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Prevalence of Trypanosoma evansi in livestock in Palestine
Background: Trypanosoma evansi is the causative agent of surra, a disease that occurs in many animal species. The disease is responsible for substantial losses in global production and can be fatal if not diagnosed early. ...
Common FTO rs9939609 variant and risk of type 2 diabetes in Palestine
Background: Genetic and environmental factors play a crucial role in the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and obesity. This study aimed to investigate the association of the fat-mass and obesity-associated ...
Case Report: Autochthonous Case of Human Visceral Leishmaniasis in the West Bank, Palestine
Human visceral leishmaniasis (HVL) is a parasitic disease infecting children in the Mediterranean region. Here,weportray a case of a 2-year-old child with an epidemiological description of the situation surrounding the ...
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 ...
Prevalence of selected intestinal protozoan infections in marginalized rural communities in Palestine
(BioMed Central, 2019-12-11)
Background: Intestinal parasitic infections are common in rural areas with poor infrastructure and low socioeconomic status. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of selected parasitic infections in marginalized ...