Angiostrongylus: A genus of parasitic nematodes of the superfamily METASTRONGYLOIDEA. Two species, ANGIOSTRONGYLUS CANTONENSIS and A. vasorum, infest the lungs of rats and dogs, respectively. A. cantonensis is transmissible to man where it causes frequently fatal infection of the central nervous system.Angiostrongylus cantonensis: A species of parasitic nematodes distributed throughout the Pacific islands that infests the lungs of domestic rats. Human infection, caused by consumption of raw slugs and land snails, results in eosinophilic meningitis.Strongylida Infections: Infections with nematodes of the order STRONGYLIDA.Meningitis: Inflammation of the coverings of the brain and/or spinal cord, which consist of the PIA MATER; ARACHNOID; and DURA MATER. Infections (viral, bacterial, and fungal) are the most common causes of this condition, but subarachnoid hemorrhage (HEMORRHAGES, SUBARACHNOID), chemical irritation (chemical MENINGITIS), granulomatous conditions, neoplastic conditions (CARCINOMATOUS MENINGITIS), and other inflammatory conditions may produce this syndrome. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1994, Ch24, p6)Metastrongyloidea: A superfamily of nematodes of the order STRONGYLIDA. Characteristics include a fluid-filled outer layer of cuticle and a reduced mouth and bursa.Eosinophilia: Abnormal increase of EOSINOPHILS in the blood, tissues or organs.Snails: Marine, freshwater, or terrestrial mollusks of the class Gastropoda. Most have an enclosing spiral shell, and several genera harbor parasites pathogenic to man.Food Parasitology: The presence of parasites in food and food products. For the presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in food, FOOD MICROBIOLOGY is available.Meningoencephalitis: An inflammatory process involving the brain (ENCEPHALITIS) and meninges (MENINGITIS), most often produced by pathogenic organisms which invade the central nervous system, and occasionally by toxins, autoimmune disorders, and other conditions.Central Nervous System Helminthiasis: Infections of the BRAIN; SPINAL CORD; or MENINGES caused by HELMINTHS (parasitic worms).Gastropoda: A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of SNAILS and slugs. The former have coiled external shells and the latter usually lack shells.Gnathostoma: A genus of parasitic nematodes that occurs in mammals including man. Infection in humans is either by larvae penetrating the skin or by ingestion of uncooked fish.Animal Distribution: A process by which animals in various forms and stages of development are physically distributed through time and space.Nematode Infections: Infections by nematodes, general or unspecified.Ailuridae: A family in the suborder Caniformia, Order CARNIVORA, comprised of one genus Ailurus, the lesser pandas.DNA, Helminth: Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of helminths.Larva: Wormlike or grublike stage, following the egg in the life cycle of insects, worms, and other metamorphosing animals.Disease Vectors: Invertebrates or non-human vertebrates which transmit infective organisms from one host to another.Biomphalaria: A genus of planorbid freshwater snails, species of which are intermediate hosts of Schistosoma mansoni.Hawaii: A group of islands in Polynesia, in the north central Pacific Ocean, comprising eight major and 114 minor islands, largely volcanic and coral. Its capital is Honolulu. It was first reached by Polynesians about 500 A.D. It was discovered and named the Sandwich Islands in 1778 by Captain Cook. The islands were united under the rule of King Kamehameha 1795-1819 and requested annexation to the United States in 1893 when a provisional government was set up. Hawaii was established as a territory in 1900 and admitted as a state in 1959. The name is from the Polynesian Owhyhii, place of the gods, with reference to the two volcanoes Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, regarded as the abode of the gods. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p493 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p2330)Lung Diseases, Parasitic: Infections of the lungs with parasites, most commonly by parasitic worms (HELMINTHS).Mollusca: A phylum of the kingdom Metazoa. Mollusca have soft, unsegmented bodies with an anterior head, a dorsal visceral mass, and a ventral foot. Most are encased in a protective calcareous shell. It includes the classes GASTROPODA; BIVALVIA; CEPHALOPODA; Aplacophora; Scaphopoda; Polyplacophora; and Monoplacophora.Life Cycle Stages: The continuous sequence of changes undergone by living organisms during the post-embryonic developmental process, such as metamorphosis in insects and amphibians. This includes the developmental stages of apicomplexans such as the malarial parasite, PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM.Antigens, Helminth: Any part or derivative of a helminth that elicits an immune reaction. The most commonly seen helminth antigens are those of the schistosomes.Antinematodal Agents: Substances used in the treatment or control of nematode infestations. They are used also in veterinary practice.Strongyloidea: A superfamily of strongyles or roundworms which are parasites in the intestinal tract of equines, pigs, rodents, and primates (including man). It includes the genera Cyasthostomum, Ransomus, Globocephalus, OESOPHAGOSTOMUM, and STRONGYLUS.Duddingtonia: A genus of ascomycetous mitosporic fungi in the family Orbiliaceae. It is used for the biological control of nematodes in livestock.Mebendazole: A benzimidazole that acts by interfering with CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM and inhibiting polymerization of MICROTUBULES.Jamaica: An island in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies. Its capital is Kingston. It was discovered in 1494 by Columbus and was a Spanish colony 1509-1655 until captured by the English. Its flourishing slave trade was abolished in the 19th century. It was a British colony 1655-1958 and a territory of the West Indies Federation 1958-62. It achieved full independence in 1962. The name is from the Arawak Xaymaca, rich in springs or land of springs. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p564 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p267)Albendazole: A benzimidazole broad-spectrum anthelmintic structurally related to MEBENDAZOLE that is effective against many diseases. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p38)Antibodies, Helminth: Immunoglobulins produced in a response to HELMINTH ANTIGENS.Host-Parasite Interactions: The relationship between an invertebrate and another organism (the host), one of which lives at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.Spinal Puncture: Tapping fluid from the subarachnoid space in the lumbar region, usually between the third and fourth lumbar vertebrae.Dog Diseases: Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs, WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.Rodent Diseases: Diseases of rodents of the order RODENTIA. This term includes diseases of Sciuridae (squirrels), Geomyidae (gophers), Heteromyidae (pouched mice), Castoridae (beavers), Cricetidae (rats and mice), Muridae (Old World rats and mice), Erethizontidae (porcupines), and Caviidae (guinea pigs).Anthelmintics: Agents destructive to parasitic worms. They are used therapeutically in the treatment of HELMINTHIASIS in man and animal.Hebrides: A group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean west of Scotland, comprising the Outer Hebrides and the Inner Hebrides.Micronesia: The collective name for islands of the Pacific Ocean east of the Philippines, including the Mariana, PALAU, Caroline, Marshall, and Kiribati Islands. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p761 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p350)Vanuatu: A republic consisting of an island group in Melanesia, in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Its capital is Port-Vila. It was called New Hebrides until 1980. It was discovered in 1606 by the Portuguese, forgotten for 160 years, then visited by Bougainville in 1768 and Captain Cook in 1774. It was under joint British and French administration from 1906 until it became independent in 1980 under the name of Vanuatu. The name is native, meaning our land. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p833 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p570)Polynesia: The collective name for the islands of the central Pacific Ocean, including the Austral Islands, Cook Islands, Easter Island, HAWAII; NEW ZEALAND; Phoenix Islands, PITCAIRN ISLAND; SAMOA; TONGA; Tuamotu Archipelago, Wake Island, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. Polynesians are of the Caucasoid race, but many are of mixed origin. Polynesia is from the Greek poly, many + nesos, island, with reference to the many islands in the group. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p966 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p426)Dictionaries, MedicalDictionaries as Topic: Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.Endarteritis: Inflammation of the inner endothelial lining (TUNICA INTIMA) of an artery.Jackals: Medium-sized terrestrial carnivores, in the genus Canis, family CANIDAE. Three species are recognized, two found only in Africa and one found in Africa, Europe, and Asia.Vasa Vasorum: Nutrient blood vessels which supply the walls of large arteries or veins.Wolves: Any of several large carnivorous mammals of the family CANIDAE that usually hunt in packs.Dirofilaria immitis: A filarial parasite primarily of dogs but occurring also in foxes, wolves, and humans. The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes.Photophobia: Abnormal sensitivity to light. This may occur as a manifestation of EYE DISEASES; MIGRAINE; SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE; MENINGITIS; and other disorders. Photophobia may also occur in association with DEPRESSION and other MENTAL DISORDERS.Sigmodontinae: A subfamily of the family MURIDAE comprised of 69 genera. New World mice and rats are included in this subfamily.Social Media: Platforms that provide the ability and tools to create and publish information accessed via the INTERNET. Generally these platforms have three characteristics with content user generated, high degree of interaction between creator and viewer, and easily integrated with other sites.Influenza, Human: An acute viral infection in humans involving the respiratory tract. It is marked by inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA; the PHARYNX; and conjunctiva, and by headache and severe, often generalized, myalgia.Influenza A virus: The type species of the genus INFLUENZAVIRUS A that causes influenza and other diseases in humans and animals. Antigenic variation occurs frequently between strains, allowing classification into subtypes and variants. Transmission is usually by aerosol (human and most non-aquatic hosts) or waterborne (ducks). Infected birds shed the virus in their saliva, nasal secretions, and feces.Videotape Recording: Recording of visual and sometimes sound signals on magnetic tape.Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype: A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS with the surface proteins hemagglutinin 1 and neuraminidase 1. The H1N1 subtype was responsible for the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918.Influenza Vaccines: Vaccines used to prevent infection by viruses in the family ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE. It includes both killed and attenuated vaccines. The composition of the vaccines is changed each year in response to antigenic shifts and changes in prevalence of influenza virus strains. The vaccine is usually bivalent or trivalent, containing one or two INFLUENZAVIRUS A strains and one INFLUENZAVIRUS B strain.Dental Implantation: The grafting or inserting of a prosthetic device of alloplastic material into the oral tissue beneath the mucosal or periosteal layer or within the bone. Its purpose is to provide support and retention to a partial or complete denture.

