Chronic < em > Toxoplasma gondii < /em > Infection Potentiates Parkinson's Disease Course in Mice Model
CONCLUSION: Chronic T. gondii infection exacerbates pathological progression of PD in BALB/c mice brain by promoting neuroinflammation, and behavioral changes establishing.PMID:35082880 | PMC:PMC8710207 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7863 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Nima Firouzeh Naser Ziaali Vahid Sheibani Amir Hossein Doustimotlagh Ali Afgar Maryam Zamanpour Hossein Keshavarz Saeideh Shojaee Reza Shafiei Khadijeh Esmaeilpour Zahra Babaei Source Type: research

Clinical and Laboratory Findings among Patients with Toxocariasis in Medic Medical Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 2017-2019
CONCLUSION: Our data revealed a wide range of clinical symptoms/signs and a high incidence of skin manifestations in patients with toxocariasis. Eosinophil count and IgE concentration are valuable markers for the evaluation of the disease.PMID:35082881 | PMC:PMC8710195 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7864 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Le Dinh Vinh Phuc Cao Ba Loi Huynh Hong Quang Le Duc Vinh Cao Truong Sinh Vu Van Du Que Anh Tram Khong Minh Quang Tang Xuan Hai Tran-Anh Le Source Type: research

Seasonal Prevalence and Novel Multilocus Genotypes of < em > Giardia duodenalis < /em > in Yaks ( < em > Bos grunniens < /em > ) in Qinghai Province, Western China
CONCLUSION: This study indicated a zoonotic potential of G. duodenalis in yaks from Qinghai Province and provides basic information about the epidemiology of G. duodenalis.PMID:35082882 | PMC:PMC8710206 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7865 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Jun-Ke Song Dan Wang Mei Ren Fan Yang Pin-Xue Wang Min Zou Guang-Hui Zhao Qing Lin Source Type: research

< em > Plasmodium falciparum < /em > Allelic Diversity: A Comparison of DNA Extraction from Isolates Collected on Rapid Diagnostic Tests (Rdts) and Filter Paper
CONCLUSION: These data show that RDTs are a valuable source of DNA for malaria parasite genetic polymorphism analysis. Storage conditions of the devices did not influence the quality of DNA extracted from RDTs device, although some alleles may be missed.PMID:35082883 | PMC:PMC8710191 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7867 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Denise Patricia Mawili-Mboumba Marie Louise Tshibola Mbuyi Noe Patrick M'bondoukwe Marielle Karine Bouyou-Akotet Source Type: research

In Vitro Activity of Pentamidine Isethionate against Trophozoite and Cyst of < em > Acanthamoeba < /em >
CONCLUSION: Pentamidine isethionate exhibited an inhibitory effect on trophozoite and cyst. Given that the trophozoicidal activity of the drug is in the safe dose, it could be suggested as an alternative in patients with AK; however, further investigation is needed in an animal model to confirm the data.PMID:35082884 | PMC:PMC8710197 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7868 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Massoud Behnia Alireza Latifi Mostafa Rezaian Sharmin Kharazi Mehdi Mohebali Setayesh Yasami Shiva Saghafi Reza Chahardoli Narges Anasori Hakimeh Torkian Mohammad Soleimani Maryam Niyyati Elham Kazemirad Source Type: research

Leukocyte Behavior in Mesenteric Microcirculation upon Experimental By < em > Leishmania < /em > Spp. in BALB/c Mice
CONCLUSION: The kinetics of cellular recruitment in Leishmania infections, leading to infection susceptibility or resistance, indicates that distinct mechanisms regulate the initial response to Leishmania infection and determine its course.PMID:35082885 | PMC:PMC8710210 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7869 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Herintha Coeto Neitzke-Abreu Rhuan Carlos Souza Caetano K árin Rosi Reinhold-Castro Manoel Sebasti ão da Costa Lima-Junior Wagner Jos é Tenório Dos Santos Gessilda de Alcantara Nogueira de Melo Roberto Kenji Nakamura Cuman Sandra Mara Alessi Aristides Source Type: research

Phylogenetic Analysis and Genetics Polymorphisms Evaluation of < em > ROP8 < /em > and < em > B1 < /em > Genes of < em > Toxoplasma gondii < /em > in Livestock and Poultry Hosts of Yazd, Qom and Golestan Provinces of Iran
CONCLUSION: The B1 gene was only an attractive target for rapid detection of T. gondii parasites, whereas the ROP8 gene due to a high level of polymorphism was able to isolate the three clonal lineages (type I, II and III), intertypes and even atypical strains from different isolates of T. gondii.PMID:35082886 | PMC:PMC8710196 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7870 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Tahereh Azimpour-Ardakan Reza Fotouhi-Ardakani Nasser Hoghooghi-Rad Nourdehr Rokni Abbasali Motallebi Source Type: research

