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The Cerrado Biome is the second largest in Brazil covering roughly 2 million km2, with varying features throughout its area. The Biome is endangered but it is also source of animal species for rural, green urban and degraded rainforest areas. Ticks are among Cerrado species that establish at...

Author(s)
Szabó, M. P. J.; Martins, M. M.; Castro, M. B. de; Pacheco, R. C.; Tolesano-Pascoli, G. V.; Santos, K. T. dos; Martins, T. F.; Souza, L. G. A. de; May Junior, J. A.; Yokosawa, J.; Labruna, M. B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2018, 76, 3, pp 381-397
Abstract

This study evaluated the effects of aqueous extracts of Baccharis trimera (Less.) DC (Asteraceae), colloquially known as carqueja, on egg production, and hatching rate of larvae of Rhipicephalus microplus. Plant samples were collected in Montes Claros, north of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Adult female...

Author(s)
Lázaro, S. F.; Fonseca, L. D.; Martins, E. R.; Oliveira, N. J. F. de; Duarte, E. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 194, 1, pp 79-82
Abstract

The present study aimed to determine the susceptibility of 17 Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus populations, originating in the Southeast and Southern regions of Brazil, to different ivermectin concentrations (200, 500 and 630 µg/kg), administered through subcutaneous or topical (pour-on) routes. ...

Author(s)
Cruz, B. C.; Lopes, W. D. Z.; Maciel, W. G.; Felippelli, G.; Fávero, F. C.; Teixeira, W. F. P.; Carvalho, R. S.; Ruivo, M. A.; Colli, M. H. A.; Sakamoto, C. A. M.; Costa, A. J. da; Oliveira, G. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 207, 3/4, pp 309-317
Abstract

The aims of this study were to evaluate the seasonal variation and frequency distribution of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, Haematobia irritans, and Dermatobia hominis on crossbred heifers under field conditions in the northeast of Minas Gerais state, southeastern Brazil. From November 2007...

Author(s)
Costa, M. do S. F. da; Guimarães, M. P.; Lima, W. dos S.; Costa, A. J. F. da; Facury Filho, E. J.; Araujo, R. N.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2014, No.2014, pp Article ID 759854
Abstract

The cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus causes expressive damage to livestock in Brazil and other countries. Its control is becoming more difficult due to the development of resistance in populations. Early detection of resistance can help in developing effective control strategies....

Author(s)
Domingues, L. N.; Brasil, B. dos S. A. F.; Bello, A. C. P. de P.; Cunha, A. P. da; Barros, A. T. M. de; Leite, R. C.; Silaghi, C.; Pfister, K.; Passos, L. M. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 189, 2/4, pp 327-332
Abstract

This study evaluated the effects of ethanol extract of Capsicum frutescens L. (Solanaceae), colloquially known as malagueta pepper, on egg production and hatching rate of larvae of Rhipicephalus microplus. Plant samples were collected in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Selected mature fruits...

Author(s)
Vasconcelos, V. O.; Martins, M. A. D.; Oliveira, N. J. F. de; Duarte, E. R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2014, 113, 4, pp 1389-1394
Abstract

Intraerythrocytic protozoan species of the genera Theileria and Babesia are known to infect both wild and domestic animals, and both are transmitted by hard-ticks of the family Ixodidae. The prevalences of hemoprotozoa and ectoparasites in 15 free-living Mazama gouazoubira, two captive M....

Author(s)
Silveira, J. A. G. da; Rabelo, É. M. L.; Ribeiro, M. F. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 177, 1/2, pp 61-66
Abstract

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

This epidemiological survey on canine babesiosis was carried out in three distinct rural regions (Lavras, Belo Horizonte and Nanuque) of the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Ticks and blood samples were collected during a dry season (Lavras, n=92; Belo Horizonte, n=50; Nanuque, n=102) and the...

Author(s)
Costa Júnior, L. M.; Ribeiro, M. F. B.; Rembeck, K.; Rabelo, E. M. L.; Zahler-Rinder, M.; Hirzmann, J.; Pfister, K.; Passos, L. M. F.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2009, 86, 2, pp 257-260
Abstract

This note reports the presence of T. theileri in Minas Gerais State, and for the first time its occurrence in B. microplus. T. theileri was found in the haemolymph of several engorged females, especially at the epimastigote stage. Eggs of parasitized ticks were hatched in vitro, but all the larvae...

Author(s)
Ribeiro, M. F. B.; Lima, J. D.; Guimarães, A. M.
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1988, 40, 1, pp 65-68

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