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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

The genus Rickettsia comprises obligatory intracellular bacteria, well known to cause zoonotic diseases around the world. The present work aimed to investigate the occurrence of Rickettsia spp. in wild animals, domestic dogs and their respective ectoparasites in southern Pantanal region,...

Author(s)
Sousa, K. C. M. de; Herrera, H. M.; Rocha, F. L.; Costa, F. B.; Martins, T. F.; Labruna, M. B.; Machado, R. Z.; André, M. R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 1, pp 10-17
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

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

In 2005 the first Brazilian Spotted Fever (BSF) case was confirmed in the Rio Grande do Sul (RS) state, Brazil. Ever since until April 2016, twelve cases have been confirmed, and four of them are native from Cerro Largo city, an area considered endemic to the riquetsial illness. During the same...

Author(s)
Krawczak, F. da S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa de infecção por riquétsias do grupo da febre maculosa em cães, pequenos mamíferos e carrapatos em área endêmica e não endêmicas nos biomas Pampa e Mata Atlântica no estado do Rio Grande do Sul, 2016, pp 165 pp.
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

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
AbstractFull Text

Canine hepatozoonosis is a hemoparasitosis caused by protozoa of the genus Hepatozoon and transmitted by ticks. Two species are described to cause disease in dogs. Hepatozoon canis and Hepatozoon americanum. Studies have shown that H. canis is the causative agent of the disease in Brazil. ...

Author(s)
Demoner, L. de C.; Antunes, J. M. A. de P.; O'Dwyer, L. H.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2013, 20, 2, pp 193-202
AbstractFull Text

This is a report of ticks species, parasite prevalence and infestation intensity of birds in a forest fragment (18°56′57°S and 48°12′14°W) within the Brazilian cerrado (savanna), in the municipality of Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. A total of 162 birds from 26 species were captured....

Author(s)
Tolesano-Pascoli, G. V.; Torga, K.; Franchin, A. G.; Ogrzewalska, M.; Gerardi, M.; Olegario, M. M. M.; Labruna, M. B.; Szabó, M. P. J.; Marçal Júnior, O.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2010, 19, 4, pp 244-248

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