Hymenolepis nana

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  1. Alhawiti A, Toulah F, Wakid M. Anthelmintic Potential of Cucurbita pepo Seeds on Hymenolepis nana. Acta Parasitol. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    The main drug used against Hymenolepis nana is praziquantel (PZQ), which causes side effects and toxicity. In contrast, natural extracts have limited side effects and are safer...
  2. Macchiaroli N, Cucher M, Kamenetzky L, Yones C, Bugnon L, Berriman M, et al. Identification and expression profiling of microRNAs in Hymenolepis. Int J Parasitol. 2019;49:211-223 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Hymenolepis nana is the most prevalent human tapeworm, especially affecting children...
  3. Metwally D, Al Enezy H, Al Turaiki I, El Khadragy M, Yehia H, Al Otaibi T. Gene-based molecular characterization of cox1 and pnad5 in Hymenolepis nana isolated from naturally infected mice and rats in Saudi Arabia. Biosci Rep. 2019;39: pubmed publisher
    ..Compared with other animal species, they harbor many more zoonotic agents. Hymenolepis nana (H. nana) is a common tapeworm that parasitizes both humans and rodents...
  4. Periago M, Garcia R, Astudillo O, Cabrera M, Abril M. Prevalence of intestinal parasites and the absence of soil-transmitted helminths in Añatuya, Santiago del Estero, Argentina. Parasit Vectors. 2018;11:638 pubmed publisher
    ..The intestinal parasites detected are transmitted mostly through water (Giardia lamblia) and close contact (Hymenolepis nana), evidencing the need to improve quality control in water facilities and access to improved sanitation to ..
  5. Mohamed N, Siddig E, Mohamed M, Alzein B, Osman H, Tanyous E, et al. Enteroparasitosis infections among renal transplant recipients in Khartoum state, Sudan 2012-2013. BMC Res Notes. 2018;11:621 pubmed publisher
    ..5%), Entamoeba coli (6.5%), Giardia lambelia (3.2%), Cryptosporidium parvum (1.2%), Ascaris lumbricoides (0.6%), Enterobius vermicularis (0.3%), (0.2%) for each of Strongyloides stercoralis and Hymenolepis nana.
  6. Cociancic P, Rinaldi L, Zonta M, Navone G. Formalin-ethyl acetate concentration, FLOTAC Pellet and anal swab techniques for the diagnosis of intestinal parasites. Parasitol Res. 2018;117:3567-3573 pubmed publisher
    ..19%) followed by E. vermicularis (17.8%), Giardia lamblia (6.3%), Entamoeba coli (5.7%), Hymenolepis nana and Endolimax nana (1.1%). The FECT was the most sensitive technique for Blastocystis sp., G. lamblia and E...
  7. Gamboa M, Giambelluca L, Navone G. [Spatial distribution of intestinal parasites in the City of La Plata, Argentina]. Medicina (B Aires). 2014;74:363-70 pubmed
    ..species related to the fecal contamination of the environment: Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Hymenolepis nana and Giardia lamblia (p < 0.01)...
  8. Abdel Hamid M, Eljack I, Osman M, Elaagip A, Muneer M. The prevalence of Hymenolepis nana among preschool children of displacement communities in Khartoum state, Sudan: a cross-sectional study. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2015;13:172-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Hymenolepis nana is among the most common intestinal parasitic infections causing a public health threat in poor communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of H...
  9. Foletto V, Vanz F, Gazarini L, Stern C, Tonussi C. Efficacy and security of ivermectin given orally to rats naturally infected with Syphacia spp., Giardia spp. and Hymenolepis nana. Lab Anim. 2015;49:196-200 pubmed publisher
    ..and Hymenolepis nana in laboratory rat colonies. The drug can be easily and safely administered using drinking water...

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  1. Andrade S, Teodoro L, Viana D, Canuto Sales E, Bahia de Oliveira G, Villas Bôas S, et al. Intestinal parasites in public transport buses from the city of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Res Rep Trop Med. 2017;8:59-63 pubmed publisher
    ..7%), Iodamoeba butschlii (6.5%), helminth larvae (4.7%), Giardia lamblia cysts (3.6%), Hymenolepis nana eggs (1.2%), Enterobius vermicularis eggs (0.6%), and Entamoeba histolytica cysts (0.6%)...
