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The aim of this study was to investigate exposure of Baixadeiro horses to Rickettsia spp. and to ticks infected by Rickettsia in the Baixada Maranhense (lowlands) micro-region, state of Maranhão. A total of 258 horses were tested for Rickettsia rickettsii, Rickettsia amblyommatis and Rickettsia...

Author(s)
Amorim Filho, E. F.; Costa, F. B.; Moraes Filho, J.; Santos, A. C. G. dos; Vale, T. L. do; Costa, A. P. da; Silva, A. B.; Labruna, M. B.; Nogueira, R. de M. S.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 9, pp e20180002
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