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: June 2017; 9(6)

June 2017

Prevalence of small ruminant gastrointestinal parasites infections and associated risk factors in selected districts of Bale zone, south eastern Ethiopia

Parasitic infections pose a serious health threat and remain one of the major impediments to small ruminant production in many part of the world including Ethiopia. Given the huge economic burden of the disease, a comprehensive study covering a wider study area is of paramount importance to generate accurate information about the disease. The current study was therefore, designed with the objectives to determine the...

Author(s): Golo Dabasa, Tadelle Shanko, Wubishet Zewdei, Kula Jilo, Gete Gurmesa and Nejash Abdela  

June 2017

Prevalence of Cryptosporidiosis infection among children under 5- years in Cotonou, Benin

Cryptosporidiosis is recognized as one of the leading causes of childhood diarrhea in developing countries, but no data has been published, so far, on the prevalence among children with diarrhea in Benin. The aim of the present study was to assess, for the first time, the prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. infection in Cotonou, Benin. A prospective study involving children younger than 5 years of age (n = 104)...

Author(s): Aurore Ogouyèmi-Hounto, Florence Alihonou, Immaculée Aholoukpe, Lehila Bagnan, Jeanne Orekan, Blandine Sossa, lutecia Zohoun, Jules Alao and Dorothée Kinde Gazard