cestode infections

Summary

Summary: Infections with true tapeworms of the helminth subclass CESTODA.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Parasitism in fish--an endocrine modulator of ecological relevance?
    Markus Hecker
    Institute of Hydrobiology and Fishery Science, University of Hamburg, Zeiseweg 9, 22765 Hamburg, Germany
    Aquat Toxicol 72:195-207. 2005
  2. ncbi The "crowding effect" in the cestode Schistocephalus solidus: density-dependent effects on plerocercoid size and infectivity
    David C Heins
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    J Parasitol 88:302-7. 2002
  3. ncbi Diversity and distribution of fish tapeworms of the "Bothriocephalidea" (Eucestoda)
    R Kuchta
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parassitologia 49:129-46. 2007
  4. ncbi State-of-the-art Echinococcus and Taenia: phylogenetic taxonomy of human-pathogenic tapeworms and its application to molecular diagnosis
    Minoru Nakao
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Midorigaoka Higashi 2 1 1 1, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    Infect Genet Evol 10:444-52. 2010
  5. ncbi [Evaluation of epidemiological situation of cestode infections in Poland in the years 1997-2006 on the basis of data from san-epid stations]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny
    Przegl Epidemiol 64:533-6. 2010
  6. ncbi Infection by Dipylidium caninum in an infant
    Claudia P Molina
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0588, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:e157-9. 2003
  7. ncbi Activity of the nematophagous fungi Pochonia chlamydosporia, Duddingtonia flagrans and Monacrosporium thaumasium on egg capsules of Dipylidium caninum
    Juliana Milani Araujo
    Departamento de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Vicosa MG, PH Holfs S N, Cep 3657000, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 166:86-9. 2009
  8. ncbi Epidemiology, clinical manifestations and diagnosis of zoonotic cestode infections: an update
    W Raether
    Fa Aventis, ADMEP Q0 10, 65926 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Parasitol Res 91:412-38. 2003
  9. ncbi Prevalence of Toxocara cati and other intestinal helminths in stray cats in Shiraz, Iran
    Mohammad Zibaei
    Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran zibaeim sums ac ir
    Trop Biomed 24:39-43. 2007
  10. ncbi Prevalence and seasonal incidence of larval and adult cestode infections of sheep and goats in eastern Ethiopia
    Menkir M Sissay
    Department of Parasitology SWEPAR, National Veterinary Institute and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
    Trop Anim Health Prod 40:387-94. 2008

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Publications198 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Parasitism in fish--an endocrine modulator of ecological relevance?
    Markus Hecker
    Institute of Hydrobiology and Fishery Science, University of Hamburg, Zeiseweg 9, 22765 Hamburg, Germany
    Aquat Toxicol 72:195-207. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi The "crowding effect" in the cestode Schistocephalus solidus: density-dependent effects on plerocercoid size and infectivity
    David C Heins
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    J Parasitol 88:302-7. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi Diversity and distribution of fish tapeworms of the "Bothriocephalidea" (Eucestoda)
    R Kuchta
    Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parassitologia 49:129-46. 2007
    ..Out of 305 nominal taxa, only 125 species are considered to be valid. In addition, the spectrum of definitive hosts and geographical distribution of bothriocephalideans are briefly discussed...
  4. ncbi State-of-the-art Echinococcus and Taenia: phylogenetic taxonomy of human-pathogenic tapeworms and its application to molecular diagnosis
    Minoru Nakao
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Midorigaoka Higashi 2 1 1 1, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    Infect Genet Evol 10:444-52. 2010
    ..Here, we introduce the recent advances of taeniid phylogeny and its application to molecular diagnosis...
  5. ncbi [Evaluation of epidemiological situation of cestode infections in Poland in the years 1997-2006 on the basis of data from san-epid stations]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny
    Przegl Epidemiol 64:533-6. 2010
    Between 1997-2006, 3,523 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 2,748 were caused by Taenia saginata, 41 by T...
  6. ncbi Infection by Dipylidium caninum in an infant
    Claudia P Molina
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0588, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:e157-9. 2003
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first case to be reported in the American pathology literature during the last 36 years (MEDLINE database, 1966-2002)...
  7. ncbi Activity of the nematophagous fungi Pochonia chlamydosporia, Duddingtonia flagrans and Monacrosporium thaumasium on egg capsules of Dipylidium caninum
    Juliana Milani Araujo
    Departamento de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Vicosa MG, PH Holfs S N, Cep 3657000, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 166:86-9. 2009
    ..The results demonstrated that P. chlamydosporia was in vitro effective against capsules and eggs of D. caninum, and can be considered as a potential biological control agent for this helminth...
  8. ncbi Epidemiology, clinical manifestations and diagnosis of zoonotic cestode infections: an update
    W Raether
    Fa Aventis, ADMEP Q0 10, 65926 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Parasitol Res 91:412-38. 2003
    This paper reviews the literature on zoonotic cestode infections with specific reference to the years 1999-2003...
  9. ncbi Prevalence of Toxocara cati and other intestinal helminths in stray cats in Shiraz, Iran
    Mohammad Zibaei
    Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran zibaeim sums ac ir
    Trop Biomed 24:39-43. 2007
    ..44.6%), Toxocara cati (42.6%) and Toxascaris leonina (12.9%). The study revealed that T. cati was one of the most frequently detected intestinal helminths, which is an important source of zoonotic helminths...
