David Rollinson

Summary

Affiliation: The Natural History Museum
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi A wake up call for urinary schistosomiasis: reconciling research effort with public health importance
    D Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Parasitology 136:1593-610. 2009
  2. ncbi Time to set the agenda for schistosomiasis elimination
    David Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:423-40. 2013
  3. pmc Genomes and geography: genomic insights into the evolution and phylogeography of the genus Schistosoma
    Scott P Lawton
    The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3D, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:131. 2011
  4. pmc Nitric oxide production by Biomphalaria glabrata haemocytes: effects of Schistosoma mansoni ESPs and regulation through the extracellular signal-regulated kinase pathway
    Zahida Zahoor
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Parasit Vectors 2:18. 2009
  5. pmc Comparative cost assessment of the Kato-Katz and FLOTAC techniques for soil-transmitted helminth diagnosis in epidemiological surveys
    Benjamin Speich
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasit Vectors 3:71. 2010
  6. pmc A comparison of urinary tract pathology and morbidity in adult populations from endemic and non-endemic zones for urinary schistosomiasis on Unguja Island, Zanzibar
    Beatrice Lyons
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 9:189. 2009
  7. pmc A role for p38 MAPK in the regulation of ciliary motion in a eukaryote
    Margarida Ressurreição
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    BMC Cell Biol 12:6. 2011
  8. ncbi Urinary schistosomiasis on Zanzibar: application of two novel assays for the detection of excreted albumin and haemoglobin in urine
    D Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Helminthol 79:199-206. 2005
  9. pmc Simultaneous infection of Schistosoma mansoni and S. rodhaini in Biomphalaria glabrata: impact on chronobiology and cercarial behaviour
    Alice Norton
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasit Vectors 1:43. 2008
  10. ncbi Some molecular insights into schistosome evolution
    D Rollinson
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, U K
    Int J Parasitol 27:11-28. 1997

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. doi A wake up call for urinary schistosomiasis: reconciling research effort with public health importance
    D Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Parasitology 136:1593-610. 2009
    ..Furthermore, emerging associations with HIV and other pathogens need to be closely monitored. Research is urgently needed to improve current knowledge in order to develop the next generation of control tools...
  2. ncbi Time to set the agenda for schistosomiasis elimination
    David Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:423-40. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Genomes and geography: genomic insights into the evolution and phylogeography of the genus Schistosoma
    Scott P Lawton
    The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3D, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:131. 2011
    ..Here we examine how modern genomic techniques may give a more in depth understanding of the evolution of schistosomes and highlight the complexity of speciation and divergence in this group...
  4. pmc Nitric oxide production by Biomphalaria glabrata haemocytes: effects of Schistosoma mansoni ESPs and regulation through the extracellular signal-regulated kinase pathway
    Zahida Zahoor
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Parasit Vectors 2:18. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Comparative cost assessment of the Kato-Katz and FLOTAC techniques for soil-transmitted helminth diagnosis in epidemiological surveys
    Benjamin Speich
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasit Vectors 3:71. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc A comparison of urinary tract pathology and morbidity in adult populations from endemic and non-endemic zones for urinary schistosomiasis on Unguja Island, Zanzibar
    Beatrice Lyons
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 9:189. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the burden of urinary tract pathology and morbidity due to schistosomiasis in Zanzibar and identify reliable clinical predictors of schistosomiasis associated renal disease...
  7. pmc A role for p38 MAPK in the regulation of ciliary motion in a eukaryote
    Margarida Ressurreição
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    BMC Cell Biol 12:6. 2011
    ..Here we present evidence for p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase (p38 MAPK) playing a role in the ciliary beat of a multicellular eukaryote, the free-living miracidium stage of the platyhelminth parasite Schistosoma mansoni...
  8. ncbi Urinary schistosomiasis on Zanzibar: application of two novel assays for the detection of excreted albumin and haemoglobin in urine
    D Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Helminthol 79:199-206. 2005
    ..The urine-albumin assay has particular promise as a biochemical marker of S. haematobium induced kidney- and upper urinary tract-morbidity...
