Efficacy of imidocarb diproprionate and primaquine phosphate in the prevention of tick-borne disease in imported hereford heifers in South Korea

@article{Purnell1981EfficacyOI,
  title={Efficacy of imidocarb diproprionate and primaquine phosphate in the prevention of tick-borne disease in imported hereford heifers in South Korea},
  author={Ramsey Purnell and Moon Chang Rae and Suh Myung Deuk},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={1981},
  volume={13},
  pages={123-127}
}
This paper describes the build-up of tick-borne blood parasites in a group of Hereford heifers imported from New Zealand to the island of Jeju Do, South Korea. All became infected withTheileria sergenti and half withBabesia bigemina. An attempt was made to contain the 2 parasites by treatment with either primaquine phosphate or imidocarb diproprionate. Both drugs had some prophylactic activity againstT. sergenti for at least 26 days and imidocarb diproprionate eliminatedB. bigemina. SinceT… CONTINUE READING

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