Jerzy M Behnke

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Affiliation: University of Nottingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal regions controlling resistance to gastro-intestinal nematode infections in mice
    Fuad A Iraqi
    International Livestock Research Institute, PO Box 30709, Nairobi, Kenya
    Mamm Genome 14:184-91. 2003
  2. pmc Cysteine proteinases from papaya (Carica papaya) in the treatment of experimental Trichuris suis infection in pigs: two randomized controlled trials
    Bruno Levecke
    Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Parasit Vectors 7:255. 2014
  3. pmc Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae infections in Ixodes ricinus ticks from urban and natural forested areas of Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Parasit Vectors 7:121. 2014
  4. pmc Oral dosing with papaya latex is an effective anthelmintic treatment for sheep infected with Haemonchus contortus
    David J Buttle
    Department of Infection and Immunity, University of Sheffield Medical School, Sheffield, S10 2RX, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:36. 2011
  5. pmc The unique resistance and resilience of the Nigerian West African Dwarf goat to gastrointestinal nematode infections
    Samuel N Chiejina
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Nigeria
    Parasit Vectors 4:12. 2011
  6. pmc Comparison of intestinal parasitic infection in newly arrived and resident workers in Qatar
    Marawan A Abu-Madi
    Department of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
    Parasit Vectors 4:211. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint High resolution mapping of chromosomal regions controlling resistance to gastrointestinal nematode infections in an advanced intercross line of mice
    Jerzy M Behnke
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Mamm Genome 17:584-97. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in resistance to repeated infections with Heligmosomoides polygyrus bakeri, in inbred mouse strains selected for the mouse genome project
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Parasite Immunol 28:85-94. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Temporal and between-site variation in helminth communities of bank voles ( Myodes glareolus) from N.E. Poland. 2. The infracommunity level
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 135:999-1018. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Temporal and between-site variation in helminth communities of bank voles ( Myodes glareolus) from N.E. Poland. 1. Regional fauna and component community levels
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 135:985-97. 2008

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Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal regions controlling resistance to gastro-intestinal nematode infections in mice
    Fuad A Iraqi
    International Livestock Research Institute, PO Box 30709, Nairobi, Kenya
    Mamm Genome 14:184-91. 2003
    ..These may include breeding of resistant or tolerant livestock, development of vaccines, or identification of new anthelmintic drugs...
  2. pmc Cysteine proteinases from papaya (Carica papaya) in the treatment of experimental Trichuris suis infection in pigs: two randomized controlled trials
    Bruno Levecke
    Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Parasit Vectors 7:255. 2014
    ..We therefore conducted two randomized controlled trials in pigs to assess the efficacy of papaya CPs against experimental infections with T. suis...
  3. pmc Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae infections in Ixodes ricinus ticks from urban and natural forested areas of Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Parasit Vectors 7:121. 2014
    ..Nevertheless, little is known about the relative density of ticks in these two ecologically distinct habitats and the diversity of tick-borne pathogens that they carry...
  4. pmc Oral dosing with papaya latex is an effective anthelmintic treatment for sheep infected with Haemonchus contortus
    David J Buttle
    Department of Infection and Immunity, University of Sheffield Medical School, Sheffield, S10 2RX, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:36. 2011
    ..The cysteine proteinases in papaya latex have been shown to have potent anthelmintic properties in monogastric hosts such as rodents, pigs and humans, but this has not been demonstrated in ruminants...
  5. pmc The unique resistance and resilience of the Nigerian West African Dwarf goat to gastrointestinal nematode infections
    Samuel N Chiejina
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Nigeria
    Parasit Vectors 4:12. 2011
    ..They have been shown to be trypanotolerant and to resist infections with Haemonchus contortus more effectively than any other known breed of goat...
  6. pmc Comparison of intestinal parasitic infection in newly arrived and resident workers in Qatar
    Marawan A Abu-Madi
    Department of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
    Parasit Vectors 4:211. 2011
    ..Many of these immigrants come from countries in the tropics and subtropics where intestinal parasitic infections are common...
