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prevalence of linguatula serrata infection in animals from the cairo abattoir. 19761255360
comparative studies on hydatidosis in farm animals in egypt.a survey on the frequency of hydatid disease in animals slaughtered in cairo abattoir revealed that the percentage in camels, sheep, pigs, cows and buffaloes attained 31.0%, 1.33%, 4.62%, 0.0% and 0.0% respectively. in camels and pigs the lungs were the main predilection sites of hydatid cysts, while in sheep the liver was the most infested organ. the wall thickness of the cysts was different according to the host species and the location of the cyst. the parasitic membrane of the cysts collecte ...19921459031
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
[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
host-feeding patterns of mosquitoes (diptera: culicidae) in a rural village near cairo, egypt. 19882903933
oestrid head maggots in slaughtered sheep in cairo abattoir.oestrosis or infestation of sheep, goats, ibex, argali and sometimes man with oestrus ovis maggots is a real problem in sheep-farming areas allover the world. parasitism in sheep may be benign, the majority of cases do not terminate fatally, but death may come within a week after appearance of aggravated symptoms. in man, ophthalmomyiasis (sometimes nasopharyngeal) may be benign to destruction of the eye ball or the entire eye in misdiagnosis. in the present study, examination of 1200 slaughtere ...19979425828
sheep-dog-man. the risk zoonotic cycle in hydatidosis.hydatid cyst, the larval cestod of echinococcus granulosus infects both man and animal. in the last five years, fourteen cases have been surgically treated in the universities hospitals of cairo (9) and ain shams (5). the highly infected site was the liver and the least was the spleen. on the other hand, a total of 2,871,510 sheep slaughtered in the governmental abattoirs over five years (1995-1999) showed an overall hydatidosis of 0.33%. the highly infected site was the lung followed by the liv ...200010946504
sensitivity and specificity of various serological tests for the detection of toxoplasma gondii infection in naturally infected sheep.comparative serological examination of 300 serum samples from sheep slaughtered in the main abattoir in cairo, egypt revealed a higher prevalence of toxoplasmosis (43.7%) with the modified agglutination test (mat), followed by the enzyme linked immune-sorbant assay (elisa) (41.7%) and the indirect fluorescent antibody test (ifat) (37%), while the lowest prevalence was detected with the dye test (dt) (34%). when the data from the first three serological tests were compared with that of the dt tes ...200818406534
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