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Hepatocystis in populations of baboons (Papio hamadryas s.l.) of Tanzania and Ethiopia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3184165     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bloodsmears from 119 yellow baboons (Papio hamadryas cynocephalus) in six groups in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania, and from 189 olive (P.h. anubis) hamadryas (P.h. hamadryas) and hybrid baboons in three groups in Awash National park, Ethiopia showed differing levels of infection with Hepatocystis simiae. 0% to 42% in the Tanzanian groups were carriers of the parasite but none of the Ethiopian baboons was positive. The remarkable absence of H. simiae in the Ethiopian baboons is believed to be related to environmental factors that exclude transmission in the absence of the Culicoides vector.
Authors:
J E Phillips-Conroy; F L Lambrecht; C J Jolly
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical primatology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0047-2565     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Med. Primatol.     Publication Date:  1988  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-12-22     Completed Date:  1988-12-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0320626     Medline TA:  J Med Primatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Animals
Ethiopia
Eukaryota / isolation & purification*
Female
Hematocrit / veterinary
Male
Papio / parasitology*
Protozoan Infections / blood,  epidemiology
Protozoan Infections, Animal*
Seasons
Sex Factors
Tanzania
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
J Med Primatol 1988;17(5):289-90

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