  7. ncbi request reprint High resolution mapping of chromosomal regions controlling resistance to gastrointestinal nematode infections in an advanced intercross line of mice
    Jerzy M Behnke
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Mamm Genome 17:584-97. 2006
    ..9-18.4 cM). Strong candidate genes for the QTL position on Chromosome 1 include genes known to be involved in regulating immune responses and on Chromosome 17 genes within the MHC, notably the Class II molecules and tumor necrosis factor...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in resistance to repeated infections with Heligmosomoides polygyrus bakeri, in inbred mouse strains selected for the mouse genome project
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Parasite Immunol 28:85-94. 2006
    ..polygyrus...
  9. doi request reprint Temporal and between-site variation in helminth communities of bank voles ( Myodes glareolus) from N.E. Poland. 2. The infracommunity level
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 135:999-1018. 2008
    ..In the medium-term, therefore, helminth communities of bank voles in N.E. Poland had a stable core, suggesting a substantial strong element of predictability...
  10. doi request reprint Temporal and between-site variation in helminth communities of bank voles ( Myodes glareolus) from N.E. Poland. 1. Regional fauna and component community levels
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 135:985-97. 2008
    ..In conclusion, temporal variation confounded any site-specific characteristics of the summary measures quantified in this study and their usefulness is therefore restricted to the years in which the surveys were conducted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variation in the helminth community structure in spiny mice (Acomys dimidiatus) from four montane wadis in the St Katherine region of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 129:379-98. 2004
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  12. pmc Developing novel anthelmintics from plant cysteine proteinases
    Jerzy M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasit Vectors 1:29. 2008
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  13. pmc Seroprevalence and epidemiological correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infections among patients referred for hospital-based serological testing in Doha, Qatar
    Marawan A Abu-Madi
    School of Biology, University of Nottinghan, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasit Vectors 1:39. 2008
    ..The city of Doha in Qatar has a high density of feral cats and there is a high risk of toxoplasmosis for the resident human population. No data currently exist for the prevalence of infection with Toxoplasma gondii in the city...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cellular and serological responses in resistant and susceptible mice exposed to repeated infection with Heligmosomoides polygyrus bakeri
    Jerzy M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Parasite Immunol 25:333-40. 2003
    ..These results reflect the activation of predominantly Th2-driven effector mechanisms, that may be associated with host-protective immunity developing under the trickle infection protocol exploited in these experiments...
  15. doi request reprint Heligmosomoides bakeri: a model for exploring the biology and genetics of resistance to chronic gastrointestinal nematode infections
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Parasitology 136:1565-80. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Chasing the genes that control resistance to gastrointestinal nematodes
    J M Behnke
    School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park NG7 2RD, UK
    J Helminthol 77:99-110. 2003
    ..This information in turn will facilitate targeted breeding to improve resistance in domestic animals and, in human beings, focused application of treatment and control strategies for GI nematodes...
  17. doi request reprint Quantitative trait loci for resistance to Heligmosomoides bakeri and associated immunological and pathological traits in mice: comparison of loci on chromosomes 5, 8 and 11 in F2 and F6/7 inter-cross lines of mice
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 137:311-20. 2010
    ..Our data emphasize that the control of resistance to H. bakeri is multigenic, and regulated by genes within QTL regions that have a complex range of hierarchical relationships...
  18. doi request reprint Heligmosomoides bakeri: a new name for an old worm?
    Jerzy Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, NG7 2RD
    Trends Parasitol 26:524-9. 2010
    ..bakeri is the correct name for the species used widely throughout the world as a laboratory research model. Supporting this claim, key evidence is presented demonstrating that H. bakeri and H. polygyrus are two quite distinct species...
  19. doi request reprint Resistance and resilience of traditionally managed West African Dwarf goats from the savanna zone of northern Nigeria to naturally acquired trypanosome and gastrointestinal nematode infections
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG72RD, UK
    J Helminthol 85:80-91. 2011
    ..These results are discussed in the context of the unexpectedly strong resistance and resilience of the savanna WAD ecotype to its native strains of GI nematode and trypanosome parasites...
