A Lavikainen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc The first workshop towards the control of cestode zoonoses in Asia and Africa
    Akira Ito
    Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan
    Parasit Vectors 4:114. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular genetic characterization of the Fennoscandian cervid strain, a new genotypic group (G10) of Echinococcus granulosus
    A Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, P O Box 21, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitology 127:207-15. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of Echinococcus isolates of cervid origin from Finland and Sweden
    A Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology FINPAR, Haartman Institute, P O Box 21, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitology 133:565-70. 2006
  4. doi request reprint A phylogeny of members of the family Taeniidae based on the mitochondrial cox1 and nad1 gene data
    A Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, P O Box 21, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitology 135:1457-67. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA data reveal cryptic species within Taenia krabbei
    Antti Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitol Int 59:290-3. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Molecular identification of Taenia spp. in wolves (Canis lupus), brown bears (Ursus arctos) and cervids from North Europe and Alaska
    Antti Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitol Int 60:289-95. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Molecular identification of Taenia spp. in the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) from Finland
    A Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Infection Biology Program, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitology 140:653-62. 2013

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Publications7

  1. pmc The first workshop towards the control of cestode zoonoses in Asia and Africa
    Akira Ito
    Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan
    Parasit Vectors 4:114. 2011
    ..hyaenae and other Taenia species from the wild animals in Ethiopia, and 5) how to detect echinococcosis patients and 6) how to differentiate Echinococcus species worldwide. Such important topics are summarized in this meeting report...
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular genetic characterization of the Fennoscandian cervid strain, a new genotypic group (G10) of Echinococcus granulosus
    A Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, P O Box 21, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitology 127:207-15. 2003
    ..granulosus form represents a distinct, previously undescribed genotype of E. granulosus. The novel genotype is hereby named as the Fennoscandian cervid strain (G10)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of Echinococcus isolates of cervid origin from Finland and Sweden
    A Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology FINPAR, Haartman Institute, P O Box 21, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitology 133:565-70. 2006
    ..However, additional morphological studies are needed, and the relationship to the cattle strain ('E. ortleppi') should be thoroughly evaluated before a final decision of the taxonomical status of the G6-10 group can be made...
  4. doi request reprint A phylogeny of members of the family Taeniidae based on the mitochondrial cox1 and nad1 gene data
    A Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, P O Box 21, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitology 135:1457-67. 2008
    ..multiceps, supporting its recognition as a distinct species, T. krabbei. High intraspecific sequence variation within both T. polyacantha and T. taeniaeformis suggests the existence of cryptic sister species...
  5. doi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA data reveal cryptic species within Taenia krabbei
    Antti Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitol Int 59:290-3. 2010
    ..The results suggest that careful morphological and genetic analyses of further isolates from intermediate and definitive hosts are required to define the taxonomic status of these two cryptic species...
  6. doi request reprint Molecular identification of Taenia spp. in wolves (Canis lupus), brown bears (Ursus arctos) and cervids from North Europe and Alaska
    Antti Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitol Int 60:289-95. 2011
    ..Strobilate stages from two bears belonged to this species as well. The present results suggest that this novel Taenia sp. has a Holarctic distribution and uses Alces spp. as intermediate and ursids as final hosts...
  7. doi request reprint Molecular identification of Taenia spp. in the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) from Finland
    A Lavikainen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Infection Biology Program, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Parasitology 140:653-62. 2013
    ..hydatigena and T. regis. Our analyses suggest that these distinct taeniid tapeworms represent a putative new species of Taenia. The only currently recognized definitive host is L. lynx and the intermediate host is unknown...