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Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) associated with wild animals in the Pantanal region of Brazil
This paper describes the identification of ticks from wild animals of the Pantanal region in Brazil as part of a comprehensive study about established and emerging tick-host relationships and related pathological aspects. ...
A fatal attack on a child by a black caiman (Melanosuchus niger)
We describe a fatal attack by a black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) on an 11-year-old child with comments on the reptile's aggression mechanisms and the conditions under which this kind of incident takes place in the Amazon ...
Anticorpos para Borrelia burgdorferi em indivíduos que trabalham com animais silvestres
(Arquivo Brasileiro Medicina Veterinaria Zootecnia, 2006-10-01)
The occurrence of serum antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi in professionals in close contact with wild animals was determined. Seventy eight technicians workers coming from two São Paulo public institutions housing wild ...
Molecular identification of trypanosomatids in wild animals
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-06-16)
Diverse wild animal species can be reservoirs of zoonotic flagellate parasites, which can cause pathologic Chagas disease. The present study aimed to detect the natural occurrence of flagellate parasites through direct ...
Hemotropic mycoplasma in a free-ranging black howler monkey (Alouatta caraya) in Brazil
Hemotropic mycoplasmas are bacteria that infect erythrocytes and cause subclinical infections to life-threatening disease. We describe hemotropic mycoplasma infection in a free-ranging black howler monkey (Alouatta caraya). ...
Detection of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in wild animals in Brazil
(Centro de Estudos de Venenos e Animais Peçonhentos - CEVAP, Universidade Estadual Paulista - UNESP, 2014)
Background Toxoplasmosis is a worldwide zoonosis caused by an obligate intracellular protozoan parasite, Toxoplasma gondii, that affects all warm-blooded animals, including wild animals. The increased number of cases of ...