Filipe Dantas-Torres

Summary

Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ticks infesting amphibians and reptiles in Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes FIOCRUZ, PE, Brasil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 17:218-21. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint First record of Desmodus rotundus in urban area from the city of Olinda, Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil: a case report
    Filipe Dantas Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, FIOCRUZ, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 47:107-8. 2005
  3. pmc Canine vector-borne diseases in Brazil
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, PO Box 7472, Recife, 50670420, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Parasit Vectors 1:25. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Towards the standardization of the abbreviations of genus names of ticks (Acari: Parasitiformes: Ixodida)
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Caixa Postal 7472, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego s n, Campus UFPE, Recife, Pernambuco CEP 50670 420, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 154:94-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) (Acari: Ixodidae): from taxonomy to control
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Caixa Postal 7472, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego s n, Campus UFPE, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 152:173-85. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Human exposure to potential rabies virus transmitters in Olinda, State of Pernambuco, between 2002 and 2006
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, PE, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:617-21. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Rocky Mountain spotted fever
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Department of Immunology, Centre of Research Aggeu Magalhães, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:724-32. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of dogs as reservoirs of Leishmania parasites, with emphasis on Leishmania (Leishmania) infantum and Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, CP 7472, Recife 50670 420, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 149:139-46. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Presence of Leishmania amastigotes in peritoneal fluid of a dog with leishmaniasis from Alagoas, Northeast Brazil
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, FIOCRUZ, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 48:219-21. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Canine babesiosis: a Brazilian perspective
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, C P 7472, Recife 50670 420, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 141:197-203. 2006

Collaborators

  • Domenico Otranto
  • Gioia Capelli
  • Antonio Parisi
  • Alzira Maria Paiva de Almeida
  • Sinval Pinto Brandão-Filho
  • Rayana Carla Silva de Morais
  • Pietra Lemos Costa
  • Maria Edileuza Felinto de Brito
  • Luciana Aguiar Figueredo
  • Fernando José da Silva
  • Milena de Paiva-Cavalcanti
  • Milena de Paiva Cavalcanti
  • Kamila Gaudêncio da Silva
  • Vitor Marcio Ribeiro
  • Bruna S Lima
  • Filipe Dantas Torres
  • Ericka L de Almeida
  • Suênia da Cunha Gonçalves
  • André Luis S da Fonseca
  • Sinval P Brandão-Filho
  • Fábio dos Santos Nogueira
  • Suênia da Cunha Gonçalves-de-Albuquerque
  • Vanessa Cristina Fitipaldi Veloso Guimarães
  • Rômulo Pessoa e Silva
  • Manfredo Werkhaüser
  • Kamila Gaudêncio
  • Suênia da Cunha Gonçalves de Albuquerque
  • Francisco Gomes
  • Rômulo Pessoa E Silva
  • Maria E F Brito
  • Sydnei Magno da Silva
  • Ingrid Menz
  • Paulo Tabanez
  • José F Marinho-Junior
  • Maria R de Carvalho
  • Maria Sandra Andrade
  • Ericka Lima Almeida
  • Eduardo Henrique Gomes Rodrigues
  • Alzira Maria Paiva de Almeida
  • Luis Fernando Pita Gondim
  • Lucilene Simões-Mattos
  • Rinaldo Aparecido Mota
  • Eduardo Bento de Faria
  • Geraldo Vieira de Andrade Filho
  • Carlos Valença

