trematoda

Summary

Summary: Class of parasitic flukes consisting of three subclasses, Monogenea, Aspidogastrea, and Digenea. The digenetic trematodes are the only ones found in man. They are endoparasites and require two hosts to complete their life cycle.

Top Publications

  1. Shylla J, Ghatani S, Tandon V. Utility of divergent domains of 28S ribosomal RNA in species discrimination of paramphistomes (Trematoda: Digenea: Paramphistomoidea). Parasitol Res. 2013;112:4239-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic inferences of paramphitomes are still scarcely explored; additional data from other taxa belonging to this family may estimate better the biodiversity of these flukes. ..
  2. Al Jahdali M, El Said Hassanine R. The life cycle of Gyliauchen volubilis Nagaty, 1956 (Digenea: Gyliauchenidae) from the Red Sea. J Helminthol. 2012;86:165-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Generally, the life cycle of G. volubilis implicitly supports the phylogenetic relationship of Gyliauchenidae and Lepocreadiidae inferred from molecular phylogenetic studies...
  3. Swiderski Z, Poddubnaya L, Gibson D, Levron C, Młocicki D. Egg formation and the early embryonic development of Aspidogaster limacoides Diesing, 1835 (Aspidogastrea: Aspidogastridae), with comments on their phylogenetic significance. Parasitol Int. 2011;60:371-80 pubmed publisher
  4. Pinto H, de Melo A. Melanoides tuberculata (Mollusca: Thiaridae) as an intermediate host of Centrocestus formosanus (Trematoda: Heterophyidae) in Brazil. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2010;52:207-10 pubmed
    ..The adult parasites which recovered from small intestines of mice were identified as Centrocestus formosanus. This is the first report of M. tuberculata as intermediate host of this heterophyid in Brazil...
  5. Santoro M, Tkach V, Mattiucci S, Kinsella J, Nascetti G. Renifer aniarum (Digenea: Reniferidae), an introduced North American parasite in grass snakes Natrix natrix in Calabria, southern Italy. Dis Aquat Organ. 2011;95:233-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Renifer aniarum was second only to the very common grass snake tapeworm Ophiotaenia europaea in both prevalence and abundance among 9 species of helminths recovered in our study...
  6. Swiderski Z, Poddubnaya L, Gibson D, Młocicki D. Advanced stages of embryonic development and cotylocidial morphogenesis in the intrauterine eggs of Aspidogaster limacoides Diesing, 1835 (Aspidogastrea), with comments on their phylogenetic implications. Acta Parasitol. 2012;57:131-48 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest a sister relationship between the Aspidogastrea and the Digenea, although the systematic position of aspidogastreans in relation to other platyhelminth taxa remains somewhat equivocal...
  7. Tkach V, Schroeder J, Greiman S, Vaughan J. New genetic lineages, host associations and circulation pathways of Neorickettsia endosymbionts of digeneans. Acta Parasitol. 2012;57:285-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that our current knowledge of the diversity, host associations and circulation of neorickettsiae is far from satisfactory...
  8. Louhi K, Karvonen A, Rellstab C, Louhi R, Jokela J. Prevalence of infection as a predictor of multiple genotype infection frequency in parasites with multiple-host life cycle. J Anim Ecol. 2013;82:191-200 pubmed publisher
    ..Aggregation of MGIs in snail hosts appears to be widespread across different snail-trematode systems...
  9. Pinto H, Melo A. Biomphalaria straminea and Biomphalaria glabrata (Mollusca: Planorbidae) as new intermediate hosts of the fish eyefluke Austrodiplostomum compactum (Trematoda: Diplostomidae) in Brazil. J Parasitol. 2013;99:729-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Morphological study on cercariae and metacercariae identified them as A. compactum . This is the first record of cercariae of A. compactum in Brazil, and B. straminea and B. glabrata as new intermediate hosts for the parasite...
  10. Pinto H, Jadin R, Orlofske S, Johnson P, Melo A. Biomphalaria straminea (Mollusca: Planorbidae) as an intermediate host of Ribeiroia sp. (Trematoda: Psilostomidae) in Brazil. J Parasitol. 2013;99:914-8 pubmed publisher
    ..a species morphologically similar to R. ondatrae , but distinctly different at the molecular level. This is the first report of larvae of Ribeiroia in Brazil and B. straminea as a new intermediate host for this genus...

