hymenolepis nana

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Summary: The smallest species of TAPEWORMS. It is the only cestode that parasitizes humans without requiring an intermediate host.

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  1. Goldschmidt B, Menezes R, Alves L. The chromosomes of Rodentolepis nana (Siebold, 1852) Spasskii, 1954 obtained from naturally infected mice conventionally maintained in a Braziuan laboratory animal house. Parasite. 2006;13:75-7 pubmed
    ..The studied species differed in chromosome morphology when compared to previous description by Mutafova and Gergova (1994) in Bulgaria, suggesting an intraspecific variation...
  2. Chero J, Saito M, Bustos J, Blanco E, Gonzalvez G, Garcia H. Hymenolepis nana infection: symptoms and response to nitazoxanide in field conditions. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2007;101:203-5 pubmed
    A matched case-control study on clinical symptoms of Hymenolepis nana and an open trial of nitazoxanide treatment were conducted in a village on the northern coast of Peru...
  3. Fan P, Chung W, Ito A. Immunization of rodents against Hymenolepis infections using non-viable homologous oncospheres. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2004;20:575-9 pubmed
    ..Hatched oncospheres were prepared from eggs of Hymenolepis diminuta, Hymenolepis nana, and Hymenolepis microstoma and kept at -70 degrees C for more than 1 month...
  4. Al Saeed A, Issa S. Frequency of Giardia lamblia among children in Dohuk, northern Iraq. East Mediterr Health J. 2006;12:555-61 pubmed
    ..9%); boys had a higher rate than girls. Some infected samples (70/486) showed double or triple infections and G. lamblia was combined with Hymenolepis nana, Blastocystis hominis, Entamoeba histolytica and Iodamoeba buetschlii.
  5. Marseglia G, Marseglia A, Licari A, Castellazzi A, Ciprandi G. Chronic urticaria caused by Hymenolepis nana in an adopted girl. Allergy. 2007;62:821-2 pubmed
  6. Lin R, Yen C, Chou T, Chiang F, Wang G, Tseng Y, et al. Antioxidant, anti-adipocyte differentiation, antitumor activity and anthelmintic activities against Anisakis simplex and Hymenolepis nana of yakuchinone A from Alpinia oxyphylla. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013;13:237 pubmed publisher
    ..Alpinia oxyphylla is a common remedy in traditional Chinese medicine. Yakuchinone A is a major constituent of A. oxyphylla and exhibits anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antibacterial, and gastric protective activities...
  7. El Nouby K, Hamouda H, Abd El Azeem M, El Ebiary A. Food additives and Hymenolepis nana infection: an experimental study. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2009;39:1015-32 pubmed
    The effect of sodium benzoate (SB) on the pathogenesis of Hymenolepis nana (H. nana) and its neurological manifestations was studied in the present work. One hundred and thirty five mice were classified into three groups...
  8. Mohammad M, Hegazi M. Intestinal permeability in Hymenolepis nana as reflected by non invasive lactulose/mannitol dual permeability test and its impaction on nutritional parameters of patients. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2007;37:877-91 pubmed
    Assessment of Hymenolepis nana infection among 102 children and adults of both sexes (5-16 years) residing 2 Welfare Institutes (Giza and Cairo) showed a prevalence of 22.33%. The effect of H...
  9. Teklemariam D, Legesse M, Degarege A, Liang S, Erko B. Schistosoma mansoni and other intestinal parasitic infections in schoolchildren and vervet monkeys in Lake Ziway area, Ethiopia. BMC Res Notes. 2018;11:146 pubmed publisher
    ..mansoni, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Enterobius vermicularis, hookworms, Hymenolepis nana and Taenia species among the children were 35.7, 26.9, 24.1, 2.1, 2.1, 1.07 and 2...

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  1. Yentür Doni N, Yildiz Zeyrek F, Simsek Z, Gürses G, Sahin Ä. Risk Factors and Relationship Between Intestinal Parasites and the Growth Retardation and Psychomotor Development Delays of Children in Åžanlıurfa, Turkey. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2015;39:270-6 pubmed publisher
    ..53%) followed by Enterobius vermicularis (27.58%), Ascaris lumbricoides (18.39%), Hymenolepis nana (5.75%), Trichuris trichiura (3.45%), Escherichia coli (1.15%), and Blastocystis spp. (1.15%)...