  10. ncbi Prevalence and seasonal incidence of larval and adult cestode infections of sheep and goats in eastern Ethiopia
    Menkir M Sissay
    Department of Parasitology SWEPAR, National Veterinary Institute and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
    Trop Anim Health Prod 40:387-94. 2008
    ..In sheep, the overall prevalence of these tapeworms were 61%, 20%, 24% and 39%, respectively. Similarly, the overall prevalence of these parasites in goats was 53%, 21%, 27% and 36%, respectively...
  11. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 1999]
    W Płonka
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej Państwowego Zakładu Higieny Ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 55:159-63. 2001
    ..solium, 35 by Taenia sp., 3 by Hymenolepis nana and 2 by Diphyllobothrium latum and 39 cases of echinococcosis were also registered. The obtained results confirmed the decreasing frequency of infection with intestinal cestodes in Poland...
  12. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2002]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej Państwowego Zakładu Higieny Ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 58:165-9. 2004
    In 2002, 264 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 193 were caused by Taenia saginata, 3 by T. solium, 53 by Taenia sp., 1 by Hymenolepis nana, 1 by Diphyllobothrium latum, 1 by Hymenolepis diminuta...
  13. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2007]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 63:267-9. 2009
    In the year 2007, 134 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 84 were caused by Taenia saginata, 4 by T. solium, 30 by Taenia sp., 2 by Diphyllobothrium latum...
  14. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2008]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej Narodowego Instytutu, Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 64:261-4. 2010
    In the year 2008, 109 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 69 were caused by Taenia saginata, 2 by T. solium, 30 by Taenia sp., 1 by Diphyllobothrium latum...
  15. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2009]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 65:285-8. 2011
    In the year 2009, 26 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 20 were caused by Taenia saginata, 4 by Taenia sp., 1 by Diphyllobothrium latum, 1 by Hymenolepis diminuta...
  16. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2005]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 61:305-9. 2007
    In the year 2005, 179 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 109 were caused by Taenia saginata, 3 by T. solium, 59 by Taenia sp., 1 by Diphyllobothrium latum...
  17. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2000]
    Wojciech Płonka
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej Państwowego Zakładu Higieny Ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 56:357-61. 2002
    In 2000, 439 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 359 were caused by Taenia saginata, three by T. solium, 52 by Taenia sp...
  18. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2003]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej, Państwowego Zakładu Higieny, ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:331-5. 2005
    In 2003, 218 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 157 were caused by Taenia saginata, 4 by T. solium, 32 by Taenia sp., 1 by Diphyllobothrium latum,...
  19. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2004]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Epidemiologii Pańistwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 60:509-13. 2006
    In the year 2004, 203 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 119 were caused by Taenia saginata, 4 by T. solium, 70 by Taenia sp., 1 by Diphyllobothrium latum...
  20. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2001]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej Państwowego Zakładu Higieny Ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 57:159-63. 2003
    In 2001, 286 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 195 were caused by Taenia saginata, 2 by T. solium, 71 by Taenia sp., 1 by Hymenolepis diminuta, and 1 by Dipylidium caninum...
  21. ncbi Field evaluation of the efficacy and the safety of a combination of oxantel/pyrantel/praziquantel in the treatment of naturally acquired gastrointestinal nematode and/or cestode infestations in dogs in Europe
    E Grandemange
    VETOQUINOL Research Centre, BP189, 70204 LURE Cedex, France
    Vet Parasitol 145:94-9. 2007
    ..3%, 97.2% and 98.4% against Trichuris vulpis, 98.4%, 98.8% and 98.8% against Uncinaria stenocephala, 98.9%, 99.5% and 99.9% against Toxascaris leonina, 97.1%, 100% and 100% against Dipylidium caninum and 100% against Taenia spp...
  22. ncbi [Cestode infections in Poland in 2006]
    Maria Waloch
    Zakład Parazytologii Lekarskiej, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego, Państwowego Zakładu Higieny, ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:351-5. 2008
    In the year 2006, 158 intestinal cestode infections were registered in Poland. Among them 97 were caused by Taenia saginata, 4 by T. solium, 39 by Taenia sp., 1 by Diphyllobothrium latum...
  23. ncbi To avoid or eliminate: cestode infections in copepods
    I T Van der Veen
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Plon, Germany
    Parasitology 124:465-74. 2002
    ..This indicates that the crucial interactions between host and parasite determining the outcome of infection takes place in the short time-period between ingestion and penetration of the gut-wall...
  24. ncbi A new anoplocephalid (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) from Gallotia atlantica (Reptilia, Lacertidae) in the Canary Islands, Spain
    Pilar Foronda
    Instituto Universitario de Enfermedades Tropicales y Salud Pública de Canarias, University of La Laguna, Avda Astrofísico Fco Sánchez s n, 38203, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    J Parasitol 95:678-80. 2009
    ..Gallotia spp. are endemic to the Canary Islands. This is the first report of an adult cestode species in this lizard...
