Cristina Domingo Balcells

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We present a new classification of age-sex categories for the mantled howler monkey Alouatta palliata. This classification includes only those physical and behavioral characteristics that can be distinguished under field conditions, with the goal of being able to infer the approximate age of monkeys in the wild. Our classification is based on data collected(More)
Leishmania (Leishmania) mexicana causes cutaneous leishmaniasis, an endemic zoonosis affecting a growing number of patients in the southeastern states of Mexico. Some foci are found in shade-grown cocoa and coffee plantations, or near perennial forests that provide rich breeding grounds for the sand fly vectors, but also harbor a variety of bat species that(More)
Zoonoses are an important class of infectious diseases. An important element determining the impact of a zoonosis on domestic animal and human health is host range. Although for particular zoonoses some host species have been identified, until recently there have been no methods to predict those species most likely to be hosts or their relative importance.(More)
  • Erwin Palacios, Liliana Cortés-Ortiz, Júlio César, Bicca-Marques Eckhard Heymann, Jessica Lynch, Alfaro Liza Veiga +34 others
  • 2009
We present a new classification of age-sex categories for the mantled howler monkey Alouatta palliata. This classification includes only those physical and behavioral characteristics that can be distinguished under field conditions, with the goal of being able to infer the approximate age of monkeys in the wild. Our classification is based on data collected(More)
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