The lone star tick does have a history of carrying Rocky Mountain spotted fever, but the primary carrier of this disease is the American dog tick
Whether the concern is the deer tick or the brown dog tick
, vigilance is absolutely critical," said Cindy Mannes, vice president of public affairs for NPMA.
where infestations of the brown dog tick
are also more commonly seen, although in the absence of effective control programs, the brown dog tick
can survive indoors in kennels and homes - virtually anywhere there are dogs.
In the early 1930s, Durand and Conseil (6) proposed that the brown dog tick
, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, was the vector in Europe after they inoculated humans with crushed ticks.
It also repels and kills four species of ticks (Black- legged Deer tick, Brown Dog tick
, American Dog tick
and Gulf Coast tick) and three species of mosquitoes (Culex spp.
The brown dog tick
, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, is the main tick that infests dogs in Chile (1).
The American dog tick
is also the primary carrier of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, a potentially fatal disease for humans.
Ecological studies on the brown dog tick
Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) in southern Israel and its relationship to spotted fever group Rickettsiae.
ProMeris for dogs also provides broad-spectrum control of ticks including the Blacklegged Tick (Ixodes scapularis), Brown Dog Tick
(Rhipicephalus sanguineus), American Dog Tick
(Dermacentor variabilis) and Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum), which can transmit serious diseases including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Ehrlichiosis.
Although Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, the tropical/southern cattle tick, and Rhipicephalus sanguineus, the brown dog tick
, are widespread in the Caribbean (24), they have not been implicated as vectors of R.
Three ixodid tick species are important vectors in the United States: the American dog tick
(Dermacentor variabilis), the Rocky Mountain wood tick (D.
such as the Lone star tick and the dog tick
also transmit diseases.
sanguineus, the brown dog tick
, most often feeds selectively on dogs and is the vector for E.
Revolution also treats and controls sarcoptic mange and American dog tick
infestations in dogs, and treats hookworms (Ancylostoma tubaeforme) and roundworms (Toxocara cati) in cats.
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