Clinical parasitology




Clinical parasitology
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CF Craig, EC Faust 1951 117.239.25.194 Ta stimulus which medical parasitology received during World War II has been reflected in the tremendous amount of information which has since been published and has become available for appraisal, so that the significant new data be incorporated in the Fifth

Recent advances in clinical parasitology diagnostics
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Microscopy has several limitations in the diagnosis of parasitic infection. New technologies have emerged to address some of these limitations. We review recent advances in three key areas. The detection of enteric protozoa is a commonly requested test, particularly with

Clinical parasitology of the chelonia
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Internal and external parasites, including ticks, insect larvae, protozoa, and metazoan worms are common in chelonia. The clinician must use judgement to assess the clinical implications of specific parasites. While wild turtles survive with a variety of parasites, turtles

Calcofluor white: a review of its uses and applications in clinical mycology and parasitology
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Calcofluor white M2R is one of a group of compounds known as fluorescent brighteners or optical brighteners, or whitening agents. Others include Phorwhite (Phorwite, Blankophor), Uvitex 2B, Tinopal UNPA-GX, Tinopal LPW, and Tinopal CBS-X. These compounds have

Development of a virtual library of clinical samples for medical parasitology diagnosis
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An innovative teaching group from different EU Universities (De Montfort University, Leicester, UK; University of San Pablo CEU and University Miguel Hernández, Spain), in conjunction with practicing biomedical scientists (University Hospitals of Leicester NHS

New diagnostic tools in clinical parasitology
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Traditionally, microscopy has been the major tool used for diagnosing parasitic infections. For clinicians confronted with patients suspected of having infectious diseases, the contribution of this venerable technique is often invaluable. However, it also has numerous This volume, now the third in a series, presents a more heterogeneous content than previous issues. It covers two previously rare but now common opportunistic infections in the United States, a common parasitic disease in Japan, exciting but difficult problems in

Annual Report ESCMID Study Group Clinical Parasitology 2009
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Tan HK, Petersen E, Møller LN, Phillips P, Neto EC, Gilbert RE. Effects of storage temperature on detection of Toxoplasma IgM in filter paper blood samples and feasibility of retrospective IgM testing of stored Guthrie card blood spots. J Clin Microbiol 2009; 47: 2626

The important aspects of Lateral Flow Immunoassays and its applications in clinical parasitology
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A lateral flow immunoassay/immunochromatographic test strip assay is a technology that is widely applied for human diagnostics. These test strips are currently used for detection of parasitic infections, infestations and allergy. These antibody test platform is a convenient

Fifty clinical days of medical parasitology
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The history of annual meetings of parasitologists under the name of Clinical Days of Medical Parasitology began on 24th February 1962 at the initiative of Prof. Józef Wacław Grott, MD, PhD, the Head of the 1st Internal Diseases Department, Medical Academy of Lodz. The

NOVEL RESOURCES FOR TEACHING CLINICAL VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY : FRAMEWORK AND PILOT EXPERIENCE
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The teaching of veterinary parasitology is facing important challenges including the need to reverse the current downward trend in the teaching status of this scientific discipline. New technical advances could facilitate the teaching/learning of this complex discipline and

Clinical Diagnostic Parasitology
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Conclusions In todays litigious society, failure to detect a light infection in a pet, regardless of whether treatment was initiated, could be significant from a legal standpoint. Although lawsuits resulting from OLM have usually revolved around failure to initiate appropriate

Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology and Department of Clinical Pathomorphology.
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Nitric oxide plays a critical role in a variety of biological acfivities. It has been nicknamed a killer and mediator due to its toxic and signalling properties. Apart from its regular physiological function, nitric oxide indirectly participates in infectious diseases. Our report

Clinical Diagnostic Parasitology : highlighting commonly used techniques to recover GI parasites of the dog and cat.
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To ensure the health and well-being of pet dogs and cats, coprologic examinations for parasite eggs, oocysts, and cysts are an important part of the daily routine for most veterinary practices. Many different procedures and techniques are used, each with its own