trematoda

Summary

Summary: Class of parasitic flukes consisting of three subclasses, Monogenea, Aspidogastrea, and Digenea. The digenetic trematodes are the only ones found in man. They are endoparasites and require two hosts to complete their life cycle.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Emerging foodborne trematodiasis
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1507-14. 2005
  2. pmc Food-borne trematodiases
    Jennifer Keiser
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Rev 22:466-83. 2009
  3. ncbi Food-borne intestinal trematode infections in the 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 110 799, South Korea
    Parasitol Int 51:129-54. 2002
  4. pmc Farm-level risk factors for fish-borne zoonotic trematode infection in integrated small-scale fish farms in northern Vietnam
    Van Thi Phan
    Department of Large Animal Sciences, Section of Veterinary Epidemiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e742. 2010
  5. ncbi Interactive effects of metal contamination and pathogenic organisms on the introduced marine bivalve Ruditapes philippinarum in European populations
    Ika Paul-Pont
    Universite Bordeaux, UMR CNRS, Arcachon, France
    Environ Pollut 158:3401-10. 2010
  6. ncbi Joint effects of parasitism and pollution on oxidative stress biomarkers in yellow perch Perca flavescens
    David J Marcogliese
    Environment Canada, St Lawrence Centre, 105 McGill, 7th Floor, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E7, Canada
    Dis Aquat Organ 63:77-84. 2005
  7. pmc High prevalence of liver and intestinal fluke infections among residents of Savannakhet Province in Laos
    Jong Yil Chai
    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, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 45:213-8. 2007
  8. ncbi Speciation by host switch and adaptive radiation in a fish parasite genus Gyrodactylus (Monogenea, Gyrodactylidae)
    Marek S Zietara
    Department of Biology, University of Oulu, POB 3000, FI 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Evolution 56:2445-58. 2002
  9. ncbi Solving cryptogenic histories using host and parasite molecular genetics: the resolution of Littorina littorea's North American origin
    April M H Blakeslee
    Department of Zoology, University of New Hampshire, 46 College Road, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:3684-96. 2008
  10. ncbi Rare human infection with the trematode Echinochasmus japonicus in Lao PDR
    Somphou Sayasone
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitol Int 58:106-9. 2009

Research Grants

  1. ROLES OF EHRLICHIAL OUTER MEMBRANE PROTEIN IN PARASITISM
    Yasuko Rikihisa; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. Ehrilchiacidal Mechanisms In Leukocytes
    Yasuko Rikihisa; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. GENE EXPRESSION BY HUMAN GRANULOCYTIC EHRLICHIOSIS AG
    Yasuko Rikihisa; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. WETLAND URBANIZATION GRADIENTS AND VECTOR BORNE DISEASES
    JOSEPH KIESECKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
  5. BIOLOGY OF TREMATODE-SNAIL ASSOCIATIONS
    ERIC SAMUEL LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. Evo-epidemiology of Schistosoma mansoni in western Kenya
    ERIC LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2008
  7. Functional genomics of molluscan schistosome development
    TIMOTHY YOSHINO; Fiscal Year: 2009
  8. Comparison of Human Ehrlichiosis Agent Genomes
    Yasuko Rikihisa; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. IMMUNE PEPTIDES IN AEDES AEGYPTI
    TIMOTHY YOSHINO; Fiscal Year: 2002
  10. Anti-pathogen responses in Biomphalaria glabrata
    COENRAAD ADEMA; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications254 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Emerging foodborne trematodiasis
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1507-14. 2005
    ..This is supported by reviewing aquaculture development in countries endemic for foodborne trematodiasis over the past 10-50 years. Future and sustainable control of foodborne trematodiasis is discussed...
  2. pmc Food-borne trematodiases
    Jennifer Keiser
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Rev 22:466-83. 2009
    ..Current research needs are emphasized...
  3. ncbi Food-borne intestinal trematode infections in the 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 110 799, South Korea
    Parasitol Int 51:129-54. 2002
    ..Host-parasite relationships, pathogenesis and pathology, immunity, clinical aspects, differential diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of these intestinal trematodes are briefly discussed...
  4. pmc Farm-level risk factors for fish-borne zoonotic trematode infection in integrated small-scale fish farms in northern Vietnam
    Van Thi Phan
    Department of Large Animal Sciences, Section of Veterinary Epidemiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e742. 2010
    ..Interventions in aquaculture should be based on knowledge of the main risk factors associated with FZT transmission...
  5. ncbi Interactive effects of metal contamination and pathogenic organisms on the introduced marine bivalve Ruditapes philippinarum in European populations
    Ika Paul-Pont
    Universite Bordeaux, UMR CNRS, Arcachon, France
    Environ Pollut 158:3401-10. 2010
    ..philippinarum to these macroparasites, significant interaction with bacteria and metal occurred. Such results highlight the necessity of taking pathogens into account in ecotoxicological studies...
  6. ncbi Joint effects of parasitism and pollution on oxidative stress biomarkers in yellow perch Perca flavescens
    David J Marcogliese
    Environment Canada, St Lawrence Centre, 105 McGill, 7th Floor, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E7, Canada
    Dis Aquat Organ 63:77-84. 2005
    ..Most importantly, results demonstrate that contaminants and parasites occurring together exacerbate oxidative stress in fish, suggesting that parasitized fish in polluted environments are in a poorer state of health than uninfected fish...
