taenia

Summary

Summary: A genus of large tapeworms.

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  1. Nakao M, Okamoto M, Sako Y, Yamasaki H, Nakaya K, Ito A. A phylogenetic hypothesis for the distribution of two genotypes of the pig tapeworm Taenia solium worldwide. Parasitology. 2002;124:657-62 pubmed
    Genetic polymorphism was determined among 13 isolates of Taenia solium from various regions using PCR-amplified sequences of 2 mitochondrial genes: cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 and cytochrome b...
  2. Gauci C, Vural G, Oncel T, Varcasia A, Damian V, Kyngdon C, et al. Vaccination with recombinant oncosphere antigens reduces the susceptibility of sheep to infection with Taenia multiceps. Int J Parasitol. 2008;38:1041-50 pubmed
    b>Taenia multiceps is a cestode parasite, the larval stage of which encysts in the brain of sheep, goats and cattle causing an often fatal condition. The parasite also causes zoonotic infections in humans...
  3. Espindola N, Iha A, Fernandes I, Takayanagui O, Machado L, Livramento J, et al. Cysticercosis immunodiagnosis using 18- and 14-kilodalton proteins from Taenia crassiceps cysticercus antigens obtained by immunoaffinity chromatography. J Clin Microbiol. 2005;43:3178-84 pubmed
    Monoclonal antibodies (MAb) against Taenia crassiceps and Taenia solium cysticerci were produced and showed cross-reactivity with a 14-kDa protein from T. solium and with 18- and 14-kDa proteins from T. crassiceps...
  4. Prasad K, Prasad A, Gupta R, Pandey C, Singh U. Prevalence and associated risk factors of Taenia solium taeniasis in a rural pig farming community of north India. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2007;101:1241-7 pubmed
    There is a lack of information on the disease burden due to Taenia solium taeniasis and its associated risk factors in pig farming communities throughout the world...
  5. Hoberg E. Phylogeny of Taenia: Species definitions and origins of human parasites. Parasitol Int. 2006;55 Suppl:S23-30 pubmed
    ..Species of Taenia are among the most characteristic tapeworms infecting carnivores and humans as definitive hosts and indeed ..
  6. Ortiz Flores A, Ledesma Soto Y, Calleja E, Rodriguez Sosa M, Juarez I, Terrazas L. Taenia crassiceps infection does not influence the development of experimental rheumatoid arthritis. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:316980 pubmed publisher
    It was previously reported by our group that infection with Taenia crassiceps reduces incidence and severity of inflammatory and autoimmune experimental diseases like type 1 diabetes and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis...
  7. Varcasia A, Lightowlers M, Cattoli G, Cancedda G, Canu S, Garippa G, et al. Genetic variation within Taenia multiceps in Sardinia, Western Mediterranean (Italy). Parasitol Res. 2006;99:622-6 pubmed
    Investigations were undertaken on Taenia multiceps to determine if genetic variation was present within the parasites of Sardinia (Italy)...
  8. Ito A, Wandra T, Yamasaki H, Nakao M, Sako Y, Nakaya K, et al. Cysticercosis/taeniasis in Asia and the Pacific. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2004;4:95-107 pubmed
    Three taeniid tapeworms infect humans in Asia and the Pacific: Taenia solim, Taenia saginata, and Taenia asiatica...
  9. Dissanayake S, Amith R, Shahin A. Taenia crassiceps carbohydrates stimulate IL-6 expression in naïve murine macrophages via Toll-like receptors (TLRs). Mol Immunol. 2004;41:391-8 pubmed
    In murine infections of Schistosoma mansoni and Taenia crassiceps, a characteristic polarization of the immune response from a Th-1 type to a Th-2 type occurs with progression of infection. In S...
  10. Cabrera P, Irabedra P, Orlando D, Rista L, Haran G, Viñals G, et al. National prevalence of larval echinococcosis in sheep in slaughtering plants Ovis aries as an indicator in control programmes in Uruguay. Acta Trop. 2003;85:281-5 pubmed
    ..8%), caseous lymphadenitis (3.0%), abscess (0.4%), larvae of Taenia hydatigena (5.1%), Fasciola hepatica (3.9%). And 1...

