hymenolepis

Summary

Summary: A genus of small tapeworms of birds and mammals.

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  1. Campbell M, Gardner S, Navone G. A new species of Mathevotaenia (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) and other tapeworms from marsupials in Argentina. J Parasitol. 2003;89:1181-5 pubmed
    ..Linstowiines appear to be the dominant cestodes in New World marsupials, with M. bivittata representing the most prevalent and widely distributed species. The hymenolepidid is the first record of this family in Neotropical marsupials...
  2. Mirdha B, Samantray J. Hymenolepis nana: a common cause of paediatric diarrhoea in urban slum dwellers in India. J Trop Pediatr. 2002;48:331-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The prevalence of intestinal helminths and pathogenic protozoa was as follows: Hymenolepis nana (9.9 per cent), Ascaris lumbricoides (8.5 per cent), Giardia lamblia (8...
  3. Macnish M, Ryan U, Behnke J, Thompson R. Detection of the rodent tapeworm Rodentolepis (=Hymenolepis) microstoma in humans. A new zoonosis?. Int J Parasitol. 2003;33:1079-85 pubmed
    ..the north-west of Western Australia where, based on diagnosis by microscopy of faecal samples, Rodentolepis (=Hymenolepis) nana was found to be the most common enteric parasite...
  4. Shostak A. Sequential and concurrent exposure of flour beetles ( Tribolium confusum ) to tapeworms ( Hymenolepis diminuta ) and pesticide (diatomaceous earth). J Parasitol. 2012;98:453-9 pubmed publisher
    ..e., parasitic infection represented by the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta , and a physical stressor represented by the natural pesticide diatomaceous earth (DE)...
  5. Gustafsson M, Terenina N, Reuter M, Movsessian S. NO nerves and their targets in a tapeworm: An immunocytochemical study of cGMP in Hymenolepis diminuta. Parasitol Res. 2003;90:148-52 pubmed
    ..IS) after stimulation with a nitric oxide donor in the presence of an inhibitor of phosphodiesterase in adult Hymenolepis diminuta...
  6. Tsai I, Zarowiecki M, Holroyd N, Garciarrubio A, Sanchez Flores A, Brooks K, et al. The genomes of four tapeworm species reveal adaptations to parasitism. Nature. 2013;496:57-63 pubmed publisher
    ..granulosus, Taenia solium and the laboratory model Hymenolepis microstoma as examples. The 115- to 141-megabase genomes offer insights into the evolution of parasitism...
  7. von Nickisch Rosenegk M, Brown W, Boore J. Complete sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta: gene arrangements indicate that Platyhelminths are Eutrochozoans. Mol Biol Evol. 2001;18:721-30 pubmed publisher
    Using "long-PCR," we amplified in overlapping fragments the complete mitochondrial genome of the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda) and determined its 13,900-nt sequence...
  8. Hartenstein V, Jones M. The embryonic development of the bodywall and nervous system of the cestode flatworm Hymenolepis diminuta. Cell Tissue Res. 2003;311:427-35 pubmed
    ..in flatworms, we describe here the staining pattern obtained with acTub in embryos and larvae of the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta and, briefly, the monogenean Neoheterocotyle rhinobatidis...
  9. Cole T, Eggleston P, Hurd H. Juvenile hormone titre and egg production in Tenebrio molitor infected by Hymenolepis diminuta: effect of male and/or female infection, male age and mating. J Insect Physiol. 2003;49:583-90 pubmed
    Infection of Tenebrio molitor with Hymenolepis diminuta induces curtailment of female fertility. We examined ovulation and oviposition, and associated titres of juvenile hormone (JH), in relation to parasitism and mating...

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  1. Macnish M, Morgan Ryan U, Monis P, Behnke J, Thompson R. A molecular phylogeny of nuclear and mitochondrial sequences in Hymenolepis nana (Cestoda) supports the existence of a cryptic species. Parasitology. 2002;125:567-75 pubmed
    Since isolates of Hymenolepis nana infecting humans and rodents are morphologically indistinguishable, the only way they can be reliably identified is by comparing the parasite in each host using molecular tools...
