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- dos Santos, Caroline Spitz; de Jesus, Vera Lúcia Teixeira; McIntosh, Douglas; Carreiro, Caroline Cunha; Batista, Lilian Cristina Oliveira; do Bomfim Lopes, Bruno; Neves, Daniel Marchesi; Lopes, Carlos Wilson Gomes
- Parasitology research 2017 v.116 no.9 pp. 2479-2488
- parasitism, etc ; Alouatta; Callithrix penicillata; Diplopoda; Geochelone; Tayassu pecari; Tetratrichomonas; captive animals; feces; flagellum; host range; host-parasite relationships; mammals; models; parasites; sequence analysis; tortoises; Brazil; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Non-human primates are our closest relatives and represent an interesting model for comparative parasitological studies. However, research on this topic particularly in relation to intestinal parasites has been fragmentary and limited mainly to animals held in captivity. Thus, our knowledge of host-parasite relationships in this species-rich group of mammals could be considered rudimentary. The cu ...