pork tapeworm

Summary

Alias: pig tapeworm, Taenia solium, Cysticercus cellulosae, Taenia cellulosae

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Multiple genotypes of Taenia solium--ramifications for diagnosis, treatment and control
    Akira Ito
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    Acta Trop 87:95-101. 2003
  2. ncbi The mitochondrial genome of the tapeworm Taenia solium: a finding of the abbreviated stop codon U
    Minoru Nakao
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    J Parasitol 89:633-5. 2003
  3. ncbi Nematode infections of the eye: toxocariasis and diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis
    N A Sabrosa
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 12:450-4. 2001
  4. ncbi Isolation of a 14 kDa antigen from Taenia solium cyst fluid by HPLC and its evaluation in enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for diagnosis of porcine cysticercosis
    E Assana
    Parasitology Laboratory, IMT UDS, P O Box 222, University of Dschang, Cameroon
    Res Vet Sci 82:370-6. 2007
  5. ncbi The emergence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Eastern and Southern Africa as a serious agricultural problem and public health risk
    Isaac K Phiri
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, PO Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    Acta Trop 87:13-23. 2003
  6. ncbi Development of Em18-immunoblot and Em18-ELISA for specific diagnosis of alveolar echinococcosis
    Akira Ito
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Midorigaoka Higashi 2 1 1 1, 078 8510, Asahikawa, Japan
    Acta Trop 85:173-82. 2003
  7. ncbi Evaluation of an antigen from Taenia crassiceps cysticercus for the serodiagnosis of neurocysticercosis
    Regina H S Peralta
    Departamento de Patologia, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    Acta Trop 83:159-68. 2002
  8. ncbi Foodborne and waterborne parasites
    Edoardo Pozio
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Acta Microbiol Pol 52:83-96. 2003
  9. doi Echinococcus metacestodes as laboratory models for the screening of drugs against cestodes and trematodes
    A Hemphill
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Berne, Laenggass Strasse 122, CH 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Parasitology 137:569-87. 2010
  10. pmc Seroprevalence of tissue invading parasitic infections diagnosed by ELISA in Korea
    Mi Kyung Lee
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chung Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:1272-6. 2010

Research Grants

  1. HIV-CNS Diseases and Parasitic Zoonoses in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
    HELENE CARABIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Targeted screening for Taenia solium tapeworms
    SETH E O'NEAL; Fiscal Year: 2011
  3. Peptide-Based Serological Test for Cysticercosis
    VICTOR KOVALENKO; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. IMMUNE REGULATION IN CYSTICERCOSIS
    RAYMOND KUHN; Fiscal Year: 1999
  5. DEVELOPMENT OF A DIAGNOSTIC ASSAY FOR CYSTICERCOSIS
    JUDY TEALE; Fiscal Year: 2000
  6. New Tools to Understand and Control Endemic Parasites
    Hector Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2001
  7. CHEMOKINES AND INFLAMMATORY RESPONSES IN CYSTICERCOSIS
    JONATHAN FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2000
  8. INTERGRATED CONTROL OF TAENIA SOLIUM CYSTICERCOSIS
    Robert Gilman; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. Astrid E Cardona; Fiscal Year: 2016
  10. Neurocysticercosis: Combined Treatment with Praziquantel and Albendazole
    Hector Hugo Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2012

Patents

  1. Process for the production of lutein
  2. Process for the production of fine chemicals
  3. Process for the control of production of fine chemicals
  4. Process and Method for Monitoring Gastrointestinal Microbiota
  5. T24 antigen for immunodiagnosis of Taenia solium cysticercosis
  6. PROCESS AND METHOD FOR MONITORING GASTROINTESTINAL MICROBIOTA
  7. Test agent and method for imago infection of Taenia solium and Taenia saginata
  8. Test agent and method for imago infection of Taenia solium and Taenia saginata
  9. Methods and compositions for detecting larval Taenia solium
  10. Methods and compositions for detecting larval taenia solium with a cloned diagnostic antigen

Detail Information

Publications210 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Multiple genotypes of Taenia solium--ramifications for diagnosis, treatment and control
    Akira Ito
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    Acta Trop 87:95-101. 2003
    Mitochondrial DNA sequences of Taenia solium have fully been analyzed. Analysis of the full length of cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (1620 bp) and cytochrome b (1068 bp) genes of T...
  2. ncbi The mitochondrial genome of the tapeworm Taenia solium: a finding of the abbreviated stop codon U
    Minoru Nakao
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    J Parasitol 89:633-5. 2003
    The complete nucleotide sequence of the tapeworm Taenia solium mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) has been determined...
  3. ncbi Nematode infections of the eye: toxocariasis and diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis
    N A Sabrosa
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 12:450-4. 2001
    ..The parasites Toxocara canis, Onchocerca volvulus, Taenia solium, Ancylostoma caninum, and Cysticercus celulosae all have been responsible for blinding ocular infections...
  4. ncbi Isolation of a 14 kDa antigen from Taenia solium cyst fluid by HPLC and its evaluation in enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for diagnosis of porcine cysticercosis
    E Assana
    Parasitology Laboratory, IMT UDS, P O Box 222, University of Dschang, Cameroon
    Res Vet Sci 82:370-6. 2007
    A fraction with a major band of 14kDa was obtained from crude cyst fluid of Taenia solium cysticerci by 2-step chromatography...
  5. ncbi The emergence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Eastern and Southern Africa as a serious agricultural problem and public health risk
    Isaac K Phiri
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, PO Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    Acta Trop 87:13-23. 2003
    ..6% were found to have circulating antigens of Taenia solium. Field surveys based on lingual palpation in Southern and Eastern Provinces of Zambia revealed prevalences of ..
  6. ncbi Development of Em18-immunoblot and Em18-ELISA for specific diagnosis of alveolar echinococcosis
    Akira Ito
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Midorigaoka Higashi 2 1 1 1, 078 8510, Asahikawa, Japan
    Acta Trop 85:173-82. 2003
    ..Glycoproteins (GPs) purified from cyst fluid of Taenia solium are highly specific for diagnosis of T. solium neuorcysticercosis (NCC)...