  2. Riddiford N, Olson P. Wnt gene loss in flatworms. Dev Genes Evol. 2011;221:187-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we characterise Wnt genes in the model tapeworm Hymenolepis microstoma and mine genomic resources of free-living and parasitic species for the presence of Wnts and ..
  3. Marangi M, Zechini B, Fileti A, Quaranta G, Aceti A. Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a child living in the urban area of Rome, Italy. J Clin Microbiol. 2003;41:3994-5 pubmed
    We report a case of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in an Italian child affected by tuberous sclerosis. Praziquantel is the drug of choice for the treatment of H. diminuta infection...
  4. Di Lernia V, Ricci C, Albertini G. Skin eruption associated with Hymenolepis nana infection. Int J Dermatol. 2004;43:357-9 pubmed
  5. Andreassen J, Ito A, Ito M, Nakao M, Nakaya K. Hymenolepis microstoma: direct life cycle in immunodeficient mice. J Helminthol. 2004;78:1-5 pubmed
    The mouse bile duct tapeworm Hymenolepis microstoma requires beetles as the obligatory intermediate host...
  6. Sures B, Scheible T, Bashtar A, Taraschewski H. Lead concentrations in Hymenolepis diminuta adults and Taenia taeniaeformis larvae compared to their rat hosts (Rattus norvegicus) sampled from the city of Cairo, Egypt. Parasitology. 2003;127:483-7 pubmed
    ..of lead, determined by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry, were compared between the cestodes Hymenolepis diminuta and Taenia taeniaeformis and its host rat (Rattus norvegicus)...
  7. Saghir N, Conde P, Brophy P, Barrett J. Biochemical characterisation of a hydrophobic ligand binding protein from the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta. Int J Parasitol. 2001;31:653-60 pubmed
    The cestode Hymenolepis diminuta contains an abundant, cytoplasmic, hydrophobic ligand, binding protein (H-HLBP)...
  8. McKay D, Khan W. STAT-6 is an absolute requirement for murine rejection of Hymenolepis diminuta. J Parasitol. 2003;89:188-9 pubmed
    ..Mice genetically deficient in IL-4, IL-13, or STAT-6 were infected with the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta and worm infectivity and jejunal goblet cell responses assessed 12-18 days postinfection (PI)...
  9. Macnish M, Morgan U, Behnke J, Thompson R. Failure to infect laboratory rodent hosts with human isolates of Rodentolepis (= Hymenolepis) nana. J Helminthol. 2002;76:37-43 pubmed
    Confusion exists over the species status and host-specificity of the tapeworm Rodentolepis (= Hymenolepis) nana. It has been described as one species, R. nana, found in both humans and rodents. Others have identified a subspecies; R...
  10. Webb R, Hoque T, Dimas S. Expulsion of the gastrointestinal cestode, Hymenolepis diminuta by tolerant rats: evidence for mediation by a Th2 type immune enhanced goblet cell hyperplasia, increased mucin production and secretion. Parasite Immunol. 2007;29:11-21 pubmed
    The processes underlying expulsion of Hymenolepis diminuta in rats are not known. Expression levels of mRNAs of several cytokines revealed a Th2 response that differed between worm infection levels...
  11. Steinmann P, Cringoli G, Bruschi F, Matthys B, Lohourignon L, Castagna B, et al. FLOTAC for the diagnosis of Hymenolepis spp. infection: proof-of-concept and comparing diagnostic accuracy with other methods. Parasitol Res. 2012;111:749-54 pubmed publisher
    b>Hymenolepis nana is the most common cestode parasitizing humans, yet it is under-diagnosed...
  12. Lopes F, Reyes J, Wang A, Leung G, McKay D. Enteric epithelial cells support growth of Hymenolepis diminuta in vitro and trigger TH2-promoting events in a species-specific manner. Int J Parasitol. 2015;45:691-6 pubmed publisher
    Knowledge of the gut epithelium in modulating immune responses to cestode parasites is scant. Hymenolepis diminuta causes no damage to its rodent host and is expelled from mice...
