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Ahmed Mas M Paediatric Department, Queen's University Hospital, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
The presence of nose bleeding during a migraine attack as a single occurrence is so far rarely reported. Therefore, we have decided to report such occurrences we have noticed to further improve and build upon possible existing knowledge of such incidences. 728 children with an average age of 11.5 years, ...
Lüthi Beda B University of Zürich Centre for Travel Medicine, WHO Collaborating Centre for Travellers' Health, Hirschengraben 84, CH-8001 Zürich, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Malaria is the most frequently imported acute, life-treating, tropical disease in international travellers. We did a literature review in PubMed using pre-defined search terms to identify possible risk factors for malaria deaths in travellers. After screening, a total of 51 papers were selected for inclusion and were intensively scrutinised for ...
Susilawati Tri N - - 2014
Acute undifferentiated fever (AUF) is a temporary febrile illness accompanied by non-specific symptoms. Previous studies in Asia have primarily focused on delineating specific agent(s) causing AUF. None were designed to assess the frequency of undiagnosed cases. This study aimed to review the case definition, laboratory investigations, etiologies and proportion of ...
Nilles Eric J EJ Department of Emergency Medicine, Rashid Hospital and Trauma Centre, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, - - 2014
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was certified by the World Health Organization to be free of endemic malaria transmission in 2007. There continued to be, however, a substantial number of imported malaria cases. A retrospective laboratory and chart review was performed to describe the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics of ...
Müller Mattia M University of Zürich, Centre for Travel Medicine, WHO Collaborating Centre for Travellers' Health, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Since the initial discovery of Plasmodium knowlesi in Malaysia, cases have been reported from several neighbouring countries. Tourism has also resulted in an increasing number of cases diagnosed in Europe, America, and Oceania. In this review we focus on the risk of the travel-associated acquisition of P. knowlesi malaria. A ...
Tao Zhi-Yong ZY Department of Parasitology, Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu, People's Republic of - - 2014
Congenital malaria, in which infants are directly infected with malaria parasites from their mother prior to or during birth, is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs at relatively low rates in malaria-endemic regions. It is recognized as a serious problem in Plasmodium falciparum-endemic sub-Saharan Africa, where recent data suggests ...
Monteiro Wuelton M - - 2014
Although G6PDd individuals are generally asymptomatic throughout their life, the clinical burden of this genetic condition includes a range of haematological conditions, including acute haemolytic anaemia (AHA), neonatal jaundice (NNJ) and chronic non-sphaerocytic anaemia (CNSA). In Latin America (LA), the huge knowledge gap regarding G6PDd is related to the scarce ...
Gryzło Beata - - 2014
Malaria continues to be a potentially fatal threat to almost half of the world's population. In present review, efforts have been made to provide a literature concerning the study of quinoline as a privilege structure for search of new malarials. The review covers advances in that field made in few ...
Pandey Anand A Department of Surgery, UP Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Saifai, Etawah, - - 2014
Lumbosacral parasitic twin is an extremely rare entity. About 200 cases have been reported in the literature. It may be associated with neural tube defects. We encountered a 3-day-old female child with this presentation, who was successfully operated on at the age of about 2 months. Being an uncommon entity, ...
Paul Sagorika S Department of Urology, King George Medical University Lucknow, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
Chyluria is the passage of milky urine due to a lymphourinary fistula secondary to lymphatic stasis caused by obstruction of the lymphatic flow. This can be caused by parasitic or non-parasitic infections. Though chyluria is a commonly encountered entity in clinical practice particularly in developing countries like India, it is ...
Distelhorst John T - - 2014
This report describes two cases of vivax malaria in U.S. Army soldiers who acquired their infections at a training area in the Republic of Korea during 2012, but developed symptoms and were diagnosed more than six months later, long after they had returned to the United States. The report provides ...
Ren Jing J College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, - - 2014
The genus Pseudorthocladius Goetghebuer, 1943 from China, including 12 species, is reviewed. Five new species, P. (P.) binarius sp. n., P. (P.) cylindratus sp. n., P. (P.) digitus sp. n., P. (P.) ovatus sp. n. and P. (P.) paucus sp. n. are described and illustrated as adult males. P. (P.) ...
