Neuroanatomy of Cysticercus cellulosae (Cestoda) as revealed by acetylcholinesterase and nonspecific esterase histochemistry.


:The nervous system of Cysticercus cellulosae, the metacestode stage of the tapeworm Taenia solium, was delineated using histochemical methods for the localization of the enzyme markers; nonspecific esterase and acetylcholinesterase. The main features of the nervous system include a pair of cerebral ganglia, a circumcerebral nerve ring, a rostellar nerve ring, and anterior and posterior nerves and their branches. The posterior nerves form a subtegumental network in the strobila and the bladder wall. A nerve network around excretory tubules could also be demonstrated, suggesting neuronal control of excretion in the metacestode. No sheath was observed around the nervous system. The morphological features described suggest "cephalization" of the nervous system in this parasite.


Parasitol Res


Parasitology research


Vasantha S,Kumar BV,Roopashree SD,Das S,Shankar SK




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  • Development of an indirect immunofluorescence technique for the diagnosis of toxoplasmosis in bottlenose dolphins.

    abstract::The diagnosis of toxoplasmosis is often complicated by the lack of specific clinical symptoms or postmortem features, in humans and other animals. The only diagnostic test described so far for the serological diagnosis of Toxoplasma gondii in marine mammals is the modified agglutination test (Dubey et al., Am J Vet Re...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bernal-Guadarrama MJ,Salichs J,Almunia J,García-Parraga D,Fernández-Gallardo N,Santana-Morales MÁ,Pacheco V,Afonso-Lehmann RN,Déniz D,Lorenzo-Morales J,Valladares B,Martínez-Carretero E

    更新日期:2014-02-01 00:00:00

  • In vitro effects of gliotoxin, a natural proteasome inhibitor, on the infectivity and proteolytic activity of Toxoplasma gondii.

    abstract::We examined the in vitro effect of increasing gliotoxin concentrations on the infectivity of Toxoplasma gondii for NIH-3T3 murine fibroblasts and on Toxoplasma chymotrypsin-like activity, which is specific to the proteasome. Parasite penetration of host cells was not modified by a high gliotoxin concentration (1 micro...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Paugam A,Creuzet C,Dupouy-Camet J,Roisin P

    更新日期:2002-08-01 00:00:00

  • Balamuthia mandrillaris, an opportunistic agent of granulomatous amebic encephalitis, infects the brain via the olfactory nerve pathway.

    abstract::Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living ameba and an opportunistic agent of lethal granulomatous amebic encephalitis (GAE) in humans and other mammals. Its supposed routes of infection have been largely assumed from what is known about Acanthamoeba spp. and Naegleria fowleri, other free-living amebae and opportunisti...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kiderlen AF,Laube U

    更新日期:2004-09-01 00:00:00

  • Fine structure and cytochemical analysis of the intestinal wall along the body of adult female of Litomosoides chagasfilhoi (Nematoda: Filarioidea).

    abstract::Litomosoides chagasfilhoi is a filariid nematode parasite of the abdominal cavity of the wild rodent Akodon cursor (Winge, 1887), that has been described and used in Brazil as a new model for human filariasis. The fine structure of the intestine of this nematode was analyzed based on observations made by light and tra...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: de Moraes Neto AH,Cunha GS,Ferreira TF,de Carvalho SN,Guimarães EV,de Souza W

    更新日期:2006-05-01 00:00:00

  • Fasciola hepatica: disruption of spermatogenesis by the microfilament inhibitor cytochalasin B.

    abstract::The distribution of actin filaments in the spermatogenic cells of Fasciola hepatica was determined using a fluorescent derivative of phalloidin. Actin was localised primarily in the region of separation of a secondary spermatogonium from a primary spermatogonium, in the inner faces at the centre of four-cell clusters ...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Stitt AW,Fairweather I,Johnston CF

    更新日期:1991-01-01 00:00:00

  • In vitro antiplasmodial activity and cytotoxicity of crude extracts and compounds from the stem bark of Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth (Bignoniaceae).

    abstract::In order to assess the potential of the stem bark of Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth as source of new anti-malarial leads, n-hexane and ethyl acetate (EtOAc) extracts and four compounds isolated from the stem bark were screened in vitro against the chloroquine-resistant W-2 and two field isolates of Plasmodium falciparu...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Zofou D,Kengne AB,Tene M,Ngemenya MN,Tane P,Titanji VP

