echinostoma

Summary

Summary: A genus of intestinal flukes of the family Echinostomatidae which consists of many species. They occur in man and other vertebrates. The intermediate hosts are frequently mollusks.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Time series analysis of the transcriptional responses of Biomphalaria glabrata throughout the course of intramolluscan development of Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma paraensei
    Patrick C Hanington
    Center for Theoretical and Evolutionary Immunology CETI, Department of Biology, MSC03 2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Int J Parasitol 40:819-31. 2010
  2. ncbi Compatibility in the Biomphalaria glabrata/Echinostoma caproni model: potential involvement of adhesion genes
    A Bouchut
    Parasitologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5555, CNRS Université de Perpignan, 52 Ave Paul Alduy, Perpignan Cedex 66860, France
    Int J Parasitol 36:175-84. 2006
  3. pmc Differential transcriptomic responses of Biomphalaria glabrata (Gastropoda, Mollusca) to bacteria and metazoan parasites, Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma paraensei (Digenea, Platyhelminthes)
    Coen M Adema
    Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology, Biology MSC03 2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Mol Immunol 47:849-60. 2010
  4. ncbi Experimental infection of Rana pipiens tadpoles with Echinostoma trivolvis cercariae
    B Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 83:666-9. 1997
  5. ncbi Identification of proteins in excretory/secretory extracts of Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda) from chronic and acute infections
    Dolores Bernal
    Departament de Bioquimica i Biologia Molecular, Facultat de Ciencies, Universitat de Valencia, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Proteomics 6:2835-43. 2006
  6. ncbi Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma caproni excretory-secretory products differentially affect gene expression in Biomphalaria glabrata embryonic cells
    C Coustau
    Parasitologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR CNRS 5555, 52 Avenue Paul Alduy, Universite de Perpignan, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Parasitology 127:533-42. 2003
  7. ncbi Experimental evidence of hybrid breakdown between genetically distinct populations of Echinostoma caproni
    S Trouve
    Centre de Biologie et d Ecologie Tropicale et Mediterraneenne, UMR 5555 du CNRS, Universite de Perpignan, France
    Parasitology 117:133-5. 1998
  8. ncbi Effects of glucose on survival, infectivity and linear movement of the cercariae of Echinostoma caproni
    E L Ponder
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 78:185-7. 2004
  9. doi Revealing the secret lives of cryptic species: Examining the phylogenetic relationships of echinostome parasites in North America
    Jillian T Detwiler
    Purdue University, Biological Sciences, Lilly Hall, 915 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:611-20. 2010
  10. doi Effects of prolonged worm storage on the viability of Echinostoma caproni eggs
    Robert C Peoples
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 104:471-3. 2009

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  1. pmc Time series analysis of the transcriptional responses of Biomphalaria glabrata throughout the course of intramolluscan development of Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma paraensei
    Patrick C Hanington
    Center for Theoretical and Evolutionary Immunology CETI, Department of Biology, MSC03 2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Int J Parasitol 40:819-31. 2010
    ..the medically important Schistosoma mansoni, exemplifying sporocyst production in its larval development, or Echinostoma paraensei, representing an emphasis on rediae production in its larval development...
  2. ncbi Compatibility in the Biomphalaria glabrata/Echinostoma caproni model: potential involvement of adhesion genes
    A Bouchut
    Parasitologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5555, CNRS Université de Perpignan, 52 Ave Paul Alduy, Perpignan Cedex 66860, France
    Int J Parasitol 36:175-84. 2006
    Because susceptibility or resistance of Biomphalaria glabrata to the trematode Echinostoma caproni correlates with differential hemocytic adhesive properties, we compared the expression of genes involved in adhesion processes between ..
  3. pmc Differential transcriptomic responses of Biomphalaria glabrata (Gastropoda, Mollusca) to bacteria and metazoan parasites, Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma paraensei (Digenea, Platyhelminthes)
    Coen M Adema
    Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology, Biology MSC03 2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Mol Immunol 47:849-60. 2010
    ..and Micrococcus luteus, respectively), or infection with compatible trematode parasites (Schistosoma mansoni or Echinostoma paraensei, 20 miracidia/snail), relative to controls, using universal reference RNA...
  4. ncbi Experimental infection of Rana pipiens tadpoles with Echinostoma trivolvis cercariae
    B Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 83:666-9. 1997
    Studies were done on laboratory-raised Rana pipiens tadpoles experimentally infected with Echinostoma trivolvis cercariae. Tadpoles exposed individually to 250 cercariae died within 24 h...
  5. ncbi Identification of proteins in excretory/secretory extracts of Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda) from chronic and acute infections
    Dolores Bernal
    Departament de Bioquimica i Biologia Molecular, Facultat de Ciencies, Universitat de Valencia, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Proteomics 6:2835-43. 2006
    In the present study, we describe the investigation of Echinostoma friedi excretory/secretory products using a proteomic approach combined with the use of heterologous antibodies...
  6. ncbi Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma caproni excretory-secretory products differentially affect gene expression in Biomphalaria glabrata embryonic cells
    C Coustau
    Parasitologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR CNRS 5555, 52 Avenue Paul Alduy, Universite de Perpignan, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Parasitology 127:533-42. 2003
    ..both promote the growth and differentiation of various trematode species including Schistosoma mansoni, and Echinostoma caproni and share some morphological and functional features with circulating haemocytes...
