[serologic studies of domestic animals for listeriosis, q-fever, and brucellosis in cairo].first serological investigations among domestic animals (donkey, goat, sheep, swine, dog) and rats (rattus norvegicus) carried out in the surroundings of persons from waste disposal sites in cairo indicate the occurrence of listeriosis, q fever and brucellosis.19892684762
anti-toxoplasma gondii antibodies in working donkeys and donkey's milk in greater cairo, egypt.toxoplasma gondii is one of the important zoonotic parasites of worldwide zoological & geographical distribution. elisa prevalence of toxoplasma gondii in egyptian locally bred working donkeys in greater cairo was evaluated. the donkeys were 75 females & 25 males aged between 3-10 years. the results showed that elisa antibodies of t. gondii were found in 45 out of 100 (45%) working donkeys. donkeys' milk obtained from fifteen pregnant females was t. gondii positive in seven (46.3%). the zoonotic ...201021246953
[the significance of detecting corynebacterium equi in the conjunctiva of children in cairo].the probable correlations between certain corynebacterium are discussed. carpenter et al. (1976) describes a corynebacterium equi-pneumonia in a patient with hodgkin's disease; gardner et. al. (1976) also reports on a case of pneumonia. golub et. al. (1967) demonstrates a lung abscess resulting from corynebacterium equi. williams et. al. (1971) demonstrates a thoracic infection in an immunosuppressed patient. although, our findings have been demonstrated only in conjunctivitis of children, hithe ...19892583507
leptospirosis in man, in wild and in domestic animals at waste disposal sites in cairo.the authors examined 65 rattus rattus, 28 pigs, 12 donkeys, 67 goats, 5 sheep, 1 cow and 1 dog as well as 196 inhabitants at two settlements on the waste disposal sites at the periphery of cairo. rattus norvegicus were positive in 55.4% for l. ictero-haemorrhagiae, pigs in 14.3% for l. pomona and in 3.6% for l. ictero-haemorrhagiae. 2 out of 12 donkeys were positive for l. pomona, 1 of them for l. pyrogenes and l. icterohaemorrhagiae as well, goats in 1.5% for l. grippotyphosa. human sera reacte ...19892583498
sero-prevalence of avian influenza in animals and human in opposite to most countries, avian influenza virus h5n1 became endemic in egypt. since, its first emerge in 2006 in egypt, the virus could infect different species of birds and animals and even human. beside the great economic losses to the local poultry industry in egypt, the virus infected 166 confirmed human cases, 59 cases ended fatally. in the present study, the persistence of the avian influenza in the egyptian environment was studied. for this purpose, serum samples were collected from ...201324498821
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