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. Shylla J, Ghatani S, Tandon V. Utility of divergent domains of 28S ribosomal RNA in species discrimination of paramphistomes (Trematoda: Digenea: Paramphistomoidea). Parasitol Res. 2013;112:4239-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic inferences of paramphitomes are still scarcely explored; additional data from other taxa belonging to this family may estimate better the biodiversity of these flukes. ..
  2. Al Jahdali M, El Said Hassanine R. The life cycle of Gyliauchen volubilis Nagaty, 1956 (Digenea: Gyliauchenidae) from the Red Sea. J Helminthol. 2012;86:165-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Generally, the life cycle of G. volubilis implicitly supports the phylogenetic relationship of Gyliauchenidae and Lepocreadiidae inferred from molecular phylogenetic studies...
  3. Swiderski Z, Poddubnaya L, Gibson D, Levron C, Młocicki D. Egg formation and the early embryonic development of Aspidogaster limacoides Diesing, 1835 (Aspidogastrea: Aspidogastridae), with comments on their phylogenetic significance. Parasitol Int. 2011;60:371-80 pubmed publisher
  4. Pinto H, de Melo A. Melanoides tuberculata (Mollusca: Thiaridae) as an intermediate host of Centrocestus formosanus (Trematoda: Heterophyidae) in Brazil. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2010;52:207-10 pubmed
    ..The adult parasites which recovered from small intestines of mice were identified as Centrocestus formosanus. This is the first report of M. tuberculata as intermediate host of this heterophyid in Brazil...
  5. Santoro M, Tkach V, Mattiucci S, Kinsella J, Nascetti G. Renifer aniarum (Digenea: Reniferidae), an introduced North American parasite in grass snakes Natrix natrix in Calabria, southern Italy. Dis Aquat Organ. 2011;95:233-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Renifer aniarum was second only to the very common grass snake tapeworm Ophiotaenia europaea in both prevalence and abundance among 9 species of helminths recovered in our study...
  6. Swiderski Z, Poddubnaya L, Gibson D, Młocicki D. Advanced stages of embryonic development and cotylocidial morphogenesis in the intrauterine eggs of Aspidogaster limacoides Diesing, 1835 (Aspidogastrea), with comments on their phylogenetic implications. Acta Parasitol. 2012;57:131-48 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest a sister relationship between the Aspidogastrea and the Digenea, although the systematic position of aspidogastreans in relation to other platyhelminth taxa remains somewhat equivocal...
  7. Tkach V, Schroeder J, Greiman S, Vaughan J. New genetic lineages, host associations and circulation pathways of Neorickettsia endosymbionts of digeneans. Acta Parasitol. 2012;57:285-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that our current knowledge of the diversity, host associations and circulation of neorickettsiae is far from satisfactory...
  8. Louhi K, Karvonen A, Rellstab C, Louhi R, Jokela J. Prevalence of infection as a predictor of multiple genotype infection frequency in parasites with multiple-host life cycle. J Anim Ecol. 2013;82:191-200 pubmed publisher
    ..Aggregation of MGIs in snail hosts appears to be widespread across different snail-trematode systems...
  9. Pinto H, Melo A. Biomphalaria straminea and Biomphalaria glabrata (Mollusca: Planorbidae) as new intermediate hosts of the fish eyefluke Austrodiplostomum compactum (Trematoda: Diplostomidae) in Brazil. J Parasitol. 2013;99:729-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Morphological study on cercariae and metacercariae identified them as A. compactum . This is the first record of cercariae of A. compactum in Brazil, and B. straminea and B. glabrata as new intermediate hosts for the parasite...
  10. Pinto H, Jadin R, Orlofske S, Johnson P, Melo A. Biomphalaria straminea (Mollusca: Planorbidae) as an intermediate host of Ribeiroia sp. (Trematoda: Psilostomidae) in Brazil. J Parasitol. 2013;99:914-8 pubmed publisher
    ..a species morphologically similar to R. ondatrae , but distinctly different at the molecular level. This is the first report of larvae of Ribeiroia in Brazil and B. straminea as a new intermediate host for this genus...
  11. Rim H, Sohn W, Yong T, Eom K, Chai J, Min D, et al. Fishborne trematode metacercariae in Luang Prabang, Khammouane, and Saravane Province, Lao PDR. Korean J Parasitol. 2013;51:107-14 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  12. Swiderski Z, Miquel J, Montoliu I, Feliu C, Gibson D. Ultrastructure of the intrauterine eggs of the microphallid trematode Maritrema feliui: evidence of early embryonic development. Parasitol Res. 2013;112:3325-33 pubmed publisher
    ..The embryonic development of this digenean is discussed in relation to its life cycle. ..
