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Outbreaks of Vaccinia virus (VACV) affecting cattle and humans have been reported in Brazil in the last 15 years, but the origin of outbreaks remains unknown. Although VACV DNA have been already detected in mice (Mus musculus), opossums (Didelphis albiventris) and dogs during VACV zoonotic...

Author(s)
Peres, M. G.; Bacchiega, T. S.; Appolinário, C. M.; Vicente, A. F.; Mioni, M. de S. R.; Ribeiro, B. L. D.; Fonseca, C. R. S.; Pelícia, V. C.; Ferreira, F.; Oliveira, G. P.; Abrahão, J. S.; Megid, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2018, 10, 1, pp 42
Abstract

Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora spp. are protozoan parasites that induce neurological diseases in horses and other animal species. Opossums (Didelphis albiventris and Didelphis virginiana) are definitive hosts of S. neurona, which is the major cause of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). ...

Author(s)
Gondim, L. S. Q.; Jesus, R. F.; Ribeiro-Andrade, M.; Silva, J. C. R.; Siqueira, D. B.; Marvulo, M. F. V.; Aléssio, F. M.; Mauffrey, J. F.; Julião, F. S.; Savani, E. S. M. M.; Soares, R. M.; Gondim, L. F. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 243, pp 192-198
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

Introduction: The blood meal source of sandflies provides valuable information about the vector/host interaction and allows for an understanding of American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) transmission mechanisms. The aim of this study was to identify the blood meal sources of Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) ...

Author(s)
Baum, M.; Ribeiro, M. C. V. da C.; Lorosa, E. S.; Damasio, G. A. C.; Castro, E. A. de
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2013, 46, 5, pp 560-565
Abstract

This study aimed to detect antibodies against Leptospira spp. in domestic and wild animals present in the Campus of FCAV, Unesp, Jaboticabal. In October 2007, blood samples were taken from 279 animals, including horses, pigs, goats, sheep, cattle and dogs. Of these animals, 87 (31.1%) were positive ...

Author(s)
Silva, F. J.; Mathias, L. A.; Magajevski, F. S.; Werther, K.; Assis, N. A.; Girio, R. J. S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Câmpus de Jaboticabal, UNESP, Jaboticabal, Brazil
Citation
Ars Veterinaria, 2010, 26, 1, pp 017-025
Abstract

A total of 665 Argas miniatus were collected in two municipalities in Bahia and Minas Gerais, Brazil. 596 (89.6%) had fed and 489 (82%) reacted to only one type of blood from birds (46.8%), rodents (30.9%), opossums (14.5%), cattle (4.3%) and horses (3.5%). The type of mammal blood was detected in...

Author(s)
Lorosa, E. S.; Andrade, R. E.; Valente, M. V. M.; Faria, M. S.; Cruz, J. R.; Gazeta, G. S.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2007, 59, 6, pp 1485-1488
Abstract

Feeding patterns of mosquitoes in six Brazilian environmental preservation areas were analyzed by the precipitin technique. The mosquito populations were captured using Shannon traps during different time periods. Bird, cow, dog, horse, opossum, human, and rodent antisera diagnostic tests were...

Author(s)
Silva, J. dos S.; Alencar, J.; Costa, J. M.; Seixas-Lorosa, E.; Guimarães, A. É.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Vector Ecology, 2012, 37, 2, pp 342-350
Abstract

Studies on the feeding habits and intestinal content of sandflies make it possible to identify hosts, thereby indicating potential reservoirs for Leishmania. The present study had the aim of determining the feeding preferences of Lutzomyia longipalpis and its relationship with the transmission of...

Author(s)
Missawa, N. A.; Lorosa, E. S.; Dias, E. S.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2008, 41, 4, pp 365-368
Abstract

Collections of Amblyomma auricularium and A. pseudoconcolor Aragão, 1908 are discussed in relation to distribution and hosts. Three tick collections (two from Argentina and a third from the USA) house a total of 574 A. auricularium (307 males, 162 females, 73 nymphs and 32 larvae) and 179 A....

Author(s)
Guglielmone, A. A.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Luciani, C. A.; Mangold, A. J.; Keirans, J. E.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2003, 29, 1/2, pp 131-139
Abstract

The identification of the sources of blood-meals of 560 of 810 females of unspecified Culex spp., collected in the Municipality of Nova Iguaçú, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, in March-October 1996, was studied using the precipitin test. 128 sera (22.9% of the samples) did not react with the employed ...

Author(s)
Andrade, R. E.; Lorosa, E. S.
Citation
Entomología y Vectores, 1998, 5, 2, pp 85-92

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