M Adela Valero

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Affiliation: University of Valencia
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Assessing the validity of an ELISA test for the serological diagnosis of human fascioliasis in different epidemiological situations
    M Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 17:630-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Correlation between egg-shedding and uterus development in Fasciola hepatica human and animal isolates: applied implications
    Maria Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 183:79-86. 2011
  3. pmc Field evaluation of a coproantigen detection test for fascioliasis diagnosis and surveillance in human hyperendemic areas of Andean countries
    Maria Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1812. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Fasciola hepatica phenotypic characterization in Andean human endemic areas: valley versus altiplanic patterns analysed in liver flukes from sheep from Cajamarca and Mantaro, Peru
    M Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Infect Genet Evol 12:403-10. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Fasciola hepatica development in the experimentally infected black rat Rattus rattus
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 84:188-94. 1998
  6. doi request reprint Fluke egg characteristics for the diagnosis of human and animal fascioliasis by Fasciola hepatica and F. gigantica
    M Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Acta Trop 111:150-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint MM3-ELISA evaluation of coproantigen release and serum antibody production in sheep experimentally infected with Fasciola hepatica and F. gigantica
    M Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 159:77-81. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Anaemia in advanced chronic fasciolosis
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Acta Trop 108:35-43. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint High risk of bacterobilia in advanced experimental chronic fasciolosis
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Acta Trop 100:17-23. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Crowding effect on adult growth, pre-patent period and egg shedding of Fasciola hepatica
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Parasitology 133:453-63. 2006

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Assessing the validity of an ELISA test for the serological diagnosis of human fascioliasis in different epidemiological situations
    M Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 17:630-6. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Correlation between egg-shedding and uterus development in Fasciola hepatica human and animal isolates: applied implications
    Maria Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 183:79-86. 2011
    ..The results obtained suggest the necessity to characterize the isolates employed with regard to geographical as well as host origin in fascioliasis studies in which egg production is used as a biological tag...
  3. pmc Field evaluation of a coproantigen detection test for fascioliasis diagnosis and surveillance in human hyperendemic areas of Andean countries
    Maria Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1812. 2012
    ..Therefore, a coproantigen-detection technique (MM3-COPRO ELISA) was evaluated, using classical techniques for egg detection for comparison...
  4. doi request reprint Fasciola hepatica phenotypic characterization in Andean human endemic areas: valley versus altiplanic patterns analysed in liver flukes from sheep from Cajamarca and Mantaro, Peru
    M Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Infect Genet Evol 12:403-10. 2012
    ..Results are analysed in terms of intensity/crowding effect aspects and permanent/seasonal transmission characteristics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fasciola hepatica development in the experimentally infected black rat Rattus rattus
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 84:188-94. 1998
    ..These findings strongly suggest that the black rat may be one of the wild reservoirs of F. hepatica and may have contributed to the large geographical extent of the disease on Corsica...
  6. doi request reprint Fluke egg characteristics for the diagnosis of human and animal fascioliasis by Fasciola hepatica and F. gigantica
    M Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Acta Trop 111:150-9. 2009
    ..Fasciolid egg size in human stool samples ought to be corrected in books and monographs related to medical parasitology and/or tropical medicine as well as in guides for clinicians and parasitic disease diagnosis analysts...
  7. doi request reprint MM3-ELISA evaluation of coproantigen release and serum antibody production in sheep experimentally infected with Fasciola hepatica and F. gigantica
    M Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 159:77-81. 2009
    ..gigantica co-exist. These tests can be employed not only in the diagnosis, but also in studies on epidemiology as well as pathogenesis and treatment in animals and humans since they allow post-treatment infection monitoring...
  8. doi request reprint Anaemia in advanced chronic fasciolosis
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Acta Trop 108:35-43. 2008
    ..Extrapolation to human fasciolosis is discussed. The results of the rodent model lead to the assumption that a high risk of anaemia in subjects with a heavy parasitic burden in human hyperendemic areas of fasciolosis is to be expected...
