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Molecular Characterization of a Non–Babesia divergens Organism Causing Zoonotic Babesiosis in Europe
In Europe, most reported human cases of babesiosis have been attributed, without strong molecular evidence, to infection with the bovine parasite Babesia divergens. We investigated the first knownExpand
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Phylogenetic relevance of the genital sclerites of Neuropterida (Insecta: Holometabola)
Abstract Segment 9 of male Raphidioptera, comprising tergite, sternite, gonocoxites, gonostyli and gonapophyses, is a benchmark for homologies in the male and female terminalia of the threeExpand
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The identification of free-living environmental isolates of amoebae from Bulgaria
A survey was carried out in Bulgaria to determine the presence of free-living amoebae (FLA) from environmental sources. In 171 (61.1%) of 280 samples, isolates of Acanthamoeba with group II or IIIExpand
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Correlations between Morphological, Molecular Biological, and Physiological Characteristics in Clinical and Nonclinical Isolates of Acanthamoeba spp
ABSTRACT Eleven Acanthamoeba isolates, obtained fromAcanthamoeba keratitis patients, from contact lens cases of non-Acanthamoeba keratitis patients, from asymptomatic individuals, from necroticExpand
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Analysis of the sensitization profile towards allergens in central Africa
Background Almost no information is available regarding the prevalence of IgE‐mediated allergies and the disease‐eliciting allergens in tropical Africa.
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Mitochondrial phylogenomics illuminates the evolutionary history of Neuropterida
Neuroptera (lacewings) and allied orders Megaloptera (dobsonflies, alderflies) and Raphidioptera (snakeflies) are predatory insects and together make up the clade Neuropterida. The higher‐levelExpand
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Cytotoxic Activities of Alkylphosphocholines against Clinical Isolates of Acanthamoeba spp
ABSTRACT Free-living amoebae of the genus Acanthamoeba are causing serious chronic conditions such as destructive keratitis in contact lens wearers or granulomatous amoebic encephalitis inExpand
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Echinococcus granulosus strain differentiation based on sequence heterogeneity in mitochondrial genes of cytochrome c oxidase-1 and NADH dehydrogenase-1.
Genetic analyses of Echinococcus granulosus isolates from different intermediate host species have demonstrated substantial levels of variation for some genotype (strain) clusters. To determine theExpand
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Prevention of prenatal toxoplasmosis by serological screening of pregnant women in Austria.
In 1975 Austria introduced an obligatory serological screening of pregnant women for toxoplasmosis. Every woman is tested for antibodies at the beginning of her pregnancy and, in case ofExpand
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