  7. ncbi Experimental evidence of hybrid breakdown between genetically distinct populations of Echinostoma caproni
    S Trouve
    Centre de Biologie et d Ecologie Tropicale et Mediterraneenne, UMR 5555 du CNRS, Universite de Perpignan, France
    Parasitology 117:133-5. 1998
    ..e. coming from the same geographical area) of Echinostoma caproni, reported in a previous paper, may be explained by a post-zygotic isolating mechanism...
  8. ncbi Effects of glucose on survival, infectivity and linear movement of the cercariae of Echinostoma caproni
    E L Ponder
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 78:185-7. 2004
    The effects of glucose in artificial spring water (ASW) on the survival, infectivity, and linear movement of Echinostoma caproni cercariae were studied...
  9. doi Revealing the secret lives of cryptic species: Examining the phylogenetic relationships of echinostome parasites in North America
    Jillian T Detwiler
    Purdue University, Biological Sciences, Lilly Hall, 915 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:611-20. 2010
    ..Phylogenetic and network analysis demonstrated the presence of five cryptic Echinostoma lineages, one Hypoderaeum lineage, and three Echinoparyphium lineages...
  10. doi Effects of prolonged worm storage on the viability of Echinostoma caproni eggs
    Robert C Peoples
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 104:471-3. 2009
    This study examined the effects of long-term worm storage on the viability of Echinostoma caproni eggs...
  11. ncbi Mitochondrial ND1 gene sequences used to identify echinostome isolates from Australia and New Zealand
    J A Morgan
    School of Biological Sciences, James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 28:493-502. 1998
    ..Using DNA sequences from the mitochondrial ND1 gene Echinostoma revolutum and Echinostoma paraensei were discovered in Australia...
  12. doi Influence of Echinostoma paraensei (Lie and Basch, 1967) infection on the calcium content in Biomphalaria glabrata (Say, 1818)
    Victor Menezes Tunholi
    Curso de Pós Graduação em Ciências Veterinárias, Departamento de Parasitologia Animal, Instituto de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, km7, BR 465, Antiga estrada Rio São Paulo, 23890 000 Seropédica, RJ, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 129:266-9. 2011
    ..glabrata (Say, 1818) was determined after exposure to different parasite burdens (5 and 50 miracidia) of Echinostoma paraensei (Lie and Basch, 1967)...
  13. ncbi Biological control of Fasciola gigantica with Echinostoma revolutum
    - Suhardono
    Research Institute for Veterinary Science, Jl RE Martadinata No 30, Bogor 16114, Indonesia
    Vet Parasitol 140:166-70. 2006
    ..to investigate the potential for control of fasciolosis of antagonism between larvae of Fasciola gigantica and Echinostoma revolutum in Lymnaea rubiginosa...
  14. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships of Echinostoma Rudolphi, 1809 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) and related genera re-assessed via DNA and morphological analyses
    A Kostadinova
    Department of Biodiversity, Central Laboratory of General Ecology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Gagarin Street, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Syst Parasitol 54:159-76. 2003
    ..The latter represented six species from the cosmopolitan genera Echinostoma, Echinoparyphium, Hypoderaeum and Isthmiophora...
  15. ncbi The finding of Echinostoma (Trematoda: Digenea) and hookworm eggs in coprolites collected from a Brazilian mummified body dated 600-1,200 years before present
    L Sianto
    Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Parasitol 91:972-5. 2005
    ..Coprolites from the body contained numerous helminth eggs. The eggs were identified as those of Echinostoma sp. and hookworm...
  16. ncbi Effects of tonicity, digestive enzymes and bile salts, and nutrient media on the survival of excysted metacercariae of Echinostoma caproni
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 93:1-4. 2004
    ..salts, and various nutrients added to Locke's solution were studied on the chemically excysted metacercariae of Echinostoma caproni. Metacercariae were maintained at 37.5 degrees C in multiwell chambers, ten per 0...
  17. ncbi Host-finding in Echinostoma caproni: miracidia and cercariae use different signals to identify the same snail species
    B Haberl
    Institute for Zoology I, University of Erlangen, Germany
    Parasitology 120:479-86. 2000
    The snail host signals releasing host-finding responses in miracidia and cercariae of Echinostoma caproni were analysed by fractionation of snail-conditioned water (SCW)...
  18. doi Physiological changes in Lymnaea columella (Say, 1817) (Mollusca, Gastropoda) in response to Echinostoma paraensei Lie and Basch, 1967 (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) infection
    J Pinheiro
    Area de Biofísica, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia, UFRRJ, BR465, km7, Seropedica, RJ, Brazil, CEP 23 085 570
    Parasitol Res 106:55-9. 2009
    The physiological interaction between the digenean Echinostoma paraensei larvae and the intermediate snail host Lymnaea columella was studied...
  19. doi Intermediate host availability masks the strength of experimentally-derived colonisation patterns in echinostome trematodes
    Jillian T Detwiler
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Int J Parasitol 39:585-90. 2009
    ..among three potential second intermediate snail host species and suggested that two trematode species (Echinostoma revolutum and Echinoparyphium sp...
  20. ncbi Description of the adult worms of a new Brazilian isolate of Echinostoma paraensei (Platyhelminthes:Digenea) from its natural vertebrate host Nectomys squamipes by light and scanning electron microscopy and molecular analysis
    A Maldonado
    , Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Parasitol Res 87:840-8. 2001
    b>Echinostoma paraensei Lie and Basch, 1967 (Echinostomatidae:Platyhelminthes), a 37 collar spine echinostome of the "revolutum group", has been used extensively as a model organism to study the interactions of digenetic ..
