Panagiotis Karanis

Summary

Affiliation: Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Genotype and subtype analyses of Cryptosporidium isolates from cattle in Hungary
    Judit Plutzer
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 146:357-62. 2007
  2. doi Observations on Cryptosporidium life cycle stages during excystation
    Panagiotis Karanis
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Medical School, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, University of Cologne, 50937 Cologne, Germany
    J Parasitol 94:298-300. 2008
  3. ncbi Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium from animal sources in Qinghai province of China
    Panagiotis Karanis
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, 080 8555 Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
    Parasitol Res 101:1575-80. 2007
  4. ncbi Waterborne transmission of protozoan parasites: a worldwide review of outbreaks and lessons learnt
    Panagiotis Karanis
    Unit for Molecular Epidemiology and Protozoan Pathogenetics, National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University for Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro 080 8555, Japan
    J Water Health 5:1-38. 2007
  5. doi Prevalence and genotyping of Cryptosporidium species from farm animals in Mongolia
    Byambaa Burenbaatar
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, 080 8555, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
    Parasitol Res 102:901-5. 2008
  6. ncbi Viability and infectivity of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts detected in river water in Hokkaido, Japan
    Yoshinori Tsushima
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 65:585-9. 2003
  7. doi Sensitive and specific detection of Cryptosporidium species in PCR-negative samples by loop-mediated isothermal DNA amplification and confirmation of generated LAMP products by sequencing
    Mohammed A Bakheit
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 158:11-22. 2008
  8. ncbi An evaluation of primers amplifying DNA targets for the detection of Cryptosporidium spp. using C. parvum HNJ-1 Japanese isolate in water samples
    Anna Susanne Leetz
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, University of Cologne, Medical School, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, Cologne, Germany
    Parasitol Res 101:951-62. 2007
  9. doi First description of Cryptosporidium bovis in Japan and diagnosis and genotyping of Cryptosporidium spp. in diarrheic pre-weaned calves in Hokkaido
    Panagiotis Karanis
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, University of Cologne, Medical School, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, Cologne, Germany
    Vet Parasitol 169:387-90. 2010
  10. pmc Comparative diagnosis of malaria infections by microscopy, nested PCR, and LAMP in northern Thailand
    Birgit Pöschl
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, University of Cologne, Medical School, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, Cologne, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:56-60. 2010

Collaborators

  • Xuenan Xuan
  • Hiroomi Akashi
  • Nikola Pantchev
  • Akio Kimura
  • Carmen Gallas-Lindemann
  • Huw Smith
  • Isaia Sotiriadou
  • Judit Plutzer
  • Mohammed A Bakheit
  • Jerry Ongerth
  • Yoshinori Tsushima
  • Selma Baldursson
  • Birgit Pöschl
  • Byambaa Burenbaatar
  • Anna Susanne Leetz
  • Yukinobu Tohya
  • Hideyuki Nagasawa
  • Takenori Kamada
  • Doreen Gassmann
  • Oriel Thekisoe
  • Salakchit Chutipongvivate
  • Karanis Panagiotis
  • Jarurin Waneesorn
  • Ikuo Igarashi
  • Peter A Mbati
  • Oriel M M Thekisoe
  • Naoyoshi Suzuki
  • Dena Torra
  • Lily A Palomino
  • Levi H C Makala
  • Levi Makala

