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Prevalence of Human Specific Giardia lamblia in Irish Sheltered Canines: An Unknown Risk Factor for Human Infection

Elizabeth R. Horgan , Louise M. O’Connor , Rita E. Gately , Áine B. McNamara , Cara R. Osborne , Dearbháile C. Morris

Giardia lamblia is a prominent cause of parasitic-induced diarrhoea with prolonged infections linked to temporary malabsorption. In 2018, 270 giardiasis cases were notified in Ireland, a six-fold increase since 2013. Although G. lamblia is genetically grouped into 8 host-specific assemblages, with A ...

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Prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodes of cattle slaughtered at the lugbe slaughter slab, federal capital territory (FCT), Abuja

Onyekanihu Amaka Lilian , Arowolo Olajoke Bukola , Tags Zacharia Sam , Opara Nwachukwu Maxwell , Mohammed Balarabe Rabiu

Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the role of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the treatment of lung fibrosis induced by amiodarone drug. Materials and Methods: Seventy adult male Wistar albino rats were divided into three groups (n=20) plus ten rats were used for PRP collection. The first group ...

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Prevalence and antibiotic resistance profile of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O157 (STEC) from retailed miscellaneous meat and fish types in Abuja, Nigeria

Adaeze Joy Alu , Gabriel K. Omeiza , James A. Ameh , Enem S.I

Most Escherichia coli strains are harmless intestinal bacteria of animals, but some are implicated in food infection/poisoning especially Shiga toxin (or Vero toxin) producing E. coli (STEC) due to consumption of meat. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence and antibiotic resistance profile ...

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Urinary Schistosomiasis and its Associated Risk Factors Among Inhabitants of Internally Displaced Peoples’ (IDP) Camps in Maiduguri, North-eastern Nigeria: A Cross-sectional Study

Hassan Ismail Musa , Abubakar Sadiq Muhammad , Abdulyeken Olawale Tijjani , Adamu Saleh Saidu , Muhammad Mamman Gashua , Mohammed Goje , Deborah Tosin Ojo , Muhammad Auwal Idris

Urinary schistosomiasis is a tropical parasitic disease caused by Schistosoma haematobium and is usually associated with lesions in the genito-urinary tracts of affected people. A cross-sectional study was designed to examine factors influencing the occurrence of the disease among ...

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Seroprevalence and Risk Factors of Human Brucellosis and Toxoplasmosis in Ghazni Province of Afghanistan

Sayed Sharif Abdali , Assadullah Samadi

Brucellosis and toxoplasmosis are considered neglected zoonotic diseases with a worldwide distribution, which are endemic in Afghanistan. A cross-sectional study was carried out from May 24, 2021, to Feb 20, 2022 to determine the seroprevalence and risk factors associated with human brucellosis and toxoplasmosis ...

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Assessment of Cryptosporidium Burden in Cattle in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Abdulrahman M. ADEIZA , Nuhu Abdulazeez Sani , Alhaji Nma Bida , Wesley Daniel Nafarnda , Enid Godwin , Elizabeth Chinwe Okoli

This study was undertaken to undertaken to assess the Cryptosporidium burden in cattle in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria. A total of 400 cattle fecal samples were screened for Cryptosporidium oocysts using Safranin-Methylene Blue staining technique. A questionnaire was used to analyze the ...

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Study on Coprological and Postmortem Investigation of Bovine Fasciolosis at Sebeta Municipal Slaughterhouse, Special Zone of Oromia, Oromia, Ethiopia

Chala Kebede , Monenus Etefa , Takele Sori

Fasciolosis is a parasitic plant-born trematodes worm infection caused by the common liver fluke Fasciola hepatica as well as by Fasciola gigantica. The aim of this study was to analyze the bovine fasciolosis and afford various figures about epidemiology, management and control of the disease. A cross-sectional ...

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Bovine Fasciolosis in Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia: Prevalence, Economic Loss, Risk Factor and Coprology

Adane Mota Japaro

Fasciolosis is one of helminthes disease of ruminants caused by genus Fasciola and contains commonly occurring fasciola species: fasciola gigantica and fasciola hepatica. This disease is tropically neglected disease which can causes huge economic losses in livestock production. The study aimed to ...

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