corridor disease

corridor disease

a disease of cattle caused by Theileria lawrenci; clinically resembles east coast fever.
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These tick-borne diseases include, but are not limited to, heartwater disease (Ehrlichia ruminantium) transmitted by Amblyomma hebraeum (bont tick); red water disease (Babesia bigemina) transmitted by Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) decoloratus (blue tick); and East coast fever (Theileria parva parva) and corridor disease (Theileria parva lawrencei) transmitted by Rhipicephalus appendiculatus (brown ear tick).
The main tick-related problems affecting this semi-intensive commercial game ranching operation are corridor disease (theileriosis) in the buffalo and acute theileriosis in juvenile roan antelope Hippotragus equinus (Desmarest, 1804) (Uys, pers.
Of their four cows, three died of tick-borne corridor disease, and the remaining cow was sold when the grazing finished.