Ticks collected from equine and canine in Santa Catarina State, Brazil
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Keywords

Ticks
horse
dog
Amblyomma

How to Cite

Lavina, M. S., de Souza, A. P., Bellato, V., Sartor, A. A., Moura, A. B., & Famadas, K. M. (2014). Ticks collected from equine and canine in Santa Catarina State, Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 36(1), 79–84. Retrieved from https://rbmv.org/BJVM/article/view/443

Abstract

ABSTRACT. Lavina M.S., Souza A.P., Bellato V., Sartor A.A., Moura A.B. & Famadas K.M. [Ticks collected from equine and canine in Santa Catarina State, Brazil.] Ixodídeos coletados em equinos e caninos no Estado de Santa Catarina. Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 36(1):79-84, 2014. Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência Animal. Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina. Avenida Luiz de Camões, 241, Ap. 202, Bairro Coral, Lages, SC 88523-000 Brasil. E-mail: marciavetcav@yahoo.com.br Aiming to report the ticks present in horses and dogs in the state of Santa Catarina, ticks were identified from the collection of the Laboratory of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases Center Agroveterinary Sciences (CAV), University of the State of Santa Catarina (UDESC) formed since 1999 and ticks collected in the period from 2008 to 2012 in 33 municipalities of the six mesoregions state. The ticks present in the collection were obtained from samples collected directly in the hosts and samples received at the laboratory. In dogs were identified species Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, R. sanguineus, Amblyomma aureolatum, A. ovale, A. tigrinum and A. cajennense; and in horses R. (B.) microplus, Anocentor nitens and A. cajennense. The species A. cajennense was first diagnosed in dogs and horses in the State.

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