echinostomiasis

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Summary: Infection by flukes of the genus Echinostoma.

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  1. ncbi Echinostoma friedi: the effect of age of adult worms on the infectivity of miracidia
    R Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    J Helminthol 78:91-3. 2004
  2. ncbi Excretory/secretory proteome of the adult stage of Echinostoma caproni
    Javier Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 107:691-7. 2010
  3. ncbi Gastric echinostomiasis diagnosed by endoscopy
    Ok Jae Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gyeong Sang National University College of Medicine, 90 Chilam dong, Chinju, Gyeong nam 660 702, Republic of Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:440-2. 2002
  4. ncbi Identification of proteins in excretory/secretory extracts of Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda) from chronic and acute infections
    Dolores Bernal
    Departament de Bioquimica i Biologia Molecular, Facultat de Ciencies, Universitat de Valencia, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Proteomics 6:2835-43. 2006
  5. ncbi Echinostoma luisreyi n. sp. (Platyhelminthes: Digenea) by light and scanning electron microscopy
    A Maldonado
    Laboratório de Biologia e Controle da Esquistossomose, Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Av Brasil 4365, 21045 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Parasitol 89:800-8. 2003
  6. ncbi Identification of antigenic proteins from Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda) recognized by mouse immunoglobulins M, A and G using an immunoproteomic approach
    J Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Parasite Immunol 30:271-9. 2008
  7. ncbi High performance thin layer chromatographic analysis of neutral lipids in the urine of BALB/c mice infected with Echinostoma caproni
    James D Vasta
    Department of Chemistry, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, USA
    Parasitol Res 102:625-9. 2008
  8. ncbi Recent advances in the biology of Echinostoma species in the "revolutum" group
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Adv Parasitol 58:139-95. 2004
  9. ncbi Effect of tribendimidine on adult Echinostoma caproni harbored in mice, including scanning electron microscopic observations
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    J Parasitol 92:858-62. 2006
  10. pmc Trematocidal activity of praziquantel and artemisinin derivatives: in vitro and in vivo investigations with adult Echinostoma caproni
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:803-5. 2006

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  1. ncbi Echinostoma friedi: the effect of age of adult worms on the infectivity of miracidia
    R Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    J Helminthol 78:91-3. 2004
    ..The results suggest that adult worms producing viable eggs require additional maturation to be able to yield eggs containing infective miracidia...
  2. ncbi Excretory/secretory proteome of the adult stage of Echinostoma caproni
    Javier Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 107:691-7. 2010
    ..Consequently, information on many proteins may be useful to better understand the molecular basis that determines the survival of this parasite in the definitive host...
  3. ncbi Gastric echinostomiasis diagnosed by endoscopy
    Ok Jae Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gyeong Sang National University College of Medicine, 90 Chilam dong, Chinju, Gyeong nam 660 702, Republic of Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:440-2. 2002
  4. ncbi Identification of proteins in excretory/secretory extracts of Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda) from chronic and acute infections
    Dolores Bernal
    Departament de Bioquimica i Biologia Molecular, Facultat de Ciencies, Universitat de Valencia, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Proteomics 6:2835-43. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Echinostoma luisreyi n. sp. (Platyhelminthes: Digenea) by light and scanning electron microscopy
    A Maldonado
    Laboratório de Biologia e Controle da Esquistossomose, Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Av Brasil 4365, 21045 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Parasitol 89:800-8. 2003
    ..7:1.0. Also, the excretory pore is radially wrinkled and dorsally subterminal. Images obtained by scanning electron microscopy confirmed the characters that differentiate the new species and the most closely related species...
  6. ncbi Identification of antigenic proteins from Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda) recognized by mouse immunoglobulins M, A and G using an immunoproteomic approach
    J Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Parasite Immunol 30:271-9. 2008
    ..The IgA responses also appear to be mediated by the HSP-70 and aldolase which could be related with the close contact of these proteins with the host mucosal surface after secretion...
  7. ncbi High performance thin layer chromatographic analysis of neutral lipids in the urine of BALB/c mice infected with Echinostoma caproni
    James D Vasta
    Department of Chemistry, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, USA
    Parasitol Res 102:625-9. 2008
    ..05) in the methyl oleate fraction at 6 and 7 weeks PI relative to the uninfected controls. Neutral lipid profiles of urine may serve as an indicator of experimental infection of echinostomes in mice...
  8. ncbi Recent advances in the biology of Echinostoma species in the "revolutum" group
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Adv Parasitol 58:139-95. 2004
    ..The review includes a list of researchers and their addresses who currently maintain such life cycles...
  9. ncbi Effect of tribendimidine on adult Echinostoma caproni harbored in mice, including scanning electron microscopic observations
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    J Parasitol 92:858-62. 2006
    ..Our findings call for further investigations using tribendimidine in other trematode-animal models, because this compound shows promising trematocidal activity...