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  1. Nakao M, Okamoto M, Sako Y, Yamasaki H, Nakaya K, Ito A. A phylogenetic hypothesis for the distribution of two genotypes of the pig tapeworm Taenia solium worldwide. Parasitology. 2002;124:657-62 pubmed
    Genetic polymorphism was determined among 13 isolates of Taenia solium from various regions using PCR-amplified sequences of 2 mitochondrial genes: cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 and cytochrome b...
  2. Gauci C, Vural G, Oncel T, Varcasia A, Damian V, Kyngdon C, et al. Vaccination with recombinant oncosphere antigens reduces the susceptibility of sheep to infection with Taenia multiceps. Int J Parasitol. 2008;38:1041-50 pubmed
    b>Taenia multiceps is a cestode parasite, the larval stage of which encysts in the brain of sheep, goats and cattle causing an often fatal condition. The parasite also causes zoonotic infections in humans...
  3. Espindola N, Iha A, Fernandes I, Takayanagui O, Machado L, Livramento J, et al. Cysticercosis immunodiagnosis using 18- and 14-kilodalton proteins from Taenia crassiceps cysticercus antigens obtained by immunoaffinity chromatography. J Clin Microbiol. 2005;43:3178-84 pubmed
    Monoclonal antibodies (MAb) against Taenia crassiceps and Taenia solium cysticerci were produced and showed cross-reactivity with a 14-kDa protein from T. solium and with 18- and 14-kDa proteins from T. crassiceps...
  4. Prasad K, Prasad A, Gupta R, Pandey C, Singh U. Prevalence and associated risk factors of Taenia solium taeniasis in a rural pig farming community of north India. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2007;101:1241-7 pubmed
    There is a lack of information on the disease burden due to Taenia solium taeniasis and its associated risk factors in pig farming communities throughout the world...
  5. Hoberg E. Phylogeny of Taenia: Species definitions and origins of human parasites. Parasitol Int. 2006;55 Suppl:S23-30 pubmed
    ..Species of Taenia are among the most characteristic tapeworms infecting carnivores and humans as definitive hosts and indeed ..
  6. Ortiz Flores A, Ledesma Soto Y, Calleja E, Rodriguez Sosa M, Juarez I, Terrazas L. Taenia crassiceps infection does not influence the development of experimental rheumatoid arthritis. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:316980 pubmed publisher
    It was previously reported by our group that infection with Taenia crassiceps reduces incidence and severity of inflammatory and autoimmune experimental diseases like type 1 diabetes and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis...
  7. Varcasia A, Lightowlers M, Cattoli G, Cancedda G, Canu S, Garippa G, et al. Genetic variation within Taenia multiceps in Sardinia, Western Mediterranean (Italy). Parasitol Res. 2006;99:622-6 pubmed
    Investigations were undertaken on Taenia multiceps to determine if genetic variation was present within the parasites of Sardinia (Italy)...
  8. Ito A, Wandra T, Yamasaki H, Nakao M, Sako Y, Nakaya K, et al. Cysticercosis/taeniasis in Asia and the Pacific. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2004;4:95-107 pubmed
    Three taeniid tapeworms infect humans in Asia and the Pacific: Taenia solim, Taenia saginata, and Taenia asiatica...
  9. Dissanayake S, Amith R, Shahin A. Taenia crassiceps carbohydrates stimulate IL-6 expression in naïve murine macrophages via Toll-like receptors (TLRs). Mol Immunol. 2004;41:391-8 pubmed
    In murine infections of Schistosoma mansoni and Taenia crassiceps, a characteristic polarization of the immune response from a Th-1 type to a Th-2 type occurs with progression of infection. In S...
  10. Cabrera P, Irabedra P, Orlando D, Rista L, Haran G, Viñals G, et al. National prevalence of larval echinococcosis in sheep in slaughtering plants Ovis aries as an indicator in control programmes in Uruguay. Acta Trop. 2003;85:281-5 pubmed
    ..8%), caseous lymphadenitis (3.0%), abscess (0.4%), larvae of Taenia hydatigena (5.1%), Fasciola hepatica (3.9%). And 1...
  11. Mathis A, Deplazes P. Copro-DNA tests for diagnosis of animal taeniid cestodes. Parasitol Int. 2006;55 Suppl:S87-90 pubmed
    ..g. a multiplex PCR for simultaneous detection of E. multilocularis, E. granulosus (all strains) and Taenia spp. (all species)...
