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During the 1990s, the incidence of major animal diseases declined due to effective prevention and control measures. However in recent years, animal health has returned to the spotlight with a massive increase in cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in Europe, as well as episodes of foot...

Author(s)
Boireau, P.; Moutou, F.
Publisher
Éditions du Point Vétérinaire, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2010, 41, 304, pp 18-19
Abstract

Hard ticks are haematophagous arthropods belonging to the family Ixodidae, and parasitize all classes of vertebrates in virtually all regions of the world. They do not have a significant direct pathogenic role in temperate regions, but in tropical zones they have an intensity of infestation that...

Author(s)
Halos, L.; Chauvin, A.
Publisher
Société Vétérinaire Pratique de France, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de la Société Vétérinaire Pratique de France, 2009, 93, 2, pp 23-24
Abstract

Boophilus microplus, originating from Asia and Amblyomma variegatum originating from Africa, parasitize the ruminants of the West Indies and in particular the French Antilles (Guadeloupe and Martinique). They are the vectors of various diseases including babesiosis and anaplasmosis for B. microplus ...

Author(s)
Barré, N.
Citation
Productions Animales, 1997, 10, 1, pp 111-119
Abstract

A "presumptive" epidemiological map for bovine piroplasmosis (Babesia divergens), vector Ixodes ricinus, canine (B. canis) and equine (B. caballi) piroplasmosis (both transmitted by Dermacentor reticulatus) was made for the southern Jura, France. It is based on a study of vegetation preferred by...

Author(s)
Martinod, S.; Joubert, L.
Citation
Bulletin de la Societe des Sciences Veterinaires et de Medecine Comparee de Lyon, 1981, 83, 6, pp 291-297
Abstract

The transmission of B. bigemina and B. argentina was studied; it was confirmed that the tick Boophilus microplus is the natural vector in Madagascar. Experiments on transmission of Anaplasma margínale by B. microplus larvae gave only negative results, although epidemiological data indicated this...

Author(s)
Uilenberg, G.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1968, 21, pp 467-474
Abstract

This disease of cattle is caused by Babesia bigemina, B. argentina and Anaplasma marginale. Control is by premunition. A benign form of the disease is induced by the injection of infected blood. Drugs are then given to reduce the parasitaernia. Larvae of the vector tick axe placed on premunized ...

Author(s)
Ranali, E.; Antunes, N.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1962, 15, pp 161-166
Abstract

There are two babesia of cattle: B. bigemina, and B. argentina (previously called B. bovis or Babesiella berbera). They are pathogenic, but clinical cases are rare in zebu cattle provided that their ticks are not removed. Young calves, even those of imported breeds, are also resistant. Most adult ...

Author(s)
Uilenberg, G.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1964, 17, pp 337-359
Abstract

This interesting book is not a general review of the subject of bovine piroplasmosis, but records the results of the study of tick-borne diseases of cattle (piroplasmosis, theileriasis and anaplas-mosis) in North Africa over a period of 80 years. During this time five bovine infections due to these ...

Author(s)
Sergent, Ed.; Donatien, A.; Parrot, L.; Lestoquard, F.
Publisher
Algiers: Institut Pasteur d'Algérie,
Citation
Etudes sur les piro-plasmoses bovines., 1945, pp 816 pp.
Abstract

The author has had the opportunity of examining blood smears from an ox and a heifer affected with haemoglobinuria near Collombey, on the left bank of the Rhone. Parasites were present in considerable numbers. They occurred singly and in pairs in the corpuscles. Single parasites "were generally...

Author(s)
Gall-valeria, B.
Citation
Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde, 1925, 67, 16, pp 397-398 pp.
Abstract

An account of animal piroplasms observed up to the present time in the Levant. P. believes that indigenous animals acquire natural infection and immunity early in life: therefore the appearance of acute piroplasmosis is not common.
He has only found Babesia caballi in horses (and once in an ass),...

Author(s)
Pigoury, L.
Publisher
Societe de Pathologie Exotique, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique, 1937, 30, pp 767-772

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