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Ticks of Australia. The species that infest domestic animals and humans.
The present book has identification guides and accounts of the biology and diseases associated with the 16 species of ticks that may feed on domestic animals and humans in Australia. Expand
Structural and histochemical changes in the salivary glands of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus during feeding.
Abstract The salivary glands of the brown ear tick of cattle, R. appendiculatus , from both sexes and at all stages of feeding, were examined as whole glands and as sections for ultrastructural andExpand
Field evidence that roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) are a natural host for Ehrlichia phagocytophila
Results confirm that roe deer are commonly parasitized by both E.phagocytophila and its vector tick in such a way that it is likely to be an important natural mammalian reservoir of E. phagocyTophila. Expand
Genome of the Host-Cell Transforming Parasite Theileria annulata Compared with T. parva
The genome of T. annulata is sequenced and the analysis reveals unequally expanded gene families and species-specific genes, and divergent families of putative secreted polypeptides that may reduce immune recognition. Expand
The Known Distribution and Ecological Preferences of the Tick Subgenus Boophilus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Africa and Latin America
A compilation of the known distribution of Boophilus ticks in Africa and Latin America is presented, together with details on climate preferences. B. annulatus is recorded mainly in the western partExpand
Seasonal fluctuations of Culicoides species (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Kenya
Light-traps were used to collect adult Culicoides from 61 sites throughout Kenya and to sample long-term population fluctuations at six sites. Activity patterns were recorded with a suction trap andExpand
Risk factors in habitats of the tick Ixodes ricinus influencing human exposure to Ehrlichia phagocytophila bacteria
Ticks and deer were examined for infection with Ehrlichia phagocytophila bacteria (Rickettsiales) using microscopy and polymerase chain reaction and this pathogen causes tick‐borne fever of sheep in Europe and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in North America. Expand
Incidence and prevalence of tick-borne haemoparasites in domestic ruminants in Ghana.
In animals sampled on a single occasion, mean PCV was significantly higher in cattle and sheep without detectable haemoparasite infection, and in cattle was lowest in animals positive for both Babesia and Anaplasma, while there was no difference in meanPCV levels between parasitised and non-parasitised goats. Expand