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This is a commented list of tick's species collected on various wild and domestic animals, including the reports on scientific literature for the studied region. Most of animals were small or medium mammals. Carnivores were the main taxa group examined. Although, the pampas deer (Ozotocerus...

Author(s)
Cançado, P. H. D.; Faccini, J. L. H.; Mourão, G. de M.; Piranda, E. M.; Onofrio, V. C.; Barros-Battesti, D. M.
Publisher
Museu de Ciências Naturais, Fundação Zoobotânica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Iheringia, Série Zoologia, 2017, 107, Suppl., pp e2017110
Abstract

The eco-epidemiological scenario of spotted fever (SF), a tick-borne disease that affects humans and other animals in several countries around the world, was analyzed in Rio de Janeiro (RJ) State, Brazil. During the last 34 years, 990 SF cases were reported in RJ (the Brazilian state with the...

Author(s)
Montenegro, D. C.; Bitencourth, K.; Oliveira, S. V. de; Borsoi, A. P.; Cardoso, K. M.; Sousa, M. S. B.; Giordano-Dias, C.; Amorim, M.; Serra-Freire, N. M.; Gazêta, G. S.; Brazil, R. P.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8, March, pp 505
Abstract

Aiming to report the ticks present in horses and dogs in the state of Santa Catarina, ticks were identified from the collection of the Laboratory of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases Center Agroveterinary Sciences (CAV), University of the State of Santa Catarina (UDESC) formed since 1999 and...

Author(s)
Lavina, M. S.; Souza, A. P. de; Bellato, V.; Sartor, A. A.; Moura, A. B.; Famadas, K. M.
Publisher
Sociedade de Medicina Veterinária do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 2014, 36, 1, pp 79-84
Abstract

The Grande Sertão Veredas National Park (GSVNP) is one of the last natural reserves of Cerrado of Brazil, located in the northwest of Minas Gerais. This study involved 24 months of field work, which included eight campaigns at the park with intervals of three months, in order to determine the...

Author(s)
Barbieri, A. R. M.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Ecologia de carrapatos e riquétsias transmitidas por carrapatos em uma reserva natural de cerrado Brasileiro, 2016, pp 103 pp.
Abstract

A previous study in Paulicéia Municipality, south-eastern Brazil, reported 9.7% of the Amblyomma triste ticks to be infected by Rickettsia parkeri, a bacterial pathogen that causes spotted fever in humans. These A. triste ticks were shown to be associated with marsh areas, where the marsh deer ...

Author(s)
Silveira, I.; Martins, T. F.; Olegário, M. M.; Peterka, C.; Guedes, E.; Ferreira, F.; Labruna, M. B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zoonoses and Public Health, 2015, 62, 7, pp 525-533
Abstract

Spotted fever is a disease of which Rickettsia rickettsii is the most pathogenic agent. Its transmission is by tick bites and the infected ticks can act as vectors, reservoirs or amplifiers. The purpose of this paper is to assess the potential of dogs and horses as sentinels for brazilian spotted...

Author(s)
Cunha, N. C. da; Lemos, E. R. S. de; Rozental, T.; Teixeira, R. C.; Cordeiro, M. D.; Lisbôa, R. S.; Favacho, A. R.; Barreira, J. D.; Rezende, J. de; Fonseca, A. H. da
Publisher
Sociedade de Medicina Veterinária do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 2014, 36, 3, pp 294-300
Abstract

The objective of this article was to discuss some aspects of ticks associated with domestic animals in the State of Pernambuco, northeastern Brazil, based on a literature review and present new data obtained from recent tick collections carried out in this northeastern Brazilian state. From August...

Author(s)
Dantas-Torres, F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2009, 18, 3, pp 22-28
Abstract

In recent work, 9.7% of the Amblyomma triste of the marsh by the Paraná River in Paulicéia, State of São Paulo, was found infected with Rickettsia parkeri, the etiological agent of spotted fever rickettsiosis in humans. Based on this report, the present study aimed to determine soroprevelence of...

Author(s)
Silveira, I.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa da infecção pela bactéria Rickettsia parkeri em humanos, cães, equinos, gambás (Didelphis spp) e carrapatos do gênero Amblyomma spp no municipio de Paulicéia, Estado de São Paulo, 2011, pp 98 pp.
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This study aimed to identify the ectoparasites of pet and stray dogs in the city of Apodi, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. 110 dogs were examined for the presence of ectoparasites during January-December 2008. The parasites were manually collected, preserved in alcohol 70°GL and identified with the...

Author(s)
Ferreira, C. G. T.; Bezerra, A. C. D. S.; Ahid, S. M. M.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2010, 4, 14, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The Cerrado is Brazil's tropical savannah, which is arguably under greater threat than the Amazon rainforest. The Cerrado Biome of tropical South America covers about 2 million km2 and is considered a biodiversity hot spot which means that it is especially rich in endemic species and particularly...

Author(s)
Szabó, M. P. J.; Olegário, M. M. M.; Santos, A. L. Q.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2007, 43, 1, pp 73-84

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