The Egyptian mongoose, Herpestes ichneumon, is a possible reservoir host of visceral leishmaniasis in eastern Sudan.

@article{Elnaiem2001TheEM,
  title={The Egyptian mongoose, Herpestes ichneumon, is a possible reservoir host of visceral leishmaniasis in eastern Sudan.},
  author={Dia-eldin Elnaiem and Mo'awia Mukhtar Hassan and Rhayza D. C. Maingon and G H Nureldin and A M Mekawi and M P Miles and Richard D. Ward},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2001},
  volume={122 Pt 5},
  pages={531-6}
}
Investigations were made on possible reservoir hosts of Leishmania donovani in 2 zoonotic foci of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in Dinder National Park (DNP) and the peri-domestic habitats of adjacent villages of eastern Sudan. Animals were captured, in November 1997-1998 and April-May 1999 and examined for L. donovani infection using light microscopy and 2… CONTINUE READING