Zoonotic helminth infections with particular emphasis on fasciolosis and other trematodiases

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dc.contributor.author Robinson, Mark en_US
dc.contributor.author Dalton, John en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:50:17Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:50:17Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009001058 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Robinson Mark and Dalton John 2009, 'Zoonotic helminth infections with particular emphasis on fasciolosis and other trematodiases', Royal Society Publishing, vol. 364, no. NA, pp. 2763-2776. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0962-8436 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9533
dc.description.abstract Zoonotic infections are among the most common on earth and are responsible for >60 per cent of all human infectious diseases. Some of the most important and well-known human zoonoses are caused by worm or helminth parasites, including species of nematodes (trichinellosis), cestodes (cysticercosis, echinococcosis) and trematodes (schistosomiasis). However, along with social, epidemiological and environmental changes, together with improvements in our ability to diagnose helminth infections, several neglected parasite species are now fast-becoming recognized as important zoonotic diseases of humans, e.g. anasakiasis, several fish-borne trematodiasis and fasciolosis. In the present review, we discuss the current disease status of these primary helminth zoonotic infections with particular emphasis on their diagnosis and control. Advances in molecular biology, proteomics and the release of helminth genome-sequencing project data are revolutionizing parasitology research. The use of these powerful experimental approaches, and their potential benefits to helminth biology are also discussed in relation to the future control of helminth infections of animals and humans. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Royal Society Publishing en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2009.0089 en_US
dc.title Zoonotic helminth infections with particular emphasis on fasciolosis and other trematodiases en_US
dc.parent Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B en_US
dc.journal.volume 364 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 2763 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 2776 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Institute for Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 060500 en_US
dc.personcode 100777 en_US
dc.personcode 030896 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Microbiology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords zoonosis, helminth, nematode, trematode, cestode, Fasciola en_US
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dc.staffid 030896 en_US


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