Factors associated to Theileria equi in equids of two microregions from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

@article{Santos2011FactorsAT,
  title={Factors associated to Theileria equi in equids of two microregions from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.},
  author={Tiago Marques Dos Santos and Erica Cristina Rocha Roier and Huarrisson Azevedo Santos and Marcus Sandes Pires and Joice Aparecida Rezende Vilela and Larissa Martins de Brito Moraes and Fernando Queiroz de Almeida and Cristiane Divan Baldani and Ros{\^a}ngela Zacarias Machado and Carlos Luiz Massard},
  journal={Revista brasileira de parasitologia veterinaria = Brazilian journal of veterinary parasitology : Orgao Oficial do Colegio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinaria},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={235-41}
}
Serum samples from 714 equids of Itaguaí and Serrana microregions, Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil, were examined by indirect fluorescent antibody test (titer 1:80) for Theileria equi. The prevalence in the microregions and factors associated with seropositivity were evaluated and the prevalence ratio (PR) calculated. The overall prevalence of T. equi infection was 81.09% (n = 579), with higher prevalence (p < 0.05) in the Itaguaí (85.43%) when compared to Serrana microregion (76.92%). The… CONTINUE READING

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The main ticks found on equids were Amblyomma cajennense and Dermacentor ( Anocentor ) nitens .
The main ticks found on equids were Amblyomma cajennense and Dermacentor ( Anocentor ) nitens .
The main ticks found on equids were Amblyomma cajennense and Dermacentor ( Anocentor ) nitens .
The main ticks found on equids were Amblyomma cajennense and Dermacentor ( Anocentor ) nitens .
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