  20. ncbi request reprint Detecting interactions between parasites in cross-sectional studies of wild rodent populations
    Jerzy M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Wiad Parazytol 55:305-14. 2009
    ..K. and one from Portugal. These analyses provide strong evidence that at the level of species richness a highly predictable element of co-infections in wood mice has now been defined...
  21. ncbi request reprint Helminth infections in Apodemus sylvaticus in southern England: interactive effects of host age, sex and year on the prevalence and abundance of infections
    J M Behnke
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK
    J Helminthol 73:31-44. 1999
    ..2%) to enable any meaningful interpretation. This analysis emphasizes the need for carefully controlled statistical procedures in aiding the interpretation and the prioritization of the factors affecting worm burdens in wild rodents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Intestinal helminths of spiny mice (Acomys cahirinus dimidiatus) from St Katherine's Protectorate in the Sinai, Egypt
    J M Behnke
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK
    J Helminthol 74:31-43. 2000
    ..The data suggest that there are differences between helminth component communities infecting spiny mice in different neighbouring wadis, a hypothesis which will be explored further through our continuing studies in the Sinai...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interactions involving intestinal nematodes of rodents: experimental and field studies
    J M Behnke
    School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University Park, University of Nottingham, UK
    Parasitology 122:S39-49. 2001
    ..Finally, we consider the practical implications for transmission of zoonotic diseases to human communities and to their domestic animals, and we identify the questions that merit research priority...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variation in the helminth community structure in bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus) from three comparable localities in the Mazury Lake District region of Poland
    J M Behnke
    School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
    Parasitology 123:401-14. 2001
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint In vitro anthelmintic effects of cysteine proteinases from plants against intestinal helminths of rodents
    Gillian Stepek
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, UK
    J Helminthol 81:353-60. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint T helper cell type 2 responsiveness predicts future susceptibility to gastrointestinal nematodes in humans
    Joseph A Jackson
    School of Biology, Nottingham University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 190:1804-11. 2004
    ..The apparent plasticity of age-specific cytokine response-worm abundance relationships between different populations is also discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Environmental enrichment, immunocompetence, and resistance to Babesia microti in male mice
    C J Barnard
    Behaviour and Ecology Research Group, University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
    Physiol Behav 60:1223-31. 1996
    ..Some welfare implications of the results are considered...
  28. pmc Human gastrointestinal nematode infections: are new control methods required?
    Gillian Stepek
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Int J Exp Pathol 87:325-41. 2006
    ..In addition, we discuss the current status of new anthelmintic treatments, particularly the plant cysteine proteinases from various sources of latex-bearing plants and fruits...
  29. doi request reprint Intestinal helminths of feral cat populations from urban and suburban districts of Qatar
    Marawan A Abu-Madi
    Department of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
    Vet Parasitol 168:284-92. 2010
    ..Only two species have the potential to infect humans and both were rare among the sampled cats (A. tubaeforme and T. cati)...
  30. doi request reprint Patterns of infection with intestinal parasites in Qatar among food handlers and housemaids from different geographical regions of origin
    Marawan A Abu-Madi
    Department of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, PO Box 2713, Doha, Qatar
    Acta Trop 106:213-20. 2008
    ..Multiple species infections were not common, although some individuals (0.1%) had 5 species concurrently...
  31. doi request reprint Structure in parasite component communities in wild rodents: predictability, stability, associations and interactions .... or pure randomness?
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7TR, UK
    Parasitology 135:751-66. 2008
    ..Longitudinal studies are proposed to resolve this issue...
  32. ncbi request reprint Local variation in endoparasite intensities of bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus) from ecologically similar sites: morphometric and endocrine correlates
    C J Barnard
    Animal Behaviour and Ecology Research Group, University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
    J Helminthol 76:103-13. 2002
    ..Some aspects of site-related parasite intensity were associated with asymmetry in adrenal gland weight and hind foot length, which may have reflected developmental effects on glucocorticoid activity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Natural plant cysteine proteinases as anthelmintics?