  10. pmc Trematocidal activity of praziquantel and artemisinin derivatives: in vitro and in vivo investigations with adult Echinostoma caproni
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:803-5. 2006
    ..In vivo, worm burden reductions of 100% were achieved with single oral doses of praziquantel, artesunate, and artemether at 50, 700, and 1,100 mg/kg of body weight, respectively...
  11. pmc Echinostoma revolutum infection in children, Pursat Province, Cambodia
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, South Korea
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:117-9. 2011
    ..The prevalence of infection with echinostome flukes ranged from 7.5% to 22.4% in 4 schools surveyed. Adult worms were identified as Echinostoma revolutum...
  12. ncbi High-performance thin-layer chromatographic analysis of neutral lipids and phospholipids in Biomphalaria glabrata patently infected with Echinostoma caproni
    Sharon R Bandstra
    Department of Chemistry, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 99:414-8. 2006
    ..No qualitative differences in neutral lipids and phospholipids in shell or plasma samples were found between infected vs uninfected snails...
  13. ncbi Echinostomes as experimental models for interactions between adult parasites and vertebrate hosts
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Avenida Vicente Andrés Estellés, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Trends Parasitol 21:251-4. 2005
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  14. ncbi Differential immune profiles following experimental Echinostoma hortense infection in BALB/c and C3H/HeN mice
    Yoon Kyung Cho
    Department of Biomedical Laboratory Science, College of Health Science, Yonsei University, Wonju 220 701, South Korea
    Parasitol Res 100:1053-61. 2007
    ..05). Taken together, these results show that the BLAB/c mice with E. hortense infection are more resistant than are the C3H/HeN mice due to the significantly higher induction of protective Th2 immunity...
  15. ncbi Segmentina hemisphaerula: a new molluscan intermediate host for Echinostoma cinetorchis in Korea
    P R Chung
    Department of Parasitology, Inha University College of Medicine, Inchon, Korea
    J Parasitol 87:1169-71. 2001
    ..This is the first report of G. convexiusculus as a potential first and second intermediate host and of S. hemisphaerula as a new first and second intermediate host for E. cinetorchis in Korea...
  16. ncbi Storage and incubation of Echinostoma revolutum eggs recovered from wild Branta canadensis, and their infectivity to Lymnaea tomentosa snails
    N E Davis
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Helminthol 79:321-6. 2005
    ..Ingestion by snails of embryonated eggs with successful infection at 10 degrees C suggests that embryonated eggs may be used to infect wild snails when the environmental water temperature has reached 10 degrees C...
  17. pmc Susceptibility of several strains of mice to Echinostoma hortense infection
    Kyu Jae Lee
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Basic Medical Science, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju 220 701, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 42:51-6. 2004
    ..Based on the results obtained, we believe that the susceptibility of different mouse strains to E. hortense infection is dependent on the genetic and immunologic background of mice...
  18. ncbi Enhanced malaria parasite transmission from helminth co-infected mice
    Gregory S Noland
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:1052-6. 2007
    ..Malaria parasite prevalence and anemia were similar between co-infected and malaria only-infected mice, which suggested that enhanced malaria parasite transmission was due to helminth-induced modulation of host responses...
  19. ncbi Immune response and inhibitory effect of ketotifen on the BALB/c and C3H/HeN mice infected with Echinostoma hortense
    Yong Suk Ryang
    Department of Biomedical Laboratory Science, Institute of Health Science, College of Health Science, Yonsei University, Wonju, 220 701, Republic of Korea
    Parasitol Res 101:1103-10. 2007
    ..In summary, the immune sensitivity against E. hortense depends on the species of the host. The ketotifen treatment administered on the infected mice differently blocked the immune response against E. hortense infection...
  20. ncbi Effects of a 300-metacercarial cyst inoculum on worm recovery and crowding of Echinostoma caproni in Balb/C mice
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 101:1701-2. 2007
    ..We also showed that there was a significant decrease in body area and uterine egg counts in worms from the host that had the greatest number of worms compared to those that were obtained from hosts with lower worm burdens...
  21. ncbi Host specificity of Pisidium coreanum (Bivalvia: Sphaeriidae) to larval infection with a human intestinal fluke Echinostoma cinetorchis (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in Korea
    Y K Park
    Department of Parasitology and Inha Research Institute for Medical Sciences, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon
    J Parasitol 92:1118-20. 2006
    ..Metacercariae from clams at 14 days postinfection were fed to rats, and adult worms were recovered from the ileocecal regions. This is the first report of P. coreanum serving as second intermediate host of E. cinetorchis...
