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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 ...
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 ...
Cellular and humoral immune responses in a population from the Baringo District, Kenya to Leishmania promastigote lipophosphoglycan.
(University of Nairobi., 1992-04)
In a cross-sectional house-to-house study in a leishmaniasis-endemic area in Kenya, the cellular and humoral immune response to Leishmania lipophosphoglycan (LPG) was determined. Clinical data, peripheral blood mononuclear ...
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%) ...