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Jun 11, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Prevalence of Canine Babesiosis in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State

Moses Ojonugwa Oguche, Israel Joshua Barde, Mayowa Peter Olabode, Waziri Ibrahim Anjili, Victor Haruna, Daniel Apeh, Samson Mark, Joshua Bako Mafulul, Khalin Suleiman Wujat
A study on the prevalence of canine babesiosis was carried out at Jos south Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria, between May and June 2019. Giemsa stained blood smears of 150 dogs revealed that 20 (13.33%) of the dogs were positive with Babesia canis. Among these, 63 (42.00%) were puppies aged less than 6 months, and 87 (58.00%) are adult dogs aged 9 months and above infected by the parasite. However, the age is found significantly correlated with Babesia canis as all the positives a...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106401


Jun 04, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Potential Application of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (Malvaceae) Aqueous Extract for Assessment of Viability of Protoscolices from Hydatid Cysts

Elsayed E. Elowni, Mohamed F. Ahmad, Ghada H. Abdelnabi, Reem M. Badawi
Cystic echinococcosis (hydatidosis) is a serious zoonotic parasitic disease of global public health and economic importance. It is caused by infection with hydatid cysts, the larva of a tapeworm of canines, particularly dogs. The canine hosts become infected with the adult parasite when they ingest with viscera fertile hydatid cysts containing protoscolices (PSCs). Generally, the mere presence of PSCs in a hydatid cyst has been considered an indication of infectivity to the host. There is no tan...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106398


Nov 30, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Antileishmanial Activity of Coumarin from Amburana cearensis Seeds

Roxeane Martins Monteiro, Igor de Sá Carneiro, Felipe Domingos de Sousa, Maria Jania Teixeira, Regina Claudia Matos Dourado, Renato de Azevedo Moreira, Ana Cristina de Oliveira Monteiro Moreira
Visceral leishmaniasis is caused by parasites of the genus Leishmania. Prevalent in developing countries, the disease is on the list of the world’s most neglected diseases. Most cases (90%) in Latin America occur in Brazil, especially in the Northeast. The condition is treated mainly with pentavalent antimonials, an expensive and relatively inefficient drug known to induce resistance. In search of new antileishm
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103829


Sep 22, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Intestinal Parasitic among Children with Less Than Fifteen Years Old in the Rural Neighbourhoods of Saurimo, Province of Lunda-Sul, Angola

Estefania Lourenco Conceicao Agostinho, Antonio Neres Norberg, Paulo Roberto Blanco Moreira Norberg, Fabiano Guerra Sanches, José Tadeu Madeira de Oliveira, Nicolau Maués Serra Freire
Background: Intestinal parasites are among the most common pathogens found in humans. Helminths and protozoa which colonize the intestine constitute an important public health problem in the world. Considering that more than half of the world population is infected by enteroparasites, with high prevalence among the poorest, this research aimed to investigate parasitological indicators among children under fifteen years of age in t
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103895


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