  7. pmc High prevalence of liver and intestinal fluke infections among residents of Savannakhet Province in Laos
    Jong Yil Chai
    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, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 45:213-8. 2007
    ..taichui, P. molenkampi, echinostomes, H. pumilio, P. bonnei, and H. yokogawai. The results indicate that foodborne liver and intestinal fluke infections are prevalent among residents of Savannakhet Province, Laos...
  8. ncbi Speciation by host switch and adaptive radiation in a fish parasite genus Gyrodactylus (Monogenea, Gyrodactylidae)
    Marek S Zietara
    Department of Biology, University of Oulu, POB 3000, FI 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Evolution 56:2445-58. 2002
    ..The molecular and ecological evolution rate of Gyrodactylus parasites is manyfold in comparison to host species, and the phylogenies are largely independent and disconnected...
  9. ncbi Solving cryptogenic histories using host and parasite molecular genetics: the resolution of Littorina littorea's North American origin
    April M H Blakeslee
    Department of Zoology, University of New Hampshire, 46 College Road, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:3684-96. 2008
    ..Our study therefore resolves not only a specific cryptogenic history, but it also demonstrates the success of our approach generally and could be used in resolving difficult invasion histories worldwide...
  10. ncbi Rare human infection with the trematode Echinochasmus japonicus in Lao PDR
    Somphou Sayasone
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitol Int 58:106-9. 2009
    ..The frequent consumption of raw or insufficiently cooked freshwater fish and other aquatic products is the root cause of acquiring rare zoonotic infections such as E. japonicus...
  11. ncbi Fishborne zoonotic trematodes in raw fish dishes served in restaurants in Nam Dinh Province and Hanoi, Vietnam
    Thi Kim Chi Tran
    Centre for Environment and Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture, Research Institute for Aquaculture No 1, Dinh Bang, Tu Son, Bac Ninh, Vietnam
    J Food Prot 72:2394-9. 2009
    ..Also, the high densities of MC in the remainder parts (2.3 to 72.9 MC per 50 g) pose a threat for cross-contamination during dish preparation...
  12. ncbi Distribution of freshwater snails in family-based VAC ponds and associated waterbodies with special reference to intermediate hosts of fish-borne zoonotic trematodes in Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam
    Bui Thi Dung
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
    Acta Trop 116:15-23. 2010
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  13. ncbi Gyrodactylus pictae n. sp. (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) from the Trinidadian swamp guppy Poecilia picta Regan, with a discussion on species of Gyrodactylus von Nordmann, 1832 and their poeciliid hosts
    J Cable
    School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3TL, UK
    Syst Parasitol 60:159-64. 2005
    ..The origin of the two species on poeciliids of the subgenus Micropoecilia is discussed, and it is suggested that this may represent a case of host-parasite co-evolution...
  14. ncbi Phylogeny and classification of the Digenea (Platyhelminthes: Trematoda)
    P D Olson
    Parasitic Worms Division, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Int J Parasitol 33:733-55. 2003
    ..Therefore, the membership of established higher taxa are emended, new taxa erected and a revised, phylogenetically based classification proposed and discussed in light of ontogeny, morphology and taxonomic history...
  15. pmc Does the early frog catch the worm? Disentangling potential drivers of a parasite age-intensity relationship in tadpoles
    Thomas R Raffel
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Oecologia 165:1031-42. 2011
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  16. pmc Prevalence of zoonotic metacercariae in two species of grouper, Epinephelus coioides and Epinephelus bleekeri, and flathead mullet, Mugil cephalus, in Vietnam
    Dung The Vo
    Research Institute for Aquaculture No 3, Nha Trang, Vietnam
    Korean J Parasitol 46:77-82. 2008
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  17. pmc Fishborne trematode metacercariae detected in freshwater fish from Vientiane Municipality and Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR
    Han Jong Rim
    Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul 136 705, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 46:253-60. 2008
    ..e. O. viverrini, H. taichui, H. yokogawai and C. formosanus, are prevalent in various species of freshwater fish from Savannakhet Province and Vientiane Municipality, Lao PDR...
  18. ncbi Potassium permanganate staining for differentiation the surface morphology of Opisthorchis viverrini, Haplorchis taichui and Phaneropsolus bonnei eggs
    K Sukontason
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 30:371-4. 1999
    ..bonnei (chi2 test, p < 0.05). Temporary staining using 1% w/v concentration and only 1 minute of time is useful in the mass fecal examination survey for the prevalence and intensity of truly Opisthorchis infection...
  19. ncbi Histological analysis of trematodes in Dreissena polymorpha: their location, pathogenicity, and distinguishing morphological characteristics
    Franck Laruelle
    CEDRE, Brest, France
    J Parasitol 88:856-63. 2002
    ..These images, in conjunction with the morphological descriptions presented, should assist researchers in identifying the 4 major trematode taxa that they are likely to encounter in the tissue sections of zebra mussels...
  20. doi T-helper-1 and T-helper-2 immune responses in mice infected with the intestinal fluke Neodiplostomum seoulense: their possible roles in worm expulsion and host fatality
    Eun Hee Shin
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
    J Parasitol 93:1036-45. 2007
    ..This study shows that mixed Th1 and Th2 responses occur during the course of N. seoulense infection in BALB/c mice. Heavy infiltrations of macrophages in the small intestine may participate in host damage and worm expulsion...
  21. pmc Foodborne intestinal flukes in Southeast Asia
    Jong Yil Chai
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 47:S69-102. 2009
    ..Praziquantel is effective for most intestinal fluke infections. Continued efforts to understand epidemiological significance of intestinal fluke infections, with detection of further human cases, are required...
