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Practical Algorisms for PCR-RFLP-Based Genotyping of Echinococcus granulosus Sensu Lato

Kim HJ, Yong TS, Shin MH, Lee KJ, Park GM, Suvonkulov U, Kovalenko , Yu HS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):679-684.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.679
Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s.l.) is a causative agent of cystic echinococcosis or cystic hydatid disease in humans and domestic and wild animals. The disease is a serious health problem...
Seroprevalence of Dirofilaria immitis in Cats from Liaoning Province, Northeastern China

Hou H, Cao L, Ren W, Wang D, Ding H, You J, Yao X, Dong H, Guo Y, Yuan S, Zhang X, Gong P

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):673-677.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.673
The present study was performed to investigate the seroprevalence and risk factors for Dirofilaria immitis infection in cats from Liaoning province, northeastern China. From October 2014 to September 2016, sera...
First Blindness Cases of Horses Infected with Setaria Digitata (Nematoda: Filarioidea) in the Republic of Korea

Shin J, Ahn KS, Suh GH, Kim HJ, Jeong HS, Kim BS, Choi E, Shin SS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):667-671.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.667
Ocular setariases of cattle were reported but those of equine hosts have never been reported in the Republic of Korea (Korea). We found motile worms in the aqueous humor of...
Antimalarial Activity of C-10 Substituted Triazolyl Artemisinin

Park GM, Park H, Oh S, Lee S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):661-665.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.661
We synthesized C-10 substituted triazolyl artemisinins by the Huisgen cycloaddition reaction between dihydroartemisinins (2) and variously substituted 1, 2, 3-triazoles (8a-8h). The antimalarial activities of 32 novel artemisinin derivatives were...
A Case of Biliary Ascariasis in Korea

Choi JH, Seo M

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):659-660.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.659
Biliary ascariasis is still the leading cause of surgical complication of ascariasis, though its incidence has been dramatically reduced. Herein, we report a case of biliary ascariasis for the purpose...
First Molecular Characterization of Hypoderma actaeon in Cattle and Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) in Portugal

Ahmed H, Sousa SR, Simsek S, Anastácio S, Kilinc SG

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):653-658.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.653
Hypoderma spp. larvae cause subcutaneous myiasis in several animal species. The objective of the present investigation was to identify and characterize morphologically and molecularly the larvae of Hypoderma spp. collected...
Molecular and Biochemical Characterization of Opisthorchis viverrini Calreticulin

Chaibangyang W, Geadkaew-Krenc A, Vichasri-Grams S, Tesana S, Grams R

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):643-652.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.643
Calreticulin (CALR), a multifunctional protein thoroughly researched in mammals, comprises N-, P-, and C-domain and has roles in calcium homeostasis, chaperoning, clearance of apoptotic cells, cell adhesion, and also angiogenesis....
Zoonotic Trematode Metacercariae in Fish from Yangon, Myanmar and Their Adults Recovered from Experimental Animals

Chai JY, Sohn WM, Na BK, Park JB, Jeoung HG, Hoang EH, Htoon TT, Tin HH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):631-641.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.631
A survey was performed to investigate the infection status of zoonotic trematode (ZT) metacercariae in fish from a local market in Yangon City, Myanmar. A total of 264 fish (12...
Development of Monoclonal Antibodies for Diagnosis of Plasmodium vivax

Linh NT, Park H, Lee J, Liu DX, Seo GE, Sohn HJ, Han JH, Han ET, Shin HJ, Yeo SJ

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):623-630.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.623
Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase (pLDH) is a strong target antigen for the determination of infection with Plasmodium species specifically. However, a more effective antibody is needed because of the low sensitivity...
IL-12 and IL-23 Production in Toxoplasma gondii- or LPS-Treated Jurkat T Cells via PI3K and MAPK Signaling Pathways

Ismail HA, Kang BH, Kim JS, Lee JH, Choi IW, Cha GH, Yuk JM, Lee YH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):613-622.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.613
IL-12 and IL-23 are closely related in structure, and have been shown to play crucial roles in regulation of immune responses. However, little is known about the regulation of these...
Comparison of Placenta PCR and Maternal Serology of Aborted Women for Detection of Toxoplasma gondii in Ardabil, Iran

Matin S, Shahbazi G, Namin ST, Moradpour , Feizi F, Piri-dogahe H

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):607-611.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.607
Primary maternal infection with toxoplasmosis during pregnancy is frequently associated with transplacental transmission of the parasite to the fetus. This study was conducted to test the utility of PCR assay...
Genotypic Identification of Cystoisospora in Immunocompromised Patients Using T(m)-Variation Analysis

Basyoni MM, Elghobary

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):601-606.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.601
Cystoisospora is responsible for morbidity in immunocompromised patients. PCR is sensitive for diagnosing Cystoisospora; however, it needs reevaluation for differential molecular diagnosis of cystoisosporiasis. We aimed at evaluating melting curve...
Therapeutic Effects of Resiniferatoxin Related with Immunological Responses for Intestinal Inflammation in Trichinellosis

Muñoz-Carrillo JL, Muñoz-López JL, Muñoz-Escobedo JJ, Maldonado-Tapia C, Gutiérrez-Coronado O, Contreras-Cordero JF, Moreno-García MA

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2017 Dec;55(6):587-599.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2017.55.6.587
The immune response against Trichinella spiralis at the intestinal level depends on the CD4⁺ T cells, which can both suppress or promote the inflammatory response through the synthesis of diverse...

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