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Genetic Diversity of Echinococcus granulosus Genotype G1 in Xinjiang, Northwest of China

Yan B, Liu X, Wu J, Zhao S, Yuan W, Wang B, Wureli H, Tu C, Chen C, wang Y

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):391-396.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.391
Cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by E. granulosus is a serious helminthic zoonosis in humans, livestock and wildlife. Xinjiang is one of high endemic province for CE in China. A total...
A Retrospective Analysis on the Cystic Echinococcosis Cases Occured in Northeastern Punjab Province, Pakistan

Khan A, Zahoor S, Ahmed H, Malik U, Butt RA, Muzam MS, Kilinc SG, Noor N, Zahoor S, Afzal MS, Mansur H, Irum S, Simsek S

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):385-390.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.385
A retrospective study was performed to report the case occurrence of cystic echinococcosis (CE) in three hospitals of north-eastern region in Punjab Province, Pakistan. We reviewed retrospectively the clinical records...
Molecular and Morphologic Identification of Spirometra ranarum Found in the Stool of African Lion, Panthera leo in the Serengeti Plain of Tanzania

Eom KS, Park H, Lee D, Choe S, Kang Y, Bia MM, Lee SH, Keyyu J, Fyumagwa R, Jeon HK

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):379-383.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.379
The present study was performed with morphological and molecular analysis (cox1 and nad1 mitochondrial genes) to identify the proglottids of spirometrid tapeworm found in the stool of an African lion,...
A Case of Fascioliasis in A Wild Nutria, Myocastor coypus, in Republic of Korea

Kim HS, Kong JY, Kim JH, Yeon SC, Hong IH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):375-378.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.375
A total of 44 adult or juvenile nutrias were necropsied for disease survey. A large nodule was found in the liver of a nutria. The histopathological specimen of the hepatic...
Identification of Cystoisospora ohioensis in a Diarrheal Dog in Korea

Lee S, Kim J, Cheon DS, Moon EA, Seo DJ, Jung S, Shin H, Choi C

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):371-374.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.371
A 3-month-old female Maltese puppy was hospitalized with persistent diarrhea in a local veterinary clinic. Blood chemistry and hematology profile were analyzed and fecal smear was examined. Diarrheal stools were...
Molecular Identification of Bartonella melophagi and Wolbachia Supergroup F from Sheep Keds in Xinjiang, China

Liu Y, He B, Li F, Li K, Zhang L, Li X, Zhao L

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):365-370.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.365
To confirm that Bartonella and Wolbachia were carried by sheep keds (Melophagus ovinus) in southern Xinjiang of China, 17 M. ovinus samples, which were collected in Aksu Prefecture, Xinjiang, were...
Molecular Genetic Findings of Spirometra decipiens and S. ranarum in Korea

Jeon HK, Huh S, Sohn WM, Chai JY, Eom KS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):359-364.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.359
The taxonomy of Spirometra species has been controversial despite the medical and veterinary importance. Currently, only a few Spirometra species are considered valid species in the genus Spirometra. In the...
Infection Status with Metagonimus spp. Metacercariae in Fishes from Seomjin-gang and Tamjin-gang in Republic of Korea

Sohn WM, Na BK, Cho SH, Ju JW, Kim CH, Yoon KB

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):351-358.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.351
To grasp the infection status of Metagonimus spp. metacercariae (MsMc), the freshwater fishes were surveyed from Seomjin-gang (river) and Tamjin-gang in the Republic of Korea. Total 1,604 fishes from 7...
Infections with Centrocestus armatus Metacercariae in Fishes from Water Systems of Major Rivers in Republic of Korea

Sohn WM, Na BK, Cho SH, Ju JW, Kim CH, Yoon KB, Kim JD, Son DC, Lee SW

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):341-349.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.341
The infection status of Centrocestus armatus metacercariae (CaMc) was broadly surveyed in freshwater fishes from major river systems in the Republic of Korea (Korea) during 2008–2017. A total of 14,977...
Survey on Intestinal Helminthic Infection Status of Students in Two Counties, Hadong-gun and Goseong-gun, Korea

Bahk YY, Park YK, Na BK, Sohn WM, Hong SJ, Chai JY, Kim TS

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):335-339.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.335
This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of intestinal parasites among students from Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do and Hadong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do as typical low and high endemic counties. From May to July...
Evaluation of Protective Immune Response Induced by a DNA Vaccine Encoding GRA8 against Acute Toxoplasmosis in a Murine Model

Chu JQ, Huang S, Ye W, Fan XY, Huang R, Ye SC, Yu CY, Wu WY, Zhou Y, Zhou W, Lee YH, Quan JH

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):325-334.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.325
Toxoplasma gondii is an apicomplexan zoonotic protozoan parasite that infects most species of warm-blooded animals, including humans. The heavy incidence and severe or lethal damage caused by T. gondii infection...
Research Progress on Leptotrombidium deliense

Lv Y, Guo XG, Jin DC

  • Korean J Parasitol.
  • 2018 Aug;56(4):313-324.
  • doi: 10.3347/kjp.2018.56.4.313
This article reviews Leptotrombidium deliense, including its discovery and nomenclature, morphological features and identification, life cycle, ecology, relationship with diseases, chromosomes and artificial cultivation. The first record of L. deliense...

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