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Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) is of great medical importance because it produces myiasis. It has a significant role as a predator of other dipterous larvae. Moreover, this dipterous insect is of great importance with regard to public health because it mechanically carries...

Author(s)
Marchiori, C. H.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
International Journal of Biology, 2015, 7, 1, pp 78-81
AbstractFull Text

We report tick infestations on birds, in the environment and on domestic animals in a non-forested phytophysiognomy, the savanna-like Cerrado sensu stricto, in a natural reserve on the outskirts of the urban area of Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Overall, 238 birds within 50 species, 15 families ...

Author(s)
Pascoal, J. de O.; Amorim, M. do P.; Martins, M. M.; Melo, C.; Silva Júnior, E. L. da; Ogrzewalska, M.; Labruna, M. B.; Szabó, M. P. J.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2013, 22, 1, pp 46-52
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
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
Abstract

A review of the ticks (Acari, Ixodida) of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil, was completed as a step towards a definitive list (currently indicated as 12) of such species, their hosts and distribution. The ticks: Argas miniatus (poultry), Ixodes loricatus (Didelphidae), Amblyomma...

Author(s)
Evans, D. E.; Martins, J. R.; Guglielmone, A. A.
Citation
Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2000, 95, 4, pp 453-470
Abstract

Three cases of parasitism by mites on hosts other than their type hosts are reported from Brazil. An occurrence of knemidokoptic mange caused by Knemidokoptes mutans affected 43% of partridges and 38% of pheasants kept together in the same flock in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. This outbreak was...

Author(s)
Faccini, J. L. H.; Leite, R. C.; Leite, R. C.
Citation
Arquivos da Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, 1991, 14, 1, pp 97-100
Abstract

Ticks considered to be potential vectors of human disease were collected in District Federal, Mamabai (Goiás) and Uberaba (Minas Gerais), Brazil, during March-May 1991. 4 genera were represented in the collection. Anocentor, represented by A. nitens, comprised 66% of all ticks collected (897 of...

Author(s)
Knight, J. C.
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 1992, 25, 2, pp 145-146
Abstract

Veterinary work was principally concerned with control of outbreaks of MANGE in horses, which was very common, and EQUINE TRYPANO-SOMIASIS, investigation of problems of mineral deficiency, improvement of pastures with surveys of the existing flora and improvement of stock suitable for savanna...

Author(s)
FRASER, H. A.
Citation
Report of the Veterinary Division for 1944., 1945, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

Among the recommendations approved by the Congress for consideration by the authorities were the following: - there should be a standard method throughout the country for the preparation of anti-rabies vaccine; swine fever vaccines should be thoroughly tested before being given official approval;...

Citation
Bol. Soc. brasil. Med. vet., 1943, 12, pp 179-230
Abstract

The following are among the more important of the species identified by the authors as affecting the domesticated animals:
" Nematoda. - Filaría cervina, Duj. A single specimen of this parasite was obtained from the abdominal cavity of a cow at the Georgetown Abattoir. It does not appear to be a...

Author(s)
BODKIN, G. E. ; OLEARE, L. D., Jr.
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1916, 7, Pt. 2, pp 179-190

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