    更新日期:2011-06-01 00:00:00

  • A SYBR green I real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay for detection and quantification of Trichomonas gallinae.

    abstract::Trichomonas gallinae are parasitic flagellates of importance in wild and domestic birds. The parasite is worldwide distributed, and Columbine birds are its main host. Current research focuses mostly on epidemiological and phylogenetic studies. However, there is still a lack of knowledge regarding parasite-host interac...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Rentería-Solís Z,Nguyen-Ho-Bao T,Taha S,Daugschies A

    更新日期:2020-11-01 00:00:00

  • Haemosporidian parasites of resident and wintering migratory birds in The Bahamas.

    abstract::In temperate regions, some avian haemosporidian parasites have evolved seasonal transmission strategies, with chronic infections relapsing during spring and transmission peaking during the hosts' breeding season. Because lineages with seasonal transmission strategies are unlikely to produce gametocytes in winter, we p...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Soares L,Young EI,Ricklefs RE

    更新日期:2020-05-01 00:00:00

  • Efficacy of eprinomectin against Toxacara canis in dogs.

    abstract::This study was made to investigate efficacy of eprinomectin against to Toxocara canis in dogs. In the study, 20 stray dogs naturally infected with T. canis were divided into two groups as treatment (ten dogs) and control (ten dogs). Eprinomectin (100 microg/kg, Eprinex 250 ml) was given to treatment group dogs orally,...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kozan E,Sevimli FK,Birdane FM,Adanir R

    更新日期:2008-02-01 00:00:00

  • Troglostrongylus brevior is the dominant lungworm infecting feral cats in Jerusalem.

    abstract::Feline lungworms infect the respiratory tract of wild and domestic cats, causing infection often associated with clinical disease. Until recently, Aelurostrongylus abstrusus has been considered the most relevant species of lungworm, while Troglostrongylus brevior was considered of less significance. Fecal samples of f...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Salant H,Yasur-Landau D,Rojas A,Otranto D,Mazuz ML,Baneth G

    更新日期:2020-10-01 00:00:00

  • Mechanical recovery of inhibited cyathostomin larvae from equine intestinal tissue.

    abstract::The Stomacher is very widely used in food and medical research for extracting tissues. To determine whether nematode larvae were disrupted by the Stomacher, L3 larvae of Haemonchus contortus were homogenised for up to 40 min at full power but no larval disruption occurred. Therefore, tissue from the mucosa and submuco...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Glover ID,Henry GM,Townsend NB,Coles GC

    更新日期:2009-08-01 00:00:00

  • Origin, differentiation and functional ultrastructure of egg envelopes in the cestode Echinococcus multilocularis Leuckart, 1863 (Cyclophyllidea: Taeniidae).

    abstract::The origin, differentiation and functional ultrastructure of oncospheral or egg envelopes in Echinococcus multilocularis Leuckart, 1863 were studied by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and cytochemistry. The purpose of our study is to describe the formation of the four primary embryonic envelopes, namely vitelli...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Świderski Z,Miquel J,Azzouz-Maache S,Pétavy AF

    更新日期:2017-07-01 00:00:00

  • New host and locality records of two nematode parasites Dujardinnascaris mujibii (Heterocheilidae) and Hysterothylacium aduncum (Anisakidae) from the common seabream Pagrus pagrus: a light and scanning electron microscopic study.

    abstract::In the present study, the morphology and morphometric characterization of Dujardinnascaris mujibii (Heterocheilidae) and Hysterothylacium aduncum (Anisakidae), new nematode parasites infecting the sea bream Pagrus pagrus (Osteichthyes, Sparidae), were described for the first time from the Gulf of Suez and Hurghada Cit...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Morsy K,Bashtar AR,Abdel-Ghaffar F,Mostafa N

    更新日期:2013-02-01 00:00:00

  • Ultrastructural hepatic alterations in hamsters and jirds after experimental infection with the liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini.

    abstract::Changes in the hepatocytes of male hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) and jirds (Meriones unguiculatus) at 220 days after experimental infection with the liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini were studied by light and electron microscopy. The hepatocytes of the control group were characterized by an intracellular compartmen...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Adam R,Hinz E,Sithithaworn P,Pipitgool V,Storch V

