Lionel F Schnur

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Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic, serological and biochemical characterization of Leishmania tropica from foci in northern Palestine and discovery of zymodeme MON-307
    Kifaya Azmi
    Al Quds Nutrition and Health Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Al Quds University, Abu Deis, P O Box 20760, West Bank, Palestine
    Parasit Vectors 5:121. 2012
  2. pmc Canine leishmaniosis and its relationship to human visceral leishmaniasis in Eastern Uzbekistan
    Dmitriy A Kovalenko
    Isaev Institute, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
    Parasit Vectors 4:58. 2011
  3. pmc Identification of geographically distributed sub-populations of Leishmania (Leishmania) major by microsatellite analysis
    Amer Al-Jawabreh
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Dorotheenstr, 96, D 10098 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 8:183. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Multifarious characterization of leishmania tropica from a Judean desert focus, exposing intraspecific diversity and incriminating phlebotomus sergenti as its vector
    Lionel F Schnur
    Department of Parasitology, The Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:364-72. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Palestinian infantile visceral leishmaniasis caused by a genetic variant of Leishmania infantum belonging to a new zymodeme
    Khaldoun A Bader
    Department of Parasitology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Trop Med Int Health 10:618-20. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel
    Raymond L Jacobson
    Department of Parasitology, The Kuvin Center for Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Infect Dis 188:1065-73. 2003
  7. pmc A newly emerged cutaneous leishmaniasis focus in northern Israel and two new reservoir hosts of Leishmania major
    Roy Faiman
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The Institute for Medical Research Israel Canada, The Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2058. 2013
  8. pmc Comparison of PCR assays for diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Esther Bensoussan
    Department of Parasitology, P O Box 12272, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1435-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in the Jenin District, West Bank: 1989-1998
    Ziad A Abdeen
    Health Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Al Quds University, Abu Deis, Palestinian Authority, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 66:329-33. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism among alleles of the 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase gene from Leishmania major and Leishmania tropica
    Charles L Greenblatt
    Department of Parasitology, Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine, Ein Karem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 125:185-8. 2002

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Publications14

  1. pmc Genetic, serological and biochemical characterization of Leishmania tropica from foci in northern Palestine and discovery of zymodeme MON-307
    Kifaya Azmi
    Al Quds Nutrition and Health Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Al Quds University, Abu Deis, P O Box 20760, West Bank, Palestine
    Parasit Vectors 5:121. 2012
    ..Many cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) have been recorded in the Jenin District based on their clinical appearance. Here, their parasites have been characterized in depth...
  2. pmc Canine leishmaniosis and its relationship to human visceral leishmaniasis in Eastern Uzbekistan
    Dmitriy A Kovalenko
    Isaev Institute, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
    Parasit Vectors 4:58. 2011
    ..A study on the epidemiology of VL in this area was carried out in 2007-2008 in the villages of Chodak, Oltinkan, Gulistan and Chorkesar located at elevations of 900-1200 above sea level...
  3. pmc Identification of geographically distributed sub-populations of Leishmania (Leishmania) major by microsatellite analysis
    Amer Al-Jawabreh
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Dorotheenstr, 96, D 10098 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 8:183. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Multifarious characterization of leishmania tropica from a Judean desert focus, exposing intraspecific diversity and incriminating phlebotomus sergenti as its vector
    Lionel F Schnur
    Department of Parasitology, The Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:364-72. 2004
    ..tropica strains into two clusters that were not entirely congruent with geographic distribution. These results support the heterogeneous nature of L. tropica and incriminate Ph. sergenti as its vector in this Judean Desert focus...
  5. ncbi request reprint Palestinian infantile visceral leishmaniasis caused by a genetic variant of Leishmania infantum belonging to a new zymodeme
    Khaldoun A Bader
    Department of Parasitology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Trop Med Int Health 10:618-20. 2005
    ..infantum, MON-281...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel
    Raymond L Jacobson
    Department of Parasitology, The Kuvin Center for Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Infect Dis 188:1065-73. 2003
    ..tropica foci. P. arabicus is the main vector, and it transmits parasites that are different from other L. tropica isolates, with respect to antigenic, molecular, and biochemical parameters...
  7. pmc A newly emerged cutaneous leishmaniasis focus in northern Israel and two new reservoir hosts of Leishmania major
    Roy Faiman
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The Institute for Medical Research Israel Canada, The Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2058. 2013
    ..tristrami as reservoirs of Leishmania. The widespread co-distribution of M. guentheri and P. papatasi, suggests a significant threat from the spread of CL caused by L. major in the Middle East, central Asia and southern Europe...
  8. pmc Comparison of PCR assays for diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Esther Bensoussan
    Department of Parasitology, P O Box 12272, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1435-9. 2006
    ..2%), and the Leishmania braziliensis complex (1.9%). This suggests that a PCR using kDNA should be used for the diagnosis of CL and that an ITS1 PCR can be reliably used for the diagnosis of CL when rapid species identification is needed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in the Jenin District, West Bank: 1989-1998
    Ziad A Abdeen
    Health Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Al Quds University, Abu Deis, Palestinian Authority, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 66:329-33. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism among alleles of the 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase gene from Leishmania major and Leishmania tropica
    Charles L Greenblatt
    Department of Parasitology, Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine, Ein Karem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 125:185-8. 2002
  11. pmc Distinct transmission cycles of Leishmania tropica in 2 adjacent foci, Northern Israel
    Milena Svobodova
    Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1860-8. 2006
    ..The 2 foci differ with respect to parasites and vectors, but increasing peridomestic rock hyrax populations are probably responsible for emergence of cutaneous leishmaniasis in both foci...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic and biological diversity among populations of Leishmania major from Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa
    Mustafa Elfari
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Dorotheenstr 96, D 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Microbes Infect 7:93-103. 2005
    ..major were genetically closer to the Middle Eastern strains, and a representative one did infect fat sand rats, but they had distinct permissively primed inter-genic polymorphic PCR patterns and internal transcribed spacer 2 types...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evolution and conservation of microsatellite markers for Leishmania tropica
    Jan M Schwenkenbecher
    Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Humboldt University, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Infect Genet Evol 4:99-105. 2004
    ..In addition to length variation, a high degree of allelic heterozygosity was seen among the strains investigated, suggestive of sexual recombination within the species L. tropica...
  14. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite analysis reveals genetic structure of Leishmania tropica
    Jan M Schwenkenbecher
    Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Humboldt University, Charite Campus Mitte, Dorotheenstr 96, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 36:237-46. 2006
    ..tropica appears to be predominantly clonal. In Africa and the Middle East, anthroponotic and zoonotic systems of distribution may contribute to the development of overlapping, genetically distinct populations of L. tropica...