  22. pmc Characterization of immune genes from the schistosome host snail Biomphalaria glabrata that encode peptidoglycan recognition proteins and gram-negative bacteria binding protein
    Si Ming Zhang
    Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology, MSC03 2020, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Immunogenetics 59:883-98. 2007
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  23. ncbi A quantitative approach to the experimental transmission success of Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in rats
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    J Parasitol 92:16-20. 2006
    ..friedi appears to be more appropriate to move through this portion of its life cycle when using hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) as the final host than rats...
  24. ncbi Echinostoma caproni: kinetics of IgM, IgA and IgG subclasses in the serum and intestine of experimentally infected rats and mice
    Javier Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 116:390-8. 2007
    ..In contrast, the worm expulsion appears to be related to increases in local IgG2a levels...
  25. ncbi Effect of crude extract of Solanum xanthocarpum against snails and mosquito larvae
    Tanasak Changbunjong
    The Monitoring and Surveillance Center for Zoonotic Disease in Wildlife and Exotic Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:320-5. 2010
    ..glabrata, the snail vector of Schistosoma mansoni, and Indoplanorbis exustus, the snail vector of intestinal echinostomiasis and Schistosoma spindale, together with the larvicidal activity against the larvae of Aedes aegypti, mosquito ..
  26. ncbi Update on hepatobiliary flukes: fascioliasis, opisthorchiasis and clonorchiasis
    Luis A Marcos
    Institute of Tropical Medicine Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 21:523-30. 2008
    ..The present review focuses on current knowledge of clinical, diagnostic and treatment aspects caused by hepatobiliary flukes that can be applied to current protocols in endemic areas...
  27. ncbi The immunological effects of electrolyzed reduced water on the Echinostoma hortense infection in C57BL/6 mice
    Kyu Jae Lee
    Department of Environmental Medical Biology, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Gang Won, South Korea
    Biol Pharm Bull 32:456-62. 2009
    ..These results indicate that feeding ERW may have influence on the local immune response (Th-1 type cytokines such as IL-1beta, TNF-alpha) in the small intestine but not on the systemic immune response...
  28. ncbi Kinetics of Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) antigens in feces and serum of experimentally infected hamsters and rats
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    J Parasitol 90:752-8. 2004
    ..In contrast, low levels of E. caproni seroantigens were detected in rats only. These observations may reflect the differences in local inflammatory responses induced by E. caproni in each host species...
  29. pmc A case of Echinostoma cinetorchis (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) infection diagnosed by colonoscopy
    Woon Tae Jung
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju 660 751, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 52:287-90. 2014
    Human cases of echinostomiasis have been sporadically diagnosed by extracting worms in the endoscopy in Korea and Japan. Most of these were caused by Echinostoma hortense infection...
  30. ncbi Exacerbation of Plasmodium yoelii malaria in Echinostoma caproni infected mice and abatement through anthelmintic treatment
    Gregory S Noland
    Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Parasitol 91:944-8. 2005
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  31. pmc Echinostoma revolutum: metacercariae in Filopaludina snails from Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam, and adults from experimental hamsters
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 49:449-55. 2011
    ..revolutum and E. jurini. We tentatively identified it as E. revolutum because the validity of E. jurini remains to be elucidated. The taxonomic relationship of E. revolutum and E. jurini is discussed...
  32. pmc Counter-regulatory anti-parasite cytokine responses during concurrent Plasmodium yoelii and intestinal helminth infections in mice
    Gregory S Noland
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Exp Parasitol 119:272-8. 2008
    ..polygyrus=high), but not IL-10. Concurrent malaria infection also suppressed helminth-associated IL-4 responses, indicating that immunologic counter-regulation occurs during co-infection with malaria and intestinal helminths...
  33. pmc Echinostoma malayanum infection, the Philippines
    Vicente Y Belizario
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1130-1. 2007
  34. ncbi Biochemical and histological responses of Rattus novergicus (Wistar) infected by Echinostoma paraensei (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae)
    Juberlan S Garcia
    Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, IOC, Laboratório de Biologia e Parasitologia de Mamíferos Silvestres Reservatórios, Av Brasil, 4365 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, CEP 21 045 900, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 178:86-92. 2011
    ..Infection by E. paraensei in R. norvegicus causes changes in the hepatic function, possibly resulting from the cholestasis produced by the partial obstruction of the bile duct by the helminths...
  35. ncbi Haematological alterations in Rattus norvegicus (Wistar) experimentally infected with Echinostoma paraensei (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae)
    J S Garcia
    Curso de Pós Graduação em Ciências Veterinárias, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropedica, RJ, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 131:300-3. 2012
    ..We concluded that E. paraensei produces haematological alterations in R. norvegicus, causing regenerative anaemia. This system can therefore be a useful model to study the direct and indirect effects of gastrointestinal infections...