    更新日期:1993-01-01 00:00:00

  • Molecular study on three morphotypes of Demodex mites (Acarina: Demodicidae) from dogs.

    abstract::Canine demodicosis is a severe and highly prevalent dermatologic disease in dogs. Pet dogs can be affected by three recognized Demodex species that can produce clinical effects. In this paper, three morphological types of Demodex mites have been isolated from Spanish dogs. A complete morphobiometrical study of each on...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: de Rojas M,Riazzo C,Callejón R,Guevara D,Cutillas C

    更新日期:2012-11-01 00:00:00

  • Anticoccidial activities of Chitosan on Eimeria papillata-infected mice.

    abstract::Eimeria spp. multiply within the intestinal tract causing severe inflammatory responses. Chitosan (CS), meanwhile, has been shown to exhibit anti-inflammatory activities in different experimental models. Here, we investigated the effect of CS on the outcome of inflammation caused by Eimeria papillata in the mouse inte...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Abdel-Latif M,Abdel-Haleem HM,Abdel-Baki AA

    更新日期:2016-07-01 00:00:00

  • Antimalarial activity of Bergenia ciliata (Haw.) Sternb. against Plasmodium berghei.

    abstract::The emergence of resistance against most of the drugs in current use against malaria has aggravated the disease burden in endemic regions. Several plants species have been used for treatment of malaria in traditional/cultural health systems. Bergenia ciliata, used traditionally for treatment of fever by local communit...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Walter NS,Bagai U,Kalia S

    更新日期:2013-09-01 00:00:00

  • Localization and immunogenicity of a low molecular weight antigen of Eimeria tenella.

    abstract::A low molecular weight (LMW) antigen recognized by a murine monoclonal antibody (C(3)4F(1)) was localized within endogenous stages of Eimeria tenella (USDA strain 80). Using indirect fluorescent antibody assay and immunoelectron microscopy, the LMW antigen was found in: sporozoites, first, second and third generation ...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tennyson SA,Barta JR

    更新日期:2000-06-01 00:00:00

  • Correlation between genotypes of tRNA-linked short tandem repeats in Entamoeba nuttalli isolates and the geographical distribution of host rhesus macaques.

    abstract::Several polymorphic markers, including serine-rich protein genes, have been used for the genotyping of isolates from the morphologically indistinguishable protozoan parasites Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar, and Entamoeba nuttalli. Genotypes of tRNA-linked short tandem repeats (STRs) are highly polymorphic, bu...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Feng M,Komiyama T,Yanagi T,Cheng X,Sherchand JB,Tachibana H

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • Parthenogenesis in the genus Schistosoma: electrophoretic evidence for this reproduction system in S. japonicum and S. mansoni.

    abstract::Mixed infections with Schistosoma japonicum and S. mansoni were carried out in mice. S. japonicum females paired with S. mansoni males developed normally and produced numerous viable eggs; very little sperm was found in the female genital tract. The eggs yielded many miracidia infective to Oncomelania hupensis, the ho...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Imbert-Establet D,Xia M,Jourdane J

    更新日期:1994-01-01 00:00:00

  • Further evidence for the occurrence of a distinct strain of Echinococcus granulosus in European pigs.

    abstract::The morphology, adult development and genetic characteristics of Echinococcus granulosus isolated from pigs in Poland were examined and compared with those of other recognised strains of E. granulosus. The isolates were characterised by their distinct morphology, rapid maturation and unique DNA hybridisation profiles....

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Eckert J,Thompson RC,Lymbery AJ,Pawlowski ZS,Gottstein B,Morgan UM

    更新日期:1993-01-01 00:00:00

  • The first detection of Neospora caninum DNA in the colostrum of infected cows.

    abstract::Limited data is available on the vertical transmission of Neospora caninum via the colostrum. The results of our previous research revealed the presence of N. caninum DNA in the milk of seropositive cows. The aim of the present work is to demonstrate parasite DNA in colostrum samples. A polymerase chain reaction using...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Moskwa B,Pastusiak K,Bien J,Cabaj W

