animal protozoan infections

Summary

Summary: Infections with unicellular organisms of the subkingdom PROTOZOA. The infections may be experimental or veterinary.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Synopsis of the species of Myxobolus Butschli, 1882 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea: Myxobolidae)
    J C Eiras
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, Faculdade de Ciências and CIIMAR, Universidade do Porto, 4099 002, Porto, Portugal
    Syst Parasitol 61:1-46. 2005
  2. ncbi Molecular identity, phylogeny and life cycle of Chloromyxum schurovi Shul'man & Ieshko 2003
    Astrid S Holzer
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Parasitol Res 99:90-6. 2006
  3. ncbi Henneguya garavelli n. sp. and Myxobolus peculiaris n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae) in the gills of Cyphocharax nagelli (Osteichthyes: Curimatidae) from Rio do Peixe Reservoir, São José do Rio Pardo, São Paulo, Brazil
    M L Martins
    Aquaculture Department, Federal University of Santa Catarina UFSC, Rod SC 404, Km 03, C P 476, 88040 900 Itacorubi, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 137:253-61. 2006
  4. ncbi Ellipsomyxa gobii gen. et sp. n. (Myxozoa: Ceratomyxidae) in the common goby Pomatoschistus microps (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Denmark
    Marianne Køie
    Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, DK 3000 Helsingør, Denmark
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:269-71. 2003
  5. ncbi New data on Myxobolus longisporus (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), a gill infecting parasite of carp, Cyprinus carpio haematopterus, from Chinese lakes
    Iva Dykova
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:263-8. 2003
  6. ncbi New species of myxosporean (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) parasites of Ceratomyxa from fishes of Peter the Great Bay (Japan Sea)
    Nadezhda L Aseeva
    Pacific Fisheries Research Center TINRO Center, Vladivostok 690950, Russia
    J Parasitol 89:1172-80. 2003
  7. ncbi The myxozoan fauna of Fundulus diaphanus (Cyprinodontidae) from freshwater localities in eastern North America: prevalence, community structure, and geographic distribution
    David K Cone
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3C3
    J Parasitol 92:52-7. 2006
  8. ncbi Malacosporean-like spores in urine of rainbow trout react with antibody and DNA probes to Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae
    R P Hedrick
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Parasitol Res 92:81-8. 2004
  9. ncbi Henneguya curvata sp. n. (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) parasitizing the gills of Serrasalmus spilopleura (Characidae: Serrasalminae), a South American freshwater fish
    Bianca Barassa
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:151-3. 2003
  10. ncbi Light and electron microscopic studies of Myxobolus stomum n. sp. (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) infecting the blackspotted grunt Plectorhynicus gaterinus (Forsskal, 1775) in the Red Sea, Egypt
    M A Ali
    National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Egypt
    Parasitol Res 91:390-7. 2003

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  1. ncbi Synopsis of the species of Myxobolus Butschli, 1882 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea: Myxobolidae)
    J C Eiras
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, Faculdade de Ciências and CIIMAR, Universidade do Porto, 4099 002, Porto, Portugal
    Syst Parasitol 61:1-46. 2005
    ..For each species, the relevant morphometric and morphological data are indicated, as well as the host(s), site(s) of infection within the host and type-locality...
  2. ncbi Molecular identity, phylogeny and life cycle of Chloromyxum schurovi Shul'man & Ieshko 2003
    Astrid S Holzer
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Parasitol Res 99:90-6. 2006
    ..schurovi clusters with representatives of other myxozoan genera which inhabit the urinary system, whereas the other Chloromyxum species form a more basic clade together with another gall bladder parasite...
  3. ncbi Henneguya garavelli n. sp. and Myxobolus peculiaris n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae) in the gills of Cyphocharax nagelli (Osteichthyes: Curimatidae) from Rio do Peixe Reservoir, São José do Rio Pardo, São Paulo, Brazil
    M L Martins
    Aquaculture Department, Federal University of Santa Catarina UFSC, Rod SC 404, Km 03, C P 476, 88040 900 Itacorubi, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 137:253-61. 2006
    ..Myxobolus peculiaris n. sp. was very different when compared to other species of Myxobolus in its morphology and the biggest size of spore body. The authors present tables with comparative measurements of Brazilian myxozoan parasites...
  4. ncbi Ellipsomyxa gobii gen. et sp. n. (Myxozoa: Ceratomyxidae) in the common goby Pomatoschistus microps (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Denmark
    Marianne Køie
    Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, DK 3000 Helsingør, Denmark
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:269-71. 2003
    ..The two spherical polar capsules open some distance from the sutural line on opposite sides. The new genus thereby differs from Leptotheca Thélohan, 1895. Ellipsomyxa gobii is tentatively placed in the Ceratomyxidae...
  5. ncbi New data on Myxobolus longisporus (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), a gill infecting parasite of carp, Cyprinus carpio haematopterus, from Chinese lakes
    Iva Dykova
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:263-8. 2003
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on these sequences has allowed clearer phylogenetic relationships to be established with other species of the genus Myxobolus sequenced to date...
  6. ncbi New species of myxosporean (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) parasites of Ceratomyxa from fishes of Peter the Great Bay (Japan Sea)
    Nadezhda L Aseeva
    Pacific Fisheries Research Center TINRO Center, Vladivostok 690950, Russia
    J Parasitol 89:1172-80. 2003
    ..lianoides n. sp.) was found in the gall bladder of Stichaeus grigorjewi. Ceratomyxa spp. have not been previously described from P. azonus or S. grigorjewi...
  7. ncbi The myxozoan fauna of Fundulus diaphanus (Cyprinodontidae) from freshwater localities in eastern North America: prevalence, community structure, and geographic distribution
    David K Cone
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3C3
    J Parasitol 92:52-7. 2006
    ..As such, these types of myxozoans, though they are autogenic, having their entire life cycle normally completed within the aquatic environment, behave more like allogenic parasites that rely on birds and mammals as definitive hosts...
