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A survey of bancroftian filariasis among South‐East Asian expatriate workers in Saudi Arabia
  • M. S. Omar
  • Medicine
  • Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
  • 1 April 1996
In a survey of bancroftian filariasis among expatriate workers from five South‐East Asian countries (India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Philippines) where human filariasis is endemic, 762Expand
The fate and migration of microfilariae of a Guatemalan strain of Onchocerca volvulus in Simulium ochraceum and S. metallicum, and the role of the buccopharyngeal armature in the destruction of
The migration and fate of microfilariae of a Guatemalan strain of Onchocerca volvulus in Simulium ochraceum and S. metallicum was studied. The anatomical distribution of microfilariae at variousExpand
Intestinal parasitic infections in schoolchildren of Abha (Asir), Saudi Arabia.
Stool specimens from 1282 children between the age of 5 and 13 years attending 10 primary schools for boys in the city of Abha, southwestern Saudi Arabia, were examined for the presence of intestinalExpand
The relationship of water sources and other determinants to prevalence of intestinal protozoal infections in a rural community of Saudi Arabia
A study was carried out in a rural area of Asir region in Southwest of Saudi Arabia where information on the types of domestic water supply and sociodemography in relation to intestinal protozoalExpand
Micropropagation of Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.)
The date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) (2n = 36) is a member of the monocot family Arecaceae, which includes about 225 genera and 2600 species (Corner 1966). It is dioecious and differs from otherExpand
Field evaluation of two diagnostic antigen tests for Wuchereria bancrofti infection among Indian expatriates in Saudi Arabia.
Two commercially available diagnostic tools (Tro-Bio ELISA and ICT card test) were used to detect circulating filarial antigen of Wuchereria bancrofti infections among Indian expatriate workers inExpand
Lethal damage to Simulium metallicum following high intakes of Onchocerca volvulus microfilariae in Guatemala.
High intakes of microfilariae of a Guatemalan strain of Onchocerca volvulus by Simulium metallicum proved lethal to a considerable proportion of the flies within 24 hours of taking an infectingExpand
Histochemical localization of key glycolytic and related enzymes in adult Onchocerca fasciata.
The activities of some key enzymes of the glycolytic and pentose phosphate pathways were investigated histochemically in adult female Onchocerca fasciata (Nematoda: Filarioidea). The distributionExpand
Intestinal Parasites in Urban and Rural Communities of Abha, Saudi Arabia
Fecal samples from 1036 individuals living in urban and rural communities in the Abha area of the Asir Province were examined for intestinal parasitic infections. The infection rates with protozoan...