Penetration sites and migratory routes of Angiostrongylus costaricensis in the experimental intermediate host (Sarasinula marginata). (1/46)

The intermediate hosts of Angiostrongylus costaricensis are terrestrian molluscs, mostly of the family Veronicellidae. The present work aimed at clarifying more accurately the sites of penetration and the migratory routes of A. costaricensis in the tissue slugs and at verifying the pattern of the perilarval reaction at different times of infection. Slugs were individually infected with 5,000 L1, and killed from 30 min to 30 days after infection. From 30 min up to 2 hr after infection, L1 were found within the lumen of different segments of the digestive tube having their number diminished in more advanced times after exposition until complete disappearance. After 30 min of exposition, percutaneous infection occurred, simultaneously to oral infection. Perilarval reaction was observed from 2 hr of infection around larvae in fibromuscular layer, appearing later (after 6 hr) around larvae located in the viscera. A pre-granulomatous reaction was characterized by gradative concentration of amebocytes around larvae, evolving two well-organized granulomas. In this work we confirmed the simultaneous occurrence of oral and percutaneous infections. Perilarval reaction, when very well developed, defined typical granulomatous structure, including epithelioid cell transformation. The infection also caused a systemic mobilization of amebocytes and provoked amebocyte-endothelium interactions.  (+info)

The effect of temperature on mobility of Angiostrongylus costaricensis third stage larvae. (2/46)

Third stage larvae (L3) from Angiostrongylus costaricensis were incubated in water at room temperature and at 5 degrees C and their mobility was assessed daily for 17 days. Viability was associated with the mobility and position of the L3, and it was confirmed by inoculation per os in albino mice. The number of actively moving L3 sharply decreased within 3 to 4 days, but there were some infective L3 at end of observation. A mathematical model estimated 80 days as the time required to reduce the probability of infective larvae to zero. This data does not support the proposition of refrigerating vegetables and raw food as an isolated procedure for prophylaxis of human abdominal angiostrongylosis infection.  (+info)

Cyclooxygenase-2-derived prostaglandin E2 and lipoxin A4 accelerate resolution of allergic edema in Angiostrongylus costaricensis-infected rats: relationship with concurrent eosinophilia. (3/46)

In noninfected rats, challenge with allergen following local IgE sensitization induced a pleurisy marked by intense protein exudation that plateaued from 30 min to 4 h after challenge, reducing thereafter. Infection of rats with Angiostrongylus costaricensis induced a 5-fold increase in blood eosinophil numbers by 25 days postinfection, whereas the numbers of eosinophils in the pleural cavity ranged from normal to a weak increase. In infected rats, identically sensitized, challenge with Ag induced a much shorter duration of pleural edema with complete resolution by 4 h, but no change in the early edema response. In parallel, infection increased the number of eosinophils recovered from the pleural cavity at 4 h, but not at 30 min, following allergen challenge. Pretreatment with IL-5 (100 IU/kg, i.v.) also increased eosinophil numbers in blood and, after allergen challenge, shortened the duration of the pleural edema and increased pleural eosinophil numbers. There were increases in the levels of both PGE2 and lipoxin A4 (LXA4) in pleural exudate. Selective cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 inhibitors, NS-398, meloxicam, and SC-236, did not alter pleural eosinophilia, but reversed the curtailment of the edema in either infected or IL-5-pretreated rats. Pretreatment of noninfected animals with the PGE analogue, misoprostol, or two stable LXA4 analogues did not alter the magnitude of pleural exudation response, but clearly shortened its duration. These results indicate that the early resolution of allergic pleural edema observed during A. costaricensis infection coincided with a selective local eosinophilia and seemed to be mediated by COX-2-derived PGE2 and LXA4.  (+info)

