Alexander Welker Biondo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Presence of infectious agents and co-infections in diarrheic dogs determined with a real-time polymerase chain reaction-based panel
    Aline Baumann da Rocha Gizzi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Parana, 1540 R dos Funcionários, Curitiba, PR 80035 050, Brazil
    BMC Vet Res 10:23. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood and postal worker characteristics associated with dog bites in postal workers of the Brazilian National Postal Service in Curitiba
    Eduardo Alexandre de Oliveira
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, 80035 050
    Cien Saude Colet 18:1367-74. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint A review of the occurrence of hemoplasmas (hemotrophic mycoplasmas) in Brazil
    Alexander Welker Biondo
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana, UFPR
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 18:1-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and molecular characterization of Mycoplasma ovis in selected free-ranging Brazilian deer populations
    Ana Laura Grazziotin
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Federal do Parana, Rua dos Funcionários, 1450, Curitiba, PR80035 050, Brazil
    J Wildl Dis 47:1005-11. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Seroprevalence and seroincidence of Leptospira infection in dogs during a one-year period in an endemic urban area in Southern Brazil
    Vivien Midori Morikawa
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 48:50-5. 2015
  6. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in cats from Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
    Marúcia de Andrade Cruz
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana UFPR, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 20:256-8. 2011
  7. pmc MOLECULAR INVESTIGATION OF HEMOTROPIC MYCOPLASMAS IN HUMAN BEINGS, DOGS AND HORSES IN A RURAL SETTLEMENT IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL
    Rafael Felipe da Costa Vieira
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, BR
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 57:353-7. 2015
  8. ncbi request reprint Dog parasite incidence and risk factors, from sampling after one-year interval, in Pinhais, Brazil
    Camila Marinelli Martins
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 21:101-6. 2012
  9. pmc Occurrence and identification of hemotropic mycoplasmas (Hemoplasmas) in free ranging and laboratory rats (Rattus norvegicus) from two Brazilian zoos
    Francisco de Oliveira Conrado
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Biologia Celular e Molecular, Universidade Federal do Parana, Avenida Coronel Francisco H dos Santos, Jardim das Americas, Curitiba, Parana, CEP 81531 900, Brazil
    BMC Vet Res 11:286. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Mycoplasma ovis in captive cervids: prevalence, molecular characterization and phylogeny
    Ana Laura Grazziotin
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Federal do Parana, Rua dos Funcionários, 1450, Curitiba, PR 80035 050, Brazil
    Vet Microbiol 152:415-9. 2011

Collaborators

  • Vivien Midori Morikawa
  • Marcelo Bahia Labruna
  • Helio Langoni
  • Mary Marcondes
  • Matias Pablo Juan Szabó
  • Helio Autran de Morais
  • Fernanda Monego
  • Rafael Silva Duarte
  • Rafael Felipe da Costa Vieira
  • Joanne Belle Messick
  • Ana Laura Grazziotin
  • Ana Marcia Sa Guimaraes
  • Ivan Roque de Barros Filho
  • Andrea Pires dos Santos
  • Francisco de Oliveira Conrado
  • Aline Baumann da Rocha Gizzi
  • Marko Estrada
  • Mariane Angélica Finger
  • Mariana Kikuti
  • Eduardo Alexandre de Oliveira
  • Leila Sabrina Ullmann
  • Camila Marinelli Martins
  • Juliano Leônidas Hoffmann
  • Marúcia de Andrade Cruz
  • Andrea Pires Santos
  • Ahmed Mohamed
  • Marcelo Beltrão Molento
  • Fernanda Silva Fortes
  • Thiago Fernandes Martins
  • Cristina Kraemer Zimpel
  • Naíla Cannes Nascimento
  • Naíla Cannes do Nascimento
  • Odilon Vidotto
  • Nelson Jesse Rodrigues dos Santos
  • Thállitha Samih Wischral Jayme Vieira
  • Simone Tostes Oliveira
  • Christian M Leutenegger
  • Denise Adamczyk Kozemjakin
  • Rafael Stedile
  • Ivan Deconto
  • Peterson Triches Dornbush
  • Christian Leutenegger
  • Rose Maria Manosso
  • Priscila Cavalheiro Marcenovicz
  • Henrique Larsen Brunow Ventura
  • Gisela Braune
  • Igor Adolfo Dexheimer Paploski
  • Leandro Nagae Kuritza
  • Ana Paula Marinho
  • Cristiane da Conceição de Barros
  • Daniele Bier
  • Jaqueline Maria Gonçalves Figueiredo
  • Marcos Jose de Oliveira
  • Patrícia Yukiko Montaño
  • José Maurício Barbanti Duarte
  • Wanderlei de Moraes
  • Lucelia Donatti
  • Zalmir Silvino Cubas
  • Leonilda Correia dos Santos
  • Iara Silveira
  • Ronaldo Viana Leite
  • Jonas Moraes-Filho
  • José Edivaldo Bonacim

