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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...
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 ...
International Journal for Parasitology. Parasites and Wil... Ramos-de-Souza J, Maldonado-Jr A et. al.
May 18th, 2021 - The life cycles of many parasitic nematodes include terrestrial gastropods as intermediate hosts. Over the past few decades, a number of cases of parasitism between molluscs and medically-important nematodes have been reported in Brazil, in partic...
Parasitology de Mattos Pereira L, de Jezuz MPG et. al.
Mar 18th, 2021 - Angiostrongylus cantonensis is the main aetiological agent of eosinophilic meningoencephalitis in humans. Several outbreaks have been documented around the world, cementing its status as an emerging global public health concern. As a result, new s...
The Journal of Parasitology; Chen KM, Peng CY et. al.
Mar 9th, 2021 - Peroxisome-proliferator activator receptor γ (PPARγ) has an anti-inflammatory role that inhibits the nuclear factor-κB (NF-κB) pathway and regulates the expressions of pro-inflammatory proteins, whereas its role in parasitic meningoencephalitis re...