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Mopeia Virus–related Arenavirus in Natal Multimammate Mice, Morogoro, Tanzania
A serosurvey involving 2,520 small mammals from Tanzania identified a hot spot of arenavirus circulation in Morogoro. Molecular screening detected a new arenavirus in Natal multimammate miceExpand
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The prevalence of Mycobacterium bovis-infection and atypical mycobacterioses in cattle in and around Morogoro, Tanzania
A study was conducted to determine the prevalence of Mycobacterium bovis-infection and atypical mycobacterioses in different cattle herd management systems in and around Morogoro, Tanzania. BetweenExpand
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Species diversity and population dynamics of rodents in a farm‐fallow field mosaic system in Central Tanzania
A Capture-Mark-Recapture study was undertaken in Central Tanzania to compare variations in community structure and population dynamics of rodents in two types of habitats. The study was conducted inExpand
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First Detection of Mycobacteria in African Rodents and Insectivores, Using Stratified Pool Screening
ABSTRACT With the rising number of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS in developing countries, the control of mycobacteria is of growing importance. Previous studies have shownExpand
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Pcr detection of Leptospira DNA in rodents and insecti- vores from Tanzania
The true prevalence of leptospirosis in Tanzania is unknown or underestimated. In this study we report on the prevalence of leptospirosis in Morogoro, Tanzania, by PCR detection of leptospiral DNA inExpand
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Potential mammalian reservoirs in a bubonic plague outbreak focus in Mbulu District, northern Tanzania, in 2007
Abstract This study investigated mammalian involvement in an outbreak of bubonic plague in Mbulu District, northern Tanzania, in March 2007. Plague is a rodent-borne zoonotic disease that spreads toExpand
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We are connected: flea–host association networks in the plague outbreak focus in the Rift Valley, northern Tanzania
Abstract Context. Plague is a serious health problem in northern Tanzania, with outbreaks since 2008 in two districts located in Rift Valley. There is dearth of knowledge on diversity of small mammalExpand
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Prevalence of Haemoparasites, Leptospires and Coccobacilli with Potential for Human Infection in the Blood of Rodents and Shrews from Selected Localities in Tanzania, Namibia and Swaziland†
The prevalence of haemoparasites, leptospirosis and Yersinia pestis was investigated in rodents and shrews from Tanzania, Namibia and Swaziland. Blood smears originating from rodents and shrews fromExpand
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Localization profile of Cathepsin L in the brain of African giant rat ( Cricestomys gambianus )
Cathepsins, are members of the papain superfamily of mammalian lysosomal cysteine proteases. Among others there are two prominent members with broad substrate specificity, these are cathepsin B andExpand
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Preliminary investigation on rodent-ectoparasite associations in the highlands of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: implications for potential zoonoses.
We studied associations between rodents and their arthropod ectoparasites in crop fields and household compounds in the highlands of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. Ectoparasite infestation indices, suchExpand
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