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IFN-gamma and delayed-type hypersensitivity are associated with cutaneous leishmaniasis in vervet monkeys following secondary rechallenge with Leishmania major.
(University of Nairobi., 1992)
IFN-gamma levels and delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) responses were evaluated in vervet monkeys, following secondary infection with Leishmania major (L. major). The animals had previously been vaccinated with leishmanial ...
Leishmania major: the suitability of East African nonhuman primates as animal models for cutaneous leishmaniasis.
(University of Nairobi., 1987-12)
The susceptibility of four species of East African nonhuman primates to experimental infection with Leishmania major was investigated. Four Syke's monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis), two vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops), ...
Development of Leishmania major in Phlebotomus duboscqi and Sergentomyia schwetzi (Diptera: Psychodidae).
(University of Nairobi., 1990-07)
The extrinsic development of Leishmania major was observed in 2 man-biting sand flies, Phlebotomus duboscqi, a known vector, and Sergentomyia schwetzi, an assumed non-vector. Flies fed on a leishmanial lesion on the nose ...
Experimental transmission of Leishmania major to vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) by bites of Phlebotomus duboscqi (Diptera: Psychodidae).
(University of Nairobi., 1990-03)
Experimental transmission of Leishmania major to vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) was accomplished by bites of Phlebotomus duboscqi sandflies. Three-day-old, laboratory-reared P. duboscqi were fed on leishmanial ...
Giemsa and acridine orange stains: a laboratory experience in the diagnosis of leishmaniasis--short communication.
(University of Nairobi., 1993-07)
Isolation and characterization of flagellates from rodents and canids in Masinga, Machakos District, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi,, 1995-11)
A total of 728 animals comprising of 633 rodents and 95 canids were examined for leishmanial parasites. Flagellates were isolated from 67 out of 111 (60.4%) Acomys subspinosus (spiny mouse), 12 out of 143 (8.4% ) Mastomys ...
Refractoriness of domestic cats to infection with a Kenyan strain of Leishmania donovani.
(University of Nairobi., 1993-05)
Animal reservoirs of leishmaniasis in Marigat, Baringo District, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi,, 1996-01)
A total of 1128 rodents belonging to seven genera were examined for leishmanial parasites over a period of sixteen months. Parasites were isolated from 36 (12.5%) Tatera robusta, 3 (0.5%) Arvicanthis niloticus, and 2 (0.8%) ...