cyathostominae (nematoda) parasites of equus caballus in some brazilian states.thirty six horses from nine brazilian states (goiás, minas gerais, pará, maranhão, piauí, paraíba, pernambuco, rio grande do norte, and ceará) were examined for infections by small strongyles. the following species were identified: cylicocyclus nassatus, c. insigne, c. brevicapsulatus, c. leptostomum, c. radiatus, c. ultrajectinus, c. ashworthi, cylicostephanus goldi, c. calicatus, c. minutus, c. longibursatus, petrovinema poculatum, coronocyclus coronatus, c. labiatus, c. labratus, cyathostomum ...199910489198
wild and synanthropic hosts of leishmania (viannia) braziliensis in the endemic cutaneous leishmaniasis locality of amaraji, pernambuco state, brazil.evidence of leishmania infection was found in small mammals captured between 1996 and 2000 in the amaraji region, pernambuco state, brazil. the kdna polymerase chain reaction (pcr), using primers specific for subgenus l. (viannia), was positive for 43/153 water rats (nectomys squamipes), 13/81 black rats (rattus rattus), 15/103 grass mice (bolomys lasiurus), 1/14 marsh mice (holochilus scieurus), 2/50 field mice (akodon arviculoides), 2/12 woolly opossums (marmosa sp.), and 5/37 common opossums ...200315228244
seroprevalence of toxoplasma gondii in domestic and wild animals from the fernando de noronha, brazil.abstract fernando de noronha is an archipelago of 21 islands and islets in the atlantic ocean, state of pernambuco, brazil, and has a varied biodiversity, including alien species or sinantropic animals. the objective here was to determine seroprevalence of toxoplasma gondii in domestic and wild animals from fernando de noronha archipelago, brazil. between july 2007 to may 2010, blood samples were collected from 764 animals (533 domestic and 231 wild animals). sera were tested by the indirect f ...201122150091
Outbreaks of Eastern equine encephalitis in northeastern Brazil.Outbreaks of eastern equine encephalitis observed from May 2008 to August 2009 in the Brazilian states of Pernambuco, Ceará, and Paraíba are reported. The disease occurred in 93 farms affecting 229 equids with a case fatality rate of 72.92%. Main clinical signs were circling, depression or hyperexcitability, ataxia, and progressive paralysis with a clinical manifestation period of 3-15 days. Main histologic lesions were a diffuse lymphocytic encephalomyelitis with neuronal death, satellitosis, n ...201121908293
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