Identification of the Echinococcus (hydatid disease) organisms using cloned DNA markers.

Abstract:

:Cloned DNA fragments of the ribosomal RNA gene of Schistosoma mansoni hybridise strongly to Echinococcus DNA following restriction endonuclease and Southern transfer analysis. Individuals within a strain of E. granulosus exhibit identical patterns of hybridisation. However, the hybridisation patterns show significant differences between E. granulosus and E. multilocularis, and between the horse and sheep strains of E. granulosus. This technique represents a powerful, additional method for the identification and characterisation of new isolates of E. granulosus and E. multilocularis.

journal_name

Mol Biochem Parasitol

authors

McManus DP,Simpson AJ

doi

10.1016/0166-6851(85)90016-7

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

1985-11-01 00:00:00

pages

171-8

issue

2

eissn

0166-6851

issn

1872-9428

pii

0166-6851(85)90016-7

journal_volume

17

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