Molecular characterization of Gastrodiscoides hominis (Platyhelminthes: Trematoda: Digenea) inferred from ITS rDNA sequence analysis

  title={Molecular characterization of Gastrodiscoides hominis (Platyhelminthes: Trematoda: Digenea) inferred from ITS rDNA sequence analysis},
  author={L. Goswami and P. Prasad and V. Tandon and A. Chatterjee},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
Gastrodiscoides hominis (Digenea: Paramphistomata: Gastrodiscidae) is an amphistomid intestinal fluke of pigs causing gastrodiscoidiosis. With the use of molecular tools assisting the conventional diagnostic procedures, we aimed at finding out molecular characterization of G. hominis using PCR amplifications of rDNA ITS (1, 2) sequences. The sequences obtained (GenBank accession numbers EF027096, EF027097, EF027098, EU887294, and EU887295) were compared with available sequences of other… Expand
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