  9. pmc Simultaneous infection of Schistosoma mansoni and S. rodhaini in Biomphalaria glabrata: impact on chronobiology and cercarial behaviour
    Alice Norton
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasit Vectors 1:43. 2008
    ..Cercariae were identified from co-exposed snails by amplification and sequencing of the mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (CO1)...
  10. ncbi Some molecular insights into schistosome evolution
    D Rollinson
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, U K
    Int J Parasitol 27:11-28. 1997
    ..Gene discovery and gene mapping projects are leading to a better understanding of the schistosome genome and can be expected to contribute significantly to future comparative evolutionary studies...
  11. doi Genetic diversity of schistosomes and snails: implications for control
    David Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasitology 136:1801-11. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi Molecular characterisation of intermediate snail hosts and the search for resistance genes
    D Rollinson
    Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 93:111-6. 1998
    ..The development of such markers into simple dot-blot or specific PCR-based assays may have a direct and practical application for the identification of resistant snails in natural populations...
  13. ncbi Interactions between intermediate snail hosts of the genus Bulinus and schistosomes of the Schistosoma haematobium group
    D Rollinson
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London
    Parasitology 123:S245-60. 2001
    ....
  14. ncbi Observations on compatibility between Bulinus truncatus and Schistosoma haematobium in the Senegal River Basin
    D Rollinson
    Natural History Museum, London, U K
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 91:371-8. 1997
    ..globosus. As B. truncatus is widely distributed in the SRB, the possible appearance of a Bulinus-truncatus-borne parasite in the Middle and Lower Valleys should be carefully monitored...
  15. ncbi Praziquantel treatment of school children from single and mixed infection foci of intestinal and urogenital schistosomiasis along the Senegal River Basin: monitoring treatment success and re-infection patterns
    Bonnie L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:292-302. 2013
    ..The disease situation in the SRB must be monitored closely and new treatment regimes should be designed and implemented to control schistosomiasis in the school-age population. ..
  16. ncbi DNA barcoding of Schistosoma haematobium on Zanzibar reveals substantial genetic diversity and two major phylogenetic groups
    Bonnie L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:206-17. 2013
    ..g. eggs, miracidia or cercariae, two new DNA-typing assays based on group-specific PCR primers and SNaPshot™ probes have been developed to distinguish Group 1 and 2 haplotypes. ..
  17. pmc Elimination of schistosomiasis transmission in Zanzibar: baseline findings before the onset of a randomized intervention trial
    Stefanie Knopp
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2474. 2013
    ..We report baseline findings before the onset of a randomized intervention trial designed to assess the differential impact of community-based praziquantel administration, snail control, and behavior change interventions...
  18. ncbi DNA 'barcoding' of Schistosoma mansoni across sub-Saharan Africa supports substantial within locality diversity and geographical separation of genotypes
    Bonnie L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:250-60. 2013
    ..mansoni populations supporting the hypothesis of a colonisation of South America via the West African slave trade. The data are discussed in relation to parasite diversity and disease epidemiology. ..
  19. ncbi Use of sentinel snails for the detection of Schistosoma haematobium transmission on Zanzibar and observations on transmission patterns
    Fiona Allan
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:234-40. 2013
    ..haematobium miracidia. The use of sentinel snails coupled with PCR diagnostics could be a sensitive tool for mapping and monitoring transmission of schistosomiasis in areas of low prevalence. ..
  20. pmc Measuring morbidity associated with urinary schistosomiasis: assessing levels of excreted urine albumin and urinary tract pathologies
    José C Sousa-Figueiredo
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e526. 2009
    ....
  21. pmc Study and implementation of urogenital schistosomiasis elimination in Zanzibar (Unguja and Pemba islands) using an integrated multidisciplinary approach
    Stefanie Knopp
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:930. 2012
    ..Additionally, snail control and behaviour change interventions will be implemented in selected communities and the outcomes and impact measured in a randomized intervention trial...
