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.
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'We have found the earliest evidence for fish tapeworm, Echinostoma worm, and giant kidney worm in Britain,' said study lead author Dr Piers Mitchell of Cambridge's Department of Archaeology.
Phylogenetic relationships of Echinostoma Rudolphi, 1809 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) and related genera re-assessed via DNA and morphological analysis.
Echinostomiasis (Echinostoma spp.) www.cdc.gov/dpdx/echinostomiasis/ (Accessed February 2016).
In total, the following 13 metazoan parasite species were found: 2 monogenea (Gyrodactylus proterorhini and Gyrodactylus sp.) 6 digenean metacercariae (Tylodelphys clavata, Diplostomum spathaceum, Apatemon gracilis, Posthodiplostomum sp., Ascocotyle sp., and Echinostoma sp.), 1 cestoda (Bothriocephalus acheilognathi), 3 nematodes (Spiroxys contortus, Eustrongylides excisus, and Contraceacum rudolphii), and 1 arthropoda Ergasilus (sieboldi).
Characterisation of proteins differentially present in the plasma of Biomphalaria glabrata susceptible or resistant to Echinostoma caproni.
These non-Fasciola infections are caused by parasites whose other known intermediate hosts are nonlymnaeid snails, which in the Philippines include Pila luzonica, second intermediate host for Echinostoma ilocanum, and Oncomelania hupensis quadrasi, first intermediate host of Schistosoma japonicum.
occidualis, Echinostoma trivolvis, Megalodiscus temperatus, and Fasciola hepatica (Sapp and Esch, 1994) which can cause disease in wildlife (Gustafson and Bolek, 2015), livestock (Case, 1953), and humans (Graczyk and Fried, 1998).
Echinostoma hortense infection with enteritis diagnosed by upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in a dog.
(2011) Biochemical profile of Biomphalaria glabrata (Mollusca: Gastropoda) after infection by Echinostoma paraensei (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) Parasitol Res, 109: 885-891.
Effect of ammonium chloride on Bimphalaria alexandrina and its infection with Schistosome mansoni and Echinostoma liei miracidia.