hymenolepiasis

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Summary: Infection with tapeworms of the genus Hymenolepis.

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  1. Juan J, Lopez Chegne N, Gargala G, Favennec L. Comparative clinical studies of nitazoxanide, albendazole and praziquantel in the treatment of ascariasis, trichuriasis and hymenolepiasis in children from Peru. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2002;96:193-6 pubmed
    ..compared to albendazole in the treatment of ascariasis and trichuriasis and praziquantel in the treatment of hymenolepiasis in children from Cajamarca, Peru...
  2. Cole T, Eggleston P, Hurd H. Juvenile hormone titre and egg production in Tenebrio molitor infected by Hymenolepis diminuta: effect of male and/or female infection, male age and mating. J Insect Physiol. 2003;49:583-90 pubmed
    ..However, male age was of greater significance in promoting JH levels in females (p=0.001), than infection status of either partner (p=0.33)...
  3. Hunter M, Wang A, Hirota C, McKay D. Neutralizing anti-IL-10 antibody blocks the protective effect of tapeworm infection in a murine model of chemically induced colitis. J Immunol. 2005;174:7368-75 pubmed
    ..diminuta in a nonpermissive system exerts a profound anticolitic effect (both prophylactically and as a treatment) that is mediated at least in part via IL-10 and does not predispose to enhanced sensitivity to bystander proteins...
  4. Persaud R, Wang A, Reardon C, McKay D. Characterization of the immuno-regulatory response to the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta in the non-permissive mouse host. Int J Parasitol. 2007;37:393-403 pubmed
    ..Moreover, DNBS-induced colitis in CD4-/- mice (wasting, tissue damage, elevated myeloperoxidase) was not reduced by H. diminuta infection, whereas time-matched infected CD4+ C57Bl/6 mice had significantly less DNBS-induced inflammation...
  5. Hunter M, Wang A, McKay D. Helminth infection enhances disease in a murine TH2 model of colitis. Gastroenterology. 2007;132:1320-30 pubmed
    ..Here the ability of the rat tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta to affect the course of oxazolone-induced colitis (a TH2 model) was assessed...
  6. Massoud A, Shazly A, Shahat S, Morsy T. Mirazid in treatment of human hymenolepiasis. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2007;37:863-76 pubmed
    ..2% for H. nana one week post-treatment, and 100% for H. diminuta one week post-treatment, up to six weeks follow-up for all treated patients. Two unresponded H. nana patients were cured by another Mirazid course...
  7. Stradowski M. [The structure of low-abundance and crowded infrapopulations of the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta inbred line--WMS IL1]. Wiad Parazytol. 2001;47:127-35 pubmed
    ..The results point to the lack of any rapid rejection of tapeworms of the kind characterized in many other studies on H. diminuta. ..
  8. Dwinell K, Bass P, Oaks J. Intestinal regrowth is amplified after jejunal but not ileal resection during tapeworm infection in the rat. Dig Dis Sci. 2001;46:1980-4 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, loss of the ileum results in decreased infection intensity and dry weight of the tapeworm. ..
  9. Hunter M, Wang A, Parhar K, Johnston M, Van Rooijen N, Beck P, et al. In vitro-derived alternatively activated macrophages reduce colonic inflammation in mice. Gastroenterology. 2010;138:1395-405 pubmed publisher
    ..The ability to derive AAMs from patients' blood suggests that adoptive transfer of these cells could be a novel approach to inflammatory bowel disease. ..

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  1. Jakacka B, Fal W, Gładysz A, Simon K, Szozda Wzorek J. [The activity of acetyl COA hydrolase (AACo) and aminotransferases AspAT and AlAt in the course of experimental hymenolepiasis]. Wiad Parazytol. 1991;37:433-41 pubmed
    ..diminuta and especially with toxic action at this time. Determination of AACo activity proved to be a useful test to follow up the dynamics of organ changes in the course of hymenolepiasis.