  22. ncbi All hosts are not equal: explaining differential patterns of malformations in an amphibian community
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Anim Ecol 78:191-201. 2009
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  23. ncbi Host immunization shapes interspecific associations in trematode parasites
    Anssi Karvonen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Centre of Excellence in Evolutionary Research, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Anim Ecol 78:945-52. 2009
    ..This implies that correlative results suggesting non-interactive community structure in general may be obscured by the sequence of previous parasite exposure and corresponding dynamics of host immunization...
  24. ncbi The mud flat anemone-cockle association: mutualism in the intertidal zone?
    Kim N Mouritsen
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oecologia 135:131-7. 2003
    ..The results suggest that the anemone-cockle symbiosis is a non-obligate mutualistic relationship in which the former is provided with a suitable substrate for attachment whereas the latter obtains protection against parasitic infections...
  25. ncbi Ecosystem energetic implications of parasite and free-living biomass in three estuaries
    Armand M Kuris
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology and Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Nature 454:515-8. 2008
    ..This biomass and productivity of parasites implies a profound role for infectious processes in these estuaries...
  26. ncbi Chemotherapy for major food-borne trematodes: a review
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, PO Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:1711-26. 2004
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  27. pmc Freshwater aquaculture nurseries and infection of fish with zoonotic trematodes, Vietnam
    Van Thi Phan
    Centre for Environment Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture Research Institute for Aquaculture No 1, Bac Ninh, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1905-9. 2010
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  28. ncbi Global warming and temperature-mediated increases in cercarial emergence in trematode parasites
    R Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Parasitology 132:143-51. 2006
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  29. ncbi Controls of spatial variation in the prevalence of trematode parasites infecting a marine snail
    James E Byers
    Departinent of Zoology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824, USA
    Ecology 89:439-51. 2008
    ..Trematode prevalence appears to be predominantly determined by local site characteristics favoring high gull abundance...
  30. ncbi First description of monogenean parasites in Lake Tanganyika: the cichlid Simochromis diagramma (Teleostei, Cichlidae) harbours a high diversity of Gyrodactylus species (Platyhelminthes, Monogenea)
    Maarten P M Vanhove
    Laboratory of Animal Diversity and Systematics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Deberiotstraat 32, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Parasitology 138:364-80. 2011
    ..Additional parasitological surveys on other host species, covering a broader phylogenetic and geographical range, should clarify the evolutionary history of Gyrodactylidae on cichlids in the African Great Lake and other parts of Africa...
  31. ncbi The divergent roles of alternatively activated macrophages in helminthic infections
    J L Reyes
    Laboratory of Immunoparasitology, Unidad de Biomedicina, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
    Parasite Immunol 29:609-19. 2007
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  32. pmc Animal reservoir hosts and fish-borne zoonotic trematode infections on fish farms, Vietnam
    Nguyen Thi Lan-Anh
    National Institute of Veterinary Research, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:540-6. 2009
    ..These results, combined with data from previous investigations in this community, imply that domestic animals serve as reservoir hosts for FZT and therefore must be included in any control programs to prevent FZT infection in humans...
  33. ncbi A molecular phylogenetic study of the genus Ribeiroia (Digenea): trematodes known to cause limb malformations in amphibians
    Wade D Wilson
    Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    J Parasitol 91:1040-5. 2005
    Species of Ribeiroia (Trematoda: Psilostomidae) are known to cause severe limb malformations and elevated mortality in amphibians. However, little is known regarding the number of species in this genus or its relation to other taxa...
  34. ncbi Genetic and environmental determinants of host use in the trematode Maritrema novaezealandensis (Microphallidae)
    Anson V Koehler
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitology 138:100-6. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate the existence of genetic variation in host preferences, as well as the effect of environmental variables on observed patterns of host use...
  35. ncbi Spatial variation in susceptibility to infection in a snail-trematode interaction
    A C Kristt
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405 3700, USA
    Parasitology 121:395-401. 2000
    ..Alternatively, snails from shallow water may be more susceptible for reasons independent of gene flow, perhaps due to differences in host condition between habitats...
  36. pmc Discovery of Maritrema obstipum (Digenea: Microphallidae) from migratory birds in Korea
    Ok Sik Chung
    Division of Ecology and Environment, Chungnam Development Institute, Gongju 314 140, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 49:457-60. 2011
    ..Beside these, adult worms of Gynaecotyla squatarolae, Parvatrema duboisi, and Acanthoparyphium sp. were also discovered. This is the first report establishing migratory birds as the natural definitive hosts for M. obstipum...
  37. ncbi Speciation of the Paradeontacylix spp. (Sanguinicolidae) of Seriola dumerili. Two new species of the genus Paradeontacylix from the Mediterranean
    Aigües Repullés-Albelda
    Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, University of Valencia, PO Box 22085, Valencia, Spain
    Parasitol Int 57:405-14. 2008
    ..Consequently, geographic and historical isolation support the morphological and genetic differences leading to the evolution of the new species described here...
  38. ncbi Genotypic vs. condition effects on parasite-driven rare advantage
    M F Dybdahl
    School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
    J Evol Biol 17:967-73. 2004
    ..Hence these findings support the Red Queen hypothesis for the maintenance of sex under genetically based host-parasite interactions...
  39. ncbi Renylaima capensis n. gen., n. sp. (Trematoda: Brachylaimidae) from the urinary system of the shrew Myosorex varius Smuts, 1832 (Insectivora: Soricidae)
    Willem F Sirgel
    Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    Parasitol Res 106:1443-53. 2010
    ..gen., n. sp. is proposed...
