trematode infections

Summary

Summary: Infections caused by infestation with worms of the class Trematoda.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Agrochemicals increase trematode infections in a declining amphibian species
    Jason R Rohr
    Biology Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Nature 455:1235-9. 2008
  2. pmc Food-borne trematodiases
    Jennifer Keiser
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Rev 22:466-83. 2009
  3. pmc Emerging foodborne trematodiasis
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1507-14. 2005
  4. pmc Foodborne intestinal flukes in Southeast Asia
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 47:S69-102. 2009
  5. ncbi Food-borne intestinal trematodiases in humans
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 93:159-70. 2004
  6. pmc Fishborne zoonotic intestinal trematodes, Vietnam
    Do Trung Dung
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1828-33. 2007
  7. pmc Plagiorchis muris infection in Apodemus agrarius from northern Gyeonggi-do (Province) near the demilitarized zone
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 45:153-6. 2007
  8. pmc Fish-borne zoonotic trematodes in cultured and wild-caught freshwater fish from the Red River Delta, Vietnam
    Van Thi Phan
    Centre for Environment and Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture, Research Institute for Aquaculture No 1, Tu Son, Vietnam
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:861-6. 2010
  9. ncbi Trematode infections: liver and lung flukes
    Thomas Fürst
    University of Basel, Petersplatz 1, CH 4003 Basel, Switzerland
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 26:399-419. 2012
  10. pmc Prevention and control of fish-borne zoonotic trematodes in fish nurseries, Vietnam
    Jesper Hedegaard Clausen
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Grønnegaardsvej 15, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1438-45. 2012

Research Grants

  1. AFB1 AND P53 CARCINOGENESIS IN HBSAG TRANSGENIC MICE
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. WETLAND URBANIZATION GRADIENTS AND VECTOR BORNE DISEASES
    JOSEPH KIESECKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. HEPTOCYTE PROLIFERATION AND AFLATOXIN METABOLISM
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. DIFFERENTIATION OF BLOOD STEM CELLS INTO LIVER CELLS
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. STEM CELLS AND AGING
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2008
  6. Anti-pathogen responses in Biomphalaria glabrata
    COENRAAD ADEMA; Fiscal Year: 2008
  7. STEM CELLS AND HEPATOCARCINOGENESIS
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2009
  8. Anti-pathogen responses in Biomphalaria glabrata
    COENRAAD M ADEMA; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. Molecular Studies of Immunoparasitology in Snails
    Si Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications243 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Agrochemicals increase trematode infections in a declining amphibian species
    Jason R Rohr
    Biology Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Nature 455:1235-9. 2008
    ..with elevated trematode loads, further supporting a causal relationship between atrazine and elevated trematode infections in amphibians...
  2. pmc Food-borne trematodiases
    Jennifer Keiser
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Rev 22:466-83. 2009
    ..Current research needs are emphasized...
  3. pmc Emerging foodborne trematodiasis
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1507-14. 2005
    ..This is supported by reviewing aquaculture development in countries endemic for foodborne trematodiasis over the past 10-50 years. Future and sustainable control of foodborne trematodiasis is discussed...
  4. pmc Foodborne intestinal flukes in Southeast Asia
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 47:S69-102. 2009
    ..Praziquantel is effective for most intestinal fluke infections. Continued efforts to understand epidemiological significance of intestinal fluke infections, with detection of further human cases, are required...
  5. ncbi Food-borne intestinal trematodiases in humans
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 93:159-70. 2004
    ..Because most of the implicated species are in the Echinostomatidae and Heterophyidae, emphasis in the review is placed on species in these families...
  6. pmc Fishborne zoonotic intestinal trematodes, Vietnam
    Do Trung Dung
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1828-33. 2007
    ..90.4% of all worms recovered). These results demonstrate that fishborne intestinal parasites are an unrecognized food safety risk in a country whose people have a strong tradition of eating raw fish...
  7. pmc Plagiorchis muris infection in Apodemus agrarius from northern Gyeonggi-do (Province) near the demilitarized zone
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 45:153-6. 2007
    ..0), and April (0). None of the other animal species were found infected with P. muris. The results reveal that A. agrarius is a natural definitive host for P. muris, and infection rates and worm burdens vary seasonally and geographically...
  8. pmc Fish-borne zoonotic trematodes in cultured and wild-caught freshwater fish from the Red River Delta, Vietnam
    Van Thi Phan
    Centre for Environment and Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture, Research Institute for Aquaculture No 1, Tu Son, Vietnam
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:861-6. 2010
    ..These results underscore the need for greater awareness of the risk from raw fish dishes among public health agencies and consumers...
  9. ncbi Trematode infections: liver and lung flukes
    Thomas Fürst
    University of Basel, Petersplatz 1, CH 4003 Basel, Switzerland
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 26:399-419. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Prevention and control of fish-borne zoonotic trematodes in fish nurseries, Vietnam
    Jesper Hedegaard Clausen
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Grønnegaardsvej 15, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1438-45. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of interventions for reducing prevalence and intensity of fish-borne zoonotic trematode infections in juvenile fish, we compared transmission rates at nurseries in the Red River Delta, northern Vietnam...