  2. Barabás Hajdu E, Dandei A, Csiki I, Szendrei B. [Dynamics of intestinal parasitic diseases in children admitted to the TB Preventorium in Gorne?ti, Mure? county]. Bacteriol Virusol Parazitol Epidemiol. 2004;49:48-50 pubmed
    ..Most of the infected children had mono-parasitosis, only a few showed poly-parasitic infections with 2 parasites. In spite of the adequate treatment, the infections did not disappear, but neither did their number increase. ..
  3. 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
    ..We studied the epidemiology and symptoms associated with hymenolepiasis among children 3-16 years old in 16 rural communities of the highlands of the Cusco region in Peru...
  4. 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
  5. Hancke D, Suárez O. Infection levels of the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta in rat populations from Buenos Aires, Argentina. J Helminthol. 2016;90:199-205 pubmed publisher
    ..Shantytowns are overcrowded urban marginal settlements with most inhabitants living in precarious conditions and supporting large populations of rats, thereby increasing the risk of zoonotic infection. ..
  6. Wise R, Bass P, Oaks J. Myoelectric response of the small intestine to the orad presence of the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta. J Parasitol. 2001;87:1255-9 pubmed
  7. Tangpu V, Temjenmongla -, Yadav A. Anticestodal property of Strobilanthes discolor: an experimental study in Hymenolepis diminuta--rat model. J Ethnopharmacol. 2006;105:459-63 pubmed
    ..The study suggests that the leaf extract of Strobilanthes discolor possesses significant anticestodal activity and supports its use in the folk medicine...
  8. Mansur F, Luoga W, Buttle D, Duce I, Lowe A, Behnke J. The anthelmintic efficacy of natural plant cysteine proteinases against the rat tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta in vivo. J Helminthol. 2016;90:284-93 pubmed publisher
  9. Ahmad A, Ngui R, Ong J, Sarip F, Ismail W, Omar H, et al. Case Report: A Symptomatic Case of Hymenolepis diminuta Infection in an Urban-Dwelling Adult in Malaysia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;97:163-165 pubmed publisher
    ..Endoscopy revealed whitish worms in the lumen of the small intestine, which were identified as H. diminuta after microscopy. Patient was successfully treated with a single dose of praziquantel (25 mg/kg)...
  10. Perez E, Gazin P, Furtado A, Miranda P, Marques N, Silva M, et al. [Intestinal parasite infections and schistosomiasis in a poor urban area, in townships of the sugar cane belt and in villages of the semi-arid area of North-East Brazil]. Sante. 2000;10:127-9 pubmed
    ..There are probably many, complex relationships between education, income, lifestyle and intestinal parasite infections. ..
  11. Dovgalev A, Astanina S, Malakhov V, Serdyuk A, Imamkuliev K, Gorbunova Y, et al. [EXTERNAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT FOR THE LABORATORY IDENTIFICATION OF THE PATHOGENS OF PARASITIC DISEASES AS AN ELEMENT FOR IMPROVING THE POSTGRADUATE TRAINING OF SPECIALISTS]. Med Parazitol (Mosk). 2016;:41-4 pubmed
    ..and contagious helminthisms (enterobiasis, hymenolepiasis)...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
    ..nana and H. diminuta infections in brown rats implied the risk of zoonotic transmission of hymenolepiasis in China...
  14. Kroening K, Zimmerman N, Bass P, Oaks J. Guanosine 3',5'-cyclic monophosphate: a tapeworm-secreted signal molecule communicating with the rat host's small intestine. J Parasitol. 2003;89:1136-41 pubmed
    ..The response to cGMP occurred in a concentration-dependent fashion. Our study clearly demonstrates that cGMP can serve as an extracellular signal molecule regulating small intestinal motility mechanisms in vivo. ..
  15. 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
  16. Gruber H, Johnson T, Kinsella J, Greiner E, Gordon B. Tapeworm identification in the fat sand rat (Psammomys obesus obesus). Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci. 2001;40:22-4 pubmed
    ..This report is presented to help clarify the ambiguity found in the laboratory animal literature about the differences in the size of R. nana among rodent species used in research. ..
  17. Johnson M, Behnke J, Coles G. Detection of gastrointestinal nematodes by a coproantigen capture ELISA. Res Vet Sci. 1996;60:7-12 pubmed
    ..The assay has potential for the development of infection intensity-sensitive assays for gastrointestinal nematodes and for the detection of animals harbouring the arrested larvae of parasites...
