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the epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis and other intestinal parasitoses in children in southern guinea-bissau.in order to determine the prevalence of cryptosporidium and other intestinal parasites, a household sample survey of children under 5 years old was carried out during the late dry season in 8 rural villages in southern guinea-bissau, west africa. cryptosporidium oocysts were found in 10 of 270 stool samples (3.7%), using a safranin-methylene blue staining method. of these 10 children (age range 5-16 months), all non-muslims, 6 had diarrhoea, giving a prevalence of 12.5% in 48 children with diarr ...19873450011
[forécariah virus, a new representative of the bhanja antigenic group, isolated in the republic of guinea].a new arbovirus named "forécariah" has been isolated from ticks boophylus geigy in republic of guinea (west africa), district forecariah. this virus is classified into bhanja antigen group, due to its physico-chemical, biological and antigenic properties.19863731364
bovine brucellosis in guinea and west africa. 19744468681
taeniasis, cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis in nigeria: iii--prevalence of bovine and porcine cysticercosis, and hydatid cyst infection based on joint examination of slaughtered food animals. 19807194897
an epidemic in guinea bissau. 19948134937
[preliminary epidemiological survey on prevalences of salmonella spp. at bissau abattoir (guinea-bissau)].considering the importance of salmonella as a mortality and morbidity agent, in particular in children, a study on salmonella prevalence was performed in collaboration with the guinea-bissau authorities through an epidemiological survey at bissau slaughterhouse. the prevalence rate in 117 bovines slaughtered and approved for human consumption was 13.7%, with 8.5% sampled in the intestine and 5.1% in the gallbladder. rectal swabbing in 74 live animals resulted in the isolation of s. stanleyville ...19969008957
evolution and clonal traits of mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in guinea-bissau.two hundred twenty-nine consecutive isolates of mycobacterium tuberculosis complex from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in guinea-bissau, which is located in west africa, were analyzed for clonal origin by biochemical typing and dna fingerprinting. by using four biochemical tests (resistance to thiophene-2-carboxylic acid hydrazide, niacin production, nitrate reductase test, and pyrazinamidase test), the isolates could be assigned to five different biovars. the characteristics of four strai ...199910565899
animal production and genetic resources in guinea bissau: i--northern cacheu province.a survey of the animal production systems and genetic resources was conducted in northern cacheu province, guinea bissau. animal owners and their families, village chiefs, shepherds and local officials were interviewed. the vast majority of the population is dedicated to very small-scale subsistence farming where animal ownership has an important role in both food supply, ceremonial events and as form of cash reserve. cattle (n'dama and west african shorthorn breeds) are owned by the two larger ...200818716910
animal production and genetic resources in guinea bissau: ii--tombali province.a survey of the animal production systems and genetic resources was conducted in tombali province, guinea bissau. animal owners and their families, village chiefs, shepherds and local officials were interviewed. the vast majority of the population is dedicated to very small-scale subsistence farming where animal ownership has an important role in both food supply, ceremonial events and as form of cash reserve. animal production in the area is characterized by the existence of several ethnic grou ...200818716911
attraction of glossina longipalpis (diptera: glossinidae) in guinea-bissau to odor-baited biconical traps.the catches of tsetse flies, stomoxys, and tabanids in biconial traps baited with different synthetic odors were compared in the jopá-cobiana forest, northwestern guinea-bissau. thirty-six traps, the baits of which were randomly interchanged each of 10 sampling days, were baited either with (a) 1-octen-3-ol (octenol) + phenols [4-methylphenol + 3-propylphenol] + acetone + n'dama cow urine ("urine"), (b) octenol + phenols + acetone, (c) octenol + phenols, (d) acetone, (e) acetone + urine, or (f) ...19912056513
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