  11. ncbi Is the population genetic structure of complex life cycle parasites determined by the geographic range of the most motile host?
    Katja Riikka Louhi
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Centre of Excellence in Evolutionary Research, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Infect Genet Evol 10:1271-7. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that parasite dispersal in the definitive host may limit local cycling of the parasites in the intermediate host populations...
  12. pmc One day is enough: rapid and specific host-parasite interactions in a stickleback-trematode system
    Gisep Rauch
    Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Biol Lett 2:382-4. 2006
    ..Such interactions require a fast genotype specific defence, suggesting the importance of other defence mechanisms than the too slow, fully mounted adaptive immune system in vertebrates...
  13. ncbi Parasite resistance and avoidance behaviour in preventing eye fluke infections in fish
    A Karvonen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, FI 40014, University of Jyvaskyla
    Parasitology 129:159-64. 2004
    ..We conclude that by using a combination of behavioural avoidance and physiological resistance, fish could defend against the parasite more effectively...
  14. ncbi Immunology and pathology of intestinal trematodes in their definitive hosts
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Adv Parasitol 63:285-365. 2006
    ..Following this coverage, we include a final section on the important topical literature on selected trematodes in families other than the six mentioned above...
  15. ncbi Transmission, infectivity and survival of Diplostomum spathaceum cercariae
    A Karvonen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, P O Box 35, 40014, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Parasitology 127:217-24. 2003
    ..The per capita transmission rate was frequency dependent and averaged 0.341/h (+/- 0.036)...
  16. ncbi Food-borne intestinal trematode infections in the Republic of Korea
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, South Korea
    Parasitol Int 51:129-54. 2002
    ..Host-parasite relationships, pathogenesis and pathology, immunity, clinical aspects, differential diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of these intestinal trematodes are briefly discussed...
  17. pmc High prevalence of liver and intestinal fluke infections among residents of Savannakhet Province in Laos
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 45:213-8. 2007
    ..taichui, P. molenkampi, echinostomes, H. pumilio, P. bonnei, and H. yokogawai. The results indicate that foodborne liver and intestinal fluke infections are prevalent among residents of Savannakhet Province, Laos...
  18. ncbi Food-borne trematode infections of humans in the United States of America
    Bernard Fried
    Biology Department, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 106:1263-80. 2010
    ..Treatment of the FBT mentioned in this review consists of various regimens of praziquantel, except for F. hepatica where the drug of choice is triclabendazole...
  19. ncbi Prevalence and risks for fishborne zoonotic trematode infections in domestic animals in a highly endemic area of North Vietnam
    Thi Lan Anh Nguyen
    National Institute of Veterinary Research, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Acta Trop 112:198-203. 2009
    ..Therefore, education of farmers to avoid feeding raw fish and to perform regular anthelmintic treatment of dogs, cats and pigs is needed in integrated FZT control programs...
  20. ncbi Towards improved diagnosis of zoonotic trematode infections in Southeast Asia
    Maria Vang Johansen
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Adv Parasitol 73:171-95. 2010
    ..The future development of virtual microscopy to be used for diagnosis of parasitic infections in the field could make ordinary microscopy obsolete by electronically capturing specimens at point-of-contact in remote areas...
  21. pmc Fishborne trematode metacercariae detected in freshwater fish from Vientiane Municipality and Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR
    Han Jong Rim
    Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul 136 705, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 46:253-60. 2008
    ..e. O. viverrini, H. taichui, H. yokogawai and C. formosanus, are prevalent in various species of freshwater fish from Savannakhet Province and Vientiane Municipality, Lao PDR...
  22. pmc Haplorchis taichui as a possible etiologic agent of irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms
    Dorn Watthanakulpanich
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Korean J Parasitol 48:225-9. 2010
    ..This study has reported a possible link between H. taichui and IBS, and H. taichui might probably play a role in the etiology of these IBS-like symptoms...
  23. ncbi Resistance against eye flukes: naïve versus previously infected fish
    Anssi Karvonen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, 40014, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Parasitol Res 95:55-9. 2005
    ..0-89.1%. Parasite establishment was also affected by fish host density as fewer parasites were found in fish in higher densities. The implications of these results for the fish-farming industry and fish-stocking protocols are discussed...
  24. pmc Centrocestus formosanus (Digenea: Heterophyidae) encysted in the freshwater fish, Puntius brevis, from Lao PDR
    Eun Taek Han
    Department of Parasitology, Kangwon National University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Republic of Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 46:49-53. 2008
    ..caninus (Leiper, 1913), is briefly discussed. It has been first verified by adult worm recovery that C. formosanus is prevalent in Vientiane areas of Lao PDR, taking the freshwater fish, P. brevis, as a second intermediate host...
  25. ncbi The food-borne trematode zoonoses of Vietnam
    Nguyen Van De
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:12-34. 2003
    ..Finally, the authors present recommendations for further research to provide a more comprehensive picture of the status of these zoonoses, and to obtain the risk assessment information needed to design prevention and control programs...
  26. pmc Apodemus agrarius as a new definitive host for Neodiplostomum seoulense
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 45:157-61. 2007
    ..2), winter (4.5), and summer (3.3). This study first confirms that A. agrarius is a natural definitive host for N. seoulense, and demonstrates that the infection rates and intensities vary seasonally and geographically...