  18. Dabo A, Sow M, Sangare L, Maiga I, Keita A, Bagayoko Y, et al. [Transmission of schistosomiasis in an urban population and prevalence of intestinal helminthiasis in Bamako, Mali ]. Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2003;96:187-90 pubmed
    ..Developing local control programmes in schools located in the vicinity of water bodies would contribute to break the parasite transmission cycle in Bamako...
  19. Quihui Cota L, Valencia M, Crompton D, Phillips S, Hagan P, Diaz Camacho S, et al. Prevalence and intensity of intestinal parasitic infections in relation to nutritional status in Mexican schoolchildren. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2004;98:653-9 pubmed
    ..trichiura infection (eggs per gram) and nutritional status. Intestinal parasitic infections may be regarded as main risk factors associated with poor nutritional status in Mexican schoolchildren...
  20. 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...
  21. Sanad M, Al Furaeihi L. Effect of some immunomodulators on the host-parasite system in experimental Hymenolepiasis nana. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2006;36:65-80, 3p following 80 pubmed
    ..The study confirmed the deleterious effects of immunosuppression on hymenolepiasis and suggested a beneficial role for immunotherapy for immunosuppressed patients.
  22. Ragunathan L, Kalivaradhan S, Ramadass S, Nagaraj M, Ramesh K. Helminthic infections in school children in Puducherry, South India. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2010;43:228-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Sixty-five (55.56%) hookworm ova-positive stools were found to be culture positive. The infection prevalent in school children in this area is Ascariasis. ..
  23. Dwinell K, Bass P, Zou F, Oaks J. Small intestinal transections decrease the occurrence of tapeworm-induced myoelectric patterns in the rat. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2002;14:349-56 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, a small intestinal ENS in continuity with other segments of the GI tract is required to generate maximal numbers of tapeworm-induced SSP and RBAP myoelectric activity in the small intestine of the rat...
  24. 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
    ..Thus, there was a high prevalence of severe anaemia among these children. This needs to be investigated in more depth in the future, and more attention should be paid to the health of adolescent girls...
  25. Nowak M, Królaczyk K, Kavetska K, Pilarczyk B. Morphological features of Cloacotaenia megalops (Nitzsch in Creplin, 1829) (Cestoda, Hymenolepididae) from different hosts. Wiad Parazytol. 2011;57:31-6 pubmed
  26. Ito A. Thymus dependency of induced immune responses against Hymenolepis nana (cestode) using congenitally athymic nude mice. Clin Exp Immunol. 1985;60:87-94 pubmed
    ..The antibody responses examined are also thymus-dependent. ..
  27. Yadav A, Tangpu V. Anticestodal activity of Adhatoda vasica extract against Hymenolepis diminuta infections in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008;119:322-4 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study the anticestodal efficacy of Adhatoda vasica leaf extract was evaluated using Hymenolepis diminuta-rat experimental model...
  28. Li B, Zhao B, Yang G, Wang Q, Niu L, Deng J, et al. Mebendazole in the treatment of Hymenolepis nana infections in the captive ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta), China. Parasitol Res. 2012;111:935-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Reduction of mean egg count was 97.6% and 100% on days 10 and 20, respectively. The results indicated that mebendazole has marked efficacy against H. nana infections in L. catta. ..
  29. Zhong D, Pai A, Wang M, Keech N, Yan G. Fine-scale analysis of parasite resistance genes in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Genetics. 2013;195:253-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the effects of gene knockdown of P450 and TLR13 caused resistant beetles to become susceptible to tapeworm infection, which strongly suggests an important role for each in T. castaneum resistance to H. diminuta infection. ..
  30. Giove Nakazawa R. [Traditional medicine in the treatment of enteroparasitosis]. Rev Gastroenterol Peru. 1996;16:197-202 pubmed
    ..We didn't observe any significant difference relative to age or sex.A review of other popular methods used in this region is done...
