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Seasonal fluctuations of phlebotomine sand fly populations (Diptera: Psychodidae) in the urban area of Marrakech, Morocco.
Phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) were collected continuously, using sticky traps, during 1 year from October 2002 to September 2003, in an urban area of Marrakech city (Morocco). AExpand
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Nurse shrubs increased the early growth of Cupressus seedlings by enhancing belowground mutualism and soil microbial activity
Abstract The influence of shrubs used as nurse plants was tested on the growth of Cupressus atlantica, on microbial activity and on arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) soil potential in a MediterraneanExpand
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Impact of irrigation with wastewater on accumulation of heavy metals in soil and crops in the region of Marrakech in Morocco
Abstract Actually, the accumulation of heavy metals by crops irrigated by wastewater has considered a serious environmental problem in many countries such as Morocco, where the wastewater irrigationExpand
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Nocturnal activity of phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in a cutaneous leishmaniasis focus in Chichaoua, Morocco
The nocturnal activity of phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) was studied “at an epidemic focus” on human cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania tropica Wright in Chichaoua province, inExpand
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Phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) of Marrakech city, Morocco
Abstract The sandflies at 17 sites within or near the Moroccan city of Marrakech were surveyed between 2002 and 2006. Overall 2310 specimens were collected and five species were identified.Expand
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Altitudinal structuring of sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in the High-Atlas mountains (Morocco) and its relation to the risk of leishmaniasis transmission.
This paper presents the results of entomological surveys on phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in the Haouz of Marrakech and High-Atlas mountains (Morocco). Sand flies were captured withExpand
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Entomological and epidemiological study of a new focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Morocco
Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) due to Leishmania tropica Wright has become an increasingly important problem in Al-Haouz province, Morocco. The objective of this paper was to undertake a retrospectiveExpand
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Leishmaniasis in Morocco: diseases and vectors
Abstract Leishmaniasis, a highly neglected disease, currently presents a significant health problem throughout Africa. This review presents a summarized analysis of its epidemiology in MoroccanExpand
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Species composition of sand flies and bionomics of Phlebotomus papatasi and P. sergenti (Diptera: Psychodidae) in cutaneous leishmaniasis endemic foci, Morocco
BackgroundCutaneous Leishmaniasis (CL) is one of the most neglected tropical diseases in Morocco. Leishmania major and L. tropica are the main culprits identified in all endemic foci across theExpand
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Epidemiological study on acute cutaneous leishmaniasis in Morocco
Abstract Objective To describe and compare the epidemiological features of anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) caused by Leishmania tropica , and zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ZCL) due toExpand
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