    Gillian Stepek
    School of Biology, University Park, University of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG7 2RD, UK
    Trends Parasitol 20:322-7. 2004
  34. pmc Immunomodulatory parasites and toll-like receptor-mediated tumour necrosis factor alpha responsiveness in wild mammals
    Joseph A Jackson
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    BMC Biol 7:16. 2009
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Helminth species richness in wild wood mice, Apodemus sylvaticus, is enhanced by the presence of the intestinal nematode Heligmosomoides polygyrus
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 136:793-804. 2009
    ..polygyrus has detectable consequences for the susceptibility of wood mice to other intestinal helminth species...
  36. doi request reprint Factors affecting the anthelmintic efficacy of papaya latex in vivo: host sex and intensity of infection
    Wenceslaus Luoga
    School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitol Res 114:2535-41. 2015
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Host genetic influences on the anthelmintic efficacy of papaya-derived cysteine proteinases in mice
    Wenceslaus Luoga
    School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 142:989-98. 2015
    ....
  38. pmc Helminth communities from two urban rat populations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Siti N Mohd Zain
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasit Vectors 5:47. 2012
    ..Rodent borne parasites pose threats to human health since people living in close proximity to rodent populations can be exposed to infection...
  39. pmc B-cells get the T-cells but antibodies get the worms
    Richard J Pleass
    Institute of Genetics, and Parasite Biology and Immunogenetics Research Group, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, NG7 2UH, UK
    Trends Parasitol 25:443-6. 2009
    ..Here we discuss recent technological advances in humanizing animal models at the level of both Abs and their Fc-receptors, that might provide some answers...
  40. ncbi request reprint Odour learning and immunity costs in mice
    C J Barnard
    Animal Behaviour Research Group, School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Behav Processes 72:74-83. 2006
    ..The results are discussed in relation to studies in other learning contexts and reported relationships between glucocorticoid hormones and learning outcomes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Modulation of behaviour and testosterone concentration in immunodepressed male laboratory mice (Mus musculus)
    C J Barnard
    Department of Life Science, University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
    Physiol Behav 61:907-17. 1997
    ..There was little evidence that changes were affected by social status. The results are discussed in the context of the adaptive modulation of immune function and physiological and behavioural decision-making...
  42. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring variability in some phenotypic markers and correlates of haemonchotolerance in West African Dwarf goats in a subhumid zone of Nigeria
    J M Behnke
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Vet Parasitol 141:107-21. 2006
    ..colubriformis. Both species are highly aggregated in the susceptible subset of the population. While, we cannot yet exclude alternative explanations, our data are compatible with a strong genetic basis for this phenomenon...
  43. ncbi request reprint Immunity costs and behavioural modulation in male laboratory mice (Mus musculus) exposed to the odours of females
    C J Barnard
    Behaviour and Ecology Research Group, University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
    Physiol Behav 62:857-66. 1997
    ..However, despite the lack of difference in behaviour between ATS and control treatments, there was still evidence of a degree of behavioural modulation in relation to measures of immunocompetence...
  44. pmc Maternal effects on the development of social rank and immunity trade-offs in male laboratory mice (Mus musculus)
    C J Barnard
    Animal Behaviour Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 265:2087-93. 1998
    ..The role of maternal condition in determining rank-related life-history development in male mice is discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of human hookworm infections in the southern region of Mali
    J M Behnke
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 5:343-54. 2000
    ..These results are discussed in relation to hookworm epidemiology in general and in Mali in particular...
  46. ncbi request reprint Local variation in helminth burdens of bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus) from ecologically similar sites: temporal stability and relationships with hormone concentrations and social behaviour
    C J Barnard
    Animal Behaviour and Ecology Research Group, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, NG7 2RD UK
    J Helminthol 77:185-95. 2003
    ..While corticosterone concentrations rose over the period of testing, they did not correlate with the amount of aggression initiated or received...
  47. ncbi request reprint Local variation in helminth burdens of Egyptian spiny mice (Acomys cahirinus dimidiatus) from ecologically similar sites: relationships with hormone concentrations and social behaviour
    C J Barnard
    Animal Behaviour and Ecology Research Group, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    J Helminthol 77:197-207. 2003
    ..Thus aggressiveness appeared to relate to overall local population levels of infection rather than individual challenge...