  25. ncbi Histopathological changes caused by the metacestodes of Neogryporhynchus cheilancristrotus (Wedl, 1855) in the gut of the gibel carp, Carassius gibelio
    K Molnar
    Veterinary Medical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H 1581 Budapest, Hungary
    Acta Vet Hung 53:45-52. 2005
    ..Around the worms, congested capillaries and formation of macrophages were seen in the lysed connective tissue...
  26. ncbi Lethal invasive cestodiasis in immunosuppressed patients
    Peter D Olson
    Parasitic Worms Division, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 187:1962-6. 2003
    ..A prior report of this case nearly 30 years ago, based on tissue examination, had suggested that the parasite was a sparganum...
  27. ncbi Field evaluation of the efficacy and safety of emodepside plus praziquantel tablets (Profender tablets for dogs) against naturally acquired nematode and cestode infections in dogs
    Gertraut Altreuther
    Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Leverkusen, Germany
    Parasitol Res 105:S23-9. 2009
    ..emodepside plus praziquantel (Profender tablets for dogs) in the treatment of gastrointestinal nematode and cestode infections in dogs in France, Germany, Portugal and Slovakia...
  28. ncbi Behavior favoring transmission in the viviparous monogenean Gyrodactylus turnbulli
    J Cable
    School of Biosciences, University of Cardiff, UK
    J Parasitol 88:183-4. 2002
    ..turnbulli moves off these fish into the water film, hanging motionless with the haptor held by surface tension. Because guppies are surface feeders, detached parasites in the water film are more likely to contact a new host...
  29. ncbi Cestode vaccines: origins, current status and future prospects
    M W Lightowlers
    Veterinary Clinical Centre, University of Melbourne, 250 Princes Highway, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
    Parasitology 133:S27-42. 2006
    ..Identifying partners and support in this endeavour is now of prime importance in efforts to achieve the potential of these vaccines as new tools for the control of cystic hydatid disease and neurocysticercosis...
  30. ncbi No effect of a parasite on reproduction in stickleback males: a laboratory artefact?
    U Candolin
    Department of Biology, University of Turku, Finland
    Parasitology 122:457-64. 2001
    ..The favourable conditions in the laboratory exclude factors such as predation risk, social interactions, and fluctuating environmental conditions that may use up resources in the field and mediate the effect of the parasite...
  31. ncbi Field evaluation of the efficacy and safety of emodepside/praziquantel spot-on solution against naturally acquired nematode and cestode infections in domestic cats
    G Altreuther
    Bayer HealthCare AG, Animal Health Division, R and D Parasiticides, Leverkusen, Germany
    Parasitol Res 97:S58-64. 2005
    ..the efficacy and safety of emodepside/praziquantel spot-on in the treatment of gastrointestinal nematode and cestode infections in cats...
  32. ncbi Histochemistry of glycoconjugates in mucous cells of Salmo trutta uninfected and naturally parasitized with intestinal helminths
    G Bosi
    Department of Veterinary Sciences and Technologies for Food Safety, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan, via Trentacoste n 2, 20134 Milan, Italy
    Dis Aquat Organ 64:45-51. 2005
    ..Our study is the first quantitative report on the effects of intestinal helminths on the density of mucous cells and mucus composition in a fish species...
  33. pmc Fact or hypothesis: concomitant immunity in taeniid cestode infections
    M W Lightowlers
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Victoria, Australia
    Parasite Immunol 32:582-9. 2010
    ..efforts over the last 50 years have revealed a considerable amount of information about immunity to taeniid cestode infections in the parasites' intermediate hosts...
  34. ncbi The response of intestinal mucous cells to the presence of enteric helminths: their distribution, histochemistry and fine structure
    B S Dezfuli
    Department of Biology and Evolution, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Fish Dis 33:481-8. 2010
    ..The cytoplasm was observed to possess numerous electron dense and lucent vesicles, in addition to well-developed rough endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus and a few round mitochondria...
  35. ncbi The first human infection with Bertiella studeri in Vietnam
    Le Thi Xuan
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, HCMC School of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:298-300. 2003
    ..Niclosamide (Yomesan) 1 gram was prescribed, and then albendazole (Zentel) 400mg daily for 3 days. Proglottids were found in the feces three months after the first treatment, and 1 month after the second course...
  36. ncbi Morphology of Bertiella studeri (Blanchard, 1891) sensu Stunkard (1940) (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) of human origin and a proposal of criteria for the specific diagnosis of bertiellosis
    M T Galan-Puchades
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 47:23-8. 2000
    ..studeiri and Bertiella mucronata (Meyner, 1895), or additional species may be affecting humans...
  37. ncbi Human Bertiella studeri (family Anoplocephalidae) infection of probable Southeast Asian origin in Mauritian children and an adult
    S Bhagwant
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Republic of Mauritius
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:225-8. 2004
    ..studeri and provide a correct diagnosis. The case reports indicate gastrointestinal disturbances in human bertiellosis. Human infection with Bertiella studeri is reported for the first time in a Mauritian adult...
  38. ncbi Bertiella studeri infection: resistance to niclosamide
    S D Gallella
    Lady Ridgeway Children s Hospital, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka
    Ceylon Med J 49:65. 2004
  39. ncbi Seasonal dynamics of Proteocephalus sagittus in the stone loach Barbatula barbatula from the Hana River, Czech Republic
    J Jarkovsky
    Department of Zoology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, Czech Republic
    J Helminthol 78:225-9. 2004
    ..sagittus were also found, although in low numbers, in the autumn and early winter. The rate of infection of loach with P. sagittus was neither dependent on the sex nor on the size of its fish host...
