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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15] Anti-dsDNA antibodies were measured by the Crithidia luciliae indirect immunofluorescence test, [16] which is regarded as a reference method because of high specificity.
Anti nuclear antibodies were detected in patient serum by indirect immunofluorescence using rat liver and HEp-2 cells as substrate whereas anti double stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (dsDNA) antibodies were detected in patient serum by indirect immunofluorescence with Crithidia lucilae as the substrate.
New insights about cross-reactive epitopes of six trypanosomatid genera revealed that Crithidia and Leptomonas have antigenic similarity to L.
cruzi I (MHOM/CO/07/REM y MHOM/CO/07/338); mientras que los controles negativos incluyeron ADN aislado de T rangeli, Leishmania panamensis, Toxoplasma gondii, Crithidia lucillae y ADN aislado de la sangre no infectada con T cruzi.
Badges hep 2 crithidia lucilae, kidney stomach, anca ethanol transglutaminase ac, anti tpo, tg anti igm)
Anti-dsDNA was measured semiquantitatively using Fluoro nDNA test (MBL, Japan) that employed Crithidia luciliae indirect immunofluorescent test (CLIFT) method.
In this way, other authors suggest the importance of flowers in the transmition of several pathogens, such as Crithidia bombi and Nosema bombi (Colla et al.
tarentolae (5, 10), Leishmania donovani (11), Trypanosoma brucei (5, 17-19) y Trypanosoma cruzi (20) y, secuencias parciales de los maxicirculos de Leishmania major (21), Leishmania amazonensis (22), Crithidia fasciculata (23, 24) y Phytomonas serpens (25, 26).
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.