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi Genotype and subtype analyses of Cryptosporidium isolates from cattle in Hungary
    Judit Plutzer
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 146:357-62. 2007
    ..parvum complex. These findings suggest that cattle can be a source of cryptosporidial infections for humans and animals in Hungary. This is the first published description of Cryptosporidium subgenotyping in Hungary...
  2. doi Observations on Cryptosporidium life cycle stages during excystation
    Panagiotis Karanis
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Medical School, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, University of Cologne, 50937 Cologne, Germany
    J Parasitol 94:298-300. 2008
    ..Merozoites survived for short time-period in an in vitro culture system, but could not be established in a subsequent cultivation effort in RPMI medium...
  3. ncbi Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium from animal sources in Qinghai province of China
    Panagiotis Karanis
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, 080 8555 Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
    Parasitol Res 101:1575-80. 2007
    ..bovis-like genotype and the new Cryptosporidium spp. in farm goat and in wild yak...
  4. ncbi Waterborne transmission of protozoan parasites: a worldwide review of outbreaks and lessons learnt
    Panagiotis Karanis
    Unit for Molecular Epidemiology and Protozoan Pathogenetics, National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University for Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro 080 8555, Japan
    J Water Health 5:1-38. 2007
    ..Standardized methods are required to maximize public health surveillance, while reporting lessons learned from outbreaks will provide better insight into the public health impact of waterborne pathogenic protozoa...
  5. doi Prevalence and genotyping of Cryptosporidium species from farm animals in Mongolia
    Byambaa Burenbaatar
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, 080 8555, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
    Parasitol Res 102:901-5. 2008
    ..The present work reports the first data on Cryptosporidium species in animals from Mongolia. Further studies are necessary to understand the epidemiology and transmission of Cryptosporidium in domestic animals in Mongolia...
  6. ncbi Viability and infectivity of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts detected in river water in Hokkaido, Japan
    Yoshinori Tsushima
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 65:585-9. 2003
    ..parvum genotype 2. Moreover, our data on the continued isolation, detection and identification of the C. parvum isolates is consistent with the available epidemiological data for the Tokachi area...
  7. doi Sensitive and specific detection of Cryptosporidium species in PCR-negative samples by loop-mediated isothermal DNA amplification and confirmation of generated LAMP products by sequencing
    Mohammed A Bakheit
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 158:11-22. 2008
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  8. ncbi An evaluation of primers amplifying DNA targets for the detection of Cryptosporidium spp. using C. parvum HNJ-1 Japanese isolate in water samples
    Anna Susanne Leetz
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, University of Cologne, Medical School, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, Cologne, Germany
    Parasitol Res 101:951-62. 2007
    ..6%). This illustrates the difficulty of detecting low numbers of Cryptosporidium spp. oocysts by molecular methods when working with environmental samples...
  9. doi First description of Cryptosporidium bovis in Japan and diagnosis and genotyping of Cryptosporidium spp. in diarrheic pre-weaned calves in Hokkaido
    Panagiotis Karanis
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, University of Cologne, Medical School, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, Cologne, Germany
    Vet Parasitol 169:387-90. 2010
    ..The remaining single case was Cryptosporidium bovis. These findings suggest that C. parvum is prevalent in diarrheic pre-weaned calves and can be a source of cryptosporidial infections for humans and animals in Hokkaido...
  10. pmc Comparative diagnosis of malaria infections by microscopy, nested PCR, and LAMP in northern Thailand
    Birgit Pöschl
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, University of Cologne, Medical School, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, Cologne, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:56-60. 2010
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  11. pmc Development and preliminary evaluation of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification procedure for sensitive detection of cryptosporidium oocysts in fecal and water samples
    Panagiotis Karanis
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5660-2. 2007
    ..This is the first demonstration of LAMP applied to detection of Cryptosporidium. Due to its specificity and simplicity, the method could become a useful diagnostic tool for epidemiologic studies of Cryptosporidium presence...
  12. ncbi Molecular identification of a Cryptosporidium saurophilum from corn snake (Elaphe guttata guttata)
    Judit Plutzer
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, 080 8555 Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
    Parasitol Res 101:1141-5. 2007
  13. doi Evaluation of loop-mediated isothermal amplification for detection of Toxoplasma gondii in water samples and comparative findings by polymerase chain reaction and immunofluorescence test (IFT)
    Isaia Sotiriadou
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 62:357-65. 2008
    ..5%) water samples. All 52 water samples were negative for Toxoplasma by IFT. These data clearly indicate LAMP as a rapid, specific, and sensitive tool for the detection of Toxoplasma contamination in water samples...
  14. doi Detection of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in different water resources by Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP)
    Carmen Gallas-Lindemann
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, University of Cologne, Medical School, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, Cologne, Germany
    Acta Trop 125:231-6. 2013
    ..gondii and is useful for both the investigations of cases of waterborne outbreaks and for identifying the source of contamination...
  15. doi The impact of the waterborne transmission of Toxoplasma gondii and analysis efforts for water detection: an overview and update
    Panagiotis Karanis
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology, University Clinics of Cologne, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, Joseph Stelzmann Str 9, 50937 Cologne, Germany
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:86-99. 2013
    ..Hopefully, this attempt will facilitate future approaches for better recovery, concentration, and detection of Toxoplasma oocysts in environmental waters...
  16. doi Waterborne transmission of protozoan parasites: review of worldwide outbreaks - an update 2004-2010
    Selma Baldursson
    University of Cologne, Faculty of Medicine, Center of Anatomy, Institute II, Medical and Molecular Parasitology, Joseph Stelzmann Strasse 35, D 50937 Cologne, Germany
    Water Res 45:6603-14. 2011
    ..In those countries that are likely affected most a lack of surveillance systems is noticeable. However, countries that established surveillance systems did not establish an international standardization of reporting systems...
  17. ncbi Seasonal change in the number of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in water samples from the rivers in Hokkaido, Japan, detected by the ferric sulfate flocculation method
    Yoshinori Tsushima
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 65:121-3. 2003
    ..50, 5.00 and 3.33 oocysts/l, respectively. The oocyst density in river water changed in relation to the season in 1999, 2000 and 2001. This report first cleared up the seasonal changes in C. parvum oocysts number in river water...
  18. pmc Molecular identification of Giardia and Cryptosporidium from dogs and cats
    Isaia Sotiriadou
    Medical and Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Medical School, Centre of Anatomy, Institute II, University of Cologne, Joseph Stelzmann Str 9, D 50931 Cologne, Germany Centre of Dental Medicine, Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Cologne, Kerpenerstr 32, D 50931 Cologne, Germany
    Parasite 20:8. 2013
    ..parvum and Giardia Assemblage A. These findings support the growing evidence that household animals are potential reservoirs of the zoonotic pathogens Giardia spp. and Cryptosporidium spp. for infections in humans...
  19. ncbi Detection and genotyping of Cryptosporidium from brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) captured in an urban area of Japan
    Akio Kimura
    Department of Virology, Osaka Prefecture Institute of Public Health, 1 3 69 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 0025, Japan
    Parasitol Res 100:1417-20. 2007
    ..Interestingly, one of the four genotypes was significantly distinct from the C. parvum and C. hominis genotypes. Our results suggest the existence of a new genotype of Cryptosporidium in brown rats...