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Morphological and molecular techniques were used to investigate the presence of hemogregarines and haemosporidians in biological samples of free-living Geoffroy's side-necked turtles (Phrynops geoffroanus) and Giant Amazon turtles (Podocnemis expansa) from Brazil. No evolutionary form of...

Author(s)
Oliveira, J. P. de; André, M. R.; Alves Júnior, J. R. F.; Lustosa, A. P. G.; Werther, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2018, 7, 1, pp 75-84
Abstract

Surra disease is a zoonosis caused by Trypanosoma (Trypanozoon) evansi, a salivary trypanosome, originally from Africa, which affects a wide range of mammalian worldwide. Dogs are highly susceptible to T. evansi infection and they often exhibit strong clinical signs than can lead to death, even...

Author(s)
Jaimes-Dueñez, J.; Triana-Chávez, O.; Valencia-Hernández, A.; Sánchez-Arévalo, D.; Poche-Ceballos, A.; Ortíz-Álvarez, J.; Mejía-Jaramillo, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 139, Part A, pp 82-89
Abstract

The phylogenetic relationships among tick species (Acari: Ixodida) have been revisited by several researchers over the last decades. Two subfamilies, Rhipicephalinae (Ixodidae) and Ornithodorinae (Argasidae), deserve special attention. The male reproductive system morphology, as well as the...

Author(s)
Sampieri, B. R.; Calligaris, I. B.; Matos, R. da S.; Páez, F. A. R.; Bueno, O. C.; Camargo-Mathias, M. I.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2016, 115, 2, pp 735-743
Abstract

The protein encoding zone of Mitochondrial DNA region (inherited from single lineage) seems most suitable and effective for taxonomic, systematic, ecological, evolutionary, DNA barcoding, cryptic species and population studies, exploiting nucleotide/amino acid datasets (1D/2D/3D conformational...

Author(s)
Saroj Rajvanshi; Kirti Choudhary; Nirupama Agrawal
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2016, 171, pp 71-76
Abstract

Plasmodium (Novyella) homopolare, a newly described Plasmodium species, was found in a wide range of Passeriformes species in California, USA, and Colombia. This parasite infected more than 20% of the sampled bird community (N=399) in California and was found in 3.6% of birds sampled (N=493) in...

Author(s)
Walther, E. L.; Valkiu¯nas, G.; González, A. D.; Matta, N. E.; Ricklefs, R. E.; Cornel, A.; Sehgal, R. N. M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2014, 113, 9, pp 3319-3332
Abstract

The genus Mikrocytos is traditionally known for Mikrocytos mackini, the microcell parasite that typically infects Pacific oysters along the west coast of North America. Multiple factors have conspired to create difficulty for scientific research on Mikrocytos parasites. These include their tiny...

Author(s)
Abbott, C. L.; Meyer, G. R.
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 2014, 110, 1/2, pp 25-32
Abstract

Libyostrongylus sp. are nematodes that infect ostriches. Libyostrongylus douglassii was first described in ostriches from several countries in the world. Later Libyostrongylus dentatus was morphologically identified in ostriches in the USA and Brazil, and mixed infection is common in the latter...

Author(s)
Andrade, J. G.; Iñiguez, A. M.; Souza, A. N.; Marques, V. C. L.; Souza Filho, G. A. de; Santos, C. P.; DaMatta, R. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 193, 1/3, pp 193-199
Abstract

Infectious pathogens from wild animals have become increasingly important throughout the world in recent years, as they have had a substantial impact in livestock and human health. A large number of pathogens (61% of the 1415 currently identified human pathogens within 313 different genera) are...

Author(s)
Billinis, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 2013, 110, 2/3, pp 67-70
Abstract

The taxonomic richness of lice (Phthiraptera) varies considerably among their avian and mammalian hosts. Previous studies explored some factors shaping louse diversity; however, the so-called Eichler's rule-according to which taxonomic richness of parasites co-varies with that of their hosts - has...

Author(s)
Vas, Z.; Csorba, G.; Rózsa, L.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2012, 111, 1, pp 393-401
Abstract

Tapeworms (Cestoda, Platyhelminthes) are a highly diversified group of parasites that can have significant veterinary importance as well as medical impact as disease agents of human alveococcosis, hydatidosis, taeniosis/cysticercosis/neurocysticercosis, hymenolepidosis or diphyllobothriasis....

Author(s)
Špakulová, M.; Orosová, M.; Mackiewicz, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Advances in Parasitology, 2011, 74, pp 177-230

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