  36. ncbi Mating behaviour of Echinostoma trivolvis and E. paraensei in concurrent infections in hamsters
    P M Nollen
    Department of Biological Sciences, Western Illinois University, Macomb 61455, USA
    J Helminthol 73:329-32. 1999
    ..The correlation between mating and electrophoretic studies on the genetic relationship between 37-collar-spined echinostomes is discussed...
  37. ncbi Liver and intestinal flukes
    L X Liu
    Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 25:627-36. 1996
    ..Zoonotic trematode infections include the sheep liver fluke F. hepatica and the intestinal flukes Fasciolopsis, Echinostoma, Heterophyes, and Metagonimus...
  38. ncbi Effects of Echinostoma caproni infection on the neutral and polar lipids of intestinal and non-intestinal organs in the BALB/c mouse as determined by high-performance thin-layer chromatography
    Jessica Counihan
    Department of Chemistry, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Parasitol Res 107:947-53. 2010
    ..05), with about twice the amount of PE in mice infected with E. caproni relative to the uninfected mice. No significant differences in any of the neutral lipid classes were found between infected and uninfected samples...
  39. ncbi Echinostoma hortense infection with enteritis diagnosed by upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in a dog
    Hiroki Okanishi
    Laboratory of Comprehensive Veterinary Clinical Studies, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 0880, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 75:991-4. 2013
    ..The therapy was successful for deworming and temporarily improved the symptoms, but the dog died soon thereafter. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first case report of an antemortem diagnosis of E. hortense infection in a dog. ..
  40. ncbi In vitro and in vivo encystment of the cercariae of Echinostoma caproni
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Parasitol 88:1124-9. 2002
    ..From 6 to 24 hr PI, 93-100% of the cercariae were recovered as metacercarial cysts in the snail tissue. Treatment of these cysts in the TB medium resulted in 96% excystation within 2 hr at 41 C...
  41. ncbi Development of an antibody-based capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detecting Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda) in experimentally infected rats: kinetics of coproantigen excretion
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    J Parasitol 89:1227-31. 2003
    ..Our results show that this assay can also be used to monitor the course of echinostome infections...
  42. pmc Parasitic infections based on 320 clinical samples submitted to Hanyang University, Korea (2004-2011)
    Sung Chul Choi
    Center for Health Promotion, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul 135 710, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 52:215-20. 2014
    ..paragonimiasis together with a few cases of taeniasis saginata, cysticercosis cellulosae, hymenolepiasis, and echinostomiasis. The protozoan infections included 14 cases of malaria, 4 of cryptosporidiosis, and 3 of trichomoniasis, in ..
  43. ncbi Cellular immune responses in Echinostoma caproni experimentally infected mice
    Javier Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 110:1033-6. 2012
    ..caproni infection in mice alters the peripheral lymphoid cell populations, which may be important to determine the course of the infection. In this sense, CD8(+) cells can be essential in relation to their role as a source of IFN-γ...
  44. pmc Extracellular vesicles from parasitic helminths contain specific excretory/secretory proteins and are internalized in intestinal host cells
    Antonio Marcilla
    Area de Parasitología, Departamento de Biología Celular y Parasitología, Universitat de Valencia, Burjassot, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e45974. 2012
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  45. ncbi Evaluation of praziquantel effects on Echinostoma paraensei ultrastructure
    Júlia P Gonçalves
    Laboratório de Biologia de Helmintos Otto Wucherer, Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Bloco G, Ilha do Fundao, 21949 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 194:16-25. 2013
    b>Echinostomiasis is a food-borne, intestinal, zoonotic, snail-mediated helminthiasis caused by digenean trematodes of the family Echinostomatidae with seven species of the genus Echinostoma infecting humans or domestic and wildlife ..
  46. pmc A family of fibrinogen-related proteins that precipitates parasite-derived molecules is produced by an invertebrate after infection
    C M Adema
    Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:8691-6. 1997
    ..These results are novel in suggesting a role for invertebrate FREPs in recognition of parasite-derived molecules and also provide a model for investigating the diversity of molecules functioning in nonself-recognition in an invertebrate...
  47. ncbi Longevity of Echinostoma caproni in Balb/c mice
    B Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton PA 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 82:95-6. 2008
    ..The mean +/- SE of eggs/uterus per worm (n = 10) was 243 +/- 6. This strain of mouse will be suitable to study the effect of long-term survival on the host-parasite relationship of E. caproni in Balb/c mice...
  48. ncbi Th17 responses in Echinostoma caproni infections in hosts of high and low compatibility
    J Sotillo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 129:307-11. 2011
    ..The Th17 response generated in rats may facilitate the worm expulsion via the suppression of the inflammatory Th1 responses and the increase in intestinal contractility...
