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Fitsum  Bekele

Fitsum Bekele

Laboratory Science - Lecturer

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Mr. Fitsum Bekele is a lecturer in Wolkite University, college of Medicine and Health Sciences, department of Medical Laboratory sciences. He has BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology and MSc in Medical parasitology from Jimma University. His research interest incline to biomedical sciences applicable to infectious diseases of humans; mainly diseases of parasitic origin. Typical areas of his research interest are in the domain of diagnostics, drugs and vaccines for infectious diseases. Neglected tropical parasitic diseases such as soil transmitted helimenths, schistosomiasis, and especially leishmaniasis have been his areas of research.

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Neglected tropical Diseases such as Leishmaniasis, filariasis and STH


Immunology, Diagnostics and Vaccines for infectious diseases

Immune response to infectious diseases


Molecular Biology

Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Species Identification and phylogeny


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Parasitic contamination of fruits and vegetables collected from local markets in Arbaminch Town

Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Mar 7;6

www.doi: 10.1186/s40249-016-0226-6.

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