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The patterns of tungiasis in Araruama township, state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
This paper describes patterns of infestation with Tunga penetrans (L., 1758) within the poor community of Araruama municipality, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, assessed by the number of persons andExpand
Ectoparasites (Insecta and Acari) Associated with Bats in Southeastern Brazil
ABSTRACT The result of a survey of ectoparasites infesting bats in southeastern Brazil is presented. Of 181 bats belonging to 16 species, 10 (34.1%) were infested by streblid flies (Streblidae),Expand
Occurrence of ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) on human hosts, in three municipalities in the State of Pará, Brazil.
  • N. Serra-Freire
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Revista brasileira de parasitologia veterinaria…
  • 1 July 2010
Assuming the existence of tick parasitism in humans in the State of Pará, an aggregate observational study was developed along a transversal line in three cities of the State, during two years.Expand
Ecological analysis of acari recovered from coprolites from archaeological site of northeast Brazil.
Coprolite samples of human and animal origin from the excavations performed at the archaeological site of Furna do Estrago, at Brejo da Madre de Deus in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil and sent toExpand
Redescription of the larva of Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius) (Acari: Ixodidae) using optical and scanning electron microscopy
La larve d'Amblyomma cajennense est redecrite en microscopie optique et electronique a balayage. Les larves ont ete obtenues en laboratoire a partir d'une femelle gorgee recoltee sur un cheval de laExpand
Geopolitical dispersion of the occurence of Fasciola hepatica in the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
During 12 years feces samples from cows, water buffaloes, sheeps and goats were examined by sequencial tamis filtration to show the occurence of Fasciola hepatica eggs. The material came from 129Expand
Small rodents fleas from the bubonic plague focus located in the Serra dos Orgãos Mountain Range, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Eleven species of fleas were collected from 601 small rodents, from November 1995 to October 1997, in areas of natural focus of bubonic plague, including the municipalities of Nova Friburgo,Expand
Evidence of spotted fever group rickettsiae in state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Ticks were obtained from dogs from February to September of 1999 at weekly intervals, in the County of Piraí, State of Rio de Janeiro. Four hundred seventy four ixodids were taxonomically identified,Expand
Nhumirim virus, a novel flavivirus isolated from mosquitoes from the Pantanal, Brazil
We describe the isolation of a novel flavivirus, isolated from a pool of mosquitoes identified as Culex (Culex) chidesteri collected in 2010 in the Pantanal region of west-central Brazil. The virusExpand