H A Kassem

Summary

Affiliation: The American University in Cairo
Country: Egypt

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ovarian development and blood-feeding activity in Phlebotomus bergeroti Parrot (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Egypt
    H A Kassem
    Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Postal Code 11566, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:521-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of urbanization on the sand fly Phlebotomus langeroni nitzulescu in an old focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Egypt
    Hala A Kassem
    Department of Environmental Basic Sciences, Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Cairo 11566, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 42:619-24. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Environmental factors underlying spatial patterns of sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) associated with leishmaniasis in southern Sinai, Egypt
    Hala A Kassem
    Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt
    Acta Trop 123:8-15. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Wolbachia infection and the expression of cytoplasmic incompatibility in sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Egypt
    H A Kassem
    Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Postal Code 11566, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:639-44. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal transmission of Wolbachia in Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli)
    H A Kassem
    Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Postal Code 11566, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 101:435-40. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimised dietary regimens for the laboratory maintenance of Phlebotomus langeroni nitzulescu (Diptera: Psychodidae)
    H A Kassem
    Department of Biological and Natural Sciences, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 92:615-20. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of avermectins as sandfly control agents
    H A Kassem
    Department of Biological and Natural Sciences, Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Code 11566, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 95:405-11. 2001

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Ovarian development and blood-feeding activity in Phlebotomus bergeroti Parrot (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Egypt
    H A Kassem
    Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Postal Code 11566, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:521-6. 2003
    ..Autogeny in P. bergeroti probably has little influence on the transmission of Leishmania parasites by this species...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of urbanization on the sand fly Phlebotomus langeroni nitzulescu in an old focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Egypt
    Hala A Kassem
    Department of Environmental Basic Sciences, Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Cairo 11566, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 42:619-24. 2012
    ..Through the analysis of satellite imagery taken before and after, land use/land cover modification together with entomological data, the factors underlying the bionomics of sand flies are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Environmental factors underlying spatial patterns of sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) associated with leishmaniasis in southern Sinai, Egypt
    Hala A Kassem
    Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt
    Acta Trop 123:8-15. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Wolbachia infection and the expression of cytoplasmic incompatibility in sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Egypt
    H A Kassem
    Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Postal Code 11566, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:639-44. 2003
    ..papatasi or in the colonies derived from Egyptian P. bergeroti and P. langeroni may indicate that the inter- and intra-specific spread of Wolbachia is discontinuous, even within one country...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal transmission of Wolbachia in Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli)
    H A Kassem
    Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Postal Code 11566, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 101:435-40. 2007
    ..The absence of CI expression and relatively low frequencies of maternal transmission could hamper the potential use of Wolbachia in a transgenic strategy for the control of leishmaniases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimised dietary regimens for the laboratory maintenance of Phlebotomus langeroni nitzulescu (Diptera: Psychodidae)
    H A Kassem
    Department of Biological and Natural Sciences, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 92:615-20. 1998
    ..Provision of 30% sucrose before and after bloodmeals is therefore recommended for the laboratory maintenance of P. langeroni...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of avermectins as sandfly control agents
    H A Kassem
    Department of Biological and Natural Sciences, Institute of Environmental Studies and Research, Ain Shams University, Code 11566, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 95:405-11. 2001
    ..The results indicate that very small amounts of avermectin in their blood- or sugar-meals could control P. papatasi and P. langeroni, by killing many flies and, in the case of ivermectin, by reducing the fecundity of the survivors...