  2. Tulu B, Taye S, Amsalu E. Prevalence and its associated risk factors of intestinal parasitic infections among Yadot primary school children of South Eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. BMC Res Notes. 2014;7:848 pubmed publisher
    ..6%, followed by Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 5%, Ascaris lumbricoides 4.7%, and Hymenolepis nana 4.4%...
  3. Korzeniewski K, Augustynowicz A, Lass A. Intestinal parasites in Polish community on the example of military environment. Int Marit Health. 2014;65:216-22 pubmed publisher
    ..6% infected with A. lumbricoides, Hymenolepis nana, Taenia spp.) and in 5/286 children (1.7% infected with A. lumbricoides, G. intestinalis)...
  4. Gizaw Z, Adane T, Azanaw J, Addisu A, Haile D. Childhood intestinal parasitic infection and sanitation predictors in rural Dembiya, northwest Ethiopia. Environ Health Prev Med. 2018;23:26 pubmed publisher
    ..8% (95% CI = 20.3-32.0%). Ascaris lumbricoides (78%), hookworm (12%), Hymenolepis nana (7%), Enterobius vermicularis (5%), Schistosoma mansoni (3%), Giardia lamblia (3%), and Trichuris trichiuria (..
  5. Mengist H, Demeke G, Zewdie O, Belew A. Diagnostic performance of direct wet mount microscopy in detecting intestinal helminths among pregnant women attending ante-natal care (ANC) in East Wollega, Oromia, Ethiopia. BMC Res Notes. 2018;11:276 pubmed publisher
    ..7 and 94%, respectively. The sensitivity of direct w et mount microscopy was very low in detecting ova of Hymenolepis nana. The two methods showed excellent agreement in detecting ova of Hook worm and Ascaris lumbricoides (Kappaâ€..
  6. Korzeniewski K, Augustynowicz A, Lass A. Prevalence of intestinal parasites in Afghan community on the example of patients treated in Ghazni Provincial Hospital. Int Marit Health. 2014;65:68-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Intestinal parasitic infections caused mainly by Ascaris lumbricoides, Giardia intestinalis and Hymenolepis nana were confirmed in 81/164 (49.4%) children examined. Among adults, 9/37 (24...
  7. Galán Puchades M, Sanxis Furió J, Pascual J, Bueno Marí R, Franco S, Peracho V, et al. First survey on zoonotic helminthosis in urban brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) in Spain and associated public health considerations. Vet Parasitol. 2018;259:49-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The overall prevalence of helminth infection was 85%. The helminths found were Hymenolepis nana (17%), H...
  8. Altınöz Aytar A, Öztürk E, Göçmen Å, Çalışkan E, Özaras F, AvcıoÄŸlu F, et al. [Investigation of Intestinal Parasites and Level of Hygiene Knowledge of School Students]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2015;39:277-85 pubmed publisher
    ..9%) with various non-pathogenic parasites, 1 (0.19%) with Ascaris lumbricoides, and 1 (0.19%) with Hymenolepis nana were found. G...
  9. Kılınçel Ã, Öztürk C, Gün E, Öksüz Å, Uzun H, Åžahin Ä, et al. [A rare case of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a small child]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2015;49:135-8 pubmed
    Unlike Hymenolepis nana that transmits directly from person to person, the transmission of Hymenolepis diminuta to human is via accidentally ingesting of arthropods carrying cysticercoid larvae as intermediate host...
  10. Banisch D, El Badry A, Klinnert J, Ignatius R, El Dib N. Simultaneous detection of Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, Giardia duodenalis and cryptosporidia by immunochromatographic assay in stool samples from patients living in the Greater Cairo Region, Egypt. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015;31:1251-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Microscopy revealed in 20% of the patients [95% confidence interval (CI), 13.5-29.0%] parasites with Hymenolepis nana, E. histolytica/dispar and Blastocystis hominis being the most frequent ones, but was not able to detect G...
  11. Debebe Y, Tefera M, Mekonnen W, Abebe D, Woldekidan S, Abebe A, et al. Evaluation of anthelmintic potential of the Ethiopian medicinal plant Embelia schimperi Vatke in vivo and in vitro against some intestinal parasites. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015;15:187 pubmed publisher
    ..the isolated compound, embelin, were conducted using in vivo and in vitro models against the dwarf tapeworm, Hymenolepis nana, and the hookworm, Necator americanus, respectively...
