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In 1985-88, 2287 farm animals (cattle, camels, sheep, goats, horses, donkeys, dogs and rabbits) suspected of carrying parasitic mites were examined at 58 farms throughout Libya. Mites were identified on 1303 of these animals. The commonest parasites on cattle were Psoroptes and Chorioptes, on...

Gabaj, M. M.; Beesley, W. N.; Awan, M. A. Q.
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1992, 86, 5, pp 537-542

A total of 13 species of ixodid ticks and 2 species of argasid ticks was collected during a 3-year survey of 58 farms in Libya. These include Boophilus annulatus, B. microplus, B. decoloratus, 7 species of Hyalomma, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, R. evertsi, R. bursa, Argas persicus and Ornithodoros...

Gabaj, M. M.; Awan, M. A. Q.; Beesley, W. N.
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1992, 86, 5, pp 543-548

Data on traumatic myiasis by Cochliomyia hominivorax in Libya were reported from August 1988 until February 1989. A total of 468 cases of screwworm myiasis were recorded in 7 species of livestock and 229 humans, mainly children, were also found to be infested. Cattle and sheep were the most common...

El-Azazy, O. M. E.
Veterinary Parasitology, 1992, 42, 3-4, pp 303-310

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