  40. ncbi Characterization of development-related genes for the cestode Bothriocephalus acheilognathi
    H L Luo
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Laboratory of Fish Diseases, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hubei 430072 Wuhan, China
    Parasitol Res 94:265-274. 2004
    ..Although results obtained in the present study are preliminary, the information about the five genes may provide clues for further investigation on the decline in parasite numbers during the maturation of B. acheilognathi...
  41. ncbi Phylogenetic analysis on genera of Corallobothriinae (Cestoda: Proteocephalidea) from North American ictalurid fishes, using partial sequences of the 28s ribosomal gene
    Rogelio Rosas-Valdez
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, CP 04510 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    J Parasitol 90:1123-7. 2004
    ..lamothei than to its conspecific in Canada. This and the amount of sequence divergence indicate possible cryptic speciation in its endemic host, the Lerma catfish, Ictalurus dugesi...
  42. ncbi Intestinal helminths of freshwater stingrays in southeastern Peru, and a new genus and two new species of cestode
    Florian B Reyda
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    J Parasitol 94:684-99. 2008
    ..The known numbers of genera and species of tetraphyllidean cestodes parasitizing neotropical freshwater stingrays are now 6 and 22, respectively...
  43. ncbi Host specificity and population structure of two exotic helminths, Camallanus cotti (Nematoda) and Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Cestoda), parasitizing exotic fishes in Waianu Stream, O'ahu, Hawai'i
    Amanda G Vincent
    Department of Biological Sciences, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana 70402, USA
    J Parasitol 89:540-4. 2003
    ..Camallanus cotti prevalence and mean abundance increased as P. mexicana body size increased (r2 = 0.84 and r2 = 0.72, respectively), whereas B. acheilognathi displayed no significant trend with respect to poeciliid body size...
  44. ncbi Five new species of Acanthobothrium (Tetraphyllidea: Onchobothriidae) from the freshwater stingray Himantura chaophraya (Batoidea: Dasyatidae) in Malaysian Borneo
    C A Fyler
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Parasitol 92:105-25. 2006
    ..A key to Acanthobothrium species parasitizing H. chayophraya is presented. This represents the first report of Acanthobothrium from freshwater stingrays belonging to a family other than the Potamotrygonidae...
  45. ncbi Humoral immune factors modulated by copper and chitosan in healthy or parasitised carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) by Ptychobothrium sp. (Cestoda)
    Claire Dautremepuits
    Laboratory of Eco Toxicology, University of Reims Champagne Ardenne, BP 1039, 51687 Reims Cedex 2, France
    Aquat Toxicol 68:325-38. 2004
    ..So, it is important to specify the health status of organisms to understand responses of immunological markers in fish...
  46. ncbi Occurrence of Proteocephalus tetrastomus (Rudolphi, 1810) (Cestoda: Proteocephalidea) in larval rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) in North America: identification of a potential pathogen confirmed
    T Scholz
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Parasitol 90:425-7. 2004
    ..The parasite occurs only in larval, but not adult, smelt in the Saint Lawrence Estuary. Prevalence of larval smelt infection was 42% (n = 50), mean intensity 2.1 +/- 2.4 and mean abundance 1.1 +/- 1.0...
  47. ncbi Five new species of Pedibothrium (Tetraphyllidea: Onchobothriidae) from the tawny nurse shark, Nebrius ferrugineus, in the Pacific Ocean
    J N Caira
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 75 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    J Parasitol 90:286-300. 2004
    ..This material suggests that P. kerkhami parasitizes Stegostoma fasciatum and not N. ferrugineus...
  48. ncbi On the position of Archigetes and its bearing on the early evolution of the tapeworms
    P D Olson
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    J Parasitol 94:898-904. 2008
    ..in the invertebrate host, and similar examples in members of the Spathebothriidea, are the result of progenesis and have little if any bearing on understanding the protocestode condition...
  49. ncbi Two new species of Pseudochristianella Campbell & Beveridge, 1990 (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) from elasmobranch fishes from the Gulf of California, Mexico
    R A Campbell
    Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA
    Parasite 13:275-81. 2006
    ..southwelli Campbel & Beveridge, 1990, by differences in the arrangement of bill-hooks on the external surface of the basal swelling of the tentacle and by the number of hooks in each row of the metabasasl armature...
  50. ncbi Parasites grow larger in faster growing fish hosts
    Iain Barber
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Wales Aberystwyth, Edward Llwyd Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3DA, Wales, UK
    Int J Parasitol 35:137-43. 2005
    ..Faster growing hosts therefore apparently provide ideal environments for growing parasites. This finding has important implications for ecology and aquaculture...
  51. ncbi Helminth infections in common carp, Cyprinus carpio L., 1758 (Cyprinidae) from Kovada Lake (Turkey)
    Ismail Kir
    Suleyman Demirel Universitesi, Fen Edebiyat Fakultesi, Biyoloji Bolumu, Isparta, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:232-6. 2007
    ..In carps, the ectoparasite, Dactylogyrus minutus of Monogenea, was found and endoparasites; Bothriocephalus acheilognathi and Caryophyllaeus laticeps of Cestoda were found. The most common parasitic species was Dactylogyrus minutus...