  49. ncbi Development of the reproductive system of Echinostoma paraensei in Mesocricetus auratus analyzed by light and confocal scanning laser microscopy
    Joyce G R Souza
    Laboratory of Biology and Parasitology of Wild Mammal Reservoirs, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Av Brasil 4365, Manguinhos, 21040 360 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 128:341-6. 2011
    ..We conclude that the reproductive system of E. paraensei was functional on 14 dpi in the hamsters...
  50. ncbi Interspecific antagonism and virulence in hosts exposed to two parasite species
    Gregory J Sandland
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, 915 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2054, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 96:43-7. 2007
    ..These results suggest that co-exposure not only influences the establishment (presence or absence) of particular parasite species, but also impacts host life history, parasite reproduction, and the virulence of the interaction...
  51. ncbi The combined influence of trematode parasites and predatory salamanders on wood frog (Rana sylvatica) tadpoles
    Lisa K Belden
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Oecologia 166:1077-86. 2011
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  52. pmc Panorganismal metabolic response modeling of an experimental Echinostoma caproni infection in the mouse
    Jasmina Saric
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Proteome Res 8:3899-911. 2009
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  53. ncbi Moderate Echinostoma trivolvis infection has no effects on physiology and fitness-related traits of larval pickerel frogs (Rana palustris)
    Sarah A Orlofske
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    J Parasitol 95:787-92. 2009
    ..Our study demonstrated that modest E. trivolvis infections, representative of a large proportion of the host population, had no detectable effects on fitness-related traits in laboratory isolation from other ecological variables...
  54. ncbi Echinostoma caproni: differential tegumental responses to growth in compatible and less compatible hosts
    Javier Sotillo
    Dep Biología Celular y Parasitología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 125:304-9. 2010
    ..We detected a greater level of actin gene expression in the adults collected from rats. These facts suggest that the low compatible host induces an increased turnover of tegumentary spines...
  55. ncbi The role of light and gravity in the experimental transmission of Echinostoma caproni (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) cercariae to the second intermediate host, Biomphalaria glabrata (Gastropoda: Pulmonata)
    Thomas R Platt
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s College, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Parasitol 95:512-6. 2009
    ..caproni cercariae to exploit flexible strategies for completing the life cycle consistent with the broad range second intermediate and definitive hosts used by E. caproni cercariae and adults, respectively...
  56. ncbi Understanding the net effects of pesticides on amphibian trematode infections
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Biology, 110 SCA Building, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:1743-53. 2008
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  57. ncbi Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda): differential in vivo cytokine responses in high and low compatible hosts
    Maria Trelis
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 127:387-97. 2011
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  58. ncbi Genetic characterization of Echinostoma revolutum and Echinoparyphium recurvatum (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in Thailand and phylogenetic relationships with other isolates inferred by ITS1 sequence
    Weerachai Saijuntha
    Walai Rukhavej Botanical Research Institute, Mahasarakham University, Maha Sarakham 44150, Thailand
    Parasitol Res 108:751-5. 2011
    ..Hence, the taxonomic status of E. recurvatum in Thailand, as well as in Southeast Asian countries needs to be confirmed and revised using more comprehensive analyses based on morphology and other molecular techniques...
  59. ncbi Genetic variation and relationships of four species of medically important echinostomes (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in South-East Asia
    Weerachai Saijuntha
    Walai Rukhavej Botanical Research Institute WRBRI, Mahasarakham University, Maha Sarakham 44150, Thailand
    Infect Genet Evol 11:375-81. 2011
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  60. ncbi Trends in parasitic diseases in the Republic of Korea
    Eun Hee Shin
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, South Korea
    Trends Parasitol 24:143-50. 2008
    ..trematode infections, such as clonorchiasis and intestinal trematodiases (including heterophyidiasis, echinostomiasis and gymnophalloidiasis), each show steady prevalence...
  61. ncbi Diurnal migration of Echinostoma caproni (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) in ICR mice
    Thomas R Platt
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
    J Parasitol 96:1072-5. 2010
    ..During the night and morning, E. caproni was heavily concentrated in segments 10-17 and, during the day, worms were located more posteriorly, with a heavy concentration in the last segment (20)...
  62. ncbi Intermediate host availability masks the strength of experimentally-derived colonisation patterns in echinostome trematodes
    Jillian T Detwiler
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Int J Parasitol 39:585-90. 2009
    ..Based on the results from these studies, it appears that host encounter is the primary mechanism dictating infection outcomes in the field...
  63. ncbi Concomitant and protective immunity in mice exposed to repeated infections with Echinostoma malayanum
    Tuanchai Srisawangwong
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    Exp Parasitol 127:740-4. 2011
    ..The selective effects of protective immunity on establishment, growth, and fecundity of challenged worms affected the population dynamics of E. malayanum which is a similar phenomenon to concomitant immunity in schistosomiasis...
