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Genotypic variation among lineages of Trypanosoma cruzi and its geographic aspects.
Isozyme analysis with 18 enzyme loci was conducted on 146 isolates of Trypanosoma cruzi from Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay and Chile. Forty-four different MLGsExpand
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Strongyloides ratti: thermokinetic behavior of third-stage larvae on a temperature gradient.
We examined the thermokinetic behaviors of infective third-stage larvae (L3) of the rodent parasitic nematode Strongyloides ratti on temperature gradients using an in vitro agarose tracking assayExpand
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The role of interleukin-5 in protective immunity to Strongyloides venezuelensis infection in mice.
We depleted or neutralized interleukin-5 (IL-5) and IL-5 receptor of C57BL/6 mice, using rat anti-murine IL-5 monoclonal antibody (NC17) and anti-murine IL-5 receptor monoclonal antibody (H7). MiceExpand
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Plants used in Guatemala for the treatment of protozoal infections. I. Screening of activity to bacteria, fungi and American trypanosomes of 13 native plants.
Extracts were prepared from 13 native plants used for the treatment of protozoal infections. Activity against bacteria and fungi was demonstrated by dilution procedures; Trypanosoma cruzi wasExpand
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Assay of nematocidal activity of isoquinoline alkaloids using third-stage larvae of Strongyloides ratti and S. venezuelensis.
We examined the effects of isoquinoline alkaloids in vitro in an effort to identify a treatment for Strongyloides stercoralis larva migrans in humans. Infective third-stage larvae of S. ratti and S.Expand
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Strongyloides ratti: chemotactic responses of third-stage larvae to selected serum proteins and albumins
  • M. Koga, I. Tada
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Helminthology
  • 1 September 2000
Abstract Experiments were carried out in vitro to investigate whether the sera of several animals as well as albumins and peptides might act as attractants for larvae of Strongyloidesratti. SamplesExpand
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Molecular phylogeny of Trypanosoma cruzi from Central America (Guatemala) and a comparison with South American strains
Molecular phylogenetic analysis was carried out for 21 strains of Trypanosoma cruzi, nine of which were obtained from Guatemala and 12 from South America. Phylogenetic trees were constructed usingExpand
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IgE response inStrongyloides ratti-infected rats with special reference to the life cycle of the parasite
Parasite-specific IgE antibody response was examined inStrongyloides ratti-infected rats. The results showed that the parasite-specific IgE antibody response was generated after a primary infection.Expand
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