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Heme oxygenase-1 modulates brain inflammation and apoptosis in mice with angiostrongyli...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2021.102528
Parasitology International; Chen KM, Lan KP et. al.

Dec 24th, 2021 - The rat nematode lungworm Angiostrongylus cantonensis undergoes obligatory intracerebral migration in its hosts and causes eosinophilic meningitis or meningoencephalitis. Heme oxygenase 1 (HO-1) has several cytoprotective properties such as anti-o...

Feasibility of near-infrared spectroscopy for species identification and parasitologica...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8584770
PloS One; Valladares V, Pasquini C et. al.

Nov 12th, 2021 - Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) has been applied in epidemiological surveillance studies of insect vectors of parasitic diseases, such as the Dengue's mosquitoes. However, regarding mollusks, vectors of important worldwide helminth diseases such...

Eosinophilic meningitis in New Caledonia: The role of Angiostrongylus cantonensis?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8360557
PloS One; Melot B, Delvallez G et. al.

Aug 13th, 2021 - Eosinophilic meningitis is a rare form of meningitis with sequelae or death occurring in approximately 2-3% of cases. The most frequent etiological agent is the parasite Angiostrongylus cantonensis. The aim of this study was to characterize New Ca...

Abdominal angiostrongyliasis in the Americas: fifty years since the discovery of a new ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8296644
Parasites & Vectors; Rojas A, Maldonado-Junior A et. al.

Jul 24th, 2021 - Angiostrongylus costaricensis is a zoonotic parasitic nematode described for the first time in 1971 by Pedro Morera and Rodolfo Céspedes in Costa Rica. This parasite causes an infection known as abdominal angiostrongyliasis, affecting mainly schoo...

Genetic Characterization and Detection of Angiostrongylus cantonensis by Molecular Appr...
https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2020.2734
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.); Chen M, Huang D et. al.

Jul 10th, 2021 - Angiostrongylus cantonensis constitutes a major etiologic agent of eosinophilic meningoencephalitis. The detection methods for angiostrongyliasis mainly depend on morphology or immunology. A firmer diagnosis could be reached by directly detecting ...

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