  22. pmc Biomphalaria glabrata transcriptome: identification of cell-signalling, transcriptional control and immune-related genes from open reading frame expressed sequence tags (ORESTES)
    Anne E Lockyer
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratory, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Dev Comp Immunol 31:763-82. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi The phylogeny of the Schistosomatidae based on three genes with emphasis on the interrelationships of Schistosoma Weinland, 1858
    A E Lockyer
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasitology 126:203-24. 2003
    ..ocellata and T. szidati, seem to be synonymous. The position of Orientobilharzia within the Schistosoma is confirmed, as is an Asian origin for the Schistosoma, followed by subsequent dispersal through India and Africa...
  24. ncbi Use of circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) dipsticks for detection of intestinal and urinary schistosomiasis
    J Russell Stothard
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Acta Trop 97:219-28. 2006
    ..At approximately 2.6 US dollars per dipstick, they are presently too expensive to be cost-effective for wide scale use in disease mapping surveys unless Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) strategies are developed...
  25. pmc Early differential gene expression in haemocytes from resistant and susceptible Biomphalaria glabrata strains in response to Schistosoma mansoni
    Anne E Lockyer
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e51102. 2012
    ..This supports the hypothesis that schistosome-resistant snails recognize schistosomes and mount an appropriate defence response, while in schistosome-susceptible snails the parasite suppresses this defence response, early in infection...
  26. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships of the family Campulidae (Trematoda) based on 18S rRNA sequences
    M Fernandez
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Parasitology 117:383-91. 1998
    ..In this context, the hypothesis would be that trematodes whose cycle ended in fishes were able to switch to mammalian hosts...
  27. ncbi Detection and quantification of schistosome DNA in freshwater snails using either fluorescent probes in real-time PCR or oligochromatographic dipstick assays targeting the ribosomal intergenic spacer
    Richard A Kane
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Acta Trop 128:241-9. 2013
    ..These assays and tools also have future potential for use in detection of schistosome infections in humans and livestock. ..
  28. doi Urinary schistosomiasis-associated morbidity in schoolchildren detected with urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR) reagent strips
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Pediatr Urol 5:287-91. 2009
    ..To evaluate urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR) reagent strips for detection of urinary tract pathology (UTP) associated with urinary schistosomiasis in schoolchildren from Zanzibar...
  29. doi The epidemiology and control of urinary schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in schoolchildren on Unguja Island, Zanzibar
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1031-44. 2009
    ....
  30. pmc Identification of genes involved in interactions between Biomphalaria glabrata and Schistosoma mansoni by suppression subtractive hybridization
    Anne E Lockyer
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratory, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 151:18-27. 2007
    ..Differential expression of two of the transcripts with no known function from the susceptible strain, was independently confirmed in a repeat exposure experiment...
  31. pmc Differences in the gene expression profiles of haemocytes from schistosome-susceptible and -resistant biomphalaria glabrata exposed to Schistosoma mansoni excretory-secretory products
    Zahida Zahoor
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, School of Life Science, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratory, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e93215. 2014
    ..Such immunomodulation may benefit the schistosome, enabling its survival and successful development in the snail host. ..
  32. doi An evaluation of urine-CCA strip test and fingerprick blood SEA-ELISA for detection of urinary schistosomiasis in schoolchildren in Zanzibar
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Acta Trop 111:64-70. 2009
    ..The SEA-ELISA holds promise as a complementary field-based method for monitoring infection dynamics in schoolchildren over and above standard parasitological methods...
  33. doi Schistosome genomes: a wealth of information
    Joanne P Webster
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Trends Parasitol 26:103-6. 2010
    ..We comment on these breakthroughs and their potential applications in the study and control of schistosomes...
  34. ncbi Breeding system and demography shape population genetic structure across ecological and climatic zones in the African freshwater snail, Bulinus forskalii (Gastropoda, Pulmonata), intermediate host for schistosomes
    J L Gow
    Department of Zoology, University of Aberdeen, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen, AB24 2TZ, UK
    Mol Ecol 13:3561-73. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi Molecular characterization of Bulinus globosus and B. nasutus on Zanzibar, and an investigation of their roles in the epidemiology of Schistosoma haematobium
    I R Stothard
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 91:353-7. 1997
    ..From laboratory infection studies of progeny snails, B. nasutus appeared to be refractory to S. haematobium, whereas certain B. globosus populations were susceptible to laboratory challenge...
