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Leishmaniasis is considered a parasitic disease that still causes serious consequences for mankind, because it presents a high mortality rate worldwide. Considered multi-hosts, the parasites of the genus Leishmania are able of infecting a wide variety of animal species. The dog was considered the...

Author(s)
Paixão-Marques, M. dos S.; Alves-Martin, M. F.; Guiraldi, L. M.; Santos, W. J. dos; Lemos, F. A. de; Sánchez, G. P.; Richini-Pereira, V. B.; Lucheis, S. B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 7, pp 911-913
Abstract

The biological and genetic diversity of Neospora caninum is very limited because of availability of only a few viable isolates worldwide. This study describes the isolation and biological and molecular characterization of a new viable isolate of N. caninum (NC-SP1), from a cattle in Brazil....

Author(s)
Oliveira, S.; Soares, R. M.; Aizawa, J.; Soares, H. S.; Chiebao, D. P.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Regidor-Cerrillo, J.; Silva, N. Q. B.; Gennari, S. M.; Pena, H. F. J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2017, 144, 6, pp 707-711
Abstract

Next-generation deep amplicon sequencing, or metabarcoding, has revolutionized the study of microbial communities in humans, animals and the environment. However, such approaches have yet to be applied to parasitic helminth communities. We recently described the first example of such a method -...

Author(s)
Avramenko, R. W.; Redman, E. M.; Lewis, R.; Bichuette, M. A.; Palmeira, B. M.; Yazwinski, T. A.; Gilleard, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2017, 47, 13, pp 893-902
Abstract

Cryptosporidiosis is a common protozoan disease observed in a wide range of vertebrate hosts, including ruminants. Cattle can be a potential reservoir of Cryptosporidium spp., leading to environmental contamination with oocysts of zoonotic species. The molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium...

Author(s)
Meireles, M. V.; Oliveira, F. P. de; Teixeira, W. F. P.; Coelho, W. M. D.; Mendes, L. C. N.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2011, 109, 3, pp 949-951

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