A ten-year review of commercial vaccine performance for control of tick infestations on cattle.

@article{Fuente2007ATR,
  title={A ten-year review of commercial vaccine performance for control of tick infestations on cattle.},
  author={Jos{\'e} de la Fuente and Consuelo Almaz{\'a}n and Mario Canales and Jos{\'e} Manuel P{\'e}rez de la Lastra and Katherine M. Kocan and Peter Willadsen},
  journal={Animal health research reviews},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={23-8}
}
Ticks are important ectoparasites of domestic and wild animals, and tick infestations economically impact cattle production worldwide. Control of cattle tick infestations has been primarily by application of acaricides which has resulted in selection of resistant ticks and environmental pollution. Herein we discuss data from tick vaccine application in Australia, Cuba, Mexico and other Latin American countries. Commercial tick vaccines for cattle based on the Boophilus microplus Bm86 gut… CONTINUE READING

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