  12. Vázquez Talavera J, Solís C, Terrazas L, Laclette J. Characterization and protective potential of the immune response to Taenia solium paramyosin in a murine model of cysticercosis. Infect Immun. 2001;69:5412-6 pubmed
    ..Immunization of mice with recombinant full-length paramyosin of Taenia solium (TPmy) results in about a 52% reduction in parasite burden after a subsequent challenge by intraperitoneal ..
  13. Lightowlers M. Vaccines against cysticercosis and hydatidosis: foundations in taeniid cestode immunology. Parasitol Int. 2006;55 Suppl:S39-43 pubmed
    ..antigens have been used in the development of effective vaccines for the prevention of cysticercosis caused by Taenia ovis, Taenia saginata, Taenia solium and hydatid disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus...
  14. Hoberg E. Taenia tapeworms: their biology, evolution and socioeconomic significance. Microbes Infect. 2002;4:859-66 pubmed
    ..for understanding human pathogens and parasites emanates from evolutionary studies among tapeworms of the genus Taenia. Human taeniasis and cysticercosis represent archaic associations and remain significant challenges for ..
  15. Eom K. What is Asian Taenia?. Parasitol Int. 2006;55 Suppl:S137-41 pubmed
    Asian Taenia is a human tapeworm which was first recognized in Taiwan aborigines and subsequently from Asian countries: Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, and China. It was originally described as T...
  16. Palomares Alonso F, Piliado J, Palencia G, Ortiz Plata A, Jung Cook H. Efficacy of nitazoxanide, tizoxanide and tizoxanide/albendazole sulphoxide combination against Taenia crassiceps cysts. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2007;59:212-8 pubmed
    Neurocysticercosis is a common parasitic disease in the CNS in humans caused by the metacestode Taenia solium, with high incidence in developing countries. Albendazole is the drug of choice...
  17. Mahanty S, Madrid E, Nash T. Quantitative screening for anticestode drugs based on changes in baseline enzyme secretion by Taenia crassiceps. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013;57:990-5 pubmed publisher
    Neurocysticercosis (NCC), an infection of the brain with the larval stage of the Taenia solium tapeworm, is responsible for an estimated one-third of adult-onset epilepsy cases in regions of the world where it is endemic...
  18. Jabbar A, Crawford S, Gauci C, Walduck A, Anderson G, Lightowlers M. Oncospheral penetration glands and secretory blebs are the sources of Taenia ovis vaccine antigens. Infect Immun. 2010;78:4363-73 pubmed publisher
    b>Taenia ovis is a cestode parasite infecting primarily sheep as intermediate hosts and dogs as definitive hosts. The first highly effective, recombinant vaccine against a parasitic organism was developed against T. ovis infection in sheep...
  19. Palomares F, Palencia G, Perez R, González Esquivel D, Castro N, Cook H. In vitro effects of albendazole sulfoxide and praziquantel against Taenia solium and Taenia crassiceps cysts. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004;48:2302-4 pubmed
    ..exposure times of prazicuantel (PZQ) and albendazole sulfoxide (ABZSO) required for their activities against Taenia cysts in vitro as well as the 50 and 99% effective concentrations...
  20. Eom K, Jeon H, Kong Y, Hwang U, Yang Y, Li X, et al. Identification of Taenia asiatica in China: molecular, morphological, and epidemiological analysis of a Luzhai isolate. J Parasitol. 2002;88:758-64 pubmed
    Multiple analysis has characterized a recently described tapeworm of people, Taenia asiatica, in mainland China...
  21. Petavy A, Tenora F, Deblock S. Co-occurrence of metacestodes of Echinococcus multilocularis and Taenia taeniaeformis (Cestoda) in Arvicola terrestris (Rodentia) in France. Folia Parasitol (Praha). 2003;50:157-8 pubmed
  22. Prasad K, Chawla S, Jain D, Pandey C, Pal L, Pradhan S, et al. Human and porcine Taenia solium infection in rural north India. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2002;96:515-6 pubmed
    ..community and 50 slaughtered pigs in Uttar Pradesh, India, were examined between November 2000 and June 2001 for Taenia solium infection. 27 of the human subjects (38%) had intestinal taeniasis and 7 (9.7%) had reported seizures...