  13. Hedegaard Clausen J, Madsen H, Murrell K, Van P, Thu H, Do D, et al. Prevention and control of fish-borne zoonotic trematodes in fish nurseries, Vietnam. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012;18:1438-45 pubmed publisher
    ..These interventions can be used in the development of programs for sustained control of zoonotic trematodes in farmed fish...
  14. Ghatani S, Shylla J, Tandon V, Chatterjee A, Roy B. Molecular characterization of pouched amphistome parasites (Trematoda: Gastrothylacidae) using ribosomal ITS2 sequence and secondary structures. J Helminthol. 2012;86:117-24 pubmed publisher
    Members of the family Gastrothylacidae (Trematoda: Digenea: Paramphistomata) are parasitic in ruminants throughout Africa and Asia. In north-east India, five species of pouched amphistomes, namely Fischoederius cobboldi, F...
  15. Salgado Maldonado G, Caspeta Mandujano J, Martínez Ramírez E. Paracreptotrema profundulusi n. sp. and P. blancoi Choudhury, Pérez-Ponce De León, Brooks, and Daverdin, 2006 (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) from freshwater fishes of the genus Profundulus (Teleostei: Profundulidae) in southern México. J Parasitol. 2011;97:707-12 pubmed publisher
    Paracreptotrema profundulusi n. sp. (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) is described from the intestine of the freshwater fishes Profundulus punctatus and P...
  16. Rellstab C, Louhi K, Karvonen A, Jokela J. Analysis of trematode parasite communities in fish eye lenses by pyrosequencing of naturally pooled DNA. Infect Genet Evol. 2011;11:1276-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study provides an example of how quantitative pyrosequencing can be used to answer evolutionary and ecological questions in natural communities of parasites...
  17. Cribb T, Adlard R, Hayward C, Bott N, Ellis D, Evans D, et al. The life cycle of Cardicola forsteri (Trematoda: Aporocotylidae), a pathogen of ranched southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyi. Int J Parasitol. 2011;41:861-70 pubmed publisher
  18. Swiderski Z, Bakhoum A, Montoliu I, Feliu C, Gibson D, Miquel J. Ultrastructural study of vitellogenesis in Maritrema feliui (Digenea, Microphallidae). Parasitol Res. 2011;109:1707-14 pubmed publisher
  19. Paladini G, Hansen H, Fioravanti M, Shinn A. Gyrodactylus longipes n. sp. (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) from farmed gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) from the Mediterranean. Parasitol Int. 2011;60:410-8 pubmed publisher
    ..longipes. Part of this study necessitated an overview of the existing Gyrodactylus fauna from Italy and Bosnia-Herzegovina; a summary from each country is provided here to assist future investigations...
  20. Johnson P, Rohr J, Hoverman J, Kellermanns E, Bowerman J, Lunde K. Living fast and dying of infection: host life history drives interspecific variation in infection and disease risk. Ecol Lett. 2012;15:235-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Broader integration between life history theory and disease ecology can aid in identifying both reservoir hosts and species at risk of disease-driven declines...
  21. Chung O, Sohn W, Chai J, Seo M, Lee H. Discovery of Maritrema obstipum (Digenea: Microphallidae) from migratory birds in Korea. Korean J Parasitol. 2011;49:457-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Beside these, adult worms of Gynaecotyla squatarolae, Parvatrema duboisi, and Acanthoparyphium sp. were also discovered. This is the first report establishing migratory birds as the natural definitive hosts for M. obstipum...
  22. Phan V, Ersbøll A, Nguyen K, Madsen H, Dalsgaard A. Farm-level risk factors for fish-borne zoonotic trematode infection in integrated small-scale fish farms in northern Vietnam. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010;4:e742 pubmed publisher
    ..Interventions in aquaculture should be based on knowledge of the main risk factors associated with FZT transmission...
  23. Gibson K, Rikihisa Y, Zhang C, Martin C. Neorickettsia risticii is vertically transmitted in the trematode Acanthatrium oregonense and horizontally transmitted to bats. Environ Microbiol. 2005;7:203-12 pubmed
    ..fuscus and M. lucifugus bats, suggesting that N. risticii can also be transmitted horizontally from trematode to bat. These results indicate that A. oregonense is a natural reservoir and probably a vector of N. risticii...
