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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

In the municipality of Barra do Piraí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the period November 1998 to January 1999, 127 domestic animals were examined for ixodid ticks: 55 cattle (Bos taurus and B. indicus), 25 fowls, 15 horses, 10 dogs, 8 goats, 5 cats, 3 pigs and 6 Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata). The...

Author(s)
Silva, L. H. M. da; Serra-Freire, N. M.
Citation
Entomología y Vectores, 1999, 6, 4, pp 441-454
Abstract

Considering the ticks of great importance for the paper that they play as reservoir, biological vectors of bioagents and implied in possible infections human beings, then involved in the epidemiology of zoonosis, a searched to verify the prompt prevalence and to evaluate the attributable risks the...

Author(s)
Serra-Freire, N. M.; Pinto, C.
Publisher
Sociedade de Medicina Veterinaria do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 2008, 30, 4, pp 254-259
Abstract

Ticks were collected from 10% of all domestic mammals from 23 properties in a specific region [localities not given] of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, in 1997. Four species of ticks were recorded: Amblyomma cajennense (on cattle, dogs, horses and pigs), Anocentor nitens (on cattle and horses), ...

Author(s)
Guerim, L.; Serra-Freire, N. M.
Citation
Entomología y Vectores, 1998, 5, 5, pp 153-159

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