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studies on zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis among a group of temporary workers in north sinai governorate, egypt.leishmaniasis (cutaneous, cl. and visceral, vl.) is an increasing public health problem in the mediterranean region. from a practical point of view, zcl is the most important and distributed form in egypt. consequently, it was aimed to study the status of zcl among a group of temporary workers in north sinai governorate. the results showed that (i) rodent populations are more or less common in al arish city (rattus rattus and r. norvegicus), bir lehfan (gerbillus pyramidum) and abo oegela (g. py ...19957602176
natural babesia infection sought in black and norway rats trapped in five egyptian governorates.babesiosis is a protozoal disease caused by members of the genus babesia transmitted by the ixodid ticks. it is a parasite of various mammalian hosts as bovine (b. bovis), equine (b. equi), rodent (b. microti), canine (b. canis) and others. human cases of babesiosis have been reported from several countries including egypt. it is now well established that man may become infected (fulminating or subclinical) with several species of babesia without prior splenectomy. in this paper, a total of 398 ...19938376851
the current status of fleas according to environmental changes in some governorates in egypt.a preliminary survey of domestic rodent and their fleas was carried out in different environmental governorates (ismailia, dakahlia, el-fayoum, north sinai and matrouh), egypt. flea index (number of flea/rodent) and percentage frequency of different flea species were recorded in spring (2009- 2010). the main rodent species found were the norway rat, rattus norvegicus, the grey-bellied rat, rattus rattus alexandrinus, the white- bellied rat, rattus rattus frugivorus, the house mouse, mus musculus ...201121634253
ecology of cutaneous leishmaniasis in sinai: linking parasites, vectors and hosts.cutaneous leishmaniasis (cl) is a neglected clinical form of public health importance that is quite prevalent in the northern and eastern parts of egypt. a comprehensive study over seven years (january 2005-december 2011) was conducted to track cl transmission with respect to both sandfly vectors and animal reservoirs. the study identified six sandfly species collected from different districts in north sinai: phlebotomus papatasi, phlebotomus kazeruni, phlebotomus sergenti, phlebotomus alexandri ...201424821060
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