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Biographical Sketch
Name: Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu
Date of Birth: 3.2.46

EDUCATION

1972
BSc, Dept. of Zoology, University of Basel, Switzerland
1975
PhD, Dept. of Zoology and Dept. of Dermatology, Medical School, University of Basel, Switzerland

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

1975
Visiting Scientist. Dept. of Medical Entomology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1975-1980
Research Biologist. Dept. of Dermatology, Medical School, University of Basel
1978
Visiting Scientist. Pest Control Dept., Agricultural College of Teheran University
1980-1983
Research Biologist. Dept. of Parasitology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1983-1985
Research Biologist. Dept. of Zoology, Hebrew Univ. Jerusalem
1985-present
Research Fellow, Dept. of Parasitology, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem
2004-present
Adjunct Professor of Parasitology at the Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
2006-present
Associated Professor of Parasitology, Turkey

TEACHING

1985 present
Lecturer in the BSc or MSc course "Medical Entomology" for biology students in Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1995-present
Lecturer in the course “Seminars in Molecular Microbiology” for biology students in Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1997-present
Lecturer in the course “Seminars for Students in Medicine”, Institute of Microbiology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1997-present
Lecturer in the course “Over the Counter Pharmaceutical Remedies” (Prof. Amnon Hoffman) in the School of Pharmacy, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
2006-present
Lecturer for the courses “Veterinary Entomology” and Practical Exercises in Veterinary Entomology” in the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University, Rehovot
2006-present
Senior lecturer for the course “Medical Parasitology” for the Hadassah Community College of Technology in Jerusalem
2011-present
Lecturer in the course “Natural Substances in Pharmacy and Medicine“ (Prof. Arik Dahan) in the School of Pharmacy, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva

SPECIAL STUDIES

1965-1972
Tropical medicine and parasitology (Tropical Institute Basel)
1979
Allergy and clinical immunology (University Hospital Zurich)
1981-1982
Teaching methods for lecturers (University of Zurich)
1993
Biology of diseases vectors (Colorado State University)
1994
Advanced methods in medical and veterinary vector control (Imperial College and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Entomological Society of America
Entomological Society of Israel
Israel Society for Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases
Swiss Society for Dermatology and Venereology
International Society on Biotherapy
International Society of Phthiraptera

AWARDS

The Wilhelm Lutz Award (1983) by the Swiss Society of Dermatology and Venereology
Corresponding member of the Swiss Society of Dermatology and Venereology (2002)
Outstanding Teachers Award for the years 2003/2004 from the School of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
The William S. Baer Award for outstanding service in the advancement of biotherapy (2010), conferred by the BioTherapeutics, Education & Research (BTER) Foundation
Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of Israel (2012)
Outstanding Teachers Award for the years 2012, 2013 (twice) and 2015 (twice) from the Faculty of Agriculture, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

APPOINTMENTS

Secretary of the Israel Society for Parasitology (1990 1994)
Secretary of the Israel Society for Protozoology (1994-1995)
Secretary of the Israel Society for Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases (2000-2008)
Executive Member of the Israel Society for Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases (2008-present)
Member of the National Committee on Allergy and Clinical Immunology, section: Indoor allergies (1992-present)
Representative of the Israel Society for Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases in the Federation of the Israeli Societies of Experimental Biology (1994-present)
Member of the committee on head lice and scabies of the Ministry of Health in Israel (1997-present)
Member of the executive board of the International Society of Biotherapy (1996-1998)
President of the International Society of Biotherapy (1998-2010).
Past-President of the International Society of Biotherapy (2010-present)
Chair of the Organizing Committee of the Third International Conference on Biotherapy (1998) in Jerusalem, Fifth International Conference on Biotherapy (2000) in Wurzburg, Germany, and Sixth International Conference on Biotherapy (2002) in Sivas, Turkey; Member of the International Organizing Committee of the Seventh International Conference on Biotherapy (2007) in Seoul, Korea and of the Eighth International Conference on Biotherapy (2010), Los Angeles, USA.
Executive member of the Organizing Committee of the Fifth International Conference on Phthiraptera (2006) in Buenos Aires, Argentine and chair of the Scientific Program Committee.
Chair of the International Organizing Committee of the Fourth International Conference on Phthiraptera, Urgup, Cappadocia, Turkey (2010)
President of the International Society of Phthirapterists (2010-2014)
Past-president of the International Society of Phthirapterists (2014-present)
Member of the International Organizing Committee of the 10th. European Multicolloquium of Parasitology, Paris, France (2008)
Medical Advisory Consultant of the Rosacea Research & Development Institute (2008)
Associated Curator to the National Natural History Collections (Ixodoidea/Ticks)
President of the International Society of Biotherapy (2015-present)