  12. Nkouawa A, Haukisalmi V, Li T, Nakao M, Lavikainen A, Chen X, et al. Cryptic diversity in hymenolepidid tapeworms infecting humans. Parasitol Int. 2016;65:83-6 pubmed publisher
    ..cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 showed that the human isolate is distinct from Hymenolepis diminuta and Hymenolepis nana, the common parasites causing human hymenolepiasis...
  13. Teklemariam D, Legesse M, Degarege A, Liang S, Erko B. Schistosoma mansoni and other intestinal parasitic infections in schoolchildren and vervet monkeys in Lake Ziway area, Ethiopia. BMC Res Notes. 2018;11:146 pubmed publisher
    ..mansoni, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Enterobius vermicularis, hookworms, Hymenolepis nana and Taenia species among the children were 35.7, 26.9, 24.1, 2.1, 2.1, 1.07 and 2...
  14. Karou S, Sanou D, Ouermi D, Pignatelli S, Pietra V, Moret R, et al. Enteric parasites prevalence at Saint Camille Medical Centre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011;4:401-3 pubmed publisher
    ..47%), Entamoeba histolytica/Entamoeba dispar (30.74%) and Trichomonas intestinalis (21.72%), while Hymenolepis nana (2.25%) was the most common helminth. Co-infections occurred in 22.34% cases...
  15. Neres Norberg A, Guerra Sanches F, Blanco Moreira Norberg P, Madeira Oliveira J, Santa Helena A, Serra Freire N. [Intestinal Parasitism in Terena Indigenous People of the Province of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil]. Rev Salud Publica (Bogota). 2014;16:859-70 pubmed
    ..Enterobius vermicularis, Strongyloides stercoralis, and Trichuris trichiura; and cestodes of the species Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Also found were the protozoan species: Cryptosporidium spp...
  16. Yentür Doni N, Yildiz Zeyrek F, Simsek Z, Gürses G, Sahin Ä. Risk Factors and Relationship Between Intestinal Parasites and the Growth Retardation and Psychomotor Development Delays of Children in Åžanlıurfa, Turkey. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2015;39:270-6 pubmed publisher
    ..53%) followed by Enterobius vermicularis (27.58%), Ascaris lumbricoides (18.39%), Hymenolepis nana (5.75%), Trichuris trichiura (3.45%), Escherichia coli (1.15%), and Blastocystis spp. (1.15%)...
  17. Macchioni F, Segundo H, Gabrielli S, Totino V, Gonzales P, Salazar E, et al. Dramatic decrease in prevalence of soil-transmitted helminths and new insights into intestinal protozoa in children living in the Chaco region, Bolivia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015;92:794-6 pubmed publisher
    ..4%), Giardia intestinalis (37.7%), and Blastocystis spp. (16%). Hymenolepis nana was the most prevalent helminth (5.6%), followed by Ascaris lumbricoides and hookworms (1.5% and 0...
  18. Thompson R. Neglected zoonotic helminths: Hymenolepis nana, Echinococcus canadensis and Ancylostoma ceylanicum. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015;21:426-32 pubmed publisher
    ..They have been neglected and there is increasing evidence that all three parasite infections deserve more attention in terms of their impact on public health as well as their control. ..
  19. d Ovidio D, Noviello E, Pepe P, Del Prete L, Cringoli G, Rinaldi L. Survey of Hymenolepis spp. in pet rodents in Italy. Parasitol Res. 2015;114:4381-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Eggs of Hymenolepis nana were found in 24 out of 172 (13.9 %; 95 % confidence interval = 9.3-20...
  20. Al Mekhlafi A, Abdul Ghani R, Al Eryani S, Saif Ali R, Mahdy M. School-based prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections and associated risk factors in rural communities of Sana'a, Yemen. Acta Trop. 2016;163:135-41 pubmed publisher
    ..5%), Giardia lamblia (16.1%), Ascaris lumbricoides (8.3%), Hymenolepis nana (5.3%), Schistosoma mansoni (2.6%), Trichuris trichiura (0.5%) and Enterobius vermicularis (0.4%)...
  21. Macchioni F, Segundo H, Totino V, Gabrielli S, Rojas P, Roselli M, et al. Intestinal parasitic infections and associated epidemiological drivers in two rural communities of the Bolivian Chaco. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2016;10:1012-1019 pubmed publisher
    ..subtypes, indicate faecal contamination of the environment by both humans (as confirmed by the presence of Hymenolepis nana) and animals. Nested-PCR identified E...