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Ticks infesting amphibians and reptiles in Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes FIOCRUZ, PE, Brasil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 17:218-21. 2008
    ..Amblyomma dissimile has been found on a lizard and also small mammals (i.e., rodents and marsupials). New tick-host associations and locality records are given...
  2. ncbi request reprint First record of Desmodus rotundus in urban area from the city of Olinda, Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil: a case report
    Filipe Dantas Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, FIOCRUZ, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 47:107-8. 2005
    ..This is, to our knowledge, the first record of D. rotundus in urban area of Olinda...
  3. pmc Canine vector-borne diseases in Brazil
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, PO Box 7472, Recife, 50670420, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Parasit Vectors 1:25. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Towards the standardization of the abbreviations of genus names of ticks (Acari: Parasitiformes: Ixodida)
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Caixa Postal 7472, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego s n, Campus UFPE, Recife, Pernambuco CEP 50670 420, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 154:94-7. 2008
    ..I hope this abbreviation system will be useful for anyone interested in tick taxonomy and related areas...
  5. doi request reprint The brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) (Acari: Ixodidae): from taxonomy to control
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Caixa Postal 7472, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego s n, Campus UFPE, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 152:173-85. 2008
    ..sanguineus, highlighting the potential risks associated to the improper use of acaricides, such as environmental pollution and toxicity to humans and other non-target organisms (e.g., tick predators)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Human exposure to potential rabies virus transmitters in Olinda, State of Pernambuco, between 2002 and 2006
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, PE, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:617-21. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Rocky Mountain spotted fever
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Department of Immunology, Centre of Research Aggeu Magalhães, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:724-32. 2007
    ..Because there is no vaccine available against RMSF, avoidance of tick-infested areas is still the best way to prevent the infection...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of dogs as reservoirs of Leishmania parasites, with emphasis on Leishmania (Leishmania) infantum and Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, CP 7472, Recife 50670 420, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 149:139-46. 2007
    ..V.) braziliensis. In the present article, the role of dogs as reservoirs of Leishmania parasites, with emphasis on L. (L.) infantum and L. (V.) braziliensis, is reviewed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Presence of Leishmania amastigotes in peritoneal fluid of a dog with leishmaniasis from Alagoas, Northeast Brazil
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, FIOCRUZ, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 48:219-21. 2006
    ..Future studies are needed to determine whether the cytology of ascitic fluid represents a useful tool for diagnosis Leishmania infection in ascitic dogs, particularly in those living in areas where canine leishmaniasis is enzootic...
  10. ncbi request reprint Canine babesiosis: a Brazilian perspective
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, C P 7472, Recife 50670 420, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 141:197-203. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint [Current epidemiological status of visceral leishmaniasis in Northeastern Brazil]
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, PE, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:537-41. 2006
    ..These results showed the need for further studies on risk factors for visceral leishmaniasis in humans, the role of Leishmania chagasi hosts in the zoonotic transmission cycle, and the vector behavior in different geographical regions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic surveillance of canine visceral leishmaniasis in the municipality of Recife, Pernambuco
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:444-5. 2005
    ..Despite the absence of seropositive dogs and sand flies, these findings are not sufficient to discard the occurrence of a zoonotic cycle of visceral leishmaniasis in Recife...
  13. ncbi request reprint Leishmune vaccine: the newest tool for prevention and control of canine visceral leishmaniosis and its potential as a transmission-blocking vaccine
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Caixa Postal 7472, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego, S N, Campus UFPE, Recife, Pernambuco, CEP, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 141:1-8. 2006
    ..Moreover, the potential of the Leishmune as a transmission-blocking vaccine has recently been demonstrated, indicating its usefulness in the control of zoonotic visceral leishmaniosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Leishmania infantum versus Leishmania chagasi: do not forget the law of priority
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes FIOCRUZ, 50670 420 Recife, PE, Brazil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:117-8; discussion 118. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiological survey on canine leishmaniasis among dogs from an urban area of Brazil
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Caixa Postal 7472, Avenida Professor Moraes Rego s n, Campus UFPE, Recife, Pernambuco CEP 50670 420, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 140:54-60. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae), the brown dog tick, parasitizing humans in Brazil
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 39:64-7. 2006
    ..All the ticks were identified as Rhipicephalus sanguineus . These are, to our knowledge, the first four cases of human parasitism by this tick species in Brazil. The possible implications of this finding are discussed here...
  17. doi request reprint Detection of Leishmania infantum in animals and their ectoparasites by conventional PCR and real time PCR
    Rayana Carla Silva de Morais
    Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Av Prof Moraes Rego s n, Recife, PE 50670 420, Brazil
    Exp Appl Acarol 59:473-81. 2013
    ..1 % of all positive samples were exclusively positive by qPCR. The high number of positive animals and ectoparasites also indicates that they could serve as sentinels or indicators of the circulation of L. infantum in risk areas...
  18. doi request reprint Occurrence of antibodies to Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii in dogs from Pernambuco, Northeast Brazil
    Luciana Aguiar Figueredo
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 157:9-13. 2008
    ..This study is the largest serological survey on the presence of anti-N. caninum antibodies in dogs carried out in Brazil and reports for the first time the exposure to N. caninum and T. gondii in dogs from Pernambuco...
  19. ncbi request reprint Visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil: revisiting paradigms of epidemiology and control
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Av Moraes Rego s n, 50670 420 Recife, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 48:151-6. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical and hematological findings in Leishmania braziliensis-infected dogs from Pernambuco, Brazil
    Luciana Aguiar Figueredo
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Recife, PE, Brasil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 21:418-20. 2012
    ..braziliensis...
  21. doi request reprint Detection and quantification of Leishmania braziliensis in ectoparasites from dogs
