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The most common species of tick in cattle in Brazil, Boophilus microplus [Rhipicephalus microplus], is known as "The tick of the ox". It is the most important species of ectoparasite on dairy and beef cattle in the country, causing a number of problems withconsequent economic losses. This review...

Author(s)
Godoi, C. R.; Silva, E. F. P.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2009, 3, 22, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Clinical cases and diagnostic specimens from ruminants received by the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Campina Grande in Patos, Paraíba, Brazil, from January 2000 to August 2007, were reviewed to evaluate some epidemiological aspects of parasitic diseases of ruminants in the semiarid...

Author(s)
Costa, V. M. de M.; Simões, S. V. D.; Riet-Correa, F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2009, 29, 7, pp 563-568
Abstract

The study aimed to establish the seasonal distribution of parasites of calves on Alegre, Espírito Santo State. From October 2005 to September 2007, five crossbred calves were evaluated every 14 days. The animals were evaluated clinically, Dermatobia hominis larvae and ticks were counted and feces...

Author(s)
Shalders, E.; Monteiro, L. N.; Margon, L. D.; Cola, R. C.; Girardeli, G. L.; Oliveira, I. S. de; Almeida, M. I. V. de; Martins, I. V. F.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2009, 16, 4, pp 629-633
Abstract

The most important aetiologic agents of tickborne disease (TBD) are Babesia bigemina, B. bovis and Anaplasma marginale, with the tick Boophilus microplus as the main vector. In this study, the occurrence of TBD in 36 calves with high tick infestation and subjected to chemoprophylaxis at 30 days...

Author(s)
Silva, R. A. da; Corrêa, F. do N.; Botteon, R. de C. C. M.; Botteon, P. de T. L.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2007, 16, 3, pp 163-165
Abstract

Antibodies against Babesia bovis were screened in 7 beef cattle herds in Umuarama, Paraná, Brazil between August and October 1999. 232 cow sera samples were analysed and 149 (64.2%) tested positive by ELISA. A herd with a high antibody incidence against Babesia bovis was selected for natural...

Author(s)
Osaki, S. C.; Vidotto, O.; Marana, E. R. M.; Vidotto, M. C.; Yoshihara, E.; Pacheco, R. C.; Igarashi, M.; Minho, A. P.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2002, 11, 2, pp 73-79
Abstract

Three groups of 8 Bos indicus × B. taurus calves of both sexes and about 9 months of age were kept in Boophilus microplus-infested pastures for 1 year. Groups I and S were treated with decamethrin [deltamethrin] pour-on at 28-day intervals for the first 6 months and for all 12 months, respectively, ...

Author(s)
Vianna, L. F. C. G.; Faccini, J. L. H.; Lopes, C. W. G.; Patarroyo Salcedo, J. H.
Citation
Arquivos da Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, 1992, 15, 2, pp 155-165
Abstract

A herd of 162 Jersey cattle from the Resende district, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, was examined monthly for ecto- and endoparasites between September 1990 and May 1991. The only tick found was Boophilus microplus, which showed a high prevalence of infestation on the udder, perineum and inner...

Author(s)
Serra-Freire, N. M.; Cavalcanti, P. L.; Gazeta, G. S.; Nogueira, E. de O.; Rocha, G. C. da; Maduro, C. H.
Citation
Revista Universidade Rural. Serie Ciencias da Vida, 1995, 17, 1, pp 75-81
Abstract

Data from 23 goat necropsies and 53 goat faecal samples from 10 rural properties in Porto Alegre, Brazil, were analysed. The most prevalent helminths in the necropsied animals were Haemonchus contortus (91.3%) and Trichostrongylus colubriformis (82.6%). 90.57% of faecal samples yielded 11 species...

Author(s)
Cardoso, J. L. S.; Oliveira, C. M. B. de
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 1993, 2, 1, pp 57-60
Abstract

The proceedings of this conference consist of several papers on helminth infections of domestic animals in Brazil, the results of anthelmintic trials, and general accounts of coccidiosis and toxoplasmosis in various groups of animals [all these papers are abstracted individually elsewhere in Hm/A...

Publisher
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria, ia, DF, Brasil
Citation
Anais do II Seminario Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinaria, Fortaleza, 20-25 Outubro de 1980., 1980, pp 347 pp.

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