  21. pmc Echinostoma malayanum infection, the Philippines
    Vicente Y Belizario
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1130-1. 2007
  22. ncbi Echinostoma paraensei: differential gene transcription in the sporocyst stage
    Thomas S Nowak
    Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Exp Parasitol 109:94-105. 2005
    ..was employed to identify 69 unique expressed sequence tags likely to be upregulated in cultured sporocysts of Echinostoma paraensei, a trematode parasite of the planorbid snail, Biomphalaria glabrata...
  23. ncbi Recent advances in the biology of Echinostoma species in the "revolutum" group
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Adv Parasitol 58:139-95. 2004
    This review examines the significant literature on the biology of Echinostoma species in the "revolutum" group. We have considered 10 species belonging to this group...
  24. ncbi The musculature and associated innervation of adult and intramolluscan stages of Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda) visualised by confocal microscopy
    Sarka Sebelova
    Parasitology Research Group, School of Biology and Biochemistry, Medical Biology Centre, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, BT9 7BL, UK
    Parasitol Res 93:196-206. 2004
    Gross anatomy of muscle and sensory/motor innervation of adult and intramolluscan developmental stages of Echinostoma caproni have been investigated to ascertain the organisation and the functional correlates of any stage-specific ..
  25. doi Molecular cloning and characterization of Echinostoma caproni heat shock protein-70 and differential expression in the parasite derived from low- and high-compatible hosts
    M Higón
    Departamento de Biología Celular y Parasitología, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Valencia, Av V A Estellés, S N, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Parasitology 135:1469-77. 2008
    We cloned and expressed Echinostoma caproni HSP70 in Escherichia coli. This molecule presents an open reading frame (ORF) of 655 amino acids, and a theoretical molecular weight of 71 kDa. E...
  26. ncbi An experimental study of the reproductive success of Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda : Echinostomatidae) in the golden hamster
    R Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Parasitology 126:433-41. 2003
    Viable eggs produced weekly per infective stage was used as a measure of the reproductive success of Echinostoma friedi during the first 12 weeks of infection in hamsters...
  27. pmc A family of fibrinogen-related proteins that precipitates parasite-derived molecules is produced by an invertebrate after infection
    C M Adema
    Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:8691-6. 1997
    After infection with the digenetic trematode Echinostoma paraensei, hemolymph of the snail Biomphalaria glabrata contains lectins comprised of 65-kDa subunits that precipitate polypeptides secreted by E. paraensei intramolluscan larvae...
  28. doi Identification of antigenic proteins from Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda) recognized by mouse immunoglobulins M, A and G using an immunoproteomic approach
    J Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Parasite Immunol 30:271-9. 2008
    Antigenic proteins of Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda) against mouse IgM, IgA, IgG, IgG1 and IgG2a were investigated by immunoproteomics. Excretory/secretory products (ESP) of E...
  29. doi Excretory/secretory proteome of the adult stage of Echinostoma caproni
    Javier Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 107:691-7. 2010
    The excretory/secretory proteome of Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) adults collected from experimentally infected mice was investigated using a proteomic approach...
  30. ncbi Echinostoma caproni: identification of enolase in excretory/secretory products, molecular cloning, and functional expression
    Antonio Marcilla
    Departamento de Biología Celular y Parasitología, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Valencia, Av V A Estellés, S N, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 117:57-64. 2007
    ..could be involved in host-trematode relationships, we have analysed the excretory/secretory products (ESP) of Echinostoma caproni following a proteomic approach...
  31. ncbi Echinostoma luisreyi n. sp. (Platyhelminthes: Digenea) by light and scanning electron microscopy
    A Maldonado
    Laboratório de Biologia e Controle da Esquistossomose, Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Av Brasil 4365, 21045 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Parasitol 89:800-8. 2003
    The entire life cycle of the Brazilian Echinostoma luisreyi n. sp., of the 37-collar spine E. revolutum group, has been observed under experimental conditions. The snail Physa marmorata serves as its first natural intermediate host...
  32. pmc Echinostoma revolutum infection in children, Pursat Province, Cambodia
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, South Korea
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:117-9. 2011
    ..The prevalence of infection with echinostome flukes ranged from 7.5% to 22.4% in 4 schools surveyed. Adult worms were identified as Echinostoma revolutum.
  33. doi Lack of pesticide toxicity to Echinostoma trivolvis eggs and miracidia
    Thomas R Raffel
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    J Parasitol 95:1548-51. 2009
    ..of atrazine, glyphosate, carbaryl, and malathion on embryo and miracidium (free-living stage) survival of Echinostoma trivolvis, a common trematode of amphibians...
  34. ncbi Excretory-secretory proteome of larval Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma caproni, two parasites of Biomphalaria glabrata
    François Guillou
    Parasitologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5244, CNRS Université de Perpignan, 52 Ave Paul Alduy, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 155:45-56. 2007
    Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma caproni are two trematode species that use different strategies (mimicry and immunosuppression, respectively) to interfere with the snail innate immune system...
  35. ncbi Compatibility in the Biomphalaria glabrata/Echinostoma caproni model: new candidate genes evidenced by a suppressive subtractive hybridization approach
    A Bouchut
    Parasitologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5555, CNRS Université de Perpignan Perpignan, France
    Parasitology 134:575-88. 2007
    ..molecular studies comparing transcripts and proteins of Biomphalaria glabrata susceptible or resistant to Echinostoma caproni were undertaken...
  36. ncbi Effects of tonicity on the release of neutral lipids in Echinostoma caproni adults and observations on lipids in excysted metacercariae
    Jessica L Schneck
    Department of Chemistry, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 92:285-8. 2004
    ..analyze neutral lipids in worm incubates isotonic, hypotonic, and hypertonic to the intestinal habitat of adult Echinostoma caproni...