  8. ncbi Malacosporean-like spores in urine of rainbow trout react with antibody and DNA probes to Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae
    R P Hedrick
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Parasitol Res 92:81-8. 2004
    ..Despite morphological differences, a relationship between the spores in the urine of rainbow trout and T. bryosalmonae was demonstrated by binding of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies and DNA probes specific to T. bryosalmonae...
  9. ncbi Henneguya curvata sp. n. (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) parasitizing the gills of Serrasalmus spilopleura (Characidae: Serrasalminae), a South American freshwater fish
    Bianca Barassa
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:151-3. 2003
  10. ncbi Light and electron microscopic studies of Myxobolus stomum n. sp. (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) infecting the blackspotted grunt Plectorhynicus gaterinus (Forsskal, 1775) in the Red Sea, Egypt
    M A Ali
    National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Egypt
    Parasitol Res 91:390-7. 2003
    ..Histological evaluation of the infection revealed no significant impact on the host. The ultrastructure of the plasmodial wall and sporogenesis of the present species followed the usual pattern valid for most studied myxosporean species...
  11. ncbi Kudoa alliaria in flesh of Argentinian hoki Macruronus magellanicus (Gadiformes; Merlucciidae)
    Christopher M Whipps
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331 3404, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 69:259-63. 2006
    ..Ambiguities in some species descriptions highlight the need for thorough morphological analyses accompanied by molecular comparisons to clarify the species boundaries between Kudoa parasites of Patagonian fishes...
  12. ncbi Susceptibility of two strains of rainbow trout (one with suspected resistance to whirling disease) to Myxobolus cerebralis infection
    Ronald P Hedrick
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 55:37-44. 2003
    ..cerebralis infections are unknown, but are under investigation as part of a long-term project to determine the basis for resistance and susceptibility of salmonid fishes to whirling disease...
  13. ncbi Myxobolus cuneus n. sp. (Myxosporea) infecting the connective tissue of Piaractus mesopotamicus (Pisces: Characidae) in Brazil: histopathology and ultrastructure
    E A Adriano
    Centro de Pesquisa e Gestão de Recursos Pesqueiros Continentais CEPTA IBAMA, Pirassununga, SP, Brasil
    Parasite 13:137-42. 2006
    ..The parasite was found throughout the period studied and its prevalence was unaffected by host size, season or water properties...
  14. ncbi Phylogeography of the cosmopolitan marine parasite Kudoa thyrsites (Myxozoa: Myxosporea)
    Christopher M Whipps
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, 220 Nash Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 3404, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 53:364-73. 2006
    ..Our data also indicate that K. histolytica is not a valid species, as it was morphologically and genetically indistinguishable from K. thyrsites...
  15. ncbi Differences in host selection of actinospores of two myxosporeans, Myxobolus arcticus and Thelohanellus hovorkai
    Hiroshi Yokoyama
    Department of Aquatic Bioscience, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    J Parasitol 92:725-9. 2006
    ..arcticus and T. hovorkai; the former responds quickly to fish mucus with low host specificity, whereas the latter was highly host specific in a dilatory reaction...
  16. ncbi First report of three Kudoa species from eastern Australia: Kudoa thyrsites from mahi mahi (Coryphaena hippurus), Kudoa amamiensis and Kudoa minithyrsites n. sp. from sweeper (Pempheris ypsilychnus)
    Christopher M Whipps
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 3404, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:215-9. 2003
    ..minithyrsites n. sp. on its fish hosts are unknown, both K. thyrsites and K. amamiensis are associated with flesh quality problems in some cultured species and may be potential threats to an expanding aquaculture industry in Australia...
  17. ncbi Ultrastructural studies on the development of Enteromyxum scophthalmi (Myxozoa), an enteric parasite of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus L.)
    Maria J Redondo
    Instituto de Acuicultura Torre la Sal CSIC, Ribera de Cabanes, 12595 Castellon, Spain
    Parasitol Res 90:192-202. 2003
    ..The significance of these findings is discussed in relation to the taxonomic and phylogenetic position of the Myxozoa...
  18. ncbi Redescription of Myxobolus pyramidis Chen, 1958(Myxosporea: Bivalvulida)
    J Y Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430072, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 99:65-9. 2006
    ..7)x(3.5+/-0.2) mum in size with distinct intercapsular process and polar filament wounded in five to six coils. The histological effects of the pathogen were observed by light microscopy, and the parasite-host relationship was discussed...
  19. ncbi [Three new species of Myxosporidia (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) parasites of Citharinus citharus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809) (Citharinidae) in Chad (Central Africa)]
    A Fomena
    Laboratoire de Biologie Générale, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Yaounde I, BP 812 Yaounde, Cameroun
    Parasite 11:83-8. 2004
    ..nov., a systematic parasite; Myxobolus mbailaoi sp. nov., which affects operculum, skin and intestine, Myxobolus charii sp. nov., a parasite of the skin...
  20. ncbi Epitopes associated with mature spores not recognized on Kudoa thyrsites from recently infected Atlantic salmon smolts
    Catherine A Young
    Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3N5, Canada
    Dis Aquat Organ 63:267-71. 2005
    ..thyrsites stages in salmon with both 600 and 1600 degreeD exposures, suggesting that the parasite observed in 600 degreeD infections represents an antigenically distinct developmental stage of K. thyrsites...
  21. ncbi Revision of Myxobolus heterosporus Baker, 1963 (syn. Myxosoma Heterospora) (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) in African records
    A el-Mansy
    National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, 101 Kaser El Einii St, Cairo, Egypt
    Dis Aquat Organ 63:205-14. 2005
    ..Some transitional stages from Myxobolus-like spore types to tailed-spores were observed. Therefore, some tailed-spores may be simply heteromorphs of Myxobolus...
