Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 202

Table of Content: September 2013; 5(9)

September 2013

Using health education intervention to improve knowledge and practice of prevention of avian influenza among bird handlers in Sokoto, Nigeria

Zoonotic diseases are under-reported in most parts of the world particularly in developing countries. Approximately 75% of emerging diseases are zoonotic which include avian influenza (AI), Lassa fever and toxoplasmosis. The persistence and spread of avian/fatal avian influenza A (A/H5NI) in poultry and people in Asia, Europe and Africa has led the World Health Organization (WHO) to state that the world is now in a...

Author(s): M. O. Oche, A. U. Junaidu, A. S. Mainasara and M. A. Ndakotsu

September 2013

Efficacy trial on susceptibility of Amblyomma ticks for commonly utilized acaricides in North Gondar

Ticks are blood feeding ectoparasites that induce huge production losses in livestock industry and creating serious public health problems in the world. This study was conducted to assess the efficacy of commonly used acaricides againstAmblyomma variegatum ticks in North Gondar. The assessment was conducted in laboratory and in the field. For laboratory experiment, adult ticks were collected and exposed to Amitraz...

Author(s): Achenef Melaku