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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

Equine piroplasmosis is a tick-borne disease caused by the intraerythrocytic protozoans Babesia caballi and Theileria equi. It has been reported as a main equine parasitic disease. In addition, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the causative agent of granulocytic ehrlichiosis, causes a seasonal disease in ...

Author(s)
Nogueira, R. de M. S.; Silva, A. B.; Sato, T. P.; Sá, J. C. de; Santos, A. C. G. dos; Amorim Filho, E. F.; Vale, T. L. do; Gazêta, G. S.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2017, 37, 12, pp 1416-1422
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

The presence of ticks was examined in domestic animals (cattle, goats, pigs, sheep, horses, donkeys and dogs) reared in São Luis Island, Maranahão, Brazil. Four tick species were identified: Boophilus microplus in cattle, goats and horses; Anocentor nitens in horses and donkeys; Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Guerra, R. de M. S. N. de C.; Brito, D. R. B.
Publisher
Editora Gama Filho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Entomología y Vectores, 2004, 11, 3, pp 435-444

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