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: 196

Table of Content: September 2015; 7(8)

September 2015

Identification and prevalence of ixodid tick in bovine at Bedele district, Oromiyia Regional State, Western Ethiopia

A cross sectional study was conducted with the aim of identifying and estimating the prevalence of cattle tick infestation with respect to host related factors in Bedele district, Western Ethiopia. A total of 384 cattle were considered in the study, and both physical examination and microscopical investigation were employed. The study revealed that there was high tick infestation in the study with an overall prevalence...

Author(s): Nateneal Tamerat, Fikadu Erba, Yimer Muktar and Jelalu Kemal  

September 2015

The influence of malaria infection on kidney and liver function in children in Akoko area of Ondo state, Nigeria

Renal and hepatic dysfunctions are part of the pathological effect of malaria infection common in children and pregnant women. Renal dysfunction is characterized by increase in creatinine, urea, and some of the electrolytes in the serum, while hepatic dysfunction is characterized by increase in liver enzyme activities.Two hundred and seventy children (age ranged 0 to 5 years) were recruited into this study. Malaria...

Author(s): Olusegun Matthew Akanbi