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

Associated Editor of the PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases (2006)
Member of the Editorial Panel of the International Journal of Pest Management (2006)
Member of the Consultation Board of the American-Eurasian Journal of Scientific Research (2006)
Member of the Consultation Board of the Turkish Journal of Hygiene and Experimental Biology (2006)
Member of the Consultation Board of the Turkish Journal of Parasitology (2006)
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology (2008)
Member of the Editorial Board of the journal ISRN Veterinary Science (2010)
Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Tropical Parasitology (2012)
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Tropical Diseases (2012)
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Tropical Diseases and Public Health (2013)
Editor on International Affairs of the Cumhuriyet Medical Journal (2014)

LANGUAGES

English, German, French, Hebrew, Greek and Turkish

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Mumcuoglu, K.Y., K. Frish, B. Sarov, E. Manor, E. Gross, Z. Gat and R. Galun. 1993. Ecological studies on the brown dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus in Southern Israel and its relationship to spotted fever group rickettsiae. J. Med.Entomol. 30:114 121.
Weiss, M., I. Glazer, K.Y. Mumcuoglu, Y. Elking & R. Galun. 1993. Infectivity of steinermatid and heterorhabditid nematodes for the human body louse Pediculus humanus humanus (Anoplura: Pediculidae). Fundam. appl. Nematol. 16: 489-493.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., Y. Abed, B. Armenios, S. Shaheen, J. Jacobs, S. Bar Sela & E. Richter. 1994. Asthma in children of refugee camps in Gaza and its relationship with house dust mites. Ann. Allergy 72:163 166.
Kivity, S., A. Solomon, R. Soferman, Y. Schwarz, K.Y. Mumcuoglu & M. Topilsky. 1993. Mite asthma in childhood: A study of the relationship between exposure to house dust mites and disease activity. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 91:844 849.
Ben Yakir, D., K.Y. Mumcuoglu, O. Manor, J. Ochanda & R. Galun. 1994. Immunization of rabbits with a midgut extract of the human body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus); the effect of induced resistance on the louse population. Med. Vet. Entomol. 8:114 118.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., J. Hemingway, J. Miller, I. Ioffe-Uspensky, S. Klaus, F. Ben-Ishai & R. Galun. 1995. Permethrin resistance in the head louse Pediculus capitis from Israel. Med. Vet. Entomol. 9:427-432.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., E. Rahamim, D. Ben-Yakir, J.O. Ochanda & R. Galun. 1995. Localization of immunogenic antigens on the midgut of the human body louse Pediculus humanus humanus (Anoplura: Pediculidae). J. Med. Entomol. 33:74-77.
Ochanda, J.O., K.Y. Mumcuoglu, D. Ben-Yakir, J.K. Okuru, V.O. Oduol & R. Galun. 1996. Characterization of body louse midgut proteins recognized by resistant hosts. Med. Vet. Entomol. 10:35-38.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., D. Ben-Yakir, S. Gunzberg, J.O. Ochanda & R. Galun. 1996. Immunogenic proteins in the body and faecal material of the human body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus, and their homology to antigens of other lice species. Vet. Med. Entomol. 10:105-107.
Guberman, D., K.Y. Mumcuoglu, A. Keysari, I. Ioffe-Uspensky, J. Miller & R. Galun. 1996. Prevalence of spotted fever group rickettsiae in ticks from Southern Israel. J. Med. Entomol. 33:979-982.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., R. Galun, Y. Kaminchik, A. Panet & A. Levanon. 1996. Anti-hemostatic activity in salivary glands of the human body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus (Anoplura: Pediculidae). J. Insect Physiol. 42: 1083-1087.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., D. Ben-Yakir, J.O. Ochanda, J. Miller & R. Galun. 