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Chewing Lice of Swan Geese (Anser cygnoides): New Host-Parasite Associations

Choi CY, Takekawa J, Prosser DJ, Smith LM, Ely CR, Fox AD, Cao L, Wang X, Batbayar N, Natsagdorj T, Xiao X

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):685-691.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.685
Chewing lice (Phthiraptera) that parasitize the globally threatened swan goose Anser cygnoides have been long recognized since the early 19th century, but those records were probably biased towards sampling of...
Toll-Like Receptor-Mediated Free Radical Generation in Clonorchis sinensis Excretory-Secretory Product-Treated Cholangiocarcinoma Cells

Bahk YY, Pak JH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):679-684.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.679
Clonorchiasis, caused by direct contact with Clonorchis sinensis worms and their excretory-secretory products (ESPs), is associated with chronic inflammation, malignant changes in bile ducts, and even cholangiocarcinogenesis. Our previous report...
Epidemiological Characteristics of Strongyloidiasis in Inhabitants of Indigenous Communities in Borneo Island, Malaysia

Ngui R, Halim NA, Rajoo Y, Lim YA, Ambu S, Rajoo K, Chang TS, Woon LC, Mahmud R

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):673-678.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.673
Epidemiological study on strongyloidiasis in humans is currently lacking in Malaysia. Thus, a cross-sectional study was carried out to determine the prevalence of Strongyloides stercoralis infection among the inhabitants of...
Canine Wound Myiasis Caused by Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in Korea

Choe S, Lee D, Park H, Jeon HK, Kim H, Kang JH, Jee CH, Eom KS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):667-671.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.667
Myiasis is a relatively common infection of animals kept as pets, although only 1 case of canine myiasis has been described so far in the Republic of Korea. In the...
A Case of Chaunocephalosis by Chaunocephalus ferox (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) in an Oriental White Stork, Ciconia boyciana, in Korea

Choe S, Lee D, Park H, Jeon HK, Lee Y, Na KJ, Park SR, Eom KS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):659-665.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.659
We intended to describe a case of chaunocephalosis and morphological characteristics of its causative agent, Chaunocephalus ferox, recovered from an oriental white stork, Ciconia boyciana, in the Republic of Korea....
Differential Expression of Hox and Notch Genes in Larval and Adult Stages of Echinococcus granulosus

Dezaki ES, Yaghoobi M, Taheri E, Almani PG, Tohidi F, Gottstein , Harandi MF

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):653-658.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.653
This investigation aimed to evaluate the differential expression of HoxB7 and notch genes in different developmental stages of Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto. The expression of HoxB7 gene was observed at...
Prevalence, Associated Risk Factors, and Phylogenetic Analysis of Toxocara vitulorum Infection in Yaks on the Qinghai Tibetan Plateau, China

Li K, Lan Y, Luo H, Zhang H, Liu D, Zhang L, Gui R, Wang L, Shahzad M, Sizhu S, Li J, Chamba Y

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):645-652.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.645
Toxocara vitulorum has been rarely reported in yaks at high altitudes and remote areas of Sichuan Province of Tibetan Plateau of China. The current study was designed to investigate the...
Immune Correlates of Resistance to Trichinella spiralis Reinfection in Mice

Chu KB, Kim SS, Lee SH, Lee DH, Kim AR, Quan FS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):637-643.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.637
The immune correlate of host resistance induced by reinfection of Trichinella spiralis remains unclear. In this study, we investigated immune correlates between the resistance and serum IgG antibody level, CD23⁺...
Multiplex-Touchdown PCR to Simultaneously Detect Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia lamblia, and Cyclospora cayetanensis, the Major Causes of Traveler's Diarrhea

Shin JH, Lee SE, Kim TS, Ma DW, Chai JY, Shin EH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):631-636.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.631
This study aimed to develop a multiplex-touchdown PCR method to simultaneously detect 3 species of protozoan parasites, i.e., Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia lamblia, and Cyclospora cayetanensis, the major causes of traveler’s...
A First Case of Human Trichuriasis from a Roman Lead Coffin in France

Dufour B, Segard M, Le Bailly

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):625-629.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.625
A paleoparasitological study was carried out on 2 lead coffins recovered from the Roman site of Jaunay-Clan (near Poitiers, France). For the first time, this particular type of burial gave...
Traditional Living Habits of the Taz Tundra Population: A Paleoparasitological Study

Slepchenko SM, Ivanov SN, Nikolaevich BA, Alekseevich TA, Sergeyevich SV

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):617-623.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.617
An excavation of the Vesakoyakha II–IV and Nyamboyto I burial grounds was conducted during the 2014 field season, and soil samples from intact burials dating from the 19th and 20th...
Assessing the Archaeoparasitological Potential of Quids As a Source Material for Immunodiagnostic Analyses

Morrow JJ, Reinhard K

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):605-616.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.605
In the present study, quids from La Cueva de los Muertos Chiquitos (CMC) were subjected to ELISA tests for 2 protozoan parasites, Toxoplasma gondii (n=45) and Trypanosoma cruzi (n=43). The...
Temporal and Spatial Distribution of Enterobius vermicularis (Nematoda: Oxyuridae) in the Prehistoric Americas

Reinhard K, Araújo A, Morrow JJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):591-603.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.591
Investigations of Enterobius sp. infection in prehistory have produced a body of data that can be used to evaluate the geographic distribution of infection through time in the Americas. Regional...
Prehistoric Pathoecology as Represented by Parasites of a Mummy from the Peruaçu Valley, Brazil

Reinhard K, Araújo A

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):585-590.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.585
Paleopathologists have begun exploring the pathoecology of parasitic diseases in relation to diet and environment. We are summarizing the parasitological findings from a mummy in the site of Lapa do...
The Paleoparasitology in Brazil and Findings in Human Remains from South America: A Review

Novo SP, Ferreira L

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):573-583.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.573
The review article presents some of the history of how paleoparasitology started in Brazil, making highlight the great responsible Dr. Luiz Fernando Ferreira and Dr. Adauto Araújo, the trajectory of...
Ancient Human Parasites in Ethnic Chinese Populations

Yeh HY, Mitchell P

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):565-572.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.565
Whilst archaeological evidence for many aspects of life in ancient China is well studied, there has been much less interest in ancient infectious diseases, such as intestinal parasites in past...
Detection Trend of Helminth Eggs in the Strata Soil Samples from Ancient Historic Places of Korea

Seo M, Chai JY, Kim MJ, Shim SY, Ki HC, Shin DH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):555-563.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.555
For several years, we have conducted a series of studies on the patterns of ancient parasitism prevailing in the soil of rural and urban areas of past Kingdom of Korea....
Preface for Special Section on Paleoparasitology

Chai JY, Seo M, Shin DH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2016 Oct;54(5):553-554.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2016.54.5.553
No abstract available.

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