  64. ncbi Hatching of Echinostoma trivolvis miracidia in response to snail host and non-host chemical cues
    Lisa K Belden
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Parasitol Res 105:883-5. 2009
    ..However, we found that hatching was unaffected by our cue treatments. In all treatments, hatching uniformly began at 13 days and was nearly evenly spread over the next 3 weeks...
  65. ncbi Recruitment rate of gymnophallid metacercariae in the New Zealand cockle Austrovenus stutchburyi: an experimental test of the hitch-hiking hypothesis
    Tommy L F Leung
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitol Res 101:281-7. 2007
    ..Possible alternative reasons for the pattern of positive association between the gymnophallid and the echinostomes are proposed...
  66. ncbi Humoral and cellular response to infection with Echinostoma revolutum in the golden hamster, Mesocricetus auratus
    J Mabus
    Department of Zoology and Physiology, Rutgers State University, Newark, New Jersey 07102
    J Helminthol 62:127-32. 1988
    ..Hamsters treated with the anthelmintic oxyclozanide were also reinfected with E. revolutum...
  67. ncbi Effects of diet and larval trematode parasitism on lutein and beta-carotene concentrations in planorbid snails as determined by quantitative high performance reversed phase thin layer chromatography
    Ryan T Evans
    Department of Chemistry, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 137:179-86. 2004
    ..Variations in the results of our study compared with others reflect intrinsic differences in the larval trematode-snail systems used...
  68. ncbi Interactions related to non-host snails in the host-finding process of Euparyphium albuferensis and Echinostoma friedi (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) miracidia
    Carla Muñoz-Antoli
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 91:353-6. 2003
    ..friedi miracidia infectivity is observed in its HS G. chinensis, in the presence of SCW of P. acuta. These experimental results might explain the low prevalence of snails infected with E. albuferensis miracidia in their natural habitat...
  69. ncbi Parasite-induced trophic facilitation exploited by a non-host predator: a manipulator's nightmare
    Kim N Mouritsen
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 33:1043-50. 2003
    ..Both these feeding behaviours of birds are known to occur in the field...
  70. ncbi Effects of temperature on survival, infectivity and in vitro encystment of the cercariae of Echinostoma caproni
    B Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, PA 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 77:235-8. 2003
    ..caproni cercariae in Locke's solution:ASW (1:1) showed that encystment was optimal at 23 degrees C (78% encystment) and that it declined to 44% at 28 degrees C and became almost nil (0.02%) at 12 or 37.5 degrees C...
  71. pmc A human case of Echinostoma hortense (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) infection diagnosed by gastroduodenal endoscopy in Korea
    Chang Min Cho
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu 700 422, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 41:117-20. 2003
    ..The source of the infection in this case remains unclear, but the fresh water fish consumed, including the loach, may have been the source. This is the second case of E. hortense infection diagnosed by endoscopy in Korea...
  72. ncbi Emergence of cercariae of Echinostoma caproni and Schistosoma mansoni from Biomphalaria glabrata under different laboratory conditions
    B Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 76:369-71. 2002
    ..caproni and S. mansoni. Increased snail activity associated with feeding behaviour was probably responsible for the enhanced cercarial sheds observed in this study...
  73. ncbi Biological aspects of a new isolate of Echinostoma paraensei (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae): susceptibility of sympatric snails and the natural vertebrate host
    A Maldonado
    Laboratório de Biologia e Controle da Esquistossomose, Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Parasitol Res 87:853-9. 2001
    ..Miracidia of E. paraensei hatched after 10 days incubation in darkness in dechlorinated water at 28+/-1 micro C. Miracidia began to hatch 1 h after exposure to incandescent light...
  74. ncbi Description of the adult worms of a new Brazilian isolate of Echinostoma paraensei (Platyhelminthes:Digenea) from its natural vertebrate host Nectomys squamipes by light and scanning electron microscopy and molecular analysis
    A Maldonado
    , Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Parasitol Res 87:840-8. 2001
    ..paraensei, the rodent N. squamipes, and have extended the known geographical distribution of this species to include Sumidouro in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil...
  75. pmc Austropeplea ollula (Pulmonata: Lymnaeidae): a new molluscan intermediate host of a human intestinal fluke, Echinostoma cinetorchis (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in Korea
    P R Chung
    Department of Parasitology, Inha University College of Medicine, Jungsuck B D B Dong, 7 241, 3 RD Shinheung Dong, Choong Gu, Inchon 400 712, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 39:247-53. 2001
    ..cinetorchis in Korea, and F. truncatula may be a possible candidate for the first intermediate host of this intestinal fluke. Also, three lymnaeid snail species targeted were experimentally infected with E. cinetorchis metacercariae...