  52. ncbi Morphometric analysis of four species of Eubothrium (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) parasites of salmonid fish: an interspecific and intraspecific comparison
    V Hanzelová
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 040 01 Kosice, Slovakia
    Parasitol Int 54:207-14. 2005
    ..salvelini host populations) and is therefore considered to be a trait of the highest discriminative power in the subset of four Eubothrium species...
  53. ncbi Seven new Yorkeria species (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from Borneo and Australia and their implications for identification of Chiloscyllium (Elasmobranchii: Orectolobiformes) species
    J N Caira
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    J Parasitol 93:357-76. 2007
    ..punctatum in Thailand, Borneo, and Australia, since individuals in each of these 3 regions appear to host distinctive, nonoverlapping Yorkeria faunas. A key to the 12 known species of Yorkeria is provided...
  54. ncbi [Redescription of the species of Calyptrobothrium Monticelli, 1893 (Tetraphyllidea: Phyllobothriidae) parasites of Torpedo marmorata in Torpedo nobiliana (Elasmobranchii: Torpedinidae)]
    Fadila Tazerouti
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculte des Sciences Biologiques, USTHB, BP 32, El Alia, Bab Ezzouar, Alger, Algerie
    Syst Parasitol 67:175-85. 2007
    ..C. chalarosomum Alexander, 1963 from Cephaloscyllium isabellum (Scylliorhinidae) off New-Zealand is excluded from the genus and placed close to Crossobothrium Linton, 1889...
  55. pmc Evolutionary implications of the adaptation to different immune systems in a parasite with a complex life cycle
    Katrin Hammerschmidt
    Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2511-8. 2005
    ..These worm variants were less harmful for the fish host likely due to reduced costs of an activated innate immune system. These findings substantiate the impact of both hosts' immune systems on parasite performance and virulence...
  56. ncbi Redescription of Houssayela sudobim (Woodland, 1935) (Cestoda: Proteocephalidea), a parasite of Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Pisces: Siluriformes) from the River Amazon
    Alain de Chambrier
    Département des Invertébrés, Muséum d Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland
    Syst Parasitol 62:161-9. 2005
    ..The specimen collected in Peru represents the first record of the species since its original description in 1935...
  57. ncbi Ligula intestinalis infection as a potential source of bias in the bioindication of endocrine disruption in the European chub Leuciscus cephalus
    M Schabuss
    Institute for Aquatic Ecotoxicology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Helminthol 79:91-4. 2005
    ..For plasma vitellogenin levels, L. intestinalis infections can result in false oestrogen-negative diagnoses in male and female fish...
  58. ncbi A revision of Megalonchos Baer & Euzet, 1962 (Tetraphyllidea: Onchobothriidae), with the description of two new species and transfer of two species to Biloculuncus Nasin, Caira & Euzet, 1997
    J N Caira
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 3043, USA
    Syst Parasitol 67:211-23. 2007
    ..Species of Megalonchos have now been reported from two of the eight known species of hemigaleid sharks...
  59. ncbi Ligula intestinalis--a tapeworm contraceptive
    Chris Arme
    Keele University, UK
    Biologist (London) 49:265-9. 2002
    ..If the mechanism for this can be discovered, this humble flatworm could drastically change contraceptive practices with one pill for all...
  60. ncbi Invalidity of three Palaearctic species of Triaenophorus tapeworms (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea): evidence from morphometric analysis of scolex hooks
    Roman Kuchta
    Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 54:34-42. 2007
    ..anmurensis is synonymized with T. nodulosus, whereas T. orientalis is considered to be a synonym of T. crassus. Previous synonymisation of T. ineridionalis with T. crassus, first proposed by Dubinina (1987), is also accepted...
  61. ncbi Changes in the neuromodulators of the diffuse endocrine system of the alimentary canal of farmed rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum), naturally infected with Eubothrium crassum (Cestoda)
    G Bosi
    Department of Veterinary Sciences and Technologies for Food Safety, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Fish Dis 28:703-11. 2005
    ..mykiss...
  62. ncbi First record of Bothriocephalus acheilognathi in the Rio Grande with comparative analysis of ITS2 and V4-18S rRNA gene sequences
    Megan G Bean
    Department of Biology, Aquatic Station, Texas State University San Marcos, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, Texas 78666, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 19:71-6. 2007
    ..Its occurrence also might affect the success of reintroducing the Rio Grande silvery minnow Hybognathus amarus, which is federally listed as endangered, in this portion of the Rio Grande...
  63. ncbi A new triaenophorid tapeworm from blackfish Centrolophus niger
    Roman Kuchta
    Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia and Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Parasitol 94:500-4. 2008
    ..Milanella most closely resembles Bathycestus Kuchta and Scholz, 2004, Pistana Campbell and Gartner, 1982, and Probothriocephalus Campbell, 1979, differing mainly in the shape of proglottids and uterine sac...