  7. ncbi Evaluation of an antigen from Taenia crassiceps cysticercus for the serodiagnosis of neurocysticercosis
    Regina H S Peralta
    Departamento de Patologia, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    Acta Trop 83:159-68. 2002
    ..of having NC according to clinical manifestation and brain computed tomography were tested by ELISA with Taenia solium total saline antigen (ELISA-Tso) and by immunoblotting with T. crassiceps glycoproteins antigen (EITB-gpTcra)...
  8. ncbi Foodborne and waterborne parasites
    Edoardo Pozio
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Acta Microbiol Pol 52:83-96. 2003
    ..Eleven helminthic species (Taenia saginata, Taenia solium, Taenia asiatica, Trichinella spiralis, Tr. nativa, Tr. britovi, Tr. pseudospiralis, Tr...
  9. doi Echinococcus metacestodes as laboratory models for the screening of drugs against cestodes and trematodes
    A Hemphill
    Institute of Parasitology, University of Berne, Laenggass Strasse 122, CH 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Parasitology 137:569-87. 2010
    Among the cestodes, Echinococcus granulosus, Echinococcus multilocularis and Taenia solium represent the most dangerous parasites...
  10. pmc Seroprevalence of tissue invading parasitic infections diagnosed by ELISA in Korea
    Mi Kyung Lee
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chung Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:1272-6. 2010
    Seroprevalence of the IgG antibodies for Clonorchis sinensis, Paragonimus westermani, Taenia solium metacestode (cysticercus), and Spirometra erinacei plerocercoid (sparganum) was measured using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) ..
  11. ncbi Epidemiological study of Taenia solium infections in a rural village in Honduras
    A L Sanchez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 91:163-71. 1997
    ..a sub-sample of the previously studied population revealed that 34% of the subjects were seropositive for anti-Taenia solium antibodies (as determined by a cysticercosis-specific, enzyme-linked, immunoelectrotransfer, blot assay) and ..
  12. ncbi A population-based, case-control study of Taenia solium taeniasis and cysticercosis
    A L Sanchez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Sweden
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 93:247-58. 1999
    ..NCC) diagnosed by computed tomography (CT), epilepsy, seropositivity for antibodies to the cysticerci of Taenia solium [determined by enzyme-linked-immunoelectrotransfer-blot (EITB) assays], intestinal infection with this ..
  13. ncbi Molecular cloning of genes encoding oncosphere proteins reveals conservation of modular protein structure in cestode antigens
    Charles Gauci
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, The University of Melbourne, Princes Highway, Werribee, 3030, Vic, Australia
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 127:193-8. 2003
    ..Here molecular cloning is used to complete comparisons of Taenia solium, Taenia saginata, Taenia ovis, Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis oncosphere antigens and ..
  14. ncbi Taenia solium taeniosis/cysticercosis in Asia: epidemiology, impact and issues
    Vedantam Rajshekhar
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore 632 004, India
    Acta Trop 87:53-60. 2003
    ..as India, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Korea, Taiwan and Nepal are a clear indicator of the wide prevalence of Taenia solium cysticercosis and taeniosis in these and other Asian countries...
  15. ncbi Challenges for control of taeniasis/cysticercosis in Indonesia
    Thomas Suroso
    Directorate General Communicable Disease Control and Environmental Health, Ministry of Health, Indonesia
    Parasitol Int 55:S161-5. 2006
    ..6%) harbored the adult tapeworm, Taenia solium, whereas 44 of 96 people (45.8%), 50 of 71 pigs (70.4%), and 7 of 64 local dogs (10...
  16. pmc Absence of the SP/SP receptor circuitry in the substance P-precursor knockout mice or SP receptor, neurokinin (NK)1 knockout mice leads to an inhibited cytokine response in granulomas associated with murine Taenia crassiceps infection
    Armandina Garza
    Department of Medicine Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030
    J Parasitol 94:1253-8. 2008
    Neurocysticercosis, caused by the cestode Taenia solium, is the most common parasitic infection of the human central nervous system that leads to seizures...
  17. pmc The disease burden of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Cameroon
    Nicolas Praet
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e406. 2009
    b>Taenia solium cysticercosis is an important zoonosis in many developing countries. Human neurocysticercosis is recognised as an important cause of epilepsy in regions where the parasite occurs...
  18. ncbi Mass treatment against human taeniasis for the control of cysticercosis: a population-based intervention study
    E Sarti
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 94:85-9. 2000
    An intervention study with mass treatment against taeniasis to prevent neurocysticercosis due to Taenia solium in a rural community in Mexico was performed in 1991-96...
  19. ncbi Seroprevalence of anti-cysticercus antibodies among the children living in the urban environs of Maputo, Mozambique
    E V Noormahomed
    Parasitology Sector, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, PO Box 257, Maputo, Mozambique
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:31-5. 2003
    ..Antibodies against Cysticercus cellulosae were detected, at a titre of at least 1:100, in 56 (20.8%) of the blood samples...
  20. ncbi Taeniasis/cysticercosis in Papua (Irian Jaya), Indonesia
    Sri S Margono
    Department Research and Community Service, University of Indonesia
    Parasitol Int 55:S143-8. 2006
    Reports showed that an important parasitic zoonotic disease caused by Taenia solium, Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica is found endemic in several areas of Indonesia including Papua, Bali and North Sumatra...
  21. doi Purification, properties, and kinetic studies of cytoplasmic malate dehydrogenase from Taenia solium cysticerci
    Agustin Plancarte
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico
    Parasitol Res 105:175-83. 2009
    Malate dehydrogenase (L: -malate: NAD oxidoreductase, EC 1.1.1.37) from the cytoplasm of Taenia solium cysticerci (cMDHTs) was purified 48-fold through a four-step procedure involving salt fractionation, ionic exchange, and dye affinity ..
