High infestation by Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in a mare: a rare case report


Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is a natural parasite of cattle, with rare reports of parasitism in horses. Therefore, the aim of this study is to report a rare case of high infestation by R. (B.) microplus in a mare in the town of Riqueza, state of Santa Catarina, Southern Brazil. In December 2012, in a farm with 12 horses in its herd, a single mare… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00580-013-1787-4

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