Belgees Boufana

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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 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

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Publications4

  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 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...