  13. d Ovidio D, Noviello E, Pepe P, Del Prete L, Cringoli G, Rinaldi L. Survey of Hymenolepis spp. in pet rodents in Italy. Parasitol Res. 2015;114:4381-4 pubmed publisher
    We carried out the first survey of Hymenolepis spp. infection in pet rodents in Italy...
  14. Pouchkina Stantcheva N, Cunningham L, Hrckova G, Olson P. RNA-mediated gene suppression and in vitro culture in Hymenolepis microstoma. Int J Parasitol. 2013;43:641-6 pubmed publisher
    b>Hymenolepis microstoma, the mouse bile-duct tapeworm, is a classical rodent-hosted model that provides easy laboratory access to all stages of the life cycle...
  15. Mansur F, Luoga W, Buttle D, Duce I, Lowe A, Behnke J. The anthelmintic efficacy of natural plant cysteine proteinases against the equine tapeworm, Anoplocephala perfoliata in vitro. J Helminthol. 2016;90:561-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The susceptibility of A. perfoliata to damage by CPs was considerably greater than that of the rodent cestodes Hymenolepis diminuta and H. microstoma...
  16. Ito A. Thymus dependency of induced immune responses against Hymenolepis nana (cestode) using congenitally athymic nude mice. Clin Exp Immunol. 1985;60:87-94 pubmed
    ..antibody responses were compared among several strains of mice experimentally infected with the dwarf tapeworm, Hymenolepis nana...
  17. Sumitani M, Yamamoto D, Oishi K, Lee J, Hatakeyama M. Germline transformation of the sawfly, Athalia rosae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta), mediated by a piggyBac-derived vector. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2003;33:449-58 pubmed
    ..These results, which demonstrate the first successful stable transposon-mediated germline transformation in Hymenoptera, will expand the usefulness of the piggyBac vector. ..
  18. Jimenez B, Maya C, Velasquez G, Torner F, Arambula F, Barrios J, et al. Identification and quantification of pathogenic helminth eggs using a digital image system. Exp Parasitol. 2016;166:164-72 pubmed publisher
    ..eggs (Ascaris lumbricoides -fertile and unfertile eggs-, Trichuris trichiura, Toxocara canis, Taenia saginata, Hymenolepis nana, Hymenolepis diminuta, and Schistosoma mansoni) in wastewater using different image processing tools and ..
  19. Kroening K, Zimmerman N, Bass P, Oaks J. Guanosine 3',5'-cyclic monophosphate: a tapeworm-secreted signal molecule communicating with the rat host's small intestine. J Parasitol. 2003;89:1136-41 pubmed
    ..The response to cGMP occurred in a concentration-dependent fashion. Our study clearly demonstrates that cGMP can serve as an extracellular signal molecule regulating small intestinal motility mechanisms in vivo. ..
  20. Makarikov A, Tkach V. Two new species of Hymenolepis (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) from Spalacidae and Muridae (Rodentia) from eastern Palearctic. Acta Parasitol. 2013;58:37-49 pubmed publisher
    Previously unrecognized species of the genus Hymenolepis are described based on specimens from spalacid and murid (Murinae) rodents. Hymenolepis rymzhanovi sp. nov...
  21. Jankovská I, Sloup V, Szakova J, Magdálek J, Nechybová S, Peřinková P, et al. How tapeworm infection and consumption of a Cd and Zn hyperaccumulating plant may affect Cu, Fe, and Mn concentrations in an animal-a plant consumer and tapeworm host. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018;25:4190-4196 pubmed publisher
    ..Cu), iron (Fe), and manganese (Mn) in the tissues of experimental rats infected/uninfected with the tapeworm (Hymenolepis diminuta)...