Report on the occurrence of Angiostrongylus costaricensis in southern Brazil, in a new intermediate host from the genus Sarasinula (Veronicellidae, Gastropoda). (4/46)

Veronicellid slugs are the main intermediate hosts for Angiostrongylus costaricencis. In a rural locality in Nova Itaberaba (SC, southern Brazil) Sarasinula linguaeformis was identified as a crop pest. The parasitological examination revealed A. costaricencis infection in 43 out ot 50 slugs. The prevalence of 86% and the individual parasitic burdens are the highest sofar reported in Brazil and S. linguaeformis is the first species from the genus Sarasinula to be identified as intermediate host for A. costaricencis in southern Brazil.  (+info)

Dogs may be a reservoir host for Angiostrongylus costaricensis. (5/46)

Angiostrongylus costaricensis is a parasitic nematode of wild rodents. Several other vertebrate species including man may become infected by ingestion of the third stage larvae produced by the intermediate hosts, usually slugs from the family Veronicellidae. There is a report of the diagnosis of abdominal angiostrongyliasis in Canis familiaris with lesions resembling those found in human disease. As a preliminar evaluation of the adequacy of a canine model for pathogenetic studies, a dog was inoculated with 75 L3 of A. costaricensis. Infection was established and fist stage larvae were found in feces up to 88 days post infection, sometimes in very large numbers (9.5 x 10(4) L1/g). No clinical manifestations or significant lesions were detected. These are indications that dog may play a role as a reservoir host for A. costaricensis.  (+info)

Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in 2 dogs from Newfoundland. (6/46)

Described are the first antemortem diagnosis made via fecal examination using the Baermann technique and the first postmortem recovery of endemic Angiostrongylus vasorum in dogs from North America, specifically the Avalon peninsula of Newfoundland. In one dog, A. vasorum was recovered and identified at postmortem; gross and histologic lesions are described.  (+info)

Drug trials for treatment of human angiostrongyliasis. (7/46)

Abdominal and cerebral angiostrongyliasis are two important infections produced by metastrongylid worms, the former occurring in Central and South America and the later in Asia and Pacific Islands. Drug treatment is a challenge since the worms and its evolving larvae live or migrate inside vessels and efficient killing of the parasites may produce more severe lesions. Larvicidal effect of certain drugs appears to be more easily accomplished but this outcome is not useful in abdominal angiostrongyliasis since clinical manifestations appear to result from sexual maturation of the worms. We review the drug trials in murine experimental models and conclude that most of them could not be considered good candidates for treatment of human infection, except for PF1022A, pyrantel and flubendazole.  (+info)

Angiostrongylus costaricensis and experimental infection of Sarasinula marginata II: elimination routes. (8/46)

Angiostrongylus costaricensis intermediate hosts are terrestrial mollusks mostly belonging to the Veronicellidae family. In the present investigation we focused on the mechanisms of larval expulsion from Sarasinula marginata infected with A. costaricensis. Twenty-five mollusks were individually infected with 5000 L1 and sacrificed at 30 min and 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 h post-infection and at days 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 28, and 30 post-infection; the mollusks were then fixed and stained. Diverse organs involved throughout the course of the migratory routes of larvae from oral penetration on were specified and the mechanisms of larval access to the fibromuscular layer through the kidney, rectum, and vascular system were defined. The elimination of L3, derived from oral and/or cutaneous infections, appears to depend on granulomas located close to the excretory ducts of mucous cells.  (+info)

