dicrocoeliasis

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Summary: Infection with flukes of the genus Dicrocoelium.

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  1. ncbi A review of dicrocoeliosis of ruminants including recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment
    D Otranto
    Dipartimento di Sanità e Benessere Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Street Provinciale per Casamassima Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 107:317-35. 2002
  2. ncbi Serum antibodies to Dicrocoelium dendriticum in sheep from Sardinia (Italy)
    R Sánchez-Andrade
    Departamento de Patologi a Animal, Parasitologi a y Enfermedades Parasitarias, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 27071 Lugo, Spain
    Prev Vet Med 57:1-5. 2003
  3. ncbi Dicrocoelium dendriticum or Dicrocoelium hospes
    Martin S Wolfe
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1522. 2007
  4. ncbi Treatment of Egyptian dicrocoeliasis in man and animals with Mirazid
    Ahmed Massoud
    Department of Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Al Azhar University, Nasr City, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 33:437-42. 2003
  5. ncbi Human infection with Dicrocoelium dendriticum in Riyadh district (Saudi Arabia)
    Moshira M F Helmy
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Misr University for Science and Technology, 6th October City, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 33:139-44. 2003
  6. ncbi An unusual case of biliary obstruction caused by Dicrocoelium dentriticum
    Berrin Karadag
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:385-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Acute urticaria associated with Dicrocoelium dendriticum infestation
    A Sing
    Indian J Med Microbiol 26:97-8. 2008
  8. ncbi [Human infection with Dicrocoelium dendriticum]
    J Rack
    Institut fur Tropenmedizin, Berlin
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:2538-40. 2004
  9. ncbi Rare gallbladder parasitosis mimicking cholelithiasis: Dicrocoelium dendriticum
    T Soyer
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kirikkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 18:280-1. 2008
  10. ncbi Human dicrocoeliasis. Report on 208 cases from Saudi Arabia
    A R el-Shiekh Mohamed
    Gastroenterology Division, Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Trop Geogr Med 42:1-7. 1990

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  1. ncbi A review of dicrocoeliosis of ruminants including recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment
    D Otranto
    Dipartimento di Sanità e Benessere Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Street Provinciale per Casamassima Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 107:317-35. 2002
    ..The most important aspects of the aetiology, biological cycle, spread, epidemiology and pathogenesis of dicrocoeliosis are reviewed and the recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment are focused on...
  2. ncbi Serum antibodies to Dicrocoelium dendriticum in sheep from Sardinia (Italy)
    R Sánchez-Andrade
    Departamento de Patologi a Animal, Parasitologi a y Enfermedades Parasitarias, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 27071 Lugo, Spain
    Prev Vet Med 57:1-5. 2003
    ..Coprological sedimentation was used to discover egg-output. Seropositivity was detected in 86.2% tested sheep, whereas faecal prevalence was 6.7%; all that were faecal-positive also were ELISA-positive...
  3. ncbi Dicrocoelium dendriticum or Dicrocoelium hospes
    Martin S Wolfe
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1522. 2007
  4. ncbi Treatment of Egyptian dicrocoeliasis in man and animals with Mirazid
    Ahmed Massoud
    Department of Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Al Azhar University, Nasr City, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 33:437-42. 2003
    Two human cases with dicrocoeliasis dendriticum were successfully treated one with Praziquantel (25mg/kg 3 times daily after meals, for four successive days) and second with Mirazid (2 capsules of 300 mg...
  5. ncbi Human infection with Dicrocoelium dendriticum in Riyadh district (Saudi Arabia)
    Moshira M F Helmy
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Misr University for Science and Technology, 6th October City, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 33:139-44. 2003
    ..The other patients have false Dicrocoeliasis. The infection was influenced by the patients' behaviours...
  6. ncbi An unusual case of biliary obstruction caused by Dicrocoelium dentriticum
    Berrin Karadag
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:385-8. 2005
    ..Parasitosis is an important cause of biliary obstruction. We suggest that for patients presenting with biliary obstruction, D. dentriticum should be included in the differential diagnosis...
  7. ncbi Acute urticaria associated with Dicrocoelium dendriticum infestation
    A Sing
    Indian J Med Microbiol 26:97-8. 2008
  8. ncbi [Human infection with Dicrocoelium dendriticum]
    J Rack
    Institut fur Tropenmedizin, Berlin
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:2538-40. 2004
    ..All other laboratory findings were within normal limits. Stool examinations showed eggs of Dicrocoelium dendriticum. The abdominal ultrasound was unremarkable except for mild steatosis...
