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Scope and general notes:

This is a regular journal published by the Egyptian Veterinary Medical Society of Parasitology and is concerned with the publication of research papers in the field of parasitology and related subjects. One or two volumes are published annually. Manuscripts should be signed by the author or authors concerned and sent to the Chief Editor. All manuscripts are peer-reviewed. However, the authors alone are responsible for all the data and scientific views they expressed.

Scientific ethics and laboratory animals using ethics:

The paper offered for publication should be accepted by the scientific committee of the specialized Department. In research that required animal experimentations, authors are required to give assurance that the animals were cared for in accordance with the principles of guide to the care and use of experimental animals.In such a case, the manuscript must be the assurance by a certificate from a council of animal care.

Instructions for manuscripts preparation: Paper should be sent in type-written, on one side of the paper(page size 21x249.7cm, A4, Time New Roman, font 12, and tables on a separate file), all on a CD-R., or by E-mail. Papers should be as concise as possible and provided with a brief abstract (only a very short summary of your own results), keywords and a brief conclusion.

Illustrations: photographs, line drawings, graphs, and tables) should be kept to the minimum. Details of results presented in this way should not be repeated by anyhow in the text. Original colored plates (12x18 cm) can be included only at the author's expense. Line drawings, maps, graphs, and tables should be approximately the final size. Pronouns such as I, my, we, our, should not be used and my or our results should be replaced by in the present study or results. Discussion must be for your own results in relation to others and not in any way, a review of literature or the aim of the work.

References: References should be listed at the end of the paper and arranged in alphabetical order of authors, including; (1)the author or authors s names and initials,(2) year of publication, (3) the full title of the paper, (4) journal s title, (5) volume number, (6) issue number, (7) first and last page numbers. Titles of the Journals cited are to be abbreviated as in the World List of Scientific Periodicals,$th edition,1964. The M.Sc. or Ph.D. thesis is not accepted at all as a reference. The abbreviations throughout the text and tables should conform to the Standard International Units as far as possible.

Letters: to the Editor should be as possible not exceed 400 words, graphs and illustrations will not be accepted and references must be kept to a minimum.

Authors: will be supplied with 10 covered reprints free of charge and requests for additional reprints at the author s expense should be sent to the Secretary-general together with the manuscript.