  64. ncbi [An investigation of helminth fauna of the bleak (Alburnus alburnus L.) from the Mustafakemalpasa stream, Bursa, Turkey]
    Ali Aydogdu
    Uludağ Universitesi Mustafakemalpaşa Meslek Yüksek Okulu Mustafakemalpaşa, Bursa
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 30:68-71. 2006
    ..fraternus and Diplozoon homoion (Monogenea) on the gills; Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Cestoda) and Rhapdochona denudata (Nematoda) in the intestine; and Diplostomum sp. (Digenea) in the eyes, on the surface of body and on the fins...
  65. ncbi Selective predation on parasitized prey--a comparison between two helminth species with different life-history strategies
    R Knudsen
    The Norwegian College of Fishery Science,
    J Parasitol 87:941-5. 2001
    ..The discrepancy between the 2 helminth species supports the hypothesis that parasite-increased susceptibility to predation is related to the life history strategies of the parasites...
  66. ncbi Aspects of the ecology of the Asian tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti, 1934 in yellowfish in the Vaal Dam, South Africa
    A Bertasso
    Department of Zoology, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park, South Africa
    Onderstepoort J Vet Res 72:207-17. 2005
    ..The maximum and minimum mean intensity and abundance values in largemouth yellowfish were recorded in autumn and spring, respectively. In addition, the prevalence of B. acheilognathi was consistently high in all four seasons...
  67. ncbi Host manipulation by Ligula intestinalis: a cause or consequence of parasite aggregation?
    S P Brown
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, UK
    Int J Parasitol 32:817-24. 2002
    ..This mutual interaction between host manipulation and parasite aggregation points to a set of ecological interactions that are easily missed in most experimental studies of either phenomenon...
  68. ncbi The consequences of self-fertilization and outcrossing of the cestode Schistocephalus solidus in its second intermediate host
    M Christen
    Max Planck Institute of Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 P1ön, Germany
    Parasitology 126:369-78. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, total worm weight in multiply infected fish was significantly lower than in singly infected ones, which thus might be a parasite life-history strategy...
  69. ncbi Effects of experimental Schistocephalus solidus infections on growth, morphology and sexual development of female three-spined sticklebacks, Gasterosteus aculeatus
    I Barber
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Wales Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
    Parasitology 126:359-67. 2003
    ..The results are discussed in relation to previous studies examining natural infections, and the value of utilizing experimental infections to examine ecological aspects of host-parasite interactions is discussed...
  70. ncbi Spermiogenesis in the proteocephalidean cestode Proteocephalus torulosus (Batsch, 1786)
    M Bruňanská
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 90:318-24. 2003
    ..The nucleus elongates and when both flagella are fused with the MCP, the nucleus subsequently migrates into the MCP. Finally, the advanced spermatids detach from a condensing residual cytoplasm at the level of the arching membranes...
  71. ncbi Helminths of pond-reared walleye from Wisconsin
    Patrick M Muzzall
    Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Parasitol 92:408-10. 2006
    ..in the lens that overestimated the prevalence of Diplostomum sp. found in a random subsample of 100 fingerlings examined with a microscope. Proteocephalus sp. and B. cuspidatus infected 14 and 12 fingerlings, respectively...
  72. ncbi Ultrastructure of the spermatozoon of the proteocephalidean cestode Proteocephalus torulosus (Batsch, 1786)
    M Bruňanská
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 89:345-51. 2003
    ..The mature spermatozoon of P. torulosus differs from that of other Proteocephalusspecies in the presence of a single crested body and in the morphology of its posterior end...
  73. ncbi Identification of life cycle stages of Cyathocephalus truncatus (Cestoda: spathebothriidea) using molecular techniques
    Bahram S Dezfuli
    Department of Biology, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Parasitol 88:632-4. 2002
    ..The results of this investigation show that the comparison of nucleotide sequence data may avoid misclassification of developmental stages of parasites, which use the same intermediate host...
  74. ncbi Nomimoscolex semenasae n sp (proteocephalidea: Monticelliidae), a cestode parasite of Diplomystes viedmensis (Pisces: Siluriformes) from the Patagonian region of Argentina
    Alicia A Gil De Pertierra
    Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Ciudad Universitaria, Pab II, 4 degrees Piso, Universidad de Buenos Aires, C1428EHA Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Syst Parasitol 53:183-90. 2002
    ..presence of spiniform microtriches on all regions of the scolex, proliferation zone and immature proglottis. This is the first record of a proteocephalidean tapeworm in D. viedmensis and in the family Diplomystidae...
  75. ncbi Evidence for the co-existence of separate strains or species of Ligula in Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland
    P D Olson
    Department of Zoology, The National History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK
    J Helminthol 76:171-4. 2002
    ..The co-existence of separate strains or species of Ligula in Lough Neagh probably resulted from the introduction of R. rutilus to these waters, correlated with an increase in the number of great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus)...
  76. ncbi Three new species of Rhinebothrium (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from the freshwater whipray, Himantura chaophraya, in Malaysian Borneo
    Claire J Healy
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    J Parasitol 92:364-74. 2006
    ..Each of the new species was examined with light and scanning electron microscopy. Two of the new species possess cilia on their bothridia, which have not previously been reported for members of this genus...
