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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...

Author(s)
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.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 6, pp e0179163
Abstract

The emergence and reemergence of diseases transmitted by arthropods are challenges for the Veterinary and Human medicine. Domestic dogs are often exposed to different tick species, what makes these animals good sentinels for rickettsial diseases that affect humans. The state of Maranhão is located...

Author(s)
Costa, F. B.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Soroepidemiologia e epidemiologia molecular das infecções por Rickettsia spp. em cae˜s e carrapatos de ambientes urbano e rural do Estado do Maranhão, 2014, pp 115 pp.
Abstract

The presence of ticks was examined in domestic animals (cattle, goats, pigs, sheep, horses, donkeys and dogs) reared in São Luis Island, Maranahão, Brazil. Four tick species were identified: Boophilus microplus in cattle, goats and horses; Anocentor nitens in horses and donkeys; Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Guerra, R. de M. S. N. de C.; Brito, D. R. B.
Publisher
Editora Gama Filho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Entomología y Vectores, 2004, 11, 3, pp 435-444
Abstract

Of the 349 specimens of T. rubrofasciata captured during March-December 1997 in São Luis Island, Maranhão, Brazil, in domiciliary and peridomiciliary environments, 16.9% were infected by Trypanosoma sp. and 283 had a single food source, with 128 (36.7%) corresponding to rodent, 61 (17.5%) to dog,...

Author(s)
Lorosa, E. S.; Andrade, R. E.; Serra, M. da G. A.; Rebelo, J. M. M.; Vinhaes, M. C.
Citation
Entomología y Vectores, 1998, 5, 6, pp 241-250

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