Population dynamics of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latrielle, 1806) in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais state, Brazil.

@article{Silveira2009PopulationDO,
  title={Population dynamics of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latrielle, 1806) in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais state, Brazil.},
  author={Julia Goncalves da Silveira and Lygia Maria Friche Passos and M{\'u}cio Fl{\'a}vio Barbosa Ribeiro},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2009},
  volume={161 3-4},
  pages={270-5}
}
Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks are distributed throughout the world, especially in those areas in which dogs are in close contact with humans. R. sanguineus and fleas are regarded as the main ectoparasites infesting dogs in Brazil. Besides causing direct damage during the blood feeding process, this tick species can also transmit pathogens to dogs and humans. Despite its importance in Brazil, data regarding the seasonality of R. sanguineus are limited, especially with regard to natural… CONTINUE READING

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