Echinococcus granulosus

Known as: Echinococcus granulosus s. s., Hyper Tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto 
A species of cyclophyllid tapeworms in the family Taeniidae. The lifecycle for E. granulosus involves ungulates as the intermediate host and canids… (More)
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2015
2015
Echinococcus granulosus, formerly regarded as a single species with a high genotypic and phenotypic diversity, is now recognised… (More)
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2013
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2013
Cystic echinococcosis (hydatid disease), caused by the tapeworm E. granulosus, is responsible for considerable human morbidity… (More)
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2007
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2007
Despite inducing a strong host cellular and humoral immune response, the helminth Echinococcus granulosus is a highly successful… (More)
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2005
2005
Antigen B (AgB), an immunodominant component of the cestode parasite Echinococcus granulosus, presents homology to and shares… (More)
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2004
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2004
We describe the development of a specific and sensitive PCR/semi-nested PCR system for the rapid diagnosis of Echinococcus… (More)
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2003
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2003
The northern biotype of Echinococcus granulosus occurs in North America and northern Eurasia in life-cycles involving cervids… (More)
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2002
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2002
Iran is an important endemic focus of cystic hydatid disease (CHD) where several species of intermediate host are commonly… (More)
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2001
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2001
By directly suppressing the function of certain immune cell subsets and by stimulating other cell populations related to… (More)
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1998
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1998
The prevalence and distribution of Echinococcus granulosus in sheepdogs was studied in 13 provinces of Iran, where 90% of the… (More)
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1997
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1997
We have used nuclear (ribosomal ITS1) and mitochondrial (ND1) sequences to characterize human and pig isolates of Echinococcus… (More)
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