  37. ncbi High performance thin layer chromatographic analysis of neutral lipids in the urine of BALB/c mice infected with Echinostoma caproni
    James D Vasta
    Department of Chemistry, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, USA
    Parasitol Res 102:625-9. 2008
    ..used to determine the neutral lipid profile in the urine of BALB/c mice experimentally infected with adults of Echinostoma caproni...
  38. ncbi Histochemical glycogen and neutral lipid in Echinostoma trivolvis cercariae and effects of exogenous glucose on cercarial longevity
    B Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 72:83-5. 1998
    Histochemical glycogen and neutral lipid studies were conducted on Echinostoma trivolvis cercariae maintained in artificial spring water (ASW) at 24-25 degrees C for up to 24 h after emergence from host snails...
  39. ncbi Effect of tribendimidine on adult Echinostoma caproni harbored in mice, including scanning electron microscopic observations
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    J Parasitol 92:858-62. 2006
    ..e., tribendimidine, with an experimental focus on adult Echinostoma caproni. Female NMRI mice were infected with 30 E...
  40. ncbi Compatibility in the Biomphalaria glabrata/Echinostoma caproni model: Potential involvement of proteins from hemocytes revealed by a proteomic approach
    A Bouchut
    Parasitologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR 5555, CNRS Université de Perpignan, 52 Ave Paul Alduy, 66 860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Acta Trop 98:234-46. 2006
    ..investigate the suspected involvement of cellular factors in Biomphalaria glabrata resistance/susceptibility to Echinostoma caproni, we compared protein patterns from hemocytes collected from susceptible and resistant snails...
  41. ncbi High-performance thin-layer chromatographic analysis of neutral lipids and phospholipids in Biomphalaria glabrata patently infected with Echinostoma caproni
    Sharon R Bandstra
    Department of Chemistry, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 99:414-8. 2006
    ..neutral lipid and phospholipid content of Biomphalaria glabrata patently infected with the daughter rediae of Echinostoma caproni. Uninfected snails were used as matched controls...
  42. pmc Trematocidal activity of praziquantel and artemisinin derivatives: in vitro and in vivo investigations with adult Echinostoma caproni
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:803-5. 2006
    We examined the effects of praziquantel and the artemisinins on adult Echinostoma caproni. In vitro, both praziquantel and the artemisinins exhibited exposure-response relationships...
  43. ncbi Hemozoin formation in Echinostoma trivolvis rediae
    John M Pisciotta
    The Malaria Research Institute, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:1037-42. 2005
    Rediae of the trematode Echinostoma trivolvis, from naturally infected Helisoma trivolvis snails, form a black pigment while inside the snail host...
  44. pmc Metabolic profiling of an Echinostoma caproni infection in the mouse for biomarker discovery
    Jasmina Saric
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e254. 2008
    ..The objectives of our study were to assess the global metabolic responses to an Echinostoma caproni infection in the mouse, and to compare the biomarkers extracted from different biofluids (plasma, stool,..
  45. ncbi Glycan vesicle formation in vitellocytes and hatching vacuoles in eggs of Echinostoma caproni and Fasciola hepatica (Digenea)
    J Schmidt
    Institut für Spezielle Zoologie, Ruhr Universitat, Bochum, Germany
    Tissue Cell 30:416-26. 1998
    ..The eggs' internal hydrostatic pressure rises, probably due to a depolymerization of the polysaccharides that causes an osmotically driven water influx. Finally, the operculum of the egg bursts open and the miracidium escapes...
  46. pmc Panorganismal metabolic response modeling of an experimental Echinostoma caproni infection in the mouse
    Jasmina Saric
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Proteome Res 8:3899-911. 2009
    ..The multicompartmental metabolic effects of an experimental Echinostoma caproni infection have been characterized in 12 outbred female mice infected orally with 30 E...
  47. ncbi Relative merits of nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacers and mitochondrial CO1 and ND1 genes for distinguishing among Echinostoma species (Trematoda)
    J A Morgan
    Department of Zoology and Tropical Ecology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Parasitology 116:289-97. 1998
    Cryptic species, belonging to the 37 collar-spine Echinostoma group, were distinguished using nuclear rDNA ITS (884 bases) and mtDNA CO1 (257 bases) and ND1 (530 bases) sequences...
  48. ncbi Echinostomes as experimental models for interactions between adult parasites and vertebrate hosts
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Avenida Vicente Andrés Estellés, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Trends Parasitol 21:251-4. 2005
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  49. ncbi Refractoriness of host haemocytes to parasite immunosuppressive factors as a putative resistance mechanism in the Biomphalaria glabrata-Echinostoma caproni system
    E Humbert
    Centre de Biologie et d'Ecologie, UMR 5555 du CNRS, , France
    Parasitology 122:651-60. 2001
    ..mechanisms underlying resistance/susceptibility in the snail-trematode system Biomphalaria glabrata-Echinostoma caproni...
  50. ncbi Effects of atrazine on cercarial longevity, activity, and infectivity
    Janet Koprivnikar
    Department of Biology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5L 1C6
    J Parasitol 92:306-11. 2006
    ..Mortality of Echinostoma trivolvis increased in a 200 microg/L atrazine solution, and a species of Alaria showed both decreased activity ..
  51. ncbi A quantitative approach to the experimental transmission success of Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in rats
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    J Parasitol 92:16-20. 2006
    Using a range of parameters, the ability of rats (Rattus norvegicus) to successfully transmit Echinostoma friedi to the next host was examined under experimental conditions...
