Annetta Zintl

Summary

Affiliation: University College Dublin
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of Fasciola hepatica genotypes in relation to their ability to establish patent infections in the final host
    Annetta Zintl
    UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 210:145-50. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Bovine paramphistomes in Ireland
    Annetta Zintl
    UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 204:199-208. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Invasion, and short- and long-term survival of Babesia divergens (Phylum Apicomplexa) cultures in non-bovine sera and erythrocytes
    A Zintl
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Parasitology 124:583-8. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Longitudinal and spatial distribution of GP60 subtypes in human cryptosporidiosis cases in Ireland
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Epidemiol Infect 139:1945-55. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Survival of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in the presence of hydrated lime
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Vet Rec 166:297-300. 2010
  6. doi request reprint In vitro culture combined with quantitative TaqMan PCR for the assessment of Toxoplasma gondii tissue cyst viability
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Vet Parasitol 164:167-72. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The prevalence of Cryptosporidium species and subtypes in human faecal samples in Ireland
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Epidemiol Infect 137:270-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Cryptosporidium species in intensively farmed pigs in Ireland
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Parasitology 134:1575-82. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different methods for the solubilisation of Neospora caninum (Phylum Apicomplexa) antigen
    Annetta Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, College of Life Sciences, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Vet Parasitol 135:205-13. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Babesia divergens (Phylum Apicomplexa) in vitro growth in the presence of calf serum
    A Zintl
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Conway Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Vet Parasitol 122:127-30. 2004

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of Fasciola hepatica genotypes in relation to their ability to establish patent infections in the final host
    Annetta Zintl
    UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 210:145-50. 2015
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  2. doi request reprint Bovine paramphistomes in Ireland
    Annetta Zintl
    UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 204:199-208. 2014
    ..daubneyi is still uncertain, considering the apparent pervasiveness of the parasite, rumen fluke should be considered a differential diagnosis when treating scour or ill-thrift in young calves, and goats and sheep of any age. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Invasion, and short- and long-term survival of Babesia divergens (Phylum Apicomplexa) cultures in non-bovine sera and erythrocytes
    A Zintl
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Parasitology 124:583-8. 2002
    ..These results suggest that B. divergens is not host specific at the level of host cell attachment and invasion. Instead, parasite survival appears to be decided once the organism has gained access into the cell...
  4. doi request reprint Longitudinal and spatial distribution of GP60 subtypes in human cryptosporidiosis cases in Ireland
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Epidemiol Infect 139:1945-55. 2011
    ..Due to their homogeneity, ML1 and MS1 were not considered useful loci for subtyping C. parvum strains in Ireland...
  5. doi request reprint Survival of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in the presence of hydrated lime
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Vet Rec 166:297-300. 2010
    ..Although the addition of 5 or 10 per cent lime caused the total number of oocysts to decrease, there appeared to be an increase in the proportion of potentially viable oocysts...
  6. doi request reprint In vitro culture combined with quantitative TaqMan PCR for the assessment of Toxoplasma gondii tissue cyst viability
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Vet Parasitol 164:167-72. 2009
    ..Our assay is robust, easy to perform and interpret and offers a viable alternative to bioassays, for use in epidemiological studies, or the evaluation of specific food safety treatments...
  7. doi request reprint The prevalence of Cryptosporidium species and subtypes in human faecal samples in Ireland
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Epidemiol Infect 137:270-7. 2009
    ..The predominance of C. parvum, its geographic and seasonal distribution and the IIaA18G3R1 subtype underlines the importance of zoonotic Cryptosporidium transmission in Ireland...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Cryptosporidium species in intensively farmed pigs in Ireland
    A Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Parasitology 134:1575-82. 2007
    ..This was confirmed in 3 isolates by cloning of the PCR products. Since chronic mixed infections appear to be quite common in pigs they could be considered as models for mixed infections in immunocompromised humans...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different methods for the solubilisation of Neospora caninum (Phylum Apicomplexa) antigen
    Annetta Zintl
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, College of Life Sciences, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Vet Parasitol 135:205-13. 2006
    ..The ELISA indicated that not all of the Triton X-114 extracted proteins were involved in specific antibody binding. The optimal extraction method for parasite proteins depends on the intended application...
  10. ncbi request reprint Babesia divergens (Phylum Apicomplexa) in vitro growth in the presence of calf serum
    A Zintl
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Conway Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Vet Parasitol 122:127-30. 2004
    ..The suitability of commercial foetal calf sera for B. divergens cultures seems highly variable...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chymotrypsin and neuraminidase treatment inhibits host cell invasion by Babesia divergens (Phylum Apicomplexa)
    A Zintl
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Conway Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Research, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Parasitology 125:45-50. 2002
    ..divergens cultures in bovine erythrocytes had no inhibitory effect...
  12. pmc Babesias of red deer (Cervus elaphus) in Ireland
    Annetta Zintl
    UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Vet Res 42:7. 2011
    ..divergens, in just over half of the 18S rRNA gene. The entire gene of this deer parasite should be analysed and transmission experiments undertaken before the infectivity of B. divergens for red deer can be confirmed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Possible mechanisms underlying age-related resistance to bovine babesiosis
    Annetta Zintl
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology and Conway Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Research, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Parasite Immunol 27:115-20. 2005
    ..An improved understanding of the possible mechanisms that underlie this phenomenon may lead to new approaches for the treatment and immune prophylaxis of the disease...
  14. pmc Babesia divergens, a bovine blood parasite of veterinary and zoonotic importance
    Annetta Zintl
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Microbiol Rev 16:622-36. 2003
    ..This review provides the first comprehensive summary of B. divergens biology, including its morphology, life cycle, and host specificity, and the current state of knowledge of both human and bovine infections...
  15. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Cryptosporidium species in livestock in Ireland
    Marzieh Ezzaty Mirhashemi
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 216:18-22. 2016
    ..The circulation of other Cryptosporidium species such as C. parvum, C. bovis, C. ubiquitum, C. andersoni and Cryptosporidium horse and pig genotypes in livestock was investigated. ..
  16. pmc Comparison of diagnostic techniques for the detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts in animal samples
    Marzieh Ezzaty Mirhashemi
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland School of Public Health and Population Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland Electronic address
    Exp Parasitol 151:14-20. 2015
    ..in the event of asymptomatic cryptosporidiosis, the combination of different 18S rRNA nested PCR primer sets is recommended for further epidemiological applications and also tracking the sources of infection. ..
  17. doi request reprint Zoonotic babesiosis: overview of the disease and novel aspects of pathogen identity
    Jeremy Gray
    UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Ticks Tick Borne Dis 1:3-10. 2010
    ..Expanding deer populations, resulting in wider distribution and greater abundance of ticks, heightened medical awareness, and growing numbers of immunocompromised patients are likely to result in a continuing rise of reported cases...