  77. ncbi [Distribution of the cestode Caryophyllaeides fennica (Cestoda: Lytocestidae) in the population of cyprinid fish in the Rybinsk water reservoir]
    A E Zhokhov
    Parazitologiia 37:127-33. 2003
    ..Different approaches to the estimation of the parasite abundance distribution among several host species (in terms of mean prevalence and intensity of the relative abundance of parasites) are discussed...
  78. ncbi Taxonomic status of Choanoscolex lamothei García-Prieto, 1990 (Cestoda: Proteocephalidea) using morphological and molecular evidence
    Tomáš Scholz
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Parasitol 89:1212-9. 2003
    ..Molecular data confirm the position of M. lamothei within Megathylacoides, which contains species parasitizing ictalurid fishes in North America...
  79. ncbi The taxonomic status of Spatulifer cf. maringaensis Pavanelli & Rego, 1989 (Eucestoda: Proteocephalidea) from Sorubim lima (Bloch & Schneider) (Pisces: Siluriformes), and the use of the microthrix pattern in the discrimination of Spatulifer spp
    Nathalia J Arredondo
    Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biologia Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon II, C1428EHA Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Syst Parasitol 70:223-36. 2008
    ..cf. maringaensis with S. maringaensis...
  80. ncbi The taxonomic status of Digramma (Pseudophyllidea: Ligulidae) inferred from DNA sequences
    Jingjing Li
    Ichthyology Laboratory, Department of Biology, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510275, People s Republic of China
    J Parasitol 89:792-9. 2003
    ..The present study also suggests that ITS1 and ND1 sequences can act as useful genetic markers to distinguish Ligula and Digramma...
  81. ncbi Seasonal and yearly population dynamics of two exotic helminths, Camallanus coti (Nematoda) and Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Cestoda), parasitizing exotic fishes in Waianu Stream, O'ahu, Hawaii
    Amanda G Vincent
    Department of Biological Sciences, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana 70402, USA
    J Parasitol 89:756-60. 2003
    ..2%, 1.06), with levels decreasing sharply in the summer of 1999 (4.4%, 0.07). It appears that B. acheilognathi also is present in stable populations at low levels, even though levels rose sharply during a single year...
  82. ncbi Reinvestigation of the spermatozoon ultrastructure of the cestode Proteocephalus longicollis (Zeder, 1800), a parasite of salmonid fish
    Magdaléna Bruňanská
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 91:357-62. 2003
    ..longicollis contain a single axoneme. The ultrastructural characteristics of the mature spermatozoon of P. longicollis coincide in their main features with those of the spermatozoon of P. torulosus, a parasite of cyprinid fish...
  83. ncbi Two new species of Macrobothridium (Cestoda: Diphyllidea) from rhinobatid elasmobranchs in the Gulf of Gabès, Tunisia, with notes on the status of the genus
    L Neifar
    , , Tunisie
    J Parasitol 87:673-80. 2001
    ..These are the first 2 species added to the genus since its establishment in 1989. A standardized formula for representing the number and arrangement of rostellar hooks in diphyllidean species is presented...
  84. ncbi Seasonal occurrence of the tapeworm Proteocephalus longicollis and its transmission from copepod intermediate host to fish
    V Hanzelová
    Parasitological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 04001 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Parasitol Res 91:130-6. 2003
    ..Overall transmission potential of P. longicollis was low, with only about 9% of juvenile specimens reaching maturity in common whitefish...
  85. ncbi Host specificity and geographical distribution of Eubothrium in European salmonid fish
    T Scholz
    Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Helminthol 77:255-62. 2003
    ..This study also confirmed the reliability of the morphology of the apical disc for the discrimination of E. crassum and E. salvelini...
  86. ncbi Schistocephalus solidus: a molecular test of premature gamete exchange for fertilization in the intermediate host Gasterosteus aculeatus
    Solveig Schjørring
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Limnology, D 24306 Plon, Germany
    Exp Parasitol 103:174-6. 2003
    ..solidus engaged in gamete exchange in its fish host. We suggest an alternative hypothesis to explain the higher hatching rate of eggs produced by cestodes from doubly infected fish as compared to those from single infections...
  87. ncbi Australicola pectinatus n. gen. and n. sp. (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) from the deep-sea fish Beryx splendens from Tasmania
    Roman Kuchta
    Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia and Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Parasitol 92:126-9. 2006
    ..It differs from these 2 genera, in addition to the characteristics listed above, in possessing a dendritic rather than an entire ovary. Australicola pectinatus n. sp. is the third cestode described from B. splendens...
  88. ncbi [Indigenous microflora associated with the tegument of Triaenophorus nodulosus (Cestoda) and the intestine of its pike host]
    Zh V Korneva
    Parazitologiia 40:535-46. 2006
    ..Thus, there is a normal indigenous microflora in cestodes, associated with the tegumental surface. This symbiotic microflora has specific morphological features and provides the balance of relations in the parasite-host system...
  89. ncbi Two new species of Paraorygmatobothrium (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from weasel sharks (Carcharhiniformes: Hemigaleidae) of Australia and Borneo
    Timothy R Ruhnke
    Department of Biology, West Virginia State University, H101, Institute, West Virginia 25112 1000, USA
    J Parasitol 92:145-50. 2006
    ..The generic diagnosis of Paraorygmatobothrium is emended to include the new species. The results of this study extend the distribution of Paraorygmatobothrium to include the carcharhinid shark family Hemigaleidae...
