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The importance of ticks and flies (especially Diptera) in the cattle industry in Colombia is described, with reference to the life history, epidemiology, distribution and control of the major pest species. Boophilus microplus is the most frequent tick on cattle and is an important vector of...

Author(s)
López Valencia, G.
Citation
Noticampo, 1997, No. 006, pp 13-18
Abstract

Calves, breeding cows and milch cows on 4 farms in the Valle and Quindio Districts of Colombia were examined by blood smears and serologically for blood parasites monthly (calves) or quarterly between August 1988 and July 1989. At each sampling, the numbers of ticks (Boophilus microplus) present...

Author(s)
Zintz, R.
Publisher
Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Untersuchungen zur Epidemiologie der Hämoparasitosen in milchproduzierenden Betrieben in Valle und Quindio (Kolumbien)., 1990, pp 131 pp.
Abstract

The most important cattle tick in Uruguay is Boophilus microplus but many others are present. The control measures attempted, which depend mostly on dipping of cattle in pesticides, are described. Vaccination with live vaccines is also attempted against Babesia bigemina, B. argentina and Anaplasma...

Author(s)
Queirolo, L. E.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 85, 5/6, pp 695-702
Abstract

Trans-stadial and intrastadial transmission of Anaplasma marginale through Boophilus microplus have been successful but transovarian transmission has not. Anaplasmosis is more important in Colombia than babesiasis which is only very sporadic. Both occur in the Valley of the Cauca and in Llanos...

Author(s)
Lopez V., G.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 85, 5/6, pp 675-683
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
Abstract

The epidemiology, economic importance and control of bovine anaplasmosis (caused by Anaplasma marginale) and babesiosis (caused by Babesia bigemina, B. argentina and B. major) in Colombia are described, with special reference to a report in 1975 by D. Carrier in which 3 cattle-rearing areas (Cote...

Author(s)
Vizcaino Gerdts, O.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 85, pp 657-673

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