Paragonimus westermani

Known as: Japanese Lung Fluke, westermanus, Paragonimus, Oriental Lung Fluke 
A species of parasitic flatworms in the family Troglotrematidae. The lifecycle of P. westermani involves freshwater snails as the first intermediate… (More)
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2007
2007
Adult flukes of Paragonimus species were obtained from lungs of experimental animals infected with metacercariae found in field… (More)
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2001
2001
An immunoglobulin G (IgG)-coated surface, such as that found on helminth parasites, is one of the most effective physiologic… (More)
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2000
2000
The lung fluke, Paragonimus westermani (Kerbert, 1878), is widely distributed in Asia, and exhibits much variation in its… (More)
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1997
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1997
Nucleotide sequences were obtained for the second internal transcribed spacer of the ribosomal gene repeat and for part of the… (More)
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1997
1997
In mature Paragonimus westermani, specific activity of parasitic cysteine protease declines. To clarify which of the known 17… (More)
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1995
1995
To infect definitive or paratenic hosts, metacercariae of Paragonimus westermani should excyst in the host intestine. Optimum… (More)
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1995
1995
Protease activity was identified in crude extracts of Paragonimus westermani eggs which were purified from infected dog lungs… (More)
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1994
1994
Restriction endonuclease analysis of mitochondrial DNA was carried out in order to differentiate diploid and triploid types of… (More)
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1987
1987
Many ultrastructural studies have been made of the tegument of adult digenetic trematodes (Threadgold 1963, QJ Microsc Sci 104… (More)
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1985
1985
An enzyme analysis of diploid and triploid Paragonimus westermani was conducted using starch gel electrophoresis. In total, 16… (More)
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