  52. ncbi A survey of waterfowl for echinostomes and schistosomes from Lake Wanaka and the Waitaki River watershed, New Zealand
    N E Davis
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Helminthol 80:33-40. 2006
    ..The Canada goose (Branta canadensis) was found to host an echinostome determined to be a New Zealand strain of Echinostoma revolutum. The New Zealand scaup (Aythya novaeseelandia) concurrently hosts three species of echinostomes (E...
  53. ncbi Longevity of Echinostoma caproni in Balb/c mice
    B Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton PA 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 82:95-6. 2008
    This study used Balb/c mice to examine the longevity of Echinostoma caproni. Five mice each exposed to 75 encysted metacercariae (cysts) were necropsied at 23 weeks postinfection (PI) (160 days PI)...
  54. ncbi The synthetic peroxide OZ78 is effective against Echinostoma caproni and Fasciola hepatica
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:1193-7. 2006
    ..The trematocidal properties of a synthetic peroxide, 1,2,4-trioxolane (OZ78) were determined both in vivo and in vitro...
  55. ncbi Segmentina hemisphaerula: a new molluscan intermediate host for Echinostoma cinetorchis in Korea
    P R Chung
    Department of Parasitology, Inha University College of Medicine, Inchon, Korea
    J Parasitol 87:1169-71. 2001
    ..Of these, only H. cantori was reported as the first and second intermediate host for Echinostoma cinetorchis, an important human intestinal parasite in Korea...
  56. ncbi Effect of Echinostoma liei infection on alterations of protein content and some enzymes in Biomphalaria alexandrina snails
    M B Mahmoud
    Medical Malacology Laboratory, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Imbaba, Giza, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 32:361-72. 2002
    ..The results indicated also that there were significant increases in the levels of acid and alkaline phosphatases enzymes in exposed snails...
  57. ncbi Effects of a diet deficient in the B complex vitamins on infectivity, growth and distribution of Echinostoma caproni in ICR mice
    H L Simpkins
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 75:77-80. 2001
    The effects of a diet deficient in the B vitamins on infectivity, growth, and distribution of Echinostoma caproni in ICR mice were studied...
  58. pmc Characterization of immune genes from the schistosome host snail Biomphalaria glabrata that encode peptidoglycan recognition proteins and gram-negative bacteria binding protein
    Si Ming Zhang
    Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology, MSC03 2020, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Immunogenetics 59:883-98. 2007
    ..No significant changes in expression were observed in snails at 2 days post-exposure (dpe) to the trematodes Echinostoma paraensei or S. mansoni...
  59. ncbi Effects of a 300-metacercarial cyst inoculum on worm recovery and crowding of Echinostoma caproni in Balb/C mice
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 101:1701-2. 2007
    To test the effects of a large metacercarial cyst inoculum on the recovery of Echinostoma caproni adult worms in Balb/C mice, 4 mice were each exposed to 300 cysts and necropsied 21 days PI...
  60. ncbi Echinostoma caproni: kinetics of IgM, IgA and IgG subclasses in the serum and intestine of experimentally infected rats and mice
    Javier Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 116:390-8. 2007
    The kinetics of specific immunoglobulin M, A and IgG subclasses against Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) were analyzed in serum and intestinal fluid of two host species (Wistar rats and ICR mice) in which the course of ..
  61. ncbi The crowding effect and morphometric variability in Echinostoma caproni (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) from ICR mice
    Lindsey L Stillson
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s College, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Parasitol 93:242-6. 2007
    Population density, or crowding, was examined to determine its effect on the morphometric variability of Echinostoma caproni (Digenea) in ICR mice...
  62. ncbi Enhanced malaria parasite transmission from helminth co-infected mice
    Gregory S Noland
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:1052-6. 2007
    ..We used the Echinostoma caproni-Plasmodium yoelii murine model of co-infection to assess the impact of helminth co-infection on malaria ..
  63. ncbi Differential immune profiles following experimental Echinostoma hortense infection in BALB/c and C3H/HeN mice
    Yoon Kyung Cho
    Department of Biomedical Laboratory Science, College of Health Science, Yonsei University, Wonju 220 701, South Korea
    Parasitol Res 100:1053-61. 2007
    Despite the increasing incidence in food-borne Echinostoma hortense infection, the underlying immune mechanism along with the clinical manifestations and the expulsion of the worms from the mucosal surfaces are not well understood...
  64. ncbi Host specificity of Pisidium coreanum (Bivalvia: Sphaeriidae) to larval infection with a human intestinal fluke Echinostoma cinetorchis (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in Korea
    Y K Park
    Department of Parasitology and Inha Research Institute for Medical Sciences, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon
    J Parasitol 92:1118-20. 2006
    ..The present study was designed to determine the possible occurrence and, if present, the prevalence of Echinostoma cinetorchis in P...
  65. ncbi Encystment and metacercariae development of Echinostoma cinetorchis cercariae in an in vitro culture system
    Yun Kyu Park
    Department of Parasitology and Inha Research Institute for Medical Sciences, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon 400 712, Korea
    J Parasitol 92:1010-3. 2006
    For some species of 37-collar-spined Echinostoma, their cercariae successfully encyst and develop to metacercariae in vitro...
  66. ncbi The expulsion of Echinostoma trivolvis: worm kinetics and intestinal cytopathology in conventional and congenitally athymic BALB/c mice
    T Fujino
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Parasitology 106:297-304. 1993
    The infectivity and distribution of Echinostoma trivolvis were studied in male, conventional and congenitally athymic nude mice, each infected with 30 metacercarial cysts...