  22. pmc Taenia saginata metacestode antigenic fractions without affinity to concanavalin A are an important source of specific antigens for the diagnosis of human neurocysticercosis
    Heliana B Oliveira
    Departamento de Imunologia, Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, 38400 902 Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:638-44. 2010
    ..antigen for neurocysticercosis (NC) serodiagnosis, particularly due to an increasing difficulty to obtain Taenia solium homologous antigen...
  23. ncbi Population genetic structure of Taenia solium from Madagascar and Mexico: implications for clinical profile diversity and immunological technology
    Rodrigo Vega
    Departamento de Inmunologia, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito Interior S N, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Int J Parasitol 33:1479-85. 2003
    b>Taenia solium is a cestode parasitic of humans and pigs that strongly impacts on public health in developing countries...
  24. pmc Spatial distribution of Taenia solium porcine cysticercosis within a rural area of Mexico
    Julio Morales
    Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e284. 2008
    Cysticercosis is caused by Taenia solium, a parasitic disease that affects humans and rurally bred pigs in developing countries...
  25. ncbi Taenia solium cysticercosis and human taeniasis in the Nsukka area of Enugu State, Nigeria
    D N Onah
    Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 89:399-407. 1995
    ..b>Cysticercus cellulosae were detected in the pigs by ante-mortem examination of the pigs' tongues and detailed post-mortem ..
  26. ncbi Epilepsy, cysticercosis, and toxocariasis: a population-based case-control study in rural Bolivia
    A Nicoletti
    Institute of Neurological Science, University of Catania, Italy
    Neurology 58:1256-61. 2002
    To assess the relationship between epilepsy and infection with Taenia solium and Toxocara canis with a case-control study, in the rural area of the Cordillera Province, Bolivia.
  27. ncbi Role of chemotherapy of taeniasis in prevention of neurocysticercosis
    Zbigniew S Pawlowski
    Clinic of Parasitic and Tropical Diseases, University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
    Parasitol Int 55:S105-9. 2006
    Neurocysticercosis (NC) is a serious public health problem in Taenia solium endemic areas and in some immigrants and international travelers. A key intervention in preventing NC is elimination of taeniasis by chemotherapy...
  28. doi Relative seroprevalence of cysticercus antigens and antibodies and antibodies to Taenia ova in a population sample in south India suggests immunity against neurocysticercosis
    T Jayaraman
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632 004, Tamilnadu, India
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:153-9. 2011
    We evaluated the exposure of a community in Vellore district of south India to Taenia solium infection and its relationship to the prevalence of neurocysticercosis (NCC) causing active epilepsy...
  29. ncbi The value of an antigenic fraction of Cysticercus cellulosae in the serodiagnosis of cysticercosis
    M D Pammenter
    Research Insitute for Diseases, South African Medical Research Council, Congella, Republic of South Africa
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 81:117-23. 1987
    Fractions of Taenia solium cysticerci were isolated using preparative isoelectric focusing. A fraction isoelectric between pH 7.8 and 10...
  30. ncbi Prevalence of taeniasis and cysticercosis in a population of urban residence in Honduras
    A L Sanchez
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    Acta Trop 69:141-9. 1998
    To determine the prevalence of antibodies to Taenia solium and taeniasis in a population of urban residence, an epidemiological study was carried out in a military institution located in Tegucigalpa, the capital city of Honduras...
  31. ncbi [Taeniasis and detection of antibodies against cysticercus among inhabitants of a rural community in Guerrero State, Mexico]
    Jose Juan Martinez-Maya
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:84-9. 2003
    To assess the frequency of Taenia solium carriers and its relationship with human cysticercosis in a Mexican locality.
  32. doi Seroprevalence of human Taenia solium cysticercosis in Haiti
    C P Raccurt
    Service de parasitologie et mycologie médicales, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, centre hospitalier universitaire d Amiens, Hopital Sud, 80054 Amiens, France
    J Helminthol 83:113-6. 2009
    Human Taenia solium cysticercosis is common in developing countries due to poor sanitary conditions and economics based on breeding livestock, especially pigs, with low hygiene standards...
  33. doi Combating Taenia solium cysticercosis in Southeast Asia an opportunity for improving human health and livestock production
    A Lee Willingham
    WHO FAO Collaborating Center for Research and Training on Neglected and Other Parasitic Zoonoses, Section for Parasitology, Health and Development, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Adv Parasitol 72:235-66. 2010
    Cysticercosis caused by the zoonotic pork tapeworm Taenia solium is emerging as a constraint for the nutritional and economic well-being of small-holder farming communities in many underdeveloped areas of Southeast Asia...
  34. pmc Multiantigen print immunoassay for comparison of diagnostic antigens for Taenia solium cysticercosis and taeniasis
    Sukwan Handali
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:68-72. 2010
    ..blot assay, developed at the CDC, which uses lentil lectin-purified glycoproteins (LLGPs) extracted from Taenia solium cysticerci...
  35. pmc Development and evaluation of a magnetic immunochromatographic test to detect Taenia solium, which causes taeniasis and neurocysticercosis in humans
    Sukwan Handali
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:631-7. 2010
    Taeniasis/cysticercosis caused by Taenia solium is a frequent parasitic infection of the human brain in most of the world...
  36. pmc DNA differential diagnosis of taeniasis and cysticercosis by multiplex PCR
    Hiroshi Yamasaki
    Department of Parasitology Animal Laboratory for Medical Research, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 42:548-53. 2004
    ..products unique for Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica and for American/African and Asian genotypes of Taenia solium with molecular sizes of 827, 269, 720, and 984 bp, respectively...
  37. ncbi [Epidemiology of neurocysticercosis]
    S Antoniuk
    , Curitiba, Brasil
    Rev Neurol 29:331-4. 1999
    ..DEVELOPMENT: Human cysticercosis is acquired from the ingestion of ova of Taenia solium, excreted by human carriers in their feces, followed by the development of cyst in human tissue...
  38. ncbi The Taenia saginata homologue of the major surface antigen of Echinococcus spp. is immunogenic and 97% identical to its Taenia solium homologue
    Luis Miguel Gonzalez
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Ctra Majadahonda Pozuelo km 2, 2, 28220 Majadahonda Madrid, Spain
    Parasitol Res 101:1541-9. 2007
    ..In addition, as we now demonstrate a 97% homology between TEG-Tsag and its Taenia solium homologue, TEG-Tsol, this latter molecule may have similar potential in the control of human and porcine ..