  22. ncbi Parvicapsula pseudobranchicola (Myxosporea) in farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Tissue distribution, diagnosis and phylogeny
    A Nylund
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, PO Box 7800, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Dis Aquat Organ 63:197-204. 2005
    ..A comparison of the sequence of the ssu rDNA from P. pseudobranchicola with that of other myxozoans shows that it groups closely together with P. unicornis and P. asymmetrica. The closest relative to this group is P. minibicornis...
  23. ncbi Etiology of ulcerative lesions of Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) from James River, Virginia
    Stanley R Webb
    Center for Environmental Studies and Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Parasitol Res 97:358-66. 2005
    ..tyrannus ulcers was due to secondary colonization following lesion formation as a result of Kudoa infection...
  24. ncbi Species composition of assemblages of Ceratomyxa (Myxozoa), parasites of lings Genypterus (Ophidiidae) in the southeastern Pacific Ocean: an ecomorphometric approach
    Mario George-Nascimento
    Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Católica de la Santísima, Concepcion, Casilla 297, Concepcion, Chile
    J Parasitol 90:1352-5. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi Henneguya pagri n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) causing cardiac henneguyosis in red sea bream, Pagrus major (Temminck & Schlegel)
    H Yokoyama
    Department of Aquatic Bioscience, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Fish Dis 28:479-87. 2005
    ..Partial small subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequences of H. pagri are closely related to those of H. lateolabracis infecting the bulbus arteriosus of Chinese sea bass, Lateolabrax sp...
  26. ncbi Molecular studies on the seasonal occurrence and development of five myxozoans in farmed Salmo trutta L
    A S Holzer
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    Parasitology 132:193-205. 2006
    ..Presporogonic stages of all other species had disappeared by September and mature spores were present from August onwards...
  27. ncbi Ultrastructural characteristics of the sporogenesis of genus Myxobolus infecting some Nile fishes in Egypt
    Fathy Abdel-Ghaffar
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Parasitol Res 95:167-71. 2005
    ..Although the cysts were observed in different organs, the pattern of sporogenesis was the same. Moreover, the sporogenesis found in the present study followed the usual pattern valid for most of the myxosporean genera studied...
  28. ncbi Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of Myxobolus bilobus n. sp. (Myxozoa) parasitizing Notemigonus crysoleucas (Cyprinidae) in Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada
    David K Cone
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dis Aquat Organ 66:227-32. 2005
    ..The study concludes that M. bilobus n. sp. is a member of a clade that has undergone radiation within cyprinid fishes of the 2 continents and that this evolution has involved both host and site switching...
  29. ncbi Supplemental diagnosis and molecular taxonomy of Myxobolus diaphanus (Fantham, Porter et Richardson, 1940) (Myxozoa) parasitizing Fundulus diaphanus (Cyprinodontiformes) in Nova Scotia, Canada
    David K Cone
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 52:217-22. 2005
    ..A phylogenetic analysis using 18S rDNA (878 bp) placed M. diaphanus in a terminal clade containing certain freshwater species of Henneguya, all of which occur in North America and have elongate spore bodies...
  30. ncbi A combined phage display ScFv library against Myxobolus rotundus infecting crucian carp, Carassius auratus auratus (L.), in China
    J Y Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei Province, PR China
    J Fish Dis 29:1-7. 2006
    ..rotundus serum binding to coated antigen, while the inhibition rate of monoclonal pCAN-6H9 phage particles was only 11.83%...
  31. ncbi Systemic infection of Kudoa lutjanus n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) in red snapper Lutjanus erythropterus from Taiwan
    Pei Chi Wang
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung 91201, Taiwan
    Dis Aquat Organ 67:115-24. 2005
    ..It is, therefore, proposed that the strains isolated from the diseased red snapper be assigned to a new species...
  32. ncbi Sphaerospora dicentrarchi and S. testicularis (Myxozoa: Sphaerosporidae) in farmed European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from Italy
    Maria Letizia Fioravanti
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria e Patologia Animale, Universita di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia, Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:208-10. 2004
    ..2%, offshore floating cages 41.6%) except for submersible cages (7.4%). S. testicularis was detected only in nine male fish from two intensive farms. The epidemiology and pathological effects of the parasites are discussed...
  33. ncbi Supplemental diagnosis of Kudoa funduli (Myxozoa) parasitizing Fundulus heteroclitus (Cyprinodontidae) from coastal northeastern North America
    Fabiola Akaishi
    Departmento de Biologia Celular, Universidad Federal do Parana, Caixa Postal 19031, Brazil
    J Parasitol 90:477-80. 2004
    ..funduli is a valid species and a member of a clade that includes Kudoa dianae Dyková, Avila, and Fiala, 2002, Kudoa miniauriculata Whitaker, Kent, and Sakanari, 1996, and Kudoa paniformis Kabata and Whitaker, 1981...
  34. ncbi Henneguya schizodon n. sp. (Myxozoa, Myxobolidae), a parasite of the Amazonian teleost fish Schizodon fasciatus (Characiformes, Anostomidae)
    J C Eiras
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, and CIIMAR, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, 4099 002 Porto, Portugal
    Parasite 11:169-73. 2004
    ..This comparison allows to consider the materials as a new species, and the name Henneguya schizodon n. sp. is proposed...
  35. ncbi Kudoa iwatai (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) in wild and cultured fish in the Red Sea: redescription and molecular phylogeny
    A Diamant
    Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Ltd, National Center for Mariculture, Eilat, Israel
    J Parasitol 91:1175-89. 2005
    ..Therefore, we conclude that K. iwatai is an Indo-Pacific species that, in the Red Sea, has extended its host range to include the allochthonous gilt-head sea bream, European sea bass, and grey mullet...