  23. Espíndola N, Vaz A, Pardini A, Fernandes I. Excretory/secretory antigens (ES) from in-vitro cultures of Taenia crassiceps cysticerci, and use of an anti-ES monoclonal antibody for antigen detection in samples of cerebrospinal fluid from patients with neurocysticercosis. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2002;96:361-8 pubmed
    Antigens were obtained from cysticerci of the ORF strain of Taenia crassiceps, by culture of cysts in protein-free hybridoma medium (PFHM). Budding of new vesicles was observed after 24-48 h...
  24. Dai R, Liu G, Song H, Lin R, Yuan Z, Li M, et al. Sequence variability in two mitochondrial DNA regions and internal transcribed spacer among three cestodes infecting animals and humans from China. J Helminthol. 2012;86:245-51 pubmed publisher
    ..and internal transcribed spacer (ITS) of rDNA among and within three cestodes, Spirometra erinaceieuropaei, Taenia multiceps and Taenia hydatigena, from different geographical origins in China was examined...
  25. Nkouawa A, Sako Y, Li T, Chen X, Nakao M, Yanagida T, et al. A loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for a differential identification of Taenia tapeworms from human: application to a field survey. Parasitol Int. 2012;61:723-5 pubmed publisher
    In this study, we applied a loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for identification of human Taenia tapeworms in Tibetan communities in Sichuan, China...
  26. Avcioglu H, Yildirim A, Duzlu O, Inci A, Terim K, Balkaya I. Prevalence and molecular characterization of bovine coenurosis from Eastern Anatolian region of Turkey. Vet Parasitol. 2011;176:59-64 pubmed publisher
    ..was conducted to determine the prevalence and molecular characteristics of Coenurus cerebralis, the metacestode of Taenia multiceps in cattle from Erzurum province located in eastern region of Turkey between November 2009 and April 2010...
  27. Yamane K, Suzuki Y, Tachi E, Li T, Chen X, Nakao M, et al. Recent hybridization between Taenia asiatica and Taenia saginata. Parasitol Int. 2012;61:351-5 pubmed publisher
    Five Taenia tapeworms collected from humans in Tibetan Plateau, Sichuan, China, where three species of human Taenia are sympatrically endemic, were examined for the mitochondrial cox1 gene and two nuclear genes, ef1 and elp...
  28. Ito A, Nakao M, Wandra T. Human Taeniasis and cysticercosis in Asia. Lancet. 2003;362:1918-20 pubmed
    Human Taeniasis caused by the pork, Taenia solium, or beef, T saginata, tapeworm arises after eating pork or beef contaminated with metacestodes, the larval stage of these parasites...
  29. Cuenca Verde C, Buendía Jiménez J, Valdivia Anda G, Cuéllar Ordaz J, Muñoz Guzmán M, Alba Hurtado F. Decrease in establishment of Haemonchus contortus caused by inoculation of a Taenia hydatigena larvae vesicular concentrate. Vet Parasitol. 2011;177:332-8 pubmed publisher
    The effect of Taenia hydatigena larvae vesicular concentrate (ThLVC) on the establishment of an experimental infection by Haemonchus contortus was evaluated. The lambs that received ThLVC showed a greater (P<0...
  30. Everhart M, Kuhn R, Zelmer D. Infrapopulation dynamics of a wild strain of Taenia crassiceps (WFU) (Cestoda: Taeniidae) in BALB/cJ mice. J Parasitol. 2004;90:79-84 pubmed
    b>Taenia crassiceps cysticerci form large infrapopulations that persist in the tissues of their rodent hosts...
  31. Palomares Alonso F, González C, Bernad Bernad M, Montiel M, Hernández G, González Hernández I, et al. Two novel ternary albendazole-cyclodextrin-polymer systems: dissolution, bioavailability and efficacy against Taenia crassiceps cysts. Acta Trop. 2010;113:56-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that the ternary system of albendazole-beta-cyclodextrin-polyvinylpyrrolidone could be a potential alternative for the treatment of systemic helmintic diseases and it is worth to continue its preclinical evaluation...
  32. Willms K, Zurabian R. Taenia crassiceps: in vivo and in vitro models. Parasitology. 2010;137:335-46 pubmed publisher
    b>Taenia crassiceps is a cestode parasite of wild and domestic animals that rarely affects humans; it has been widely used as an experimental model. The asexual proliferation by budding is a useful attribute of T...
