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
gastrointestinal parasitic worms in equines in the paraíba valley, state of são paulo, brazil.over a period of 12 years, from 1988 to 2000, a total of 20 individual equines (16 horses and 4 mules) were selected at random, from 10 municipalities in the paraíba valley, in the state of são paulo, brazil, and then subjected to necropsy for collection of gastrointestinal worms. individual samples of 10% of the intestinal contents were also taken for counting and identifying the species present, and to establish the prevalence of worms in equine species in the paraíba valley. in the sample con ...200616687215
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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