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Transmission of Babesia bovis by Boophilus microplus (Can.) was studied in 4 breeding herds of European and Zebu X European cattle in Queensland under different levels of tick infestation in 4 pastures on one station. The observations consisted of weekly counts of female ticks on the cattle,...

Mahoney, D. F.; Wright, I. G.; Goodger, B. V.; Mirre, G. B.; Sutherst, R. W.; Utech, K. B. W.
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1981, 57, 10, pp 461-469

Bos indicus-crossbred calves (groups of 180 and 124) exposed to natural Babesia bovis infection in wet and dry tropical environments in northern Queensland, Australia, were tested for antibodies using the indirect haemagglutination (IHA) test. There was evidence of maternal antibodies suggesting...

Kudamba, C.; Campbell, R. S. F.; Paull, N. I.; Holroyd, R. G.
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1982, 59, 4, pp 101-104

Ten Droughtmaster and 9 Hereford cattle were born in an enzootic babesiosis area of Queensland and became naturally infected with Babesia bovis (argentina) and B. bigemina during a period of 3 years. They were then kept free of cattle ticks (Boophilus microplus (Can.)) for the remainder of an...

Johnston, L. A. Y.; Leatch, G.; Jones, P. N.
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1978, 54, 1, pp 14-18

Outbreaks of Babesia argentina, B. bigemina and Anaplasma marginale on cattle in Queensland are analysed for the period from 1966 to 1976. The 3 pathogens were responsible for 73, 6 and 21% of the outbreaks, respectively, and there was no evidence for any change in the proportion in the past 10-15...

Copeman, D. B.; Trueman, F.; Hall, W. T. K.
Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh., Edinburgh, UK
Tick-borne diseases and their vectors., 1978, pp 133-136

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