Trichuriasis

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Trichuriasis

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The terms "Trichuriasis" returned 7 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A First Case of Human Trichuriasis from a Roman Lead Coffin in France.
 

Author(s): Benjamin Dufour, Maxence Segard, Matthieu Le Bailly

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2016 Oct;54(5):625-629.

 

A paleoparasitological study was carried out on 2 lead coffins recovered from the Roman site of Jaunay-Clan (near Poitiers, France). For the first time, this particular type of burial gave positive parasitological results, and eggs of the whipworm Trichuris trichiura were identified ...

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016

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Current status of human hookworm infections, ascariasis, trichuriasis, schistosomiasis mekongi and other trematodiases in Lao People's Democratic Republic.
 

Author(s): Sakhone Laymanivong, Bouasy Hangvanthong, Boualy Keokhamphavanh, Manisak Phommasansak, Baunphone Phinmaland, Oranuch Sanpool, Wanchai Maleewong, Pewpan M Intapan

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2014 Apr;90(4):667-9.

 

Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections, and schistosomiasis and other trematodiases often have a high prevalence in developing countries. Here, we present updated information on the prevalence of these parasites in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) in 2012, arising ...

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2014

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Effects of chronic ascariasis and trichuriasis on cytokine production and gene expression in human blood: a cross-sectional study.
 

Author(s): Miguel Reina Ortiz, Fernanda Schreiber, Susana Benitez, Nely Broncano, Martha E Chico, Maritza Vaca, Neal Alexander, David J Lewis, Gordon Dougan, Philip J Cooper

Journal: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jun;5(6):e1157.

 

Chronic soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections are associated with effects on systemic immune responses that could be caused by alterations in immune homeostasis. To investigate this, we measured the impact in children of STH infections on cytokine responses and gene expression ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2011

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The terms "Trichuriasis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Trichuriasis diagnosed by colonoscopy: case report and review of the literature spanning 22 years in mainland China.
 

Author(s): Dong-dong Wang, Xiao-li Wang, Xue-lian Wang, Si Wang, Chun-li An

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2013 Nov;17(11):e1073-5.

 

Trichuriasis is soil-source parasitic disease, usually endemic in warm, humid, tropical and subtropical countries. We report a case of trichuriasis diagnosed by colonoscopy performed in a non-endemic area and review the literature on the colonoscopic diagnosis of Trichuris trichiura ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2013

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Immunity, immunoregulation and the ecology of trichuriasis and ascariasis.
 

Author(s): J E Bradley, J A Jackson

Journal: Parasite Immunol.. ;26(11-12):429-41.

 

Immune responses to human roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) and whipworm (Trichuris trichiura) and their role in controlling worm populations are reviewed. Recent immunoepidemiological data implicate T(H)2-mediated responses in limiting A. lumbricoides and T. trichiura populations. ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2005

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