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Rhipicephalus microplus (redirected from Boophilus microplus)
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.
Cattle, buffalo, horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, deer, pigs, dogs and some wild animals.
Everyplace in the world, except the US.
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anisopliae was also considered as a potential acaricide as it showed high efficacy against organophosphate-resistant strains and susceptible strains of the Boophilus microplus
tick (Fernandez-Ruvalcaba et al., 2005).
Transmission of Anaplasma marginale with adult Boophilus microplus
ticks fed as nymphs on calves with different levels of rickettsemia.
Prueba de establo para evaluar la efectividad de la vacuna TickVac MK contra Boophilus microplus
Light microscopy diagnosis of Babesia and Theileria in haemolymph of artificially infected Boophilus microplus
engorged female ticks.
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In vitro efficacy of extracts of Melia azedarach against the tick Boophilus microplus
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(2005) who reported higher prevalence of Boophilus microplus
(54%) in cattle during a study conducted in Guatemala.