  2. Sharma S, Lyngdoh D, Roy B, Tandon V. Differential diagnosis and molecular characterization of Hymenolepis nana and Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea: Hymenolepididae) based on nuclear rDNA ITS2 gene marker. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:4293-4298 pubmed
    ..The results showed distinct restriction patterns for both Hymenolepis nana and Hymenolepis diminuta when digested with either of the enzymes RsaI, HaeIII or HhaI...
  3. Yang D, Zhao W, Zhang Y, Liu A. Prevalence of Hymenolepis nana and H. diminuta from Brown Rats (Rattus norvegicus) in Heilongjiang Province, China. Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55:351-355 pubmed publisher
    i>Hymenolepis nana and Hymenolepis diminuta are globally widespread zoonotic cestodes. Rodents are the main reservoir host of these cestodes...
  4. Sakari S, Mbugua A, Mkoji G. Prevalence of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiases and Schistosomiasis in Preschool Age Children in Mwea Division, Kirinyaga South District, Kirinyaga County, and Their Potential Effect on Physical Growth. J Trop Med. 2017;2017:1013802 pubmed publisher
    ..Other intestinal helminths were Hymenolepis nana (prevalence, 3.6%) and Enterobius vermicularis (<1%)...
  5. Rostami A, Ebrahimi M, Mehravar S, Fallah Omrani V, Fallahi S, Behniafar H. Contamination of commonly consumed raw vegetables with soil transmitted helminth eggs in Mazandaran province, northern Iran. Int J Food Microbiol. 2016;225:54-8 pubmed publisher
    ..2%), hookworms (2.9%), Toxocara spp. (1.68%), Trichostrongylus spp. (1.55), Taenia sp. (0.9%) and Hymenolepis nana (2.2%)...
  6. Debebe Y, Tefera M, Mekonnen W, Abebe D, Woldekidan S, Abebe A, et al. Evaluation of anthelmintic potential of the Ethiopian medicinal plant Embelia schimperi Vatke in vivo and in vitro against some intestinal parasites. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015;15:187 pubmed publisher
    ..the isolated compound, embelin, were conducted using in vivo and in vitro models against the dwarf tapeworm, Hymenolepis nana, and the hookworm, Necator americanus, respectively...
  7. Nkouawa A, Haukisalmi V, Li T, Nakao M, Lavikainen A, Chen X, et al. Cryptic diversity in hymenolepidid tapeworms infecting humans. Parasitol Int. 2016;65:83-6 pubmed publisher
    ..cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 showed that the human isolate is distinct from Hymenolepis diminuta and Hymenolepis nana, the common parasites causing human hymenolepiasis...
  8. Arkhipov I, Sadov K, Limova Y, Sadova A, Varlamova A, Khalikov S, et al. The efficacy of the supramolecular complexes of niclosamide obtained by mechanochemical technology and targeted delivery against cestode infection of animals. Vet Parasitol. 2017;246:25-29 pubmed publisher
    ..in different ratios (1:10; 1:5 and 1:2) at a dose of 20mg/kg of body weight at oral administration against Hymenolepis nana in mice and Moniezia expansa in sheep...
  9. Derso A, Nibret E, Munshea A. Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections and associated risk factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care center at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, northwest Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16:530 pubmed
    ..9 %), Schistosoma mansoni (2.9 %), Strongyloides stercoralis (1.6 %), Taenia spp. (0.8 %), and Hymenolepis nana (0.3 %). A relatively high prevalence of intestinal parasite infections was observed among pregnant women...
  10. Pipiková J, Papajová I, Soltys J, Schusterová I. Occurrence of the most common helminth infections among children in the Eastern Slovak Republic. Public Health. 2017;150:71-76 pubmed publisher
    ..32%). This was followed by Trichuris trichiura (3.76%), Hymenolepis nana (0.94%) and Hymenolepis diminuta (0.23%)...
