Parasites & Vectors

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Erratum to: Dogs, cats, parasites, and humans in Brazil: opening the black box

  • Filipe Dantas-Torres
  • Domenico Otranto
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Unfortunately, we found an error in Fig. 3 of our published paper [1]. The order of the images 3 L to 3P is not correct. The corrected version of Fig. 3 is included below. This correction also applies to the electronic supplementary material (Authors’ original file for Fig. 3 13071_2013_1729_MOESM4_ESM.tif).
Fig. 3

Ectoparasites of dogs and cats. Line drawings for the identification of common dog and cat ectoparasites (fleas: af; lice: gj and mites: kp) found in Brazil. For details see Table 3

We would like to apologise for this error and for any inconvenience this may have caused.


  1. 1.
    Dantas-Torres F, Otranto D. Dogs, cats, parasites, and humans in Brazil: opening the black box. Parasit Vectors. 2014;7:22. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-22.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Centre, Oswaldo Cruz FoundationRecifeBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of BariBariItaly

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