theileria infections in small ruminants in the east and southeast anatolia.this study was carried out to determine the prevalence of theileria (t.) ovis and to investigate the presence of t. lestoquardi in small ruminants by microscopic examination (me) and polymerase chain reaction (pcr) in the east and southeast anatolia. whole blood samples (677 sheep and 142 goats) and thin blood smears (656 sheep and 139 goats) were collected from malatya, muş, erzincan, erzurum, iğdir, diyarbakir and mardin. piroplasms of theileria spp. were detected in 18.29% (120/656) of sheep ...200718224614
monitoring of thermal therapy based on shear modulus changes: ii. shear wave imaging of thermal lesions.the clinical applicability of high-intensity focused ultrasound (hifu) for noninvasive therapy is currently hampered by the lack of robust and real-time monitoring of tissue damage during treatment. the goal of this study is to show that the estimation of local tissue elasticity from shear wave imaging (swi) can lead to a precise mapping of the lesion. hifu treatment and monitoring were respectively performed using a confocal setup consisting of a 2.5-mhz single element transducer focused at 34 ...201121859579
short report: distribution and feeding preference of the sand flies phlebotomus sergenti and p. papatasi in a cutaneous leishmaniasis focus in sanliurfa, turkey.sand flies (diptera: psychodidae) and rodents were collected in the endemic focus of urban cutaneous leishmaniasis in sanliurfa, turkey. phlebotomus sergenti and p. papatasi represented 99% of the sand fly population. these flies were trapped in highest numbers in animal sheds, followed by cellars. however, p. sergenti was relatively more abundant in rooms. an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay of the gut contents from blood-fed females detected immunoglobulins specific to birds and mammals, sugg ...200312556140
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