RESUMO Um número crescente de casos de angiostrongilíase abdominal tem sido detectado no sul do Brasil. O principal hospedeiro do Angiostrongylus costaricensis na América Central, o rato do algodão (Sigmodon hispidus), não ocorre na América do Sul, exceto no norte do Peru, Colômbia e Venezuela. Foram realizadas capturas na área endêmica do Rio Grande do Sul (RS), visando identificar hospedeiros para obtenção de vermes em laboratório e produção de antígeno. Pela primeira vez no Brasil foi constatada a infecção em roedores: Oryzomys nigripes e Oryzomys ratticeps. O. nigripes é um roedor silvestre de pequeno porte e parece ser o principal hospedeiro definitivo do A. costaricensis na região serrana do RS. Unitermos: Angiostrongylus costaricensis; Oryzomys nigripes, Oryzomys ratticeps; angiostrongilíase abdominal; zoonoses por helmintos; helmintíases. ...
Angiostrongylus costaricensis is a species of parasitic nematode. Its distribution includes Brazil. Humans and rodents are the definitive hosts. The main rodent host is the Cotton Rat. Molluscs are the intermediate host and are infected through ingestion or penetration of the foot by L1 infective larvae from infected feces. Limax maximus Slugs from the family Veronicellidae[citation needed] Pathology is due to both the adults and the eggs. Adults in the ileo-caecal arterioles cause an inflammatory (eosinophilic) response in humans. In the Cotton Rat the adult worms cause local haemorrhages. The intestinal wall is also affected. In humans there is a thickening of the intestinal wall (ileum, appendix and caecum). In rats with heavy infestations there is a yellow discolouring of the surface of the intestinal walls. Abdominal pain which presents as a palpable mass on clinical examination Anorexia Diarrhoea Vomiting In the blood and tissue biopsy there is eosinophilia. Other methods of diagnosis from ...
Angiostrongylus vasorum, one of the five main parasites affecting dogs in the UK, can cause severe illness and even death in infected dogs. This module provides answers to key questions about the biology, epidemiology, clinical impact, diagnosis and management of canine angiostrongylosis. It will enable veterinary professionals to discuss confidently the risks with clients and reach a fully informed decision about preventive therapy.
Angiostrongylus vasorum is a metastrongyloid nematode of dogs and other canids of major clinical importance in many countries. In order to gain first insights into the molecular biology of this worm, we conducted the first large-scale exploration of its transcriptome, and predicted essential molecules linked to metabolic and biological processes as well as host immune responses. We also predicted and prioritized drug targets and drug candidates. Following Illumina sequencing (RNA-seq), 52.3million sequence reads representing adult A. vasorum were assembled and annotated. The assembly yielded 20,033 contigs, which encoded proteins with 11,505 homologues in Caenorhabditis elegans, and additional 2252 homologues in various other parasitic helminths for which curated data sets were publicly available. Functional annotation was achieved for 11,752 (58.6%) proteins predicted for A. vasorum, including peptidases (4.5%) and peptidase inhibitors (1.6%), protein kinases (1.7%), G protein-coupled receptors ...
SUMMARY Most of the cases of abdominal angiostrongyliasis in Brazil were reported from the southern States of São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul (RS). A study in 27 cases from RS revealed a distinct local epidemiology. Peasants were usually affected, either adults or children, from the mountainous areas in the north of the Suite. There was a seasonal increase in the number of cases, from late spring to autumn, that does not coincide with the rainy season. Besides the most common clinical features of abdominal pain, fever and cosinophilia in the leucogram, painful relapsing episodes were detected in some patients. The abdominal pain could be either localized or diffuse during the rapid evolution to a surgical abdominal condition, with a letality of 7.4%. The use of a serological test and the greater awareness of physicians working in endemic areas is expected to improve the recognition of uncomplicated and benign courses of the disease. This study confirms the known ...
Abstract A precipitin reaction was observed when sera of cotton rats infected either naturally or experimentally with Angiostrongylus costaricensis were tested by gel double-diffusion against sera obtained from three biopsy-confirmed human cases of A. costaricensis. With immunoelectrophoresis, the antigen was demonstrated in the serum of infected rats. The antibody in the human serum was mostly of the IgG type. No cross reactions were seen with sera from individuals infected with the common intestinal helminths, or individuals serologically positive for Toxocara, A. cantonensis, Chagas' disease, amebiasis, leishmaniasis, toxoplasmosis, or syphilis.
Animated coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a dog lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum) Also known as the French heartworm, this is a common filarial nematode parasite of dogs and rarely humans. The adult worms are large, measuring up to 25 centimetres long, and they typically live in the dogs right heart and pulmonary artery. It causes the disease canine angiostrongylosis in dogs. Female worms produce microfilariae that are found in the dogs blood and can be ingested by mosquitoes. The microfilariae mature into infective juveniles in the mosquito and the infection is transmitted to a new host when the mosquito feeds such as dogs and humans. The natural intermediate hosts of Angiostrongylus vasorum are land slugs, land snails and freshwater snails. - Stock Video Clip K006/9270
The present study illustrates that infection with A. vasorum remains endemic in Ireland, is not confined to the East Coast, can occur in any age of dog and has a widely varying clinical picture.. In the present study, approximately 90% of affected animals either directly referred or from external post mortem or faecal submissions were from the East Coast of Ireland. These results may imply an endemic focus in this area. However, the two major counties represented are within the referral catchment area for the UCD Veterinary Hospital, likely creating a degree of bias. Only five animals were from beyond this area with two from the West of Ireland. The only other published report of dogs affected in the West of Ireland was documented decades ago [6]. This may truly reflect a low prevalence beyond the East Coast. However, it could also reflect limited referral of cases from this geographic location or a failure to consider the differential because of a perception that angiostrongylosis does not ...
Most White Sox fans are crying over the Yoenis Cespedes signing.. I am not, especially because of the contract itself, the fact that Cespedes desired to remain a Met above all else and other options the White Sox might still have, including a potential trade for Carlos Gonzales.. A power hitting left-handed hitter like Carlos Gonzales might be the ideal fit for the White Sox, not just because he can play RF as well as LF, but because he would provide the ideal bridge in the middle of their lineup between right-handed power hitters Jose Abreu and Todd Frazier. Gonzales would cost significantly less in terms of dollars than what Cespedes is getting from the Mets. "Cargo" has a $38M ($17M in 2016+$20M in 2017+$1M trade bonus) guaranteed commitment over the next two seasons.. If Gonzales could be acquired without the loss of a substantial 2016 roster contributor or any of the White Sox top 3 prospects (Tim Anderson, Carson Fulmer or Spencer Adams) his acquisition would trump that of any other FA, ...
