Hyalomma

Hyalomma

 [hi″ah-lom´ah]
a genus of ticks found on humans and other animals in Africa, Asia, and Europe; they may transmit disease and cause serious injury by their bite.

Hyalomma

(hī'ă-lom'ă),
An Old World genus (about 21 species) of large ixodid ticks with submarginal eyes, coalesced festoons, an ornate scutum, and a long rostrum. Adults parasitize all domestic animals and a wide variety of wild animals; larvae or nymphs may parasitize small mammals, birds, and reptiles. Species harbor a great variety of pathogens of humans and animals, and also cause considerable mechanical injury.
[hyalo- + G. omma, eye]

Hy·a·lom·ma

(hī'ă-lom'ă)
An Old World genus (about 21 species) of large ixodid ticks with submarginal eyes, coalesced festoons, an ornate scutum, and a long rostrum. Adults parasitize all domestic animals and a wide variety of wild animals. Species harbor a great variety of pathogens of humans and animals and also cause considerable mechanical injury.
[hyalo- + G. omma, eye]
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Table II.- Effect of five concentrations of Huwa-San TR50 on cattle tick, Hyalomma impeltatum Schulze and Schlottke, under laboratory conditions.
Only Hyalomma tick species was found on local and cross breed cattle in study area.
The main vectors involved in CCHFV transmission are ticks of the genus Hyalomma (11-14).
[1,2] Humans become infected either directly through the bite of an infected tick (mostly Hyalomma spp.
En otros trabajos se demostro que Btk produjo 100% de mortalidad sobre garrapatas de aves de corral (Argas persicus) despues de cinco dias, a una dosis de 1 mg/ml, como tambien accion sobe garrapatas de camellos (Hyalomma dromedarii), con una mortalidad 93,3% a dosis muy altas (10.000 [micron]g/ml) (13).
Virulence of Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae and Paecilomyces lilacinus to the engorged female Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum tick (Acari: Ixodidae).
The total number of larvae and nymphs were 92; 43 (47%) of them were Hyalomma spp., 38 (41%) were Ixodes spp., 10 (11%) were Rhipicephalus spp.
Director General has requested to citizens to properly check animals before buying, and ensure there would be no hyalomma on body of animals.
'The large-scale screening of the animals and their premises (sheds) should be done to check the livestock for ticks load, type of ticks and specifically the presence of Hyalomma in other areas of Punjab as well,' it recommends.
Bovine anaplasmosis is an economically important infectious but non-contagious vector-borne disease generally transmitted by ticks (Rhipicephalus spp., Boophilus spp., Hyalomma spp.) and mechanically by biting flies (Tabanus spp.) or blood contaminated fomites.