Rhipicephalus microplus


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Rhipicephalus microplus

A haematophagous hard tick that is the most important tick parasite of livestock in the world—it may decrease production, damage hides and serve as a vector for arboviral and bacterial (babesiosis due to Babesia bigemina, and B bovis and anaplasmosis due to Anaplasma marginale) infections.

Hosts
Cattle, buffalo, horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, deer, pigs, dogs and some wild animals.

Range
Everyplace in the world, except the US.
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Cattle breeds and their level of resistance to specific tick species Cattle breeds Level of Tick species References resistance Nguni compared to High Rhipicephalus decoloratus [164] Hereford & Brahman Zimbabiansanga High Amblyomma variegatum, [165] compared Rhipicephalus decoloratus to Nguni and Brahman Boran compared High Rhipicephalus microplus [166] to Tulis Nguni compared to High Rhipicephalus [47] Bonsmara and appendiculatus Angus steers Nguni breed High Rhipicephalus [60] compared to appendiculatus, indigenous- Hyalomma species exotic crosses (non-descript cattle) Nguni cattle High Rhipicephalus microplus [76] compared to Bonsmara Table 4.
In vitro acaricidal activity of neem (Azadirachta indica) seed extracts with know azadirachtin concentrations against Rhipicephalus microplus.
This infection is asymptomatic in older animals since reinfections occur due to the maintenance of the tick Rhipicephalus microplus, responsible for transmission of tick fever agents (4), which causes infestations in cattle all old.
Protective immunity against tick infestation in cattle vaccinated with recombinant trypsin inhibitor of Rhipicephalus microplus.
Effects of passages through a suitable host of the fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae, on the virulence of acaricide-susceptible and resistant strains of the tick, Rhipicephalus microplus.
Understanding the genetic, demographical and/or ecological processes at play in invasions: lessons from the southern cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae).
Los hemoparasitos son organismos que pueden ser transmitidos a los animales domesticos por vectores mecanicos como insectos hematofagos, de forma iatrogenica por agujas contaminadas y vectores biologicos como la garrapata Rhipicephalus microplus, ocasionando un efecto negativo en la salud animal por las alteraciones hematologicas que causan, lo cual conduce a grandes perdidas en las explotaciones bovinas (Bos taurus).
The virus has also been detected in Rhipicephalus microplus (formerly Boophilus microplus), Amblyomma testudinarium, and Ixodes nipponensis ticks in China and South Korea (19,20).
Resistance of cattle of various genetic groups to the tick Rhipicephalus microplus and the relationship with coat traits.
Taxonomic studies revealed following species: Hyalomma anatolicum and Rhipicephalus microplus of ticks; Ctenocepahlides (Ct).
Partial selective treatment of Rhipicephalus microplus and breed resistance variation in beef cows in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.