Dr. Sobhy  Abdel-Shafy

Dr. Sobhy Abdel-Shafy

Associate Professor
National Research Center, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Acarology from Cairo University, Egypt

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Biography

Dr. Sobhy Abdel-Shafy is Professor of Parasitology at Department of Parasitology, National Research Center, Egypt. He is mainly specialist in ticks and tick borne diseases. He had PhD in 2000 from Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University under title “Microbiological and control studies on ticks infesting farm animals and poultry”. He had M.Sc. in 1995 and B.Sc in 1988. His research experience includes Assistance Researcher, Researcher and Associate Professor at different universities. He actively participated in organizing 3 conferences (2006, 2010 and2013) organized by Veterinary Research Division. He has attended 31st World Veterinary Congress in Prague, Czech Republic (2013). He serves as reviewer in many international journals. He has participated in many projects starting from 1997 until now. He is involved in two scientific missions; one to Unite of ricketsae, Facultyof Medicine, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France for six months (2009) and another to Unite of emergent viruses, Faculty of Medicine, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France for two months (2011). He is supervising 2 PhD scholars. He published more than 35 articles in journals (25 indexed in SCOPUS).

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Entomology
62%
Tick-Borne Diseases
90%
Acarology
75%
Parasitology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Shalaby, H.A., S. Abdel-Shafy, K.A. Abdel-Rahman and A.A. Derbala, 2009. Comparative in vitro effect of artemether and albendazole on adult Toxocara canis. Parasitol. Res., 105: 967-976.
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  2. Abdel-Shafy, S., R.M. El-Khateeb, M.M.M. Soliman and M.M. Abdel-Aziz, 2009. The efficacy of some wild medicinal plant extracts on the survival and development of third instar larvae of Chrysomyia albiceps (Wied) (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 41: 1741-1753.
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  3. Zayed, A.A., S. Abdel-Shafy and R.M. El-Khateeb, 2008. Surface Ultrastructure of Posterior Abdominal Spiracles of Third Instars of Nasal bots of cephalopina titillator, Oestrus ovis and Rhinoestrus purpureus (Diptera:Oestridae) infesting camels, sheep and donkeys in Egypt. Res. J. Parasitol., 3: 1-11.
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  4. Shalaby, H.A., M.M. Abdel-Aziz and S. Abdel-Shafy, 2008. Diagnostic value of some Parascaris equorum antigens in foals. Assiut Vet. Med. J., 54: 226-240.

  5. Abdel-Shafy, S., M.S. Mahmoud and M.M. Abdel-Aziz, 2008. Evaluation of crude and fractionated gut extract antigens for protection against camel tick Hyalomma dromedarii (Acari: Ixodidae). J. Entomol., 5: 91-102.
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  6. Abdel-Shafy, S., 2008. Scanning electron microscopy and comparative morphology of Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum, H. dromedarii and H. marginatum marginatum (Acari: Ixodidae). based on nymphs. Acarologia, 48: 111-126.

  7. Abdel-Shafy, S., 2008. Scanning electron microscopy and comparative morphology of Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum, H. dromedarii and H. marginatum marginatum (Acari: Ixodidae). based on larvae. Acarologia, 48: 127-139.

  8. Habeeb, S.M., S. Abdel-Shafy and A.E.G.A. Youssef, 2007. Light, Scanning electron microscopy and SDS-page studies on the effect of the essential oil, Citrus sinensis Var. balady on the embryonic development of camel tick Hyalomma dromedarii (Koch, 1818) (Acari: Ixodidae). Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 1151-1160.
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  9. El-Sadawy, H.A. and S. Abdel-Shafy, 2007. Laboratory and field studies on entomopathogenic nematodes as a biocontrol agent for the cattle tick Boophilus annulatus (Acari: Ixodidae). Acarologia, 47: 25-31.
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  10. El-Kammah, K.M., L.M.I. Oyoun and S. Abdel-Shafy, 2007. Detection of microorganisms in the saliva and midgut smears of different tick species. (Acari: Ixodidea) in Egypt. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol., 37: 533-539.

  11. Abdel-Shafy, S., M.S. Mahmoud and M.H. Salwa, 2007. In Vitro acaricidal effect of some crude extracts and essential oils of wild plants against certain tick species. Acarologia, 47: 31-42.

  12. Shalaby, H.A., S.M. Habeeb and S. Abdel-Shafy, 2005. Analysis of Argas persicus-derived immunogenic shared antigens using serum from chicken expressing resistance to adult ticks. J. Egypt. Vet. Med. Assoc., 65: 45-53.

  13. Massoud, A.M., M.A. Kutkat, S. Abdel-Shafy, R.M. El-Khateeb and I.M. Labib, 2005. Acaricidal efficacy of Myrrh (Commiphora molmol) on the fowl tick Argas persicus (Acari: Argasidae). Egypt. Soc. Parasitol., 35: 667-686.
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  14. Mahmoud, M.S., S. Abdel-Shafy and Sanaa, K.A. Abou-El-Dobal, 2005. Evaluation of crude and purified salivary gland antigens for protection against camel tick Hyalomma dromedarii (Acari: Ixodidae). J. Egypt. Vet. Med. Assoc., 65: 229-243.

  15. Abdel-Shafy, S., 2005. Scanning electron microscopy and comparative morphology of argasid larvae (Acari: Ixodida: Argasidae) infesting birds in Egypt. Acarologia, 45: 3-12.
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  16. Zayed, A.A., L.M.I. Oyoun and S. Abdel-Shafy, 2004. Acaricidal effects of plant extracts Neem Azal and Bio Dux against the cattle tick Boophilus annulatus (Ixodidae) and the fowl tick Argas persicus (Argasidae). J. Appl. Vet. Sci. N.R.C., 1: 113-125.

  17. Abdel-Shafy, S. and M.M.M. Soliman, 2004. Toxicity of some essential oils on eggs, larvae and females of Boophilus annulatus (Acari: Ixodida: Amblyommidae) infesting cattle in Egypt. Acarologia, 44: 23-30.
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  18. El-Khateeb, R.M., S. Abdel-Shafy and A.A. Zayed, 2003. Insecticidal effects of neem seed and vegetable oils on larval and pupal stages of sheep blowfly, Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae). J. Egypt. Vet. Med. Assoc., 63: 255-268.

  19. Abdel-Shafy, S. and M.S. Mahmoud, 2002. Morphological and ultrastructural studies on Babesia bigemina local strain in haemolymph and salivary glands of infected Boophilus annulatus females. J. Egypt. Vet. Med. Assoc., 62: 247-256.

  20. Abdel-Shafy, S. and A.A. Zayed, 2002. In vitro acaricidal effect of plant extract of neem seed oil (Azadirachta indica) on egg, immature, and adult stages of Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum (Ixodoidea: Ixodidae. Vet. Parasitol., 106: 89-96.
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  21. El Kammah, K.M., L.M.I. Oyoun, G.A. El Kady and S.A. Shafy, 2001. Investigation of blood parasites in livestock infested with argasid and ixodid ticks in Egypt. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol., 31: 365-371.
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