Walter A Blank

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term genetic stability and population dynamics of laboratory strains of Schistosoma mansoni
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 96:900-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Host mouse strain is not selective for a laboratory adapted strain of Schistosoma mansoni
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 97:518-21. 2011
  3. pmc Schistosoma mansoni population structure and persistence after praziquantel treatment in two villages of Bahia, Brazil
    Ronald E Blanton
    Case Western Reserve University, Centre for Global Health and Diseases, Wolstein Research Building, 2301 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Parasitol 41:1093-9. 2011
  4. pmc Genetic population structure of cercariae from an urban foci of Schistosoma mansoni, Brazil
    Samaly S Souza
    Gonçalo Moniz Research Centre, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:843-9. 2012
  5. pmc Analysis of Schistosoma mansoni population structure using total fecal egg sampling
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 95:881-9. 2009

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Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Long-term genetic stability and population dynamics of laboratory strains of Schistosoma mansoni
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 96:900-7. 2010
    ..Accounting only for the intensity or prevalence of parasite populations may fail to register significant changes in population structure that could have implications for resistance, morbidity, and the design of control measures...
  2. doi request reprint Host mouse strain is not selective for a laboratory adapted strain of Schistosoma mansoni
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 97:518-21. 2011
    ..Schistosoma mansoni egg allele frequencies were also equally distributed in tissues and the difference between adult and egg allele frequencies was negligible...
  3. pmc Schistosoma mansoni population structure and persistence after praziquantel treatment in two villages of Bahia, Brazil
    Ronald E Blanton
    Case Western Reserve University, Centre for Global Health and Diseases, Wolstein Research Building, 2301 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Parasitol 41:1093-9. 2011
    ..007 and 0.020 for the two villages), suggesting that the persistent parasites were not selected by praziquantel treatment. We will continue to follow these communities for evidence of selection or changes in population structure...
  4. pmc Genetic population structure of cercariae from an urban foci of Schistosoma mansoni, Brazil
    Samaly S Souza
    Gonçalo Moniz Research Centre, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:843-9. 2012
    ..03). Given the clonal nature of parasite reproduction in the snail host and the short-term acquisition of parasites, cercariae from collections at one time point are unlikely to be representative of the diversity in the human population...
  5. pmc Analysis of Schistosoma mansoni population structure using total fecal egg sampling
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 95:881-9. 2009
    ..Direct analysis of total stool eggs can be an important approach to questions of population genetics for this parasite by increasing the sample size to thousands per infected individual and by reducing bias...