The contractor will conduct collaborative research in cystic hydatidosis (Echinococcus granulosus infection) of the Middle East. The collaborative aspects involve sharing of data and communal protocols with other hydatidosis researchers funded by NIAID. The individual objective is to determine the prevalence of echinococcosis in Israel and develop an anti-echinococcosis monoclonal antibody.
|Hoida, G; Greenberg, Z; Furth, M et al. (1998) An epidemiological survey of Echinococcus granulosus and other helminths in animal populations in northern Israel. J Helminthol 72:127-31|
|Kharebov, A; Nahmias, J; El-On, J (1997) Cellular and humoral immune responses of hydatidosis patients to Echinococcus granulosus purified antigens. Am J Trop Med Hyg 57:619-25|