  39. pmc Albendazole versus praziquantel in the treatment of neurocysticercosis: a meta-analysis of comparative trials
    Dimitrios K Matthaiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e194. 2008
    Neurocysticercosis, infection of the brain with larvae of Taenia solium (pork tapeworm), is one of several forms of human cysticercosis caused by this organism...
  40. doi Nanobodies, a promising tool for species-specific diagnosis of Taenia solium cysticercosis
    N Deckers
    Animal Health Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Parasitol 39:625-33. 2009
    b>Taenia solium cysticercosis is a major helminth zoonosis in developing countries. Pigs are the intermediate hosts mediating transmission of infection. Specific assays to diagnose living cysts in pigs are lacking...
  41. ncbi Taeniasis and cysticercosis in Asia and the Pacific: present state of knowledge and perspectives
    Akira Ito
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Midorigaoka Higashi 2 1 1 1, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:123-30. 2005
    ..In Asia and the Pacific, three human taeniid species have been recognized: Taenia solium, Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica. The first topic is on evolution of T. solium...
  42. pmc Accuracy of serological testing for the diagnosis of prevalent neurocysticercosis in outpatients with epilepsy, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
    Humberto Foyaca-Sibat
    Walter Sisulo University, Mthata, South Africa
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e562. 2009
    ..The second objective was to estimate the accuracy of serological testing in detecting NCC in these outpatients and characterize sources of disagreement between serology and neuroimaging...
  43. ncbi Possible association between Taenia solium cysticercosis and cancer: increased frequency of DNA damage in peripheral lymphocytes from neurocysticercosis patients
    L A Herrera
    Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico UNAM, Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 94:61-5. 2000
    ..Neurocysticercosis, produced by cysticerci of the helminth Taenia solium, has been associated with the emergence of brain tumours and haematological malignancies...
  44. ncbi [Clinical and diagnostic approaches to neurocysticercosis]
    V Turkulov
    Klinika za infektivne bolesti, 21000 Novi Sad, Hajduk Veljkova 1 3
    Med Pregl 54:353-6. 2001
    Cysticercosis is a tissue infection caused by larvae of the cestode Taenia solium. Neurocysticercosis is a central nervous system form of this infection. Taenia solium invades tissues in a form of a cyst with a thin, semitransparent wall...
  45. ncbi Echinococcosis and cysticercosis in Asia: evaluation of the modern technology for epidemiological study
    Akira Ito
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:103-7. 2003
    ..Neurocysticercosis (NCC) caused by ingestion of eggs of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium, is spreading worldwide and not rare even in Muslim or Jewish communities...
  46. ncbi Epileptogenic activity of granulomas associated with murine cysticercosis
    Janet L Stringer
    Departments of Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Exp Neurol 183:532-6. 2003
    Neurocysticercosis, caused by Taenia solium, is a common cause of neurologic disease in developing countries and among immigrants to the United States. Seizures are the most common clinical manifestation of neurocysticercosis...
  47. pmc Evaluating the efficacy of teaching methods regarding prevention of human epilepsy caused by Taenia solium neurocysticercosis in Western Kenya
    Jared Wohlgemut
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, and Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:634-42. 2010
    ..001) and second visits (P < 0.001). Farmers were more likely to have heard of Cysticercus cellulosae in the second (P = 0.001) and third visits (P = 0...
  48. ncbi Recombinant antigens for serodiagnosis of cysticercosis and echinococcosis
    Yasuhito Sako
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Japan
    Parasitol Int 55:S69-73. 2006
    ..For cysticercosis, glycoproteins of 10-26 kDa in cyst fluid of Taenia solium have been widely accepted for serodiagnosis purpose...
  49. ncbi Further molecular discrimination of Spanish strains of Echinococcus granulosus
    L M Gonzalez
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, 28220 Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 102:46-56. 2002
    ..fragments, previously reported, that allows species-specific discrimination between Taenia saginata, Taenia solium, and E. granulosus...
  50. ncbi Production of monoclonal antibodies for the identification of the eggs of Taenia solium
    T C Montenegro
    , Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 90:145-55. 1996
    Two antibodies, one monoclonal and one polyclonal, were produced and used to identify Taenia solium eggs, using the enzyme-linked immuno-electrotransfer blot technique (EITB). Different life-stages of Taenia solium and T...
  51. ncbi Cysticercosis as a major risk factor for epilepsy in Burundi, east Africa
    Georges Nsengiyumva
    Institute of Neuroepidemiology and Tropical Neurology EA 3174, Limoges, France
    Epilepsia 44:950-5. 2003
    Human cysticercosis is a direct consequence of infection by Taenia solium larvae (Cysticercus cellulosae). Results of studies on the impact of neurocysticercosis on epilepsy in Africa are inconsistent...
  52. ncbi Human Taeniasis and cysticercosis in Asia
    Akira Ito
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Midorigaoka Higashi 2 1 1 1, 078 8510, Asahikawa, Japan
    Lancet 362:1918-20. 2003
    Human Taeniasis caused by the pork, Taenia solium, or beef, T saginata, tapeworm arises after eating pork or beef contaminated with metacestodes, the larval stage of these parasites...
  53. doi Differential in vitro effects of insulin on Taenia crassiceps and Taenia solium cysticerci
    G Escobedo
    Facultad de Quimica, Departamento de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, AP 70228, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    J Helminthol 83:403-12. 2009
    ..in murine cysticercosis (Taenia crassiceps), and increase the frequency of porcine cysticercosis caused by Taenia solium. In the present study, we report the in vitro effect of insulin on the larval stages of T...
  54. ncbi Studies on abnormality of metacestodes and adult worms of Taenia solium and Taenia saginata asiatica in rodents and pigs
    P C Fan
    Institute and Department of Parasitology, National Yangming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 32:116-21. 2001
    ..Another one had a neck-band behind the scolex and a big bladder. This paper is not only the first report of abnormality of T. solium from hamster but also the first one of abnormal cysticerci of T. s. asiatica from pigs and mice...