    更新日期:2007-02-01 00:00:00

  • Detection and genotyping of Cryptosporidium from brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) captured in an urban area of Japan.

    abstract::We investigated the prevalence and genotypes of Cryptosporidium parasite in 50 brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) inhabiting an urban area of Japan. Fecal samples collected from the animals were examined by an immuno-fluorescence assay (IFA). Genomic DNA was extracted directly from fecal sample of each animal and nested P...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kimura A,Edagawa A,Okada K,Takimoto A,Yonesho S,Karanis P

    更新日期:2007-05-01 00:00:00

  • Density of environmental Acanthamoeba and their responses to superheating disinfection.

    abstract::Exposure to viable Acanthamoeba may cause fatal encephalitis and blinding keratitis in humans. Quantification of environmental Acanthamoeba by a reliable analytical assay is essential to assess the risk of human exposure and efficacy of control measures (e.g., superheating). Two DNA binding dyes (ethidium monoazide (E...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Chang CW,Lu LW,Kuo CL,Hung NT

    更新日期:2013-11-01 00:00:00

  • The role of dogs in transmission of Ascaris lumbricoides for humans.

    abstract::The dog's role as a definitive host for a number of zoonotic parasites has been widely studied and recognized as being a significant public health problem worldwide. This study aimed to report, for the first time, our investigation into the role of dogs as a biological transmitter for Ascaris lumbricoides, via necrops...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Shalaby HA,Abdel-Shafy S,Derbala AA

    更新日期:2010-04-01 00:00:00

  • Contrasting patterns of structural host specificity of two species of Heligmosomoides nematodes in sympatric rodents.

    abstract::Host specificity is a fundamental property of parasites. Whereas most studies focus on measures of specificity on host range, only few studies have considered quantitative aspects such as infection intensity or prevalence. The relative importance of these quantitative aspects is still unclear, mainly because of method...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Clough D,Råberg L

    更新日期:2014-12-01 00:00:00

  • Do parasites influence behavioural traits of wild and hatchery-reared Murray cod, Maccullochella peelii?

    abstract::This study aimed to investigate the links between parasites and behavioural traits of juvenile Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii). The Murray cod is an endangered Australian freshwater fish for which restocking programs are in place and there is a growing human consumption market. However, little is known about the pa...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Shamsi S,Rogers L,Sales E,Kopf RK,Freire R

    更新日期:2021-01-06 00:00:00

  • Anisakis infection in allis shad, Alosa alosa (Linnaeus, 1758), and twaite shad, Alosa fallax (Lacépède, 1803), from Western Iberian Peninsula Rivers: zoonotic and ecological implications.

    abstract::Spawning individuals of allis shad, Alosa alosa (Linnaeus, 1758), and twaite shad, Alosa fallax (Lacépède, 1803), were sampled from three rivers on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula (Ulla, Minho, Mondego) during 2008 to 2013 to assess the presence of the zoonotic marine parasite Anisakis spp. larvae. The res...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bao M,Mota M,Nachón DJ,Antunes C,Cobo F,Garci ME,Pierce GJ,Pascual S

    更新日期:2015-06-01 00:00:00

  • Adjuvant effect of ginsenoside-based nanoparticles (ginsomes) on the recombinant vaccine against Eimeria tenella in chickens.

    abstract::An experiment was conducted to study the adjuvant effect of ginsomes on the recombinant profilin in coccidian-infected breeding birds. Three-day-old chickens were vaccinated with Eimeria tenella recombinant profilin antigen (10, 50, and 100 μg per chicken) with or without 50 μg ginsomes per chicken. The boost vaccinat...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Zhang DF,Xu H,Sun BB,Li JQ,Zhou QJ,Zhang HL,Du AF

    更新日期:2012-06-01 00:00:00

  • Eimeria vermiformis infection reduces goblet cells by multiplication in the crypt cells of the small intestine of C57BL/6 mice.

    abstract::In the gastrointestinal mucosa, mucus produced by goblet cells plays an important role in the defense against various pathogens. It is well known that some helminth parasites are able to up-regulate goblet cell numbers and alter the mucus components. However, the nature of the interactions between the protozoan parasi...

    journal_title:Parasitology research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Linh BK,Hayashi T,Horii Y

    更新日期:2009-03-01 00:00:00