  40. ncbi Morphological features of Prosorhynchus crucibulum and P. aculeatus (Digenea: Bucephalidae), intestinal parasites of Conger conger (Pisces: Congridae), elucidated by scanning electron microscopy
    Maria João Santos
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, Praça Gomes Teixeira, 4099 002 Porto, Portugal
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 49:96-102. 2002
    ..P. aculeatus has spines of a different shape, as wide as they are long and with a rounded margin. They cover the whole body and almost the entire rhynchus, but none were found in the middle of the rhynchus or on its neck region...
  41. pmc Two species of goby, Boleophthalmus pectinirostris and Scartelaos sp., as the new second intermediate hosts of heterophyid fluke in Korea
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, Jinju, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 43:161-4. 2005
    ..pectinirostris from Sooncheon-shi. From the above results, this study is the first to prove that B. pectinirostris and Scartelaos sp. serve as the second intermediate hosts of some heterophyid flukes in Korea...
  42. ncbi Life cycle of Brachylaima mascomai n. sp. (Trematoda: Brachylaimidae), a parasite of rats in the Llobregat delta (Spain)
    Mercedes Gracenea
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Barcelona, Spain
    J Parasitol 88:124-33. 2002
    The terrestrial triheteroxenous life cycle of Brachylaima mascomai n. sp. (Trematoda: Brachylaimidae) is elucidated. Operculated, assymetric, embryonated eggs (25.4 x 12...
  43. pmc Fishborne trematode metacercariae in Luang Prabang, Khammouane, and Saravane Province, Lao PDR
    Han Jong Rim
    Department of Parasitology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul 136 705, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 51:107-14. 2013
    ..In the present study, it has been confirmed that FBT metacercariae, in particular, H. taichui, H. yokogawai, and O. viverrini, are highly prevalent in fish from Luang Prabang, Khammouane, and Saravane Province, Lao PDR...
  44. pmc Identification of Acanthotrema felis (Digenea: Heterophyidae) metacercariae encysted in the brackish water fish Acanthogobius flavimanus
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, Jinju 660 751, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 41:101-5. 2003
    ..The adult flukes were identified as A. felis Sohn et al., 2003, and the brackish water fish A. flavimanus has been verified as one of its second intermediate hosts...
  45. pmc Echinostoma hortense and heterophyid metacercariae encysted in yellowfin goby, Acanthogobius flavimanus, from Shinan-gun and Muan-gun (Jeollanam-do), Korea
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 47:307-10. 2009
    ..Moreover, it is proved for the first time that the yellowfin goby, A. flavimanus, acts as a second intermediate host for E. hortense...
  46. ncbi Preliminary studies on developing a nested PCR assay for molecular diagnosis and identification of nematode (Heterakis isolonche) and trematode (Glaphyrostomum sp.) in Okinawa rail (Gallirallus okinawae)
    Chen Zhao
    Laboratory for Intellectual Fundamentals for Environmental Studies, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tuskuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 163:156-60. 2009
    ..The results indicated this new nested PCR protocol was available for the identification of parasites and of value to clinical application...
  47. ncbi Scanning electron microscope study of ancient parasite eggs recovered from Korean mummies of the Joseon Dynasty
    Dong Hoon Shin
    Department of Parasitology, Dankook University College of Medicine San 29, Anseo Dong, Chonan 330 714, Korea
    J Parasitol 95:137-45. 2009
    ..Thus, some of them, for example, M. yokogawai, exhibited a better preservation status than others, suggesting that they should be the first candidates considered when choosing subjects for future paleoparasitological studies...
  48. pmc Centrocestus formosanus (Digenea: Heterophyidae) encysted in the freshwater fish, Puntius brevis, from Lao PDR
    Eun Taek Han
    Department of Parasitology, Kangwon National University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Republic of Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 46:49-53. 2008
    ..caninus (Leiper, 1913), is briefly discussed. It has been first verified by adult worm recovery that C. formosanus is prevalent in Vientiane areas of Lao PDR, taking the freshwater fish, P. brevis, as a second intermediate host...
  49. pmc In vitro manipulation of gene expression in larval Schistosoma: a model for postgenomic approaches in Trematoda
    Timothy P Yoshino
    Department of Pathobiological Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Parasitology 137:463-83. 2010
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  50. ncbi Description of the life-cycle stages of Brachylaima cribbi n. sp. (Digenea: Brachylaimidae) derived from eggs recovered from human faeces in Australia
    A R Butcher
    Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 28 Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    Syst Parasitol 49:211-21. 2001
    ..B. cribbi n. sp. is the first brachylaimid known to have infected humans and is probably of European origin, as the intermediate host snails were all introduced into Australia from Europe...
  51. ncbi Case-control study of epidemic mortality and Cardicola forsteri-associated disease in farmed southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) of South Australia
    M M Dennis
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, Australia
    Vet Pathol 48:846-55. 2011
    ..This study shows for the first time that a substantial proportion of poststocking mortality in cultured SBT is strongly associated with severe branchitis caused by C forsteri...
  52. pmc Effects of Microphallus papillorobustus (Platyhelminthes: Trematoda) on serotonergic immunoreactivity and neuronal architecture in the brain of Gammarus insensibilis (Crustacea: Amphipoda)
    S Helluy
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:563-8. 2003
    ..The present study suggests that the degeneration of discrete sets of serotonergic neurons might underlie the serotonergic imbalance and thus contribute to host manipulation...