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Presence of infectious agents and co-infections in diarrheic dogs determined with a real-time polymerase chain reaction-based panel
    Aline Baumann da Rocha Gizzi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Parana, 1540 R dos Funcionários, Curitiba, PR 80035 050, Brazil
    BMC Vet Res 10:23. 2014
    ..Feces samples were tested for canine distemper virus, canine coronavirus, canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV-2), Clostridium perfringens alpha toxin (CPA), Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia spp., and Salmonella spp. using molecular techniques...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood and postal worker characteristics associated with dog bites in postal workers of the Brazilian National Postal Service in Curitiba
    Eduardo Alexandre de Oliveira
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, 80035 050
    Cien Saude Colet 18:1367-74. 2013
    ..The occurrence of dog bites among postal workers in Curitiba is related to income and population density and prevention strategies should address mailbox position and adequate fencing to provide protection for postal workers...
  3. ncbi request reprint A review of the occurrence of hemoplasmas (hemotrophic mycoplasmas) in Brazil
    Alexander Welker Biondo
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana, UFPR
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 18:1-7. 2009
    ..Further studies should be conducted to better understand their impact on pets, production animals, and wildlife fauna, as well as their role as zoonotic agents, particularly in immunocompromised patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and molecular characterization of Mycoplasma ovis in selected free-ranging Brazilian deer populations
    Ana Laura Grazziotin
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Federal do Parana, Rua dos Funcionários, 1450, Curitiba, PR80035 050, Brazil
    J Wildl Dis 47:1005-11. 2011
    ..ovis, 'Candidatus Mycoplasma erythrocervae', and a hemoplasma most closely related to M. ovis. Phylogenetic analysis of the 23S rRNA gene from selected sequences confirmed these relationships...
  5. doi request reprint Seroprevalence and seroincidence of Leptospira infection in dogs during a one-year period in an endemic urban area in Southern Brazil
    Vivien Midori Morikawa
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 48:50-5. 2015
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the seroprevalence and seroincidence of leptospirosis infection in dogs in an urban low-income community in southern Brazil where human leptospirosis is endemic...
  6. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in cats from Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
    Marúcia de Andrade Cruz
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana UFPR, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 20:256-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, low feline toxoplasmosis seroprevalence may be associated to owned cats due to adequate dietary care and restricted outdoor access, as well as low local environmental exposure...
  7. pmc MOLECULAR INVESTIGATION OF HEMOTROPIC MYCOPLASMAS IN HUMAN BEINGS, DOGS AND HORSES IN A RURAL SETTLEMENT IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL
    Rafael Felipe da Costa Vieira
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, BR
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 57:353-7. 2015
    ..0014). In conclusion, although canine hemoplasma infection was highly prevalent, cross-species hemoplasma transmission was not observed, and therefore may not frequently occur despite overexposure of agents and vectors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dog parasite incidence and risk factors, from sampling after one-year interval, in Pinhais, Brazil
    Camila Marinelli Martins
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 21:101-6. 2012
    ..Therefore, isolated antiparasitic treatment strategies may have no impact on parasite control, given the risk of introduction of new agents, thereby limiting the prevention strategies...
  9. pmc Occurrence and identification of hemotropic mycoplasmas (Hemoplasmas) in free ranging and laboratory rats (Rattus norvegicus) from two Brazilian zoos
    Francisco de Oliveira Conrado
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Biologia Celular e Molecular, Universidade Federal do Parana, Avenida Coronel Francisco H dos Santos, Jardim das Americas, Curitiba, Parana, CEP 81531 900, Brazil
    BMC Vet Res 11:286. 2015
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate the occurrence of hemoplasmas in free-ranging rats (Rattus norvegicus) captured in the Passeio Público and Curitiba Zoo and compare hematologic parameters of infected and non-infected animals...
  10. doi request reprint Mycoplasma ovis in captive cervids: prevalence, molecular characterization and phylogeny
    Ana Laura Grazziotin
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Federal do Parana, Rua dos Funcionários, 1450, Curitiba, PR 80035 050, Brazil
    Vet Microbiol 152:415-9. 2011
    ..ovis and only 89.4% identity to the 23S rRNA gene of the fawn's M. ovis. This is the first report of M. ovis in captive South American deer, revealing a high prevalence of hemoplasma infection in these animals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occurrences of anti-Toxoplasma gondii and anti-Neospora caninum antibodies in Barbary sheep at Curitiba zoo, southern Brazil
    Vivien Midori Morikawa
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana UFPR, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 23:255-9. 2014
    ..The present study has shown that Barbary sheep at Curitiba zoo were exposed to T. gondii and N. caninum and therefore may act as intermediate hosts, spreading toxoplasmosis and neosporosis within and between species in shared areas. ..
  12. pmc Serological and molecular survey of Leptospira spp. among cart horses from an endemic area of human leptospirosis in Curitiba, southern Brazil
    Mariane Angélica Finger
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Paraná UFPR, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 56:473-6. 2014
    ..Cart horses are a re-emerging population employed to carry recyclable material in cities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Rickettsia bellii and Rickettsia felis in dogs, São José dos Pinhais, State of Paraná, Brazil
    Fernanda Silva Fortes
    Laboratório de Doenças Parasitárias, Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana, Rua dos Funcionários 1540, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 19:222-7. 2010
    ..circulation in dogs in the area studied may be considered at low prevalence, suggesting low risk of human infection, the present data demonstrate for the first time the exposure of dogs to R. bellii and R. felis in Southern Brazil...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cat infected by a variant of bat rabies virus in a 29-year disease-free urban area of southern Brazil
    Vivien Midori Morikawa
    Laboratório de Doenças Parasitárias, Departamento de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 45:255-6. 2012
    ..After 29 years, rabies was detected in a cat in Curitiba, southern Brazil...
  15. doi request reprint gyrA and gyrB gene mutation in ciprofloxacin-resistant Mycobacterium massiliense clinical isolates from Southern Brazil
    Fernanda Monego
    Pós graduação em Biologia Celular e Molecular, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    Microb Drug Resist 18:1-6. 2012
    ..No gyrB mutation was observed in all tested M. massiliense isolates. In conclusion, our results have shown that mutations of gyrA codon 90 are frequent and may constitute an important mechanism of resistance to FQ in M. massiliense...