  36. pmc Protein Kinase C and Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase Regulate Movement, Attachment, Pairing and Egg Release in Schistosoma mansoni
    Margarida Ressurreição
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Life Sciences Department, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2924. 2014
    ..mansoni homeostasis, and identify these kinase groups as potential targets for chemotherapeutic treatments against human schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease of enormous public health significance. ..
  37. pmc Introgressive hybridization of Schistosoma haematobium group species in Senegal: species barrier break down between ruminant and human schistosomes
    Bonnie L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2110. 2013
    ..haematobium, which causes urogenital schistosomiasis in humans, and S. bovis and S. curassoni, which cause intestinal schistosomiasis in cows, sheep and goats...
  38. pmc Treatment of intestinal schistosomiasis in Ugandan preschool children: best diagnosis, treatment efficacy and side-effects, and an extended praziquantel dosing pole
    Jose Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo
    WHO Collaborating Centre Schistosomiasis, Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Int Health 2:103-13. 2010
    ....
  39. doi A molecular epidemiological investigation of Ascaris on Unguja, Zanzibar using isoenyzme analysis, DNA barcoding and microsatellite DNA profiling
    Martha Betson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:370-9. 2011
    ....
  40. ncbi Schistosoma mansoni: resistant specific infection-induced gene expression in Biomphalaria glabrata identified by fluorescent-based differential display
    Anne E Lockyer
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratory, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Exp Parasitol 107:97-104. 2004
    ..The differential expression of five of these genes, including HSP70 and several novel transcripts with one containing at least two globin-like domains, has been confirmed by semi-quantitative RT-PCR...
  41. ncbi Application of single strand conformational polymorphism (SSCP) analysis with fluorescent primers for differentiation of Schistosoma haematobium group species
    R A Kane
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Biomedical Parasitology Division, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:S235-41. 2002
    ..More broadly, fluorescence-based SSCP analysis is applicable to almost any gene target from any species of parasite and is a powerful molecular tool for genetic profiling...
  42. ncbi Patterns of infracommunity species richness in eels, Anguilla anguilla
    J Norton
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    J Helminthol 78:141-6. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that intestinal macroparasite infracommunities in eels are unsaturated and potentially species rich assemblages and, in these respects, share a fundamental similarity with the infracommunities of birds and mammals...
  43. ncbi Parasite infracommunity diversity in eels: a reflection of local component community diversity
    J Norton
    School of Biological Sciences, Division of Biology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 OEX, UK
    Parasitology 127:475-82. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi Studies on the biology of schistosomiasis with emphasis on the Senegal river basin
    V Southgate
    Biomedical Sciences Theme, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:75-8. 2001
    ..haematobium. The role of Bulinus truncatus in the transmission of S. haematobium in the Lower and Middle Valleys of the SRB is reviewed. Both S. haematobium and S. mansoni are transmitted in the same foci in some areas of the SRB...
  45. ncbi Bulinus species on Madagascar: molecular evolution, genetic markers and compatibility with Schistosoma haematobium
    J R Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London
    Parasitology 123:S261-75. 2001
    ..Laboratory infection experiments using Madasgacan S. haematobium from the Mahabo area showed that certain populations of B. obtusispira, B. liratus and B. bavayi were compatible...
  46. ncbi A phylogeny based on three mitochondrial genes supports the division of Schistosoma intercalatum into two separate species
    R A Kane
    Biomedical Parasitology Division, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD
    Parasitology 127:131-7. 2003
    ..The 'original' S. intercalatum now falls relatively basal in the S. haematobium group, while the proposed new species is more derived and sister taxon to S. bovis and S. curassoni...
  47. ncbi Urinary schistosomiasis in schoolchildren on Zanzibar Island (Unguja), Tanzania: a parasitological survey supplemented with questionnaires
    J R Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Biomedical Parasitology Division, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:507-14. 2002
    ..nasutus in local transmission, confirming previous laboratory findings. In areas where B. globosus occurs, targeted snail control should be considered, to reduce schistosome transmission...