  55. ncbi Vaccines for prevention of cysticercosis
    M W Lightowlers
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Veterinary Clinical Centre, The University of Melbourne, 250 Princes Highway, Victoria 3030, Werribee, Australia
    Acta Trop 87:129-35. 2003
    Neurocysticercosis due to Taenia solium infection is an important cause of human morbidity and mortality...
  56. ncbi Current status of Taenia solium and cysticercosis in Papua New Guinea
    Ifor L Owen
    C o National Agriculture Quarantine and Inspection Authority, Papua New Guinea
    Parasitol Int 55:S149-53. 2006
    There is no evidence that taeniasis due to Taenia solium is present in Papua New Guinea (PNG), but there is some serological evidence that human cysticercosis exists at particular locations near the border with West Papua (Indonesia), ..
  57. ncbi In vitro oncosphere-killing assays to determine immunity to the larvae of Taenia pisiformis, Taenia ovis, Taenia saginata, and Taenia solium
    Craig T Kyngdon
    Veterinary Clinical Centre, The University of Melbourne, 250 Princes Hwy, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
    J Parasitol 92:273-81. 2006
    ..of host-protective serum antibodies against Taenia pisiformis, Taenia ovis, Taenia saginata, and Taenia solium in rabbits, sheep, cattle, and pigs, respectively. Activated oncospheres of T. pisiformis, T. ovis, T...
  58. ncbi Risk factors associated with porcine cysticercosis in selected districts of Eastern and Southern provinces of Zambia
    C S Sikasunge
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Vet Parasitol 143:59-66. 2007
    To determine the risk factors associated with Taenia solium transmission in humans and pigs in the rural areas of Eastern and Southern provinces of Zambia, a questionnaire was administered in 788 households from 155 villages...
  59. ncbi Multi-immunodot for rapid differential diagnosis of eosinophilic meningitis due to parasitic infections
    P Eamsobhana
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    J Helminthol 80:249-54. 2006
    ..Ultrafiltered, purified antigens of Parastrongylus (=Angiostrongylus) cantonensis, Gnathostoma spinigerum and Taenia solium metacestodes, the most common parasites that invade the central nervous system and cause eosinophilic ..
  60. ncbi Medical treatment for neurocysticercosis characterized by giant subarachnoid cysts
    J V Proaño
    Medical Research Unit for Neurologic Diseases, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Mexico City
    N Engl J Med 345:879-85. 2001
    Infection with the larval form of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium, can lead to the development of cysts in the brain...
  61. ncbi Diagnosis, treatment and control of Taenia solium cysticercosis
    Hector H Garcia
    Cysticercosis Unit, Instituto de Ciencias Neurologicas, Lima, Peru
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 16:411-9. 2003
    b>Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis is now recognized as a major public health problem in most developing countries because of its association with seizures...
  62. ncbi Prevalence of Taenia solium porcine cysticercosis in the Eastern, Southern and Western provinces of Zambia
    Chummy S Sikasunge
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Vet J 176:240-4. 2008
    Tongue examination and detection of circulating antigen (Ag-ELISA) were used to establish the prevalence of Taenia solium porcine cysticercosis in free-range pigs in selected districts of Eastern, Southern and Western provinces of Zambia,..
  63. ncbi Taenia solium disease in humans and pigs: an ancient parasitosis disease rooted in developing countries and emerging as a major health problem of global dimensions
    E Sciutto
    Departamento de Inmunologia, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, UNAM, AP70228, D F 04510, Mexico
    Microbes Infect 2:1875-90. 2000
    This article reviews current knowledge on human and porcine cysticercosis caused by Taenia solium. It highlights the conditions favorable for its prevalence and transmission, as well as current trends in research on its natural history, ..
  64. ncbi Recent advances in serodiagnosis for cysticercosis
    Y Sako
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Hokkaido, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 32:98-104. 2001
    Neurocysticercosis (NCC) caused by infection with the larval stage of Taenia solium is an important cause of neurological disease worldwide. Up to the present, many studies on characterizing species-specific antigens of T...
  65. ncbi Regional status, epidemiology and impact of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Western and Central Africa
    Andre Zoli
    Faculty of Agronomy and Agricultural Science, P O Box 222, University of Dschang, Dschang, Cameroon
    Acta Trop 87:35-42. 2003
    In West Africa, Taenia solium cysticercosis in both pigs and man has been reported in Benin, Burkina-Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Togo, and although official data are lacking, T...
  66. ncbi Immunodiagnostic tools for taeniasis
    James C Allan
    Veterinary Medicine Licensing and Business Development, Pfizer Ltd, Sandwich CT13 9NJ, UK
    Acta Trop 87:87-93. 2003
    Most diagnostic work conducted on the Taenia species zoonoses has been carried out on the larval stage of Taenia solium in man, reflecting the relative severity of the pathology caused by this stage of that organism...
  67. ncbi Control of Taenia solium
    Armando E Gonzalez
    Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria, UNMSM Apartado 03 5013, Lima, Peru
    Acta Trop 87:103-9. 2003
    Control or eradication of Taenia solium cysticercosis has been achieved to date only in Europe and North America...
  68. ncbi Short report: limited and short-lasting humoral response in Taenia solium: seropositive households compared with patients with neurocysticercosis
    Antonio Meza-Lucas
    Instituto de Diagnostico y Referencia Epidemiologicos, Secretaria de Salud, Mexico City, DF, Mexico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:223-7. 2003
    Epidemiologic data suggest that 30-40% of Taenia solium-seropositive people become spontaneously negative without acquiring cysticercosis...
  69. ncbi Cysticercosis: IgG-ELISA evaluations of peak1 antigen and <30 kDa antigen of delipidized extract of Taenia solium metacestodes
    Paron Dekumyoy
    Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:1-9. 2004
    The antigenicity of ether-delipidized Taenia solium metacestode extract (DLPAg) was investigated by IgG-ELISA. The antigen showed higher antigenicity than that of non-delipidized antigen (NDLPAg)...
