- Autores: Antunes S, Borges L, Do Rosário VE, Domingos A
- Ano de Publicação: 2013
- Journal: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
- Link: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S0037-86822013000300265&script=sci_arttext
Ticks are obligate haematophagous ectoparasites of wild and domestic animals as well as humans, considered to be second worldwide to mosquitoes as vectors of human diseases. Tick-borne diseases are responsible worldwide for great economic losses in terms of mortality and morbidity of livestock animals. This review concerns to the different tick and tick-parasites control methods having a major focus on vaccines.