  22. Makki M, Mowlavi G, Shahbazi F, Abai M, Najafi F, Hosseini Farash B, et al. Identification of Hymenolepis diminuta Cysticercoid Larvae in Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Beetles from Iran. J Arthropod Borne Dis. 2017;11:338-343 pubmed
    i>Hymenolepis diminuta is a cestod of rodents and rarely infects humans. Infection in humans is via ingestion of infected insects. This study was aimed to detect H...
  23. Wani J, Srivastava V. Energy dependence of protein synthesis by isolated cestode mitochondria. Arch Physiol Biochem. 1997;105:618-21 pubmed
  24. Hoberg E, Makarikov A, Tkach V, Meagher S, Nims T, Eckerlin R, et al. Insights on the host associations and geographic distribution of Hymenolepis folkertsi (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) among rodents across temperate latitudes of North America. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:4627-4638 pubmed
    ..Subsequent to the description of Hymenolepis folkertsi in the oldfield mouse, Peromyscus polionotus, additional specimens of hymenolepidids were collected ..
  25. Deori K, Yadav A. Anthelmintic effects of Oroxylum indicum stem bark extract on juvenile and adult stages of Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda), an in vitro and in vivo study. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:1275-85 pubmed publisher
    ..This study investigated the anthelmintic efficacy of methanolic bark extract of O. indicum on Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda), using both in vitro and in vivo methods...
  26. Diagne C, Ribas A, Charbonnel N, Dalecky A, Tatard C, Gauthier P, et al. Parasites and invasions: changes in gastrointestinal helminth assemblages in invasive and native rodents in Senegal. Int J Parasitol. 2016;46:857-869 pubmed publisher
    ..gradients as well as lower specific prevalence/abundance (Aspiculuris tetraptera in Mus musculus domesticus, Hymenolepis diminuta in Rattus rattus) on the invasion fronts...
  27. Korzeniewski K. Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in the population of Central Asia on the example of inhabitants of Eastern Afghanistan. Przegl Epidemiol. 2016;70:563-573 pubmed
    ..7%), Giardia intestinalis (489/3146, 15.5%) and Hymenolepis nana (206/3146, 6.5%)...
  28. Mølgaard P, Nielsen S, Rasmussen D, Drummond R, Makaza N, Andreassen J. Anthelmintic screening of Zimbabwean plants traditionally used against schistosomiasis. J Ethnopharmacol. 2001;74:257-64 pubmed
    ..Schistosomules of the trematode Schistosoma mansoni and cysticercoids of the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta were studied in vitro...
  29. Guo A. Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of the cloacal tapeworm Cloacotaenia megalops (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae). Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:490 pubmed publisher
    ..perfoliata (Anoplocephalidae), Dipylidium caninum (Dipylidiidae) and Hymenolepis diminuta (Hymenolepididae), but differs from that reported in taeniids owing to the position shift between the ..
  30. Koziol U, Jarero F, Olson P, Brehm K. Comparative analysis of Wnt expression identifies a highly conserved developmental transition in flatworms. BMC Biol. 2016;14:10 pubmed publisher
    ..expression analysis of Wnt components and conserved AP markers in the tapeworms Echinococcus multilocularis and Hymenolepis microstoma, we found remarkable similarities between the early stages of larval metamorphosis in tapeworms and ..
  31. Karou S, Sanou D, Ouermi D, Pignatelli S, Pietra V, Moret R, et al. Enteric parasites prevalence at Saint Camille Medical Centre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011;4:401-3 pubmed publisher
    ..47%), Entamoeba histolytica/Entamoeba dispar (30.74%) and Trichomonas intestinalis (21.72%), while Hymenolepis nana (2.25%) was the most common helminth. Co-infections occurred in 22.34% cases...
  32. Can H, Inceboz T, Caner A, Atalay Şahar E, Karakavuk M, Döşkaya M, et al. [Detection of Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis in cyst samples using a novel single tube multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2016;50:266-77 pubmed
    ..DNA samples (n: 25) as negative control as well as DNA samples of 12 different parasites (Taenia saginata, Hymenolepis nana, Trichuris trichiura, Fasciola hepatica, Enterobius vermicularis, Toxoplasma gondii, Pneumocystis ..