  36. ncbi Involvement of Manayunkia speciosa (Annelida: Polychaeta: Sabellidae) in the life cycle of Parvicapsula minibicornis, a myxozoan parasite of Pacific salmon
    Jerri L Bartholomew
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Nash Hall 220, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Parasitol 92:742-8. 2006
    ..This life cycle is 1 of only about 30 known from more than 1,350 myxozoan species, and only the second known from a freshwater polychaete...
  37. ncbi Myxosporean plasmodial infection associated with ulcerative lesions in young-of-the-year Atlantic menhaden in a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay, and possible links to Kudoa clupeidae
    R Reimschuessel
    US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Office of Research, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 53:143-66. 2003
    ..Our ultrastructural studies indicate that the plasmodial organisms, which are important in the etiology of the skin lesions, are myxozoans, and they may represent early stages of K. clupeidae...
  38. ncbi Characterisation of carbohydrate-binding sites in developmental stages of Myxobolus cerebralis
    Martin Knaus
    Fish Biology and Fish Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary, Institute for Zoology, University of Munich, Kaulbachstrasse 39, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Parasitol Res 97:505-14. 2005
    ..This is the first study to identify lectin activity in a myxozoan parasite; activity that is likely to play a role in the recognition systems involved in host specificity and the processes of spore attachment and invasion...
  39. ncbi Infection of Myxobolus galaxii (Myxozoa) in Galaxias maculatus (Osmeriformes: Galaxiidae) from northwestern Patagonian Andean lakes (Argentina)
    Veronica Flores
    CONICET UNC Laboratorio de Parasitología, Centro Regional Universitario Bariloche, Quintral 1250 8400, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
    J Parasitol 93:418-21. 2007
    ..Also, accumulation of plasmodia through the life span of fish was detected...
  40. ncbi A packed-bed filtration system for collection of Myxobolus cerebralis triactinomyxons
    Halcyon J Lukins
    Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit, U S Geological Survey, and Fish and Wildlife Management Program, Department of Ecology, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 19:234-41. 2007
    ..7-1.4/L. The packed-bed filtration system has the potential to quickly determine the temporal and spatial variation in infection risk and to test the efficacy of various management strategies...
  41. ncbi Myxozoan transmission via actinospores: new insights into mechanisms and adaptations for host invasion
    D M Kallert
    Institute of Zoology, Fish Biology and Fish Diseases, University of Munich, Kaulbachstrasse 37, D 80539 Munich, Germany
    Parasitology 134:1741-50. 2007
    ..An updated summary of the sequential course of events during host recognition and invasion by actinospores is given...
  42. ncbi Parvicapsula bicornis n. sp. and P. limandae n. sp. (Myxozoa, Parvicapsulidae) in Pleuronectidae (Teleostei, Heterosomata) from Denmark
    Marianne Køie
    Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, 3000 Helsingør, Denmark
    Dis Aquat Organ 76:123-9. 2007
    ..was examined with their partial small subunit rDNA (SSU rDNA) sequences. P. limandae n. sp. and P. asymmetrica appear to be closely related, while P. bicornis n. sp. and P. minibicornis are the most divergent members of the genus...
  43. ncbi Kudoa unicapsula n. sp. (Myxosporea: Kudoidae) a parasite of the Mediterranean mullets Liza ramada and L. aurata (Teleostei: Mugilidae)
    V M Yurakhno
    Institute of the Biology of the Southern Seas, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2, Nakhimov Street, 99011 Sevastopol, Ukraine
    Parasitol Res 101:1671-80. 2007
    ..unicapsula n. sp. indicates a close relationship and thus phylogenetic clustering together with K. trifolia, a myxozoan from the same host and the same geographical location...
  44. ncbi Longevity of Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis actinospore infectivity in the Klamath River
    J Scott Foott
    US Fish and Wildlife Service, California Nevada Fish Health Center, 24411 Coleman Hatchery Road, Anderson, California 96007, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 19:77-83. 2007
    ..minibicornis) or the prevalence of infection for both parasites. Actinospores of these myxosporean parasites have the potential to infect salmonids for at least 7 d after release from the alternate polychaete host...
  45. ncbi Relationships between four novel ceratomyxid parasites from the gall bladders of labrid fishes from Heron Island, Queensland, Australia
    Holly Heiniger
    Biodiversity Program, Queensland Museum, PO Box 3300, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
    Parasitol Int 57:158-65. 2008
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  46. ncbi Distribution and abundance of the salmonid parasite Parvicapsula minibicornis (Myxozoa) in the Klamath River basin (Oregon-California, U.S.A.)
    Jerri L Bartholomew
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, 220 Nash Hall, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 78:137-46. 2007
    ..High parasite prevalence in the lower Klamath River is likely a combined effect of high spore input from heavily infected, spawned adult salmon and the proximity to dense populations of polychaetes...
  47. ncbi A new species of myxozoan (Myxosporea) from the brain and spinal cord of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) from Idaho
    Carla I Hogge
    Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Eagle Fish Health Laboratory, 1800 Trout Road, Eagle, Idaho 83616, USA
    J Parasitol 94:218-22. 2008
    ..cerebralis, histological examination shows no host response to M. neurotropus n. sp. A diagnostic polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test is included as an aid in properly identifying the species...
  48. ncbi Replacement of the preoccupied name Davisia Laird 1953 and description of a new myxozoan species (Myxosporea: Sinuolineidae) from Sebastiscus marmoratus (Cuvier, 1829) in the East China Sea
    Yuanjun Zhao
    The Key Laboratory of Animal Biology of Chongqing, Chongqing Normal University, Chongqing 400047, China
    J Parasitol 94:269-79. 2008
    ..there was an indication of a demarcated appendage, but in some mature spores, no clear separation was apparent. Our findings suggest that future revision of this genus is warranted, particularly once DNA sequence data become available...