  33. Restrepo B, Obregón Henao A, Mesa M, Gil D, Ortiz B, Mejia J, et al. Characterisation of the carbohydrate components of Taenia solium metacestode glycoprotein antigens. Int J Parasitol. 2000;30:689-96 pubmed
    Human neurocysticercosis is caused by Taenia solium metacestodes. It usually affects the central nervous system of humans and can be confused with other brain pathologies...
  34. Mahadevan A, Dwarakanath S, Pai S, Kovoor J, Radhesh S, Srinivas H, et al. Cerebral coenurosis mimicking hydatid disease - report of two cases from South India. Clin Neuropathol. 2011;30:28-32 pubmed
    Coenurosis, a rare zoonotic disease caused by the larval form of Taenia multiceps (bladderworm) is common in sheep rearing countries, but human infections are rare...
  35. Ooi H, Ho C, Chung W. Historical overview of Taenia asiatica in Taiwan. Korean J Parasitol. 2013;51:31-6 pubmed publisher
    An overview of the epidemiological, biological, and clinical studies of Taenia and taeniasis in Taiwan for the past century is presented...
  36. Peralta R, Espindola N, Pardini A, Iha A, Moura H, Barr J, et al. Taenia crassiceps cysticerci: Characterization of the 14-kDa glycoprotein with homologies to antigens from Taenia solium cysticerci. Exp Parasitol. 2010;124:295-300 pubmed publisher
    Glycoproteins from the total vesicular fluid of Taenia crassiceps (VF-Tc) were prepared using three different purification methods, consisting of ConA-lectin affinity chromatography (ConA-Tc), preparative electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) (14 gp-..
  37. Basso W, Rütten M, Deplazes P, Grimm F. Generalized Taenia crassiceps cysticercosis in a chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera). Vet Parasitol. 2014;199:116-20 pubmed publisher
    b>Taenia crassiceps is a cestode parasite that uses carnivores as definitive hosts and rodents and rabbits as main intermediate hosts, but other animal species and humans may also get infected...
  38. Escobedo G, Roberts C, Carrero J, Morales Montor J. Parasite regulation by host hormones: an old mechanism of host exploitation?. Trends Parasitol. 2005;21:588-93 pubmed
    ..by two parasites that respond to adrenal steroids and sexual steroids, respectively: Schistosoma mansoni and Taenia crassiceps...
  39. Yamasaki H, Allan J, Sato M, Nakao M, Sako Y, Nakaya K, et al. DNA differential diagnosis of taeniasis and cysticercosis by multiplex PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 2004;42:548-53 pubmed
    ..parasites, multiplex PCR with cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 gene yielded evident differential products unique for Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica and for American/African and Asian genotypes of Taenia solium with molecular sizes of ..
  40. Hancock K, Broughel D, Moura I, Khan A, Pieniazek N, Gonzalez A, et al. Sequence variation in the cytochrome oxidase I, internal transcribed spacer 1, and Ts14 diagnostic antigen sequences of Taenia solium isolates from South and Central America, India, and Asia. Int J Parasitol. 2001;31:1601-7 pubmed
    We examined the genetic variability in the pig-human tapeworm, Taenia solium, by sequencing the genes for cytochrome oxidase I, internal transcribed spacer 1, and a diagnostic antigen, Ts14, from individual cysts isolated from Peru, ..
  41. Morales Montor J, Larralde C. The role of sex steroids in the complex physiology of the host-parasite relationship: the case of the larval cestode of Taenia crassiceps. Parasitology. 2005;131:287-94 pubmed
    Sex steroids play a significant role in regulating the parasite load in experimental intraperitoneal Taenia crassiceps cysticercosis of male and female Balbc/anN mice...
  42. Rodriguez Sosa M, Satoskar A, David J, Terrazas L. Altered T helper responses in CD40 and interleukin-12 deficient mice reveal a critical role for Th1 responses in eliminating the helminth parasite Taenia crassiceps. Int J Parasitol. 2003;33:703-11 pubmed
    ..We have previously found that Th2-like responses mediate susceptibility to the helminth parasite Taenia crassiceps, probably by inhibiting Th1 responses required for the development of protective immunity against this ..