  33. Mansur F, Luoga W, Buttle D, Duce I, Lowe A, Behnke J. The anthelmintic efficacy of natural plant cysteine proteinases against two rodent cestodes Hymenolepis diminuta and Hymenolepis microstoma in vitro. Vet Parasitol. 2014;201:48-58 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined the effects of CPs on two rodent cestodes, Hymenolepis diminuta and H. microstoma in vitro...
  34. Smyth K, Morton C, Mathew A, Karuturi S, Haley C, Zhang M, et al. Production and Use of Hymenolepis diminuta Cysticercoids as Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics. J Clin Med. 2017;6: pubmed publisher
    ..with helminths to alleviate various diseases are using the rat tapeworm (cysticercoid developmental stage of Hymenolepis diminuta; HDC)...
  35. Altınöz Aytar A, Öztürk E, Göçmen Å, Çalışkan E, Özaras F, AvcıoÄŸlu F, et al. [Investigation of Intestinal Parasites and Level of Hygiene Knowledge of School Students]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2015;39:277-85 pubmed publisher
    ..9%) with various non-pathogenic parasites, 1 (0.19%) with Ascaris lumbricoides, and 1 (0.19%) with Hymenolepis nana were found. G...
  36. Al Baldawi F, Mahdi N, Abdul Hafidh B. Resistance of mice to infection with the human strain of Hymenolepis nana. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1989;83:275-7 pubmed
    Six attempts were made to infect mice by feeding them eggs of the human strain of Hymenolepis nana, but none was successful...
  37. Reyes J, Fernando M, Lopes F, Leung G, Mancini N, Matisz C, et al. IL-22 Restrains Tapeworm-Mediated Protection against Experimental Colitis via Regulation of IL-25 Expression. PLoS Pathog. 2016;12:e1005481 pubmed publisher
    ..g. epithelial cells), can be anti-inflammatory and pro-inflammatory. Mice infected with the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta are protected from dinitrobenzene sulphonic acid (DNBS)-induced colitis...
  38. Santalla F, Casanova J, Durand P, Vaucher C, Renaud F, Feliu C. Morphometric and genetic variability of Rodentolepis asymmetrica (Hymenolepididae) from the Pyrenean mountains. J Parasitol. 2002;88:983-8 pubmed
  39. Reyes J, Lopes F, Leung G, Mancini N, Matisz C, Wang A, et al. Treatment with Cestode Parasite Antigens Results in Recruitment of CCR2+ Myeloid Cells, the Adoptive Transfer of Which Ameliorates Colitis. Infect Immun. 2016;84:3471-3483 pubmed
    ..Previously we showed that infection with the rat tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta, used as a model helminth, or systemic delivery of worm antigen (HdAg) significantly reduced the ..
  40. Hurd H, Ardin R. Infection increases the value of nuptial gifts, and hence male reproductive success, in the Hymenolepis diminuta-Tenebrio molitor association. Proc Biol Sci. 2003;270 Suppl 2:S172-4 pubmed
    ..female mealworm beetles, Tenebrio molitor, mated with males infected with metacestodes of the rat tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta, produced significantly more offspring than those mated with uninfected males...
  41. Wang M, Wu L, Weng R, Zheng W, Wu Z, Lv Z. Therapeutic potential of helminths in autoimmune diseases: helminth-derived immune-regulators and immune balance. Parasitol Res. 2017;116:2065-2074 pubmed publisher
    ..The helminths that are studied most intensively include Heligmosomoides polygyrus, Hymenolepis diminuta, Schistosoma mansoni, Trichinella spiralis, and Trichuris suis...
  42. Kroening K, Zimmerman N, Bass P, Oaks J. Partial characterization of a tapeworm-secreted signal factor inducing sustained spike potentials in the smooth muscle of the rat small intestine. J Parasitol. 2002;88:227-31 pubmed
    The rat tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta alters the myoelectric activity of the small intestine...
