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The aims of the study were to determine the seroprevalence of leishmaniasis and Chagas disease, and to determine the risk factors associated with seropositivity in dogs in the tourist city of Ibiúna, São Paulo, Brazil. A total of 570 blood samples of dogs were collected from four regions in the 48...

Author(s)
Mascolli, R.; Soto, F. R. M.; Pinheiro, S. R.; Ito, F. H.; Gil, A.; Azevedo, S. S. de; Lima, V. M. F. de; Langoni, H.; Fernandes, A. R. da F.; Vasconcellos, S. A.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2016, 37, 4, pp 1971-1980
Abstract

Tungiasis is a parasitic skin disease neglected by authorities, health professionals, and the general population. Its occurrence is significantly associated with poverty. A cross-sectional study was conducted to describe the prevalence of tungiasis, associated clinical signs and risk factors of the ...

Author(s)
Harvey, T. V.; Heukelbach, J.; Assunção, M. S.; Fernandes, T. M.; Rocha, C. M. B. M. da; Carlos, R. S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 139, Part A, pp 76-81
Abstract

Iguaçu National Park, which contains the largest remnant of Atlantic Forest in southern Brazil and Iguaçu Falls as one of its main visiting points, is a year-round attraction for thousands of domestic and international tourists. Ring-tailed coatis are generalist, opportunistic carnivores that...

Author(s)
Moraes, M. F. D.; Silva, M. X. da; Magalhães-Matos, P. C.; Albuquerque, A. C. A. de; Tebaldi, J. H.; Mathias, L. A.; Hoppe, E. G. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2017, 8, pp 1-9
Abstract

Every year about 3 million tourists from around the world visit Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay's triple border region where the Iguaçu Falls are located. Unfortunately, in recent years an increasing number of autochthonous canine and human visceral leishmaniasis (VL) cases have been reported. The...

Author(s)
Thomaz-Soccol, V.; Gonçalves, A. L.; Piechnik, C. A.; Baggio, R. A.; Boeger, W. A.; Buchman, T. L.; Michaliszyn, M. S.; Santos, D. R. dos; Celestino, A.; Aquino, J., Jr.; Leandro, A. de S.; Paz, O. L. de S. da; Limont, M.; Bisetto, A., Jr.; Shaw, J. J.; Yadon, Z. E.; Salomon, O. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018, 12, 4, pp e0006336
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

A seroepidemiologic survey was performed aiming to evaluate the zoonotic potential of the canine population of the tourist city of Ibiúna, São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil. The frequency of the occurrence, spatial distribution and associated risk factors of leishmaniasis, leptospirosis, brucellosis (...

Author(s)
Mascolli, R.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Leishmaniasis, leptospirosis, brucellosis, toxoplasmosis, neosporosis and Chaga's disease in the canine population of the tourist city of Ibiúna, São Paulo state. Investigation of their occurrence and risk factors, 2010, pp 218 pp.
Abstract

The aims of this study were to carry out a serological survey of canine leishmaniasis and identify the phlebotomine fauna in the urban area of Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul. The serological survey was conducted on a sample of 303 dogs, by means of the indirect immunofluorescence test. Phlebotomines...

Author(s)
Andrade, A. R. O. de; Nunes, V. L. B.; Galati, E. A. B.; Arruda, C. C. P. de; Santos, M. F. da C.; Rocca, M. E. G.; Aquino, R. B.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2009, 42, 5, pp 488-493

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