Echinostoma sp. Classification. Phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms). Class: Trematoda (Flukes). Order Echinostomatiformes. Family Echinostomatidae. J Travel Med. Sep 1;24(5). doi: /jtm/tax Infection with Echinostoma sp. in a group of travellers to Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania, in January Delineation of the European Echinostoma spp. was carried out based on molecular, morphological and ecological data. The large-scale.

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All adults were identified prior to sequencing on morphological grounds following Kostadinova et al.

Echinostomiasis – Microscopy Findings

The large-scale screening revealed infections with five Echinostoma spp. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. The systematics of the echinostomes Digenea: Snail screening provided representative larval isolates echinosfoma five species of the ‘ revolutum ‘ group, identified by their morphology. The definitive host becomes infected after eating infected second intermediate hosts.

To date, 20 species of zoonotic echinostomes belonging to 9 genera have been discovered worldwide EchinostomaEchinochasmusAcanthoparyphiumArtyfechinostomumEchinoparyphiumEpisthmiumHimasthlaHypoderaeumand Isthmiophora [ 1 ]. Adult Echinostoma have two suckers: Trematodes in the genus, Echinostoma. It is also echinostona to test if the structuring inferred from the nad 1 sequences Detwiler et al.


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Partial fragments of the mitochondrial nad 1 and 28S rRNA genes were amplified for 74 and 16 isolates, respectively; these were analysed together with the sequences of Echinostoma spp. These morphological echinosttoma were similar to those of E. Adult flukes were harvested from experimentally infected hamsters at days 14 and 17 post-infection.

Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Microphalloidea Ward, Trematoda: The isolates ii and iv shared the most common haplotype of E. Echinostoma echinatum Zeder, sensu Kanev Digenea: Please review our privacy policy.

Vietnam was among the list of countries where E. Rambaut A, Drummond AJ: NJ and BI analyses produced congruent results with minor topological differences. Abstract Background The systematics of echinostomes within the so-called ‘ revolutum ‘ group of the genus Echinostomawhich encompasses the type-species E.

The oral sucker was subterminal. However, this needs to be clarified through molecular and genetic studies, and the taxonomic significance of E. Three species, Echinostoma sp. IG see also [ 19 ]. Echinostomatidae in Spain and a discussion exhinostoma the relationships within the ‘ revolutum ‘ group based on cercarial chaetotaxy.


This bivalve genus has been recorded as a second intermediate host for E. Recent advances in the biology of Echinostoma species in the ‘revolutum’ group.

Recently, metacercariae of Echinochasmus japonicus were reported from a species of freshwater fish, Labeo rohita in Vietnam [ 24 ]. The second intermediate host was Filopaludina snails, a viviparid molluscan species. Tkach V, Pawlowski J. For an overview including prevention and control visit www.


Notice the vitelline glands VT and lobed testes TE. The only supported sister-group relationship was between E. Support Center Support Center.