R Morchon

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Affiliation: Universidad de Salamanca
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Zoonotic Dirofilaria immitis infections in a province of Northern Spain
    R Morchon
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Epidemiol Infect 138:380-3. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Specific IgG antibody response against antigens of Dirofilaria immitis and its Wolbachia endosymbiont bacterium in cats with natural and experimental infections
    R Morchon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 125:313-21. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunopathology of Dirofilaria immitis infection
    F Simon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Res Commun 31:161-71. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint iNOs expression is stimulated by the major surface protein (rWSP) from Wolbachia bacterial endosymbiont of Dirofilaria immitis following subcutaneous injection in mice
    R Morchon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Parasitol Int 56:71-5. 2007
  5. pmc High levels of serum thromboxane B2 are generated during human pulmonary dirofilariosis
    R Morchon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Avda Campo Charro s n, 37007, Salamanca, Spain
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:1175-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint What is happening outside North America regarding human dirofilariasis?
    F Simon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Avda Campo Charro s n, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 133:181-9. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Dirofilaria immitis and Wolbachia-derived antigens: its effect on endothelial mammal cells
    F Simon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Avda del Campo Charro s n, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 158:223-31. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Dogs with patent Dirofilaria immitis infection have higher expression of circulating IL-4, IL-10 and iNOS mRNA than those with occult infection
    R Morchon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 115:184-8. 2007

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Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Zoonotic Dirofilaria immitis infections in a province of Northern Spain
    R Morchon
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Epidemiol Infect 138:380-3. 2010
    ..The geographic distribution of both canine and human D. immitis infections in La Rioja is restricted to humid and irrigated areas near the Ebro Valley River, being absent in the rest of the province where hills and mountains predominate...
  2. ncbi request reprint Specific IgG antibody response against antigens of Dirofilaria immitis and its Wolbachia endosymbiont bacterium in cats with natural and experimental infections
    R Morchon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 125:313-21. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint Immunopathology of Dirofilaria immitis infection
    F Simon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Res Commun 31:161-71. 2007
    ..This review aims at illustrating current research on the role of both D. immitis and Wolbachia, in the immunology and immunopathology of dirofilariosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint iNOs expression is stimulated by the major surface protein (rWSP) from Wolbachia bacterial endosymbiont of Dirofilaria immitis following subcutaneous injection in mice
    R Morchon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Parasitol Int 56:71-5. 2007
    ..This effect is not observed when mice are inoculated with a recombinant heat shock protein from Wolbachia (GroEL)...
  5. pmc High levels of serum thromboxane B2 are generated during human pulmonary dirofilariosis
    R Morchon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Avda Campo Charro s n, 37007, Salamanca, Spain
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:1175-6. 2006
    ..The possible role of Wolbachia bacteria in the appearance of this eicosanoid is discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint What is happening outside North America regarding human dirofilariasis?
    F Simon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Avda Campo Charro s n, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 133:181-9. 2005
    ..The causes for the rise in the incidence of human dirofilariasis as well as the possible application of Wolbachia antigens in the serodiagnosis of human infections are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Dirofilaria immitis and Wolbachia-derived antigens: its effect on endothelial mammal cells
    F Simon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Avda del Campo Charro s n, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 158:223-31. 2008
    ..Neither of the two antigens altered the basic physiological mechanisms of endothelial cells, such as cell proliferation, cell cycle, or apoptosis. The biological and pathological significance of these finding are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dogs with patent Dirofilaria immitis infection have higher expression of circulating IL-4, IL-10 and iNOS mRNA than those with occult infection
    R Morchon
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 115:184-8. 2007
    ..These results would suggest that circulating mf may stimulate, like in other filarial infections, an immune bias towards unresponsiveness in D. immitis-infected dogs, consenting long-term adult worm survival...