  27. ncbi Patterns of cercarial production from Diplostomum spathaceum: terminal investment or bet hedging?
    A Karvonen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, P O Box 35, FI 410014, University of Jyvaskyla
    Parasitology 129:87-92. 2004
    ..Fewer cercariae were released at night, which may increase transmission efficiency to diurnally-active fish hosts. The mechanisms associated with daily cercarial production are discussed...
  28. pmc Farm-level risk factors for fish-borne zoonotic trematode infection in integrated small-scale fish farms in northern Vietnam
    Van Thi Phan
    Department of Large Animal Sciences, Section of Veterinary Epidemiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e742. 2010
    ..Interventions in aquaculture should be based on knowledge of the main risk factors associated with FZT transmission...
  29. pmc Animal reservoir hosts and fish-borne zoonotic trematode infections on fish farms, Vietnam
    Nguyen Thi Lan-Anh
    National Institute of Veterinary Research, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:540-6. 2009
    ..These results, combined with data from previous investigations in this community, imply that domestic animals serve as reservoir hosts for FZT and therefore must be included in any control programs to prevent FZT infection in humans...
  30. ncbi Occurrence and species distribution of fishborne zoonotic trematodes in wastewater-fed aquaculture in northern Vietnam
    Thi Hop Nguyen
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Trop Med Int Health 12:66-72. 2007
    ..To assess the risk of fishborne zoonotic trematode (FZT) infection in fish reared in wastewater-fed ponds in peri-urban areas of northern Vietnam...
  31. pmc Population dynamics and host reactions in young foxes following experimental infection with the minute intestinal fluke, Haplorchis pumilio
    Sofie Nissen
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Parasit Vectors 6:4. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the infection dynamics and clinical symptoms in the final hosts which include a range of animal species and man. We aimed to generate such information using an experimental model with H. pumilio in foxes...
  32. pmc Relationship between snail population density and infection status of snails and fish with zoonotic trematodes in Vietnamese carp nurseries
    Jesper Hedegaard Clausen
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1945. 2012
    ..In this study, we analyzed the association between snail population density and heterophyid trematode infection in snails with the rate of FZT transmission to juvenile fish raised in carp nurseries...
  33. pmc Echinostome flukes receovered from humans in Khammouane Province, Lao PDR
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 50:269-72. 2012
    ..revolutum, A. malayanum, and Euparyphium sp. for the first time in Lao PDR. These results indicate that the surveyed villages of Khammouane Province, Lao PDR are low-grade endemic foci of echinostomiasis...
  34. pmc Prevalence of zoonotic metacercariae in two species of grouper, Epinephelus coioides and Epinephelus bleekeri, and flathead mullet, Mugil cephalus, in Vietnam
    Dung The Vo
    Research Institute for Aquaculture No 3, Nha Trang, Vietnam
    Korean J Parasitol 46:77-82. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi Distribution of freshwater snails in family-based VAC ponds and associated waterbodies with special reference to intermediate hosts of fish-borne zoonotic trematodes in Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam
    Bui Thi Dung
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
    Acta Trop 116:15-23. 2010
    ..This paper describes the distribution of freshwater snails and occurrence of trematode infections in these in VAC ponds and associated habitats as part of a major study on risk factors of FZT infections in ..
  36. ncbi Raw-fish-eating behavior and fishborne zoonotic trematode infection in people of northern Vietnam
    Van Thi Phan
    Centre for Environment and Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture, Research Institute for Aquaculture No 1, Tu Son, Bac Ninh, Vietnam
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 8:255-60. 2011
    ....
  37. doi T-helper-1 and T-helper-2 immune responses in mice infected with the intestinal fluke Neodiplostomum seoulense: their possible roles in worm expulsion and host fatality
    Eun Hee Shin
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
    J Parasitol 93:1036-45. 2007
    ..This study shows that mixed Th1 and Th2 responses occur during the course of N. seoulense infection in BALB/c mice. Heavy infiltrations of macrophages in the small intestine may participate in host damage and worm expulsion...
  38. pmc Decrease of Metagonimus yokogawai endemicity along the Tamjin River basin
    Jin Ju Lee
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 46:289-91. 2008
    ..It is suggested that the endemicity of M. yokogawai infection along the Tamjin River has been reduced. To confirm this suggestion, the status of infection in snail and fish intermediate hosts should be investigated...
  39. ncbi Advances in metabolic profiling of experimental nematode and trematode infections
    Yulan Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Magnetic Resonance and Atomic and Molecular Physics, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    Adv Parasitol 73:373-404. 2010
    ..Finally, we explore how the insight gained with experimental infections could be transferred to human populations and conclude with a section on research needs with regard to molecular diagnostics in parasitology...
  40. ncbi Host immunization shapes interspecific associations in trematode parasites
    Anssi Karvonen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Centre of Excellence in Evolutionary Research, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Anim Ecol 78:945-52. 2009
    ..This implies that correlative results suggesting non-interactive community structure in general may be obscured by the sequence of previous parasite exposure and corresponding dynamics of host immunization...