  48. ncbi New insights into the transmission biology of urinary schistosomiasis in Zanzibar
    J R Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Biomedical Parasitology Division, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:470-5. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi Control of urinary schistosomiasis on Zanzibar (Unguja Island): a pilot evaluation of the educational impact of the Juma na Kichocho health booklet within primary schools
    J R Stothard
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:119-24. 2006
    ..In the context of control, further educational efforts are needed to promote and guide behavioural change, especially in relation to reduction of environmental water contact...
  50. doi Rapid diagnostic multiplex PCR (RD-PCR) to discriminate Schistosoma haematobium and S. bovis
    B L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Helminthol 84:107-14. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi Temporal and spatial patterns of nestedness in eel macroparasite communities
    J Norton
    School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX
    Parasitology 129:203-11. 2004
    ..It is proposed that nestedness occurred as a result of a sufficiently graded abundance between parasite species, which was established early in the year by colonization processes...
  52. ncbi SR2 elements, non-long terminal repeat retrotransposons of the RTE-1 lineage from the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni
    A C Drew
    Molecular Parasitology Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Mol Biol Evol 16:1256-69. 1999
    ..Analysis indicated that these SINE-like SR2 elements were produced by replication of a SINE-like SR2 element, rather than by repeated deletions within larger SR2 elements...
  53. doi Molecular epidemiology of Schistosoma mansoni in Uganda: DNA barcoding reveals substantial genetic diversity within Lake Albert and Lake Victoria populations
    J R Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasitology 136:1813-24. 2009
    ..While it appears plausible that locally evolved heritable traits could spread through most of the Lake Albert populations, it seems unlikely they could quickly homogenise into Lake Victoria or amongst populations therein...
  54. ncbi Comparison of the intergenic spacers and 3' end regions of the large subunit (28S) ribosomal RNA gene from three species of Schistosoma
    R A Kane
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London
    Parasitology 117:235-42. 1998
    ..The amplification of this region by means of the polymerase chain reaction can be used to discriminate clearly between the 3 species involved in this study. The putative end of the 28S gene is identified...
  55. ncbi Detection of schistosomes polymerase chain reaction amplified DNA by oligochromatographic dipstick
    O P Akinwale
    Zoology Department, Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 160:167-70. 2008
    ..The lower detection limit observed was 10fg of genomic DNA from each of the two species, while the dipstick was also specific for each of the species used in this study...
  56. ncbi Observations on the compatibility between Bulinus spp. and Schistosoma haematobium in the Senegal River basin
    V R Southgate
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, South Kensington, London, U K
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 94:157-64. 2000
    ..Chemical and physical measurements from assorted habitats along the SRB, including pH, temperature, salinity, conductivity, and resistivity, are also reported...
  57. ncbi Towards control of schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa
    V R Southgate
    Parasitology Division, Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, South Kensington, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Helminthol 79:181-5. 2005
    ..It is suggested that an independent body such as the World Health Organization should determine whether mirazid should be used in the treatment of schistosomiasis...
  58. doi Soil-transmitted helminthiasis among mothers and their pre-school children on Unguja Island, Zanzibar with emphasis upon ascariasis
    J R Stothard
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasitology 135:1447-55. 2008
    ..From a perspective of control, in such locations, intervention efforts should be stepped up and greater efforts placed upon improving household sanitation...
  59. pmc Genetic diversity within Schistosoma haematobium: DNA barcoding reveals two distinct groups
    Bonnie L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1882. 2012
    ..haematobium is one of the most widespread causing urogenital schistosomiasis, a major human health problem across Africa, however in terms of research this human pathogen has been severely neglected...
  60. pmc Schistosomiasis collection at NHM (SCAN)
    Aidan M Emery
    Wolfson Wellcome Laboratories, Dept of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasit Vectors 5:185. 2012
    ....
  61. ncbi Isolation and characterization of the full-length cDNA encoding a member of a novel cytochrome p450 family (CYP320A1) from the tropical freshwater snail, Biomphalaria glabrata, intermediate host for Schistosoma mansoni
    Anne E Lockyer
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratory, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 100:259-62. 2005
    ..Characterization of the first cyp450 from B. glabrata is significant in understanding the evolution of these metabolically important proteins...
