AMOEBIASIS and Ascariasis  


Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

  1. Abd-Alla MD, Ravdin JI. Diagnosis of amoebic colitis by antigen capture ELISA in patients presenting with acute diarrhoea in Cairo, Egypt. Trop Med Int Health. 2002 Apr;7(4):365-70.

  2. Chavez-Rueda K, Agundis-Mata C, Zenteno E, Shibayama M, Tsutsumi V, Munoz O, Leanos-Miranda A, Blanco-Favela F. Development of a diagnostic test for Entamoeba histolytica using idiotype expression in human. J Immunol Methods  2002 Apr 1;262(1-2):29-40

  3. De BK, Sen S, Biswas PK, Mandal SK, Das D, Das U, Guru S, Bandyopadhyay K. Occurrence of hepatopulmonary syndrome in Budd-Chiari syndrome and the role of venous decompression. Gastroenterology. 2002 Apr;122(4):897-903.

  4. Gupta SK, Naik S, Naik SR. Vaccine potential of 56-66 kDa protease secreted by Entamoeba  histolytica. Indian J med Res 1999 April; 109: 141-6.

  5. Jankiewicz R. Clinical manifestations and ultrasonography guided aspiration of amoebic liver abscesses in St Walburg's Hospital, Nyangao, Tanzania. Trop Doct. 2002 Apr;32(2):92-3.

  6. Radford CF, Minassian DC, Dart JK. Acanthamoeba keratitis in England and Wales: incidence, outcome, and risk factors. Br J Ophthalmol. 2002 May;86(5):536-42.

  7. Singh B, Moodley J, Sheik-Gafoor MH, Dhooma N, Reddi A. Conservative management of thoracobiliary fistula. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Apr;73(4):1088-91

    Pathogenesis :

  8. Cooter R. The history of the discovery of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis. Aust Fam Physician  2002 Apr;31(4):399-400

  9. Lee GA, Gray TB, Dart JK, Pavesio CE, Ficker LA, Larkin DF, Matheson MM. Acanthamoeba sclerokeratitis: treatment with systemic immunosuppression. Ophthalmology  2002 Jun;109(6):1178-82

    Vaccines :

  10. White Jr AC, Atmar RL. Infections in Hispanic immigrants. Clin Infect Dis  2002 Jun 15;34(12):1627-32



Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

  1. Palmer LJ, Celedon JC, Weiss ST, Wang B, Fang Z, Xu X. Ascaris lumbricoides infection is associated with increased risk of childhood asthma and atopy in rural China. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2002 Jun 1;165(11):1489-93

  2. Rawat AK. Throat clearing habit and ascariasis. Indian Pediat. 2001;  38(9), 1064.

  3. Santra A, Bhattacharya T, Chowdhury A, Ghosh A, Ghosh N, Chatterjee BP, Mazumder DNG. Serodiagnosis of ascariasis with specific IgG(4) antibody and its use in an epidemiological study. Trans Royal Soc trop Med Hyg. 2001; 95(3), 289-92.

  4. Sclabas G, Kirschstein T, Uhl W, Hurlimann R, Ruchti C, Buchler MW. Juvenile idiopathic fibrosing pancreatitis. Dig Dis Sci  2002 Jun;47(6):1230-5

  5. Williams-Blangero S, VandeBerg JL, Subedi J, Aivaliotis MJ, Rai DR, Upadhayay RP, Jha B, Blangero J. Genes on chromosomes 1 and 13 have significant effects on Ascaris infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2002 Apr 16;99(8):5533-8


Pathogenesis :


5164.   Pruss A, Kay D, Fewtrell L, Bartram J. Estimating the burden of disease from water, sanitation, and hygiene at a global level. Environ Health Perspect  2002 May;110(5):537-42