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Induction of infective stages of Theileria parva by exposure of host ticks to high temperature
  1. AS Young,
  2. BL Leitch and
  3. PL Omwoyo


It was demonstrated that Theileria parva parasites infective to cattle could be induced by exposure of infected adult Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks to 37 degrees C. The production of the sporozoites of T parva was not as efficient as by feeding ticks on rabbits.

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