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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2017, Article ID 9345231, 5 pages
Research Article

Microscopic and Molecular Detection of Camel Piroplasmosis in Gadarif State, Sudan

1Abrar Research and Training Centre, Abrar University, Mogadishu, Somalia
2College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bahri, Khartoum, Sudan
3ICRC, Mogadishu, Somalia
4Vector and Vector Borne Diseases Institute, Tanga, Tanzania

Correspondence should be addressed to Abdalla Mohamed Ibrahim; moc.liamg@37imalladba

Received 2 December 2016; Revised 18 January 2017; Accepted 22 January 2017; Published 15 February 2017

Academic Editor: Remo Lobetti

Copyright © 2017 Abdalla Mohamed Ibrahim et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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