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The patterns of tungiasis in Araruama township, state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Patterns of infestation with Tunga penetrans within the poor community of Araruama municipality, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, assessed by the number of persons and domestic animals parasitized are described and prophylactic methods recommended. Expand
Ecological analysis of acari recovered from coprolites from archaeological site of northeast Brazil.
The present work discusses the possibility of the preservation of the mite groups found up to the present day and their relationship with the environment and their importance to present populations. Expand
Evidence of spotted fever group rickettsiae in state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Considering the limited information on rickettsiosis in Brazil, principally in relation to the vectors involved in perpetuating it in foci, these preliminary results give an idea on the importance of infection in ticks, allowing to expand the knowledge on this zoonosis. Expand
Rickettsia amblyommatis infecting Amblyomma pseudoconcolor in area of new focus of spotted fever in northeast Brazil.
Despite the need for further studies to confirm if R. amblyommatis was responsible for the observed case in the state of Pernambuco, the presence of this bacterium during an SF focussed investigation should be a major concern in terms of public health due the capacity of SF for rapid and extensive dispersion within Brazilian territory. Expand
Rickettsia sp. Strain NOD Infecting Ticks (Amblyomma nodosum) in an Endemic Area of Spotted Fever in Brazil
Abstract:  Amblyomma nodosum ticks were collected from one collared anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla) in the Caatinga biome, Brazil. From one sample, we isolated a Rickettsia sp. that wasExpand
Evaluation of the acarofauna of the domiciliary ecosystem in Juiz de Fora, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
From August 1999 to January 2000, samples of house dust were collected from 160 domiciles in the city of Juiz de Fora, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil and mites identified for the first time in the domiciliary ecosystem and in Brazil were analyzed. Expand
Atypical Streptococcus suis in Man , Argentina , 2013
500 Emerging Infectious Diseases • www.cdc.gov/eid • Vol. 20, No. 3, March 2014 that can share or not share epidemiologic elements. Molecular identification of R. rickettsii in A. cajennense ticksExpand
Human parasitism and toxicosis by Ornithodoros rietcorreai (Acari: Argasidae) in an urban area of Northeastern Brazil.
This report describes the first recorded episodes of human parasitism by this argasid tick, reported to the Brazilian Ministry of Health in September 2017, and assesses outdoor environments, roofs, animal nests and chicken coops in five houses located in an urban area of Russas City, Ceará State, Brazil. Expand
Rickettsia (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) Vector Biodiversity in High Altitude Atlantic Forest Fragments Within a Semiarid Climate: A New Endemic Area of Spotted-Fever in Brazil
Abstract Rickettsioses are re-emerging vector-borne zoonoses with a global distribution. Recently, Rickettsia sp. strain Atlantic rainforest has been associated with new human spotted-fever (SF)Expand