1997. Immunization of rabbits with faecal extract Pediculus humanus, the human louse: effects on louse development and reproduction. . Med. Vet. Entomol. 11: 315-318.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., M. Lipo, I. Ioffe-Uspensky, J. Miller, I. Turkeltaub & R. Galun. 1997. Maggot therapy for the treatment of gangrene and osteomyelitis. Harefuah 132: 323-325.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., A. Ingber, L. Gilead, J. Stessman, R. Friedman, H. Schulman, H. Bichucher, I. Ioffe-Uspensky, J. Miller, R. Galun & I. Raz. 1998. Maggot therapy for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. Diabetes Care, 21:2030-2031.
Hemingway, J., J. Miller & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 1999. Pyrethroid resistance mechanisms in the head louse Pediculus capitis from Israel: implications for control. Med. Vet. Entomol. 13: 89-96.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., A. Ingber, L. Gilead, J. Stessman, R. Friedmann, H. Schulman, H. Bichucher, I. Ioffe-Uspensky, J. Miller, R. Galun & I. Raz. 1999. Maggot therapy for the treatment of intractable wounds. Intnl. J. Dermatol. 8: 623-627.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., Z. Gat, T. Horowitz, J. Miller, R. Bar-Tana, A. Ben-Zvi & Y. Naparstek. 1999. Abundance of house dust mites in relation to climate in contrasting agricultural settlements in Israel. Med. Vet. Entomol. 13: 252-258.
Ochanda, J.O., E.A.C. Oduor, R. Galun, M.O. Imbuta & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2000. Partial purification of the aminopeptidase from the midgut of the human body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus. Physiol. Entomol. 25: 242-246.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., I. Ioffe-Uspensky, S. Alkrinawi, B. Sarov, E. Manor & R. Galun. 2001. Prevalence of vectors of the spotted fever group rickettsiae and murine typhus in a Bedouin town in Israel. J. Med. Entomol. 38: 458-461.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., J. Miller, M. Mumcuoglu, M. Friger & M. Tarshis. 2001. Destruction of bacteria in the digestive tract of the maggot of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae). J. Med. Entomol. 38: 161-166.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., M. Friger, I. Ioffe-Uspensky, F. Ben-Ishai & J. Miller. 2001. Louse comb versus direct visual examination for the diagnosis of head louse infestations. Pediatr. Dermatol. 18: 9-12.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., I. Ioffe-Uspensky, S. Alkrinawi, B. Sarov, E. Manor & R. Galun. 2001. Prevalence of vectors of the spotted fever group rickettsiae and murine typhus in a Bedouin town in Israel. J. Med. Entomol. 38: 458-461.
Sherman, R. A., J. M-T Sherman, L. Gilead, M. Lipo & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2001. Maggot debridement therapy in outpatients. Arch. Phys. Med. Rehabil. 82: 1226-1229.
Leo, N.P., N.J.H Campbell, X. Yang, K.Y. Mumcuoglu & S.C. Barker. 2002. Evidence from mitochondrial DNA that the head lice and the body lice of humans (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) are conspecific. J. Med. Entomol. 39: 662-666.
Akilov, O.E. & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2003. Association between human demodicosis and HLA class I. Clin. Exp. Dermatol. 28: 70-73.
Lee, S.H, J.-R. Gao, K.S. Yoon, K.Y. Mumcuoglu, D. Taplin, J.D. Edman, M. Takano-Lee & J.M. Clark. 2003. Sodium channel mutations associated with knockdown resistance in the human head louse, Pediculus capitis (De Geer). Pest. Biochem. Physiol. 75: 79-91.
Akilov, O.E. & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2004. Immune response in demodicosis. J. Eur. Acad. Dermatol. Venereol. 18: 440-444.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y, N. Galilli, A Reshef, P. Brauner & Hanita Grant. 2004. The use of human lice in forensic entomology. J. Med. Entomol. 41: 803-806.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., S. Magdassi, J. Miller, F. Ben-Ishai, G. Zentner, V. Helbin, M. Friger, F. Kahana & A. Ingber. 2004. The in vivo repellency of a citronella formulation for the human head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis. Isr. Med. Assoc. J. 6: 756-759.