  49. ncbi Epizootiology of Myxobolus cerebralis, the causative agent of salmonid whirling disease in the Rock Creek drainage of west-central Montana
    Willard O Granath
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    J Parasitol 93:104-19. 2007
    ..Although a major habitat restoration project did not seem to have an effect on decreasing disease intensity, this was not surprising because the restored area was located just downstream from a "hotspot" of infected T. tubifex...
  50. ncbi Kudoa trifolia sp. n. - molecular phylogeny suggests a new spore morphology and unusual tissue location for a well-known genus
    A S Holzer
    Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    J Fish Dis 29:743-55. 2006
    ..trifolia showed that this species is deeply embedded in the genus Kudoa despite its aberrant morphology and host tissue location. This suggests important amendments to the morphological diagnosis of the genus Kudoa...
  51. ncbi [Thelohanellus bicornei n. sp. Myxosporidie (Myxosporea, Bivalvulida) a gill parasite of Labeo coubie Rüppel, 1832 (Osteichthyen, Cyprinidae) from Burkina Faso, West Africa]
    G B Kabre
    Laboratoire de Biologie et Physiologie Animale, Unité de Formation et de Recherche en Sciences de la Vie et de la Terre UFR SVT, université de Ouagadougou 03, BP 7021, Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso
    Parasite 9:219-23. 2002
    ..43 +/- 0.49 (8-9) microns in width. Horns length is 1 to 1.5 microns long. Polar capsule is piriform, it's length is 7.24 +/- 0.45 microns and the width 3.75 +/- 0.32 microns. The polar filament formed 10 turns...
  52. ncbi Immature stages and re-description of Henneguya suprabranchiae (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae), an intestinal parasite of the catfish Clarias gariepinus in the River Nile, Egypt
    Amina El-Mansy
    National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, 101 Kaser El Einii Street, Cairo, Egypt
    Dis Aquat Organ 51:179-86. 2002
    ..suprabranchiae spores. The main new morphological characteristics described are the number of polar filament coils, triangular thickening of the sporoplasm base, and a suture line visible only in lateral view...
  53. ncbi A new parvicapsulid (Myxosporea) species in adult pink salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, from the Quinsam River, British Columbia, Canada
    Simon Jones
    Pacific Biological Station, 3190 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, V9T 6N7 Canada
    J Parasitol 92:1313-8. 2006
    ..Concurrent infections with extrasporogonic stages of the myxosporean CKX, the microsporidian Loma salmonae, and a Myxidium sp. also were observed in the adult pink salmon...
  54. ncbi Myxobolus species (Myxozoa), parasites of fishes in the Okavango River and Delta, Botswana, including descriptions of two new species
    Cecilé C Reed
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of the Free State, P O Box 339, Bloemfontein, 9300, South Africa
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 49:81-8. 2002
    ..hydrocyni Kostoïngue et Toguebaye, 1994, M. nyongana (Fomena, Bouix et Birgi, 1985) and M. tilapiae Abolarin, 1974 are recorded for the first time in Botswana and descriptions of these species are provided...
  55. ncbi Myxobolus desaequalis n. sp. (Myxozoa, Myxosporea), parasite of the Amazonian freshwater fish, Apteronotus albifrons (Teleostei, Apteronotidae)
    Carlos Azevedo
    Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences and CIIMAR, University of Oporto, Lg Prof Abel Salazar no 2, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 49:485-8. 2002
    ..9 microm width, and an isofilar polar filament with 11 to 12 turns obliquely to the longitudinal axis; (smaller): 4.6 microm length, 2.8 microm width, and an isofilar polar filament with 4 to 5 turns, obliquely to the longitudinal axis...
  56. ncbi Ultrastructural aspects of the myxosporean Henneguya astyanax n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), a parasite of the Amazonian teleost Astyanax keithi (Characidae)
    P Vital
    Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences and CIIMAR, University of Oporto, Lg A Salazar no 2, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    Dis Aquat Organ 53:55-60. 2003
    ..The spores differed from those of previously described species. Based on spore morphology, it is concluded that this species belongs to the family Myxobolidae, genus Henneguya, and that it constitutes a new species: H. astyanax n. sp...
  57. ncbi Isolation of a subtilisin-like serine protease gene (MyxSubtSP) from spores of Myxobolus cerebralis, the causative agent of whirling disease
    Christoph Dörfler
    Institute of Zoology, Fish Biology and Fish Diseases, University of Munich, Kaulbachstrasse 37, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Dis Aquat Organ 73:245-51. 2007
    ..Rapid amplification of 5' and 3' cDNA ends (RACE) was used to generate the full length (1385 bp) gene, with a 429 bp open reading frame. The gene encompasses coding regions for a catalytic triad formed by Asp-74, His-100 and Ser-110...
  58. ncbi Parasite mediated mortality and host immune response explain age-related differences in blood parasitism in birds
    Daniel Sol
    Department of Biology, McGill University, 1205 Avenue Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1B1, Canada
    Oecologia 135:542-7. 2003
    ....
  59. ncbi Blood parasites in wood storks (Mycteria americana) from the southeastern United States
    Cody J Zabransky
    Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A and M University Kingsville, 700 University Boulevard, MSC 218, Kingsville, Texas 78363, USA
    J Parasitol 94:1178-9. 2008
    ..and microfilariae were not observed. Mean intensity of H. crumenium was 4.4 +/- 0.7 (SE) per 2,000 erythrocytes counted. All infected wood storks were subadult or adult and were from postbreeding dispersal sites in Mississippi...
  60. ncbi A new Haemogregarina species of the alligator snapping turtle, Macrochelys temminckii (Testudines: Chelydridae), in Georgia and Florida that produces macromeronts in circulating erythrocytes
    Sam R Telford
    Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Parasitol 95:208-14. 2009
    ..In tissues of the Placobdella spp. leech vectors, merogony occurs directly from sporozoites, forming merozoites that presumably are infective for the turtle host...