  9. ncbi Rare gallbladder parasitosis mimicking cholelithiasis: Dicrocoelium dendriticum
    T Soyer
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kirikkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 18:280-1. 2008
    ..We present a twelve-year-old girl with non-hemolytic gallbladder stone and discuss the clinical features and differential diagnosis of Dicrocoelium dendriticum (DD) invasion that causes and/or mimics cholelithiasis in children...
  10. ncbi Human dicrocoeliasis. Report on 208 cases from Saudi Arabia
    A R el-Shiekh Mohamed
    Gastroenterology Division, Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Trop Geogr Med 42:1-7. 1990
    ..10 patients had gall bladder or biliary tree disease and in at least 2 of which it was due to D. dendriticum. Malabsorption occurred in one patient. Praziquantel was used in 9 patients and was successful in treating 4 of these patients...
  11. ncbi Hepatic marker enzymes, biochemical parameters and pathological effects in lambs experimentally infected with Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Digenea)
    M Y Manga-Gonzalez
    Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Estación Agrícola Experimental, Apdo 788, 24080 Leon, Spain
    Parasitol Res 93:344-55. 2004
    ..The increase was significant 60 days p.i. The severity of the lesions was closely associated with the parasite burden...
  12. ncbi Mouflon (Ovis musimon) dicrocoeliosis: effects of parasitosis on the activities of biotransformation enzymes and albendazole metabolism in liver
    L Skalova
    Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Pharmacy, Heyrovskeho 1203, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 146:254-62. 2007
    ..The treatment of the same mouflons by other drugs that are mainly conjugated with glutathione, seems to be more problematic; hence, all consequences of documented reduced GST activity should be accounted...
  13. ncbi [Prevalence of Fasciola hepatica and Dicrocoelium dendriticum in the cow: inspection in an east Switzerland abattoir]
    G Schweizer
    Departement für Nutztiere der Universität Zürich
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 145:177-9. 2003
    ..The average incidence of Dicrocoelium dendriticum infection did not change. Although the prevalence of Fasciola hepatica apparently slightly decreased, an actual decrease of liverflukes could not be demonstrated...
  14. ncbi [Histopathological analysis of bovine livers infested by Dicrocoelium dendriticum]
    L Camara
    Institut de Zoologie, Neuchatel, Suisse
    Vet Res 27:87-92. 1996
    The object of this study was to determine the evolution of the lesions provoked by dicrocoeliasis in hepatic tissue, as a function of the quantity of parasites...
  15. ncbi A cross-sectional coprological survey of liver flukes in cattle and sheep from an area of the southern Italian Apennines
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137, Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 108:137-43. 2002
    ..dendriticum was widely and homogeneously spread throughout the study area, whereas F. hepatica was present only in a few concentrated zones of the study area that had both positive bovine and positive ovine farms...
  16. ncbi A preliminary study on dicrocoeliasis in Egypt, with a general review
    Fouad M Haridy
    The General Organization of Veterinary Services, Cairo, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 33:85-96. 2003
    ..dendriticum are available in Egypt, data about human and animal dicrocoeliasis is lacking. This investigation is a preliminary study to report on the presence of D...
  17. ncbi A tool for diagnosis of Dicrocoelium dendriticum infection: hatching eggs and molecular identification of the miracidium
    H Sandoval
    Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Instituto de Ganadería de Montaña, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas CSIC Universidad de León ULE, Grulleros, 24346, Leon, Spain
    Parasitol Res 112:1589-95. 2013
    ..dendriticum eggs in one of the definitive host faeces has been developed for the first time and could provide a useful molecular tool to improve the conventional coprological diagnosis for detecting D. dendriticum eggs...
  18. ncbi [Schistosoma japonicum: purification and diagnostic application of recombinant 32 kD antigen]
    X Shu
    Department of Parasitology, Hunan Medical University, Changsha 410078
    Hunan Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 23:331-4. 1998
    ..The sensitivity and specificity of rSj32 as a coating antigen in ELISA were as good as those of AWA and SEA. It is suggested that rSj32 antigen is a potential antigen for immunodiagnosis of schistosomiasis japonica...
  19. ncbi Dicrocoelium hospes Looss, 1907 (Digenea, Dicrocoeliidae): spermiogenesis, mature spermatozoon and ultrastructural comparative study
    Sylvia Agostini
    Laboratori de Parasitologia, Departament de Microbiologia i Parasitologia Sanitaries, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Joan XXIII, sn, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Parasitol Res 96:38-48. 2005
    ..This work produced new data on the ultrastructure of this trematode family which may be useful for phylogenetic purposes...
