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Leishmaniases are a set of parasitic diseases of zoonotic origin that are transmitted by sandfly vectors in wild, rural and urban environments. Their distribution is dependent not only the distribution of vectors, but also on the distribution of mammalian reservoirs. Only by understanding the...

Author(s)
Tonelli, G. B.; Tanure, A.; Rêgo, F. D.; Carvalho, G. M. de L.; Simões, T. C.; Andrade Filho, J. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 6, pp e0178628
Abstract

Background: The south coast of Rio de Janeiro State, in Brazil, is endemic for cutaneous and visceral leishmaniases and is frequently visited by tourists from different parts of the world. Since the complex epidemiology of leishmaniases demands local studies, the goal of this study was to...

Author(s)
Carvalho, B. M.; Maximo, M.; Costa, W. A.; Santana, A. L. F. de; Costa, S. M. da; Rego, T. A. N. da C.; Pereira, D. de P.; Rangel, E. F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2013, 6, 325, pp (13 November 2013)
Abstract

Leishmaniasis is a complex of zoonotic diseases that are endemic to many Brazilian states. They are transmitted to the vertebrates by the bite of the hematophagous female sand fly (Diptera: Psychodidae) vectors. Despite the increasing occurrence of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis cases in...

Author(s)
Carvalho, G. M. de L.; Vasconcelos, F. B. de; Silva, D. G. da; Botelho, H. A.; Andrade Filho, J. D.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2011, 48, 4, pp 764-769
Abstract

Background: Bonito municipality, known as an area of ecotourism, in Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil, is also a focus of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniases, with cases registered in both human and canine populations. This study sought to investigate natural infection by flagellate forms of ...

Author(s)
Brilhante, A. F.; Nunes, V. L. B.; Kohatsu, K. A.; Galati, E. A. B.; Rocca, M. E. G.; Ishikawa, E. A. Y.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases, 2015, 21, 39, pp (1 October 2015)
Abstract

Background: The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, located in Maranhão, Brazil, is a region of exceptional beauty and a popular tourist destination. The adjoining area has suffered from the impact of human activity and, consequently, has experienced outbreaks of leishmaniasis. This study aimed to...

Author(s)
Pereira Filho, A. A.; Bandeira, M. da C. A.; Fonteles, R. S.; Moraes, J. L. P.; Lopes, C. R. G.; Melo, M. N.; Rebêlo, J. M. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2015, 8, 442, pp (28 August 2015)

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