  61. ncbi Effect of the herbicide Roundup on Perkinsus olseni in vitro proliferation and in vivo survival when infecting a permissive host, the clam Ruditapes decussatus
    L M Elandalloussi
    CCMAR, University of Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, 8005 139 Faro, Portugal
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 80:512-5. 2008
    ..The effect of Roundup and glyphosate on P. olseni in vitro proliferation was also evaluated and appeared to confirm the higher toxicity of Roundup when compared with technical grade glyphosate...
  62. ncbi Observed occurrence of Tritrichomonas foetus and other enteric parasites in Australian cattery and shelter cats
    Sally A Bissett
    Department of Clinical Sciences, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 11:803-7. 2009
    ..5%, 9.8% and 4.9%, respectively. These results suggest the prevalence of T foetus in cattery-housed cats is currently much lower in Australia than in the USA, while Isospora and Giardia species infections are common...
  63. ncbi Renal myxozoanosis in crowned river turtles Hardella thurjii: description of the putative agent Myxidium hardella n. sp. by histopathology, electron microscopy, and DNA sequencing
    M M Garner
    Northwest ZooPath, Monroe, WA, USA
    Vet Pathol 42:589-95. 2005
    ..with strong bootstrap support. This myxozoan agent appears to be a significant pathogen in H. thurjii on the basis of morphologic changes in the kidneys of in the infected turtles...
  64. ncbi Myxobolus cordeiroi n. sp., a parasite of Zungaro jahu (Siluriformes: Pimelodiade) from Brazilian Pantanal: morphology, phylogeny and histopathology
    E A Adriano
    Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Diadema, SP, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 162:221-9. 2009
    ..The development of the parasite in the cornea and urinary bladder caused considerable stretching of the epithelium...
  65. ncbi Non-curative, but prophylactic effects of paromomycin in Histomonas meleagridis-infected turkeys and its effect on performance in non-infected turkeys
    Nele Bleyen
    Division of Gene Technology, Department of Biosystems, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Catholic University Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 30, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Vet Parasitol 165:248-55. 2009
    ..In conclusion, paromomycin can be used as a new prophylactic measure in the control of histomonosis in turkeys...
  66. ncbi Phagocytosis of the protozoan parasite, Marteilia sydneyi, by Sydney rock oyster (Saccostrea glomerata) hemocytes
    Rhiannon P Kuchel
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia
    J Invertebr Pathol 104:97-104. 2010
    ..Overall, the data suggest that Sydney rock oyster hemocytes can recognise and phagocytose M. sydneyi, and that resistance against QX disease may be associated with enhanced phagolysosomal activity in QXR oysters...
  67. pmc PCR detection and molecular characterization of Pentatrichomonas hominis from feces of dogs with diarrhea in the Republic of Korea
    Yun Ah Kim
    Division of Malaria and Parasitic Disease, National Institute of Health, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 48:9-13. 2010
    ..hominis 18S rRNA genes in 3 of the 14 puppies (1 female and 2 males; 1 aged 2 months and 2 aged 9 months). This phylogenetic analysis established that P. hominis belonged to the 1st clade, which is comprised of Bos taurus and Felines...
  68. ncbi Responding to Pfiesteria piscicida (the fish killer): phantomatic ontologies, indeterminacy, and responsibility in toxic microbiology
    Astrid Schrader
    Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY 10708, USA
    Soc Stud Sci 40:275-306. 2010
    ..Finally, I introduce a new kind of scientific object that--borrowing from Derrida--I call phantomatic. Phantoms don't emerge as such, but appear as traces and are associated with specific matters of concern...
  69. ncbi Myxobolus insignis sp. n. (Myxozoa, Myxosporea, Myxobolidae), a parasite of the Amazonian teleost fish Semaprochilodus insignis (Osteichthyes, Prochilodontidae)
    J C Eiras
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, CIIMAR, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, 4099 002 Porto, Portugal
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 100:245-7. 2005
    ..2 (3-5) microm wide, and the polar filament formed 6 coils slightly obliquely to the axis of the polar capsule. An intercapsular appendix was present. There was no mucous envelope or distinct iodinophilous vacuole...
  70. ncbi Detection of Tritrichomonas foetus in cats in Greece
    Panagiotis G Xenoulis
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 12:831-3. 2010
    ..The present study confirms for the first time the presence of T foetus in cats in Greece and suggests that T foetus infection is often asymptomatic in older cats...
  71. ncbi Tritrichomonas foetus
    D Owen Rae
    Food Animal Reproduction and Medicine Service, Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100136, Gainesville, FL 32610 0136, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 22:595-611. 2006
    ..Improvements in culture technique and the application of newer methods, such as polymerase chain reaction, enhance the likelihood of detecting infected animals...
  72. ncbi Cloning, expression and evaluation of the efficacy of a recombinant Eimeria tenella sporozoite antigen in birds
    B Mohana Subramanian
    Indian Immunologicals Limited, Research and Development, Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500032, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Vaccine 26:3489-96. 2008
    ..Our data indicate recombinant EtMIC1 is able to impart partial protection against homologous challenge in chicken. Inclusion of more invasion proteins may improve the efficacy of prophylactic vaccine against Coccidiosis...
  73. ncbi Efficacy of a herbal product against Histomonas meleagridis after experimental infection of turkey poults
    Hafez Mohamed Hafez
    Institute of Poultry Diseases, Free University Berlin, Germany
    Arch Anim Nutr 60:436-42. 2006
    ....
  74. ncbi The life cycle of Chloromyxum auratum (Myxozoa) from goldfish, Carassius auratus (L.), involves an antonactinomyxon actinospore
    S D Atkinson
    School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Fish Dis 30:149-56. 2007
    ..This is the first life cycle that incorporates an actinospore of the collective group Antonactinomyxon, and the first life cycle demonstrated in the laboratory for a species of Chloromyxum...
