Ecoépidémiologie des leishmanioses en Syrie. 1 — Infestation de Psammomys obesus Cretzschmar (Rodentia-Gerbillidae) par Leishmania major Yakimoff et Schokhor (Kinetoplastida-Trypanosomatidae)

  title={Eco{\'e}pid{\'e}miologie des leishmanioses en Syrie. 1 — Infestation de Psammomys obesus Cretzschmar (Rodentia-Gerbillidae) par Leishmania major Yakimoff et Schokhor (Kinetoplastida-Trypanosomatidae)},
  author={Jean-A. Rioux and Jacques Dereure and A. Khiami and Francine Pratlong and K. Sirdar and Matthias Lambert},
  journal={Annales de parasitologie humaine et comparée},
Une enquete ecoepidemiologique, menee dans le Sud-Ouest de la Syrie, sur les reservoirs de la leishmaniose cutanee zoonotique a permis d’isoler Leishmania major MON-26, chez Psammomys obesus terraesanctae (Rodentia-Gerbillidae). L’abondance du Rongeur, son contact etroit avec les villages contamines et la haute frequence d’infestation (62,3 %) en font le reservoir habituel du Bouton d’Orient dans la zone predesertique de la Syrie. 

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