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Parasitology

  1. Essential oils from aerial parts of Achillea wilhelmsii, Tanacetum polycephalum and Teucrium polium were isolated by using Clevenger-type apparatus and tested at different concentrations for their nematicidal act...

    Authors: A. S. Ardakani and S. A. Hosseininejad
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:14
  2. Schistosomiasis or bilharzia is one of the neglected tropical diseases affecting over 230 million people globally. In Zambia, the infection poses as one of the major public health burdens among parasitic infec...

    Authors: Jolezya Mudenda, Benson M. Hamooya, Shadreck Tembo, Hikabasa Halwindi, Joyce Siwila and Masauso Moses Phiri
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:4
  3. Thelandros (Pharyngodonidae) is a gastrointestinal nematode parasite with a life cycle including lizards as main hosts. Thelandros chalcidae collected from the large intestine of the Egyptian ocellated skink, Cha...

    Authors: Mona F. Fol and Nesma A. Mostafa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:61
  4. Diagnosis of schistosomiasis depends mainly on stool or urine microscopy for Schistosoma egg detection as well as immunoassays. The low sensitivity of these conventional tests makes molecular detection the diagno...

    Authors: Badawy A. Abd Elraheem, Ahmed S. Bayoumy, Mohamed S. El-Faramawy, Nasr Eldeen M. Aly and Ayman A. El-Badry
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:51
  5. Lymphatic filariasis is a mosquito-borne parasitic disease caused by Wuchereria bancrofti. It is a neglected tropical disease that constitutes a public health challenge in rural endemic communities in Nigeria. Th...

    Authors: Okonofua Christiana, Akinsanya Bamidele, Idowu Emmanuel Taiwo and Otubanjo Adetoro Olubunmi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:49
  6. The rapidly increasing rodent and lizard populations in human dwellings and markets could be attributed to the destruction of their natural habitats due to rapid urbanization and poor management of urban waste...

    Authors: Langbong Bimi, Joanita Asirifi Yeboah, Lucas Awane Adongo, Benjamin Yeboah Ofori, Daniel Oduro, Ato Kwamena Tetteh and Erasmus Henaku Owusu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:48
  7. Aedes aegypti is a major insect vector because it transmits dreadful viruses as adults that cause disease in humans and other vertebrates. The use of mosquito’s microbiota has shown great potential impacts on vec...

    Authors: Gopalan Rajagopal and Sakkanan Ilango
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:47
  8. The use of plant-based formulations is an easy and economical method to control insect pests. The objectives of the present study were to evaluate ovicidal and larvicidal potential of ethanolic leaf extracts o...

    Authors: Sarika Torawane, Ramnath Andhale, Radhakrishna Pandit, Digambar Mokat and Samadhan Phuge
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:36
  9. A study was conducted to determine the co-infection of Trichomonas vaginalis and HIV infection prevalence and its risk factors among prison inmates in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. A total of 350 inmates (280 mal...

    Authors: Queen Ozioma Lawrence, Anthonia Nnenna Chuks Amadi, Chinenye Okosa, Paulinus Obeten Ikpi and Blessing Chigozie Chukwuemeka
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:35
  10. Malaria is still a vital global health issue. The greatest disease burden is in sub-Saharan Africa. A. aspera is one of the medicinal herbs commonly used traditionally. The continuous resistance of Plasmodium fal...

    Authors: Mary Matawal Mankilik, Ishaya Yohanna Longdet and Carrol Domkat Luka
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:14
  11. Availability of good water source is essential to every community in other to allay the risk of water-borne infection and diseases. In this study, the isolation of parasites and rate of parasitic contamination...

    Authors: I. A. Simon-Oke, O. J. Afolabi and E. T. Obimakinde
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:50
  12. African catfish (Clarias garipienus) is a major tropical aquaculture species in Africa and most cultivated by fish farmers in Nigeria. The dominance of African catfish for fish farming is attributed to several fa...

    Authors: Olajide Joseph Afolabi, Oluwole Olakunle Oladele and Fayokemi Christianah Olususi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:32
  13. Mesocoeliidae is a common parasite of the small intestine of amphibians and reptiles. From Egypt, only Mesocoelium monas (Rudolphi C., Berolini 811 (1819)) (Freitas JF, Revista Brasiliera de Biologia 18:171-174, ...

    Authors: Hasnaa Thabit and Refaat Khalifa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2020 81:21
  14. A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis among primary school pupils in Wamakko Local Government, Sokoto State, Nigeria. Four hundred terminal urine samples ...

    Authors: Imrana Arzika Muhammad, Kabiru Abdullahi, Aminu Yabo Bala and Sa’adatu Aliyu Shinkafi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:22
  15. In recent decades, parasitism has remained one of the major problems of dairy industry in Pakistan. In this context, the most common tick species prevailing is Hyalomma, Boophilus, Haemaphysalis, and Rhipicephalu...

    Authors: Zawar Ahmad, Zahid Anwar, Mian Adnan, Nida Imtiaz, Haroon Ur Rashid and Faryal Gohar
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:12
  16. The effect of the mefloquine drug on the survival rate, egg production, and infection of snails with Fasciola gigantica was studied. Also, the present study was designed to investigate the response of the snail L...

    Authors: Marwa Thabet Atwa and Fayez Ahmed Bakry
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2019 80:1
  17. This study investigates the bioaccumulation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, trophic microbial biomass, parasite prevalence, antioxidant enzyme responses and histological alterations in assessing anthropog...

    Authors: Bamidele Akinsanya, Sunday A. Adebusoye, Tamunoipirinye Alinson and Uche D. Ukwa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:40
  18. Estimate shows that about one billion people rely on fish as primary source of animal protein. Currently, the global record portraying Nigeria as the largest producer of fishes (over 15,489 t per annum) in Afr...

    Authors: Tolulope Ebenezer Atalabi, Agnes O. Awharitoma and Francis Omowonuola Akinluyi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2018 79:29