Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Anaplasmosis: People, Ticks, and Certain Flies

Justin Talley, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Entomologist — Anaplasmosis is a common disease in cattle and Oklahoma is considered an endemic state. This means that anaplasmosis will occur every year within Oklahoma with some variation on the intensity of this disease usually based on the strain of Anaplasma marginale. A. marginale is a bacteria that infects red blood cells and once an animal becomes infected they are infected for life. This bacteria does not harm the red blood cells directly but the cow’s immune response recognizes it when it reaches certain levels which then causes anemia due to the…

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