  20. ncbi Phase I biotransformation of albendazole in lancet fluke (Dicrocoelium dendriticum)
    V Cvilink
    Department of Biochemical Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Kralove, Heyrovskeho 1203, Hradec Králové CZ 500 05, Czech Republic
    Res Vet Sci 86:49-55. 2009
    ..SO formation predominated in exvivo experiments. Sulphoreduction of ABZ.SO occurred neither invivo nor exvivo. The detection of ABZ oxidative metabolites indicates the presence of drug metabolising oxidases in lancet fluke...
  21. ncbi Natural trematode infestation in feral Nebrodi Black pigs: pathological investigations
    Maria Teresa Capucchio
    Department of Animal Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Torino, Via Leonardo da Vinci 44, 10095 Grugliasco Torino, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 159:37-42. 2009
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  22. pmc Human dicrocoeliasis presenting as a subcutaneous mass
    Modupeola Omotara Samaila
    Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Department of Morbid Anatomy Histopathology, Shika, Zaria, Kaduna State, 810001, Nigeria
    BMJ Case Rep 2009:bcr0220091622. 2009
    ..It is important to know the life cycle and natural habitat of this rare human parasite in order to make a correct diagnosis and institute early treatment in patients who have become infected...
  23. ncbi Zoonotic Dicrocoeliasis dendriticum in a farmer's family at Giza Governorate, Egypt
    Abdou Mabrouk El-Shafie
    Department of Tropical Medicine, Faculity of Medicine, Al Azhar University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 41:327-36. 2011
    b>Dicrocoeliasis (Lancet liver fluke disease) is caused by Dicrocoelium dendriticum, a trematode living in bile ducts of sheep, cattle and other mammals including man...
  24. ncbi Hepatogenous photosensitisation in Scottish sheep casued by Dicrocoelium dendriticum
    N D Sargison
    University of Edinburgh, Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, Farm Animal Practice, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Vet Parasitol 189:233-7. 2012
    ..dendriticum population, which may have evolved within the unique and isolated biotope afforded by the machair on the island of Coll. Better understanding of these factors is a prerequisite for effective and sustainable disease control...
  25. ncbi Oxidative stress and changes in liver antioxidant enzymes induced by experimental dicroceliosis in hamsters
    S Sanchez-Campos
    Department of Physiology, University of Leon, Spain
    Parasitol Res 85:468-74. 1999
    ..Our data indicate that although dicroceliosis courses with activation of antioxidant enzymes and glutathione synthesis, inefficient scavenging of reactive oxygen species takes place, resulting in oxidative liver damage...
  26. ncbi Dynamics of the elimination of Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Trematoda, Digenea) eggs in the faeces of lambs and ewes in the Porma basin (León, NW Spain)
    M Y Manga-Gonzalez
    Unidad Estructural de Parasitología Animal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Leon, Spain
    Ann Parasitol Hum Comp 66:57-61. 1991
    ..5%) but also because of the epg (average 726.6 +/- 88.4). Prevalence of infection (from 61.5 to 65.4%) was similar for all age groups, although the highest mean epg value (367.6 +/- 50.9) was found in lambs...
  27. ncbi Activity of luxabendazole against liver flukes, gastrointestinal roundworms, and lungworms in naturally infected sheep
    T Kassai
    Department of General Zoology and Parasitology, University of Veterinary Science, Budapest, Hungary
    Parasitol Res 75:14-8. 1988
    ..8%-99.6%. The efficacy of luxabendazole compared favorably with that of Diplin Kombi (oxyclozanide and levamisole), which was used as a reference drug...
  28. ncbi Efficacy and safety of oral praziquantel against Dicrocoelium dendriticum in llamas
    Agnes M Dadak
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, 1210 Vienna, Austria
    Vet Parasitol 197:122-5. 2013
    ..The results of this study indicate that 50 mg/kg oral praziquantel is required for efficacious dosing and that this dose rate is safe in llamas and thus is recommended for the treatment of camelids naturally infected with D. dendriticum...
  29. ncbi Prevalence of three liver parasites in sheep and goats in Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, Saudi Arabia Kingdom
    Mohammad I Soliman
    Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo 11566, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 42:475-82. 2012
    ....
  30. ncbi [The prevalence of liver trematodes in equines in different cities of Turkey]
    Emel Soykan
    Kara Kuvvetleri Komutanlığı, Gıda Kontrol ve Araştırma Merkezi Başkanlığı, Bursa, Turkiye
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 36:152-5. 2012
    ..This study was carried out between March 2004- April 2005 to determine the prevalance of liver trematode infections of equids in different cities of Turkey...
