Isaac K Phiri

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  1. ncbi The emergence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Eastern and Southern Africa as a serious agricultural problem and public health risk
    Isaac K Phiri
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, PO Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    Acta Trop 87:13-23. 2003
  2. pmc The incidence of human cysticercosis in a rural community of Eastern Zambia
    Kabemba E Mwape
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2142. 2013
  3. pmc Study and ranking of determinants of Taenia solium infections by classification tree models
    Kabemba E Mwape
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium Department of Disease Control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Zambia Petauke District Hospital, Petauke, Zambia Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 92:56-63. 2015
  4. doi Dynamics and longevity of maternally-acquired antibodies to Taenia solium in piglets born to naturally infected sows
    Chummy S Sikasunge
    Department of Paraclinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Vet J 184:318-21. 2010
  5. pmc Taenia solium Infections in a rural area of Eastern Zambia-a community based study
    Kabemba E Mwape
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1594. 2012
  6. ncbi Prevalence of Taenia solium porcine cysticercosis in the Eastern, Southern and Western provinces of Zambia
    Chummy S Sikasunge
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Vet J 176:240-4. 2008

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  1. ncbi The emergence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Eastern and Southern Africa as a serious agricultural problem and public health risk
    Isaac K Phiri
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, PO Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    Acta Trop 87:13-23. 2003
    ..More research is required in the region to assess the extent and public health and economic impact of T. solium infection in order to determine whether and what prevention and control efforts are needed...
  2. pmc The incidence of human cysticercosis in a rural community of Eastern Zambia
    Kabemba E Mwape
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2142. 2013
    ..An important number of infections probably never fully establish, leading to transient antibody responses and short-term antigen presence...
  3. pmc Study and ranking of determinants of Taenia solium infections by classification tree models
    Kabemba E Mwape
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium Department of Disease Control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Zambia Petauke District Hospital, Petauke, Zambia Institute of Health and Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 92:56-63. 2015
    ..The results suggest that control measures should target HHs with a high number of inhabitants and older individuals. ..
  4. doi Dynamics and longevity of maternally-acquired antibodies to Taenia solium in piglets born to naturally infected sows
    Chummy S Sikasunge
    Department of Paraclinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Vet J 184:318-21. 2010
    ..The observed variations in the level of maternally-acquired Abs amongst piglets will pose a major challenge to the implementation of vaccination programmes against T. solium cysticercosis...
  5. pmc Taenia solium Infections in a rural area of Eastern Zambia-a community based study
    Kabemba E Mwape
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1594. 2012
    ..Data on the status of human infections in Zambia is largely lacking. We conducted a community-based study in Eastern Zambia to determine the prevalence of human taeniosis and cysticercosis in a rural community...
  6. ncbi Prevalence of Taenia solium porcine cysticercosis in the Eastern, Southern and Western provinces of Zambia
    Chummy S Sikasunge
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Vet J 176:240-4. 2008
    ..This should then be followed by extension programs to communities so that the control plans that could be instituted are more sustainable...