Sparganum

Known as: Larvae, Plerocercoid, Plerocercoid Larvae, Sparganums 
The larval form of the diphyllobothriid tapeworms of the genus DIPHYLLOBOTHRIUM and SPIROMETRA. Fish-eating mammals and man are the final hosts.
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2014
2014
This study is the first investigation on seasonal dynamics of parasites component community of the Aequidens tetramerus from an… (More)
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Sparganosis is caused by the invasion of Spirometra sparganum into various tissues/organs. Subcutaneous sparganosis… (More)
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2010
2010
We conducted a study of serodiagnosis of experimental sparganum infections of mice and human sparganosis by enzyme-linked… (More)
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2005
2005
Pseudophyllidean cestodes as Ligula have a complex life cycle with cyclopoid copepods as first intermediate host… (More)
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1994
1994
A seroepidemiologic observation of anti-Spirometra erinacei plerocercoid (sparganum) antibody (IgG) in serum was made in normal… (More)
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1993
1993
An experimental study was performed to observe the infectivity of sparganum (plerocercoid of Spirometra erinacei) treated by… (More)
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1989
1989
Neurons immunoreactive to small cardiac peptide B (SCPb) occur in the scolex and neck region of adultDiphyllobothrium dendriticum… (More)
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1981
1981
The release of neurosecretory material was studied in the cestode tapeworm Diphyllobothrium dendriticum. In plerocercoid larvae… (More)
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1976
1976
The autopsy of a man who died of Hodgkin disease revealed that a peculiar metazoan parasite had proliferated and disseminated… (More)
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