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Uberlândia in Minas Gerais State, southeastern Brazil, has 622 000 inhabitants and is located in the Cerrado biome, the South American savannah. The city dog population is estimated at 82 000 and identification of tick species and infestation prevalence on this host has not been determined. A major ...

Author(s)
Szabó, M. P. J.; Souza, L. G. A. de; Olegário, M. M. M.; Ferreira, F. A.; Pajuaba Neto, A. de A.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2010, 57, 1/2, pp 72-74
Abstract

Amblyomma parvum is a widespread Neotropical tick found on several domestic animals and is known to harbor a Rickettsia species of yet unknown pathogenicity. However its life cycle on, and suitability of, several of these hosts has not been described. In this work the biology of A. parvum is...

Author(s)
Olegário, M. M. M.; Gerardi, M.; Tsuruta, S. A.; Szabó, M. P. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 179, 1/3, pp 203-208
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

The Cerrado is Brazil's tropical savannah, which is arguably under greater threat than the Amazon rainforest. The Cerrado Biome of tropical South America covers about 2 million km2 and is considered a biodiversity hot spot which means that it is especially rich in endemic species and particularly...

Author(s)
Szabó, M. P. J.; Olegário, M. M. M.; Santos, A. L. Q.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2007, 43, 1, pp 73-84
Abstract

Ticks on 140 domestic dogs from both urban and rural areas of Franca region in São Paulo state were identified with 102 dogs from urban areas and 38 from rural areas. Of urban dogs, 27.5% were infested exclusively by Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks. Of the rural dogs, 36.8% were infested with the...

Author(s)
Szabó, M. P. J.; Cunha, T. M.; Pinter, A.; Vicentini, F.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2001, 25, 10/11, pp 909-916
Abstract

Specimens of ticks were collected in 1993, 1996, 1997 and 1998, mostly from wild and domestic animals in the Western plateau (São Paulo and Minas Gerais), Pantanal (Mato Grosso do Sul) and Serra do Mar (São Paulo) regions of Brazil. Nine species of 'Amblyommidae' were identified: Anocentor nitens,...

Author(s)
Figueiredo, L. T. M.; Badra, S. J.; Pereira, L. E.; Szabó, M. P. J.
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 1999, 32, 6, pp 613-619

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