  41. ncbi Update on the diagnosis and treatment of food-borne trematode infections
    Jennifer Keiser
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Basel, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:513-20. 2010
    More than 40 million people are affected by food-borne trematode infections. Diagnosis is unsatisfactory and there are only two drugs available for treatment and control: praziquantel and triclabendazole...
  42. pmc Prevalence of the intestinal flukes Haplorchis taichui and H. yokogawai in a mountainous area of Phongsaly Province, Lao PDR
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 48:339-42. 2010
    ..The results indicate that the mountainous area of Phongsaly Province, Lao PDR, is not endemic for the liver fluke but endemic for intestinal flukes, in particular, Haplorchis taichui and H. yokogawai...
  43. pmc Freshwater aquaculture nurseries and infection of fish with zoonotic trematodes, Vietnam
    Van Thi Phan
    Centre for Environment Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture Research Institute for Aquaculture No 1, Bac Ninh, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1905-9. 2010
    ....
  44. ncbi Natural infection by Paramphistomoidea Stiles and Goldberger, 1910 trematodes in wild Marsh Deer (Blastocerus dichotomus Illiger, 1815) from Sérgio Mottas's hydroelectric power station flooding area
    Cristiano G do Nascimento
    Departamento de Medicina Veterinária Preventiva e Reprodução Animal, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Via de acesso Prof Paulo Donato Castellane, S N, Jaboticabal, SP, 14887 900, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 15:133-7. 2006
    ..All necropsied animals were infected by helminths. Paramphistomum cervi was the most prevalent species, while Zygocotyle lunatum was found in only one animal...
  45. ncbi Rare human infection with the trematode Echinochasmus japonicus in Lao PDR
    Somphou Sayasone
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitol Int 58:106-9. 2009
    ..The frequent consumption of raw or insufficiently cooked freshwater fish and other aquatic products is the root cause of acquiring rare zoonotic infections such as E. japonicus...
  46. ncbi Current status of food-borne trematode infections
    R Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1705-18. 2012
    ..In this review, we describe the biology, medical and epidemiological features, and current treatment and diagnostic tools of the main groups of flukes and the corresponding diseases...
  47. ncbi Histological analysis of trematodes in Dreissena polymorpha: their location, pathogenicity, and distinguishing morphological characteristics
    Franck Laruelle
    CEDRE, Brest, France
    J Parasitol 88:856-63. 2002
    ..These images, in conjunction with the morphological descriptions presented, should assist researchers in identifying the 4 major trematode taxa that they are likely to encounter in the tissue sections of zebra mussels...
  48. ncbi Global warming and temperature-mediated increases in cercarial emergence in trematode parasites
    R Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Parasitology 132:143-51. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi Assessment of climatic and orographic conditions on the infection by Calicophoron daubneyi and Dicrocoelium dendriticum in grazing beef cattle (NW Spain)
    P Diaz
    Animal Pathology Department, Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Epidemiology and Zoonoses, Veterinary Faculty, Santiago de Compostela University, 27002 Lugo, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 149:285-9. 2007
    ....
  50. pmc Epidemiological study of clonorchiasis and metagonimiasis along the Geum-gang (River) in Okcheon-gun (county), Korea
    Gye Sung Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sun General Hospital, Daejeon 301 131, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 40:9-16. 2002
    ..However, there is still a high prevalence of infection with C. sinensis and Metagonimus sp. in this region, especially in the riverside area...
  51. ncbi Mixed infections with Opisthorchis viverrini and intestinal flukes in residents of Vientiane Municipality and Saravane Province in Laos
    J Y Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    J Helminthol 79:283-9. 2005
    ....
  52. pmc Fishborne trematode metacercariae in Luang Prabang, Khammouane, and Saravane Province, Lao PDR
    Han Jong Rim
    Department of Parasitology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul 136 705, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 51:107-14. 2013
    ..In the present study, it has been confirmed that FBT metacercariae, in particular, H. taichui, H. yokogawai, and O. viverrini, are highly prevalent in fish from Luang Prabang, Khammouane, and Saravane Province, Lao PDR...
  53. ncbi Haplorchis taichui: worm recovery rate and immune responses in infected rats (Rattus norvegicus)
    Supap Saenphet
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiangmai, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Exp Parasitol 120:175-9. 2008
    ..taichui from rat intestine. However, the mechanism by which the MMC result in the helminth expulsion still need to be understood, and it is recommended that other cells such as goblet cells be studied further...
  54. ncbi Robinia aurata n. g., n. sp. (Digenea: Hemiuridae) from the mugilid Liza aurata with a molecular confirmation of its position within the Hemiuroidea
    P Pankov
    Central Laboratory of General Ecology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Gagarin Street, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Parasitology 133:217-27. 2006
    ..Finally, there was poor support for the distinct status of the Lecithasteridae and Hemiuridae, following previous suggestions based on different sequence data sets. A key to genera of the Bunocotylinae is presented...
  55. ncbi Monitoring and treatment of Fascioloides magna in semi-farm red deer husbandry in Croatia
    Z Janicki
    The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Vet Res Commun 29:83-8. 2005
    ..The most effective antiparasitic treatment was implemented on herd and individual treatment. Treatment was extended to the free-ranging population of deer in the same region...