  31. ncbi The inability of tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta and fluke Dicrocoelium dendriticum to metabolize praziquantel
    Ivan Vokřál
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University, Heyrovskeho 1203, CZ 50005 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 185:168-74. 2012
    ....
  32. ncbi Human infections with Dicrocoelium dendriticum in Kyrgyzstan: the tip of the iceberg?
    Aurelie Jeandron
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Parasitol 97:1170-2. 2011
    Dicrocoelium dendriticum is the causative agent of a rare food-borne zoonosis of the human biliary tract, dicrocoeliasis, for which few human prevalence data are available...
  33. pmc Human infection with Dicrocoelium dendriticum in Turkey
    Zeynep Tas Cengiz
    Department of Parasitology, Medical Faculty of Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey
    Ann Saudi Med 30:159-61. 2010
    ..The patient got better gradually and the symptoms disappeared. Physicians should keep in mind parasitic diseases such as the rarely encountered dicrocoeliosis...
  34. ncbi Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant potential of sheep liver infected naturally with distomatosis
    Yeter Deger
    Yüzüncü Yil Universitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Biyokimya Anabilim Dali, Van, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 32:23-6. 2008
    ..001). In this study it was demonstrated that lipid peroxidation increased and activities or/and concentrations of antioxidant compounds were significantly changed in the liver of sheep with distomatosis...
  35. ncbi A comparison of five methods for DNA isolation from liver and rumen flukes to perform ITS-2+ amplification
    F Capuano
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Mezzogiorno, Portici, Napoli, Italy
    Parassitologia 49:27-31. 2007
    ..hepatica, D. dendriticum and C. daubneyi in definitive and intermediate hosts. Furthermore, for the first time, the ITS-2 sequence of D. dendriticum was defined...
  36. pmc Dicrocoelium dendriticum infection in a patient with Crohn's disease
    Franzjosef Schweiger
    Department of Internal Medicine, South East Healthcare Corporation, The Moncton Hospital, Moncton, New Brunswick
    Can J Gastroenterol 22:571-3. 2008
    ..The present report describes a patient with active Crohn's disease whose stool contained D dendriticum eggs. A brief discussion of the medical literature is presented...
  37. ncbi [Pseudoparasitism of Dicrocoelium dendriticum]
    Irene Zabala Martín-Gil
    Medicina de Familia, Centro de Salud La Veredilla, Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain
    Aten Primaria 39:379-80. 2007
  38. ncbi Epidemiological characteristics of an invading parasite: Dicrocoelium dendriticum in sympatric wapiti and beef cattle in southern Alberta, Canada
    Cameron P Goater
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4 Canada
    J Parasitol 93:491-4. 2007
    ..These results indicate that D. dendriticum is now well established in Cypress Hills Park, circulating between at least 3 species of sympatric ungulates, including beef cattle...
  39. ncbi [Some biochemical parameters in sheep infected with endoparasites (Fasciola spp., Dicrocoelium dendriticum, hydatid cysts, Trichostrongylidae and Protostrongylidae)]
    Erol Ayaz
    Uludag Universitesi, Yenişehir Ibrahim Orhan Meslek Yüksek Okulu, Bursa, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:57-61. 2007
    ..B(12) were found to be increased significantly, while the levels of albumin, magnesium, and phosphorus were found to be decreased significantly. The other parameters analyzed were not significant statistically between the groups...
  40. ncbi Parasitic infestations of the biliary tract
    Surinder Singh Rana
    Department of Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 1041, Sector 24 B, Chandigarh 160 023, India
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 9:156-64. 2007
    ..gigantica, is a zoonotic helminthiasis that can present as acute hepatic or chronic biliary tract infection. CT, MRI, and ultrasound guidance are useful imaging tools for identifying these parasites and their complications...
  41. ncbi Immunohistochemical study of the local immune response in lambs experimentally infected with Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Digenea)
    M Carmen Ferreras-Estrada
    Departamento de Sanidad Animal Histología y Anatomía Patológica, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Leon, Campus Universitario de Vegazana, S N, 24071 Leon, Spain
    Parasitol Res 101:547-55. 2007
    ..dendriticum. The humoral and cell-mediated local immune responses observed were similar in the two groups of lambs infected with different doses...
  42. ncbi Dicroceliasis (lancet fluke disease) in an HIV seropositive man
    J J Drabick
    Infectious Disease Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001
    JAMA 259:567-8. 1988
    ..A brief discussion of the parasitology, pathology, clinical findings and treatment is presented...