  67. ncbi Kinetics of antibodies and antigens in serum of mice experimentally infected with Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae)
    R Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    J Parasitol 91:978-80. 2005
    ..on the kinetics of antibodies and antigens in serum of mice experimentally infected with 75 metacercariae of Echinostoma caproni during the first 12 wk postinfection (wpi)...
  68. ncbi Immune response and inhibitory effect of ketotifen on the BALB/c and C3H/HeN mice infected with Echinostoma hortense
    Yong Suk Ryang
    Department of Biomedical Laboratory Science, Institute of Health Science, College of Health Science, Yonsei University, Wonju, 220 701, Republic of Korea
    Parasitol Res 101:1103-10. 2007
    Although Echinostoma hortense is one of the intestinal trematodes with a high infection rate in South Korea, the exact immune response against E. hortense infection has yet to be fully investigated...
  69. ncbi Echinostoma caproni: intestinal pathology in the golden hamster, a highly compatible host, and the Wistar rat, a less compatible host
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 112:164-71. 2006
    The histopathological changes induced by Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in a high (golden hamster) and a low compatible host (rat) were compared at 15 and 30 days post-infection...
  70. ncbi Storage and incubation of Echinostoma revolutum eggs recovered from wild Branta canadensis, and their infectivity to Lymnaea tomentosa snails
    N E Davis
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Helminthol 79:321-6. 2005
    b>Echinostoma revolutum eggs recovered from naturally infected wild Canada geese (Branta canadensis) were cold stored (4-6 degrees C) for up to 72 weeks...
  71. ncbi Effects of a 100 metacercarial cyst inoculum on the host-parasite relationship of Echinostoma caproni and ICR mice
    C D Balfour
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 75:321-4. 2001
    The host-parasite relationship of a 100 metacercarial cyst inoculum of Echinostoma caproni in the ICR mouse was examined...
  72. doi Excystation of the encysted metacercariae of Echinostoma trivolvis and Echinostoma caproni in a trypsin-bile salts-cysteine medium and morphometric analysis of the excysted larvae
    Tyler M Saxton
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Parasitol 94:669-71. 2008
    A trypsin-bile salts-cysteine (TBC) medium was used to excyst the encysted metacercariae of Echinostoma caproni and Echinostoma trivolvis, 2 allopatric species of Echinostoma...
  73. ncbi Kinetics of Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) antigens in feces and serum of experimentally infected hamsters and rats
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    J Parasitol 90:752-8. 2004
    This study reports on the kinetics of antibody production to Echinostoma caproni and the dynamics of antigens in feces and sera in 2 experimental hosts (hamsters and rats) that display different degrees of susceptibility with this ..
  74. ncbi Effects of diet and Echinostoma revolutum infection on energy allocation patterns in juvenile Lymnaea elodes snails
    Gregory J Sandland
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    Oecologia 134:479-86. 2003
    ..elodes snails that were either exposed or sham-exposed to the castrating trematode, Echinostoma revolutum. Host growth was assessed weekly; reproduction and survival were recorded every 2-3 days...
  75. ncbi The comparative development of Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) adults in experimentally infected hamsters and rats
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100, Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 93:439-44. 2004
    The aim of the present study was to compare the development of Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) adults in two host species displaying different degrees of compatibility with this parasite...
  76. ncbi Use of individual polymorphism to validate potential functional markers: case of a candidate lectin (BgSel) differentially expressed in susceptible and resistant strains of Biomphalaria glabrata
    F Guillou
    Parasitologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR CNRS 5555, 52 Avenue Paul Alduy, Universite de Perpignan, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 138:175-81. 2004
    ..As susceptibility or resistance of B. glabrata to the trematode Echinostoma caproni correlates with a differential hemocytic adhesive behavior, we investigated the expression of BgSel in ..
  77. pmc Susceptibility of several strains of mice to Echinostoma hortense infection
    Kyu Jae Lee
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Basic Medical Science, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju 220 701, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 42:51-6. 2004
    Susceptibilities of 5 different mice strains, including C3H/HeN, BALB/c, C57BL6, FvB and ICR, to Echinostoma hortense infection, was evaluated...
  78. ncbi Parasite-induced trophic facilitation exploited by a non-host predator: a manipulator's nightmare
    Kim N Mouritsen
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 33:1043-50. 2003
    ..Both these feeding behaviours of birds are known to occur in the field...
  79. ncbi Interactions related to non-host snails in the host-finding process of Euparyphium albuferensis and Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) miracidia
    Carla Muñoz-Antoli
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 91:353-6. 2003
    In order to determine whether the miracidia of Euparyphium albuferensis and Echinostoma friedi are sensitive to their host snail (HS) and capable of discriminating between HS and non-host snails (NHS), or whether these NHS can interfere ..
  80. ncbi Echinostoma friedi: the effect of age of adult worms on the infectivity of miracidia
    R Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    J Helminthol 78:91-3. 2004
    The effect of ageing of adults of Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) on the infectivity of miracidia yielded was analysed. Miracidia were obtained after hatching of eggs obtained from adult worms of E...
  81. ncbi Development of an antibody-based capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detecting Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda) in experimentally infected rats: kinetics of coproantigen excretion
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    J Parasitol 89:1227-31. 2003
    ..reports on the development of a coproantigen capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for detecting Echinostoma caproni in experimentally infected rats...
  82. pmc Counter-regulatory anti-parasite cytokine responses during concurrent Plasmodium yoelii and intestinal helminth infections in mice
    Gregory S Noland
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Exp Parasitol 119:272-8. 2008
    ..normally non-lethal Plasmodium yoelii malaria in BALB/c mice chronically infected with the intestinal trematode Echinostoma caproni...