  56. ncbi Trematode infections in freshwater snails and cattle from the Kafue wetlands of Zambia during a period of highest cattle-water contact
    A M Phiri
    Clinical Studies Department, School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Zambia, PO Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Helminthol 81:85-92. 2007
    ..were collected from six areas in the Kafue wetlands between August and October 2003 to assess larval trematode infections. Of these, 135 (13.7%) were positive. Most trematode infections were recorded from Lymnaea natalensis (42...
  57. ncbi Pseudodiplectanum syrticum n. sp. (Monogenea: Diplectanidae), a parasite of Synapturichthys kleinii (Teleostei: Soleidae) from off Tunisia
    Hela Derbel
    Laboratoire d Ecobiologie Animale, Faculte des Sciences de Sfax, BP 802, Sfax 3018, Tunisia
    Syst Parasitol 68:225-31. 2007
    ..In P. syrticum the ventral transverse bar and dorso-lateral bars are longer than those of P. gibsoni (114 vs 69.5-89 microm and 48 vs 33-44 microm, respectively)...
  58. ncbi The giant liver fluke Fascioloides magna (Bassi 1875) in cervids in the Czech Republic and potential of its spreading to Germany
    Adam Novobilský
    Department of Veterinary Ecology and Environmental Protection, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Palackeho 1 3, 612 42, Brno, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 100:549-53. 2007
    ..magna infection were discovered in all localities in the Sumava mountains where F. magna was observed; this has epizootiological importance due to the possibility of the spread of F. magna into the German territory (Bavaria)...
  59. ncbi Evidence of Haplorchis taichui infection as pathogenic parasite: three case reports
    Kom Sukontason
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:388-90. 2005
    ..This finding clearly indicated H. taichui as pathogenic; thus prevention of infection and treatment should be paramount...
  60. ncbi Life cycle of Brachylaima mascomai n. sp. (Trematoda: Brachylaimidae), a parasite of rats in the Llobregat delta (Spain)
    Mercedes Gracenea
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Barcelona, Spain
    J Parasitol 88:124-33. 2002
    ..Vitellaria extend from between middle level and anterior margin of anterior testis to between middle level and posterior margin of acetabulum. Uterus almost reaches the intestinal bifurcation...
  61. pmc Egg laying capacity of Haplorchis taichui (Digenea: Heterophyidae) in humans
    Megumi Sato
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Korean J Parasitol 47:315-8. 2009
    ..Eggs per day per worm (EPDPW) of H. taichui were estimated 82 from egg counts and expelled worms. The EPG was not well correlated with the worm burden, and a reverse correlation was observed between the EPDPW and the worm burden...
  62. ncbi Preliminary studies on developing a nested PCR assay for molecular diagnosis and identification of nematode (Heterakis isolonche) and trematode (Glaphyrostomum sp.) in Okinawa rail (Gallirallus okinawae)
    Chen Zhao
    Laboratory for Intellectual Fundamentals for Environmental Studies, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tuskuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 163:156-60. 2009
    ..The results indicated this new nested PCR protocol was available for the identification of parasites and of value to clinical application...
  63. ncbi Update on trematode infections in sheep
    F A Rojo-Vazquez
    Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Leon, 24071 Leon, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 189:15-38. 2012
    ..Finally, Schistosoma spp. are found in the blood vessels of ruminants and are of minor importance in temperate regions. The manuscript concentrates on trematode species of veterinary importance for domestic sheep...
  64. ncbi Prevalence of mixed trematode infections in an abattoir receiving cattle from northern Portugal and north-west Spain
    M Arias
    Parasitic diseases, Epidemiology and Zoonoses, Animal Pathology Department, University of Santiago de Compostela, 27002 Lugo, Spain
    Vet Rec 168:408. 2011
    ..05). Twenty per cent (95 per cent CI 15 to 25 per cent) of the cattle positive for Fasciola also had Calicophoron species; 10 per cent (95 per cent CI 6 to 14 per cent) also had small liver flukes (Dicrocoelium species)...
  65. ncbi Description of the life-cycle stages of Brachylaima cribbi n. sp. (Digenea: Brachylaimidae) derived from eggs recovered from human faeces in Australia
    A R Butcher
    Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 28 Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    Syst Parasitol 49:211-21. 2001
    ..B. cribbi n. sp. is the first brachylaimid known to have infected humans and is probably of European origin, as the intermediate host snails were all introduced into Australia from Europe...
  66. ncbi Experimental infection with the small intestinal trematode, Haplorchis pumilio, in young dogs
    Sofie Nissen
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Groennegaardsvej 15, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Vet Parasitol 191:138-42. 2013
    ..were observed in the infected group and no macroscopic pathological changes could be assigned to the trematode infections, neither did histopathological examination of the intestine reveal any differences between the infected and ..
  67. ncbi Survey for fishborne zoonotic metacercariae in farmed grouper in Vietnam
    Bui Ngoc Thanh
    FIBOZOPA Office, Research Institute for Aquaculture No 1, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:1037-9. 2009
    ..coioides was 10.0% and 1.2% in 172 E. bleekeri. Since little is known of their ecology and epidemiology, further investigation of these zoonotic parasites is needed to develop prevention guidelines...
