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Checklist of helminths from lizards and amphisbaenians (Reptilia, Squamata) of South America
A comprehensive and up to date summary of the literature on the helminth parasites of lizards and amphisbaenians from South America is herein presented. One-hundred eighteen lizard species fromExpand
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Parasitic infection of the appendix as a cause of acute appendicitis
The association between parasitic infection of the appendix and acute appendicitis has been widely investigated. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the prevalence of parasiticExpand
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Ectoparasites of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in cage farming in a hydroelectric reservoir in Brazil.
For this study, we performed a parasitological analysis of cage-cultured Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) from the Água Vermelha Reservoir, Southeastern Brazil, and verified relationships withExpand
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Helminth Fauna of Two Species of Physalaemus (Anura: Leiuperidae) from an Undisturbed Fragment of the Atlantic Rainforest, Southeastern Brazil
Abstract: Two amphibian species, Physalaemus cuvieri and Physalaemus olfersii, from Serra do Mar State Park, which is an old-growth environment of the Atlantic Rainforest in southeastern Brazil, wereExpand
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Morphological, morphometric, and molecular characterization of Hepatozoon spp. (Apicomplexa, Hepatozoidae) from naturally infected Caudisona durissa terrifica (Serpentes, Viperidae)
Hepatozoon spp. are the most frequent intracellular protozoa in snakes. Considering the variety of parasites infecting specimens of Caudisona durissa terrifica and the divergent data in literatureExpand
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New records of endoparasites infecting Hypsiboas albopunctatus (Anura: Hylidae) in a savanna area in Brasília, Brazil
Seventy specimens of Hypsiboas albopunctatus (Anura: Hylidae) were collected and surveyed for endoparasites in Brasília, Brazil at the end of the rainy season (February and March) in 2005. SixteenExpand
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Helminth communities of Leptodactylus latrans (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Atlantic rainforest, south-eastern Brazil.
The helminth fauna associated with Leptodactylus latrans, a large frog living in a disturbed environment of Atlantic rainforest in south-eastern Brazil, was evaluated. We found eight helminth taxa,Expand
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NEW HOSTS AND DISTRIBUTION RECORDS FOR NEMATODE PARASITES OF FRESHWATER FISHES FROM SÃO PAULO STATE, BRAZIL NUEVO HOSPEDADORES Y REGISTROS DE DESTRIBUCIÓN PARA NEMATODOS PARÁSITOS DE PECES DE ÁGUA
A study on the nematode parasites of nine species of freshwater fishes from Peixe River Sao Paulo, State, Brazil. was conducted. Fish were collected between February 2010 and March 2011 and theExpand
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Ecological aspects of helminth fauna of Magellanic penguins, Spheniscus magellanicus (aves: Spheniscidae), from the Northern Coast of the State of São Paulo, Brazil.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the helminth fauna found in the Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus, relating parasite population and community ecological parameters to lifeExpand
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Parasitism by Sphincterodiplostomum musculosum (Digenea, Diplostomidae) metacercariae in the eyes of Steindachnerina insculpta (Characiformes, Curimatidae).
New occurrences and effects of parasitism by metacercariae in fish eyes have recently been discussed in many studies. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the infection levels of the eyeExpand
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