  22. Derso A, Nibret E, Munshea A. Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections and associated risk factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care center at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, northwest Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16:530 pubmed
    ..9 %), Schistosoma mansoni (2.9 %), Strongyloides stercoralis (1.6 %), Taenia spp. (0.8 %), and Hymenolepis nana (0.3 %). A relatively high prevalence of intestinal parasite infections was observed among pregnant women...
  23. Selek M, Bektöre B, Karagöz E, Baylan O, Ozyurt M. Distribution of Parasites Detected in Stool Samples of Patients Admitted to Our Parasitology Laboratory during a Three-Year Period between 2012 and 2014. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2016;40:137-140 pubmed publisher
    ..2%), Taenia sp. (4.8%), Enterobius vermicularis (2.4%), Entamoeba histolytica/dispar (1.6%), and Hymenolepis nana (1.6%)...
  24. Korzeniewski K. Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in the population of Central Asia on the example of inhabitants of Eastern Afghanistan. Przegl Epidemiol. 2016;70:563-573 pubmed
    ..7%), Giardia intestinalis (489/3146, 15.5%) and Hymenolepis nana (206/3146, 6.5%)...
  25. Pipiková J, Papajová I, Soltys J, Schusterová I. Occurrence of the most common helminth infections among children in the Eastern Slovak Republic. Public Health. 2017;150:71-76 pubmed publisher
    ..32%). This was followed by Trichuris trichiura (3.76%), Hymenolepis nana (0.94%) and Hymenolepis diminuta (0.23%)...
  26. Chernet A, Neumayr A, Hatz C, Kling K, Sydow V, Rentsch K, et al. Spectrum of infectious diseases among newly arrived Eritrean refugees in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study. Int J Public Health. 2018;63:233-239 pubmed publisher
    ..2%; 95% CI 31.9-49.5). Stool microscopy detected eggs of S. mansoni in 23 (21.5%; 95% CI 13.7-29.3), Hymenolepis nana in 11 (10.3%; 95% CI 4.5-16.0), and cysts of Giardia intestinalis in 7 participants (6.5%: 95% CI 1.9-11.2)...
  27. Abdi M, Nibret E, Munshea A. Prevalence of intestinal helminthic infections and malnutrition among schoolchildren of the Zegie Peninsula, northwestern Ethiopia. J Infect Public Health. 2017;10:84-92 pubmed publisher
    ..7%, respectively. The prevalence of hookworm, Schistosoma mansoni, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Hymenolepis nana, and Strongyloides stercoralis infections were 43.4%, 29.9%, 12.7%, 10%, 4.6%, and 0.7%, respectively...
  28. Jimenez B, Maya C, Velasquez G, Torner F, Arambula F, Barrios J, et al. Identification and quantification of pathogenic helminth eggs using a digital image system. Exp Parasitol. 2016;166:164-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Ascaris lumbricoides -fertile and unfertile eggs-, Trichuris trichiura, Toxocara canis, Taenia saginata, Hymenolepis nana, Hymenolepis diminuta, and Schistosoma mansoni) in wastewater using different image processing tools and ..
  29. Franssen F, Swart A, Van Knapen F, van der Giessen J. Helminth parasites in black rats (Rattus rattus) and brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) from different environments in the Netherlands. Infect Ecol Epidemiol. 2016;6:31413 pubmed publisher
    ..We report four species of veterinary (Syphacia muris) or zoonotic relevance (Hymenolepis diminuta, Hymenolepis nana and Plagiorchis muris)...
  30. Cabada M, Morales M, Lopez M, Reynolds S, Vilchez E, Lescano A, et al. Hymenolepis nana Impact Among Children in the Highlands of Cusco, Peru: An Emerging Neglected Parasite Infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016;95:1031-1036 pubmed
    b>Hymenolepis nana is the most common cestode infection in the world. However, limited information is available regarding its impact on affected populations...
  31. Can H, Inceboz T, Caner A, Atalay Şahar E, Karakavuk M, Döşkaya M, et al. [Detection of Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis in cyst samples using a novel single tube multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2016;50:266-77 pubmed
    ..DNA samples (n: 25) as negative control as well as DNA samples of 12 different parasites (Taenia saginata, Hymenolepis nana, Trichuris trichiura, Fasciola hepatica, Enterobius vermicularis, Toxoplasma gondii, Pneumocystis jirovecii, ..
