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Novel Mammalian Herpesviruses and Lineages within the Gammaherpesvirinae: Cospeciation and Interspecies Transfer
ABSTRACT Novel members of the subfamily Gammaherpesvirinae, hosted by eight mammalian species from six orders (Primates, Artiodactyla, Perissodactyla, Carnivora, Scandentia, and Eulipotyphla), wereExpand
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Monkeys of the rainforest in French Guiana are natural reservoirs for P. brasilianum/P. malariae malaria
Monkey blood samples were collected from 214 monkeys relocated as part of the wildlife rescue organized in French Guiana during the filling of the Petit Saut Dam on the Sinnamary River. These samplesExpand
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Defining Neotropical Otter Lontra Longicaudis Distribution, Conservation Priorities and Ecological Frontiers
Understanding a species' occurrence requirements is essential for its conservation, and species distribution models (SDMs) are a powerful tool for this purpose. Here we estimated a SDM based onExpand
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COIL: a methodology for evaluating malarial complexity of infection using likelihood from single nucleotide polymorphism data
BackgroundComplex malaria infections are defined as those containing more than one genetically distinct lineage of Plasmodium parasite. Complexity of infection (COI) is a useful parameter to estimateExpand
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Novel polyomaviruses in South American bats and their relationship to other members of the family Polyomaviridae.
Bats are the natural reservoir of a variety of viruses, including a polyomavirus (PyV) from a North American brown bat. We investigated 163 spleen samples from 22 bat species from French Guiana forExpand
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Mayaro virus: complete nucleotide sequence and phylogenetic relationships with other alphaviruses.
Mayaro (MAY) virus is a member of the genus Alphavirus in the family Togaviridae. Alphaviruses are distributed throughout the world and cause a wide range of diseases in humans and animals. Here, weExpand
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Mayaro virus fever in French Guiana: isolation, identification, and seroprevalence.
This paper reports the first isolation of Mayaro (MAY) virus from a patient infected in French Guiana. The identification was initially performed using immunofluorescent antibody testing withExpand
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Serologic survey of Toxoplasma gondii in noncarnivorous free-ranging neotropical mammals in French Guiana.
The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of Toxoplasma infection in wild mammals, particularly noncarnivorous species, and to identify possible sources of infection for humans. AExpand
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Phylogeny and phylogeography of squirrel monkeys (genus Saimiri) based on cytochrome b genetic analysis
Squirrel monkeys (genus Saimiri) are distributed over a wide area encompassing the Amazon Basin: French Guiana, Suriname, and Guyana, together with Western Panama and Western Costa Rica. The genusExpand
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Health evaluation of translocated free‐ranging primates in French Guiana
Among over 40 mammal species threatened by the filling of a hydroelectric dam reservoir in French Guiana, three species of primates have been translocated, comprising 124 red howler monkeys, sixExpand
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