Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 200

Table of Content: September 2016; 8(9)

September 2016

Prevalence of intestinal parasites in the human population of the city Santa Luzia – State of Paraíba, Brazil

The parasites are classified as one of the greatest evils of collective physical being problems, which can cause a state of high fragility, influencing the number of world inhabitants, as a no standard framework for a healthy quality of life. The objective of this study was to identify and quantify the major intestinal parasites found in result of parasitological tests, from the Municipality of Santa Luzia,...

Author(s): Ednaldo Queiroga De Lima, Mayara Thaysa Santos, Rafael Rodrigues De Siqueira, Fernando Medeiros Filho and Rui Nobrega De Pontes Filho

September 2016

Parasitism of Cuterebra (Diptera: Oestridae) on rodents of islands of the Gulf of California, Mexico

The genus, Cuterebra is an obligate dermal parasite of New World mammals that can cause problems with rodent reproduction. 2812 rodents of nine species from nine Gulf of California Islands were sampled for the presence of Cuterebra sp. Only two species of rodents were parasitized by Cuterebra sp. on two islands (Montserrat and Danzante): the canyon mouse, Peromyscus caniceps (n = 261) with a prevalence of 17.97% and the...

Author(s): Arnaud, G., Rodríguez-Moreno, A., Cordero-Tapia, A. and Sandoval, S.