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Tracking leishmaniasis in dogs, wild animals and sand flies in Brazil

Tracking leishmaniasis in dogs, wild animals and sand flies in BrazilResearchers have surveyed the environmentally protected area in Campinas, Southeastern Brazil, which has undergone several changes by human action, especially the implementation of condominiums, and revealed that more than one percent of dogs, as well as some opossums and insect species in the area carry the parasite responsible for the most dangerous form of leishmaniasis.Researchers have surveyed the environmentally protected area in Campinas, Southeastern Brazil, which has undergone several changes by human action, especially the implementation of condominiums, and revealed that more than one percent of dogs, as well as some opossums and insect species in the area carry the parasite responsible for the most dangerous form of leishmaniasis.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170713155050.htm

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