Mumcuoglu K.Y., C. Banet-Noach, M. Malkinson, U. Shalom & R.Galun. 2005. Argasid ticks as possible vectors of West Nile virus in Israel. Vector Borne Zoonot. Dis. 5: 65-71.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. & O.E. Akilov. 2005. The Role of HLA A2 and CW2 in the pathogenesis of human demodicosis. Dermatology 210: 109-114.
Akilov, O.E., Y.S. Butov & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2005. A clinico-pathological approach to the classification of human demodicosis. JDDG 8: 607-614.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., T. Meinking, C.N. Burkhart & C.G. Burkhart. 2006. Head louse infestation: the “no-nit” policy and its consequences. Intnt. J. Dermatol. 45: 891-896.
Huberman, L., N. Gollop, K.Y. Mumcuoglu, C. Blockc & R. Galun. 2007. Antibacterial properties of the whole body extracts and hemolymph of Lucilia sericata maggots. J. Wound Care 16: 123-127.
Huberman, L., N. Gollop, K.Y. Mumcuoglu, E. Breuer, S.R. Bhusare, Y. Shai & R. Galun. 2007. Antibacterial substances of low molecular weight isolated from Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Muscidae). Med. Vet. Entomol. 21: 127-131.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., S.C. Barker, I.F. Burgess, C. Combescot-Lang, R.C. Dagleish, K.S. Larsen, J. Miller, R.J. Roberts & A. Taylan-Ozkan. 2007. International guidelines for effective control of head louse infestations. J. Drugs Dermatol. 6: 409-414.
Keysary, A., R. Massung, M. Inbar, A. Wallach, U. Shanas, K.Y. Mumcuoglu & T. Waner. 2007. First direct evidence of the prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Israel. EID 13: 1411-1412.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., Carole Pidhorz, Rivka Cohen, Andre Ofek & Howard A. Lipton. 2007. The use of the medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis, in the reconstructive plastic surgery. The Internet Journal of Plastic Surgery. Vol. 4 Number 2.
Teplinsky, V., K.Y. Mumcuoglu, I. Babai, I. Dalal, R. Cohen & A. Tanay. 2008. House dust mites on skin, clothes and bedding of atopic dermatitis patients. Intnl. J. Dermatol. 47: 790-795.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., J. Gabbay & G. Borkow. 2008. Copper oxide impregnated fabrics for the control of house dust mites. International Journal of Pest Management 54: 235-240.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. & L. Gilead. 2008. Treatment of scabies infestations. Parasite 15: 248-251.
Braverman, Y., A. Chizov-Ginsburg, M. Friger & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2008. Nocturnal activity of Culicoides imicola Kieffer (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Israel. Russian Entomol. J. 17: 37-39.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., M. Mumcuoglu, M. Danilevich & L. Gilead. 2008. Physician’s knowledge in Israel on the biology and control of head lice (in Hebrew). Harefuah 147: 754-757.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. 2008. The louse comb: past and present. Amer. Entomol. 54: 164-166.
Braverman, Y. & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2009. Newly emerged nulliparous Culicoides imicola Kieffer (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) with pigmented abdomen. Med. Vet. Entomol. 160: 356-358. DOI:10.1016/j.vetpar.2008.11.016.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., L. Huberman, R. Cohen, V. Temper, A. Adler, R. Galun & C. Block. 2009. Elimination of symbiotic Aeromonas spp. from the intestinal tract of the medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis using ciprofloxacin feeding. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. DOI:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.02868.x,
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., L. Gilead & A. Ingber. 2009. New Insights in pediculosis and scabies. Exp. Rev. Dermatol. 4: 285-302.