  83. ncbi In vitro and in vivo encystment of the cercariae of Echinostoma caproni
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Parasitol 88:1124-9. 2002
    In vitro and in vivo studies were conducted on the cercariae of Echinostoma caproni. Of the 15 media tried, 2 resulted in effective in vitro encystment in petri dish cultures maintained at 23 +/- 1 C...
  84. ncbi Endemic echinostome infections of candidate hosts
    N E Davis
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Helminthol 79:127-32. 2005
    ..Attempts to establish infections in experimental hosts other than ducklings were not successful. No worms were recovered from mice, white rats, guinea pigs, hamsters or immunosuppressed white rats...
  85. pmc A human infection of Echinostoma hortense in duodenal bulb diagnosed by endoscopy
    Young Doo Chang
    Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 43:57-60. 2005
    ..She had history of eating raw frog meat. The two flukes were identified as Echinostoma hortense by egg morphology, 27 collar spines with 4 end-group spines, and surface ultrastructural characters...
  86. ncbi Emergence of cercariae of Echinostoma caproni and Schistosoma mansoni from Biomphalaria glabrata under different laboratory conditions
    B Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 76:369-71. 2002
    Release of Echinostoma caproni cercariae and Schistosoma mansoni from experimentally infected Biomphalaria glabrata snails maintained under different laboratory conditions was studied...
  87. ncbi Gene discovery and expression analysis of immune-relevant genes from Biomphalaria glabrata hemocytes
    G Mitta
    Parasitologie fonctionnelle et Evolutive UMR 5555, CNRS Université de Perpignan 52 Ave Paul Alduy, 66 860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:393-407. 2005
    ..analysed their expression in unchallenged and parasite-challenged snails, using the immunosuppressive trematode Echinostoma caproni and snail strains selected for resistance or susceptibility to this parasite...
  88. pmc A human case of Echinostoma hortense (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) infection diagnosed by gastroduodenal endoscopy in Korea
    Chang Min Cho
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu 700 422, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 41:117-20. 2003
    A human Echinostoma hortense infection was diagnosed by gastroduodenoscopy...
  89. ncbi [Role of gastropods in epidemiology of human parasitic diseases]
    Z Pokora
    Katedra Biologii i Parazytologii, Slaska Akademia Medyczna 40 752 Katowice, ul Medykow 18
    Wiad Parazytol 47:3-24. 2001
    ..gastropods (flukes of the family Echinostomatidae, among them perhaps the best known is the Oriental species--Echinostoma ilocanum)...
  90. ncbi [Prevalence of intestinal canine and feline parasites in Saitama Prefecture, Japan]
    Norishige Yamamoto
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Saitama Institute of Public Health
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 83:223-8. 2009
    ..0.9%), Giardia intestinalis (0.9%), I. canis (0.6%), Taeniidae (0.3%), Dipylidium caninum (0.2%), Echinostoma sp. (0.1%), and Pentatrichomonas hominis (0.1%). T. cati was the most prevalent feline parasite species (21...
  91. ncbi The potential usefulness of the modified Kato thick smear technique in the detection of intestinal sarcocystosis during field surveys
    Anchalee Tungtrongchitr
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, 2 Pranok Road, Bangkok Noi, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:232-8. 2007
    ..2%), Sarcocystis spp (4.6%), Taenia spp (2.9%), Strongyloides stercoralis (2.1%), Giardia lamblia (1.2%), Echinostoma spp (0.6%), Ascaris lumbricoides (0.4%), Entamoeba histolytica (0.2%), Chilomastix mesnili (0...
  92. ncbi Epidemiology of Strongyloides stercoralis in north-east Thailand: application of the agar plate culture technique compared with the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
    Paiboon Sithithaworn
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:398-402. 2003
    ..2%, range 8.6-19.4%), hookworm (average 12.3%, range 4-20.2%), Echinostoma sp. (7.5%), Giardia intestinalis (0.9%), Trichuris trichiura (0.6%), and Taenia sp...
  93. pmc Infection status with helminthes in feral cats purchased from a market in Busan, Republic of Korea
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, Jinju 660 751, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 43:93-100. 2005
    ..b>Echinostoma revolutum, Echinostoma hortense, Echinochasmus japonicus, Stephanoprora sp...
  94. ncbi Investigation on subclinical aspects related to intestinal parasitic infections among Thai laborers in Taipei
    H S Cheng
    Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Lin Kou Medical Centre, ROC
    J Travel Med 7:319-24. 2000
    ..hookworm, Strongyloides stercoralis, Giardia lamblia, Trichuris trichiura, Fasciolopsis buski, Taenia sp, Echinostoma sp, Entamoeba coli...
  95. 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
    ..lari; four species of the Echinostomatidae, Echinostoma hortense, E...
  96. ncbi Detection of Paragonimus heterotremus eggs in experimentally infected cats by a polymerase chain reaction-based method
    Pewpan M Intapan
    Departmentsof Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    J Parasitol 91:195-8. 2005
    ..product with DNA from other parasites such as Gnathostoma spinigerum, Trichinella spiralis, Fasciola gigantica, Echinostoma malayanum, Opisthorchis viverrini, Dirofilaria immitis, and Taenia saginata; exceptions were Paragonimus ..
  97. 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
    ..which includes 20 species in 8 genera (Artyfechinostomum, Acanthoparyphium, Echinochasmus, Echinoparyphium, Echinostoma, Episthmium, Euparyphium, and Hypoderaeum)...
