Echinostoma


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Echinostoma

(e-kī-nō-stō'mă),
A genus of digenetic flukes (family Echinostomatidae) with characteristic oral spines; widely distributed and parasitic in a broad range of bird and mammal hosts; several species have been reported in humans from Southeast Asia.
[echino- + G. stoma, mouth]

Echinostoma

(ĕk″ĭ-nŏs′tō-mă) [″ + stoma, mouth]
A genus of flukes characterized by a spiny body and the presence of a collar of spines near the anterior end. They are found in the intestines of many vertebrates, esp. aquatic birds. They occasionally occur as accidental parasites in humans.

Echinostoma

a genus of flukes in the family Echinostomatidae. Includes, besides those listed below, Echinostoma aphylactum, E. caproni, E. hortense, E. jassyenese, E. lindoensis, E. suinum.

Echinostoma iliocanum
found in the intestine of dogs, rodents and humans and may cause enteritis.
Echinostoma revolutum (syn. Echinostoma paraulum)
found in the rectum and ceca of birds and in humans. Severe infestations may cause enteritis.
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fluminea has been reported to host Phyllodistomum mingensis (Tang 1985), 5 species of Echinostoma (Echinostoma cinetorchis, Echinostoma lindoensis, Echinostoma macrorchis, Eehinostoma melis, and Echinostoma revolutum) (Keeler & Huffman 2009), and 7 species of Aspidogastrea (Tang 1992).
Echinostoma revolutum, the most widely distributed species, is found from Asia and Oceania to Europe and the Americas (1).
In 2006 six helminth species were found: five trematode species, Plagiorchis elegans (Rudolphi, 1802), Skrjabinoplagiorchis ondatrae (Andrejko, 1965), Psilotrema spiculigerum (Muhling, 1898), Psilotrema simillimum (Muhling, 1898), Echinostoma sp.
Two species of trematodes, Prosthogonimus cuneatus and Echinostoma revolutum (Fagasinski 1962, Kanev 1985), one cestode, Microsomacanthus paracompressa (Vassilev and Kamburov 1969) and one nematode, Thominx phasianina, (Vassilev and Kamburov 1965) are European species never reported in the United States (Table 1) in turkeys.
Echinostoma revolutum (Froelich, 1802) Looss, 1899 and Isthmiophora melis (Schrank, 1788) Luke, 1909 (Echinostomatinae, Digenea).
perfoliatus, Echinostoma cinetorchis, and Centrocestus formosanus) may represent an emerging problem.
Parasite influences on host life history: Echinostoma revolutum parasitism of Lymnaea elodes snails.
After the organisms were processed and stained with aceto-carmine and fast green stains, diagnostic features of Echinostoma malayanum (Leiper 1911) were noted.
Cellular response to Echinostoma caproni infection in Biomphalaria glabrata strains selected for susceptibility/resistance.
We used the following keywords: Opisthorchis, Clonorchis, Fasciola, Echinostoma, Fasciolopsis, foodborne trematodes, and foodborne trematodiasis in combination with prevalence, water, river, irrigation, dam, aquaculture, pond, and stream.
Helminths included an unidentified turbellarian (prevalence 1% to 4%) observed at three sites and the digenetic trematodes Echinostoma sp.