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The leishmaniases as emerging and reemerging zoonoses.
  • R. Ashford
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal for parasitology
  • 1 November 2000
The 20 or so species of Leishmania which have been recorded as human infections are all either zoonotic, or have recent zoonotic origins. Their distribution is determined by that of their vector,Expand
Leishmaniasis reservoirs and their significance in control.
  • R. Ashford
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Clinics in dermatology
  • 1 September 1996
Risk mapping of visceral leishmaniasis: the role of local variation in rainfall and altitude on the presence and incidence of kala-azar in eastern Sudan.
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a vector-borne disease highly influenced by environmental factors. A model was developed for mapping the distribution and incidence of VL in Gedaref State, easternExpand
Encyclopedia of arthropod-transmitted infections of man and domesticated animals
African horse sickness blackflies epidemic haemorrhagic fever louse-borne typhus malaria - avain Nairobi sheep disease Q fever triatomine bugs West Nile virus Zika virus. (Part contents).
A randomized controlled trial of insecticide-treated bednets and chaddars or top sheets, and residual spraying of interior rooms for the prevention of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) is a significant public health problem in many towns and cities of south central Asia and the Middle East, resulting in disfigurement and disability whichExpand
Occurrence of an undescribed coccidian in man in Papua New Guinea.
  • R. Ashford
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
  • 1 October 1979
Intestinal parasites of the chimpanzee Pan troglodytes in Kibale Forest, Uganda.
One-hundred-and-twenty-three stool samples were examined from 45 chimpanzees in a natural population in western Uganda. Comparison with previous studies is complicated by the diversity of techniquesExpand
Cryptosporidium muris Infection in an HIV-Infected Adult, Kenya
We describe a case of Cryptosporidium muris infection in an HIV-infected adult with diarrhea in Kenya. Sequence analysis of an 840-bp region of the 18S rRNA gene locus demonstrated the isolate hadExpand
Zoonotic species of Cryptosporidium are as prevalent as the anthroponotic in HIV-infected patients in Thailand.
The epidemiology of chronic diarrhoea in adults with late-stage HIV infection was investigated in a prospective study in Bangkok, Thailand. During this investigation, 34 Cryptosporidium isolates wereExpand