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Detection of Tritrichomonas foetus by PCR and DNA Enzyme Immunoassay Based on rRNA Gene Unit Sequences
ABSTRACT Tritrichomonas foetus is the causative agent of bovine tritrichomonosis, a sexually transmitted disease leading to infertility and abortion. Diagnosis is hampered by putative contaminationExpand
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Molecular and immunodiagnostic investigations on bovine neosporosis in Switzerland
Abstract Neospora caninum has gained considerable attention through its role in the aetiology of bovine abortion. Due to its close phylogenetic relationship with Toxoplasma gondii, respectiveExpand
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Diagnosis of Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii infection by PCR and DNA hybridization immunoassay.
A recently described PCR test for the identification of Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii has been further developed and optimized in view of its practicability for routine diagnosticExpand
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Vaccination of mice against experimental Neospora caninum infection using NcSAG1- and NcSRS2-based recombinant antigens and DNA vaccines.
NcSAG1 and NcSRS2, the two major immunodominant tachyzoite surface antigens of the apicomplexan parasite Neospora caninum, were investigated for their potential as vaccine candidates in mice.Expand
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Characterization of Giardia lamblia WB C6 clones resistant to nitazoxanide and to metronidazole.
OBJECTIVES The characterization of Giardia lamblia WB C6 strains resistant to metronidazole and to the nitro-thiazole nitazoxanide [2-acetolyloxy-N-(5-nitro 2-thiazolyl) benzamide] as the parentExpand
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Detection of Leishmania RNA Virus in Leishmania Parasites
Background Patients suffering from cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) caused by New World Leishmania (Viannia) species are at high risk of developing mucosal (ML) or disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasisExpand
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Occurrence of Leishmania sp. in cutaneous lesions of horses in Central Europe.
The present report describes a novel etiological agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis in horses that, at least for some cases, sporadically appeared as autochthonous infections in geographically distantExpand
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Identification of differentially expressed genes in a Giardia lamblia WB C6 clone resistant to nitazoxanide and metronidazole.
OBJECTIVES The characterization of differential gene expression in Giardia lamblia WB C6 strain C4 resistant to metronidazole and nitazoxanide using microarray technology and quantitative real-timeExpand
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In Vitro Effects of Thiazolides on Giardia lamblia WB Clone C6 Cultured Axenically and in Coculture with Caco2 Cells
ABSTRACT The thiazolides represent a novel class of anti-infective drugs, with the nitrothiazole nitazoxanide [2-acetolyloxy-N-(5-nitro 2-thiazolyl) benzamide] (NTZ) as the parent compound. NTZExpand
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Genome-wide identification of pathogenicity factors of the free-living amoeba Naegleria fowleri
BackgroundThe free-living amoeba Naegleria fowleri is the causative agent of the rapidly progressing and typically fatal primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) in humans. Despite the devastatingExpand
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