  43. ncbi Of ants and men (an antology)
    Andreas Sing
    Max von Pettenkofer Institut fur Hygiene und Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 44:78, 145-6. 2007
  44. ncbi Efficacy of thiophanate and albendazole against natural infections of Dicrocoelium dentriticum, Fasciola hepatica, and gastrointestinal nematodes and cestodes in sheep
    E Onar
    Pendik Hayvan Hastaliklari, Arastrima Enstitusa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Vet Parasitol 35:139-45. 1990
    ..5% effective against F. hepatica and 100% effective against cestodes. Both drugs were highly effective against GI nematodes...
  45. ncbi [Epidemiology and prevention of distomatosis in France]
    M Gentilini
    Departement de Parasitologie, Médecine Tropicale, Santé Publique, Hopital de la Salpetriere, Paris
    Rev Prat 40:225-8. 1990
    ..The small fluke is exceptional, owing to its mode of transmission. Opithorchiasis is observed among refugees from South-East Asia. The prevention of all types of distomatosis rests on food control...
  46. ncbi Efficacy of intraruminal albendazole boluses against Dicrocoelium dendriticum in sheep
    J Corba
    Helminthological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Kosice, Czechoslovakia
    Parasitol Res 78:640-2. 1992
    ..Helminthological dissection of livers and small intestines revealed 91.8% efficacy, but a small number of live adult flukes were found in all treated animals...
  47. ncbi Percutaneous ultrasound-guided cholecystocentesis in cows
    U Braun
    Clinic of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Veterinary Faculty of the University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Vet Res 53:1079-84. 1992
    ..60, P less than 0.01). It was concluded that percutaneous ultrasound-guided cholecystocentesis in cows is a safe procedure and that microscopic and biochemical examinations of obtained bile can be useful diagnostic aids...
  48. ncbi Snail-borne parasitic zoonoses in Korea
    P R Chung
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 22:391-5. 1991
    ..All of these parasites are indigenous except Heterophyes heterophyes, H. dispar and Angiostrongylus cantonensis detected in patients who traveled outside of Korea...
  49. ncbi Pathophysiological studies on Dicrocoelium dendriticum infection in sheep
    Y Theodoridis
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 39:61-6. 1991
    ..No significant differences were found in the other parameters. It was concluded that burdens of up to 4000 D. dendriticum do not cause significant blood or plasma protein loss in sheep...
  50. ncbi Natural dicrocoeliasis in imported sheep, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    N Y Abu Zinada
    Department of Zoology, Girls College for Education, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 29:649-52. 1999
    ..Examination of imported sheep showed 40% in Somalian sheep, 26% in Turkish and 2% in native breed sheep. The results were discussed with stress on epidemiology...
  51. ncbi Dicrocoelium dendriticum in cattle from Cypress Hills, Canada: humoral response and preliminary evaluation of an ELISA
    Douglas D Colwell
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, Sustainable Production Systems, 5403 1st Ave S, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4B1, Canada
    Vet Parasitol 174:162-5. 2010
    ..A group of cattle necropsied for confirmation of fluke status was used to evaluate humoral immune responses and to provide baseline information in the preliminary development of an indirect ELISA for detection of anti-fluke antibodies...
  52. ncbi Ancient dicrocoeliosis: Occurrence, distribution and migration
    Matthieu Le Bailly
    University of Franche Comte, UFR Sciences and Techniques, CNRS UMR, Besancon, France
    Acta Trop 115:175-80. 2010
    ..The role of human and animal migrations is discussed...
  53. ncbi [Seasonal occurrence of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in intermediate hosts]
    R Schuster
    Wissenschaftsbereich Parasitologie der Sektion Tierproduktion, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, DDR
    Angew Parasitol 29:31-6. 1988
    Epizootiological questions were studied on a permanent pasture of a farm situated in one of the dicrocoeliasis areas in the GDR during the 1986 grazing season...
  54. ncbi Parasitic causes of pancreatic and biliary tract disease: a growing concern in a highly mobile population
    D E Bernstein
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Miami, School of Medicine Mt Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Mil Med 159:331-8. 1994
    ..These diseases are no longer the exclusive realm of infectious disease specialists and require general practitioners and gastroenterologists to be well versed in the spectrum of parasitic pancreatic and biliary disease...
  55. ncbi Dicrocoelium dendriticum: a true infection?
    Barbara Magi
    Infectious Diseases Clinic, Department of Molecular Biology, Clinic of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunology, University of Siena, Italy
    Infez Med 17:115-6. 2009
    ..Humans are occasionally infected by ingestion of intermediate hosts. We report a rare case of dicrocoeliasis in a 55-year-old woman who presented with eosinophilia and elevated bilirubin...