  43. Okamoto M, Agatsuma T, Kurosawa T, Ito A. Phylogenetic relationships of three hymenolepidid species inferred from nuclear ribosomal and mitochondrial DNA sequences. Parasitology. 1997;115 ( Pt 6):661-6 pubmed
    Three hymenolepidid tapeworms, Hymenolepis diminuta, H. nana and H. microstoma, are commonly maintained in laboratory rodents and used in many experimental model systems of tapeworm infections...
  44. Królaczyk K, Kavetska K, Kornyushin V, Kalisińska E. [First record of Microsomacanthus tuvensis Spasskaya et Spasskii, 1961 (Cestoda, Hymenolepididae) in Poland]. Wiad Parazytol. 2009;55:411-3 pubmed
    ..They were determinated as Microsomacanthus tuvensis (Spasskaya et Spasskii, 1961) on the basis of the cirrus's and cirrus sac's size and vagina's shape. This is the first record of this species in Poland...
  45. Webster J, Gowtage Sequeira S, Berdoy M, Hurd H. Predation of beetles (Tenebrio molitor) infected with tapeworms (Hymenolepis diminuta): a note of caution for the manipulation hypothesis. Parasitology. 2000;120 ( Pt 3):313-8 pubmed
    Previous laboratory studies have indicated that tenebrionid beetles infected with Hymenolepis diminuta display behavioural alterations...
  46. Pappas P. Allometric growth of the proglottids and strobila of the tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta. J Helminthol. 2000;74:259-65 pubmed
    b>HYMENOLEPIS DIMINUTA: adults were killed and fixed in fully extended positions, and the total lengths of the strobilae, numbers of proglottids, and distances of proglottids along the strobilae were determined...
  47. Webb R, Xue L. A novel Na+/HCO3--codependent choline transporter in the syncytial epithelium of the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 1998;119:553-62 pubmed
    Absorption of exogenous choline by the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta was found to be both Na+- and HCO3--dependent and, at pH 6 to 7, accounted for up to 65% of the total choline uptake...
  48. Casanova J, Santalla F, Durand P, Vaucher C, Feliu C, Renaud F. Morphological and genetic differentiation of Rodentolepis straminea (Goeze, 1752) and Rodentolepis microstoma (Dujardin, 1845) (Hymenolepididae). Parasitol Res. 2001;87:439-44 pubmed
    ..Only in MPI, PEPC, PEPD, and ME enzyme loci were no differences found. The study revealed that the two taxa can be clearly differentiated...
  49. Bondarenko S, Kontrimavichus V, Vaucher C. [Revision of Aploparaksis crassirostris and A. sinensis (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae)]. Parazitologiia. 2002;36:117-31 pubmed
    ..The metacestodes of this species belongs to the tailed diplocyst modification and posesses a characteristic feature, the bifurcation of tail...
  50. Perez Cordon G, Cordova Paz Soldan O, Vargas Vasquez F, Velasco Soto J, Sempere Bordes L, Sanchez Moreno M, et al. Prevalence of enteroparasites and genotyping of Giardia lamblia in Peruvian children. Parasitol Res. 2008;103:459-65 pubmed publisher
    ..8% (Giardia lamblia), 4.6% (Iodamoeba buschlii), 2.6% (Cyclospora cayetanensis), 2.2% (Hymenolepis nana), and 2% (Cryptosporidium spp.). G. lamblia was the most frequent parasite both in diarrheic children (28...
  51. Olson P. Hox genes and the parasitic flatworms: new opportunities, challenges and lessons from the free-living. Parasitol Int. 2008;57:8-17 pubmed
    ..In addition, I present newly characterized Hox genes from the model tapeworm Hymenolepis and analyze these by Bayesian inference together with >100 Hox and ParaHox homeodomains of flatworms and ..
  52. Płonka W, Waloch M. [Cestode infections in Poland in 2000]. Przegl Epidemiol. 2002;56:357-61 pubmed
    ..Among them 359 were caused by Taenia saginata, three by T. solium, 52 by Taenia sp., two by Hymenolepis nana, two by Diphyllobothrium latum, and one by Dipylidium caninum...
