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Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1992 Sep-Oct;86(5):513-4.

Leishmania infecting man and wild animals in Saudi Arabia. 9. The black rat (Rattus rattus) a probable reservoir of visceral leishmaniasis in Gizan province, south-west Saudi Arabia.

Ibrahim EA, al-Zahrani MA, al-Tuwaigri AS, al-Shammary FJ, Evans DA

Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1843

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 22 vector outcome yes concurrent
descriptive 315 vector - - concurrent
Exposures Leishmania donovani
Leishmania infantum
Outcomes Leishmaniasis, Visceral
Species Human
roof rat
Locations location map
Saudi Arabia Jzn Gizan (populated place)

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