  48. pmc Discovery of Novel Alphacoronaviruses in European Rodents and Shrews
    Theocharis Tsoleridis
    School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Viruses 8:84. 2016
    ..As such they might represent distinct species of alphacoronaviruses. These data greatly extend our knowledge of wildlife reservoirs of alphacoronaviruses. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Cytokine response profiles predict species-specific infection patterns in human GI nematodes
    J A Jackson
    School of Biology, Nottingham University, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Int J Parasitol 34:1237-44. 2004
    ..However, any differential effects of the measured immune responses on species-specific recruitment, maturation and mortality were superimposed upon (and outweighed by) the effects of other factors favouring coinfection...
  50. ncbi request reprint Density-dependent effects on the survival and growth of the rodent stomach worm Protospirura muricola in laboratory mice
    F M Lowrie
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    J Helminthol 78:121-8. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of oxygen radicals and differential expression of catalase and superoxide dismutase in adult Heligmosomoides polygyrus during primary infections in mice with differing response phenotypes
    A Ben-Smith
    Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Parasite Immunol 24:119-29. 2002
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Immunological relationships during primary infection with Heligmosomoides polygyrus (Nematospiroides dubius): dose-dependent expulsion of adult worms
    M Robinson
    MRC Experimental Parasitology Research Group, University of Nottingham, University Park
    Parasitology 98:115-24. 1989
    ..In some experiments worm loss was clearly evident by weeks 4 and 6. These hybrid strains showed gene complementation in that adult worms were cleared considerably earlier than in parental strains...
  53. pmc Toxoplasma gondii seropositivity and co-infection with TORCH pathogens in high-risk patients from Qatar
    Marawan A Abu-Madi
    College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:626-33. 2010
    ..gondii from food or environmental sources declined over this period in Qatar. Population-based studies of newborns would be helpful to accurately estimate incidence of congenital toxoplasmosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint Th2 cytokines are associated with reduced worm burdens in a human intestinal helminth infection
    Joseph D Turner
    School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Nottingham University, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 188:1768-75. 2003
    ..These findings promote a role for Th2-mediated responses in the age-dependent reduction of intestinal helminth infections in humans...
  55. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the anthelmintic effect of natural plant cysteine proteinases against the gastrointestinal nematode, Heligmosomoides polygyrus, in vitro
    G Stepek
    School of Biology, University Park, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 130:203-11. 2005
    ..The efficacy and mode of action make plant cysteine proteinases potential candidates for a novel class of anthelmintics urgently required for the treatment of humans and domestic livestock...
  56. ncbi request reprint The anthelmintic efficacy of plant-derived cysteine proteinases against the rodent gastrointestinal nematode, Heligmosomoides polygyrus, in vivo
    G Stepek
    School of Biology, University Park, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 134:1409-19. 2007
    ..Plant-derived cysteine proteinases are therefore prime candidates for development as novel drugs for the treatment of GI nematode infections...
  57. pmc Intestinal parasitic infections among long-term-residents and settled immigrants in Qatar in the period 2005 to 2011
    Marawan A Abu-Madi
    Department of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Qatar
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:1185-95. 2013
    ..We identified also geographic regions from which resident workers still maintain a relatively high prevalence of helminth infections despite their long-term residence in Qatar...
  58. pmc Infection before pregnancy affects immunity and response to social challenge in the next generation
    Olivia Curno
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:3364-74. 2011
    ..The benefits of accelerated clearance of infection and reduced weight loss during infection may outweigh costs associated with reduced social dominance in an environment where the risk of disease is high...
  59. pmc Changing trends in intestinal parasitic infections among long-term-residents and settled immigrants in Qatar
    Marawan A Abu-Madi
    Department of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, P, O, Box 2713, Doha, Qatar
    Parasit Vectors 3:98. 2010
    ..Some eventually acquire residency status but little is known about whether they continue to harbour infections...
  60. ncbi request reprint In vitro and in vivo anthelmintic efficacy of plant cysteine proteinases against the rodent gastrointestinal nematode, Trichuris muris
    G Stepek
    School of Biology, University Park, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 132:681-9. 2006
    ..Thus, the cysteine proteinases from plants may be a much-needed alternative to currently available anthelmintic drugs due to their efficacy and novel mode of action against different gastrointestinal nematode species...