Levin, M.L., L. Killmaster, G. Zemtsova, D. Grant, K.Y. Mumcuoglu, M.E. Eremeeva & G.A. Dasch. 2009. Incongruent effects of two isolates of Rickettsia conorii on the survival of Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks. Exp. Appl. Acarol. DOI:10.1007/s10493-009-9268-9
Morick M, G. Baneth, B. Avidor, MY Kosoy, KY Mumcuoglu, D. Mintz, O. Eyal, N. Shpigel & S. Harrus. 2010. Detection of Bartonella spp. in wild rodents in Israel using HRM real-time PCR. Vet. Microbiol. Vet Microbiol. 2009; 139: 293-297.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. & O.E. Akilov. 2010. The role of Demodex mites in the pathogenesis of rosacea and blepharitis and their control. J. Rosacea Res. Dev. Inst. 1: 47-54.
Harrus S, Perlman-Avrahami A, Mumcuoglu KY, Morick D, Baneth G. Molecular detection of Rickettsia massiliae, Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae and Rickettsia conorii israelensis in ticks from Israel. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010. Epub ahead of print. DOI. 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03224.x
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., M. Danilevich, O Zelig, H. Grinbaum, M. Friger & T.L. Meinking. 2010. The effect of blood group and blood handling on feeding success, longevity and egg production of the body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus. Med. Vet. Entomol. (in press).
Harrus S, Perlman-Avrahami A, Mumcuoglu KY, Morick D, Baneth G. 2010. Molecular detection of Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma bovis, Anaplasma platys, Candidatus Midichloria mitochondrii and Babesia canis vogeli s in ticks from Israel. Eur. Soc. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. (in press)
Yeruham, I., M. Van Ham, Y. Stram, O. Friedgut, H.Yadin, K.Y. Mumcuoglu & Y. Braverman.2010. Epidemiological investigation of bovine ephemeral fever outbreaks in Israel. Vet. Med. Intern. Vol. 2010 (2010), Article ID 290541, 5 pages. doi:10.4061/2010/290541.
Zemtsova, G., L. F. Killmaster, K. Y. Mumcuoglu & M. L. Levin. 2010. Co-feeding as a route for transmission of Rickettsia conorii israelensis between Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks. Exp Appl Acarol, DOI 10.1007/s10493-010-9375-7.
Mumcuoglu, KY. & Y. Braverman. 2010. Parasitic and phoretic mites of Diptera in Israel and the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Isr. J. Entomol. 40: 195-203.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. & U. Shalom. 2011. Questionnaire survey of common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) infestations in Israel. Isr. J. Entomol. 40: 1-10.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. & E. Ron. 2011. Nasal myiasis due to Oestrus ovis larvae in Israel. Israel Med. Assoc. J. 13: 379-380.
Levi, A, K.Y. Mumcuoglu, A. Ingber & C.D. Enk. 2011. Assessment of Sarcoptes scabiei viability in vivo by Reflectance Confocal Microscopy. Lasers Med. Sci. DOI 10.1007/s10103-011-0894-1.
Mumcuoglu,, K.Y. 2011. Mankind and the louse – An historical overview. In: Mumcuoglu, K.Y. (ed.) 2011. Current head lice treatment: Dimeticone – effective and safe. Fourth International Conference on Phthiraptera, Urgup, Turkey, June 13-18, 2010. Satellite Symposium. Rasch Verlag, Bramsche, pp. 11-16.
Keysary, A.; Eremeeva, M.; Leitner, M.; Beth Din, A.; Wikswo, M.; Mumcuoglu, K.Y.; Inbar, M.; Wallach, A.; Shanas, U.; King, R.; Waner, T. 2011. Spotted fever group rickettsiae in ticks collected from wild animals in Israel. Amer. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 85: 919-923.
Braverman, Y., U. Marchaim, L. Glatman, V. Drabkin, A. Chizov-Ginzburg, K. Y. Mumcuoglu & A. Gelma. 2011. Bioconversion of poultry and fish waste by Lucilia sericata and Sarcophaga carnaria larvae. Asian J. Water Environ. Pollut. 8: 69-75.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. 2012. Mortality of Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) eggs caused by the floor beetle (Tribolium castaneum). Open J. Vet. Med. 2: 9-12.