  32. Rostami A, Ebrahimi M, Mehravar S, Fallah Omrani V, Fallahi S, Behniafar H. Contamination of commonly consumed raw vegetables with soil transmitted helminth eggs in Mazandaran province, northern Iran. Int J Food Microbiol. 2016;225:54-8 pubmed publisher
    ..2%), hookworms (2.9%), Toxocara spp. (1.68%), Trichostrongylus spp. (1.55), Taenia sp. (0.9%) and Hymenolepis nana (2.2%)...
  33. Sharma S, Lyngdoh D, Roy B, Tandon V. Differential diagnosis and molecular characterization of Hymenolepis nana and Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea: Hymenolepididae) based on nuclear rDNA ITS2 gene marker. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:4293-4298 pubmed
    ..The results showed distinct restriction patterns for both Hymenolepis nana and Hymenolepis diminuta when digested with either of the enzymes RsaI, HaeIII or HhaI...
  34. Terán G, Cuña W, Brañez F, Persson K, Rottenberg M, Nylen S, et al. Differences in Nutritional and Health Status in School Children from the Highlands and Lowlands of Bolivia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..i>Hymenolepis nana and Entamoeba coli, parasites determinant of poor hygienic conditions, were respectively detected ..
  35. Arkhipov I, Sadov K, Limova Y, Sadova A, Varlamova A, Khalikov S, et al. The efficacy of the supramolecular complexes of niclosamide obtained by mechanochemical technology and targeted delivery against cestode infection of animals. Vet Parasitol. 2017;246:25-29 pubmed publisher
    ..in different ratios (1:10; 1:5 and 1:2) at a dose of 20mg/kg of body weight at oral administration against Hymenolepis nana in mice and Moniezia expansa in sheep...
  36. Yang D, Zhao W, Zhang Y, Liu A. Prevalence of Hymenolepis nana and H. diminuta from Brown Rats (Rattus norvegicus) in Heilongjiang Province, China. Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55:351-355 pubmed publisher
    i>Hymenolepis nana and Hymenolepis diminuta are globally widespread zoonotic cestodes. Rodents are the main reservoir host of these cestodes...
  37. Hancke D, Suárez O. Helminth Diversity in Synanthropic Rodents from an Urban Ecosystem. Ecohealth. 2017;14:603-613 pubmed publisher
    ..would be the most exposed to zoonotic diseases transmitted by rodents due to high abundance of rodents harboring a high parasite load, including species like Hymenolepis nana and H. diminuta, recognized worldwide from a zoonotic aspect.
  38. Vilchez Barreto P, Gamboa R, Santivanez S, O Neal S, Muro C, Lescano A, et al. Prevalence, Age Profile, and Associated Risk Factors for Hymenolepis nana Infection in a Large Population-Based Study in Northern Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;97:583-586 pubmed publisher
    i>Hymenolepis nana, the dwarf tapeworm, is a common intestinal infection of children worldwide...
  39. Cheng T, Liu G, Song H, Lin R, Zhu X. The complete mitochondrial genome of the dwarf tapeworm Hymenolepis nana--a neglected zoonotic helminth. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:1253-62 pubmed publisher
    b>Hymenolepis nana, commonly known as the dwarf tapeworm, is one of the most common tapeworms of humans and rodents and can cause hymenolepiasis...
  40. Sakari S, Mbugua A, Mkoji G. Prevalence of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiases and Schistosomiasis in Preschool Age Children in Mwea Division, Kirinyaga South District, Kirinyaga County, and Their Potential Effect on Physical Growth. J Trop Med. 2017;2017:1013802 pubmed publisher
    ..Other intestinal helminths were Hymenolepis nana (prevalence, 3.6%) and Enterobius vermicularis (<1%)...
  41. Saurabh K, Nag V, Khera D, Elhence P. Giardiasis mimicking celiac disease in a patient of common variable immunodeficiency. Trop Parasitol. 2017;7:125-127 pubmed publisher
    ..In stool examination, plenty of Giardia lamblia cysts and eggs of Hymenolepis nana were present. He improved on treatment and remained asymptomatic for 4 months...