By Mary Ann McDowell, Sima Rafati
The center East and North Africa (MENA) is extremely endemic for numerous missed tropical illnesses (NTDs), together with viral, bacterial, protozoan and helminth infections. This new quantity covers the main usual NTDs present in approximately 22 MENA international locations emphasizing the disorder burden, scientific manifestations and keep watch over techniques. each one person bankruptcy offers with one particular sickness and is written through a bunch of specialists on that topic.
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24 25 27 37 39 43 49 Abstract Human schistosomiasis is one of the most common Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs); it is an intravascular parasite caused by the trematode blood fluke (Schistosoma). Most human infections are caused by S. haematobium, S. mansoni, and S. japonicum. An estimated total of 237 people are infected worldwide, and 732 million people are at risk of being infected. 7 million individuals are infected.
S. mansoni is endemic in the Nile Delta and Suez Canal Region. There are limited foci in southern Egypt. 3 % in 2012 S. haematobium is eliminated S. 1 % Eliminated, non-endemic S. haematobium elimination was declared Both S. haematobium and S. mansoni are endemic. Areas of risk are limited and specified in: 1. Near the Mediterranean coast in Darnah and in oasis south of Misratah. 2. In the central part of Fezzan. 3. Near the southwestern border of Algeria. Estimate of prevalence in 2003 and 2010 is 5 % Transmission of S.
1 %), while S. 5 %) (Fayed 1985). However the Annual Health report of the Ministry of Health recorded lower rates for S. 6 %) and S. 2 %); still these rates are much higher than other provinces (Al-Madani 1991). Abiotic and biotic factors which might contribute to high transmission in Asir were investigated over an 8-year period (2000–2007). Inaccessibility to health services was one of the contributing factors in addition to hot humid summer climate, topography, and hydrographic changes; these factors influence breeding of snails (Shati 2009).
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