  70. ncbi Porcine antibody responses to taenia solium antigens rGp50 and sTs18var1
    Sukwan Handali
    Immunology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:322-6. 2004
    Cysticercosis, a disease caused by the larval form of Taenia solium, is diagnosed by detection of specific antibodies or by imaging techniques...
  71. pmc Immunoblot findings of calcareous corpuscles binding proteins in cyst fluid of Taenia solium metacestodes
    Hyun Jong Yang
    Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 158 710, Repubic of Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 42:141-3. 2004
    ..we evaluated the antigenic values of calcareous corpuscles binding proteins obtained from the cyst fluid of Taenia solium metacestodes...
  72. ncbi Taeniid tapeworm responses to in vitro glucose
    Kaethe Willms
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico 04510, Mexico
    Parasitol Res 96:296-301. 2005
    Experimental taeniid strobilae from Taenia solium and T. crassiceps (WFU strain) were incubated for 0-72 h in 0, 5 or 20 mM glucose solutions and further exposed for 15 min to the gap junction fluorochrome Lucifer Yellow...
  73. ncbi Cysticercosis in chronic psychiatric inpatients from a Venezuelan community
    Nestor W Meza
    Integrated Laboratory of the School of Medicine of Táchira, Universidad de Los Andes, Táchira, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:504-9. 2005
    Cysticercosis due to Taenia solium infection is endemic in developing countries of the Americas, Asia, and Africa...
  74. ncbi Purification and characterization of a metacestode cysteine proteinase from Taenia solium involved in the breakdown of human IgG
    S Baig
    Department of Cellular Biology, University of Georgia, Biological Sciences Building, Athens, GA 30603, USA
    Parasitology 131:411-6. 2005
    Infection of the central nervous system by Taenia solium cysticerci is the cause of human neurocysticercosis, a major neurological infection in the Third World and an emerging infectious disease in the United States...
  75. ncbi Molecular identification of Taenia solium cysticercus genotype in the histopathological specimens
    Hiroshi Yamasaki
    Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:131-4. 2005
    ..solium Asian genotype. When infection with T. solium is not confirmed by histopathological examination, molecular diagnosis will be more useful for definitive diagnosis...
  76. ncbi Estimation of the cost of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
    H Carabin
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:906-16. 2006
    To provide a comprehensive estimate of the societal costs of Taenia solium cysticercosis for the Eastern Cape Province (ECP), South Africa, as an objective measure of its impact in this endemic area.
  77. ncbi Taeniasis/cysticercosis in a Tibetan population in Sichuan Province, China
    Tiaoying Li
    Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6 Middle School Road, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, People s Republic of China
    Acta Trop 100:223-31. 2006
    ..There was also a significant occurrence of late-onset epilepsy (8.5% prevalence and 16.4% seropositive for Taenia solium antibodies) attributable in large part to probable neurocysticercosis caused by T. solium...
  78. ncbi Coexistence of salivary gland cysticercosis with squamous cell carcinoma of the mandible
    Dipti Mahajan
    Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:e47-50. 2007
    Cysticercosis is a parasitic infestation caused by the pork tapeworm larval stage, Cysticercus cellulosae. The majority of the cases present in ocular, cerebral, and subcutaneous locations...
  79. ncbi Taenia solium dUTPase: A potential target for anti-human cysticercosis
    Yadong Zheng
    Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, 1 Xujiaping Road, Lanzhou, Gansu 730046, China
    Acta Trop 101:266-70. 2007
    ..In this study we report the dUTPase-encoding gene (Tdut) from Taenia solium oncospheres and larvae...
  80. ncbi Taenia solium and Taenia saginata: identification of sequence characterized amplified region (SCAR) markers
    Ana Karina Kerche Dias
    Department of Animal Health and Production, Sao Paulo State University UNESP, Campus Araçatuba, Rua Clovis Pestana, 793, Jd D Amélia, Aracatuba, SP 16050 680, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 117:9-12. 2007
    ..The two main parasites involved in the taeniasis-cysticercosis complex in Brazil are Taenia saginata and Taenia solium. Differentiating between these two parasites is important both for disease control and for epidemiological ..
  81. ncbi Complete sequence of the mitochondrial genome of Taenia saginata: comparison with T. solium and T. asiatica
    Hyeong Kyu Jeon
    Department of Parasitology and Medical Research Institute, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, Gaeshin dong, Chongju, Chungbuk 361 763, South Korea
    Parasitol Int 56:243-6. 2007
    ..The size of the protein-coding genes of the three human Taenia tapeworms did not vary, except for Taenia solium nad1 (891 aa) and nad4 (1212 aa) and Taenia asiatica cox2 (576 aa)...
  82. doi Genetic polymorphism in Taenia solium cysticerci recovered from experimental infections in pigs
    Pablo Maravilla
    Direccion de Investigacion, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, SSA, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Infect Genet Evol 8:213-6. 2008
    b>Taenia solium cysticerci recovered from naturally infected pigs from Mexico, Honduras and Tanzania show a clonal structure and local lineages with probable events of genetic recombination without genetic flow within them, as revealed by ..
  83. ncbi Taenia solium: antioxidant metabolism enzymes as targets for cestocidal drugs and vaccines
    F Vaca-Paniagua
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Edificio A, 2 Piso, Ciudad Universitaria, 04510 Mexico DF, Mexico
    Curr Top Med Chem 8:393-9. 2008
    ..In the cestoda Taenia solium, three antioxidant enzymes have been studied: a cystosolic Cu,Zn superoxide dismutase that is a target of ..
  84. ncbi [About an autochtonous case of neurocysticercosis in Mali]
    Y Maiga
    Service de Neurologie, CHU Gabriel Toure, Bamako, Mali
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 102:211-4. 2009
    Cysticercosis has been reported in Muslim countries in workers coming from endemic regions for Taenia solium. For the first time in Mali, the authors report a case of autochtonous neurocysticercosis where Muslim religion is predominent...
