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Prevalence and factors associated with differential malaria species infections in children under 5 years in selected Zambian Populations
Malaria remains one of the treatable and preventable infectious diseases, and yet still claims more than 660,000 lives every year worldwide. Malaria diagnosis in some health facilities is based on falciparum rapid diagnostic ...
Prevalence of Taenia Solium and Soil transmitted Helminths in Rural Communities of Monze District of Southern Zambia
To determine the prevalence of Taenia solium and soil-transmitted helminth (STHs) in rural communities of Monze district of Southern Province of Zambia, a cross-sectional study was carried out in 11 villages in pigs and ...
Peste Des Petits Ruminants(PPR) introduction into Northern Zambia via live Goat consignments: A risk assessment study
Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) was recently reported in Zambia’s neighbouring countries of Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Angola. This situation presents a threat of illegal and legal trade-related ...
Sero-prevalence and risk factors of foot and mouth disease in Goats in Ngamiland and North East Districts of Botswana
Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is an economically and highly contagious viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed domestic and wild animals. Although adult animals generally recover, the morbidity rate is high in naïve ...
Determination of Virulence factors in Salmonella isolates of Human, Poultry and Dog origin in Lusaka District, Zambia
This study was conducted in Lusaka, Zambia to determine the distribution of the invA, invF,hilA, hilC, hilD, sipC and spiC virulence genes in Salmonella isolates from dogs, chickens and humans using both the Polymerase ...