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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. ...
The first reported case of human tick paralysis in Brazil: a new induction pattern by immature stages
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Centro de Estudos de Venenos e Animais Peçonhentos (CEVAP), 2012-01-01)
Tick paralysis (TP) is a rare disease with rapid progression and potential fatal evolution. Immediately after the diagnosis, removal of all ticks from the body of the patient is mandatory. The present study reports for the ...
Silver And Silver Chloride Nanoparticles And Their Anti-tick Activity: A Mini Review
(Sociedade Brasileira de Química, 2017)
Ticks of new world tapirs
In this paper, we present an updated list of ticks that have been found infesting New World tapirs. For this purpose, literature records were obtained from the INTA tick database. Data are presented according to tick ...
Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) associated with domestic dogs in Franca region, São Paulo, Brazil
Ticks on 140 domestic dogs from both urban and rural areas of Franca region in São Paulo state were identified with 102 dogs from urban areas and 38 from rural areas. Of urban dogs, 27.5% were infested exclusively by ...
Rickettsia vini n. sp. (Rickettsiaceae) infecting the tick Ixodes arboricola (Acari: Ixodidae)
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Abstract Background Recently, a new rickettsia named ‘Candidatus Rickettsia vini’ belonging to the spotted fever group has been molecularly detected in Ixodes arboricola ...
Spotted fever group Rickettsiae in Ticks from Missouri
Tick-borne rickettsioses pose a major health threat among vector-borne infections in Missouri but there are some uncertainties regarding the vector competence and range of tick species, as well as the virulence of certain ...
Experimental infection of the rabbit tick, Haemaphysalis leporispalustris, with the bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii, and comparative biology of infected and uninfected tick lineages
The present study consisted of two experiments that evaluated experimental infections of Haemaphysalis leporispalustris ticks by a Brazilian strain of Rickettsia rickettsii, and their effect on tick biology. In experiment ...
Coxiella symbiont in the tick Ornithodoros rostratus (Acari: Argasidae)
(ELSEVIER GMBH, URBAN & FISCHER VERLAGJENA, 2012)
In the present study, the presence of tick-associated bacteria and protozoa in Ornithodoros rostratus ticks (adults, nymphs, and eggs) from the Pantanal region of Brazil were determined by molecular detection. In these ...
Immune recognition of salivary proteins from the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus differs according to the genotype of the bovine host
(BioMed Central, 2017)
Abstract Background Males of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus produce salivary immunoglobulin-binding proteins and allotypic variations in IgG are associated with ...