  53. pmc Apodemus agrarius as a new definitive host for Neodiplostomum seoulense
    Jong Yil Chai
    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, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 45:157-61. 2007
    ..2), winter (4.5), and summer (3.3). This study first confirms that A. agrarius is a natural definitive host for N. seoulense, and demonstrates that the infection rates and intensities vary seasonally and geographically...
  54. ncbi Four new species of Gyrodactylus von Nordmann, 1832 (Monogenea, Gyrodactylidae) on gobiid fishes: combined DNA and morphological analyses
    Tine Huyse
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Ch De Beriotstraat 32, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Syst Parasitol 59:103-20. 2004
    ..For the latter two species, a new species group is formed. The V4 and ITS sequence analyses, however, indicate a close relationship between G. branchialis and the three G. arcuatus-like species...
  55. pmc Intestinal helminth infections in feral cats and a raccoon dog on Aphaedo Island, Shinan-gun, with a special note on Gymnophalloides seoi infection in cats
    Eun Hee Shin
    Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 47:189-91. 2009
    ..seoi, H. nocens, and S. erinacei. It has been first confirmed that cats, a mammalian species other than humans, play the role of a natural definitive host for G. seoi on Aphaedo Island...
  56. ncbi Renifer aniarum (Digenea: Reniferidae), an introduced North American parasite in grass snakes Natrix natrix in Calabria, southern Italy
    Mario Santoro
    Section of Parasitology, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Dis Aquat Organ 95:233-40. 2011
    ..Renifer aniarum was second only to the very common grass snake tapeworm Ophiotaenia europaea in both prevalence and abundance among 9 species of helminths recovered in our study...
  57. pmc Infection status with helminthes in feral cats purchased from a market in Busan, Republic of Korea
    Woon Mok Sohn
    Department of Parasitology and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, Jinju 660 751, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 43:93-100. 2005
    ..armatus, P. varium, Cryptocotyle sp., E. revolutum, E. japonicus, Stephanoprora sp., P. muris, Neodiplostomum sp. and Bolbosoma sp. represent helminth fauna which have not been reported previously in feral cats in the Republic of Korea...
  58. ncbi Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the genus Gyrodactylus (Platyhelminthes: Monogenea) inferred from rDNA ITS region: subgenera versus species groups
    I Matejusova
    FRS Marine Laboratory, P O Box 101, Victoria Road, Aberdeen AB11 9DB, UK
    Parasitology 127:603-11. 2003
    ..The grouping of species based on the morphology of the ventral bar and marginal hooks seems to have sufficient power to infer relationships between the Gyrodactylus species...
  59. ncbi Gyrodactylus orecchiae sp. n. (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) from farmed populations of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) in the Adriatic Sea
    Giuseppe Paladini
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 56:21-8. 2009
    ..No similarities were found when the ITS1 region of G. orecchiae was compared with 84 species of Gyrodactylus available on GenBank...
  60. ncbi Egg size variability in trematodes: test of the bet-hedging hypothesis
    F Thomas
    Centre d Etude sur le Polymorphisme des Micro Organismes, UMR CNRS IRD 9926, Equipe Evolution des Systèmes Symbiotiques, IRD, 911 Avenue Agropolis, B P 5045, 34032 Montpellier Cedex 1, France
    J Parasitol 89:1159-62. 2003
    ..Experimental tests of the bet-hedging hypothesis will be necessary to clarify the matter...
  61. ncbi Effects of Bucephalus sp. (Trematoda: Bucephalidae) on Perna perna mussels from a culture station in Ratones Grande Island, Brazil
    Patrícia M da Silva
    Departmento de Biologia Celular, Embriologio e Genética, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, C P 476, Florianópolis 88 040 900, Brazil
    J Invertebr Pathol 79:154-62. 2002
    ..The parasite sporocysts were never seen encapsulated by the host hemocytes. Our results indicate that Bucephalus sp. promotes a severe castration in its host and apparently evades the mussel immune system...
  62. ncbi Digenean diversity in labrid fish from the Bay of Bizerte in Tunisia
    L Gargouri Ben Abdalah
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tunis, 2092 Manar II, Tunisia
    J Helminthol 84:27-33. 2010
    ..alacris) or in spring and summer (Z. rubellus). The levels of infection and digenean faunal diversity in labrid fish from the Tunisian coasts are generally lower than those from localities within the western Mediterranean...
  63. ncbi The life cycle of Gyliauchen volubilis Nagaty, 1956 (Digenea: Gyliauchenidae) from the Red Sea
    M O Al-Jahdali
    Biological Sciences Department, Rabigh Faculty of Science and Arts, King Abdulaziz University, P O Box 344, Rabigh 21911, Saudi Arabia
    J Helminthol 86:165-72. 2012
    ..Generally, the life cycle of G. volubilis implicitly supports the phylogenetic relationship of Gyliauchenidae and Lepocreadiidae inferred from molecular phylogenetic studies...
  64. ncbi Pseudodiplectanum syrticum n. sp. (Monogenea: Diplectanidae), a parasite of Synapturichthys kleinii (Teleostei: Soleidae) from off Tunisia
    Hela Derbel
    Laboratoire d Ecobiologie Animale, Faculte des Sciences de Sfax, BP 802, Sfax 3018, Tunisia
    Syst Parasitol 68:225-31. 2007
    ..In P. syrticum the ventral transverse bar and dorso-lateral bars are longer than those of P. gibsoni (114 vs 69.5-89 microm and 48 vs 33-44 microm, respectively)...