  76. ncbi Effects of a diet deficient in the B complex vitamins on infectivity, growth and distribution of Echinostoma caproni in ICR mice
    H L Simpkins
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 75:77-80. 2001
    ..i. than that of worms on the control diet. An isocaloric diet deficient in the B vitamins had a detrimental effect on the growth of E. caproni in ICR mice...
  77. ncbi Host-finding in Echinostoma caproni: miracidia and cercariae use different signals to identify the same snail species
    B Haberl
    Institute for Zoology I, University of Erlangen, Germany
    Parasitology 120:479-86. 2000
    ..This indicates an independent evolution of host-finding mechanisms in the two parasite stages...
  78. pmc Karyotypes on three species of Chinese mesogastropod snails, Semisulcospira libertina, S. dolichostoma and Viviparus rivularis
    G M Park
    Department of Parasitology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 37:5-11. 1999
    ..the families Viviparidae and Pleuroceridae, the first intermediate host of paragonimiasis, metagonimiasis and echinostomiasis were studied cytologically...
  79. ncbi Population dynamics of and larval trematode interactions with Lymnaea tomentosa and the potential for biological control of schistosome dermatitis in Bremner Bay, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand
    N E Davis
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Helminthol 72:319-24. 1998
    ..A multiple-kind lottery model analysis of parasite species richness implies that interspecific interactions may be occurring in the host snail during the months of December and January...
  80. ncbi Observations on Echinostoma revolutum and Echinostoma trivolvis in single and concurrent infections in domestic chicks
    B Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Int J Parasitol 27:1319-22. 1997
    ..revolutum and E. trivolvis, the findings reported here show that body area and organ size can be used to distinguish these closely related species...
  81. ncbi Mating behaviour of Echinostoma caproni and E. trivolvis in concurrent infections in hamsters
    P M Nollen
    Department of Biological Sciences, Western Illinois University, Macomb 61455, USA
    Int J Parasitol 27:71-5. 1997
    ..After transplantation, both species localized in their normal habitat within the hamster intestine. However, 25% of opposite species recoveries were found within 1 cm of each other, making interspecies mating a possibility...
  82. ncbi Effects of the anthelmintics clorsulon, rafoxanide, mebendazole and arprinocid on Echinostoma caproni in ICR mice
    K Maurer
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 70:95-6. 1996
    ..Mebendazole and arprinocid were ineffective in eliminating worms at 1 or 2 days post drug administration...
  83. ncbi Effects of the anthelmintics clorsulon, rafoxanide, mebendazole and arprinocid on Echinostoma caproni in ICR mice [corrected and reapublished in J Helminthol 1996 Mar;70(1):95-6]
    K Maurer
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Eston, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Helminthol 69:373-4. 1995
    ..Mebendazole and arprinocid were ineffective in eliminating worms at 1 or 2 days post drug administration...
  84. ncbi Use of individual polymorphism to validate potential functional markers: case of a candidate lectin (BgSel) differentially expressed in susceptible and resistant strains of Biomphalaria glabrata
    F Guillou
    Parasitologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, UMR CNRS 5555, 52 Avenue Paul Alduy, Universite de Perpignan, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 138:175-81. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi The comparative development of Echinostoma caproni (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) adults in experimentally infected hamsters and rats
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100, Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Res 93:439-44. 2004
    ..Moreover, significant worm age-host species interactions were found for body area, ovarian area, ventral sucker area, and anterior and posterior testicular areas...
  86. ncbi Criteria for species determination in the 'revolutum' group of Echinostoma
    Bernard Fried
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
    J Parasitol 90:917. 2004
  87. ncbi The finding of Echinostoma (Trematoda: Digenea) and hookworm eggs in coprolites collected from a Brazilian mummified body dated 600-1,200 years before present
    L Sianto
    Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Parasitol 91:972-5. 2005
    ..Alternative possibilities are also considered, including indigenous Brazilian Echinostoma species...
  88. ncbi Immune responses during the acute stages of infection with the intestinal trematode Echinostoma caproni
    L R Brunet
    Department of Pathology, Cambridge University, UK
    Parasitology 120:565-71. 2000
    ..caproni infection. Worm burden in infected mice treated with a single injection of anti-IFN-gamma mAb was significantly reduced compared to that of animals treated with a control antibody...
  89. ncbi Infectivity of Echinostoma friedi miracidia to different snail species under experimental conditions
    C Muñoz-Antoli
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    J Helminthol 80:323-5. 2006
    ..7%. The highest infection was detected in R. peregra. The low host specificity of E. friedi might have an epidemiological significance as a requisite for a recent establishment in a new geographical area...
