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Equine piroplasmosis is a tick-borne disease caused by the intraerythrocytic protozoans Babesia caballi and Theileria equi. It has been reported as a main equine parasitic disease. In addition, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the causative agent of granulocytic ehrlichiosis, causes a seasonal disease in ...

Nogueira, R. de M. S.; Silva, A. B.; Sato, T. P.; Sá, J. C. de; Santos, A. C. G. dos; Amorim Filho, E. F.; Vale, T. L. do; Gazêta, G. S.
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2017, 37, 12, pp 1416-1422

This study was performed in Maranhão state, a transition area two Brazilian biomes, Amazon and Cerrado. During 2011-2013, 1,560 domestic dogs were sampled for collection of serum blood samples and ticks in eight counties (3 within the Amazon and 5 within the Cerrado). A total of 959 ticks were...

Costa, F. B.; Costa, A. P. da; Moraes Filho, J.; Martins, T. F.; Soares, H. S.; Ramirez, D. G.; Dias, R. A.; Labruna, M. B.
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 6, pp e0179163

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