  65. ncbi Occurrence and species distribution of fishborne zoonotic trematodes in wastewater-fed aquaculture in northern Vietnam
    Thi Hop Nguyen
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Trop Med Int Health 12:66-72. 2007
    ..To assess the risk of fishborne zoonotic trematode (FZT) infection in fish reared in wastewater-fed ponds in peri-urban areas of northern Vietnam...
  66. ncbi The life cycle of Cardicola forsteri (Trematoda: Aporocotylidae), a pathogen of ranched southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyi
    Thomas H Cribb
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 41:861-70. 2011
    ....
  67. ncbi Robinia aurata n. g., n. sp. (Digenea: Hemiuridae) from the mugilid Liza aurata with a molecular confirmation of its position within the Hemiuroidea
    P Pankov
    Central Laboratory of General Ecology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Gagarin Street, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Parasitology 133:217-27. 2006
    ..Finally, there was poor support for the distinct status of the Lecithasteridae and Hemiuridae, following previous suggestions based on different sequence data sets. A key to genera of the Bunocotylinae is presented...
  68. ncbi Interaction between the blood fluke, Sanguinicola inermis and humoral components of the immune response of carp, Cyprinus carpio
    M L Roberts
    Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology, Huxley Building, School of Life Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Parasitology 131:261-71. 2005
    ..The possible role of 'host-like' molecules in immune evasion is discussed and the response at different temperatures is related to infection dynamics...
  69. pmc Plagiorchis muris infection in Apodemus agrarius from northern Gyeonggi-do (Province) near the demilitarized zone
    Jong Yil Chai
    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, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 45:153-6. 2007
    ..0), and April (0). None of the other animal species were found infected with P. muris. The results reveal that A. agrarius is a natural definitive host for P. muris, and infection rates and worm burdens vary seasonally and geographically...
  70. ncbi Gyrodactylus longipes n. sp. (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) from farmed gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) from the Mediterranean
    Giuseppe Paladini
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Parasitol Int 60:410-8. 2011
    ..longipes. Part of this study necessitated an overview of the existing Gyrodactylus fauna from Italy and Bosnia-Herzegovina; a summary from each country is provided here to assist future investigations...
  71. ncbi Concurrent epizootic hyperinfections of sea lice (predominantly Caligus chiastos) and blood flukes (Cardicola forsteri) in ranched Southern Bluefin tuna
    Craig J Hayward
    South Australian Research and Development Institute and Aquafin Cooperative Research Centre, Lincoln Marine Science Centre, PO Box 1511, Port Lincoln, SA 5606, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 173:107-15. 2010
    ..3013, p=0.0019). Fluke counts were also correlated with sea lice counts (r(s,150df)=0.3143, p=0.0000). Peaks in these epizootics occurred near the onset of elevated mortalities, which started after 7 weeks of ranching...
  72. ncbi Prosorhynchus maternus sp. n. (Digenea: Bucephalidae) from the Malabar grouper Epinephelus malabaricus (Perciformes: Serranidae) off New Caledonia
    Rodney A Bray
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 53:181-8. 2006
    ..New records of Prosorhynchus longisaccatus Durio et Manter, 1968 from Epinephelus cyanopodus (Richardson) and Prosorhynchoides lamprelli Bott et Cribb, 2005 from Caranx papuensis Alleyne et Macleay off New Caledonia are also included...
  73. ncbi Molecular and morphological comparisons between Gyrodactylus ostendicus n. sp. (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) on Pomatoschistus microps (Krøyer) and G. harengi Malmberg, 1957 on Clupea harengus membras L
    Tine Huyse
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Ch De Beriotstraat 32, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Syst Parasitol 58:105-13. 2004
    ..Combined morphological and molecular studies of the new species show that G. ostendicus is more closely related to G. arcuatus than to G. harengi...
  74. ncbi Hitch-hiking parasite: a dark horse may be the real rider
    K N Mouritsen
    Department of Marine Ecology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, Finlandsgade 14, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Int J Parasitol 31:1417-20. 2001
    ..no. 15 (Parassitologia 22 (1980) 1). As opposed to the latter species, Maritrema subdolum does not express the appropriate cercarial behaviour for hitch-hiking...
  75. ncbi Evolution of ITS1 rDNA in the Digenea (Platyhelminthes: trematoda): 3' end sequence conservation and its phylogenetic utility
    J H vd Schulenburg
    Abteilung für Systematik und Morphologie der Tiere, Fakultat fur Biologie, Universitat Bielefeld, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Mol Evol 48:2-12. 1999
    ..Here, 3' end ITS1 sequence data seem to provide a valuable tool for elucidating phylogenetic relationships of a broad range of phylogenetically distinct taxa...
  76. ncbi Paracreptotrema profundulusi n. sp. and P. blancoi Choudhury, Pérez-Ponce De León, Brooks, and Daverdin, 2006 (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) from freshwater fishes of the genus Profundulus (Teleostei: Profundulidae) in southern México
    Guillermo Salgado-Maldonado
    Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Biologia, AP 70 153, 04510 Mexico DF, Mexico
    J Parasitol 97:707-12. 2011
    Paracreptotrema profundulusi n. sp. (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) is described from the intestine of the freshwater fishes Profundulus punctatus and P...
  77. pmc Prevention and control of fish-borne zoonotic trematodes in fish nurseries, Vietnam
    Jesper Hedegaard Clausen
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Grønnegaardsvej 15, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1438-45. 2012
    ..These interventions can be used in the development of programs for sustained control of zoonotic trematodes in farmed fish...