  85. doi Epilepsy is not caused by cysticercosis in The Gambia
    A Secka
    International Trypanotolerance Centre, Banjul, The Gambia
    Trop Med Int Health 15:476-9. 2010
    To determine whether epilepsy is caused by Taenia solium cysticercosis in The Gambia.
  86. doi Comparison of ELISA and PCR assays for the diagnosis of porcine cysticercosis
    Rondro Mamitiana Ramahefarisoa
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, BP 1274 Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
    Vet Parasitol 173:336-9. 2010
    Cysticercosis is a zoonotic disease due to Taenia solium, which involves porcines as intermediate host. It is endemic in Madagascar, however minimal data has been reported concerning porcine cysticercosis prevalence...
  87. pmc Public health implications of cysticercosis acquired in the United States
    Frank Sorvillo
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1-6. 2011
    ..economic effect; the availability of a sensitive and specific serologic test for infection by adult Taenia solium tapeworms; and the demonstrated ability to find a probable source of infection among contacts, all provide a ..
  88. doi Cloning, sequencing and functional expression of cytosolic malate dehydrogenase from Taenia solium: Purification and characterization of the recombinant enzyme
    Gabriela Nava
    Departamento de Microbiología y Parasitología y, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Facultad de Medicina, D F, Mexico
    Exp Parasitol 128:217-24. 2011
    We report herein the complete coding sequence of a Taenia solium cytosolic malate dehydrogenase (TscMDH). The cDNA fragment, identified from the T...
  89. doi Old focus of cysticercosis in a senegalese village revisited after half a century
    Arss Secka
    International Trypanotolerance Centre, P M B, Banjul, Gambia
    Acta Trop 119:199-202. 2011
    ..001 and 61-91 years old; p=0.028) and absence of a household toilet (p=0.001). It can be concluded that Soutou village is an active focus of Taenia solium cysticercosis about 50 years after the first reported epidemic outbreak.
  90. doi Seroprevalence of Taenia solium infections in Croatian patients presenting with epilepsy
    T Mestrovic
    Polyclinic for Medical Microbiology and Parasitology Dr Zora Profozic, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Helminthol 86:259-62. 2012
    Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders, while neurocysticercosis caused by Taenia solium infection of the central nervous system currently represents the leading cause of secondary epilepsy in Central and South America,..
  91. ncbi Seroepidemiological study of human cysticercosis with blood samples collected on filter paper, in Lages, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil, 2004-2005
    Maria Márcia Imenes Ishida
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, SC, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 44:339-43. 2011
    Human serofrequency of antibodies against Taenia solium antigens was determined and risk factors for cysticercosis transmission were identified.
  92. ncbi Taeniasis/cysticercosis in Bali, Indonesia
    Toni Wandra
    Directorate General Disease Control and Environmental Health, Ministry of Health, Indonesia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:793-802. 2011
    b>Taenia solium and Taenia saginata are found in humans in Bali, Indonesia...
  93. doi Epidemiology of Taenia solium in Nepal: is it influenced by the social characteristics of the population and the presence of Taenia asiatica?
    Brecht Devleesschauwer
    Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1019-22. 2012
    The transmission of the zoonotic pork tapeworms Taenia solium and T. asiatica depends on a combination of specific risk factors, such as open defecation, backyard pig raising and the consumption of raw or undercooked pork and viscera...
  94. doi Mimotope peptides selected from phage display combinatorial library by serum antibodies of pigs experimentally infected with Taenia solium as leads to developing diagnostic antigens for human neurocysticercosis
    Karlen Gazarian
    Department of Medicinal Genomics and Environmental Toxicology, Institute of Biomedical Research of the Mexican National Autonomous University, Mexico City, University Campus, CP 04510, Mexico
    Peptides 38:381-8. 2012
    Neurocysticercosis is caused by penetration of the tapeworm Taenia solium larvae into the central nervous system resulting in a diverse range of neurologic complications including epilepsy in endemic areas that globalization spreads ..
  95. pmc Vaccine development against the Taenia solium parasite: the role of recombinant protein expression in Escherichia coli
    Charles Gauci
    University of Melbourne Faculty of Veterinary Science Werribee, Australia Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology University of Queensland Queensland, Australia
    Bioengineered 4:343-7. 2013
    b>Taenia solium is a zoonotic parasite that causes cysticercosis. The parasite is a major cause of human disease in impoverished communities where it is transmitted to humans from pigs which act as intermediate hosts...
  96. pmc Prevalence of porcine cysticercosis and associated risk factors in Homa Bay District, Kenya
    Eric E Eshitera
    Department of Public health Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Vet Res 8:234. 2012
    b>Taenia solium is an important zoonosis in many developing countries. Cysticercosis poses a serious public health risk and leads to economic losses to the pig production industry...
  97. ncbi Evaluation of cysticercus-specific IgG (total and subclasses) and IgE antibody responses in cerebrospinal fluid samples from patients with neurocysticercosis showing intrathecal production of specific IgG antibodies
    Lisandra Akemi Suzuki
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 71:106-9. 2013
    In the present study, an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) standardized with vesicular fluid of Taenia solium cysticerci was used to screen for IgG (total and subclasses) and IgE antibodies in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples ..
  98. doi Detection of cysteine protease in Taenia solium-induced brain granulomas in naturally infected pigs
    Ernatus Martin Mkupasi
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Thorvaldsensvej 57, DK 1871 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Vet Parasitol 197:360-3. 2013
    In order to further characterize the immune response around the viable or degenerating Taenia solium cysts in the pig brain, the involvement of cysteine protease in the immune evasion was assessed...
  99. doi Detection of human taeniases in Tibetan endemic areas, China
    Tiaoying Li
    Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan, China
    Parasitology 140:1602-7. 2013
    Detection of taeniasis carriers of Taenia solium is essential for control of cysticercosis in humans and pigs...
  100. pmc PET reveals inflammation around calcified Taenia solium granulomas with perilesional edema
    Masahiro Fujita
    Molecular Imaging Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e74052. 2013
    ..To investigate whether perilesional edema is due to inflammation, we imaged a marker of neuroinflammation, translocater protein (TSPO), using positron emission tomography (PET) and the selective ligand (11)C-PBR28...
