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Prevalence of gastro-intestinal helminthes and coccidia in indigenous chicken from different agro- climatic zones in Kenya
Heterakis gallinarum, 2 (0.3%) with Syngamus trachea, 37 (5.21%) with Capillaria retunsa, 8.45% with Capillaria annulata, 21 (2.96%) with Raillietina tetragona, 94 (13.24%), while 112 (15.8%) wereExpand
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Intestinal schistosomiasis: prevalence, knowledge, attitude and practices among school children in an endemic area of North Western Tanzania.
Objective: Knowledge, attitudes and preventative practices of risk groups for neglected tropical diseases such as intestinal schistosomiasis are important aspects for their control. This study aimedExpand
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Co-infections with Plasmodium falciparum, Schistosoma mansoni and intestinal helminths among schoolchildren in endemic areas of northwestern Tanzania
BackgroundMalaria, schistosomiasis and intestinal helminth infections are causes of high morbidity in most tropical parts of the world. Even though these infections often co-exist, most studies focusExpand
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Efficacy of Aloe secundiflora Crude Extracts on Ascaridia galli in Vitro
Aloe secundiflora Synonym: Aloe floramaculata, Aloe marsabitensis, Aloe engleri belongs to the family Asphodelaceae. Aloe leaf gel and Aloe exudates are the main components. The gel is derived fromExpand
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Epidemiology and interactions of Human Immunodeficiency Virus – 1 and Schistosoma mansoni in sub-Saharan Africa
Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1/AIDS and Schistosoma mansoni are widespread in sub-Saharan Africa and co-infection occurs commonly. Since the early 1990s, it has been suggested that the two infectionsExpand
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Schistosoma mansoni among pre-school children in Musozi village, Ukerewe Island, North-Western-Tanzania: prevalence and associated risk factors
BackgroundRecent evidence indicates that pre-school children (PSC) living in S. mansoni highly endemic areas are at similar risk of schistosomiasis infection and morbidity as their school agedExpand
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The Aetiology , Management and clinical Outcome of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding among Patients Admitted at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Moshi , Tanzania
Plasmodium falciparum malaria and intestinal helminth infections are among the most common infections in the tropics and they share the same spatial distribution. The objective of this study was toExpand
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Comparative Pathogenesis of Experimental Infections with Salmonella gallinarum in Local and Commercial Chickens
The pathogenicity of a virulent strain of Salmonella gallinarum was studied in local chickens and commercial layers. Sixty 4-month-old chickens were used. Of these, 50 chickens were orally infectedExpand
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Determination of effective praziquantel dose in different mouse strains: BALB/c and Swiss mice in treatment of Schistosoma mansoni
Schistosomiasis is a parasitic disease, second to malaria, affecting human’s tropics and sub-tropics. The disease condition varies in severity depending on parasite species and strain, organ systemExpand
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Perforin Expression in Theileria parva Specific Cytotoxic T Cells Correlates with Cytotoxicity
Theileria parva is a protozoan parasite that causes the disease East Coast fever in cattle which results in major economic losses in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. Efforts to generate vaccinesExpand
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