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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 ...
Epidemiology of scabies in the West Bank, Palestinian Territories (Occupied)
Background: Scabies is a disease that is considered a public health problem in the Palestinian Territories and in other countries around the world. Scabies causes skin lesions leading to substantial morbidity, and is ...
In Vitro Antibacterial Activity of Selected Palestinian Medicinal Plants against Chlamydia trachomatis
Chlamydia spp. are intracellular pathogens of humans and animals that cause a wide range of diseases such as blinding trachoma and sexually transmitted infections. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there ...
Epidemiology and spatiotemporal analysis of visceral leishmaniasis in Palestine from 1990 to 2017
Objectives: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a deadly disease endemic in all countries around the Mediterranean Sea. In Palestine, VL is transmitted to humans from infected dogs by a sandfly bite. The aim of this study was ...