  90. ncbi Coproantigens in taeniasis and echinococcosis
    James C Allan
    Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, Bioscience Research Institute University of Salford, UK
    Parasitol Int 55:S75-80. 2006
    ..of modern immunodiagnostic or molecular diagnostic techniques has improved the diagnosis of the taeniid cestode infections, echinococcosis and taeniasis...
  91. pmc DNA differential diagnosis of taeniasis and cysticercosis by multiplex PCR
    Hiroshi Yamasaki
    Department of Parasitology Animal Laboratory for Medical Research, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 42:548-53. 2004
    ..saginata carriers. The application of the multiplex PCR would be useful not only for surveillance of taeniasis and cysticercosis control but also for the molecular epidemiological survey of these cestode infections.
  92. pmc Fact or hypothesis: Taenia crassiceps as a model for Taenia solium, and the S3Pvac vaccine
    M W Lightowlers
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Vic, Australia
    Parasite Immunol 32:701-9. 2010
    ..This review considers one selected issue pertaining to immunity to cestode infections and examines carefully the nature of the evidence that is available to support conclusions that have been ..
  93. ncbi Coproantigen detection in dogs experimentally and naturally infected with Echinococcus granulosus by a monoclonal antibody-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
    R Malgor
    Unidad de Biologia Parasitaria, Facultad de Ciencias, Instituto de Higiene, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Int J Parasitol 27:1605-12. 1997
    ..The ELISA detected all of four dogs naturally infected with E. granulosus, two dogs with patent infections of T. hydatigena and two dogs with no cestode infections, showing a sensitivity of 100% and a specificity of 96%.
  94. ncbi Role of the programmed Death-1 pathway in the suppressive activity of alternatively activated macrophages in experimental cysticercosis
    Luis I Terrazas
    Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Laboratory of Immunoparasitology, Unidad de Biomedicina, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Av de los Barrios 1, Los Reyes Iztacala, Edo de Mexico, Mexico
    Int J Parasitol 35:1349-58. 2005
    ..Thus, cestode infections induce macrophages alternatively activated with strong suppressive activity involving the PD-1/PD-L's pathway...
  95. ncbi The influence of climatic conditions on long-term changes in the helminth fauna of terrestrial molluscs and the implications for parasite transmission in southern England
    N J Morley
    School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK
    J Helminthol 82:325-35. 2008
    ..b>Cestode infections increased after combined wet spring and summer weather and low winter temperatures, although trematode ..
  96. ncbi Renewed hope for a vaccine against the intestinal adult Taenia solium
    Edda Sciutto
    Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, A P 70228, DF Mexico
    J Parasitol 93:824-31. 2007
    Review of experimental and observational evidence about various cestode infections of mammalian hosts revives hope for the development of an effective vaccine against adult intestinal tapeworms, the central protagonists in their ..
  97. ncbi Human Taenia eggs develop into cysticerci in scid mice
    A Ito
    Department of Parasitology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Parasitology 114:85-8. 1997
    ..Their morphology suggested that the cysticerci were more advanced than those in the intermediate host animals. It is suggested that scid mice are valuable experimental animal models for studying human taeniid cestode infections.
  98. ncbi Immunodiagnostic and molecular approaches for the detection of taeniid cestode infections
    Akira Ito
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Japan
    Trends Parasitol 19:377-81. 2003
    ..In addition, the use of molecular approaches for strain identification and control of parasite transmission is discussed...
  99. ncbi Progress in diagnosis, treatment and elimination of echinococcosis and cysticercosis
    Peter M Schantz
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Parasitol Int 55:S7-S13. 2006
    ..achieved in recent decades that has led to greater understanding of the biology and epidemiology of these cestode infections. The greatest remaining challenges are to apply this knowledge and technology to improved medical management ..
  100. pmc Oxfendazole treatment of sheep with naturally acquired hydatid disease
    E L Dueger
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 43:2263-7. 1999
    ..If found safe in humans, oxfendazole may prove to be a useful and inexpensive treatment for cestode infections in humans...
  101. ncbi Cryptic species of Didymobothrium rudolphii (Cestoda: Spathebothriidea) from the sand sole, Solea lascaris, off the Portuguese coast, with an analysis of their molecules, morphology, ultrastructure and phylogeny
    J F Marques
    Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciencias, Instituto de Oceanografia, Campo Grande, 1749 016 Lisboa, Portugal
    Parasitology 134:1057-72. 2007
    ..The concordance of genetic differences with variation in host diet according to season and locality could account for sympatric speciation occurring in the central region of the Portuguese coast...

Research Grants3

  1. REGULATION OF INTESTINAL FUNCTION BY ADULT TAPEWORMS
    JOHN OAKS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    b>Cestode infections are insidious when from the larval stages of these parasites. They may cause serious liver, vascular or central nervous disease which can lead to death...
  2. IMMUNOLOGY OF LARVAL TAPEWORM INFECTION
    Jeffrey Williams; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Taeniid cestode infections in man and animals consititue a serious zoonotic and economic problem throughout the world...
  3. Ecosystem disturbance and multiscale transmission of a zoonotic wildlife pathogen
    Philip Craig; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....