Epidemiology of Mediterranean theileriosis in Extremadura region, Spain.

@article{Habela1999EpidemiologyOM,
  title={Epidemiology of Mediterranean theileriosis in Extremadura region, Spain.},
  author={Miguel {\'A}ngel Habela and J A Rol and J. Mart{\'i}nez Ant{\'o}n and Jos{\'e} Salvador C{\'a}novas Pe{\~n}a and Eduardo Corchero and I van Ham and E Jongejan},
  journal={Parassitologia},
  year={1999},
  volume={41 Suppl 1},
  pages={47-51}
}
Extremadura is an extensive region (41,000 km2) located in the Southwest of Spain, where animal husbandry is a very important economical resource. Livestock parasitism of ticks is common in the region and it is favoured by the environmental conditions and management systems. Mediterranean theileriosis (MT) is perhaps the most important tick-borne disease of cattle. Although Theileria annulata has been identified in Extremadura since 1933, little epidemiological information is available. During… CONTINUE READING

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