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

Parasites & Vectors20169:298

  • Received: 5 May 2016
  • Accepted: 5 May 2016
  • Published:

The original article was published in Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:22


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
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.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Immunology, Aggeu Magalhães Research Centre, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Recife, Pernambuco, 50740465, Brazil
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Valenzano, Bari, 70010, Italy


  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.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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