Effect of cyclosporin A on the survival and ultrastructure of Echinococcus granulosus protoscoleces in vitro.

@article{Colebrook2004EffectOC,
  title={Effect of cyclosporin A on the survival and ultrastructure of Echinococcus granulosus protoscoleces in vitro.},
  author={A L Colebrook and David A Jenkins and Meghan Jones and Liliana Tatarczuch and Marshall W. Lightowlers},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={129 Pt 4},
  pages={497-504}
}
Surgical treatment of human hydatidsosis involves the use of various scolicidal agents to kill infective Echinococcus granulosus protoscoleces that may disseminate into the peritoneal cavity during surgery and potentially re-infect the patient. Currently, no scolicidal agent is completely effective in killing intracystic protoscoleces in humans. Cyclosporin… CONTINUE READING