  78. ncbi Effect of temperature on emergence, survival and infectivity of cercariae of the marine trematode Renicola roscovita (Digenea: Renicolidae)
    David W Thieltges
    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Wadden Sea Station Sylt, Hafenstrasse 43, 25992 List, Germany
    Dis Aquat Organ 73:63-8. 2006
    ....
  79. ncbi Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) parasites: potentially useful bioindicators of freshwater quality?
    Laëtitia Minguez
    Universite Paul Verlaine Metz, Laboratoire des Interactions, Ecotoxicologie, Biodiversité, Écosystèmes LIEBE, CNRS UMR 7146, Campus Bridoux, Metz, France
    Water Res 45:665-73. 2011
    ..An additional significant finding was the positive correlation established between the prevalence of Rickettsiales-like organisms and metal contamination. Multivariate analyses were valuable in examining parasite communities...
  80. ncbi Parasitism as a source of potential distortion in studies on endocrine disrupting chemicals in molluscs
    Neil J Morley
    School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:1330-2. 2006
    ..The physiological effects of parasitisation on the reproduction and immune response of molluscs are summarised, using a number of examples, and the implications for EDC studies are discussed...
  81. ncbi Interactive effects of metal contamination and pathogenic organisms on the marine bivalve Cerastoderma edule
    Ika Paul-Pont
    Universite Bordeaux 1, UMR 5805 CNRS, Station Marine d Arcachon, Place du Dr Peyneau, Arcachon 33120, France
    Mar Pollut Bull 60:515-25. 2010
    ..These results highlighted the importance of considering the multiplicity of perturbation sources in coastal ecosystems to assess the health status of organisms...
  82. ncbi A cysteine proteinase in the penetration glands of the cercariae of Tylodelphys excavata (Trematoda, Diplostomidae)
    T Moczon
    Institute of Parasitology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Twarda Street 51 55, 00 818, Warszawa, Poland
    Parasitol Res 100:299-304. 2007
    ..The other faint bands presumably were produced by partly autolysed molecules of the enzyme from the penetration glands...
  83. ncbi Spatial and temporal structure of the trematode component community in Valvata macrostoma (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia)
    A Faltýnková
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, PO Box 35 YA, FI 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Parasitology 135:1691-9. 2008
    ..Our results show that generally well-described spatiotemporal differences in trematode infection of molluscs can emerge in very narrow spatial and temporal scales, which emphasizes the importance of these factors in community studies...
  84. ncbi Review of the trematode genus Ribeiroia (Psilostomidae): ecology, life history and pathogenesis with special emphasis on the amphibian malformation problem
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706 1492, USA
    Adv Parasitol 57:191-253. 2004
    ..Investigation of these questions will benefit enormously from a multidisciplinary approach that effectively integrates parasitology, developmental biology, immunology, herpetology and aquatic ecology...
  85. ncbi Trematode infection causes malformations and population effects in a declining New Zealand fish
    David W Kelly
    Landcare Research, 764 Cumberland Street, Dunedin, Private Bag 1930, New Zealand
    J Anim Ecol 79:445-52. 2010
    ..With global environmental stressors predicted to enhance trematode infections, our results show that parasite-induced malformation, and its population-scale impacts, could be more widespread than previously considered...
  86. ncbi A cysteine proteinase in the cercariae of Diplostomum pseudospathaceum (Trematoda, Diplostomatidae)
    T Moczon
    Institute of Parasitology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
    Parasitol Res 80:680-3. 1994
    ..Thus, when secreted by the parasite during invasion of an appropriate host, the enzyme might act as a penetration-promoting factor...
  87. ncbi The effect of trematode infection on amphibian limb development and survivorship
    P T Johnson
    Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Science 284:802-4. 1999
    ..These findings call for further investigation of parasite infection as a cause of amphibian deformities in other sites and species...
  88. ncbi Ichthyocotylurus erraticus (Digenea: Strigeidae): factors affecting infection intensity and the effects of infection on pollan ( Coregonus autumnalis ), a glacial relict fish
    C Harrod
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Parasitology 131:511-9. 2005
    ....
  89. ncbi Being successful in the world of narrow opportunities: transmission patterns of the trematode Ichthyocotylurus pileatus
    A Faltýnková
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, PO Box 35 YA, FI 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Parasitology 136:1375-82. 2009
    ..We explored the transmission of Ichthyocotylurus pileatus (Trematoda) from its snail (Valvata macrostoma) to fish (Perca fluviatilis) hosts by examining some key characteristics in ..
  90. ncbi How trematodes cause limb deformities in amphibians
    Geffrey F Stopper
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8106, USA
    J Exp Zool 294:252-63. 2002
    ..The crippling effects of cyst-infection on frogs may reflect complex co-evolutionary interactions among trematodes, frogs, and other hosts in the trematode's life cycle...
  91. ncbi A molecular phylogeny of the genus Ichthyocotylurus (Digenea, Strigeidae)
    A S Bell
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Int J Parasitol 31:833-42. 2001
    ..The ITS2 locus was extremely conserved, with less than 1% variation between species. No intra-specific variation was recorded for any CO1 or ITS2 sequences...
  92. pmc Synergism between trematode infection and pesticide exposure: a link to amphibian limb deformities in nature?
    Joseph M Kiesecker
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802 5301, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9900-4. 2002
    ....
  93. ncbi Saccocoelium megasacculum n. sp., a new haploporid trematode from Liza carinatus in the Taiwan strait
    Sheng Fa Liu
    Parasitology Research Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361005, People s Republic of China
    J Parasitol 90:604-7. 2004
    ....
