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This paper, which is concerned primarily with the diagnosis in Australia of clinical babesiosis in cattle (caused by Babesia bovis (argentina) and B. bigemina), includes a discussion of the distribution in the continent of the only vector, Boophilus microplus (Can.), which determines occurrence of...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.
Publisher
Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud., Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Workshop on hemoparasites (anaplasmosis and babesiosis) 17-22 March, 1975, Cali, Colombia, 1977, pp 49-62
Abstract

Studies undertaken to determine the underlying epidemiological mechanisms that caused endemic babesiosis in areas of Australia infested with Boophilus microplus and to find methods for prediction that would assist babesiosis control are described. It was concluded that the failure of individual...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.
Publisher
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar 125004, Haryana, India
Citation
Haemoprotozoan diseases of domestic animals. (Proc. seminar (CwVA Asian/Australian regions), Haryana Agric. Univ., Hissar, India, 27 Oct. to 1 Nov. 1980.), 1983, pp 103-106
Abstract

In studies in Australia, Babesia bovis that had recently been exposed to gamma -radiation or had been re-isolated from cattle infected 12 months previously with irradiated parasites were not transmitted transovarially by Boophilus microplus (Can.), though the parent strain of the pathogen that had...

Author(s)
Wright, I. G.; Mirre, G. B.; Mahoney, D. F.; Goodger, B. V.
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 1983, 34, 1, pp 124-125
Abstract

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,...

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

Boophilus microplus infected with Babesia bovis were transferred artificially from one splenectomised calf to another during each moult in the parasitic life-cycle of the tick. Eggs from the engorged female ticks recovered at the end of the cycle were incubated and the resulting larvae used to...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.; Mirre, G. B.
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 1979, 26, 2, pp 253-254
Abstract

Sixty calves, 3 to 6 months old, were vaccinated once against Babesia bovis in groups of 10, by the following methods: (a) tick infestation; (b) inoculation of virulent parasites obtained from the tick-infested animals immediately after infection; (c) inoculation of the parasites used in (b)...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.; Wright, I. G.; Goodger, B. V.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1979, 55, 1, pp 10-12
Abstract

Models of the epidemiology of babesiasis were tested over a 5-year period in 4 breeding cattle herds under different regimes of tick control. It was concluded that in south-eastern Queensland, any form of tick control would exacerbate the situation, and that herds under conditions of reduced tick...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.
Publisher
Australian Veterinary Association., Artarmon, NSW, Australia
Citation
Australian Advances in Veterinary Science, 1979., 1979, pp 65-66
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Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.
Publisher
Publications Unit, Ministry of Agriculture., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the First Joint Conference of the Association of Veterinary Surgeons Malaysia and the Australian Association of Cattle Veterinarians., 1977, pp 20-31
Abstract

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.; Goodger, B. V.; Johnston, L. A. Y.; Leatch, G.; Wright, I. G.
Publisher
Parkville, 3052 Victoria., Australia
Citation
Division of Animal Health annual report 1973., 1974, pp 34-39
Abstract

Observations on the dynamics of the transovarial transmission of Babesia bovis by Boophilus microplus showed that, at 28 deg C and 90 to 95% relative humidity, a low proportion of the eggs laid during the first 5 days' incubation of the engorged female ticks was infected with the Babesia. However,...

Author(s)
Mahoney, D. F.; Mirre, G. B.
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 1977, 23, 1, pp 126-127

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