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Serological and molecular survey of Leishmania parasites in apparently healthy dogs in the West Bank, Palestine
Background: Canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL) is caused by Leishmania infantum in all Mediterranean countries. The Leishmania parasite is transmitted by the bite of a corresponding sand fly vector and primarily maintained ...
Epidemiological and clinical features of cutaneous leishmaniases in Jenin District,Palestine, including characterisation of the causative agents in clinical samples
During 2002–2009, 466 cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) were reported from Jenin District, Palestine, affecting both genders. The average annual incidence was 23 cases per 100 000 inhabitants, increasing with age in ...
Antileishmanial Potential of Crude Plant Extracts Derived from Medicinal Plants in Palestine
Herbal and traditional medicine is commonly and widely used in Palestine. There has been no ethno pharmacological study to document the usefulness of traditional or medicinal plants from Palestine against leishmaniasis, ...
Development of polymorphic EST microsatellite markers for the sand fly, Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae)
Background: Phlebotomus papatasi is a widely distributed sand fly species in different tropical and sub-tropical regions including the Middle East and North Africa. It is considered an important vector that transmits ...