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Amblyomma parvum is a widespread Neotropical tick found on several domestic animals and is known to harbor a Rickettsia species of yet unknown pathogenicity. However its life cycle on, and suitability of, several of these hosts has not been described. In this work the biology of A. parvum is...

Author(s)
Olegário, M. M. M.; Gerardi, M.; Tsuruta, S. A.; Szabó, M. P. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 179, 1/3, pp 203-208
Abstract

In the municipality of Barra do Piraí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the period November 1998 to January 1999, 127 domestic animals were examined for ixodid ticks: 55 cattle (Bos taurus and B. indicus), 25 fowls, 15 horses, 10 dogs, 8 goats, 5 cats, 3 pigs and 6 Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata). The...

Author(s)
Silva, L. H. M. da; Serra-Freire, N. M.
Citation
Entomología y Vectores, 1999, 6, 4, pp 441-454
Abstract

Ticks considered to be potential vectors of human disease were collected in District Federal, Mamabai (Goiás) and Uberaba (Minas Gerais), Brazil, during March-May 1991. 4 genera were represented in the collection. Anocentor, represented by A. nitens, comprised 66% of all ticks collected (897 of...

Author(s)
Knight, J. C.
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 1992, 25, 2, pp 145-146

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