  11. Neres Norberg A, Guerra Sanches F, Blanco Moreira Norberg P, Madeira Oliveira J, Santa Helena A, Serra Freire N. [Intestinal Parasitism in Terena Indigenous People of the Province of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil]. Rev Salud Publica (Bogota). 2014;16:859-70 pubmed
    ..Enterobius vermicularis, Strongyloides stercoralis, and Trichuris trichiura; and cestodes of the species Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Also found were the protozoan species: Cryptosporidium spp...
  12. Franssen F, Swart A, Van Knapen F, van der Giessen J. Helminth parasites in black rats (Rattus rattus) and brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) from different environments in the Netherlands. Infect Ecol Epidemiol. 2016;6:31413 pubmed publisher
    ..We report four species of veterinary (Syphacia muris) or zoonotic relevance (Hymenolepis diminuta, Hymenolepis nana and Plagiorchis muris)...
  13. Cabada M, Morales M, Lopez M, Reynolds S, Vilchez E, Lescano A, et al. Hymenolepis nana Impact Among Children in the Highlands of Cusco, Peru: An Emerging Neglected Parasite Infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016;95:1031-1036 pubmed
    b>Hymenolepis nana is the most common cestode infection in the world. However, limited information is available regarding its impact on affected populations...
  14. Chernet A, Neumayr A, Hatz C, Kling K, Sydow V, Rentsch K, et al. Spectrum of infectious diseases among newly arrived Eritrean refugees in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study. Int J Public Health. 2018;63:233-239 pubmed publisher
    ..2%; 95% CI 31.9-49.5). Stool microscopy detected eggs of S. mansoni in 23 (21.5%; 95% CI 13.7-29.3), Hymenolepis nana in 11 (10.3%; 95% CI 4.5-16.0), and cysts of Giardia intestinalis in 7 participants (6.5%: 95% CI 1.9-11.2)...
  15. Terán G, Cuña W, Brañez F, Persson K, Rottenberg M, Nylen S, et al. Differences in Nutritional and Health Status in School Children from the Highlands and Lowlands of Bolivia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..i>Hymenolepis nana and Entamoeba coli, parasites determinant of poor hygienic conditions, were respectively detected ..
  16. Jimenez B, Maya C, Velasquez G, Torner F, Arambula F, Barrios J, et al. Identification and quantification of pathogenic helminth eggs using a digital image system. Exp Parasitol. 2016;166:164-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Ascaris lumbricoides -fertile and unfertile eggs-, Trichuris trichiura, Toxocara canis, Taenia saginata, Hymenolepis nana, Hymenolepis diminuta, and Schistosoma mansoni) in wastewater using different image processing tools and ..
  17. Macchioni F, Segundo H, Totino V, Gabrielli S, Rojas P, Roselli M, et al. Intestinal parasitic infections and associated epidemiological drivers in two rural communities of the Bolivian Chaco. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2016;10:1012-1019 pubmed publisher
    ..subtypes, indicate faecal contamination of the environment by both humans (as confirmed by the presence of Hymenolepis nana) and animals. Nested-PCR identified E...
  18. d Ovidio D, Noviello E, Pepe P, Del Prete L, Cringoli G, Rinaldi L. Survey of Hymenolepis spp. in pet rodents in Italy. Parasitol Res. 2015;114:4381-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Eggs of Hymenolepis nana were found in 24 out of 172 (13.9 %; 95 % confidence interval = 9.3-20...
  19. Al Mekhlafi A, Abdul Ghani R, Al Eryani S, Saif Ali R, Mahdy M. School-based prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections and associated risk factors in rural communities of Sana'a, Yemen. Acta Trop. 2016;163:135-41 pubmed publisher
    ..5%), Giardia lamblia (16.1%), Ascaris lumbricoides (8.3%), Hymenolepis nana (5.3%), Schistosoma mansoni (2.6%), Trichuris trichiura (0.5%) and Enterobius vermicularis (0.4%)...
  20. Hancke D, Suárez O. Helminth Diversity in Synanthropic Rodents from an Urban Ecosystem. Ecohealth. 2017;14:603-613 pubmed publisher
    ..would be the most exposed to zoonotic diseases transmitted by rodents due to high abundance of rodents harboring a high parasite load, including species like Hymenolepis nana and H. diminuta, recognized worldwide from a zoonotic aspect.
  21. 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...