  56. ncbi [Prevalence of liver flukes in hair goats slaughtered in Hakkari (Yüksekova) Province]
    Abdurrahman Gül
    Yuzuncu Yil Universitesi, Veteriner Fakultesi, Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Van, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 32:334-6. 2008
    ..42%). Mixed infections (F. hepatica+D. dendriticum) were found only in hair goats older than one year (13.94 %). In this investigation, Fasciola gigantica was found to infect only the ones older than one year (2.76%)...
  57. ncbi Experimental ELISA for diagnosis of ovine dicrocoeliosis and application in a field survey
    A Broglia
    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Diedersdorfer Weg 1, 12277 Berlin, Germany
    Parasitol Res 104:949-53. 2009
    ..Altogether, 842 sheep sera were tested. In accordance with previous surveys carried out in other regions of Italy, a high prevalence of 80% to 100% was found...
  58. ncbi [The incidence of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in Emmental]
    Nicole Christine Burger
    Institut für Parasitologie der Universität Bern
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 119:324-9. 2006
    ..Atypical hosts such as dogs and cats exhibited low infection extent (3% and 1%, respectively), rather reflecting a gastro-intestinal passage of parasite eggs ingested by consumption of infected livers or by coprophagy of ruminant faeces...
  59. ncbi Preliminary protective capacity study of a Dicrocoelium dendriticum antigenic protein in hamsters
    C Gonzalez-Lanza
    Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Estación Agrícola Experimental, Grulleros, León 24346, Spain
    Parasitol Res 99:749-52. 2006
    ..Total IgG levels were similar in the three infected groups. The protection obtained was inadequate, so the antigen dose, immunization-infection period, adjuvants, and immunization route must be optimized...
  60. ncbi Effects of experimental dicrocoeliosis on oxidative drug metabolism in hamster liver
    S Sanchez-Campos
    Department of Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Leon, Spain
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Pharmacol Toxicol Endocrinol 115:55-60. 1996
    ..The results of this study indicate that the capacity of the liver for handling drugs and xenobiotics may be impaired as a consequence of dicrocoeliosis...
  61. ncbi Abattoir condemnation due to parasitic infections and its economic implications in the region of Trikala, Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 49:281-4. 2002
    ..The parasites most contributing to marketable organ condemnation were hydatid cysts (26%) and D. dendriticum flukes (26%)...
  62. ncbi Prevalence of dicrocoeliosis in sheep and goats in Himachal Pradesh, India
    K P Jithendran
    Disease Investigation Laboratory, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Palampur, India
    Vet Parasitol 61:265-71. 1996
    ..The potential role of migratory sheep and goats in the epizootiology of dicrocoeliosis is discussed...
  63. ncbi Contributions to and review of dicrocoeliosis, with special reference to the intermediate hosts of Dicrocoelium dendriticum
    M Y Manga-Gonzalez
    Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Estación Agrícola Experimental, Leon, Spain
    Parasitology 123:S91-114. 2001
    ..rufibarbis specimens collected in tetania contained metacercariae (1-240) in the abdomen. These were used for parasite characterization by isoelectric focusing and to infect lambs and hamsters. Only one brainworm per ant was found...
  64. ncbi Preliminary study on genetic variability of Dicrocoelium dendriticum determined by random amplified polymorphic DNA
    H Sandoval
    Departamento de Sistemas de Producción y Sanidad Animal, Estación Agrícola Experimental, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Leon, Spain
    Parasitol Int 48:21-6. 1999
    ..These results suggest that each sheep is infected by numerous genetically different parasites from one or more populations of infected ants...
  65. ncbi Comparative evaluation of agar gel precipitation, counterimmunoelectrophoresis and passive haemagglutination tests for the diagnosis of Dicrocoelium dendriticum infection in sheep and goats
    K P Jithendran
    Disease Investigation Laboratory, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Palampur, India
    Vet Parasitol 61:151-6. 1996
    ..0% of the infected sheep and goats. AGPT was found to be the least sensitive, detecting only 23.8% of the infected animals. The specificity of..
  66. ncbi Morphologic and biochemical changes caused by experimentally induced dicroceliosis in hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus)
    S Sanchez-Campos
    Department of Physiology, University of Leon, Spain
    Comp Med 50:147-52. 2000
    ..The aim of the study reported here was to investigate the pathomorphologic changes caused by experimentally induced dicroceliosis and their correlation with hepatobiliary function...
  67. ncbi Relationship between egg output and parasitic burden in lambs experimentally infected with different doses of Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Digenea)
    R Campo
    Departamento de Sistemas de Producción y Sanidad Animal, Estación Agrícola Experimental, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Leon, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 87:139-49. 2000
    ..This relationship was more intense on considering only the number of epg eliminated between days 120 and 180 p.i...