  90. ncbi Effects of atrazine on cercarial longevity, activity, and infectivity
    Janet Koprivnikar
    Department of Biology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5L 1C6
    J Parasitol 92:306-11. 2006
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  91. ncbi A survey of waterfowl for echinostomes and schistosomes from Lake Wanaka and the Waitaki River watershed, New Zealand
    N E Davis
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Helminthol 80:33-40. 2006
    ..and Dendritobilharzia pulverulenta). In the Canada goose and the New Zealand scaup, adult gravid echinostomes predominated over juveniles. In other waterfowl surveyed, very few echinostomes were found, with juveniles predominating...
  92. ncbi Echinostoma caproni: intestinal pathology in the golden hamster, a highly compatible host, and the Wistar rat, a less compatible host
    Rafael Toledo
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 112:164-71. 2006
    ..Our results indicate the fact that early inflammatory responses could be important for the establishment of E. caproni chronic infections in highly compatible hosts...
  93. ncbi Hemozoin formation in Echinostoma trivolvis rediae
    John M Pisciotta
    The Malaria Research Institute, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:1037-42. 2005
    ..These observations are consistent with heme crystal formation by a hematophagous parasite within a non-vertebrate intermediate host...
  94. ncbi Encystment and metacercariae development of Echinostoma cinetorchis cercariae in an in vitro culture system
    Yun Kyu Park
    Department of Parasitology and Inha Research Institute for Medical Sciences, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon 400 712, Korea
    J Parasitol 92:1010-3. 2006
    ..This culture system can be adapted for additional studies on the E. cinetorchis life cycle, especially to supply large numbers of metacercariae for other studies on this echinostome...
  95. pmc A human infection of Echinostoma hortense in duodenal bulb diagnosed by endoscopy
    Young Doo Chang
    Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 43:57-60. 2005
    As gastroduodenoscopy performed more frequently, case reports of human echinostomiasis are increasing in Korea. A Korean woman presented at a local clinic with complaints of abdominal pain and discomfort that had persisted for 2 weeks...
  96. ncbi Characterisation of proteins differentially present in the plasma of Biomphalaria glabrata susceptible or resistant to Echinostoma caproni
    D Vergote
    Neuro immunologie des Annélides, UMR 8017, CNRS Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Villeneuve d Ascq, France
    Int J Parasitol 35:215-24. 2005
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  97. ncbi Endemic echinostome infections of candidate hosts
    N E Davis
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Helminthol 79:127-32. 2005
    ..Attempts to establish infections in experimental hosts other than ducklings were not successful. No worms were recovered from mice, white rats, guinea pigs, hamsters or immunosuppressed white rats...
  98. ncbi Differential expression of FREP genes in two strains of Biomphalaria glabrata following exposure to the digenetic trematodes Schistosoma mansoni and Echinostoma paraensei
    Lynn A Hertel
    Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:295-303. 2005
    ..Expression of FREP 3 and 7 was not significantly elevated in any snail/trematode combination. These expression profiles support the hypothesis that some FREPs play a role in the anti-trematode responses in B. glabrata...
  99. ncbi The expulsion of Echinostoma trivolvis: worm kinetics and intestinal cytopathology in conventional and congenitally athymic BALB/c mice
    T Fujino
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Parasitology 106:297-304. 1993
    ..Whereas common pathological changes occurred in the intestines of both mice groups infected with echinostomes some ultrastructural differences were observed in the gut epithelial cells of conventional versus athymic mice...
  100. ncbi The synthetic peroxide OZ78 is effective against Echinostoma caproni and Fasciola hepatica
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:1193-7. 2006
    ..The trematocidal properties of a synthetic peroxide, 1,2,4-trioxolane (OZ78) were determined both in vivo and in vitro...
  101. pmc Echinostome infections in the striped-field mouse, Apodemus agrarius, and the Ussuri white-toothed shrew, Crocidura lasiura, caught near the demilitarized zone, Gyeonggi-do (Province), Republic of Korea
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 47:311-4. 2009
    ..This is the first record of natural infections of A. agrarius with E. cinetorchis and C. lasiura with E. japonicus in the Republic of Korea...

Research Grants3

  1. WETLAND URBANIZATION GRADIENTS AND VECTOR BORNE DISEASES
    JOSEPH KIESECKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Digeneans are the agents of several well-known human diseases including schistosoniiasis, echinostomiasis, and cercarial dermatitis. The diseases of wildlife are generally less known...
  2. MOLECULAR DISSECTION OF P. FALCIPARUM SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT
    Nirbhay Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..falciparum. Such information could lead to rational development of immunological and/or chemotherapeutic arsenal to prevent transmission of P. falciparum malaria. ..
  3. Molecular Studies of Immunoparasitology in Snails
    Si Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This may lead to new methods for blocking the transmission of Schistosomiasis, a snail-borne disease that affects 200 million people worldwide. ..