  53. Mahmoud M, Habib F. Role of nitric oxide in host defense against Hymenolepis nana infection. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2003;33:485-96 pubmed
    The defensive role of nitric oxide (NO) against Hymenolepis nana was investigated in vivo and in vitro studies. Serum NO levels were increased (P < 0.001) in mice 5 days (cysticercoid stage) and 15 days (adult stage) after H...
  54. Digiani M. Digeneans and cestodes parasitic in the white-faced ibis Plegadis chihi (Aves: Threskiornithidae) from Argentina. Folia Parasitol (Praha). 2000;47:195-204 pubmed
    ..Rudolphi, 1803) from the cloaca; Athesmia heterolecithodes (Braun, 1899) from the bile ducts and the cestode Hymenolepis megalops (Nitzsch in Creplin, 1829) from the cloaca, were recorded. The discovery of D. egregia, P. ovatus, A...
  55. Ishih A, Sekijima T, Asakawa M, Tenora F, Uchikawa R. Hymenolepis pseudodiminuta Tenora et al. 1994 from Apodemus speciosus and H. diminuta: a comparison of experimental infections in rats. Parasitol Res. 2003;89:297-301 pubmed
    The successful maintenance of Hymenolepis pseudodiminuta, isolated from Apodemus speciosus, is described for the first time...
  56. Noormahomed E, Pividal J, Azzouz S, Mascaro C, Delgado Rodriguez M, Osuna A. Seroprevalence of anti-cysticercus antibodies among the children living in the urban environs of Maputo, Mozambique. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2003;97:31-5 pubmed
    ..7%). Only in one sample (0.4%) were gravid proglottids of Ta. solium detected, but Hymenolepis nana (1.1%) and H. diminuta (0.4%) were also found...
  57. Nadkarni B, Kamat V, Khadse B. Synthesis and anthelmintic activity of 3,6-disubstituted-7H-s-triazolo(3,4-b)(1,3,4)thiadiazines. Arzneimittelforschung. 2001;51:569-73 pubmed
    ..These compounds have been studied for their in vivo anthelmintic activity in albino mice. A number of compounds showed promising activity when given by the oral route...
  58. Kulke D, Krucken J, Welz C, von Samson Himmelstjerna G, Harder A. In vivo efficacy of the anthelmintic tribendimidine against the cestode Hymenolepis microstoma in a controlled laboratory trial. Acta Trop. 2012;123:78-84 pubmed publisher
    ..The efficacy of tribendimidine and its nematicidal metabolite deacylated amidantel against Hymenolepis microstoma were examined for their anti-cestodal potential...
  59. Sharma V, Tekwani B, Saxena J, Gupta S, Katiyar J, Chatterjee R, et al. Polyamine metabolism in some helminth parasites. Exp Parasitol. 1991;72:15-23 pubmed
    ..Setaria cervi, Acanthocheilonema viteae, Hymenolepis nana, H...
  60. Anikanova V, Ieshko E, Bugmyrin S, Borodina K. [Biotope distribution of cestodes from the common shrew Sorex araneus in southern Karelia]. Parazitologiia. 2003;37:479-87 pubmed
    ..Ditestolepis diaphana), adominants A (Staphylocystis furcata, Vigisolepis spinulosa, adominants B (Hymenolepis scutigera, Dilepis undula, D. secunda, Taenia mustelae)...
  61. Siddiqui A, Karcz S, Podesta R. Developmental and immune regulation of gene expression in Hymenolepis diminuta. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1987;25:19-28 pubmed
    Gene expression and its regulation was studied in the rat tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta, during strobilization...
  62. Jiménez Albarrán M, Odda R. [A coprological study of intestinal infections in Northern Morocco (provinces of Tangier, Tetuán and Larache)]. Rev Sanid Hig Publica (Madr). 1994;68:405-18 pubmed
    ..A comparative Study has been made at a provincial, city and areas (urban and rural) level. Also the SPI (simple parasitism index) and the CPI (comparative parasitism index) distribution...
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