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Prevalence pattern and biology of Sarcocystis capracanis infection in the Egyptian goats: a light and ultrastructural study.
Cysts of Sarcocystis capracanis obtained from infected goats were examined to clarify the effect of the parasite on the host. Muscle tissues from fresh oesophagus, tongue, diaphragm and skeletalExpand
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Biological control studies of soft and hard ticks in Egypt
Abstract The potential activity of three varieties of Bacillus thuringiensis (kurstaki, israeliensis,and thuringiensis) against the soft tick Argas persicus and the hard tick Hyalomma dromedarii wasExpand
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Some species of the genus Myxobolus (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) infecting freshwater fish of the River Nile, Egypt, and the impact on their hosts
Abstract. Six Myxobolus species are described from Nile fish, five of which are new and one is redescribed: M. naffari Abdel Ghaffar et al., 1998 was recovered from the gills of Labeo niloticus andExpand
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The efficacy of neem seed extracts (Tre-san®, MiteStop®) on a broad spectrum of pests and parasites
The paper summarizes the acaricidal and insecticidal effects of a patented neem seed extract when diluted 1:10 with shampoo or 1:20, 1:30, 1:33, 1:40, respectively, 1:66 with tap water. It was shownExpand
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Observations on effects of a neem seed extract (MiteStop®) on biting lice (mallophages) and bloodsucking insects parasitizing horses
The hair of 300 horses belonging to short hair and long hair races had been routinely treated during the last 3 years with a neem seed extract (MiteStop®) in order to kill mallophages (e.g.,Expand
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Light and electron microscopic studies of Myxobolus stomum n. sp. (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) infecting the blackspotted grunt Plectorhynicus gaterinus (Forsskal, 1775) in the Red Sea, Egypt
Abstract. A new myxosporean parasite, Myxobolus stomum n. sp., is described from the oral cavity and lips of the blackspotted grunt Plectorhynicus gaterinus (Forsskal, 1775) in the Red Sea, Egypt.Expand
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Morphological and molecular biological characterization of Pleistophora aegyptiaca sp. nov. infecting the Red Sea fish Saurida tumbil
One hundred three out of 225 (45.8%) of the Red Sea fish Saurida tumbil were infected with microsporidian parasites. The infection was recorded as tumor-like masses (whitish macroscopic cysts) orExpand
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Life cycle ofSarcocystis gongyli Trinci 1911 in the skinkChalcides ocellatus ocellatus and the snakeSpalerosophis diadema
The life cycle ofSarcocystis gongyli was established and its stages were studied by means of light and electron microscopy. The life cycle of this parasite needs two hosts, the skinkChalcidesExpand
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Why is it crucial to test anti-lice repellents?
It is difficult to stop lice propagation just by treating infested heads, since reinfections are possible just a few hours after a successful elimination of all lice from a child’s head byExpand
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Efficacy of a single treatment of head lice with a neem seed extract: an in vivo and in vitro study on nits and motile stages
An anti-louse shampoo (Licener®) based on a neem seed extract was tested in vivo and in vitro on its efficacy to eliminate head louse infestation by a single treatment. The hair of 12 children beingExpand
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