  22. Can H, Inceboz T, Caner A, Atalay Şahar E, Karakavuk M, Döşkaya M, et al. [Detection of Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis in cyst samples using a novel single tube multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2016;50:266-77 pubmed
    ..DNA samples (n: 25) as negative control as well as DNA samples of 12 different parasites (Taenia saginata, Hymenolepis nana, Trichuris trichiura, Fasciola hepatica, Enterobius vermicularis, Toxoplasma gondii, Pneumocystis jirovecii, ..
  23. 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...
  24. Korzeniewski K. Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in the population of Central Asia on the example of inhabitants of Eastern Afghanistan. Przegl Epidemiol. 2016;70:563-573 pubmed
    ..7%), Giardia intestinalis (489/3146, 15.5%) and Hymenolepis nana (206/3146, 6.5%)...
  25. Ayaz E, Yilmaz H, Ozbek H, Tas Z, Orunc O. The effect of Nigella sativa oil against Aspiculuris tetraptera and Hymenolepis nana in naturally infected mice. Saudi Med J. 2007;28:1654-7 pubmed
    To investigate the antiparasitic effect of Nigella sativa oil (NSO) on Aspiculuris tetraptera (A. tetraptera) and Hymenolepis nana (H.nana) in mice in January 2005.
  26. Bekish V, Durnev A. In vitro genotoxic and cytotoxic effects of protein somatic products from helminths on donor blood lymphocytes. Bull Exp Biol Med. 2004;138:174-6 pubmed
    Protein somatic products of adult helminths Hymenolepis nana and Toxocara canis and secretory-excretory somatic product of Trichinella spiralis larvae in vitro produced genotoxic and cytotoxic effects on donor blood lymphocytes, which ..
  27. Davey G, Venn A, Belete H, Berhane Y, Britton J. Wheeze, allergic sensitization and geohelminth infection in Butajira, Ethiopia. Clin Exp Allergy. 2005;35:301-7 pubmed
    ..The effect of geohelminth infection on wheeze and allergen sensitization is inconsistent across different epidemiological studies...
  28. Fan P. Infectivity and development of the human strain of Hymenolepis nana in ICR mice. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2005;36:97-102 pubmed
    In order to study the infectivity and development of the human strain of Hymenolepis nana in mice, a human strain of H. nana was inoculated into ICR mice. H...
  29. Champetier de Ribes G, Fline M, Désormeaux A, Eyma E, Montagut P, Champagne C, et al. [Intestinal helminthiasis in school children in Haiti in 2002]. Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2005;98:127-32 pubmed
    ..Albendazole is the drug of choice. Frequency of drug distribution should be based on the prevalence of geohelminths in each department...
  30. Mahvi A, Kia E. Helminth eggs in raw and treated wastewater in the Islamic Republic of Iran. East Mediterr Health J. 2006;12:137-43 pubmed
    ..Taenia spp., Hymenolepis nana and Dicrocoelium dendriticum, while in Isfahan only A. lumbricoides, Trichostriogylus and H...
  31. Abera B, Alem G, Yimer M, Herrador Z. Epidemiology of soil-transmitted helminths, Schistosoma mansoni, and haematocrit values among schoolchildren in Ethiopia. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2013;7:253-60 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of intestinal helminths, risk factors and haematocrit values among primary schoolchildren...
  32. Ajami A, Rafiei A. Cytokine production in Hymenolepis nana infection. Iran J Immunol. 2007;4:236-40 pubmed
    Although many experimental studies provide convincing evidence that type II immunity is protective against helminths, recent data in mice demonstrate that Th1 is also important in some cestodes like Hymenolepis nana.
  33. Márquez Navarro A, Nogueda Torres B, Hernández Campos A, Soria Arteche O, Castillo R, Rodríguez Morales S, et al. Anthelmintic activity of benzimidazole derivatives against Toxocara canis second-stage larvae and Hymenolepis nana adults. Acta Trop. 2009;109:232-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Each compound and albendazole was tested in vitro against Toxocara canis larvae and in vivo against Hymenolepis nana adult. Compounds A1-A6 and B1-B2 were designed as albendazole prodrugs...
