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Abstract

Six cattle herds in the lowland tropics of Colombia were monitored for tick infestation during one year (one wet and one dry season); 66% of the examined cattle were infested with ticks; 11 899 ticks were collected and classified; 89.4% were identified as Boophilus microplus, 5.1% as Dermacentor...

Author(s)
Dühnen, W.
Publisher
Tierärztliche Hochschule, Hannover, German Federal Republic
Citation
Untersuchungen zum Befall landwirtschaftlicher Nutztiere mit Zecken (Ixodoidea:Ixodidae) und zur Zeckenbekämpfung im Departamento Cordoba, Kolumbien., 1987, pp 105pp.
Abstract

As part of an epidemiological study of anaplasmosis and babesiosis in Colombia, at least 10% of all the cattle at each of 37 ranches visited in the eastern plains, the north coast region and the Cauca Valley were examined and the level of tick infestation recorded by procedures that are described....

Author(s)
Corrier, D. E.
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 23-48
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
Abstract

In Bolivia during 1970 to 1971, it was decided to prepare a vaccine to protect cattle from infection by Babesia argentina transmitted from cattle imported from USA and Argentina. Later it was found that 60% of cattle losses were due to Anaplasma marginale, 35% to B. argentina, and 5% to B....

Publisher
Office International des Epizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Office International des Epizooties, 1976, 85, 5/6, pp 629-636
Abstract

Knowledge on the ticks of economic importance in Latin America is briefly reviewed, notes being given on the external morphology and world distribution of each. The species listed are Boophilus microplus (Can.), which is the species of greatest economic importance in Latin America where it is...

Author(s)
Luque, G.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
Citation
Workshop on the Ecology and Control of external parasites of economic importance on bovines in Latin America. August 25-30, 1975., 1978, pp 23-27
Abstract

Knowledge on bovine babesiosis, caused by Babesia bigemina and B. argentina, in Colombia is reviewed from the literature, and recent advances in research on the disease in that country are summarised. Studies of possible tick vectors showed that Boophilus microplus (Can.) is predominant in...

Author(s)
Todorovic, R.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1976, 2, 1, pp 97-109
Abstract

Upper Apure, with a tropical climate, lies between the Apure and Méta tributaries of the Orinoco River. The temperature averages 28°-30°C. and in warm seasons attains a maximum of 40°C. The rainy season starts in May or June and lasts six months. There are certain parasites which are of...

Author(s)
FIASSON, R.
Publisher
Brazzaville,
Citation
Rev. Sci. med. phiarm. vet., 1943, 2, pp 125-151
Abstract

The history of piroplasms is briefly discussed, and a classification is given agreeing with that proposed by MESNIL in which the babesia are divided into large forms, Piroplasma, and small forms, Babesiella. B. gibsoni is described as belonging to the genus Achromaticus, although that genus is...

Author(s)
VELÁSQUEZ, J. G.
Publisher
Universidad de La Salle, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria, 1938, 8, pp 67-108

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