The genetic variable of seven Phaseolus taxa has been evaluated on the basis of molecular data and the results have used to clarify the phyletic relationships between several taxa of the P. coccineus L. complex. Chloroplast DNA (cpDNA) from 33 populations was digested with six restriction endonucleases, revealing some polymorphisms that made it possible to divide most of the taxa into two main groups: the subspecies of P. coccineus on the one hand and P. vulgaris L., P. polyanthus Greenman and P. costaricensis (Freytag and Debouck) on the other hand. P. polyanthus is closer to P. vulgaris than the other taxa of the second group and should be considered as a separate species. The position of the wild species P. costaricensis is intermediate between P. coccineus and P. polyanthus. P. glabellus shows sufficient polymorphisms at the cpDNA level to be recognized as a separate species, as previously suggested from total seed-protein electrophoretic studies. These results favour the hypothesis of a ...
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It is time to get out and about and enjoy the Summer sunshine, but watch out for some dangers lurking about. Out in the garden be aware that slug pellets, bone meal and weedkillers are common sources of poisoning in dogs and cats. Also try to ensure that pets dont dig up spring bulbs and eat them since many are poisonous. If you have cats, be aware that nearly all types of lilies are highly toxic to cats. Even a small bit of pollen can cause sudden onset kidney failure in cats. Seek immediate veterinary advise if any case of poisoning is suspected. For a comprehensive list of common poisons check out http://www.dogstrust.ie/az/factsheetsanddownloads/poisonousplants11.pdf It is quite frightening how many common items around the house are poisonous to our pets. Slugs and snails love warmer wet weather and can cause trouble to dogs that enjoy playing with these creatures. Slugs and snails can carry the larvae of the life threatening lungworm parasite Angiostrongylus vasorum. Dogs can be infected ...
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Based on interviews with members of the organization, the decision to trade for Cespedes was hardly unanimous. But his arrival has been season-altering.
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Angiostrongylus is a nematode. Adult worms live in the pulmonary arteries of rats. Their larvae migrate through the lungs and are swallowed. They pass out in poo, which is grazed on by snails and slugs-and crustaceans, if it drops into water. The juvenile worms develop in this intermediate host but do not reach adulthood until theyre in the definitive (final stage) host, usually a rat ...
Medication such as anthelmintics (dewormers) may be used to kill off the parasites, but they may also lead to other complications. Consult your veterinarian for the best course of treatment. Kittens with a mild form of angiostrongylosis may even recover fully with just supportive care and corticosteroid therapy. In other cases, surgical removal of intercranial parasites (e.g., Cuterebra) may be necessary.. ...
The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Cespedes return lifts As OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics knew they missed slugger Yoenis Cespedes while he was on the 15-day
Dear Mark, thanks for your reply! My data are essentially cross-sectional in that I observe both outcomes and endogenous regressor at the individual level and observe each individual only once, even though my instrument varies by year and (mostly) county. The plot does not reveal any outliers. However, I realized that the following: When running --ivreg2 y ex excontrols (en en_ex = z z_ex)-- I get estimates for two first-stage regressions, whose point estimates I can also reproduce as follows: --reg en z z_ex ex excontrols- --reg en_ex z z_ex ex excontrols- The huge R2 for the latter of those seems to come from the huuge R2 I get on the subsample indicator, ex, on its own there. If I drop that subsample indicator from my regressions, then the R2 reaches less unreasonable levels (around 0.7), however conceptually I would have thought that I should control for the direct difference between the two subsamples, as I do not wish to misinterpret any level differences between the two subsamples as ...
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AbstractAngiostrongylosis caused by metastrongyloid nematode Angiostrongylus vasorum is an emerging parasitic disease in Europe and the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is considered as a main reservoir species for this parasite. Little is known about the role of other wild canids in the epidemiology of angiostrongylosis. The present paper provides the first description of pathomorphological lesions caused by A. vasorum in a golden jackal (Canis aureus). The paper describes a case of co-infection with A. vasorum and Dirofilaria immitis in a one-year-old female golden jackal, legally hunted near the City of Kovin, South Banat, Serbia. The postmortem examination revealed severe pneumonia, proliferative endarteritis, the presence of two adult males of D. immitis in the right atrium, and the presence of 15 adult forms of A. vasorum (11 females and 4 males) in the pulmonary arteries. Native microscopy of an impression smear of the lung tissue found numerous larvae compatible with the A. vasorum first larval stage.
TY - JOUR. T1 - An outbreak of meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Kaohsiung. AU - Tsai, T. H.. AU - Liu, Y. C.. AU - Wann, S. R.. AU - Lin, W. R.. AU - Lee, S. S J. AU - Lin, H. H.. AU - Chen, Y. S.. AU - Yen, M. Y.. AU - Yen, C. M.. PY - 2001. Y1 - 2001. N2 - Eight Thai laborers developed meningitis after eating raw snails (Ampullarium canaliculatus) during the period from September 27 to October 6, 1998. The diagnosis of Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection was established in all patients by serologic studies of serum and cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). Clinical manifestations included meningitis, radiculitis and cranial nerve palsy. Symptoms included fever, headache, orbital pain, gastrointestinal upset, hyperesthesia, muscle weakness, skin rash and diplopia. Laboratory abnormalities included peripheral eosinophilia, CSF eosinophilia, transient elevation of liver enzymes and creatinine phosphokinase, elevation of IgE. No space occupying lesions were detected by magnetic ...
Abstract A living, fifth-stage female Angiostrongylus cantonensis 5 mm in length was discovered in the cerebrospinal fluid of a 21-year-old Thai male with eosinophilic meningitis, the second such case to be recorded from Thailand.
Minbaeva, G; Schweiger, A; Bodosheva, A; Kuttubaev, O; Hehl, A B; Tanner, I; Ziadinov, I; Torgerson, P R; Deplazes, P (2013). Toxoplasma gondii infection in Kyrgyzstan: Seroprevalence, risk factor analysis, and astimate of congenital and AIDS-related toxoplasmosis. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7(2):e2043.. Schucan, A; Schnyder, M; Tanner, I; Barutzki, D; Traversa, D; Deplazes, P (2012). Detection of specific antibodies in dogs infected with Angiostrongylus vasorum. Veterinary Parasitology, 185(2-4):216-224.. Schweiger, A; Grimm, F; Tanner, I; Müllhaupt, B; Bertogg, K; Müller, N; Deplazes, P (2012). Serological diagnosis of echinococcosis: the diagnostic potential of native antigens. Infection, 40(2):139-152.. Schnyder, M; Tanner, I; Webster, P; Barutzki, D; Deplazes, P (2011). An ELISA for sensitive and specific detection of circulating antigen of Angiostrongylus vasorum in serum samples of naturally and experimentally infected dogs. Veterinary Parasitology, 179(1-3):152-158.. Torgerson, ...
