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Rabies is an acute, progressive and fatal disease responsible for the death of thousands of humans and animals. The disease is caused by a neurotropic RNA virus which belongs to the family Rhabdoviridae, genus Lyssavirus and it is transmitted by the biting of infected animals. In Latin America, it...

Author(s)
Fortes, T. P.; Moura, S. V.; Machado, G. B.; Marmitt, I. V. P.; Lansini, V.; Silva, É. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Capão do Leão, Brazil
Citation
Science and Animal Health, 2015, 3, 2, pp 221-228
Abstract

Background: Vampire bats are important rabies virus vectors, causing critical problems in both the livestock industry and public health sector in Latin America. In order to assess the epidemiological characteristics of vampire bat-transmitted rabies, the authors conducted phylogenetic and...

Author(s)
Kobayashi, Y.; Sato, G.; Mochizuki, N.; Hirano, S.; Itou, T.; Carvalho, A. A. B.; Albas, A.; Santos, H. P.; Ito, F. H.; Sakai, T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2008, 4, 44, pp (05 November 2008)
Abstract

A compilation of the known distribution of Boophilus ticks in Africa and Latin America is presented, together with details on climate preferences. B. annulatus is recorded mainly in the western part of a strip from the equator to parallel 20°N. It associates with woodlands and forests (lowland rain ...

Author(s)
Estrada-Peña, A.; Bouattour, A.; Camicas, J. L.; Guglielmone, A.; Horak, I.; Jongejan, F.; Latif, A.; Pegram, R.; Walker, A. R.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2006, 38, 2/3, pp 219-235

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