  101. pmc Calcified neurocysticercus, perilesional edema, and histologic inflammation
    Theodore E Nash
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Virginia Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:318-21. 2014
    Abstract. Here, we present the second report of the histopathology of a Taenia solium calcification giving rise to perilesional edema...

Research Grants20

  1. HIV-CNS Diseases and Parasitic Zoonoses in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
    HELENE CARABIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and to measure the cross-sectional associations between neurological complications and prevalence of Taenia solium and Toxocara canis infections in persons with advanced HIV, with non-advanced HIV infection and those without ..
  2. Targeted screening for Taenia solium tapeworms
    SETH E O'NEAL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..It occurs when someone ingests Taenia solium eggs passed in the feces of a pork tapeworm carrier...
  3. Peptide-Based Serological Test for Cysticercosis
    VICTOR KOVALENKO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The pork tapeworm Taenia solium is now increasingly recognized as a parasite with international health implications and the capability of spreading to non-endemic areas...
  4. IMMUNE REGULATION IN CYSTICERCOSIS
    RAYMOND KUHN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    Larvae of cestode parasites cause disease in man and domestic animals. In man the larvae of Taenia solium often invade the central nervous system and cause a disease known as neurocysticercosis which has numerous neurological ..
  5. DEVELOPMENT OF A DIAGNOSTIC ASSAY FOR CYSTICERCOSIS
    JUDY TEALE; Fiscal Year: 2000
    Neurocysticercosis (NCC), the most common parasitic disease of the CNS, is caused by the larval stage of Taenia solium, a cestode parasite...
  6. New Tools to Understand and Control Endemic Parasites
    Hector Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Rapid sero-reversion, a phenomenon that changes the understanding of the transmission dynamics of Taenia solium cysticercosis, will be evaluated to dissect its biological significance In order to improve E...
  7. CHEMOKINES AND INFLAMMATORY RESPONSES IN CYSTICERCOSIS
    JONATHAN FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Cysticercosis, due to invasion of the pork tapeworm larvae Taenia solium, is an emerging disease in wealthier nations and a major cause of morbidity in endemic ..
  8. INTERGRATED CONTROL OF TAENIA SOLIUM CYSTICERCOSIS
    Robert Gilman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    b>Taenia solium cysticerosis is increasingly recognized as an important public health hazard in both disease-endemic regions of the developing world and in areas with high immigrant populations in developing countries. T...
  9. Astrid E Cardona; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..neurological disease in developing countries and the United States caused by the larva stages of the parasite Taenia solium. The pathogenesis and clinical manifestations vary with the location of the parasite within the brain and ..
  10. Neurocysticercosis: Combined Treatment with Praziquantel and Albendazole
    Hector Hugo Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Taenia solium neurocysticercosis is the single major cause of acquired epileptic seizures in the world, and a common diagnosis in immigrant populations in the USA and other industrialized countries...
  11. NEUROIMMUNOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY OF NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS
    JUDY TEALE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..central nervous system and is caused by encystment of the brain with the larval form of the cestode parasite Taenia solium. Clinical manifestations include seizures, hydrocephalus, and other symptoms associated with increased intra-..
  12. SEROLOGY AS A PREDICTOR OF NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS
    Robert Gilman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The disease is caused by the larval stage of the tapeworm Taenia solium. Albendazole is the most effective therapy available for intraparenchymal cysts, resolving all lesions in ..
  13. A PILOT STUDY OF NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS TREATMENT
    WILLARD HAUSER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..solium eggs by immigrant cooks infected with the pork tapeworm. The Center for Disease Control considers NC an emerging infection, and they are developing programs to track ..
  14. Substance P in pathogenesis of cryptosporidiosis in AIDS
    Prema Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Neuropeptides in the pathogenesis of neurocysticercosis
    Prema Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a parasitic infection of the human central nervous system caused by the helminth Taenia solium. NCC is recognized as a leading cause of seizures worldwide...
  16. Blood-brain barrier gene delivery in knock-out mice.
    EAIN CORNFORD; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. PET AND THE BLOOD BRAIN BARRIER IN HUMAN EPILEPSY
    EAIN CORNFORD; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. B CELL AND REPERTOIRE DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO
    JUDY TEALE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Understanding the generation of diversity is fundamental to questions of how the immune response works and what goes wrong in disease states such as autoimmunity. ..
  19. Effect of Aging on Immunity to Tularemia
    JUDY TEALE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed experiments will provide important new insights into immunosenescence, immunity to intracellular respiratory bacteria, and potential strategies should Francisella be used as a bioweapon. [unreadable] [unreadable]..

Patents10

  1. Process for the production of lutein
    Patent Number: EP2096177-A2; Date:2009-09-02
  2. Process for the production of fine chemicals
    Patent Number: EP2194140-A2; Date:2010-06-09
  3. Process for the control of production of fine chemicals
    Patent Number: EP2199304-A1; Date:2010-06-23
  4. Process and Method for Monitoring Gastrointestinal Microbiota
    Patent Number: JP2011527177-A; Date:2011-10-27
  5. T24 antigen for immunodiagnosis of Taenia solium cysticercosis
    Patent Number: WO2005000886-A2; Date:2005-01-06
  6. PROCESS AND METHOD FOR MONITORING GASTROINTESTINAL MICROBIOTA
    Patent Number: EP2271771-A2; Date:2011-01-12
  7. Test agent and method for imago infection of Taenia solium and Taenia saginata
    Patent Number: JP2005265510-A; Date:2005-09-29
  8. Test agent and method for imago infection of Taenia solium and Taenia saginata
    Patent Number: WO2005090989-A; Date:2005-09-29
  9. Methods and compositions for detecting larval Taenia solium
    Patent Number: WO0110897-A2; Date:2001-02-15
  10. Methods and compositions for detecting larval taenia solium with a cloned diagnostic antigen
    Patent Number: WO0175448-A2; Date:2001-10-11