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Interested persons might check with local medical providers/facilities as to the resources they may offer patients in support of the condition.. Journal Articles. Johnston D, Dixon M, Elm J, et al. 2019. Review of Cases of Angiostrongyliasis in Hawaii, 2007-2017. Am J Trop Med Hyg. (Epub ahead of print) View article. Qvarnstrom Y, Xayavong M, da Silva ACA, et al. 2015. Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Detection of Angiostrongylus cantonensis DNA in Cerebrospinal Fluid from Patients with Eosinophilic Meningitis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. (Epub ahead of print) View article. Kwon E, Ferguson TM, Park SY, et al. 2013. A Severe Case of Angiostrongylus Eosinophilic Meningitis with Encephalitis and Neurologi Sequelae in Hawaii. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 72(6): 41-5 View article. Wilkins PP, Qvarnstrom Y, Whelen AC, et al. 2013. The Current Status of Laboratory Diagnosis of Angiostrongylus cantonensis Infections in Humans Using Serologic and Molecular Methods. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 72(6): 55-7 View ...
The clinical stages of eosinophilic meningitis include a latent stage lasting 3 to 36 d (average 15 d), with no obvious clinical signs. The symptoms of the following prodromal stage are mild, and may include fever, headache, dizziness, abdominalgia, diarrhea and lack of strength. In some patients, the symptoms can resolve without any treatment. At the next, acute stage, patients have severe fever and headache with nausea, vomiting and abnormal sensations of the skin (e.g., numbness, pain, tingling, burning). Some patients have stiff neck, numbness of face or limbs, photophobia and diplopia. Symptoms at the acute stage may last from one week to 2 months or even longer. In the recovery stage, symptoms start to resolve and patients gradually regain normal status. Recovery can last for several weeks, depending on the individual. Some measurements (such as eosinophils counts, CSF pressure, positive head MRI signals and lung shadow) and mildly abnormal sensations could last longer.. Angiostrongyliasis ...
Acute abdominal angiostrongyliasis; severe pain resembles appendicitis, especially in children; rarely, more insidious disease with liver involvement; complications can include intestinal ischemia, perforation; fatalities possible. ...
The Marcgraviaceae is a neotropical plant family of lianas and shrubs distributed throughout Central and South America, mainly in evergreen and semi-evergreen tropical forests. In this study, extracts of 12 Marcgraviaceae species were assessed for inhibition of bacterial quorum sensing (QS) in Chromobacterium violaceum, bacterial biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA14, and fungal growth in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Six species showed promising inhibitory activities in at least one of the three bioassays (Marcgravia nervosa Triana & Planch., Marcgravia polyantha Delp., Marcgravia schippii Standl., Marcgraviastrum subsessile (Benth.) Bedell, Schwartzia brasiliensis (Choisy) Bedell ex Gir-Cañas, and Schwartzia costaricensis (Gilg.) Bedell). Analyses of the crude extract of the leaves of Marcgravia nervosa using HPLC-APCI-MS showed the presence of five pentacyclic triterpenes: ursolic acid (2), betulinic acid (3), α-amyrin (4), β-amyrin (5), lupeol (6). Bioassay-guided fractionation of ...
Sherry producers use mostly new American oak, usually toasted and not charred, but at least some Spanish Q.robur from Galicia is used. In the 1960s and the 1970s Costa Rican red oak varieties Q.costaricensis, Q.eugeniifolia and white oak Q.copeyensis were used (and esteemed) in the Sherry region, but I have no information of the scale of this nor whether they are still used. The sherry producers have been using at least some American oak from the 1600s and nowadays use it almost exclusively. A note from 1807 by Spanish botanist Esteban Boutelou (1776-1813): "The great wine shippers cooper themselves the casks they require for their trade...They use oak almost exclusively; and they esteem more than any that which comes from the United States of America, next the Northern oak, then the Italian and lastly the Spanish... wines ferment better in butts and wooden vats than in earthenware, which belief is shared by the Sanlucar growers.". Hardman (1878) reports that American oak is used exclusively ...
Four out of five Thai workers who ate raw snails earlier in the month became infected with a potentially deadly parasite, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Wednesday. Centers for Disease Control Deputy Director Chou Jih-haw (周志浩) said that three of the workers were in stable condition, while one had left Taiwan and the other had not shown any symptoms of illness. Three of the workers were reported to have been infected with the parasitic nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis - an elongated cylindrical worm - early this month and developed symptoms of eosinophilic meningitis, including headaches, fever and vomiting, Chou said. The DOH
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Microfilariae ingested by the mosquito migrate from the midgut (intestine) to the malpighian tubule system (part of the mosquitos digestive system) within 48 hours, where further development into first-stage larvae occurs in roughly four (4) days.7 Four (8) to six (6) days later, first-stage larvae molt to the second-stage, and in another four to six days molt into third-stage juvenile larvae. These larvae migrate to the mosquitos mouthparts where they are deposited into a hosts skin during the mosquitos next blood meal.257. Third-stage larval worms molt to fourth-stage larva within three (3) days after entering the host and remain in connective tissue for roughly five (5) months before a final molt to fifth-stage immature adult worms, at which point they migrate to the pulmonary arteries of the heart.9 Mature adult female worms can grow to around 12 inches long (males, somewhat shorter),8 and begin producing microfilariae six (6) to nine (9) months following infection.29 ...
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Angiostrongylus schmidti sp. n. (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea) from the rice rat, Oryzomys palustris, in Florida, with a key to ... It was first described as Angiostrongylus schmidti in 1971 from the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) in Florida, but later ... the species of Angiostrongylus Kamensky, 1905 (subscription required). The Journal of Parasitology 57(3):494-497. Kinsella, J.M ...
A meningitis-causing nematode, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, which normally infests the lungs of rats, has a larval stage which ... and Angiostrongylus costaricensis. Like some other slugs, this species is often infested by the white parasitic slug mite ... "On the diversity of mollusc intermediate hosts of Angiostrongylus costaricensis Morera & Cespedes, 1971 in southern Brazil". ...
Angiostrongylus schmidti sp. n. (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea) from the rice rat, Oryzomys palustris, in Florida, with a key to ... Originally named Angiostrongylus schmidti by Kinsella (1971), but moved to Parastrongylus by Ubelaker (1986). Females of these ... Systematics of species referred to the genus Angiostrongylus (subscription required). The Journal of Parasitology 72(2):237-244 ... the species of Angiostrongylus Kamensky, 1905 (subscription required). The Journal of Parasitology 57(3):494-497. Kinsella, J.M ...
Parasites of Ovachlamys fulgens includes Angiostrongylus cantonensis. This article incorporates public domain text from the ...
While angiostrongylus can infect humans, humans do not act as reservoirs since the worm cannot reproduce in humans and ... In humans, Angiostrongylus is the most common cause of eosinophilic meningitis or meningoencephalitis. Frequently the infection ... "Angiostrongylus cantonensis". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 2017-04-04. V Chotmongkol and K Sawadpanitch et al. (2006). " ... Angiostrongyliasis is an infection by a nematode from the Angiostrongylus genus of kidney and alimentary tract roundworms. For ...
"Parasites - Angiostrongyliasis (also known as Angiostrongylus Infection)". cdc.gov. Snail caviar! The new gourmet frontier " ... Angiostrongylus cantonensis) that can cause a rare kind of meningitis. Snail eggs, sold as snail caviar, are a specialty food ...
Angiostrongylus vasorum has successfully experimentally infected this snail. This article incorporates public domain text from ...
