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Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1994 Jan-Feb;88(1):39.

Meriones libycus (Rodentia: Gerbillidae), a possible reservoir host of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Riyadh province, Saudi Arabia.

Ibrahim EA, Mustafa MB, al Amri SA, al-Seghayer SM, Hussein SM, Gradoni L

Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 631

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 154 vector outcome no concurrent
Exposures Leishmania major
Outcomes Carrier State
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous
Species Acomys sp.
roof rat
Locations location map
Saudi Arabia Ar Riy Riyadh (capital of a political entity)

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