Ghosh Saikat S Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and JNM Hospital, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, - - 2014
Malaria is known for its protean manifestations and multi systemic complications. Acute pancreatitis as a consequence of falciparum malaria is rare in the literature. We report a case of falciparum malaria complicated by acute pancreatitis.
Uthman Olalekan A OA Division of Health Sciences, Warwick-Centre for Applied Health Research and Delivery (WCAHRD), Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, - - 2014
A single dose or short course of primaquine given to people infected with malaria may reduce transmission of Plasmodium falciparum through its effects on gametocytes. Primaquine is also known to cause haemolysis in people with variants of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. The objective of this systematic review was to assess ...
Jaiswal Neeshma N Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad 211 002, U.P., India.; Email: - - 2014
Neolebouria capoori n. sp. (Opecoelidae: Plagioporinae) is described from the whitecheek monocle bream, Scolopsis vosmeri (Bloch) (Perciformes: Nemipteridae) from the Panjim coast on the central west coast of India at Goa. The new species differs from both Neolebouria cantherhini (Li, Qiu & Zhang, 1988) as originally described from Thamnaconus modestus ...
Wang Mengqing M Key Laboratory of Integrated Pest Management in Crops, Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, 100081, P.R. China ; USDA-ARS Sino-American Biological Control Laboratory, Beijing, 100081, P.R. - - 2014
A review of the species of the genus Chrysotimus from Tibet is provided. The following four species are described as new to science: C. motuoensis sp. n., C. tibetensis sp. n., C. xuankuni sp. n., C. zhui sp. n. A key to the eight Tibetan species is presented.
Smith Catherine C School of Population Health, Herston Campus, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld 4006, Australia. - - 2014
Although population mobility is frequently cited as a barrier to malaria elimination, a comparatively small body of literature has attempted to systematically examine this issue. This article reviews the literature on malaria and mobile populations in order to critically examine the ways that malaria elimination experts perceive the risks surrounding ...
Borteiro Claudio - - 2013
abstract : We present gross and histologic evidence of coinfection in amphibians by fungal-like parasites of the order Dermocystidia (Amphibiocystidium sp.) and the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. The condition was observed in frogs Hypsiboas pulchellus (Hylidae) from Uruguay in 2009 to 2012. This report is the first of dermocystids in Neotropical ...
Tappe D - - 2013
Sarcocystosis, an unusual parasitic zoonotic disease, is caused by coccidian/ apicomplexan protozoa in humans and animals. The parasites usually develop in a heteroxenous predator-prey life-cycle involving final (carnivore) and intermediate (omnivore/herbivore) hosts. Besides the intestinal, non-invasive form of the disease in which humans and animals are the definitive hosts for ...
Rezaie A - - 2013
Klossiella equi is the only known and rarely reported coccidian parasite of the renal paranchyma of equids. An aged male donkey (Equus asinus asinus) was submitted to necropsy department of veterinary hospital. In histopathological study of renal sections different developmental stages of parasite were observed. These stages were as follow: ...
Muñoz-Leal Sebastián - - 2013
Only a few aspects of the biology of Amblyomma parvitarsum Neumann are known. Adults of this hard tick species are parasites of South American camelids in the Andean plateau of Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Chile and also in the Argentine Patagonia, but they have been also rarely found on other ...
Ramanan Poornima - - 2013
Anisakidosis is a parasitic infection caused by the anisakid nematodes in the genera Anisakis and Pseudoterranova. Infection is not uncommon in the United States (USA) due to increased raw seafood consumption. We report the first known case of parametrial anisakidosis in a 42-year-old woman and review existing literature.
Peoples Robert C - - 2013
An updated review of the helminth parasites using polychaetes as hosts is provided. Fifteen relevant search terms were entered into the Institute for Scientific Information Web of Science online database in order to locate papers published since the last review, and subsequent supplementary article, given by Margolis (J Fish Res ...
Calderoni Davi Reis - - 2013
Thoraco-omphalopagus asymmetric conjoined twinning is a rare condition in which a grossly defective foetus (the parasite) is attached to the thorax and upper abdomen of the main foetus (the autosite). We describe a case of thoraco-omphalopagus asymmetric conjoined twins in which the autosite had an associated large-diameter omphalocoele that was ...