  62. ncbi Schistosomes in the Xe Kong river of Cambodia: the detection of Schistosoma mekongi in a natural population of snails and observations on the intermediate host's distribution
    S W Attwood
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, U K
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 98:221-30. 2004
    ..The findings, which indicate that there is a risk of human infection with S. mekongi in areas distant from the Mekong river, have important implications for schistosomiasis-control strategies in the region...
  63. ncbi Identification of snails within the Bulinus africanus group from East Africa by multiplex SNaPshot trade mark analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms within the cytochrome oxidase subunit I
    J R Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:31-6. 2002
    ..The multiplex SNaPshotTM assay is an important development for more precise methods of identification of B. africanus group snails. The assay could be further broadened for identification of other snail intermediate host species...
  64. ncbi Schistosoma bovis in western Uganda
    J R Stothard
    Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, UK
    J Helminthol 78:281-4. 2004
    ..bovis from Lake Albert, western Uganda. Further epidemiological surveys are needed to clarify the extent of bovine schistosomiasis within this region, particularly so since this lakeside plain has been earmarked as a future game reserve...
  65. pmc Molecular characterization of freshwater snails in the genus Bulinus: a role for barcodes?
    Richard A Kane
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasit Vectors 1:15. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  66. ncbi A high incidence of clustered microsatellite mutations revealed by parent-offspring analysis in the African freshwater snail, Bulinus forskalii (Gastropoda, Pulmonata)
    Jennifer L Gow
    Department of Zoology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 2TZ, UK
    Genetica 124:77-83. 2005
    ....
  67. ncbi Snail-parasite compatibility and prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium on the shores of Lake Kariba, Zambia
    L Mubila
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:165-73. 2002
    ..Isoenzyme patterns for both acid phosphatase (AcP) and MDH could be used to distinguish between infected and uninfected snails...
  68. ncbi A DNA sequence-based study of the Schistosoma indicum (Trematoda: Digenea) group: population phylogeny, taxonomy and historical biogeography
    S W Attwood
    State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital, West China Medical School, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, PR China
    Parasitology 134:2009-20. 2007
    ..Estimated divergence times for these taxa were shown to be related to Pleistocene changes in sea level and the radiation of definitive host groups. A revised phylogeographical model is proposed in the light of these findings...
  69. ncbi Epidemiology of Anguillicola crassus in the European eel (Anguilla anguilla) from two rivers in southern England
    J Norton
    School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX
    Parasitology 130:679-86. 2005
    ..crassus in eels in the early years following introduction, by facilitating the rapid increase in prevalence and intensity of A. crassus infection that typically occurs during this time...
  70. doi Inter-specific parasite competition: mixed infections of Schistosoma mansoni and S. rodhaini in the definitive host
    A J Norton
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London W2 1PG, UK
    Parasitology 135:473-84. 2008
    ..rodhaini. Inter-specific competition was also implicated as increased parasite virulence to the host. The potential effects of such interactions on parasite and host ecology and evolution in nature are discussed...
  71. ncbi On the longevity of Schistosoma curassoni
    J Vercruysse
    Department of Veterinary Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    J Helminthol 77:89-90. 2003
    ..Histological studies of the liver, small and large intestines revealed mild pathological symptoms. The longevity of S. curassoni is the first record of longevity of schistosomes to be based on worm counts...
  72. ncbi Two species of feminizing microsporidian parasite coexist in populations of Gammarus duebeni
    J E Ironside
    School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Evol Biol 16:467-73. 2003
    ..duebeni include the recent invasion of a new parasite, horizontal transmission of one or both parasites and the spread of alleles for resistance to the dominant parasite in host populations...
  73. pmc Development and application of an ethically and epidemiologically advantageous assay for the multi-locus microsatellite analysis of Schistosoma mansoni
    C M Gower
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Parasitology 134:523-36. 2007
    ....
  74. ncbi Association with host mitochondrial haplotypes suggests that feminizing microsporidia lack horizontal transmission
    J E Ironside
    School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Evol Biol 16:1077-83. 2003
    ..Life cycles in which all transmission is vertical are common among bacterial parasites but have never before been demonstrated in Eukaryotic parasites...