Gilead, L., K.Y. Mumcuoglu & A. Ingber. 2012. The use of maggot debridement therapy in the treatment of chronic wounds in hospitalised and ambulatory patients. J. Wound Care 21: 78-85.
Levin ML, Studer E, Killmaster L, Zemtsova G, Mumcuoglu KY. 2012. Crossbreeding between different geographical populations of the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae). Exp Appl Acarol. 2012 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]
Lalzar, I., S. Harrus, K.Y. Mumcuoglu, & Y. Gottlieb. 2012. Composition and seasonal variation of Rhipicephalus turanicus and Rhipicephalus sanguineus bacterial communities. Appl. Environm. Microbiol. 78:4110-4116.
Levi, A., K. Y. Mumcuoglu, A. Ingber and C. D. Enk. 2012. Detection of living Sarcoptes scabiei larvae by reflectance mode confocal microscopy in the skin of a patient with crusted scabies. J. Biomed. Optics 17, Issue 6.
Barker, S., I. Burgess, T.L. Meinking & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2012. International guidelines for clinical trials with pediculicides. Intnl. J. Dermatol. 51: 853-858.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y., E. Davidson, A. Avidan & L. Gilead. 2012. Pain related to maggot debridement therapy. J. Wound Care 21: 400-405.
Braverman, Y., A. Frish, M. Reis & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2012. Host preference of Culicoides spp. from Israel based on sensory organs and morphometry (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Entomol. Gener. 34; 97 – 110.
Lindh, J. & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2012. Molecular analysis of pyrethroid resistance in Pediculus humanus capitis from Israel. Trends Entomol. 8: 37-41.
Kamani J, G. Baneth, KY Mumcuoglu, NE Waziri, O Eyal, Y Guthmann, S Harrus. 2013. Molecular detection and characterization of tick-borne pathogens in dogs and ticks from Nigeria. PLoS NTDs Link.
Kleinerman G, Baneth G,. Mumcuoglu KY, van Straten M, Berlin D, Apanaskevich DA, Abdeen Z, Nasereddin A, Harrus S. 2013. Molecular detection of Rickettsia africae, Rickettsia aeschlimannii and Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae in camels and Hyalomma spp. ticks from Israel. Vector-borne Zoonotic Dis. 13: 1-6. DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2013.1330
Kamani, J, Morick D, Mumcuoglu KY, Harrus S. 2013. Prevalence and diversity of Bartonella species in commensal rodents and ectoparasites from Nigeria, West Africa. PLoS Neg Trop Dis 7 (5): e2246. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002246.
Sherman, R.A., K.Y. Mumcuoglu, M. Grasberger & T.I. Tantawi. 2013. Maggot Therapy. In: Grassberger, M., R.A. Sherman, O. Gileva, C.M.H. Kim & K. Y. Mumcuoglu (Eds). Biotherapy - History, Principles and Practice: A Practical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease using Living Organisms. Springer Pub., Heidelberg, pp. 5-29.
Gileva, O.S. & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2013. Hirudotherapy. In: Grassberger, M., R.A. Sherman, O. Gileva, C.M.H. Kim & K. Y. Mumcuoglu (Eds). 2013. Biotherapy - History, Principles and Practice: A Practical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease using Living Organisms. Springer Pub., Heidelberg, pp. 31-76.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. 2013. The vectorial capacity of human lice: Pediculus humanus and Pthirus pubis. Ankara Üniv. Vet. Fak. Derg., 60, 269-273.
Salant, H., Mumcuoglu, K.Y., Baneth, G. 2013. Ectoparasites in urban stray cats in Jerusalem, Israel: differences in infestation patterns of fleas, ticks and permanent ectoparasites. Med. Vet. Entomol., doi: 10.1111/mve.12032.
Friedemann, G., Izhaki, I., Leshem, L. & K.Y. Mumcuoglu. 2013. Alternative nest-building behavior of the Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus) and the Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) in the Judean Foothills, and the parasitic and non-parasitic arthropod fauna in their nests. Isr. J. Entomol. 43: 11-19.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. 2014. Recommendations for the use of leeches in reconstructive plastic surgery. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vol. 2014, Article ID 205929, 7 pages, Link.