Mascarenhas Carolina S - - 2013
The presence of helminths associated with freshwater turtles is rarely reported. There are no records of nematodes parasitizing Acanthochelys spixii, and for Hydromedusa tectifera, there is only the report of unidentified nematodes found in this species in Argentina. This is the first report of nematodes (Spiroxys contortus and Camallanus sp.) ...
Lon Chanthap - - 2013
Despite recent malaria containment and control efforts leading to reduced incidence, Cambodia remains endemic for both Plasmodium vivax and multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Little has been reported in the peer-reviewed literature regarding the burden of severe malaria (SM) in Cambodia. Medical records for all patients admitted to the Battambang Referral ...
Tan Kathrine R - - 2013
Background. Exchange transfusion (ET) has biologic plausibility an adjunct to antimalarial drugs in treating severe malaria and has been used for decades despite limited evidence of its efficacy in improving survival. We examined the efficacy of ET as an adjunct treatment for severe malaria using US surveillance data and reviewed the ...
Stefani Aurélia - - 2013
The nine countries sharing the Amazon forest accounted for 89% of all malaria cases reported in the Americas in 2008. Remote sensing can help identify the environmental determinants of malaria transmission and their temporo-spatial evolution. Seventeen studies characterizing land cover or land use features, and relating them to malaria in ...
George Peter - - 2013
Plasmodium falciparum malaria with complications is a challenge for the clinicians worldwide, especially when it presents with rare manifestations. Haematological abnormalities and coagulopathy are the well documented complications in malaria. Rarely does malaria present with bleeding. We are reporting a 20 years old man who presented with haematemesis as the ...
Gupta N - - 2013
Malaria is one of the commonest parasitic disease in the tropics since ages. However the plasmodium still continues to give surprises to all of us. In the similar context we report a case of Plasmodium vivax induced myocarditis in a 20 year old male and review the literature related to ...
Wang Dong-Dong - - 2013
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 spanning 22 years (1989-2011) in mainland China. A total of 4382 ...
Brandão Heleno - - 2013
<p id="para1">The occurrence of the cymothoidae Braga cigarra is reported parasitizing the oral cavity of freshwater fish Galeocharax knerii from Veados, Paranapanema and Taquari Rivers, affluent of the Jurumirim Reservoir, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil is reported. The isopod species were identified based on the multilaminar pleopods, narrow pleon and ...
Singh R K - - 2013
Anopheles annularis is widely distributed mosquito species all over the country. An. annularis has been incriminated as a malaria vector in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia and China. In India, it has been reported to play an important role in malaria transmission as a secondary vector in certain ...
Ahmad Sohaib - - 2013
We report on the occurrence of pulmonary oedema due to acute myocarditis in an adolescent girl, from the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, with Plasmodium vivax infection after parasite clearance. Apart from pancytopenia, there were no other features of severe malaria. With the emergence of literature about the complications encountered ...
de Vienne D M - - 2013
1 I. 2 II. 3 III. 3 IV. 9 V. 32 VI. 35 35 References 35 Glossary 33 SUMMARY: Hosts and their symbionts are involved in intimate physiological and ecological interactions. The impact of these interactions on the evolution of each partner depends on the time-scale considered. Short-term dynamics - ...
Masaninga Freddie - - 2013
A comprehensive desk review of malaria trends was conducted between 2000-2010 in Zambia to study malaria epidemiology and trends to guide strategies and approaches for effective malaria control. This review considered data from the National Health Information Management System, Malaria Surveys and Programme Review reports and analyzed malaria in-patient cases ...
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Artesunate has been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the first-line treatment for severe malaria since 2010. It is not licensed in the United States but is available from CDC under an investigational new drug (IND) protocol. During 2010-2012, a total of 19 cases of delayed hemolytic anemia ...
Agarwal Akshay A - - 2013
Non-traumatic splenic rupture has been described in the medical literature as a clinical entity with grave consequences, if diagnosis and subsequent treatment are delayed. Various pathological reasons implicated in non-traumatic spontaneous splenic rupture have been described in literature ranging from infection, malignancy, metabolic disorders as well as haematological malignancies. This ...
