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Seroepidemiologcal Investigation of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Stray and Owned Dogs In Alborz Province, Central Iran Using Direct Agglutination Test
Background The aim of present study was to determine the seroprevalence of canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL) among stray and owned dogs in Kouhsar district of Alborz Province, central Iran. MethodsExpand
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Ectoparasites of Stray Dogs in Mazandaran, Gilan and Qazvin Provinces, North and Center of Iran
Background: The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of ectoparasite infestations in stray dogs in Mazandaran, Gilan and Qazvin Provinces in fall and winter in 2013(December toExpand
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Anaplasma spp. identification in hard ticks of Iran: First report of Anaplasma bovis in Haemaphysalis inermis
The aim of the present study was to determine the presence of Anaplasma spp. in hard ticks in the north of Iran. Tick samples were collected from sheep and goats grazing in Savadkooh, MazandaranExpand
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Molecular Detection and Genotyping of Intestinal Microsporidia from Stray Dogs in Iran
Background: Microsporidia as one of the most important pathogens in veterinary and agricultural settings, have emerged in immunocompromised patients in Iran. To date, different EnterocytozoonExpand
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Investigation of the antimicrobial activity of a short cationic peptide against promastigote and amastigote forms of Leishmania major (MHRO/IR/75/ER): An in vitro study.
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is one of the most endemic global health problems in many countries all around the world. Pentavalent antimonial drugs constitute the first line of leishmaniasis treatment;Expand
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Detection of small number of Giardia in biological materials prepared from stray dogs
Giardia lamblia is an intestinal protozoa with intermittent and low shedding especially in dogs, and the detection of Giardia is accompanied with problems such as sampling and diagnostic method. TheExpand
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Identification and characterization of a cathepsin L-like cysteine protease from Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus
The tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus is one of the most important ectoparasites of bovines and is responsible for the transmission of different pathogens such as Babesia and Anaplasma.Expand
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Identification and characterization of Theileria ovis surface protein (ToSp) resembled TaSp in Theileria annulata
Ovine theileriosis is an important hemoprotozoal disease of sheep and goats in tropical and subtropical regions which caused high economic loses in the livestock industry. Theileria annulata surfaceExpand
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Temporal and spatial distribution and species diversity of hard ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in the eastern region of caspian sea.
Ticks are important parasites because of their voracious blood-feeding activity, and being as vectors for various agents of diseases in both human and livestock. This study was conducted in a monthlyExpand
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Isolation of Small Number of Cryptosporidium parvum Oocyst Using Immunochromatography
Background Cryptosporidium parvum causes severe gastroenteritis in immunocompromised human and new borne animals. The organism can be transmitted through water. Since small number of C. parvum isExpand
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