Crithidia


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Crithidia

(kri-thid'ē-ă),
A genus of asexual, monogenetic, insect-parasitizing flagellates in the family Trypanosomatidae.
[Mod. L., fr. G. krithidion, dim. of krithē, barley]

cri·thid·i·a

(kri-thid'ē-ă),
Former term for epimastigote.
[Mod. L. fr. G. krithidion, dim. of krithē, barley]

Crithidia

/Cri·thid·ia/ (krĭ-thid´e-ah) a genus of parasitic protozoa found in the digestive tract of arthropods and other invertebrates.

Crithidia

a genus, the trypanosomes, in the family Trypanosomatidae found in arthropods and other invertebrates.

Crithidia luciliae
commercial preparations of this organism are used as substrate in assays for serum antibodies against native DNA.
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We believe that since close association is an obvious prerequisite for genetic exchange, and the infection of host fly of Leishmania by Crithidia, so their coexistence inside the insect gut, could prompt the genetic exchange to take place probably through meiosis as it is evident in T.
Contract awarded for Nrelaboratorio - march immunology reagents (plates, crithidia, kidney, ena, anca, ac antitransglut)
The patient had anti-dsDNA antibodies (Kallestad Quantafluor Crithidia lucilae Sanofi Diagnostic Pasteur, Inc.
The binding of antihistone antibodies to crithidia luciliae kinetoplasts is growth cycle-dependent.
Samples showing homogeneous staining patterns were reevaluated using the Crithidia luciliae substrate (ImmunoConcepts), which specifically detects antibodies to double-stranded DNA (dsDNA), and by enzymelinked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to detect antibodies to chromatin (INOVA Diagnostics, San Diego, CA), both according to the manufacturers' instructions.
In fact, the presence of Crithidia bombi, a gut pathogen that lives within the intestinal track of bumblebees (like Nosema bombi) and can spread between bees at flowers, was found only in bees foraging near greenhouses.
Biological activities of essential oil obtained from Cymbopogon citrates on Crithidia deanei.
The most clear-cut case came from the gut parasite Crithidia bombi, which Otterstatter and Thomson modeled for the new study of pathogen spillover.
The most dramatic case was the gut parasite Crithidia bombi.
For this analysis, the reference ranges of C3 and C4 from The Ohio State University Clinical Laboratory were used to identify the lower limits of normal, and the presence or absence of ADNA was determined by a Crithidia luciliae assay.
Anti-dsDNA detection: Three main methods are available for the detection of anti-dsDNA which are the Crithidia luciliae immunofluorescence (CLIF) method, Farr assay, and ELISA.