  94. ncbi Co-occurrences of parasite clones and altered host phenotype in a snail-trematode system
    Clément Lagrue
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 37:1459-67. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi Snail-trematode life history interactions: past trends and future directions
    R E Sorensen
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Parasitology 123:S3-18. 2001
    ..Finally, we propose directions for future experiments that will better assess the ecological and evolutionary factors influencing snail life history responses to trematode parasitism...
  96. ncbi Evaluation of techniques for detection of small trematode eggs in faeces of domestic animals
    Nguyen Thi Lan Anh
    National Institute of Veterinary Research, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Vet Parasitol 156:346-9. 2008
    ..No toxic chemicals or special equipment were required in comparison with FE-technique that needs ether solution and thus fume cupboards which are often unavailable in local veterinary centres in Vietnam and other developing countries...
  97. ncbi Development from metacercaria to adult of a new species of Maritrema (Digenea: Microphallidae) parasitic in the kelp gull, Larus dominicanus , from the Patagonian coast, Argentina
    Julia I Diaz
    Centro de Estudios Parasitológicos y de Vectores CCT CONICET LA PLATA, UNLP, Calle 2 584, 1900 La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Parasitol 96:740-5. 2010
    ..altimanus acts as a second intermediate host of M. madrynensis n. sp. This is the first report of a Maritrema species in Patagonia and the southernmost record for the genus...
  98. ncbi The food-borne trematode zoonoses of Vietnam
    Nguyen Van De
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:12-34. 2003
    ..Finally, the authors present recommendations for further research to provide a more comprehensive picture of the status of these zoonoses, and to obtain the risk assessment information needed to design prevention and control programs...
  99. ncbi Two new species of lepocreadiid trematodes of marine fishes from the Taiwan Straits, China
    Sheng Fa Liu
    Parasitology Research Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Fujian, People s Republic of China
    J Parasitol 88:563-5. 2002
    ..Preptetos parapristipomae is most similar to Preptetos rotto in having an entire ovary but differs from it in the sucker ratio, distribution of the uterus, position of the cirrus sac, and locality...
  100. ncbi Two new species of Pseudohapladena yamaguti, 1952 (Digenea: Waretrematidae) from mugilid fish from the Taiwan Straits, China
    Sheng Fa Liu
    Parasitology Research Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Fujian, People s Republic of China
    J Parasitol 88:358-61. 2002
    ..Features of P. lizae distinguishing it from other species of the genus include the shorter uterus, which contains only 1 egg, and the lesser extent of the vitellaria...
  101. pmc Microphallus koreana n. sp. (Trematoda: Microphallidae) transmitted by a marine crab, Macrophthalmus dilatatus
    Sang Mee Guk
    Department of Parasitology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul 136 701, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 46:165-9. 2008
    ..Based on the morphology of metacercariae and adult flukes, we describe this specimen as a new species, Microphallus koreana n. sp...

Research Grants12

  1. ROLES OF EHRLICHIAL OUTER MEMBRANE PROTEIN IN PARASITISM
    Yasuko Rikihisa; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Aim 5 addresses hypothesis 3 by examining the effects of immunization with the ehrlichial OMP in a mouse model of human ehrlichiosis. ..
  2. Ehrilchiacidal Mechanisms In Leukocytes
    Yasuko Rikihisa; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results may point to a potential target for new treatment and prevention of HME and HGE. ..
  3. GENE EXPRESSION BY HUMAN GRANULOCYTIC EHRLICHIOSIS AG
    Yasuko Rikihisa; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These efforts are expected to reveal an important role for the p44-multigene family in strategies of adaptive surface variation and avoidance of host immune responses. ..
  4. WETLAND URBANIZATION GRADIENTS AND VECTOR BORNE DISEASES
    JOSEPH KIESECKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Development of mathematical models for these trematode systems will provide a template for studies of other snail borne diseases with similar community modules, for example, schistosomiasis. ..
  5. BIOLOGY OF TREMATODE-SNAIL ASSOCIATIONS
    ERIC SAMUEL LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Also, the tools generated will be useful for future studies of schistosome-snail interactions in the field. Our studies will also provide a valuable complement to the upcoming genome sequencing project for B. glabrata. ..
  6. Evo-epidemiology of Schistosoma mansoni in western Kenya
    ERIC LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..mansoni will respond to the vast environmental changes underway in Africa today. ..
  7. Functional genomics of molluscan schistosome development
    TIMOTHY YOSHINO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this work may lead to novel strategies for controlling infections within the snail host by disrupting specific larval development-dependent genes or their products. ..
  8. Comparison of Human Ehrlichiosis Agent Genomes
    Yasuko Rikihisa; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..chaffeensis virulence determinants and their pathogenic mechanisms. The results may point to potential chemotherapy, chemopreventive and/or vaccine candidates for treatment and prevention of human ehrlichiosis. ..
  9. IMMUNE PEPTIDES IN AEDES AEGYPTI
    TIMOTHY YOSHINO; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  10. Anti-pathogen responses in Biomphalaria glabrata
    COENRAAD ADEMA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Any data forthcoming from the ongoing B. glabrata genome sequencing will further facilitate this study of immune function of B. glabrata in the context of transmission of schistosomiasis. ..
  11. Anti-pathogen responses in Biomphalaria glabrata
    COENRAAD M ADEMA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Any data forthcoming from the ongoing B. glabrata genome sequencing will further facilitate this study of immune function of B. glabrata in the context of transmission of schistosomiasis ..
  12. 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. ..