  31. Abu Madi M, Behnke J, Mikhail M, Lewis J, Al Kaabi M. Parasite populations in the brown rat Rattus norvegicus from Doha, Qatar between years: the effect of host age, sex and density. J Helminthol. 2005;79:105-11 pubmed
    ..diminuta were almost twice as likely to be infected with X. astia than those without the cestode, but when controlled for the effects of year, host age and sex, no quantitative interactions were detected between the two parasite species...
  32. Hoque T, Bhogal M, Boghal M, Webb R. Validation of internal controls for gene expression analysis in the intestine of rats infected with Hymenolepis diminuta. Parasitol Int. 2007;56:325-9 pubmed
    ..This normalization method may be applied to studies of gene expression levels in intestinal tissue where hypertrophy, hyperplasia, rapid growth and cell differentiation generally occur...
  33. Kosik Bogacka D, Baranowska Bosiacka I, Nocen I, Jakubowska K, Chlubek D. Hymenolepis diminuta: Activity of anti-oxidant enzymes in different parts of rat gastrointestinal tract. Exp Parasitol. 2011;128:265-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The imbalance between oxidant and anti-oxidant processes may play a major role in pathology associated with hymenolepidosis...
  34. Sapaat A, Satrija F, Mahsol H, Ahmad A. Anthelmintic activity of papaya seeds on Hymenolepis diminuta infections in rats. Trop Biomed. 2012;29:508-12 pubmed
    ..8% for 0.6g kg-1 dose level and 96.2% for 1.2 g kg-1 dose level. Whereas the efficacy percentage based on the worm counts for both doses level were also very high that was 90.77% for 0.6 g kg-1 dose level and 93.85% for 1.2 g kg-1...
  35. Nguyen N, Gelaye B, Aboset N, Kumie A, Williams M, Berhane Y. Intestinal parasitic infection and nutritional status among school children in Angolela, Ethiopia. J Prev Med Hyg. 2012;53:157-64 pubmed
    ..Initiatives aimed at improving the nutritional status of school children are also needed. ..
  36. Deori K, Yadav A. Anthelmintic effects of Oroxylum indicum stem bark extract on juvenile and adult stages of Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda), an in vitro and in vivo study. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:1275-85 pubmed publisher
    ..There is a need to standardize the formulations of this plant for their possible use as standardized herbal anthelmintic agents in the future. ..
  37. Di Lernia V, Ricci C, Albertini G. Skin eruption associated with Hymenolepis nana infection. Int J Dermatol. 2004;43:357-9 pubmed
  38. Zimmerman N, Bass P, Oaks J. Succinate enhances the cyclic guanosine monophosphate-altered intestinal motility in the rat. J Parasitol. 2005;91:231-3 pubmed
  39. 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
    ..nana and could, in part, explain the increased incidence of behavioral changes in children exposed to high doses of SB and unfortunately have H. nana infection...
  40. Makarikov A, Tkach V, Bush S. Two new species of Hymenolepis (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) from murid rodents (Rodentia: Muridae) in the Philippines. J Parasitol. 2013;99:847-55 pubmed publisher
    ..The cosmopolitan species Hymenolepis diminuta was the only member of the genus previously reported from the Philippines. ..
  41. Ishih A, Sekijima T, Asakawa M, Tenora F, Uchikawa R. Hymenolepis pseudodiminuta Tenora et al. 1994 from Apodemus speciosus and H. diminuta: a comparison of experimental infections in rats. Parasitol Res. 2003;89:297-301 pubmed
    ..diminuta. No detectable IgE antibodies were found in the uninfected and H. diminuta-infected rat groups; however total IgE was detected in H. pseudodiminuta-infected rats but the concentrations were variable between individuals...
  42. Waloch M, Sobolewska A, Dzbenski T. [Evaluation of epidemiological situation of cestode infections in Poland in the years 1997-2006 on the basis of data from san-epid stations]. Przegl Epidemiol. 2010;64:533-6 pubmed
    ..Moreover, 350 cases of cystic echinococcosis and 8 cases of cysticercosis were also registered. The obtained results confirmed decreasing frequency of intestinal cestodoses in Poland...
  43. 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.
  44. 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
    Ascariasis, trichuriasis and hymenolepiasis occur primarily within poor communities with low hygiene standards...
