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A polymerase chain reaction method was developed for the specific identification of 6 Theileria spp. (T. annulata, T. parva, T. mutans, T. velifera, T. taurotragi and T. orientalis/buffeli) and 3 Babesia spp. (B. bovis, B. bigemina and B. divergens). No cross-reactivity was observed between these...

Author(s)
Sparagano, O.; Gubbels, J. M.; Vos, A. de; Jongejan, F.
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 1999, No. 35, pp 81-85
Abstract

Babesiosis is widespread in France in dogs, horses and cattle. B. divergens, the disease agent of bovine babesiosis is widespread in France. 2 studies were carried out in Sarthe, France, which showed that ticks appear twice a year (spring and autumn). The percentage of positive animals is...

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L'Hostis, M.
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Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses, 1998, 28, 5, Special, pp 359-362
Abstract

Piroplasmosis or babesiosis in cattle in northern Europe is caused either by Babesia divergens, which is transmitted by the tick Ixodes ricinus, or B. major, which is transmitted by the tick Haemaphysalis punctata. B. divergens is responsible for clinical cases which are characterized by fever,...

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Baudet, M. H.
Citation
Production Laitière Moderne, 1995, No. 247, pp 42
Abstract

This review covers aetiology, epidemiology, clinical signs, pathogenesis, diagnosis, therapy and prevention of bovine babesiosis in temperate regions. The two species covered are Babesia divergens and B. major, transmitted by Ixodes ricinus and Haemaphysalis punctata.

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Bourdoiseau, G.; L'Hostis, M.
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Point Vétérinaire, 1995, 27, 168, pp 125-131
Abstract

An account of present knowledge of Babesia divergens infection of cattle in France, including the epidemiology, biology and infection of the vector (Ixodes ricinus), pathogenesis, clinical signs and immunity. Anaplasmosis also occurs in certain parts of France, and may be difficult to distinguish...

Author(s)
Levasseur, G.
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Bulletin des G.T.V., 1991, No. 6, pp 163-169
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.
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Productions Animales, 1997, 10, 1, pp 111-119
Abstract

Protozoology, epidemiology, chemoprophylaxis, vaccination, control of Ixodes ricinus, and infection in man are reviewed.

Author(s)
Bussiéras, J.
Citation
Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Vétérinaire Pratique de France, 1990, 74, 5, pp 297...311
Abstract

The authors report that the regular outbreaks of Babesia bovis infection in cattle in their practice have been prevented by giving a subcutaneous dose of 200 µg/kg ivermectin soon after turn-out in spring, to control the vector tick, Ixodes ricinus. This technique has the advantage of controlling...

Author(s)
Jacob, B.; Descamps, B.
Citation
Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Vétérinaire Pratique de France, 1989, 73, 3, pp 171-174
Abstract

About 100 cases (invariably in immunodepressed individuals) of human babesiosis have been recorded in Europe, since the first report of this disease in man in 1957. The territorial range coincides with that of bovine babesiosis caused by Babesia divergens, for which cattle are the reservoir hosts...

Author(s)
Euzéby, J.
Publisher
Masson, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de l'Académie Nationale de Médecine, 1989, 173, 1, pp 31-37
Abstract

Babesiosis, caused by Babesia divergens, is common in cattle in the Clos-du-Doubs area of the Jura, Switzerland. Tick infestation of 3 heifers and tick infection with Babesia were observed throughout the grazing season (25 weeks) on a farm there in 1982. Less than 100 examples of Ixodes ricinus and ...

Author(s)
Gern, L.; Brossard, M.
Citation
Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 1986, 128, 7, pp 361-364

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