference of the Tanzania Veterinary Association held at AICC Arusha, Tanzania, 3-5 December 2002, 2002, pp 340-350
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Author(s)
Jacobsen, P.
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Tick and tick-borne disease control in East, Central and Southern Africa, 1991-1994. Proceedings of a joint OAU, FAO and ILRAD workshop held in Lilongwe, Malawi, 25-28 April 1994., 1999, pp 92-97
Abstract

The efficacy of the tail-tag decoy system for control of Amblyomma hebraeum on cattle was tested in the field in Zimbabwe in 1992 and 1993. Rhipicephalus zambeziensis, R. evertsi and Hyalomma spp. were also seen on the cattle. Cyfluthrin, flumethrin and alpha-cypermethrin were all tested in the...

Author(s)
Allan, S. A.; Norval, R. A. I.; Sonenshine, D. E.; Burridge, M. J.
Citation
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1996, 791, pp 85-93
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Results from various studies by the author are summarized under the headings: susceptibility to tick infestation, and tick control studies. The main conclusions were: N'Dama cattle acquire an enhanced degree of resistance to these ticks following initial exposure. Lesions on zebu-type Ghana Sanga ...

Author(s)
Morrow, A. N.; Koney, E. B. M.; Heron, I. D.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1996, 28, 2, suppl., pp 44S-49S
Abstract

For an economic analysis of theileriosis control (Theileria parva and Rhipicephalus appendiculatus), the total economic cost (TEC) method was adopted, which calculates the sum of output losses from tick damage, theileriosis mortality and morbidity, and expenditures for treatment or prevention of...

Author(s)
D'Haese, L.; Penne, K.; Elyn, R.
Citation
Tropical Medicine and International Health, 1999, 4, 9, pp A49-A57

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