  68. ncbi [Liver fluke infestation in New World camelids. Parasitology, pathology, clinical findings and therapy]
    I Gunsser
    Institut für Tierpathologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen
    Tierarztl Prax Ausg G Grosstiere Nutztiere 27:187-92. 1999
    ..According to anatomic corrosion casts, the bile ducts of SACs show more similarity with the equine bile system than with the bile system of domestic ruminants...
  69. ncbi Detection of circulating Fasciola gigantica antigen in experimental and natural infections of sheep with fasciolosis
    E E Guobadia
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Vet Parasitol 65:29-39. 1996
    ..5%, 12.5%, 10% and 10% were found in sera with monospecific infections of F. gigantica, P. microbrothrium, D. hospes and S. bovis, respectively. Acid treatment of the sera did not enhance the sensitivity of the assay...
  70. ncbi Evaluation of techniques for the enumeration of Dicrocoelium eggs in sheep faeces
    S Rehbein
    Merial GmbH, Kathrinenhof Research Center, Rohrdorf, Germany
    Zentralbl Veterinarmed A 46:133-9. 1999
    ..7 +/- 24.9% and 13.0 +/- 11.6%, respectively, and a flotation time of more than 3-5 min did significantly increase the number of floated eggs. The rate of recovery for Dicrocoelium eggs using the sedimentation technique was 41.2 +/- 1.5%...
  71. ncbi [Dicrocoeliasis in New World camelids]
    C Wenker
    Abteilung für Zoo und Heimtiere, Veterinärmedizinischen Fakultät, Universitat Zurich
    Tierarztl Prax Ausg G Grosstiere Nutztiere 26:355-61. 1998
    ..In these cases, praziquantel in a single dose of 50 mg/kg per os was given. This treatment was well tolerated and achieved a quite acceptable 90% reduction of eggs in the faeces...
  72. ncbi Enhanced bile formation induced by experimental dicrocoeliosis in the hamster
    S Sanchez-Campos
    Department of Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Leon, Spain
    Life Sci 63:1963-74. 1998
    ....
  73. ncbi Larval development of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in Cernuella (Xeromagna) cespitum arigonis under controlled laboratory conditions
    C Gonzalez-Lanza
    Departamento de Sistemas de Producción y Sanidad Animal, Estación Agrícola Experimental, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Aptdo 788, 24080 Leon, Spain
    J Helminthol 71:311-7. 1997
    ..i. and in the period immediately following. After 110 days p.i. sporocysts with cercariae at different stages of development were found although slimeball emission was never observed...
  74. ncbi Dicrocoeliosis of ruminants: a little known fluke disease
    Domenico Otranto
    Animal Health Department of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 7, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    Trends Parasitol 19:12-5. 2003
  75. ncbi Archaeoparasitology at a 17th century colonial site in Newfoundland
    P D Home
    Department of Pathology, York County Hospital, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
    J Parasitol 82:512-5. 1996
    ..Due to possible contamination by domestic animal feces, it was not possible to determine with certainty if the eggs are of human origin...
  76. ncbi Liver fluke infections of cattle in Mali. An abattoir survey on prevalence and geographic distribution
    S Tembely
    Central Veterinary Laboratory, Bamako, Mali
    Trop Anim Health Prod 20:117-21. 1988
    ....
  77. ncbi [Pharmacokinetics and anti-Dicrocoelium activity of thiophanate and its major metabolite in ruminants]
    P Delatour
    Laboratoire de biochimie INRA 54 189, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Lyon, France
    Ann Rech Vet 19:119-22. 1988
    ..At this dosage, thiophanate seems to be effective against Dicrocoelium in sheep. On the contrary, EBC is uneffective at 15 mg/kg while it seems undetectable in plasma at any time...
  78. ncbi Myrrh (Commiphora molmol) in treatment of human and sheep dicrocoeliasis dendriticum in Saudi Arabia
    Ebtesam M Al-Mathal
    Department of Zoology, College of Science for Girls, Dammam, King Abdel Aziz University, P O Box 80205, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 34:713-20. 2004
    b>Dicrocoeliasis dendriticum is now imposing itself as an animal and zoonotic helminthic disease in many Arabian countries...
  79. ncbi Field and experimental studies on Dicrocoelium dendriticum and dicrocoeliasis in northern Spain
    M Y Manga-Gonzalez
    Departamento de Sistemas de Producción y Sanidad Animal, Estación Agrícola Experimental, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Apartado 788, 24080 Leon, Spain
    J Helminthol 79:291-302. 2005
    ..dendriticum characterization were lactate dehydrogenase, glucose phosphate isomerase and phosphoglucomutase. Genetic variability of adult D. dendriticum was high using the random amplified polymorphic DNA technique...