  43. Gauci C, Verastegui M, Gilman R, Lightowlers M. Taenia solium and Taenia ovis: stage-specific expression of the vaccine antigen genes, TSOL18, TSOL16, and homologues, in oncospheres. Exp Parasitol. 2006;113:272-5 pubmed
    Recombinant antigens that have been cloned from Taenia solium and Taenia ovis have been shown to be highly effective when used as vaccines against cysticercosis in the intermediate hosts...
  44. Jeon H, Eom K. Molecular approaches to Taenia asiatica. Korean J Parasitol. 2013;51:1-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Taenia solium, T. saginata, and T. asiatica are taeniid tapeworms that cause taeniasis in humans and cysticercosis in intermediate host animals. Taeniases remain an important public health concerns in the world...
  45. Reyes J, Terrazas C, Vera Arias L, Terrazas L. Differential response of antigen presenting cells from susceptible and resistant strains of mice to Taenia crassiceps infection. Infect Genet Evol. 2009;9:1115-27 pubmed publisher
    ..we examined two different populations of APCs in mice that are susceptible (BALB/c) or resistant (C57BL/6) to Taenia crassiceps cysticercosis. Bone marrow-derived dendritic cells (BMDCs) from both strains of mice were exposed to T...
  46. Reyes J, González M, Ledesma Soto Y, Satoskar A, Terrazas L. TLR2 mediates immunity to experimental cysticercosis. Int J Biol Sci. 2011;7:1323-33 pubmed
    ..Here, we evaluated the role of TLR2 in a Taenia crassiceps cysticercosis model. We compared the course of T...
  47. Varcasia A, Tosciri G, Coccone G, Pipia A, Garippa G, Scala A, et al. Preliminary field trial of a vaccine against coenurosis caused by Taenia multiceps. Vet Parasitol. 2009;162:285-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Taenia multiceps is a taeniid cestode that in its adult stage lives in the small intestine of dogs and other canids. In the intermediate hosts, the larval stage of T...
  48. Vargas Villavicencio J, Larralde C, De León Nava M, Escobedo G, Morales Montor J. Tamoxifen treatment induces protection in murine cysticercosis. J Parasitol. 2007;93:1512-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In vitro, treatment of Taenia crassiceps with tamoxifen reduced reproduction and loss of motility...
  49. Eom K, Jeon H, Rim H. Geographical distribution of Taenia asiatica and related species. Korean J Parasitol. 2009;47 Suppl:S115-24 pubmed publisher
    Geographical information of Taenia asiatica is reviewed together with that of T. solium and T. saginata. Current distribution of T...
  50. Alvarez J, Mishra B, Gundra U, Mishra P, Teale J. Mesocestoides corti intracranial infection as a murine model for neurocysticercosis. Parasitology. 2010;137:359-72 pubmed publisher
    ..is the most common parasitic disease of the central nervous system (CNS) caused by the larval form of the tapeworm Taenia solium...
  51. Liu G, Lin R, Li M, Liu W, Liu Y, Yuan Z, et al. The complete mitochondrial genomes of three cestode species of Taenia infecting animals and humans. Mol Biol Rep. 2011;38:2249-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Although Taenia multiceps, T. hydatigena, and T...
  52. Chen Y, Bao H, Li J, Lang S, Qiu X, Huang J, et al. [Epidemiological investigation of Taenia saginata asiatica in Duyun, Guizhou and detection of amino acids and elements of adult worms]. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2003;21:311-3 pubmed
    ..To study epidemiological factors of taeniasis and to detect amino acid and element components of adult worms in Duyun of Guizhou Province...
  53. Bueno E, Snege M, Vaz A, Leser P. Serodiagnosis of human cysticercosis by using antigens from vesicular fluid of Taenia crassiceps cysticerci. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2001;8:1140-4 pubmed
    Neurocysticercosis (NC), caused by the presence of Taenia solium metacestodes in tissues, is a severe parasitic infection of the central nervous system with universal distribution...
  54. Obregón Henao A, Gil D, Gómez D, Sanzon F, Teale J, Restrepo B. The role of N-linked carbohydrates in the antigenicity of Taenia solium metacestode glycoproteins of 12, 16 and 18 kD. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2001;114:209-15 pubmed
    The glycoproteins of 12-28 kD from Taenia solium metacestodes provide a high specificity and sensitivity for the serological diagnosis of the central nervous system infection, neurocysticercosis...