  68. ncbi Occurrence of some medically important flukes (Trematoda: Opisthorchiidae and Heterophyidae) in Nam Ngum water reservoir, Laos
    O Ditrich
    Institute of Parasitology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Ceske Budejovice
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 21:482-8. 1990
    ..The study revealed that the best predictor of the existence of small fluke foci and their species composition in the area studied was the second intermediate host-fish...
  69. ncbi Digenean diversity in labrid fish from the Bay of Bizerte in Tunisia
    L Gargouri Ben Abdalah
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tunis, 2092 Manar II, Tunisia
    J Helminthol 84:27-33. 2010
    ..alacris) or in spring and summer (Z. rubellus). The levels of infection and digenean faunal diversity in labrid fish from the Tunisian coasts are generally lower than those from localities within the western Mediterranean...
  70. ncbi Gastrointestinal helminthes in stray cats (Felis catus) from Aizawl, Mizoram, India
    S K Borthakur
    Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Central Agrilcultural University, Selesih, Aizawl, Mizoram, India
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:255-8. 2011
    ..1%), Ancylostoma tubaeforme (7.4%) and Opisthorchis sp (3.7%). Co-infection with T. taeniaeformis and T. cati was seen in 48.1% (13/27), indicating the possibility of these cats were paratenic hosts for toxocariasis in cats...
  71. ncbi Behavioral responses of Poecilia vivipara (Osteichthyies: Cyprinodontiformes) to experimental infections of Acanthocollaritrema umbilicatum (Digenea: Cryptogonimidae)
    Everton G N Santos
    Laboratório de Avaliação e Promoção a Saúde Ambiental, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Av Brazil 4 365, Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21040 360, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 127:522-6. 2011
    ..The swimming behavior of P. vivipara changed influenced by an intensity-dependence on metacercariae of A. umbilicatum, supporting the prediction that parasites are able to alter the behavior of their hosts...
  72. ncbi Parasite alteration of host shape: a quantitative approach to gigantism helps elucidate evolutionary advantages
    H O McCarthy
    School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Belfast, Co Antrim, N Ireland BT37 0QB
    Parasitology 128:7-14. 2004
    ....
  73. pmc [Cercarial dermatitis in Europe: a new public health problem?]
    L de Gentile
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Mycologie, Centre hospitalier universitaire CHU, Angers, France
    Bull World Health Organ 74:159-63. 1996
    ..In the light of the observations reported here and the analysis of recent publications, cercarial dermatitis may be regarded as an emerging disease. Its public health impact needs to be evaluated at the global level...
  74. ncbi Copro-DNA diagnosis of Opisthorchis viverrini and Haplorchis taichui infection in an endemic area of Lao PDR
    Megumi Sato
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:28-35. 2010
    ..These results showed that copro-DNA diagnosis was useful for the differential diagnosis of O. viverrini and H. taichui infection, which could not be discriminated by microscopy...
  75. ncbi Larval trematode infections in freshwater snails from the highveld and lowveld areas of Zimbabwe
    G Chingwena
    University of Zimbabwe, Department of Paraclinical Veterinary Studies, Box MP 167, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Helminthol 76:283-93. 2002
    ..6%) harboured patent trematode infections. Eight morphologically distinguishable types of cercariae were identified...
  76. ncbi Geographical distribution of Metagonimus yokogawai and M. miyatai in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, and their site preferences in the sweetfish, Plecoglossus altivelis, and hamsters
    Hideto Kino
    Department of Parasitology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1 20 1 Handayama, Hamamatsu 431 3192, Japan
    Parasitol Int 55:201-6. 2006
    ..On examination of adult worms in the hamster's intestine, M. yokogawai was mainly located towards the anterior part of the intestine, unlike M. miyatai, suggesting that in mammalian host too, the parasites have site preference...
  77. pmc High endemicity of Metagonimus yokogawai infection among residents of Samchok-shi, Kangwon-do
    J Y Chai
    Department of Parasitology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 38:33-6. 2000
    ..A total of 242,119 adult flukes (average 22,010 per person, 367-119,650 in range) was collected from diarrheic stools, all of which were identified as M. yokogawai. The results show that M. yokogawai is still highly endemic in this area...
  78. ncbi Being successful in the world of narrow opportunities: transmission patterns of the trematode Ichthyocotylurus pileatus
    A Faltýnková
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, PO Box 35 YA, FI 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Parasitology 136:1375-82. 2009
    ..We emphasize the importance of holistic approaches combining aspects of multiple host species in studies on transmission of complex life-cycle parasites...
  79. ncbi Ichthyocotylurus erraticus (Digenea: Strigeidae): factors affecting infection intensity and the effects of infection on pollan ( Coregonus autumnalis ), a glacial relict fish
    C Harrod
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Parasitology 131:511-9. 2005
    ....
  80. pmc Fishborne trematode metacercariae in freshwater fish from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 47:249-57. 2009
    ..In particular, 4 species of intestinal flukes, M. yokogawai, H. taichui, H. pumilio, and C. formosanus, were prevalent in fish hosts, whereas C. sinensis metacercariae were detected only in 3 fish species...
