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First-Time Detection of Mycobacterium bovis in Livestock Tissues and Milk in the West Bank, Palestinian Territories
Background: Bovine tuberculosis, bTB, is classified by the WHO as one of the seven neglected zoonontic diseases that cause animal health problems and has high potential to infect humans. In the West Bank, bTB was not ...
Increased Prevalence of Human Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Israel and The Palestinian Authority Caused by the Recent Emergence of a Population of Genetically Similar Strains of Leishmania tropica
Twelve unlinked microsatellite markers were used to determine the microsatellite profiles of 50 newly and 46 previously typed strains of L. tropica from various Israeli and Palestinian foci. Their microsatellite profiles ...
Incidence of Echinococcus granulosus in Domestic Dogs in Palestine as Revealed by Copro-PCR
Hydatidosis or echinococcosisis considered a neglected zoonotic disease despite its high burden in the livestock industry and the high risk of infection by humans in endemic areas. In a cross-sectional study we estimated ...
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 ...
The clinical burden of human cystic echinococcosis in Palestine, 2010-2015
Background Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is classified by the WHO as a neglected disease inflicting economic losses on the health systems of many countries worldwide. The aim of this caseseries study was to investigate the ...
West Nile Virus: Seroprevalence in Animals in Palestine and Israel
West Nile virus (WNV) epidemiological situation in Israel and Palestine, due to their unique location, draws attention following to the global spread of West Nile fever (WNF). Although much information is available from ...