  55. Galán Puchades M, Fuentes M. Taenia asiatica: the most neglected human Taenia and the possibility of cysticercosis. Korean J Parasitol. 2013;51:51-4 pubmed publisher
    Not only Taenia solium and Taenia saginata, but also Taenia asiatica infects humans. The last species is not included in the evaluation of the specificity of the immunodiagnostic techniques for taeniasis/cysticercosis...
  56. Gourbal B, Lacroix A, Gabrion C. Behavioural dominance and Taenia crassiceps parasitism in BALB/c male mice. Parasitol Res. 2002;88:912-7 pubmed
    ..Social rank is affected by the physiological states present in the mice. Experimental infection by Taenia crassiceps cysticerci induced physiological disorders and disrupted the dominant-subordinate status...
  57. Spolski R, Alexander Miller M, Kuhn R. Suppressed cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses in experimental cysticercosis. Vet Parasitol. 2002;106:325-30 pubmed
    Mitogen-induced T cell responses are suppressed in mice infected with larvae of Taenia crassiceps. The effects of experimental infection on specific T cell responses, however, have not been examined...
  58. Jia W, Yan H, Guo A, Zhu X, Wang Y, Shi W, et al. Complete mitochondrial genomes of Taenia multiceps, T. hydatigena and T. pisiformis: additional molecular markers for a tapeworm genus of human and animal health significance. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:447 pubmed publisher
    ..The tapeworm genus Taenia includes a diversity of tapeworm parasites of significant human and veterinary importance...
  59. Nie H, Xie Y, Fu Y, Yang Y, Gu X, Wang S, et al. Cloning and characterization of the fatty acid-binding protein gene from the protoscolex of Taenia multiceps. Parasitol Res. 2013;112:1833-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Taenia multiceps (Cestoda: Taeniidae), a worldwide cestode parasite, is emerging as an important helminthic zoonosis due to serious or fatal central nervous system disease commonly known as coenurosis in domestic and wild ruminants ..
  60. Ito A, Nakao M, Ito Y, Yuzawa I, Morishima H, Kawano N, et al. Neurocysticercosis case with a single cyst in the brain showing dramatic drop in specific antibody titers within 1 year after curative surgical resection. Parasitol Int. 1999;48:95-9 pubmed
    ..Pathological examination revealed that it was a cysticercus of Taenia solium...
  61. Okamoto M, Nakao M, Blair D, Anantaphruti M, Waikagul J, Ito A. Evidence of hybridization between Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica. Parasitol Int. 2010;59:70-4 pubmed publisher
    There has long been a debate as to the specific status of the cestode Taenia asiatica, with some people regarding it as a distinct species and some preferring to recognize it as a strain of Taenia saginata...
  62. Raes G, Brys L, Dahal B, Brandt J, Grooten J, Brombacher F, et al. Macrophage galactose-type C-type lectins as novel markers for alternatively activated macrophages elicited by parasitic infections and allergic airway inflammation. J Leukoc Biol. 2005;77:321-7 pubmed
    ..peritoneal macrophages elicited during infection with the protozoan Trypanosoma brucei brucei or the Helminth Taenia crassiceps and alveolar macrophages elicited in a mouse model of allergic asthma...
  63. Rosas G, Fragoso G, Ainciart N, Esquivel Guadarrama F, Santana A, Bobes R, et al. Brucella spp. lumazine synthase: a novel adjuvant and antigen delivery system to effectively induce oral immunity. Microbes Infect. 2006;8:1277-86 pubmed
    ..Overall, these results showed that BLS can be used as both an antigen-carrier and as an adjuvant in the design of new oral subunit vaccines...
  64. Romano M, Valdez R, Cartas A, Gomez Y, Larralde C. Steroid hormone production by parasites: the case of Taenia crassiceps and Taenia solium cysticerci. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2003;85:221-5 pubmed
    ..Cysticercosis produced by Taenia solium metacestodes is a widely distributed parasite infection that affects the human and the pig...
  65. Flisser A, Lightowlers M. Vaccination against Taenia solium cysticercosis. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2001;96:353-6 pubmed
    b>Taenia solium is a parasite that causes human cysticercosis. Its life cycle includes the adult stage, the egg and the larval stage...
  66. Bueno E, Scheel C, Vaz A, Machado L, Livramento J, Takayanagui O, et al. Application of synthetic 8-kD and recombinant GP50 antigens in the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005;72:278-83 pubmed
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