8 Works

Seasonal fluctuations of Babesia bigemina and Rhipicephalus microplus in Brangus and Nellore cattle reared in the Cerrado biome, Brazil

Kauê Rodriguez Martins, Marcos Valério Garcia, Paulino Bonatte-Junior, Pâmella Oliveira Duarte, Barbara Guimarães Csordas, Leandro de Oliveira Souza Higa, Namor Pinheiro Zimmermann, Jacqueline Cavalcante Barros & Renato Andreotti
Abstract Background The tick Rhipicephalus microplus (Ixodida: Ixodidae, Canestrini, 1888) causes substantial economic and health losses in cattle production and is the main vector of Babesia bigemina (Piroplasmidae: Babesidae, Smith & Kilborne, 1893). Babesia bigemina is responsible for a tick-borne disease known as babesiosis that can cause hemolytic anemia, fever and death. In the study reported here, we investigated the relationship between the number of ticks per animal and the number of B. bigemina cytochrome...

Congenital anomalies during the 2015–2018 Zika virus epidemic: a population-based cross-sectional study

Fabio Antonio Venancio, Maria Eulina Quilião, Danielli de Almeida Moura, Micael Viana de Azevedo, Sahra de Almeida Metzker, Lisany Krug Mareto, Márcio José de Medeiros, Cláudia Du Bocage Santos-Pinto & Everton Falcão de Oliveira
Abstract Background Congenital anomalies are associated with several clinical and epidemiological complications. Following the Zika epidemic onset in Latin America, the incidence of congenital anomalies increased in Brazil. This study aimed to determine the frequency of congenital anomalies in one Brazilian state and assess potential factors associated with them. Methods This cross-sectional descriptive study was based on data concerning congenital anomalies recorded in the Brazilian Live-Born Information System during the Zika epidemic in Mato Grosso...

Feasibility of dried blood spot for hepatitis C diagnosis in vulnerable subjects and people living in remote areas from Brazil

Livia Melo Villar, Marjorie Parra de Lima, Helena Medina Cruz, Vanessa Salete de Paula, Leticia de Paula Scalioni, Geane Lopes Flores, Filipe Anibal Carvalho-Costa, Cynara Carvalho Parente, Maria Rosangela Cunha Duarte Coelho, Ana Cecilia Cavalcanti de Albuquerque, Flavio Augusto Pádua Milagres, Marcelo Santos Cruz, Tarcisio Matos Andrade, Ana Rita Coimbra Motta-Castro, Jurema Corrêa da Mota, Lia Laura Lewis-Ximenez & Francisco Inácio Bastos
Abstract Background Agile, accessible and cheap diagnosis of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is essential to achieve the elimination of this infection, worldwide, as mandated by the World Health Organzation as part of its strategy for 2030. Dried blood spots (DBS) can be an attractive alternative for sample collection among people living in remote areas and vulnerable populations due to the less invasive collection, its biosafety, and storage & transportation of samples at room temperature....

Global trends in research on the effects of climate change on Aedes aegypti: international collaboration has increased, but some critical countries lag behind

Ana Cláudia Piovezan-Borges, Francisco Valente-Neto, Gustavo Lima Urbieta, Susan G. W. Laurence & Fabio de Oliveira Roque
Abstract Background Mosquito-borne diseases (e.g., transmitted by Aedes aegypti) affect almost 700 million people each year and result in the deaths of more than 1 million people annually. Methods We examined research undertaken during the period 1951–2020 on the effects of temperature and climate change on Ae. aegypti, and also considered research location and between-country collaborations. Results The frequency of publications on the effects of climate change on Ae. aegypti increased over the period examined,...

Seasonal fluctuations of Babesia bigemina and Rhipicephalus microplus in Brangus and Nellore cattle reared in the Cerrado biome, Brazil

Kauê Rodriguez Martins, Marcos Valério Garcia, Paulino Bonatte-Junior, Pâmella Oliveira Duarte, Barbara Guimarães Csordas, Leandro de Oliveira Souza Higa, Namor Pinheiro Zimmermann, Jacqueline Cavalcante Barros & Renato Andreotti
Abstract Background The tick Rhipicephalus microplus (Ixodida: Ixodidae, Canestrini, 1888) causes substantial economic and health losses in cattle production and is the main vector of Babesia bigemina (Piroplasmidae: Babesidae, Smith & Kilborne, 1893). Babesia bigemina is responsible for a tick-borne disease known as babesiosis that can cause hemolytic anemia, fever and death. In the study reported here, we investigated the relationship between the number of ticks per animal and the number of B. bigemina cytochrome...

Feasibility of dried blood spot for hepatitis C diagnosis in vulnerable subjects and people living in remote areas from Brazil

Livia Melo Villar, Marjorie Parra de Lima, Helena Medina Cruz, Vanessa Salete de Paula, Leticia de Paula Scalioni, Geane Lopes Flores, Filipe Anibal Carvalho-Costa, Cynara Carvalho Parente, Maria Rosangela Cunha Duarte Coelho, Ana Cecilia Cavalcanti de Albuquerque, Flavio Augusto Pádua Milagres, Marcelo Santos Cruz, Tarcisio Matos Andrade, Ana Rita Coimbra Motta-Castro, Jurema Corrêa da Mota, Lia Laura Lewis-Ximenez & Francisco Inácio Bastos
Abstract Background Agile, accessible and cheap diagnosis of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is essential to achieve the elimination of this infection, worldwide, as mandated by the World Health Organzation as part of its strategy for 2030. Dried blood spots (DBS) can be an attractive alternative for sample collection among people living in remote areas and vulnerable populations due to the less invasive collection, its biosafety, and storage & transportation of samples at room temperature....

Congenital anomalies during the 2015–2018 Zika virus epidemic: a population-based cross-sectional study

Fabio Antonio Venancio, Maria Eulina Quilião, Danielli de Almeida Moura, Micael Viana de Azevedo, Sahra de Almeida Metzker, Lisany Krug Mareto, Márcio José de Medeiros, Cláudia Du Bocage Santos-Pinto & Everton Falcão de Oliveira
Abstract Background Congenital anomalies are associated with several clinical and epidemiological complications. Following the Zika epidemic onset in Latin America, the incidence of congenital anomalies increased in Brazil. This study aimed to determine the frequency of congenital anomalies in one Brazilian state and assess potential factors associated with them. Methods This cross-sectional descriptive study was based on data concerning congenital anomalies recorded in the Brazilian Live-Born Information System during the Zika epidemic in Mato Grosso...

Global trends in research on the effects of climate change on Aedes aegypti: international collaboration has increased, but some critical countries lag behind

Ana Cláudia Piovezan-Borges, Francisco Valente-Neto, Gustavo Lima Urbieta, Susan G. W. Laurence & Fabio de Oliveira Roque
Abstract Background Mosquito-borne diseases (e.g., transmitted by Aedes aegypti) affect almost 700 million people each year and result in the deaths of more than 1 million people annually. Methods We examined research undertaken during the period 1951–2020 on the effects of temperature and climate change on Ae. aegypti, and also considered research location and between-country collaborations. Results The frequency of publications on the effects of climate change on Ae. aegypti increased over the period examined,...

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  • Federal University of Bahia
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  • Universidade Federal do Ceará
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  • Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation
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