Belgees Boufana

Summary

Affiliation: University of Salford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Development of three PCR assays for the differentiation between Echinococcus shiquicus, E. granulosus (G1 genotype), and E. multilocularis DNA in the co-endemic region of Qinghai-Tibet plateau, China
    Belgees Boufana
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:795-802. 2013
  2. doi Echinococcus and Taenia spp. from captive mammals in the United Kingdom
    B Boufana
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, University of Salford, Manchester M5 4WT, UK
    Vet Parasitol 190:95-103. 2012
  3. ncbi Evaluation of three PCR assays for the identification of the sheep strain (genotype 1) of Echinococcus granulosus in canid feces and parasite tissues
    Belgees S Boufana
    Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Salford, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:777-83. 2008
  4. doi Differential diagnosis of Triaenophorus crassus and T. nodulosus experimental infection in Cyclops abyssorum praealpinus (Copepoda) from the Alpine Lake Grundlsee (Austria) using PCR-RFLP
    Belgees Boufana
    School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford Crescent, M5 4WT Salford, Greater Manchester, UK
    Parasitol Res 109:745-50. 2011
  5. pmc Dog ownership, dog behaviour and transmission of Echinococcus spp. in the Alay Valley, southern Kyrgyzstan
    Freya van Kesteren
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT Salford, UK
    Parasitology 140:1674-84. 2013
  6. doi First report of Echinococcus shiquicus in dogs from eastern Qinghai-Tibet plateau region, China
    Belgees Boufana
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT, Greater Manchester, UK
    Acta Trop 127:21-4. 2013
  7. doi Cystic echinococcosis in a fox-hound hunt worker, UK
    Philip S Craig
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
    Pathog Glob Health 106:373-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Development of three PCR assays for the differentiation between Echinococcus shiquicus, E. granulosus (G1 genotype), and E. multilocularis DNA in the co-endemic region of Qinghai-Tibet plateau, China
    Belgees Boufana
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:795-802. 2013
    ..shiquicus coproDNA using necropsy-positive fox samples...
  2. doi Echinococcus and Taenia spp. from captive mammals in the United Kingdom
    B Boufana
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, University of Salford, Manchester M5 4WT, UK
    Vet Parasitol 190:95-103. 2012
    ..granulosus (G1 genotype) and E. ortleppi in a cervid translocated to the UK. These infections and implications of the potential establishment of exotic species of cestodes are discussed...
  3. ncbi Evaluation of three PCR assays for the identification of the sheep strain (genotype 1) of Echinococcus granulosus in canid feces and parasite tissues
    Belgees S Boufana
    Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Salford, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:777-83. 2008
    ..Improvement of PCR tests for Echinococcus species and subspecific variants should rely on the use of less-conserved genes and development of protocols that improve the quality and quantity of DNA extracted from feces...
  4. doi Differential diagnosis of Triaenophorus crassus and T. nodulosus experimental infection in Cyclops abyssorum praealpinus (Copepoda) from the Alpine Lake Grundlsee (Austria) using PCR-RFLP
    Belgees Boufana
    School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford Crescent, M5 4WT Salford, Greater Manchester, UK
    Parasitol Res 109:745-50. 2011
    ..This assay will be useful in monitoring the progress of the control methods currently in place...
  5. pmc Dog ownership, dog behaviour and transmission of Echinococcus spp. in the Alay Valley, southern Kyrgyzstan
    Freya van Kesteren
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT Salford, UK
    Parasitology 140:1674-84. 2013
    ..Faecal environmental contamination was high, presenting a significant infection risk to the local communities...
  6. doi First report of Echinococcus shiquicus in dogs from eastern Qinghai-Tibet plateau region, China
    Belgees Boufana
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, M5 4WT, Greater Manchester, UK
    Acta Trop 127:21-4. 2013
    ..Faecal samples from two Tibetan foxes were shown by PCR to harbour both E. multilocularis and E. shiquicus DNA. One of these dual E. multilocularis and E. shiquicus infections in a Tibetan fox was confirmed by sequencing...
  7. doi Cystic echinococcosis in a fox-hound hunt worker, UK
    Philip S Craig
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
    Pathog Glob Health 106:373-5. 2012
    ..This is the first human molecularly identified CE case reported from the UK and a first in a fox-hound handler and indicates a general neglected occupational risk...