Arme Chris - - 2013
CONTRIBUTING REVIEWERS: Parasites & Vectors would like to thank the following for their assistance with peer review of manuscripts for the journal in 2012.
Metzler Eric H - - 2013
The species of the genus Ogdoconta Butler, 1891 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Condicinae, Condicini) from North America north of Mexico are reviewed, and a description of the genus is given. Ogdoconta satana Metzler, Knudson & Poole, sp. n., is described from New Mexico and Texas, Ogdoconta rufipenna Metzler, Knudson & Poole, sp. ...
Lourenço Elizabete Captivo - - 2013
Chirnyssoides parasitizes the anterior and posterior edges of bat wing membranes. Possibly due to a lack of studies, its distribution is believed to be restricted to a few countries of Central and South America, but its actual range is probably wider. The purpose of this paper is to report the ...
Lilic Nikola - - 2013
Angiostrongylus cantonensis (A. cantonensis) is a nematode parasite found in Southeast Asia, Australia and the Pacific that is the most common cause of eosinophilic meningitis. We report a case of intraparenchymal cerebral haemorrhage associated with A. cantonensis meningitis. This complication has not previously been reported in the literature.
Snow Robert W RW Malaria Public Health Department, Kenya Medical Research Institute-Wellcome Trust-University of Oxford Programme, GPO, Nairobi, Kenya. - - 2013
The transmission of malaria across the Arabian Peninsula is governed by the diversity of dominant vectors and extreme aridity. It is likely that where malaria transmission was historically possible it was intense and led to a high disease burden. Here, we review the speed of elimination, approaches taken, define the ...
Lima Alessandro Rodrigues AR Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil; Email: - - 2013
The taxonomy of Neotropical species of Stauropoctonus is reviewed, with redescriptions of S. bicarinatus and S. excarinatus, the description of four new Brazilian species, S. amazonensis sp. n., S. leotacilioi sp. n., S. michelle sp. n., and S. rectus sp. n., and for the first time with a detailed study ...
Silva Ana Carolina da - - 2012
The cobia is the only representative of the Rachycentridae family and, because of its zootechnical qualities, production of this fish has been implemented in several countries, such as the United States, Mexico and Brazil. Tuxophorus caligodes is a widespread parasite of marine fish worldwide. For the present report, 15 juvenile ...
Lopes Alberto J O - - 2012
Hymenopteran parasitoids have been shown to be of potential value in tick biocontrol. Tick parasitoids has been reported only once in Brazil, over 95 yr ago when Ixodiphagus hookeri (Howard) was reported parasitizing Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille) nymphs in Rio de Janeiro. Herein, we report the occurrence of Ixodiphagus spp. in ...
Massoni J - - 2012
Heligmosomoides neopolygyrus, Asakawa and Ohbayashi, 1986 (Nematoda, Heligmosomoidea) is redescribed from Apodemus peninsulae from Rangtang, Sichuan, China. A morphological review of the Heligmosomoides spp. belonging to the "polygyrus line" proposed by Asakawa (1988) is made using new characters. This enabled us to distinguish two subspecies in Mus musculus (Heligmosomoides polygyrus ...
Liu Y - - 2012
During a survey of myxozoan parasites of common carp Cyprinus carpio in Honghu Lake, Hubei Province, China, a parasite was collected that was identified as Myxobolus dispar based on an earlier description from China. However, the small subunit ribosomal DNA of this species shared only 90 % similarity with M. dispar, ...
Sarkar Jagannath - - 2012
Background & objectives: The proportion of malaria cases that are complicated and fatal are not well described in India. Alipurduar sub-division of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal is highly endemic for malaria. We constructed a retrospective cohort of severe malaria patients admitted in the secondary and tertiary care facilities in ...
Adjei Go - - 2012
A case of an acute reversible visual loss in a 10-year-old child who was on mefloquine prophylaxis, and was treated with artesunate-amodiaquine for an acute febrile illness diagnosed clinically as uncomplicated malaria, is reported. On admission the patient could not perceive light and had bilateral papilloedema. She was treated with ...
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