  75. ncbi Innate and adaptive immune responses of turbot, Scophthalmus maximus (L.), following experimental infection with Enteromyxum scophthalmi (Myxosporea: Myxozoa)
    A Sitja-Bobadilla
    Instituto de Acuicultura de Torre de la Sal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Torre de la Sal s n, 12595 Ribera de Cabanes, Castellon, Spain
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 21:485-500. 2006
    ..e.; also, a significant decrease occurred in serum lysozyme at 29 days p.e. No specific antibodies against the parasite were detected in any sampling...
  76. ncbi Detection of Histomonas meleagridis DNA in different organs after natural and experimental infections of meat turkeys
    R Hauck
    Institute of Poultry Diseases, Free University Berlin, Königsweg 63, 14163, Berlin, Germany
    Avian Dis 50:35-8. 2006
    ..Also, histomonad DNA could not be detected in examined cecal and lung samples from the noninfected control group...
  77. ncbi Myxozoan pathogens in cultured Malaysian fishes. II. Myxozoan infections of redtail catfish Hemibagrus nemurus in freshwater cage cultures
    K Molnar
    Veterinary Medical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, PO Box 18, 1581 Budapest, Hungary
    Dis Aquat Organ 68:219-26. 2006
    ..hemibagri developed in the capillary network of the lamellae. H. basifilamentalis sp. n. had large oval plasmodia located deep among the filaments just above the gill arch...
  78. ncbi Molecular detection and characterization of Cytauxzoon felis and a Babesia species in cougars from Florida
    Michael J Yabsley
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:366-74. 2006
    ..and that some individuals are infected with both organisms. The infectivity and pathogenicity of this Babesia sp. for domestic cats is unknown. This represents the first report of a feline Babesia sp. in North America...
  79. ncbi Contribution of food deprivation to the immune response in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) vaccinated against Cryptobia salmositica and Aeromonas salmonicida
    Saeid Reza Nourollahi-Fard
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
    Acta Vet Hung 56:197-206. 2008
    ..ELISA titres against A. salmonicida increased after vaccination and decreased after 5 weeks. The titres increased again after the vaccinated fish were given booster, and they were higher than those in the first vaccinated fish...
  80. ncbi Vector-borne infections in cats: molecular study in Barcelona area (Spain)
    Maria Dolores Tabar
    Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08193, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 151:332-6. 2008
    ..However, it is important to maintain a high index of suspicion on these infectious diseases, both in sick and asymptomatic cats, and molecular techniques could aid in the identification of these pathogens...
  81. ncbi Cell-mediated cytotoxicity is the main innate immune mechanism involved in the cellular defence of gilthead seabream (Teleostei: Sparidae) against Enteromyxum leei (Myxozoa)
    A Cuesta
    Fish Innate Immune System Group, Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
    Parasite Immunol 28:657-65. 2006
    ..These data demonstrate that cytotoxic activity may have an important role in the defence of gilthead seabream against the myxosporean E. leei. Immunological implications of E. leei infections are discussed...
  82. doi The first report of Hepatozoon sp. (Apicomplexa: Hepatozoidae) in neotropical felids from Brazil
    Betina Metzger
    Vet Parasitol 152:28-33. 2008
    ..from domestic cats in Spain. Hepatozoon species from Neotropical felids were identified molecularly and characterized for the first time. This is also the first report of Hepatozoon infection in a little spotted cat...
  83. ncbi Development and release of a malacosporean (Myxozoa) from Plumatella repens (Bryozoa: Phylactolaemata)
    David John Morris
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 49:25-34. 2002
    ..Release of spores from the bryozoans was observed associated with the lophophore of the host. The use of experimental bryozoan cultures for the examination of malacosporeans is described and discussed...
  84. ncbi Effect of subcutaneously administered diclazuril on the output of Eimeria species oocysts by experimentally infected rabbits
    B L Pan
    College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, China
    Vet Rec 162:153-5. 2008
    ..The burden of oocysts in the livers of the therapeutic groups (4000 to 9000) were significantly lower (P<0.05) than in the inoculated but untreated control group (23,000), but higher than in the prophylactic groups (around 1000)...
  85. ncbi A preliminary survey of gastrointestinal and haemoparasites of beef cattle in the tropical livestock farming system in Nan Province, northern Thailand
    Morakot Kaewthamasorn
    Veterinary Parasitology Unit, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Henri Dunant Rd, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand
    Parasitol Res 99:306-8. 2006
    ..2% (4) trypanosome, and 1% (1) microfilariae. The high rate of parasitic infections in these areas might be related to the poor management by the farmers, such as sharing the same grazing pasture...
  86. ncbi A new species of Cytauxzoon from Pallas' cats caught in Mongolia and comments on the systematics and taxonomy of piroplasmids
    Mason V Reichard
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 74048, USA
    J Parasitol 91:420-6. 2005
    ..As currently arranged, Babesia and Theileria are paraphyletic taxa and are in need of reorganization...
  87. ncbi Initial infection, distribution, and seasonal occurrence of Hoferellus gilsoni (Myxozoa) within a population of Anguilla rostrata (Anguillidae) in southern Nova Scotia
    J Melendy
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Parasitol 87:957-60. 2001
    ..Data from the study indicate that immediate infection of young elvers entering the system, effective spore dispersal, and a seasonally extended sporogenesis all contribute to the ubiquitous presence of the parasite in the eel population...
  88. ncbi Evaluation of a vector-control strategy of haemorrhagic thelohanellosis in carp, caused by Thelohanellus hovorkai (Myxozoa)
    Yasoja S Liyanage
    Department of Aquatic Bioscience, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Yayoi 1 1 1, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    Dis Aquat Organ 55:31-5. 2003
    ..We propose that ecological control of oligochaete fauna by environmental management is a promising strategy against myxozoan diseases...