Waner, T., Keysary, A., Eremeeva, M.A., Beth Din, A., Mumcuoglu, K.Y., King, R. & Y. Atiya-Nasagi. 2014. Rickettsia africae and Candidatus Rickettsia barbariae in ticks in Israel. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 90: 920–922. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.13-0697
Kamani J, Baneth G, Apanaskevich DA, Mumcuoglu KY, Harrus S. 2014. Molecular detection of Rickettsia aeschlimannii in Hyalomma spp. ticks from camels (Camelus dromedarius) in Nigeria, West Africa. Vet. Med. Entomol. (in press).
Gutiérrez, R, L. Cohen, D. Morick, K.Y. Mumcuoglu, S. Harrus & Y. Gottlieb. 2014. Identification of different Bartonella species in the cattle tail louse (Haematopinus quadripertusus) and in Cattle Blood. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80(17): 5477-5481. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01409-14.
Kamani J, Baneth G, Mitchell M, Mumcuoglu KY, Gutiérrez R, Harrus S. 2014. Bartonella species in bats (Chiroptera) and bat flies (Nycteribiidae) from Nigeria, West Africa. Vector-Borne Zoon. Dis. 14: 625-632.
Nasereddin A, A. Risheq, S. Harrus, K. Azmi, S. Ereqat, G. Baneth, H. Salant, K.Y. Mumcuoglu & Z. Abdeen. 2014. Bartonella species in fleas from Palestinian territories: Prevalence and genetic diversity. Journal of Vector Ecology 39 (2): 261-270.
Sofer S, Gutiérrez R, Morick D, Mumcuoglu KY, Harrus S. 2015. Molecular detection of zoonotic Bartonella (B. henselae, B. elizabethae and B. rochalimae) in fleas collected from dogs in Israel. Med. Vet. Entomol. Med. Vet. Entomol. doi:10.1111/mve.12116.
Kamani J, Baneth G, Apanaskevich DA, Mumcuoglu KY, Harrus S. 2015. Molecular detection of Rickettsia aeschlimannii in Hyalomma spp. ticks from camels (Camelus dromedarius) in Nigeria, West Africa. Med. Vet. Entomol. doi: 10.1111/mve.12094.
Mumcuoglu, K.Y. 2015. The near future of head louse control. Cumhuriyet Med. J. 37: 1-3. http://dx.doi.org/10.7197/1305-0028.79954.
Lachish T, Marhoom E, Mumcuoglu KY, Tandlich M, Schwartz E. 2015. Myiasis in travelers. J. Travel Med. doi: 10.1111/jtm.12203.
Drali, R, Mumcuoglu KY, Yesilyurt G, Raoult D. 2015. Studies on ancient lice reveal unsuspected past migrations of vectors. Amer. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. Doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0552.
Palenchar DJ, Gellatly KJ, Yoon KS, Mumcuoglu KY, Shalom U, Clark JM. 2015. Quantitative sequencing for the determination of kdr-type resistance allele (V419L, L925I, I936F) frequencies in common bed bug (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) populations collected from Israel. J. Med. Entomol. 52: 1018-27. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjv103.
Combescot-Lang C, Vander Stichele RH, Toubate B, Veirron E, Mumcuoglu KY. 2015. Ex vivo effectiveness of French over-the-counter products against head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer, 1778). Parasitol. Res. 114: 1779-92. doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4363-9.
Kamani J, Baneth G, Apanaskevich DA, Mumcuoglu KY, Harrus S. 2015. Molecular detection of Rickettsia aeschlimannii in Hyalomma spp. ticks from camels (Camelus dromedarius) in Nigeria, West Africa. Med. Vet. Entomol. doi: 10.1111/mve.12094.
Ereqat S, Nasereddin A, Al-Jawabreh A, Azmi K, Harrus S, Mumcuoglu K, Apanaskevich D, Abdeen Z. 2016. Molecular detection and identification of Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae in ticks collected from the West Bank, Palestinian Territories. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10(1): e0004348. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004348.
Amanzougaghene, N., K. Y. Mumcuoglu, F. Fenollar1, S. Alfi, G. Yesilyurt, D. Raoult & O. Mediannikov. 2017. Ancient DNA analysis of archaeological Pediculus humanus remains from Israel belonging to the Roman period. PLoS ONE (in press).
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