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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

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