  34. Bayraktar Y, Ersoy O, Sokmensuer C. The findings of capsule endoscopy in patients with common variable immunodeficiency syndrome. Hepatogastroenterology. 2007;54:1034-7 pubmed
    ..Capsule endoscopy (CE) represents a new and highly innovative method of demonstrating the small intestinal diseases. We evaluated the practical usefulness and diagnostic yield of CE in three patients with CVIS...
  35. Cheng T, Liu G, Song H, Lin R, Zhu X. The complete mitochondrial genome of the dwarf tapeworm Hymenolepis nana--a neglected zoonotic helminth. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:1253-62 pubmed publisher
    b>Hymenolepis nana, commonly known as the dwarf tapeworm, is one of the most common tapeworms of humans and rodents and can cause hymenolepiasis...
  36. Kheirandish F, Tarahi M, Ezatpour B. Prevalence of intestinal parasites among food handlers in Western Iran. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2014;56:111-4 pubmed publisher
    ..These intestinal parasites included Giardia lamblia 2.9%, Entamoeba coli 4.3%, Blastocystis sp. 1.4%, and Hymenolepis nana 0.5%...
  37. Ekinci B, Karacaoğlan E, Bulucu E, Sül N. [Investigation of intestinal parasites among elementary school students in the Mugla province]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2011;35:92-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study prevalence of intestinal parasite agents was investigated among elementary school students in the Mugla city centre...
  38. Abdel Latif M, El Shahawi G, Aboelhadid S, Abdel Tawab H. Immunoprotective Effect of Chitosan Particles on Hymenolepis nana - Infected Mice. Scand J Immunol. 2017;86:83-90 pubmed publisher
    b>Hymenolepis nana is the most commonly known intestinal cestode infecting mainly human. This study aimed to investigate the potential effect of chitosan particles (CSP) to enhance the immune system against H. nana infection...
  39. Dovc A, Gregurić Gracner G, Tomažić I, Vlahović K, Pavlak M, Lindtner Knific R, et al. Control of Hymenolepis nana infection as a measure to improve mouse colony welfare. Acta Vet Hung. 2017;65:208-220 pubmed publisher
    After cannibalism had appeared in the reproductive units of a white mouse colony, treatment against confirmed Hymenolepis nana, a tapeworm with zoonotic potential, was performed on 67 mice in the reproductive and nursery units...
  40. Amare B, Ali J, Moges B, Yismaw G, Belyhun Y, Gebretsadik S, et al. Nutritional status, intestinal parasite infection and allergy among school children in northwest Ethiopia. BMC Pediatr. 2013;13:7 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study was therefore designed to evaluate the relationship between nutritional status, parasite infection and prevalence of allergy among school children...
  41. Abou Zeid A, Abkar T, Mohamed R. Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths among an adult population in a war affected area, Southern Kordofan state, Sudan. Parasit Vectors. 2012;5:133 pubmed publisher
    ..Schistosomiasis remains a major health problem at global and national levels, contributing to the vulnerability of the poor people in Sudan. Southern Kordofan is affected by Schistosomiasis but the disease prevalence was unknown...
  42. Machicado J, Marcos L, Tello R, Canales M, Terashima A, Gotuzzo E. Diagnosis of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in an Amazonic community of Peru using multiple diagnostic techniques. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2012;106:333-9 pubmed publisher
    ..had the same rate of detection for Ascaris lumbricoides (5%), Trichuris trichiura (5%), hookworm (14%) and Hymenolepis nana (26%)...
  43. Hamamci B, Cetinkaya U, Delice S, Ercal B, Gücüyetmez S, Yazar S. [Investigation of intestinal parasites among primary school students in Kayseri-Hac?lar]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2011;35:96-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, 328 students who were investigated in two primary schools between the ages of 6 and 14 in Kayseri-Hac?lar region were analyzed for intestinal parasites...
  44. Beyhan Y, Gurler A, Bolukbas C, Acici M, Umur S. [Helminths of some laboratory animals detected by necropsy and fecal examination]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2010;34:98-101 pubmed
    ..4%; and Hymenolepis diminuta 17.9% in mice. The prevalence in rats was H. Diminuta, 62.5%; S. muris, 25%; Hymenolepis nana, 6.8%; and Trichosomoides crassicauda, 6.8%. In necropsy, S...