  24. Faltýnková A, Valtonen E, Karvonen A. Spatial and temporal structure of the trematode component community in Valvata macrostoma (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia). Parasitology. 2008;135:1691-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results show that generally well-described spatiotemporal differences in trematode infection of molluscs can emerge in very narrow spatial and temporal scales, which emphasizes the importance of these factors in community studies. ..
  25. De N, Murrell K, Cong L, Cam P, Chau L, Toan N, et al. The food-borne trematode zoonoses of Vietnam. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2003;34 Suppl 1:12-34 pubmed
    ..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. Headley S, Scorpio D, Vidotto O, Dumler J. Neorickettsia helminthoeca and salmon poisoning disease: a review. Vet J. 2011;187:165-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the biological cycles, treatment, control, and both public and veterinary health impacts associated with this pathogen and the intestinal fluke N. salmincola are discussed...
  27. Liu S, Wang Y, Peng W, Yu S, Yang W. Saccocoelium megasacculum n. sp., a new haploporid trematode from Liza carinatus in the Taiwan strait. J Parasitol. 2004;90:604-7 pubmed
  28. Keiser J, Utzinger J. Emerging foodborne trematodiasis. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005;11:1507-14 pubmed
    ..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. ..
  29. Wilson W, Johnson P, Sutherland D, Moné H, Loker E. A molecular phylogenetic study of the genus Ribeiroia (Digenea): trematodes known to cause limb malformations in amphibians. J Parasitol. 2005;91:1040-5 pubmed
    Species of Ribeiroia (Trematoda: Psilostomidae) are known to cause severe limb malformations and elevated mortality in amphibians. However, little is known regarding the number of species in this genus or its relation to other taxa...
  30. Shin E, Park J, Guk S, Kim J, Chai J. Intestinal helminth infections in feral cats and a raccoon dog on Aphaedo Island, Shinan-gun, with a special note on Gymnophalloides seoi infection in cats. Korean J Parasitol. 2009;47:189-91 pubmed publisher
    ..seoi, H. nocens, and S. erinacei. It has been first confirmed that cats, a mammalian species other than humans, play the role of a natural definitive host for G. seoi on Aphaedo Island. ..
  31. Lan Anh N, Phuong N, Murrell K, Johansen M, Dalsgaard A, Thu L, et al. Animal reservoir hosts and fish-borne zoonotic trematode infections on fish farms, Vietnam. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15:540-6 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  32. Seo M, Guk S, Lee S, Chai J. Gynaecotyla squatarolae (Digenea: Microphallidae) from rats experimentally infected with metacercariae from the shore crab, Macrophthalmus dilatatus. Korean J Parasitol. 2007;45:199-204 pubmed
    ..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...
  33. Raffel T, Lloyd Smith J, Sessions S, Hudson P, Rohr J. Does the early frog catch the worm? Disentangling potential drivers of a parasite age-intensity relationship in tadpoles. Oecologia. 2011;165:1031-42 pubmed publisher
  34. Vanhove M, Snoeks J, Volckaert F, Huyse T. First description of monogenean parasites in Lake Tanganyika: the cichlid Simochromis diagramma (Teleostei, Cichlidae) harbours a high diversity of Gyrodactylus species (Platyhelminthes, Monogenea). Parasitology. 2011;138:364-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Additional parasitological surveys on other host species, covering a broader phylogenetic and geographical range, should clarify the evolutionary history of Gyrodactylidae on cichlids in the African Great Lake and other parts of Africa. ..
  35. Karvonen A, Halonen H, Seppälä O. Priming of host resistance to protect cultured rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss against eye flukes and parasite-induced cataracts. J Fish Biol. 2010;76:1508-15 pubmed publisher
    ..naive rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss were experimentally exposed to a low-level Diplostomum spathaceum (Trematoda) infection to stimulate acquired resistance and, along with unexposed controls, were subsequently exposed to ..
  36. Alama Bermejo G, Montero F, Raga J, Holzer A. Skoulekia meningialis n. gen., n. sp. (Digenea: Aporocotylidae Odhner, 1912) a parasite surrounding the brain of the Mediterranean common two-banded seabream Diplodus vulgaris (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817) (Teleostei: Sparidae): description, molecul. Parasitol Int. 2011;60:34-44 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in the case of S. meningialis, main histopathological alterations were related to the adult blood flukes which were found to cause mild localised meningitis. ..
