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Abstract

A study of methods to improve the health of native cattle in tropical areas of Colombia showed the advantage of using immunization techniques against haemoparasitic infections in comparison with other control methods. The control of anaplasmosis and babesiasis by immunization of cattle with fully...

Author(s)
Thompson, K. C.; Todorovic, R. A.; Mateus, G.; Adams, L. G.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production., 1978, 10, 2, pp 75-81
Abstract

In Colombia, the immune responses of immunised and chemoprophylactically treated calves to tick-borne (Boophilus microplus) challenge indicated that the system of immunisation was effective in protecting cattle against Anaplasma marginale, Babesia argentina (bovis) and B. bigemina. However,...

Author(s)
Thompson, K. C.; Todorovic, R. A.; Mateus, G.; Adams, L. G.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1978, 10, 3, pp 141-144
Abstract

The eastern plains of Colombia have traditionally been used for extensive cattle ranching and form a major cattle-producing area in the country. A survey conducted to determine the prevalence and distribution of anaplasmosis, babesiosis and tick vectors across a large region of the eastern plains...

Author(s)
Corrier, D. E.; Cortes, J. M.; Thompson, K. C.; Riano, H.; Becerra, E.; Rodriguez, R.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1978, 10, 2, pp 91-92
Abstract

A technique was evolved for the establishment and maintenance of a colony of Boophilus microplus (Can.) free of infection with Anaplasma marginale and Babesia spp., and for their subsequent infection with a pure isolate of B. bigemina. Confirmation was obtained from the experiments that the ticks...

Author(s)
Thompson, K. C.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1976, 2, 2, pp 223-229