Methods: In vitro schistosomicidal assays and confocal laser scanning microscopy were used to evaluate the effects of cardamonin on adult schistosomes
Always inform the laboratory on the request form that you are looking for schistosome
Swiss albino mice CDI strain weighing 18-22 g were raised and maintained throughout the expriment in the Schistosome
Biological Materials Supply Program, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute (SBSP/TBRI), Giza, Eygpt.
Praziquantel can cure a patient in 3 days, Caffrey says, but schistosomes
evade it during the first month of infection.
Detection of schistosome
antigen in mummies, The Lancet 335 (8691): 724-5.
Although the schistosome
life cycle also involves an invertebrate host, the parasite is not transmitted through the bite of an insect, but rather develops within freshwater snails.
Examination of the polyp for parasites identified bodies that were consistent with schistosome
The time of administration was used to take into account the schistosome
life cycle stages, because the time of exposure of schistosomes
to a drug may often be of greater importance than the dose applied (Gonnert and Andrews, 1977).
This proposal builds on the proven methodology developed in the SEtTReND FP7 project to develop inhibitors of schistosome
HME as lead compounds for new drugs.
This discovery in the way in which schistosome
genes may be modified is incredibly exciting as it simultaneously opens up a new approach for schistosomiasis control but also provides evidence that illustrates an important functional role for this specific modification in the development of a parasitic worm species.
These include viral, bacterial, and parasitic causes such as herpesviruses, hepatitis viruses, human papillomaviruses (HPV), retroviruses, Helicobacter pylori, and schistosome
Temporal patterns in the epidemiology of schistosome
infections of snails: A model for field data.