  37. Criscione C, Blouin M. Life cycles shape parasite evolution: comparative population genetics of salmon trematodes. Evolution. 2004;58:198-202 pubmed
    ..Thus, we propose that knowledge of parasite life cycles will help predict important evolutionary processes such as speciation, coevolution, and the spread of drug resistance. ..
  38. Sirgel W, Mas Coma S. Renylaima capensis n. gen., n. sp. (Trematoda: Brachylaimidae) from the urinary system of the shrew Myosorex varius Smuts, 1832 (Insectivora: Soricidae). Parasitol Res. 2010;106:1443-53 pubmed publisher
    ..gen., n. sp. is proposed...
  39. Sohn W, Chai J. Infection status with helminthes in feral cats purchased from a market in Busan, Republic of Korea. Korean J Parasitol. 2005;43:93-100 pubmed
    ..armatus, P. varium, Cryptocotyle sp., E. revolutum, E. japonicus, Stephanoprora sp., P. muris, Neodiplostomum sp. and Bolbosoma sp. represent helminth fauna which have not been reported previously in feral cats in the Republic of Korea. ..
  40. Chai J, Han E, Guk S, Shin E, Sohn W, Yong T, et al. High prevalence of liver and intestinal fluke infections among residents of Savannakhet Province in Laos. Korean J Parasitol. 2007;45:213-8 pubmed
    ..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. ..
  41. Tran T, Murrell K, Madsen H, Nguyen V, Dalsgaard A. Fishborne zoonotic trematodes in raw fish dishes served in restaurants in Nam Dinh Province and Hanoi, Vietnam. J Food Prot. 2009;72:2394-9 pubmed
    ..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...
  42. Dennis M, Landos M, D Antignana T. Case-control study of epidemic mortality and Cardicola forsteri-associated disease in farmed southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) of South Australia. Vet Pathol. 2011;48:846-55 pubmed publisher
    ..This study shows for the first time that a substantial proportion of poststocking mortality in cultured SBT is strongly associated with severe branchitis caused by C forsteri...
  43. Liu S, Zhou L, Yu S, Liu J. A new species of haploporid (Digenea) from the South China Sea. J Parasitol. 2006;92:620-2 pubmed
    ..This is the first record of a Megasolena species from ray-finned fishes as well as in China...
  44. Riehn K, Hamedy A, Grosse K, Zeitler L, Lücker E. A novel detection method for Alaria alata mesocercariae in meat. Parasitol Res. 2010;107:213-20 pubmed publisher
    ..2075/2005. Among other advantages, this method offers a simple, highly applicable, fast, and cost effective way to detect DMS in wild boars which is already applicable in routine veterinary inspection...
  45. Bartoli P, Gibson D. The occurrence of the Japanese species Dinosoma lophiomi Toman, 1973 (Digenea: Hemiuridae) in Lophius piscatorius (Teleostei) from the western Mediterranean. Syst Parasitol. 2006;65:251-61 pubmed
    ..The validity of diagnostic features of Adinosoma Manter, 1947 is commented upon, and lists of records of species of Dinosoma and digeneans from L. piscatorius in the Western Mediterranean are included...
  46. Harrod C, Griffiths D. Ichthyocotylurus erraticus (Digenea: Strigeidae): factors affecting infection intensity and the effects of infection on pollan ( Coregonus autumnalis ), a glacial relict fish. Parasitology. 2005;131:511-9 pubmed
  47. Huyse T, Malmberg G, Volckaert F. Four new species of Gyrodactylus von Nordmann, 1832 (Monogenea, Gyrodactylidae) on gobiid fishes: combined DNA and morphological analyses. Syst Parasitol. 2004;59:103-20 pubmed
    ..For the latter two species, a new species group is formed. The V4 and ITS sequence analyses, however, indicate a close relationship between G. branchialis and the three G. arcuatus-like species...
  48. Paul Pont I, Gonzalez P, Baudrimont M, Jude F, Raymond N, Bourrasseau L, et al. Interactive effects of metal contamination and pathogenic organisms on the marine bivalve Cerastoderma edule. Mar Pollut Bull. 2010;60:515-25 pubmed publisher
    ..These results highlighted the importance of considering the multiplicity of perturbation sources in coastal ecosystems to assess the health status of organisms...
  49. Keiser J, Utzinger J. Food-borne trematodiases. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2009;22:466-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Current research needs are emphasized...