  81. pmc Epidemiological survey on the infection of intestinal flukes in residents of Muan-gun, Jeollanam-do, the Republic of Korea
    Shin Hyeong Cho
    National Institute of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Seoul 122 701, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 48:133-8. 2010
    ..By the present study, it was confirmed that A. felis is a new intestinal fluke infecting humans, and residents in Muan-gun, Jeollanam-do are infected with variable species of intestinal trematodes...
  82. ncbi Chapter 3. Recent advances in the biology of echinostomes
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Adv Parasitol 69:147-204. 2009
    ..We then highlight host-parasite interactions between echinostomes and their intermediate and definitive hosts with emphasis on the application of novel techniques to these topics...
  83. pmc Synergism between trematode infection and pesticide exposure: a link to amphibian limb deformities in nature?
    Joseph M Kiesecker
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802 5301, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9900-4. 2002
    ....
  84. ncbi Chemotherapy for major food-borne trematodes: a review
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, PO Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:1711-26. 2004
    Food-borne trematode infections, caused by liver flukes (Clonorchis, Fasciola, Opisthorchis), lung flukes (Paragonimus) and intestinal flukes (Echinostoma, Fasciolopsis, heterophyids), are significant public health problems, most notably ..
  85. ncbi Fishborne zoonotic trematodes in raw fish dishes served in restaurants in Nam Dinh Province and Hanoi, Vietnam
    Thi Kim Chi Tran
    Centre for Environment and Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture, Research Institute for Aquaculture No 1, Dinh Bang, Tu Son, Bac Ninh, Vietnam
    J Food Prot 72:2394-9. 2009
    ..Also, the high densities of MC in the remainder parts (2.3 to 72.9 MC per 50 g) pose a threat for cross-contamination during dish preparation...
  86. pmc Discovery of Maritrema jebuensis n. sp. (Digenea: Microphallidae) from the Asian Shore Crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus, in Korea
    Ok Sik Chung
    Chungnam Development Institute, Gongju 314 140, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 48:335-8. 2010
    ..jebuensis n. sp. after the island where the second intermediate hosts were collected. From this study, it has been shown that Maritrema sp. is distributed in Korea and transmitted by the Asian shore crab, H. sanguineus...
  87. ncbi Comparative morphology of eggs of the Haplorchiinae (Trematoda: Heterophyidae) and some other medically important heterophyid and opisthorchiid flukes
    O Ditrich
    Institute of Parasitology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Ceske Budejovice
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 39:123-32. 1992
    ..The problems of identification of eggs in human stool samples and suitability of using morphological criteria such as shape and size of eggs are discussed herein...
  88. ncbi Description de deux nouvelles espèces de Lamellodiscus Johnston & Tiegs, 1922 (Monogenea: Diplectanidae) du groupe morphologique 'ignoratus', parasites de Diplodus sargus et D. vulgaris (Teleostei: Sparidae)
    F Amine
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculte des Sciences Biologiques, U S T H B, BP 32, El Alia, Bab Ezzouar, Alger, Algerie
    Syst Parasitol 64:37-45. 2006
    ..Two new species, L. falcus n. sp. and L. neifari n. sp. form part of the 'ignoratus' subgroup. These species are distinguished by the morphology and the size of the sclerotised parts of the haptor and copulatory organ...
  89. ncbi A molecular phylogeny of the genus Ichthyocotylurus (Digenea, Strigeidae)
    A S Bell
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Int J Parasitol 31:833-42. 2001
    ..The ITS2 locus was extremely conserved, with less than 1% variation between species. No intra-specific variation was recorded for any CO1 or ITS2 sequences...
  90. ncbi Relationship of tadpole stage to location of echinostome cercariae encystment and the consequences for tadpole survival
    Anna M Schotthoefer
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 89:475-82. 2003
    ..Exposures of metamorphic frogs (poststage 46) to cercariae revealed that these individuals can become infected with echinostomes. Collectively, our data highlight the host stage-dependent dynamics of tadpole-echinostome interactions...
  91. pmc Molecular systematics of the avian schistosome genus Trichobilharzia (Trematoda: Schistosomatidae) in North America
    Sara V Brant
    Department of Biology and Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology, Division of Parasitology, Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico, 167 Castetter Hall, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110, USA
    J Parasitol 95:941-63. 2009
    ....
  92. pmc Gynaecotyla squatarolae (Digenea: Microphallidae) from rats experimentally infected with metacercariae from the shore crab, Macrophthalmus dilatatus
    Min Seo
    Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, Republic of Korea com
    Korean J Parasitol 45:199-204. 2007
    ..In the present study, it has been first proven that the shore crab M. dilatatus is a second intermediate host for G. squatarolae in the Republic of Korea...
  93. ncbi Prevalence of zoonotic trematodes in fish from a Vietnamese fish-farming community
    Tran T K Chi
    Research in Aquaculture No 1, Dinh Bang, Tu Son, Hanoi, Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam
    J Parasitol 94:423-8. 2008
    ..This has implications for the effectiveness of control programs focused mainly on treatment of humans...
  94. ncbi Optimization of an experimental model for the recovery of adult Haplorchis pumilio (Heterophyidae: Digenea)
    Helle Kay
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Groennegaardsvej 15, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    J Parasitol 95:629-33. 2009
    ..pumilio, results which could facilitate investigations on important biological and pathological aspects of intestinal fluke infections...
