Belgees Boufana

Summary

Affiliation: University of Salford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi Genetic variability and haplotypes of Echinococcus isolates from Tunisia
    Belgees Boufana
    Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 108:706-14. 2014
  5. doi Echinococcus equinus and Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto from the United Kingdom: genetic diversity and haplotypic variation
    Belgees Boufana
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Manchester M5 4WT, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Int J Parasitol 45:161-6. 2015
  6. pmc 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

Publications6

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi Genetic variability and haplotypes of Echinococcus isolates from Tunisia
    Belgees Boufana
    Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 108:706-14. 2014
    ..The species/genotypes of Echinococcus infecting a range of intermediate, canid and human hosts were examined as well as the intraspecific variation and population structure of Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) within these hosts...
  5. doi Echinococcus equinus and Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto from the United Kingdom: genetic diversity and haplotypic variation
    Belgees Boufana
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Manchester M5 4WT, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Int J Parasitol 45:161-6. 2015
    ..granulosus s.s. cox1 sequences. The haplotype network showed a star-shaped network with a centrally placed main haplotype (EgUK01) that had been reported from other world regions. ..
  6. pmc 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...