  50. Diaz J, Cremonte F. 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. J Parasitol. 2010;96:740-5 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  51. Sayasone S, Tesana S, Utzinger J, Hatz C, Akkhavong K, Odermatt P. Rare human infection with the trematode Echinochasmus japonicus in Lao PDR. Parasitol Int. 2009;58:106-9 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  52. Shin D, Lim D, Choi K, Oh C, Kim M, Lee I, et al. Scanning electron microscope study of ancient parasite eggs recovered from Korean mummies of the Joseon Dynasty. J Parasitol. 2009;95:137-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, some of them, for example, M. yokogawai, exhibited a better preservation status than others, suggesting that they should be the first candidates considered when choosing subjects for future paleoparasitological studies...
  53. Choudhury A, Rosas Valdez R, Johnson R, Hoffmann B, Pérez Ponce de León G. The phylogenetic position of Allocreadiidae (Trematoda: Digenea) from partial sequences of the 18S and 28S ribosomal RNA genes. J Parasitol. 2007;93:192-6 pubmed
    ..The results also indicate that, whereas Allocreadiidae is not a basal taxon, it is not included within the suborder Plagiorchiata. No support was found for a direct relationship between allocreadiids and opecoelids either...
  54. Chi T, Dalsgaard A, Turnbull J, Tuan P, Murrell K. Prevalence of zoonotic trematodes in fish from a Vietnamese fish-farming community. J Parasitol. 2008;94:423-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This has implications for the effectiveness of control programs focused mainly on treatment of humans...
  55. Thieltges D, Rick J. Effect of temperature on emergence, survival and infectivity of cercariae of the marine trematode Renicola roscovita (Digenea: Renicolidae). Dis Aquat Organ. 2006;73:63-8 pubmed
  56. Aiken H, Hayward C, Crosbie P, Watts M, Nowak B. Serological evidence of an antibody response in farmed southern bluefin tuna naturally infected with the blood fluke Cardicola forsteri. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2008;25:66-75 pubmed publisher
    ..No significant differences were observed in seroprevalence. This is one of the few studies to demonstrate the development of acquired resistance in fish against a parasite in an aquaculture environment under natural infection conditions...
  57. Derbel H, Boudaya L, Neifar L. Pseudodiplectanum syrticum n. sp. (Monogenea: Diplectanidae), a parasite of Synapturichthys kleinii (Teleostei: Soleidae) from off Tunisia. Syst Parasitol. 2007;68:225-31 pubmed
    ..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. Sohn W, Kim J, Song H. Two species of goby, Boleophthalmus pectinirostris and Scartelaos sp., as the new second intermediate hosts of heterophyid fluke in Korea. Korean J Parasitol. 2005;43:161-4 pubmed
    ..pectinirostris from Sooncheon-shi. From the above results, this study is the first to prove that B. pectinirostris and Scartelaos sp. serve as the second intermediate hosts of some heterophyid flukes in Korea...
  59. Bray R, Justine J. Prosorhynchus maternus sp. n. (Digenea: Bucephalidae) from the Malabar grouper Epinephelus malabaricus (Perciformes: Serranidae) off New Caledonia. Folia Parasitol (Praha). 2006;53:181-8 pubmed
    ..New records of Prosorhynchus longisaccatus Durio et Manter, 1968 from Epinephelus cyanopodus (Richardson) and Prosorhynchoides lamprelli Bott et Cribb, 2005 from Caranx papuensis Alleyne et Macleay off New Caledonia are also included...
  60. Karvonen A, Paukku S, Valtonen E, Hudson P. Transmission, infectivity and survival of Diplostomum spathaceum cercariae. Parasitology. 2003;127:217-24 pubmed
    ..The per capita transmission rate was frequency dependent and averaged 0.341/h (+/- 0.036)...
  61. Rim H, Sohn W, Yong T, Eom K, Chai J, Min D, et al. Fishborne trematode metacercariae detected in freshwater fish from Vientiane Municipality and Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR. Korean J Parasitol. 2008;46:253-60 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  62. Yoshino T, Dinguirard N, Mourão M. In vitro manipulation of gene expression in larval Schistosoma: a model for postgenomic approaches in Trematoda. Parasitology. 2010;137:463-83 pubmed publisher
  63. Dung B, Madsen H, The D. 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. Acta Trop. 2010;116:15-23 pubmed publisher
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    ..3013, p=0.0019). Fluke counts were also correlated with sea lice counts (r(s,150df)=0.3143, p=0.0000). Peaks in these epizootics occurred near the onset of elevated mortalities, which started after 7 weeks of ranching...
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    ..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...