  98. pmc Fish-borne zoonotic trematode metacercariae in the Republic of Korea
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju 660 751, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 47:S103-13. 2009
    ..and fish intermediate hosts of Centrocestus armatus, Clinostomum complanatum, and 3 echinostomatid flukes (Echinostoma hortense, E. cinetorchis, and Echinochasmus japonicus) were summarized...
  99. ncbi Understanding the net effects of pesticides on amphibian trematode infections
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, 110 SCA Building, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:1743-53. 2008
    ..In separate laboratory experiments, we exposed cercariae of the trematode Echinostoma trivolvis, and its first and second intermediate hosts, snails (Planorbella trivolvis) and green frog tadpoles (..
  100. ncbi Effects of the anthelmintics clorsulon, rafoxanide, mebendazole and arprinocid on Echinostoma caproni in ICR mice [corrected and reapublished in J Helminthol 1996 Mar;70(1):95-6]
    K Maurer
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Eston, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 69:373-4. 1995
    Female ICR mice, 5 to 6 weeks old, were exposed by stomach tube to 25 metacercarial cysts of Echinostoma caproni per mouse...
  101. ncbi Larval trematodes (Digenea) of the great pond snail, Lymnaea stagnalis (L.), (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) in Central Europe: a survey of species and key to their identification
    A Faltýnková
    Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia and Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Parasite 14:39-51. 2007
    ..The most frequent metacercariae were those of Neoglyphe locellus (71) (Omphalometridae), E. aconiatum (66), Echinostoma sp. (59) and Moliniella anceps (48) (Echinostomatidae)...

Research Grants66

  1. Molecular Studies of Immunoparasitology in Snails
    Si Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..mansoni and its snail host. ..
  2. 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. ..
  3. UNM COBRE: DIVERSE RECOGNITION CAPABILITY: INVERTEBRATE MODEL
    Si Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Ultimately, the study will have benefits for the control of schistosomiasis, a snail-borne disease that affects 200 million people world wide. ..
  4. DIVERSE RECOGNITION CAPABILITY: AN INVERTEBRATE MODEL
    Si Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Mechanism and Site of FREP3 Diversification; Specific Aim 2. Diversity of FREPs at the Expression Level; Specific Aim 3. Development of RNAi Techniques to Probe FREP Functions. ..
  5. Molecular Studies of Immunoparasitology in Snails
    Si Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..mansoni and its snail host. ..
  6. BIOLOGY OF TREMATODE-SNAIL ASSOCIATIONS
    ERIC LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..mansoni and the related trematode, Echinostoma paraensei...
  7. COBRE CENTER FOR EVOLUTIONARY AND THEORETICAL IMMUNOLOGY
    ERIC SAMUEL LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, models of viral diseases will be developed that will improve our ability to predict the spread of epidemics as well as evaluate effectiveness of different treatment regimes. ..
  8. Anti-pathogen responses in Biomphalaria glabrata
    COENRAAD ADEMA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..glabrata. As a significant byproduct, 10000 ESTs from B. glabrata will be generated. This research is designed in consultation with other investigators working with Biomphalaria, to maximize its impact for future genome-type projects. ..
  9. Evo-epidemiology of Schistosoma mansoni in western Kenya
    ERIC LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..mansoni will respond to the vast environmental changes underway in Africa today. ..
  10. COBRE CENTER FOR EVOLUTIONARY AND THEORETICAL IMMUNOLOGY
    ERIC LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  11. A DNA VACCINE TO PREVENT TRANSMISSION OF HUMAN MALARIA
    Nirbhay Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These are critical and essential issues that need to be systematically addressed in pre clinical studies prior to the development of an ideal and effective TBV for clinical trials in human volunteers. ..
  12. Anti-pathogen responses in Biomphalaria glabrata
    COENRAAD ADEMA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..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 ..
  13. BIOLOGY OF TREMATODE-SNAIL ASSOCIATIONS
    ERIC SAMUEL LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..mansoni and the related trematode, Echinostoma paraensei...
  14. 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 ..
  15. A DNA VACCINE TO PREVENT TRANSMISSION OF HUMAN MALARIA
    Nirbhay Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These are critical and essential issues that need to be systematically addressed in pre clinical studies prior to the development of an ideal and effective TBV for clinical trials in human volunteers. ..
  16. THE ROLE OF LECTINS IN SNAIL-TREMATODE ASSOCIATIONS
    ERIC LOKER; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Using as a model system the snail Biomphalaria glabrata and the trematode Echinostoma paraensei, snail hemolymph lectins will be investigated as mediators of "non-self" recognition in interactions ..
  17. BIOLOGY OF TREMATODE SNAIL ASSOCIATIONS
    ERIC LOKER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Finally, using genes outlined in the above studies, the genomes of the six trematode and four snail species will be probed in search of related genes. ..
  18. A DNA VACCINE TO PREVENT TRANSMISSION OF HUMAN MALARIA
    Nirbhay Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The main candidate antigen is Pfs25, a surface protein that is expressed at the onset of gametogenesis. The vaccine will be based on DNA vaccines given either alone or in a prime-boast regimen with protein vaccines. ..
  19. EVOLUTION OF SCHISTOSOMA MANSONI AND ITS SNAIL HOSTS
    ERIC LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. MOLECULAR DISSECTION OF P. FALCIPARUM SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT
    Nirbhay Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..falciparum. Such information could lead to rational development of immunological and/or chemotherapeutic arsenal to prevent transmission of P. falciparum malaria. ..
  21. BIOLOGY OF TREMATODE-SNAIL ASSOCIATIONS
    ERIC LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This proposal focuses on the interactions between two trematodes, Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma paraensei, and their molluscan host Biomphalaria glabrata, with the goal of obtaining a deeper understanding of ..