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Helminths in dogs from a peri-urban resource-limited community in Free State Province, South Africa.
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Dipylidium caninum was the most common helminth, and was recovered from 44% of dogs, followed by Taenia spp. Expand
World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (W.A.A.V.P.) second edition: guidelines for evaluating the efficacy of parasiticides for the treatment, prevention and control of flea
These second edition guidelines, updated from the 2007 version (Marchiondo et al., 2007), are intended to assist the planning and conduct of laboratory and clinical studies to assess the efficacy ofExpand
The Relative host status of rock elephant shrews Elephantulus myurus and Namaqua rock mice Aethomys namaquensis for economically important ticks
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The purpose of the present study was to determine the host status of rock elephant shrews and Namaqua rock mice for these ticks and to investigate the seasonal abundances of the ticks and the effects of landscape topography and sex of the host on infestation levels. Expand
Epidemiology of tick-borne diseases of cattle in Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu in the Free State Province.
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The immune status of cattle in the Botshabelo-Thaba Nchu area is approaching a situation of endemic stability, and the occurrence of B. bovis antibodies in the cattle is difficult to explain as Boophilus microplus ticks do not occur in the area in which the study was conducted. Expand
Parasites of domestic and wild animals in South Africa. XXXI. Adult ixodid ticks on sheep in the Cape Province and in the Orange Free State.
  • I. Horak, L. Fourie
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research
  • 1 December 1992
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The animals in the Orange Free State were infested with 7 tick species and the seasonal abundances of I. rubicundus, R. evertsi and Hyalomma marginatum rufipes were determined. Expand
Parasites of domestic and wild animals in South Africa. XXXVIII. Ixodid ticks collected from 23 wild carnivore species.
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Ixodid ticks were collected from 104 wild carnivores belonging to 23 species in various nature reserves and on several farms in all nine provinces of South Africa and twenty-four tick species belonging to seven genera were recovered and identified. Expand
Ixodid Ticks Feeding on Humans in South Africa: with Notes on Preferred Hosts, Geographic Distribution, Seasonal Occurrence and Transmission of Pathogens
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This paper records the identities of 558 ixodid ticks feeding on 194 humans in South Africa, belonging to 20 species in six genera and those most frequently encountered were Amblyomma hebraeum and Boophilus decoloratus, which were the most numerous of the immature ticks. Expand
The efficacy of used engine oil against ticks on cattle.
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Although commercial acaricides can be more cost-effective, the application of used engine oil can be useful to reduce tick numbers on cattle during periods of peak abundance and will not influence existing endemic stability of Anaplasma marginale and Babesia bigemina infections. Expand
Evaluation of the efficacy of an imidacloprid 10% / moxidectin 1% spot-on against Otodectes cynotis in cats
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Two treatments with the Imidacloprid / Moxidectin solution, four weeks apart, cured all cats of O. cynotis infestation on assessment 22 days after the second treatment. Expand
Acaricide resistance profiles of single- and multi-host ticks from communal and commercial farming areas in the Eastern Cape and North-West Provinces of South Africa.
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It was concluded that the use of acaricides at high frequencies and high concentrations was one of the main causes of tick resistance in the study areas and acaricide management strategies recommended. Expand
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