Affiliation: University of Iceland
- Fellow travellers: a concordance of colonization patterns between mice and men in the North Atlantic regionE P Jones
Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
BMC Evol Biol 12:35. 2012..Here we investigate whether house mouse mtDNA sequences reflect human history in these other regions as well...
- Morphological features of the nasal blood fluke Trichobilharzia regenti (Schistosomatidae, Digenea) from naturally infected hostsKarl Skirnisson
Laboratory of Parasitology, Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur, IS 112, Reykjavik, Iceland
Parasitol Res 110:1881-92. 2012..The presence of the Laurer's canal was confirmed and its course from the oviduct to the surface, where spermatozoa were noticed to leave the canal, was described...
- Factors influencing the distribution of digenetic trematode infections in a mudsnail (Hydrobia ventrosa) population inhabiting salt marsh ponds in IcelandKarl Skirnisson
Institute for Experimental Pathology, Keldur, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
J Parasitol 90:50-9. 2004..We propose that their habitat use and defecating habits are the main determinants of the trematode distribution in the area...
- [Swimmer's itch in Landmannalaugar, Iceland]Karl Skirnisson
Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v Vesturlandsveg, 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
Laeknabladid 91:729-36. 2005..Retrospective enquiries suggest that some visitors have occasionally got SI after bathing in the brook in preceding decades. Low number of papules, however, indicates a low density of cercariae in the water...
- [Pseudoterranova decipiens (Nematoda, Anisakidae) larvae reported from humans in Iceland after consumption of insufficiently cooked fish]Karl Skirnisson
Institute of Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldum, 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
Laeknabladid 92:21-5. 2006..However, increased consumption of fresh or poorly heated fish and fish products might result in increased anisakidosis cases in Iceland...
- Two new Eimeria species (Protozoa: Eimeriidae) from wild rock ptarmigans, Lagopus muta islandorum, in IcelandK Skirnisson
Laboratory of Parasitology, Institute for Experimental Pathology, Keldur, University of Iceland, IS 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
Parasitol Res 101:1077-81. 2007..4 x 8.0 (12-15.5 x 6.5-9) microm. Sporocysts contain a diffuse granular residuum, and each sporozoite has two different-sized refractile bodies...
- Diversity of bird schistosomes in anseriform birds in Iceland based on egg measurements and egg morphologyK Skirnisson
Laboratory of Parasitology, Institute for Experimental Pathology, Keldur, University of Iceland, 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
Parasitol Res 103:43-50. 2008..II (prevalence 54.2%), and the small eggs of Dendritobilharzia sp. (8.3%). Egg size and shape comparisons indicate that Trichobilharzia sp. III and T. franki might be the same species...
- A review on swimmer's itch and the occurrence of bird schistosomes in IcelandK Skirnisson
Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
J Helminthol 83:165-71. 2009..peregra in Oslandsstjörn. Taken together, the data obtained by morphological examination of eggs and recent DNA sequencing results, indicate that at least eight species of bird schistosomes occur in Iceland...