  89. ncbi Identification of fish-parasitic Myxobolus (Myxosporea) species using a combined PCR-RFLP method
    E Eszterbauer
    Veterinary Medical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
    Dis Aquat Organ 44:35-9. 2001
    ..The cleavage patterns generated by 2 frequent cutter restriction enzymes (HinfI and MspI) were suitable for the differentiation of the examined Myxobolus species...
  90. ncbi Persistent infection of Myxobolus cerebralis, the causative agent of salmonid whirling disease, in Tubifex tubifex
    M A Gilbert
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula 59812-4824, USA
    J Parasitol 87:101-7. 2001
    ..These findings open the possibility of a seasonal periodicity in TAM release by T. tubifex...
  91. ncbi Breaking the species barrier: use of SCID mouse-human chimeras for the study of human infectious diseases
    Paul H Davis
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8051, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cell Microbiol 5:849-60. 2003
    ..In this review, we summarize recent studies that have used mouse-human chimeras to understand the pathophysiology of specific bacterial and protozoan infections...
  92. ncbi Epizootiology and histopathology of Parvicapsula sp. in coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch
    William T Yasutake
    US Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, Western Fisheries Research Center, 6505 Northeast 65th Street, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 56:215-21. 2003
    ..The kidney had been the only infection site reported for Parvicapsula sp. in previous studies of coho salmon...
  93. ncbi Prevalence and infection intensity of the ovarian parasite Marteilioides chungmuensis during an annual reproductive cycle of the oyster Crassostrea gigas
    Thao T T Ngo
    School of Applied Marine Science, College of Ocean Science, Cheju National University, 1 Ara 1 Dong, Jeju, Jeju do 690 756, Korea
    Dis Aquat Organ 56:259-67. 2003
    ..4%) and December (16.3%) carried a large quantity of ripe but M. chungmuensis-infected eggs, suggesting that infection also causes spawning failure by delaying spawning and destroying ripe oocytes...
  94. ncbi Cyclosporin A, but not bursectomy, abolishes the protective immunity of chickens against Leucocytozoon caulleryi
    T Isobe
    National Institute of Animal Health, 3 1 1 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Dev Comp Immunol 24:433-41. 2000
    ..These results suggest that cell-mediated immunity plays an important role in the development of resistance of chickens against reinfection with L. caulleryi...
  95. pmc Genetic and antigenic evidence supports the separation of Hepatozoon canis and Hepatozoon americanum at the species level
    G Baneth
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 38:1298-301. 2000
    ..canis and anti-H. americanum sera against H. canis gamonts. Sequence analysis of 368 bases near the 3' end of the 18S rRNA gene from each species revealed a pairwise difference of 13.59%...
  96. ncbi Identical ribosomal DNA sequence data from Pfiesteria piscicida (Dinophyceae) isolates with different toxicity phenotypes
    Torstein Tengs
    Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 725 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Environ Res 93:88-91. 2003
    ..piscicida are linked to factors other than genetic strain variation detectable by ribosomal gene sequence analyses...
  97. ncbi Hepatocystosis in a baboon (Papio anubis)
    C J Zeiss
    Section of Comparative Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci 40:41-2. 2001
    ..Transmission requires an insect vector, therefore infection with Hepatocystis sp. has minimal implications for colony health. There is no known danger of transmission to humans...
  98. ncbi Biological aspects of a Brazilian strain of Entamoeba dispar
    C Furst
    Amebiasis Laboratory, Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av Antonio Carlos 6627, 31270 901 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Pathologica 94:22-7. 2002
    ..Based on these results we suggest that diagnosis of amebiasis needs to be made with more care and that clinical and therapeutical procedures need to be revised...
  99. ncbi Testicular myxosporidiasis in anurans, with a description of Myxobolus fallax n. sp
    R K Browne
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Syst Parasitol 52:97-110. 2002
    ..In addition to this new species, data from archival samples of M. hylae are provided which show two morphologically distinct spore types. Both appeared rarely in the same pseudocysts and we cautiously retain the single species...
  100. ncbi Response of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss to exposure to Myxobolus cerebralis above and below a point source of infectivity in the upper Colorado River
    Kevin G Thompson
    Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 49:171-8. 2002
    ..Many more M. cerebralis actinospores were observed from water filtration at the 2 sites immediately below the reservoir compared to the other sites...
  101. ncbi Survey of South Polar skuas (Catharacta maccormicki) for blood parasites in the Vestfold Hills region of Antarctica
    Hugh I Jones
    Department of Microbiology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 38:213-5. 2002
    ..These findings confirm results of previous smaller studies, and provide baseline data for this species...

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  1. NO& Epithelial Repair in Cryptosporidiosis
    Jody Gookin; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Role of iNOS and CAT-2 in defense against CP infection
    Jody Gookin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..parvum infection. The PI is presently in the 3rd year of a 5-year K08 from NIDDK. These studies are anticipated to generate key preliminary data for the PI's first R01 application ..
  3. Behavioral Genetics and Toxic Response
    Edward Levin; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  4. Marine Toxin Impacts on Neurobehavioral Function
    Edward Levin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The forum will provide an opportunity for methodological and theoretical issues to be integrated in the context of each talk as well as in a discussion session at the end of the symposium. ..
  5. Nicotinic-Antipsychotic Drug Interactions and Cognition
    Edward Levin; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  6. Adolescence: A Sensitive Period for Nicotine Addiction
    Edward Levin; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  7. BORRELIA EVOLUTION AND POPULATION STRUCTURE
    Stephen Rich; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Genetics & Population Structure of Plasmodium falciparum
    Stephen Rich; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This work will increase our understanding of the genomic evolution of this parasite will yield valuable information for evaluating appropriate strategies for intervening in disease transmission. ..