  95. pmc Survey for zoonotic liver and intestinal trematode metacercariae in cultured and wild fish in An Giang Province, Vietnam
    Nguyen Diem Thu
    Research Institute for Aquaculture No 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Korean J Parasitol 45:45-54. 2007
    ..pumilio, Procerovum sp., and O. viverrini metacercariae in Vietnamese fish. These results indicate that consumption of improperly prepared fish represents a significant risk of acquiring FZTs in this south Vietnam region...
  96. ncbi Saccocoelium megasacculum n. sp., a new haploporid trematode from Liza carinatus in the Taiwan strait
    Sheng Fa Liu
    Parasitology Research Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361005, People s Republic of China
    J Parasitol 90:604-7. 2004
    ....
  97. pmc Microphallus koreana n. sp. (Trematoda: Microphallidae) transmitted by a marine crab, Macrophthalmus dilatatus
    Sang Mee Guk
    Department of Parasitology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul 136 701, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 46:165-9. 2008
    ..Based on the morphology of metacercariae and adult flukes, we describe this specimen as a new species, Microphallus koreana n. sp...
  98. ncbi Trematode infections of the freshwater snail family Thiaridae in the Khek River, Thailand
    Wivitchuta Dechruksa
    Department of Biology, Silpakorn University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:1016-28. 2007
    ..3% (24:9,568), 0.4% (37:9,568) and 0.1% (5:9,568), respectively. Five species of snails were susceptible to trematode infections. They were T. granifera, M. tuberculata, T. scabra, P. paludiformis paludiformis and B...
  99. ncbi Development from metacercaria to adult of a new species of Maritrema (Digenea: Microphallidae) parasitic in the kelp gull, Larus dominicanus , from the Patagonian coast, Argentina
    Julia I Diaz
    Centro de Estudios Parasitológicos y de Vectores CCT CONICET LA PLATA, UNLP, Calle 2 584, 1900 La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Parasitol 96:740-5. 2010
    ..altimanus acts as a second intermediate host of M. madrynensis n. sp. This is the first report of a Maritrema species in Patagonia and the southernmost record for the genus...
  100. ncbi A new species of haploporid (Digenea) from the South China Sea
    Sheng Fa Liu
    Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education for Cell Biology and Tumor Cell Engineering, Xiamen University, Fujian, China
    J Parasitol 92:620-2. 2006
    ..This is the first record of a Megasolena species from ray-finned fishes as well as in China...
  101. ncbi Description and proposed life cycle of Maritrema novaezealandensis n. sp. (Microphallidae) parasitic in red-billed gulls, Larus novaehollandiae scopulinus, from Otago Harbor, South Island, New Zealand
    Sergio R Martorelli
    Centro de Estudios Parasitologicos y Vectores, Calle 2, No 584, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
    J Parasitol 90:272-7. 2004
    ..Finally, the definitive host, the gull, L. n. scopulinus, harbors the adult worms in its intestine...

Research Grants9

  1. AFB1 AND P53 CARCINOGENESIS IN HBSAG TRANSGENIC MICE
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies should lead to an understanding of how each of these risk factors affect hepatocyte proliferation and how these effects contribute to AFB1 hepatocarcinogenesis. ..
  2. WETLAND URBANIZATION GRADIENTS AND VECTOR BORNE DISEASES
    JOSEPH KIESECKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Development of mathematical models for these trematode systems will provide a template for studies of other snail borne diseases with similar community modules, for example, schistosomiasis. ..
  3. HEPTOCYTE PROLIFERATION AND AFLATOXIN METABOLISM
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the effect Of HBV associated injury and AFB I hepatocarcinogensis in these mice. In Specific Aim 3, the effect of HBV associated injury and AFB1 hepatocarcinogenesis in these mice will be examined. ..
  4. DIFFERENTIATION OF BLOOD STEM CELLS INTO LIVER CELLS
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If this project is successful, it would overcome a major hurdle in the possible use of hepatic stem cells for treatment of liver failure or ex vivo gene therapy. ..
  5. STEM CELLS AND AGING
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results of these experiments should provide critical proof for one of the most important hypothetical properties of adult stem cells. ..
  6. Anti-pathogen responses in Biomphalaria glabrata
    COENRAAD ADEMA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Any data forthcoming from the ongoing B. glabrata genome sequencing will further facilitate this study of immune function of B. glabrata in the context of transmission of schistosomiasis. ..
  7. STEM CELLS AND HEPATOCARCINOGENESIS
    Stewart Sell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Knowledge of the cellular origin of cancer is critical for understanding how cancer evolves and for developing prevention strategies. ..
  8. Anti-pathogen responses in Biomphalaria glabrata
    COENRAAD M ADEMA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Any data forthcoming from the ongoing B. glabrata genome sequencing will further facilitate this study of immune function of B. glabrata in the context of transmission of schistosomiasis ..
  9. Molecular Studies of Immunoparasitology in Snails
    Si Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This may lead to new methods for blocking the transmission of Schistosomiasis, a snail-borne disease that affects 200 million people worldwide. ..