  45. Patamia I, Cappello E, Castellano Chiodo D, Greco F, Nigro L, Cacopardo B. A human case of Hymenolepis diminuta in a child from eastern Sicily. Korean J Parasitol. 2010;48:167-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, we recommend the importance of reporting all H. diminuta infection cases, in order to improve knowledge on epidemiology, clinical presentation, and treatment protocols...
  46. 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
    ..The prevalence in rats was H. Diminuta, 62.5%; S. muris, 25%; Hymenolepis nana, 6.8%; and Trichosomoides crassicauda, 6.8%. In necropsy, S. muris was identified in all of infected rats, but only one was infected with A. tetraptera...
  47. Makarikov A, Tkach V. Two new species of Hymenolepis (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) from Spalacidae and Muridae (Rodentia) from eastern Palearctic. Acta Parasitol. 2013;58:37-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Differential criteria of species of Hymenolepis (sensu stricto) are also discussed...
  48. 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
    ..commonly known as the dwarf tapeworm, is one of the most common tapeworms of humans and rodents and can cause hymenolepiasis. Although this zoonotic tapeworm is of socio-economic significance in many countries of the world, its ..
  49. 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
    ..The public health significance of this cestode should receive more attention, especially among people who take care of mice, have them as pets, or feed them to reptiles...
  50. Al Baldawi F, Mahdi N, Abdul Hafidh B. Resistance of mice to infection with the human strain of Hymenolepis nana. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1989;83:275-7 pubmed
    ..Both methods were unsuccessful, as no cysticercoids were recovered six days after exposure of the beetles...
  51. Watanabe N, Nawa Y, Okamoto K, Kobayashi A. Expulsion of Hymenolepis nana from mice with congenital deficiencies of IgE production or of mast cell development. Parasite Immunol. 1994;16:137-44 pubmed
    ..i. in both IgE and mast cell sufficient and deficient mice. These results suggest that IgE and mast cells participate in the expulsion of H. nana adults from intestine in mice...
  52. El Shazly A, Soliman M, El Kalla M, Rezk H, El Nemr H, Handouusa A, et al. Study of soluble adhesion molecules in some intestinal and tissue helminthes. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2001;31:501-9 pubmed
    ..However, non of both soluble adhesion molecules were significantly elevated in patients with ascariasis, hymenolepiasis, heterophyiasis and strongyloidiasis as compared to controls...
  53. Marangi M, Zechini B, Fileti A, Quaranta G, Aceti A. Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a child living in the urban area of Rome, Italy. J Clin Microbiol. 2003;41:3994-5 pubmed
    ..Praziquantel is the drug of choice for the treatment of H. diminuta infection. However, considering the patient's neurological disease, we decided to use not praziquantel but niclosamide, which proved equally effective...
  54. Quihui L, Valencia M, Crompton D, Phillips S, Hagan P, Morales G, et al. Role of the employment status and education of mothers in the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in Mexican rural schoolchildren. BMC Public Health. 2006;6:225 pubmed
    ..We independently investigated whether a variety of socio-economic factors, including maternal education and employment levels, were associated with intestinal parasite infection in rural school children...
  55. Kulke D, Krucken J, Welz C, von Samson Himmelstjerna G, Harder A. In vivo efficacy of the anthelmintic tribendimidine against the cestode Hymenolepis microstoma in a controlled laboratory trial. Acta Trop. 2012;123:78-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the differences between tribendimidine and deacylated amidantel indicate at least a strong difference in sensitivity of H. microstoma or a strong difference in drug availability...
  56. Rohela M, Ngui R, Lim Y, Kalaichelvan B, Wan Hafiz W, Mohd Redzuan A. A case report of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a Malaysian child. Trop Biomed. 2012;29:224-30 pubmed
    ..Microscopic examination confirmed that the child was infected with H. diminuta based on the characteristic eggs found in the proglottids. She was treated with a single dose praziquantel (20 mg/kg of body weight) and recovered well...
  57. Casanova J, Santalla F, Durand P, Vaucher C, Feliu C, Renaud F. Morphological and genetic differentiation of Rodentolepis straminea (Goeze, 1752) and Rodentolepis microstoma (Dujardin, 1845) (Hymenolepididae). Parasitol Res. 2001;87:439-44 pubmed
    ..Only in MPI, PEPC, PEPD, and ME enzyme loci were no differences found. The study revealed that the two taxa can be clearly differentiated...