Seroprevalence of < em > Toxocara < /em > Infection among Asthmatic Children in Shiraz City, Southern Iran
CONCLUSION: There was no significant association between toxocariasis and childhood asthma. Further study on different regions such as urban and rural areas with a large sample size and using questionnaire for considering risk factors of asthma and toxocariasis is recommended.PMID:35082887 | PMC:PMC8710192 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7871 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Amir Masoud Salemi Nasir Arefkhah Fattaneh Mikaeili Hamed Rabbani Hesamodin Nabavizadeh Source Type: research

Seroprevalence of Human Hydatidosis in Ardabil Province, North-West of Iran
CONCLUSION: This is the first description of the seroprevalence of E. granulosus infection in the population in Ardabil Province, North-West of Iran. Obtained rate of hydatidosis approves the importance of diagnosing human cystic echinococcosis in these regions and it is expected that the authorities be careful to screen the disease.PMID:35082888 | PMC:PMC8710200 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7872 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Zahra Heidari Behnam Mohammadi-Ghalehbin Zahra Alizadeh Soheila Molaei Hadi Peeri Dogaheh Hafez Mirzanejad-Asl Source Type: research

< em > Toxoplasma gondii < /em > in Milk of Human and Goat from the Desert Area in Central Iran
CONCLUSION: Because of the popularity of the goat milk and the transfection probability with the milk to humans, it is recommended to boil milk prior to use. Furthermore, case contamination of T. gondii in the human milk sample showed one of the important paths for infection transmission, which requires further studies.PMID:35082889 | PMC:PMC8710208 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7873 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Esmat Mohammadi Khamsian Bahador Hajimohammadi Gilda Eslami Mohammad Hossein Fallahzadeh Saeede Sadat Hosseini Source Type: research

Main Pathways and Ion Channels Differentially Expressed in the Transcriptome of Male and Female Adult < em > Angiostrongylus cantonensis < /em > Using a Deep Sequencing Approach
CONCLUSION: We hypothesized that the nervous system of the worm plays a key role in the physiological regulation of adult A. cantonensis, and based on this, the function of the calcium-signaling pathway should be investigated.PMID:35082890 | PMC:PMC8710209 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7874 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Yue Guo Hong Chang Zhou Hai Yan Dong Yun Liang Yao Bo Ying Xu Yu Zhao Source Type: research

Development of a Quantitative Real-Time PCR Assay for Detection of < em > Toxoplasma gondii < /em > in Brain Samples
CONCLUSION: We have developed a quantitative, specific, and highly sensitive PCR for detecting T. gondii in biological samples.PMID:35082891 | PMC:PMC8710198 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7875 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Mahboubeh Berizi Jalal Babaie Pezhman Fard-Esfahani Marjan Enshaeieh Rahmah Noordin Geita Saadatnia Majid Golkar Source Type: research

Anti- < em > Toxoplasma < /em > Effect of Hydroalchohlic Extract of < em > Terminalia chebula < /em > Retz in Cell Culture and Murine Model
CONCLUSION: Regarding the positive effect of extract, after more clinical trials in the animal model and standardization of the extract, it can be used as an alternative or complementary therapy for toxoplasmosis.PMID:35082892 | PMC:PMC8710202 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7876 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Mahnaz Jafari Zahra Lorigooini Soleiman Kheiri Kourosh Manochehri Naeini Source Type: research

Investigating in Vivo and in Vitro Effects of Ethanolic and Aqueous Extracts of Myrtle ( < em > Myrtus communis < /em > ) on < em > Leishmania major < /em >
CONCLUSION: The lesion sizes for treated groups with extracts were similar to those treated with glucantime. Oral administration instead of injection is another advantage of myrtle plant over glucantime, which makes the herb easy and more practical.PMID:35082893 | PMC:PMC8710211 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7877 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Delshad Hesami Fatemeh Ghaffarifar Abdolhossein Dalimi Mohammad Saaid Dayer Vahid Nasiri Shagayegh Sheikh Source Type: research

Safety and Efficacy of < em > Prosopis juliflora < /em > Leaf Extract as a Potential Treatment against Visceral Leishmaniasis in Balb/c Mice
CONCLUSION: P. juliflora exhibited higher inhibitory effects against L. donovani promastigotes as well as amastigotes and induced significantly higher IgG antibody levels as compared to SSG (P<0.05). Furthermore, it was safer than SSG on Vero E6 cells.PMID:35082894 | PMC:PMC8710203 | DOI:10.18502/ijpa.v16i4.7878 (Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology)
Source: Iranian Journal of Parasitology - January 27, 2022 Category: Parasitology Authors: Muendo Charity Mutile Mutiso Joshua Muli Gicheru Michael Muita Source Type: research