  80. ncbi Somatic antigens of adult Dicrocoelium dendriticum recognised by bile antibodies of naturally infected cattle
    H Wedrychowicz
    Department of Parasitology, Warsaw Agricultural University, Poland
    Vet Parasitol 56:47-56. 1995
    ..The bile antibody response was highly species specific, only one antigen from somatic protein extracts of Fasciola hepatica being precipitated by bile samples showing the highest reactivity against D. dendriticum...
  81. ncbi Paleoparasitological analysis of coprolites from K2, an Iron Age archaeological site in South Africa: the first finding of Dicrocoelium sp. eggs
    K Dittmar
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, 401 WIDB, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    J Parasitol 90:171-3. 2004
    ..The presence of Dicrocoelium sp. provides new clues about the antiquity of this parasite, as well as aspects of ancient environment, climate, and interactions among humans, animals, and parasites...
  82. ncbi [Effect of bolus administration of albendazole into the rumen on gastrointestinal nematodes and the Dicrocoelium dendriticum trematode in sheep]
    J Corba
    Parazitologický ústav SAV, Kosice
    Vet Med (Praha) 39:297-304. 1994
    ..dendriticum which was in the first experiment 88.5% and in the second experiment 91.8%. During the 6-month pasture season treated ewes produced on average 2.56 kg cheese and 0.6 kg wool per ewe more than untreated controls...
  83. ncbi Infection patterns in the first intermediate host of Dicrocoelium dendriticum
    R Schuster
    Department of Parasitology, Veterinary Faculty, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Vet Parasitol 47:235-43. 1993
    ..The percentage of snails containing daughter sporocysts was highest in spring. Slimeball output could be provoked only in May and June...
  84. ncbi Coprological study of the Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Digenea) egg elimination by cattle in highland areas in León Province, northwest Spain
    C Gonzalez-Lanza
    Unidad Estructural de Parasitología Animal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Leon, Spain
    Parasitol Res 79:488-91. 1993
    ..08 +/- 3.24 to 48.33 +/- 12.42 in all age groups except the oldest animals, for which the figures were lower. The rate of egg elimination was higher in animals that came from locations situated at a greater altitude...
  85. ncbi Studies on the incidence and pathogenesis of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in slaughtered sheep in Riyadh abattoir, Saudi Arabia
    N I Gawish
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 23:263-7. 1993
    ..The highest rate of Dicrocoelium infection was among Naheemi sheep imported from Turkey. Recommendations to control this parasitic disease are necessary since it is a modern dangerous zoonotic parasite...
  86. ncbi A retrospective survey of liver fluke disease in livestock based on abattoir data in Shiraz, south of Iran
    Maryam Ansari-Lari
    Department of Food Hygiene and Public Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
    Prev Vet Med 73:93-6. 2006
    ..47, 1.76 and 2.10% in 1999-2000 to 0.69, 0.34 and 0.25% in 2003-2004, respectively. Drought climatic conditions in conjunction with a greater awareness among farmers could be responsible factors...
  87. ncbi [Magrebian patient with abdominal pain]
    M Isabel Cabeza-Barrera
    E P Hospital de Poniente, El Ejido, Almeria, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 25:213-4. 2007
  88. ncbi The influence of flotation solution, sample dilution and the choice of McMaster slide area (volume) on the reliability of the McMaster technique in estimating the faecal egg counts of gastrointestinal strongyles and Dicrocoelium dendriticum in sheep
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137 Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 123:121-31. 2004
    ..dendriticum, dilutions which do not exceed 1:15, and the McMaster slide area (volume) of 1.0 ml...
  89. ncbi Characterization of adult Dicrocoelium dendriticum by isoelectric focusing
    R Campo
    Departamento de Sistemas de Producción y Sanidad Animal, Estación Agrícola Experimental, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Leon, Spain
    J Helminthol 72:109-16. 1998
    ..Nevertheless, it must be taken into account that most parasites came from sheep and also from a relatively small area in north-west Spain...
  90. ncbi Morphometry on lancet flukes found in Japanese sika deer (Cervus nippon centralis) captured in Iwate Prefecture, Japan
    Kensuke Taira
    Animal Health Laboratory, School of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 68:375-7. 2006
    ..Also the position of the maximal body-width did not always locate in the posterior part of the body of the fluke. The property was in accordance with those for Dicrocoelium chinensis...