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Prevalence of anti-Toxoplasma gondii and anti-Neospora caninum antibodies in swine from Northeastern Brazil.
A serologic survey was conducted among 130 swine slaughtered in the public slaughterhouse of the city of Patos, Paraíba State, Northeastern Brazil, to determine the prevalence of anti-ToxoplasmaExpand
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OCCURRENCE OF CATTLE SARCOCYSTIS SPECIES IN RAW KIBBE FROM ARABIAN FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS IN THE CITY OF SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, AND EXPERIMENTAL TRANSMISSION TO HUMANS
Fifty samples of raw kibbe from 25 Arabian restaurants in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, were examined for the presence of bovine Sarcocystis species, using light and electron microscopy, and forExpand
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Seroprevalence rates of antibodies against Leishmania infantum and other protozoan and rickettsial parasites in dogs.
Canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL) is caused by the protozoan Leishmania infantum, which infects dogs and humans in many regions of Brazil. The present study involved an indirect fluorescentExpand
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Phylogeography of Toxoplasma gondii points to a South American origin.
Toxoplasma gondii, a protozoan found ubiquitously in mammals and birds, is the etiologic agent of toxoplasmosis, a disease causing substantial public health burden worldwide, including about 200,000Expand
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Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum in slaughtered pigs from Northeast, Brazil.
The aims of this study were to evaluate the presence of anti-Toxoplasma gondii and anti-Neospora caninum antibodies, to identify associated risk factors and to isolate T. gondii from slaughtered pigsExpand
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Occurrences of gastrointestinal parasites in fecal samples from domestic dogs in São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Occurrences of gastrointestinal parasites were assessed in fecal samples from 3,099 dogs in the metropolitan region of São Paulo, SP, that were treated at the Veterinary Hospital of the University ofExpand
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Toxoplasma gondii: diagnosis of experimental and natural infection in pigeons (Columba livia) by serological, biological and molecular techniques.
This study aimed to diagnose experimental and natural Toxoplasma gondii infection in pigeons (Columba livia) by serological, biological and molecular techniques. Twelve pigeons, free of infection,Expand
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Toxoplasma gondii in domestic and wild animals from forest fragments of the municipality of Natal, northeastern Brazil.
Toxoplasmosis stands out as a global disease that has felines as definitive hosts. In the municipality of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte State, Brazil, two parks are notable for their ecological andExpand
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Isolation and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from free-ranging and captive birds and mammals in Pernambuco state, Brazil.
Recent genetic population studies on Toxoplasma gondii in Brazil have shown large genetic variability. The objective of the present study was to isolate and genotypically characterize T. gondii fromExpand
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Neospora caninum in properties in the west region of Paraná, Brazil: prevalence and risk factors.
Neospora caninum is a heteroxenous protozoa, whose definitive hosts are canids and intermediate hosts are herbivores, and is of great importance in cattle. The objectives of this study were toExpand
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