Bovine tropical theileriosis in a neonate calf

  title={Bovine tropical theileriosis in a neonate calf},
  author={Rajesh Godara and Rajeev Sharma and Chandra Shekhar Sharma},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
In the Indian subcontinent, bovine tropical theileriosis (BTT) has been a persistently recognised major constraint to livestock improvement programmes. In enzootic areas, the disease accounts for high mortality up to 70% in dairy cattle, especially calves, and over 200 million animals are at risk (Radostits et al. 1994; Aiello and Mays 1998). The BTT is a tick-borne, transtadially transmitted disease caused by Theileria annulata, involving Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum as vector in the… CONTINUE READING

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