Ticks and Tick-borne diseases

Last update: 7 March 2017

Priority diseases of ruminants: - Heartwater - Anaplasmosis - Babesiosis Priority parasites and vectors - Amblyomma variegatum (Tropical Bont Tick, TBT) - Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Cattle tick)

General objectives

The main objective of the WG is to regularly assess health situation regarding TBT and tick-borne diseases and promote coordinated and multidisciplinary work to improve disease knowledge in the region and improve epidemiologic surveillance, control and prevention of ticks and tick-borne diseases.

Creation date: May 2007 (October 2009)

Last update: 7 March 2017

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