  9. ncbi request reprint High risk of bacterobilia in advanced experimental chronic fasciolosis
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Acta Trop 100:17-23. 2006
    ..e. therapeutic strategies should not only include a parasitic treatment but also consider the possibility of bacterial co-infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Crowding effect on adult growth, pre-patent period and egg shedding of Fasciola hepatica
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Parasitology 133:453-63. 2006
    ..This quantification may be of great interest in epidemiological studies and in experimental research on the in vivo actions of different anthelminthic drugs and vaccines, pathology, immunology and resistance studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic analysis of adults and eggs of Fasciola hepatica by computer image analysis system
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    J Helminthol 79:217-25. 2005
    ..hepatica only. Comparisons between the development of livestock fluke populations from highlands and lowlands are discussed and the relationships between host species and liver fluke morphometric patterns is analysed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk of gallstone disease in advanced chronic phase of fascioliasis: an experimental study in a rat model
    Maria Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Universidad de Valencia, Facultad de Farmacia, Valencia, Spain
    J Infect Dis 188:787-93. 2003
    ..A high risk of developing gallstones may be expected in human subjects inhabiting areas where F. hepatica is highly endemic and where high egg outputs detected in humans suggest that liver fluke burdens may also be very high...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patterns in size and shedding of Fasciola hepatica eggs by naturally and experimentally infected murid rodents
    M Adela Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    J Parasitol 88:308-13. 2002
    ..rattus reach their maximum shedding in spring and autumn and a maximum during twilight hr. These chronobiological patterns appear to favor parasite transmission, both seasonally and daily...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationships between host species and morphometric patterns in Fasciola hepatica adults and eggs from the northern Bolivian Altiplano hyperendemic region
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 102:85-100. 2001
    ..Our study reveals that the definitive host species decisively influences the size of F. hepatica adults and eggs, and these influences do not persist in a rodent definitive host model...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of adult liver flukes from highland and lowland populations of Bolivian and Spanish sheep
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    J Helminthol 73:341-5. 1999
    ..Only slight allometric differences in worms were observed despite the geographic distance between both Spanish and Bolivian sheep populations and the very high altitude of the Bolivian Altiplano...
  16. ncbi request reprint Developmental differences in the uterus of Fasciola hepatica between livestock liver fluke populations from Bolivian highlands and European lowlands
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 87:337-42. 2001
    ..This paper discusses the possible relationship between the characteristic of having a reduced uterine development and the liver fluke adult stage adapting to host populations living at very high altitudes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fasciola hepatica: lithogenic capacity in experimentally infested rats and chemical determination of the main stone components
    M A Valero
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 86:558-62. 2000
    ..Scanning electron microscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance ([1H]- and [13C]-NMR), and mass spectrometry revealed the predominance of palmitic (C-16) and stearic (C-18) acid...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparative infectivity of Fasciola hepatica metacercariae from isolates of the main and secondary reservoir animal host species in the Bolivian Altiplano high human endemic region
    M A Valero
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Burjassot, Spain
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 47:17-22. 2000
    ..Thus, pig and donkey have a high transmission potential capacity concerning this aspect. This fact is of great importance for the control of human and animal fascioliasis in this highly endemic zone...
  19. ncbi request reprint MM3-ELISA detection of Fasciola hepatica coproantigens in preserved human stool samples
    Florencio M Ubeira
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:156-62. 2009
    ..We concluded that the MM3-COPRO ELISA combined with the use of CoproGuard may be a very useful tool for the diagnosis of human fascioliasis...
  20. doi request reprint Hyperendemic human fascioliasis in Andean valleys: an altitudinal transect analysis in children of Cajamarca province, Peru
    L Carolina González
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Acta Trop 120:119-29. 2011
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Direct and indirect affection of the central nervous system by Fasciola infection
    Santiago Mas-Coma
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 114:297-310. 2013
    ..The need to include possible neurological complications within the general frame of fascioliasis becomes evident. ..