  61. ncbi request reprint Necator americanus in neonatally infected hamsters. The time-course of infection and antibody response to the surface antigens of L4 and adult worms
    J M Behnke
    Department of Zoology, Nottingham University, University Park, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 81:967-72. 1987
    ..In contrast L4 had only 2 major cuticular antigens resolving at 41 and 93kDa. The 93kDa molecule on L4 and adult worms may be antigenically related...
  62. ncbi request reprint The effect of the hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicum on the mucosal architecture of the small intestine in hamsters
    L M M Alkazmi
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    J Helminthol 80:397-407. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Necator americanus in the DSN hamster: density-dependent expulsion of adult worms during primary infection
    R A Rose
    Department of Zoology, University of Nottingham, University Park
    Parasitology 100:469-78. 1990
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint The mucosal cellular response to infection with Ancylostoma ceylanicum
    L M M Alkazmi
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    J Helminthol 82:33-44. 2008
    ..Our data draw attention to the resilience of hookworms which, unlike many other nematodes, are able to survive for many weeks in a highly inflamed intestinal tract...
  65. ncbi request reprint Anthelmintic action of plant cysteine proteinases against the rodent stomach nematode, Protospirura muricola, in vitro and in vivo
    G Stepek
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 134:103-12. 2007
    ..Therefore, collectively, our studies have demonstrated that, with the appropriate formulation, plant cysteine proteinases have efficacy against nematodes residing throughout the rodent gastrointestinal tract...
  66. ncbi request reprint Copro-antigen capture ELISA for the detection of Teladorsagia (Ostertagia) circumcincta in sheep: improvement of specificity by heat treatment
    D A Johnson
    School of Biology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Parasitology 129:115-26. 2004
    ..We discuss the application of CC-ELISAs in facilitating selective chemotherapy of sheep, as a means of avoiding the development of anthelmintic resistance in pastoral regions where sheep are farmed on a large scale...
  67. ncbi request reprint Necator americanus in inbred mice: evidence in support of genetically determined differences in the cellular immune response to a primary infection
    L M Timothy
    Department of Life Science, University of Nottingham, UK
    Parasitology 114:53-63. 1997
    ..The relationship between the observed leucocyte responses and resistance to the migrating larvae of a primary infection is discussed...
  68. ncbi request reprint Necator americanus in the mouse: histopathological changes associated with the passage of larvae through the lungs of mice exposed to primary and secondary infection
    M J Wilkinson
    Department of Pathology, University Hospital, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, UK
    Parasitol Res 76:386-92. 1990
    ..Overall, the results were found to be compatible with the development of acquired resistance to N. americanus and the expression of host protective immunity during the development of challenge-infection larvae in the lungs...
  69. ncbi request reprint [The co-occurence of Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia spp. and helminth infections in small rodent populations]
    Anna Bajer
    Zakład Parazytologii, Instytut Zoologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 50:307-15. 2004
    ..Presented results revealed that helminth infections may facilitate chronic infections of intestinal protozoa in rodent populations...
  70. ncbi request reprint Mapping of chromosomal regions influencing immunological responses to gastrointestinal nematode infections in mice
    David M Menge
    International Livestock Research Institute, PO Box 30709, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasite Immunol 25:341-9. 2003
    ..Some of these QTL map to regions known to harbour genes responsible for the induction of immunological responses to intestinal worms...
  71. doi request reprint Bartonella spp. infection in rodents from different habitats in the Mazury Lake District, Northeast Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:467-74. 2008
    ..glareolus were identical to B. grahamii, species associated with human illness. These results have important public health implication, notably in relation to the risk of infection in humans following exposure to rodent bartonellae...
  72. ncbi request reprint Babesia microti: prevalence in wild rodents and Ixodes ricinus ticks from the Mazury Lakes District of North-Eastern Poland
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Warsaw University, Miecznikowa 1 Street, PL 02096 Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:137-43. 2006
    ..microti commonly encountered among Microtus spp. rodents is probably not a zoonotic strain and, therefore, that it is most unlikely to represent a risk to public health in the Mazury Lakes District of North-Eastern Poland...