Blankaartia sinnamaryi (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) parasitizing birds in southeastern Brazil, with notes on Rickettsia detection

Abstract The larvae of the family Trombiculidae are ectoparasites of vertebrates, including birds. The bite of some species can cause deep lesions and severe skin reactions in the host, these can lead to dermatitis, popularly known as trombiculiasis. A morphological study of chiggers collected on bi...

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Publication Date:2018
Main Author: Bassini-Silva,Ricardo
Other Authors: Jacinavicius,Fernando de Castro, Maturano,Ralph, Muñoz-Leal,Sebastián, Ochoa,Ronald, Bauchan,Gary, Labruna,Marcelo Bahia, Barros-Battesti,Darci Moraes
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1984-29612018000300354
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