  58. Zhong D, Pai A, Yan G. Quantitative trait loci for susceptibility to tapeworm infection in the red flour beetle. Genetics. 2003;165:1307-15 pubmed
  59. Mahmoud M, Habib F. Role of nitric oxide in host defense against Hymenolepis nana infection. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 2003;33:485-96 pubmed
    ..nana cysticercoids and adult worms (P < 0.001) compared with controls without NO donor, and this was in a concentration-dependent manner (P < 0.001). Implications of these results are discussed...
  60. Andreassen J, Ito A, Ito M, Nakao M, Nakaya K. Hymenolepis microstoma: direct life cycle in immunodeficient mice. J Helminthol. 2004;78:1-5 pubmed
    ..microstoma in mice was about 11 days but only 4 days for H. nana; and (ii) cysticercoids of H. microstoma developed in mice had a tail while those of H. nana had none...
  61. Aksoy U, Inci A. [Application of in-house enzyme immunoassay and indirect hemagglutination methods for the serologic diagnosis of cystic echinococcosis]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2004;38:245-51 pubmed
    ..granulosus antibodies (p>0.05). It can be concluded that, the agreement between the methods could make a considerable contribution in the diagnosis and postoperative follow-up of the CE patients...
  62. Martínez Peinado C, López Perezagua M, Arjona Zaragozí F, Campillo Gallego M. [Parasitosis in an Ecuadorian girl]. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2006;24:207-8 pubmed
  63. Al Amry M, Al Amri A, Khan A. Resolution of childhood recurrent corneal phlyctenulosis following eradication of an intestinal parasite. J AAPOS. 2008;12:89-90 pubmed
    ..Following treatment for the intestinal parasite, the child no longer suffered from recurrent ocular surface inflammation...
  64. Correale J, Farez M. The impact of parasite infections on the course of multiple sclerosis. J Neuroimmunol. 2011;233:6-11 pubmed publisher
    ..These new observations on parasite infections associated to MS indicate that parasite regulation of host immunity can alter the course of MS...
  65. Yadav A, Temjenmongla -. In vivo anthelmintic activity of Clerodendrum colebrookianum Walp., a traditionally used taenicidal plant in Northeast India. Parasitol Res. 2012;111:1841-6 pubmed
    ..The experimental evidence obtained in this study suggests that leaves of C. colebrookianum possess significant anthelminthic properties and supports their use against intestinal tapeworm infections in traditional medicine...
  66. 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
    ..In addition, GCs and MMCs counts were normalized by CSP. In conclusion, this study could indicate the immunoprotective effect of CSP against H. nana infection. This was characterized with Th2 anti-inflammatory responses...
  67. 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
    ..Continued efforts to improve access to basic water and sanitation services will likely reduce the burden of infection in children for this and other intestinal infections...
  68. Webster J, Gowtage Sequeira S, Berdoy M, Hurd H. Predation of beetles (Tenebrio molitor) infected with tapeworms (Hymenolepis diminuta): a note of caution for the manipulation hypothesis. Parasitology. 2000;120 ( Pt 3):313-8 pubmed
    ..We discuss this in terms of the historical and evolutionary contexts under which such altered behaviours could evolve and their implications for the Manipulation Hypothesis...
  69. Webb R, Xue L. A novel Na+/HCO3--codependent choline transporter in the syncytial epithelium of the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 1998;119:553-62 pubmed
    ..Although it remains to be shown that HCO3- uptake is coupled directly to both choline and Na+ uptake, the data suggest that choline up take occurs via choline/Na+/HCO3--co-trans porter...
  70. Reardon C, Sanchez A, Hogaboam C, McKay D. Tapeworm infection reduces epithelial ion transport abnormalities in murine dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis. Infect Immun. 2001;69:4417-23 pubmed
    ..We suggest that abolishment of colitis-induced epithelial ion transport abnormalities by H. diminuta infection provides proof-of-principle data and speculate that helminth therapy may provide relief of disease symptoms in colitis...
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