  45. Meamar A, Rezaian M, Mohraz M, Hadighi R, Kia E. Concomitant severe infection with Cryptosporidium parvum and Hymenolepis nana in an AIDS patient. Indian J Med Sci. 2007;61:418-9 pubmed
  46. Silva S, Alves C, Borba H, Carvalho M, Bomfim T. [Evaluation of the anthelmintic activity of extracts from Luxemburgia octandra St. Hill. in mice naturally infected with Aspiculuris tetraptera and Vampirolepis nana]. Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2005;14:106-8 pubmed
    ..The ethanolic and ethyl acetate extracts presented significant increase of the V. nana elimination, but did not present the nematicide effect against A. tetraptera...
  47. Chistyachenko Y, Meteleva E, Pakharukova M, Katokhin A, Khvostov M, Varlamova A, et al. A Physicochemical and Pharmacological Study of the Newly Synthesized Complex of Albendazole and the Polysaccharide Arabinogalactan from Larch Wood. Curr Drug Deliv. 2015;12:477-90 pubmed
    ..The complexes also showed lower acute toxicity and hepatotoxicity. These results suggest that it is possible to design new drugs on the basis of the ABZ:arabinogalactan complex that are safer and more effective than albendazole. ..
  48. Silvestri C, Greganti G, Arzeni D, Morciano A, Castelli P, Barchiesi F, et al. Intestinal parasitosis: data analysis 2006-2011 in a teaching hospital of Ancona, Italy. Infez Med. 2013;21:34-9 pubmed
    ..8 % (99/5323). Helminths were found in 0.9% of the patients (48/5323). In particular, Hymenolepis nana, Strongyloides stercoralis and Trichuris trichiura were most commonly recovered in non-Italian children, ..
  49. Syafinaz A, Hamat R, Malina O, Siti N, Niazlin M, Jamal F. Hymenolepis nana in a renal transplant recipient: to treat or not to treat?. Med J Malaysia. 2011;66:259-60 pubmed
    ..A case of hymenolepiasis in a renal transplant recipient. Issues discussed include the benefit of anti-parasitic agents as well as the preventive measures...
  50. Metenou S, Dembele B, Konate S, Dolo H, Coulibaly S, Coulibaly Y, et al. At homeostasis filarial infections have expanded adaptive T regulatory but not classical Th2 cells. J Immunol. 2010;184:5375-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, we have established baseline ex vivo frequencies of effector and Tregs at homeostasis at a population level. ..
  51. Vilchez Barreto P, Gamboa R, Santivanez S, O Neal S, Muro C, Lescano A, et al. Prevalence, Age Profile, and Associated Risk Factors for Hymenolepis nana Infection in a Large Population-Based Study in Northern Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;97:583-586 pubmed publisher
    i>Hymenolepis nana, the dwarf tapeworm, is a common intestinal infection of children worldwide...
  52. Mahgoub H, Mohamed A, Magzoub M, Gasim G, Eldein W, Ahmed A, et al. Schistosoma mansoni infection as a predictor of severe anaemia in schoolchildren in eastern Sudan. J Helminthol. 2010;84:132-5 pubmed publisher
    ..6 (1.7) mg/dl. One hundred and eleven (17.3%) and 33 (5.2%) children had Schistosoma mansoni infection and Hymenolepis nana infection, respectively. Five hundred and eighty (90...
  53. Massoud A, Shazly A, Shahat S, Morsy T. Mirazid in treatment of human hymenolepiasis. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2007;37:863-76 pubmed
    ..Kato thick smear stool examination showed 51 cases of Hymenolepis nana (9 of them had concomitant parasitosis), two cases of H. dimninuta...
  54. Maggi P, Brandonisio O, Carito V, Bellacosa C, Epifani G, Pastore G. Hymenolepis nana parasites in adopted children. Clin Infect Dis. 2005;41:571-2 pubmed
  55. Isikman S, Bishara W, Sikora U, Yaglidere O, Yeah J, Ozcan A. Field-portable lensfree tomographic microscope. Lab Chip. 2011;11:2222-30 pubmed publisher
    ..lensfree tomographic microscope is validated by imaging micro-beads of different dimensions as well as a Hymenolepis nana egg, which is an infectious parasitic flatworm...