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اکتوپارازیت های جوندگان جمع آوری شده از شمال غرب ایران

زارعی, ذبیح اله and محبعلی, مهدی and حیدری, زهرا and کیا, عشرت بیگم and آزرم, امرالله and بخشی, حسن and داوودی, جابر and حسن پور, حمید and روحنواز, منیژه and خدابخش, مهیا and تلمادره ای, زکیه (1395) اکتوپارازیت های جوندگان جمع آوری شده از شمال غرب ایران. Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases ــ 11 (1). pp. 36-41. شاپا 1735-7179

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Wild Rodent Ectoparasites Collected from Northwestern Iran

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Abstract Background: Rodents play an important role as reservoir of some pathogens, and the host of some ectoparasites as well. These ectoparasites can transmit rodents’ pathogens to human or animals. The aim of this study was to assess the distribution and infestation load of ectoparasites on rodents in Meshkin-Shahr District, northwestern Iran. Method: Rodents were captured using baited live traps in spring 2014 from Meshkin-Shahr District and were transferred to the laboratory for identification to the species level. Their ectoparasites were collected, mounted and identified. Results: Three rodent species including Meriones persicus (74%), Mus musculus (16.9%) and Cricetulus migratorius (9%) were identified. Among all rodents, 185 specimens (90.69%) were infested with a total of 521 ectoparasites. Overall, 10 arthropods species were collected, including fleas (97.6%), one mite (1.6%) and one louse species (0.6%) as follows: Xenopsylla nubica, X. astia, X. buxtoni, X. cheopis, Nosopsyllus fasciatus, N. iranus, Ctenocephalides felis, Ctenophthalmus rettigismiti, Ornithonyssus sp and one species of genus Polyplax. The most prevalent ectoparasites species was X. nubica (89%). Conclusion: Nearly all rodent species were infested with Xenopsylla species. Monitoring of ectoparasites on infested rodents is very important for awareness and early warning towards control of arthropod-borne diseases. Keywords: Rodent, Ectoparasites, Iran

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :ذبیح اله زارعی
نویسنده مسئول :زکیه تلمادره ای
Additional Information:Impact Factor (2016) 1.218 Indexed in: ISI, Scopus, DOAJ, Embase, Google Scholar, Index Medicus for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (IMEMR), Index Copernicus, Zoological Record, BIOSIS Previews, Magiran, SID, Iran Medex, EBSCO,
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Rodent; Ectoparasites; Iran
Subjects:QX Parasitology
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Basic Sciences > Department of Parasitology
ID Code:8922
Deposited By: خانم زهرا حیدری سورشجانی
Deposited On:02 May 1396 07:53
Last Modified:24 Mar 1397 12:10

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