Pereira, C. A. J.; Martins-Souza, R. L.; Coelho, P. M. Z.; Lima, W. S.; Negrão-Corrêa, D. (2006). "Effect of Angiostrongylus ... Experimental parasites include: Angiostrongylus vasorum - (experimental) This article incorporates public domain text from the ...
Mackerras, M. J., & Sandars, D. F. (1955). The life history of the rat lung-worm, Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Chen)(Nematoda: ... Mackerras, M. J., & Sandars, D. F. (1955). The life history of the rat lung-worm, Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Chen)(Nematoda: ... A parasitic nematode species of lungworm, Angiostrongylus Mackerrasae, was named in her honor. The Mackerras husband and wife ...
Parasites: Cepaea nemoralis is known experimentally to be a host for Angiostrongylus vasorum. Predators of Cepaea nemoralis ...
Parasites of Bandicota indica include: Schistosoma spindale Angiostrongylus cantonensis Leptospirosis Hantavirus Babesiosis ...
S. aeruginosa serves as an intermediate host for Angiostrongylus cantonensis and for Echinochasmus fujianensis. Predators of ... Results from the First National Survey on Angiostrongylus cantonensis in China". PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 3 (2): e368 ... "Bellamya aeruginosa acts as the intermediate host for Angiostrongylus cantonensis". Chinese Journal of Zoonoses 21(1): 24-26. ...
It has been associated with infection in humans by the rat lungworm Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Lao cuisine Larb List of ... "Thai Koi-Hoi Snail Dish and Angiostrongyliasis Due to Angiostrongylus cantonensis: Effects of Food Flavoring and Alcoholic ...
Ash, L. R. (1970). "Diagnostic morphology of the third-stage larvae of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, Angiostrongylus vasorum, ... "Enzootic Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Rats and Snails after an Outbreak of Human Eosinophilic Meningitis, Jamaica". Emerging ...
... is a host for larvae of the parasites Angiostrongylus cantonensis and Aelurostrongylus abstrusus. Rosenberg G ... "Enzootic Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Rats and Snails after an Outbreak of Human Eosinophilic Meningitis, Jamaica". Emerging ...
Helminths infections causing increased blood eosinophil counts include: 1) nematodes, (i.e. Angiostrongylus cantonensis and ...
... is a host for the nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis, which causes rat lungworm disease. Parmarion ...
Barçante; Barçante, T. A.; Dias, S. R. C.; Lima, W. D. S. (2003). "Angiostrongylus vasorum (Baillet, 1866) Kamensky, 1905: ... Experimental parasites include: Angiostrongylus vasorum - (experimental) Echinostoma caproni - (experimental) Echinostoma ...
Angiostrongylus costaricensis. However, lipoxins also have harmful effects in these models: aerosol infection with ...
"On the diversity of mollusc intermediate hosts of Angiostrongylus costaricensis Morera & Cespedes, 1971 in southern Brazil". ...
There is a further, but largely unexplored risk that Pomacea maculata harbors rat lungworm parasite Angiostrongylus cantonensis ...
The nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis which causes rat lungworm disease may be very widespread in the United States.[ ...
13 are involved in fibronectin degradation of rat lung granulomatous fibrosis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis". ...
However, Platydemus manokwari is a paratenic host for the nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis, also known as the rat lungworm ...
Parasites of Sarasinula plebeia include: Angiostrongylus cantonensis In Central America, this species is a serious pest of ...
3. MALEK, E. Presence of Angiostrongylus costaricensis Morera and Céspedes, 1971 in Colômbia. Amer. J. trop. Med. Hyg., 30: 81- ... 4. MORERA, P. Life history and redescription of Angiostrongylus costaricensis Morera and Céspedes, 1971. Amer. J. trop. Med. ... SLY, D.L.; TUFT II, J.D.; GARDINER, C.H. & LONDON, W.T. Spontaneous occurrence of Angiostrongylus costaricensis in marmosets ( ... The main definitive host of Angiostrongylus costaricensis in Central America is the cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus) that does ...
An outbreak of meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Kaohsiung. T. H. Tsai, Y. C. Liu, S. R. Wann, W. R. Lin, S. ... An outbreak of meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Kaohsiung. / Tsai, T. H.; Liu, Y. C.; Wann, S. R.; Lin, W. R ... The diagnosis of Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection was established in all patients by serologic studies of serum and ... The diagnosis of Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection was established in all patients by serologic studies of serum and ...
Angiostrongylus cantonensis, Angiostrongylus costaricensis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, and eosinophilic meningitis including ... Learn more about Angiostrongylus cantonensis in this new motion graphic video.. Angiostrongylus costaricensis causes ... Angiostrongylus cantonensis, which is also known as the rat lungworm, causes eosinophilic meningitis and is prevalent in ... Angiostrongylus is a parasitic nematode that can cause severe gastrointestinal or central nervous system disease in humans, ...
Angiostrongylus cantonensis. There is no specific treatment for A. cantonensis infection. There is some evidence that certain ... Angiostrongylus costaricensis. There is no specific treatment for A. costaricensis infections. Most infections resolve ...
Angiostrongylus is a genus of parasitic nematodes in the family Metastrongylidae. Species in the genus Angiostrongylus ... cantonensis (Chen, 1935) Angiostrongylus costaricensis Morera & Cespedes, 1971 Angiostrongylus vasorum Baillet, 1866 Kamensky ( ...
Angiostrongylus cantonensis at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Sydney Morning Herald story ... Definitive host of Angiostrongylus cantonensis include wild rodents, especially the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) and the black ... Angiostrongylus costaricensis is a closely related worm that causes intestinal angiostrongyliasis in Central and South America ... Angiostrongylus cantonensis is a parasitic nematode (roundworm) that causes angiostrongyliasis, the most common cause of ...
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Angiostrongylus cantonensis.. "Angiostrongylus". CDC.gov. Centers for Disease Control ... Angiostrongylus cantonensis is a parasitic nematode (roundworm) that causes angiostrongyliasis, the most common cause of ... Campbell BG, Little MD (May 1988). "The finding of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in rats in New Orleans". The American Journal of ... Tsai, TH (2001). "An outbreak of meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Kaohsiung". J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 34 ...
Adult Angiostrongylus cantonensis nematode recovered from rat lung. Image from Enzootic Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Rats and ... Adult Angiostrongylus cantonensis nematode recovered from rat lung. Image from Enzootic Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Rats and ... Angiostrongylus costaricensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea), a new lungworm occurring in man in Costa Rica. Rev Biol ... Systematics of species referred to the genus Angiostrongylus. J Parasitol. 1986;72:237-44. DOIPubMed ...
The nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis has spread down the eastern coast of Australia over recent decades. A healthy 21-year- ... Angiostrongylus cantonensis, also known as the rat lungworm, is the most common cause of eosinophilic meningitis globally. This ... Angiostrongylus meningoencephalitis: survival from minimally conscious state to rehabilitation. Nicholas F Blair, Carolyn F Orr ... An enzyme immunoassay for Angiostrongylus IgG performed on the CSF was positive. A progress MRI scan, performed on Day 26 after ...
