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Controlled study of malathion and d-phenothrin lotions for Pediculus humanus var capitis-infested schoolchildren
An acquired resistance to d-phenothrin in the schoolchildren tested, since all other conditions of the administration of insecticides were standardised, suggests reduced efficacy of pediculicides against P humanus capitis could be related to resistance to treatments. Expand
[Epidemiology of hydatidosis in the Tunisian Sahel and central Tunisia].
Hydatidosis is very common in the Sahel and Central Tunisia and the annual surgical incidence rate is 21.89 per one hundred thousand patients. Expand
Serological screening for hydatidosis in households of surgical cases in central Tunisia.
Comparisons of these results with results obtained through community-based screening in the same area suggest that households members of patients are not at particularly high risk of hydatidosis. Expand
Serologic survey of human hydatid disease in high risk populations from central Tunisia. Preliminary results.
A serologic survey in the district with the highest rate of hydatid disease in central Tunisia using hemagglutination-inhibition to test workers from a state farm and inhabitants of villages in the neighborhood revealed liver cysts in all cases, and mass screening might be considered in high risk districts. Expand
Population structure of thornback rays Raja clavata and their movements in the Bay of Douarnenez
The population structure of the thornback ray, Raja clavata L., expressed in terms of length and sex, seems to be related to hydrological conditions prevailing on the sampling areas. In the exposedExpand
Possible existence of an urban cycle of Echinococcus granulosus in central Tunisia.
Dans le centre de la Tunisie en plus du cycle rural de E. granulosus il semble exister un cycle urbain. Certaines regions de Sousse sont particulierement exposees a un risque eleve d'hydatidose.Expand
Clinical presentation of louse-borne relapsing fever among Ethiopian refugees in northern Somalia.
The clinical picture was less severe than in previous studies on LBRF, and this difference might be due to the fact that the present study was community-based as opposed to the previous studies which were hospital-based. Expand
Leishmaniasis in AIDS patients: results of leukocytoconcentration, a fast biological method of diagnosis.
All but one of the cases of leishmaniasis were patients with HIV co-infection and leukocytoconcentration facilitates follow-up of cases and fast detection of any relapse. Expand
[Plasmodium chabaudi: changes in the surface sialic acids of red blood cells during infection (author's transl)].
The contribution of reticulocytes to the biochemical changes observed during malaria infection is suggested to be limited to surface sialic acids and neutral hexoses. Expand