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Biomphalaria alexandrina as a bioindicator of metal toxicity.
Heavy metals are common environmental pollutants to the aquatic ecosystems. Several aquatic species have been used as bioindicators and biomonitoring subjects for heavy metals pollution. In theExpand
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IMMUNOMODULATORY AND AMELIORATIVE ROLE OF NIGELLA SATIVA OIL ON SCHISTOSOMA MANSONI INFECTED MICE
Schistosomiasis is one of the world’s most prevalent parasitic diseases and cause of morbidity and mortality. The present study was designed to investigate the immune mechanisms possibly involved inExpand
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Histamine Immunoreactive Elements in the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems of the Snail, Biomphalaria spp., Intermediate Host for Schistosoma mansoni
Histamine appears to be an important transmitter throughout the Animal Kingdom. Gastropods, in particular, have been used in numerous studies establishing potential roles for this biogenic amine inExpand
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The hepatoprotective activity of blue green algae in Schistosoma mansoni infected mice.
This study aims to evaluate the immunomodulatory effects of a natural product, blue green algae (BGA) (100 mg/kg BW), alone or combined with praziquantel PZQ (250 mg/kg BW) on granulomatousExpand
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Bio-efficacy of two bacterial insecticide strains ofBacillus thuringiensis as a biological control agent in comparison with a nematicide, nemacur, on certain parasitic nematoda
A greenhouse experiment was conducted to determine the possibility use of commercial bacterial pathogen insecticide,Bacillus thuringiensis, as biocontrol agent againstMeloidogyne javanicaExpand
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Toxoplasma gondii: Prevalence of natural infection in pigeons and ducks from middle and upper Egypt using serological, histopathological, and immunohistochemical diagnostic methods.
Toxoplasma gondii is one of the most serious coccidian parasites, which infect human and nearly all warm-blooded animals. Domestic farm birds, which represent a good source of animal protein forExpand
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Molluscidal activity of Mirazid on Biomphalaria alexandrina snails: biological and molecular studies
Sherin K. Sheir The growing awareness of the possible dangers from the use of molluscicides gives a great attention to the plant molluscicides for snail control. Mirazid was tested as a molluscicideExpand
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Biological and biochemical impacts of the fungal extract of Aspergillus fumigatus on Biomphalaria alexandrina snails infected with Schistosoma mansoni
Effect of the fungal extract of Aspergillus fumigatus was evaluated against non-infected and Schistosoma mansoni-infected Biomphalaria alexandrina snails as well as it’s efficacy against the freeExpand
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Biological and biochemical responses of infected Biomphalaria alexandrina snails with Schistosoma mansoni post exposure to the pesticides Basudin and Selecron and the phytoalkaloid Colchicine
This study aims to detect the molluscicidal properties of the pesticides Basudin and Selecron and the phytoalkaloid Colchicine against Biomphalaria alexandrina snails including their infectionExpand
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Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Chicken samples from delta of Egypt using ELISA, histopathology and immunohistochemistry
Estimates of the zoonotic diseases are helpful for monitoring and improving public health. Laboratory-based surveillance provides crucial information for assessing zoonotic disease trends andExpand
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