    Rayana Carla Silva de Morais
    Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Av Prof Moraes Rego s n, 50670 420 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 196:506-8. 2013
    ..braziliensis DNA in ectoparasites, but does not prove their vector competence. Certainly, experimental transmission studies are necessary to assess their role, if any, in the transmission of Leishmania parasites to dogs...
  22. doi request reprint Canine leishmaniosis in the Old and New Worlds: unveiled similarities and differences
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, 50670 420 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Trends Parasitol 28:531-8. 2012
    ..Finally, it calls the attention of veterinary and public health authorities to standardize and improve practices for diagnosing, treating, and preventing the disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous leishmaniasis in northeastern Brazil: a critical appraisal of studies conducted in State of Pernambuco
    Maria Edileuza Felinto de Brito
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, PE, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 45:425-9. 2012
    ..This paper will provide researchers with a critical appraisal of ACL in Pernambuco. Hopefully, it will also be helpful for public health authorities to improve current control strategies against ACL at the state and country levels...
  24. pmc Morphological and genetic diversity of Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato from the New and Old Worlds
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Centre, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation 50670420 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Parasit Vectors 6:213. 2013
    ..The taxonomic status of the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu stricto), which has long been regarded as the most widespread tick worldwide and a vector of many pathogens to dogs and humans, is currently under dispute...
  25. doi request reprint Species diversity and abundance of ticks in three habitats in southern Italy
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Av Prof Moraes Rego s n, 50670 420 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Ticks Tick Borne Dis 4:251-5. 2013
    ..g., suitable meteorological and environmental conditions) associated with the presence of suitable hosts will facilitate their development and reproduction...
  26. doi request reprint Quantitative real time PCR assays for the detection of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis in animals and humans
    Milena de Paiva Cavalcanti
    Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Centre, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, 50670 420 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Mol Cell Probes 27:122-8. 2013
    ..Finally, molecular assays established may represent new tools for future basic and applied research focused on species identification, host-parasite associations, and infection dynamics in host and vector populations...
  27. doi request reprint Ecology of Lutzomyia longipalpis in an area of visceral leishmaniasis transmission in north-eastern Brazil
    Pietra Lemos Costa
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Acta Trop 126:99-102. 2013
    ..longipalpis may be more xerotolerant than southern populations. Further studies to assess the relationship between microclimate and L. longipalpis density in different Brazilian regions are advised...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Geographical expansion of visceral leishmaniasis in the State of Pernambuco]
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, PE, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 39:352-6. 2006
    ..A notable geographical expansion of visceral leishmaniasis in Pernambuco also occurred, probably reflecting the low impact of the current control measures and, possibly, an improvement in the notification system...
  29. doi request reprint Ticks and tick-borne diseases: a One Health perspective
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Centre, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, 50670 420 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Trends Parasitol 28:437-46. 2012
    ..Finally, we emphasize the importance of a One Health approach to tick-borne diseases, calling physicians and veterinarians to unify their efforts in the management of these diseases, several of which are zoonoses...
  30. doi request reprint Dogs, cats, parasites, and humans in Brazil: opening the black box
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Centre, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Recife Pernambuco 50670420, Brazil
    Parasit Vectors 7:22. 2014
    ..Practical aspects related to the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitic diseases of dogs and cats in Brazil are discussed. ..
  31. doi request reprint Small mammals as hosts of Leishmania spp. in a highly endemic area for zoonotic leishmaniasis in North-Eastern Brazil
    Bruna S Lima
    Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Centre, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, 50670420 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 107:592-7. 2013
    ..We assessed the occurrence of Leishmania infection in small mammals in an area of cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis endemicity...
  32. doi request reprint Efficiency of flagging and dragging for tick collection
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, 50670 420 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Exp Appl Acarol 61:119-27. 2013
    ..Field studies employing these collection methods should take this into account to avoid misleading conclusions about tick population dynamics and tick-borne pathogen transmission risk...
  33. pmc Control of visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil: recommendations from Brasileish
    Vitor Marcio Ribeiro
    Escola de Veterinaria, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas Gerais, Angola Brazil
    Parasit Vectors 6:8. 2013
    ..In the face of recent national and international scientific evidence, we, the members of Brasileish, have elaborated some recommendations for the management and control of CVL in Brazil...
  34. doi request reprint Seasonal dynamics of Ixodes ricinus on ground level and higher vegetation in a preserved wooded area in southern Europe
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Departamento de Imunologia, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 192:253-8. 2013
    ..Data generated will be valuable to elaborate better models to predict the distribution of this tick in Europe and to assess the risk of transmitted diseases, particularly Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Causative agents of canine babesiosis in Brazil
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Prev Vet Med 83:210-1; author reply 212-3. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Do any insects other than phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) transmit Leishmania infantum (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) from dog to dog?
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Vet Parasitol 136:379-80. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint [Infection, seropositivity, and disease: what is the difference?]
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Cad Saude Publica 21:1609; author reply 1610. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint [Is visceral leishmaniasis an endemic disease in Recife, Pernambuco?]
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:361-2. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Anaphylactic shock caused by tick bites
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 18:231; author reply 232. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Final comments on an interesting taxonomic dilemma: Leishmania infantum versus Leishmania infantum chagasi
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:929-30. 2006
  41. doi request reprint Fighting neglected tropical diseases in the postgenomic era
    Filipe Dantas-Torres
    Trends Parasitol 24:156-7; author reply 157-8. 2008