Angiostrongylus explanation free. What is Angiostrongylus? Meaning of Angiostrongylus medical term. What does Angiostrongylus ... Looking for online definition of Angiostrongylus in the Medical Dictionary? ... Angiostrongylus. Angiostrongylus. [an″je-o-stron´jĭ-lus] a genus of nematode parasites. A. cantonen´sis has been reported in ... Angiostrongylus. a genus of worms of the family Angiostrongylidae.. Angiostrongylus cantonensis. the rat lungworm which may ...
Angiostrongylus cantonensis is a parasite which causes Angiostrongyliasis,which is the most common cause of eosinophilic ... Angiostrongylus Cantonensis Scientific Journals. Angiostrongylus cantonensis is a parasite which causes Angiostrongyliasis, ...
Lindo JF, Waugh C, Hall J, Cunningham-Myrie C, Ashley D, Eberhard ML, Enzootic Angiostrongylus cantonensis in rats and snails ... 2. Experimental infection of shrimp and crabs with Angiostrongylus cantonesnsis. Am J Epidemiol. 1966;84:120-31.PubMed ... Human Angiostrongylus cantonensis, Jamaica. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2005;11(12):1977-1978. doi:10.3201/eid1112.050217.. ... Fatal autochthonous eosinophilic meningitis in a Jamaican child caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004; ...
Two species of Metastrongylidae from the Angios-trongylus genus can affect humans: Angiostrongylus costaricensis (Morera & ... Neuroinfestation by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Recife, Pernambuco. Brazil. Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67: 1093-1096. [ Links ]. ... Angiostrongiliasis por Parastrongylus (Angiostrongylus) cantonensis em Ecuador. Bol Epidem Ecuador 6: 25-32. [ Links ]. ... The discovery of Angiostrongylus cantonensis as a cause of human eosinophilic meningitis. Parasitol Today 7: 151-153. [ Links ] ...
AbstractAngiostrongylosis caused by metastrongyloid nematode Angiostrongylus vasorum is an emerging parasitic disease in Europe ... Lethal Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in a Hungarian dog. Acta Parasitologica, 62, 221-224. CrossrefWeb of ScienceGoogle ... Angiostrongylus vasorum: a real heart-breaker. Trends in Parasitology, 21, 49-51. CrossrefPubMedGoogle Scholar ... Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in dogs: continuing spread and developments in diagnosis and treatment. Journal of Small ...
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Encephalitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis after eating raw frogs mixed with wine as a health supplement. Intern Med. ... Angiostrongylus cantonensis: effect of combination therapy with albendazole and dexamethasone on Th cytokine gene expression in ... A severe eosinophilic meningoencephalitis caused by infection of Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008;79:568- ... Neuroimmunological findings in Angiostrongylus cantonensis meningitis in Ecuadorian patients. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2011;69(3): ...
... for the rapid detection of specific antibodies against the rat lungworm Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Nematoda: ... Gan, X.X., Wang, Y., Yang, F.Z., Zhang, L. & Eamsobhan, P. (2010) Rapid detection of specific IgG to Angiostrongylus ... 59-66in Eamsobhana, P. (Ed.) Angiostrongylus and angiostrongyliasis - advances in the disease, control, diagnosis and molecular ... Eamsobhana, P. (2010) Towards precise and rapid diagnosis of eosinophilic meningitis due to the rat lungworm Angiostrongylus ...
... spot-on solution and fenbendazole in treating dogs naturally infected with Angiostrongylus vasorum. Dogs were randomly treated ... of imidacloprid/moxidectin spot-on solution and fenbendazole in the treatment of dogs naturally infected with Angiostrongylus ...
PubMed journal article Eosinophilic meningitis attributable to Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection in Hawaii: clinical ... AdolescentAdultAngiostrongylus cantonensisAnimalsEosinophiliaFemaleHawaiiHumansInfantMaleMeningitisMiddle Aged ... Enzootic Angiostrongylus cantonensis in rats and snails after an outbreak of human eosinophilic meningitis, Jamaica. ... Control measures for slug and snail hosts of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, with special reference to the semi-slug Parmarion ...
f Angiostrongylus cantonensis: Lesions in Brain and Spinal Cord * Zongli Diao1, Erhu Jin1, Chenghong Yin1 ... Angiostrongylus cantonensis: Lesions in Brain and Spinal Cord. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 82, 519 ( ...
CHARACTERISTICS: A. cantonensis is a parasitic nematode from the genus Angiostrongylus (1-4). Females are 21 mm to 25 mm long, ... NAME: Angiostrongylus cantonensis. SYNONYM OR CROSS REFERENCE: Parastrongylus cantonensis, rat lungworm, angiostrongyliasis, ... Pathogen Safety Data Sheet: Infectious Substances - Angiostrongylus cantonensis. PATHOGEN SAFETY DATA SHEET - INFECTIOUS ... Alicata, J. E. (1967). Effect of freezing and boiling on the infectivity of third-stage larvae of Angiostrongylus cantonensis ...
i,Angiostrongylus cantonensis,/i, infection may cause elevation of ROS and antioxidants in the CSF of infected mice. Astrocytes ... Q.-P. Wang, Z.-D. Wu, J. Wei, R. L. Owen, and Z.-R. Lun, "Human angiostrongylus cantonensis: an update," European Journal of ... K.-M. Chen, H.-H. Lee, S.-C. Lai, L.-S. Hsu, C.-J. Wang, and J.-Y. Liu, "Apoptosis in meningoencephalitis of Angiostrongylus ... Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection may cause elevation of ROS and antioxidants in the CSF of infected mice. Astrocytes may ...
Abstract Angiostrongylus cantonensis-infected rats were examined for the presence of antigen sensitive lymphocytes, as assessed ... Angiostrongylus Cantonensis: Lymphoid Cell Responsiveness and Antibody Production in Rats * * Authors: Kentaro Yoshimura†, E. J ... Angiostrongylus cantonensis-infected rats were examined for the presence of antigen sensitive lymphocytes, as assessed by the ...
Angiostrongylus cantonensis). This parasite is endemic in Southeast Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, and on Pacific Islands. ...
The Angiostrongylus cantonensis worm migrates to the arteries of the lungs while the Angiostrongylus costaricensis worm resides ... It is caused by Angiostrongylus worms, and specifically by Angiostrongylus cantonensis. The infection is therefore referred to ... There is no specific treatment for Angiostrongylus cantonensis or Angiostrongylus costaricensis infections. Most of the time ... There are no specific diagnostic investigations for Angiostrongylus cantonensis or Angiostrongylus costaricensis infections. ...
  • Angiostrongylus cantonensis -infected rats were examined for the presence of antigen sensitive lymphocytes, as assessed by the in vitro uptake of tritiated thymidine by cells of various lymphoid organs (cervical, mediastinal and mesenteric lymph nodes, spleen and peripheral blood), following stimulation by adult worm antigen. (ajtmh.org)
  • Beaver J.-A. and Dobson C. (1978) Acetylcholinesterase levels in Angiostrongylus cantonensis in relation to the immune response in rats. (edu.au)
  • OBJECTIVES: The purposes of this study were to evaluate if (1) Angiostrongylus vasorum-infected dogs recruit pulmonary arteriovenous (AV) shunts attenuating the development of pulmonary hypertension (PH), detectable using saline contrast echocardiography, (2) anthelmintic therapy causes an acute increase in pulmonary arterial pressure (PAP), (3) Tissue Doppler Imaging (TDI) allows detection of mild changes in right ventricular function secondary to pulmonary (vascular) disease. (uzh.ch)
  • Efficacy and safety of imidacloprid/moxidectin spot-on solution and fenbendazole in the treatment of dogs naturally infected with Angiostrongylus v. (nih.gov)
  • Angiostrongylus vasorum , Crenosoma vulpis and Eucoleus aerophilus are a source of increasing concern, potentially causing significant pulmonary and severe cardiac/systemic diseases in domestic dogs and wild canids, especially red foxes ( Vulpes vulpes ). (biomedcentral.com)