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- Hamarsheh, Omar; Nasereddin, Abedalmajeed; Damaj, Safa; Sawalha, SamIr; Al-Jawabreh, Hanan; Azmi, Kifaya; Amro, Ahmad; Ereqat, Suheir; Abdeen, Ziad; Al-Jawabreh, Amer
- Parasites & vectors 2012 v.5 no.1 pp. 183
- West Bank, etc ; DNA; Leishmania infantum; Phlebotominae; cysteine proteinases; dogs; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; foxes; humans; internal transcribed spacers; jackals; parasites; polymerase chain reaction; risk; surveys; visceral leishmaniasis; Mediterranean region; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... 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 in nature by wild and domestic reservoirs, including dogs, foxes and jackals. Infected dogs are the primary reservoir host in endemic regions and are the most significant risk ...
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