Vol. 92(5) - Sep./Oct.  1997 - Contents

CONTENTS

EPIDEMIOLOGY DIAGNOSIS
CHEMOTHERAPY SYSTEMATICS
V International Symposium on schistosomiasis
BOOK REVIEW

Male and female adult worm of Schistosoma mansoni, showing schistosomal pigment (green) inside the female intestine.


EPIDEMIOLOGY

Epidemiological Characteristics of Schistosoma mansoni Infection in Rural and Urban Endemic Areas of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Márcia N Amorim, Ana Rabello, Rabindranah Loyola Contreras, Naftale Katz

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Venezuela Caused by Infection with a New Hybrid between Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis and L. (V.) guyanensis
- Olinda Delgado, Elisa Cupolillo, Rafael Bonfante-Garrido, Silvia Silva, Edgar Belfort, Gabriel Grimaldi Jr, Hooman Momen
(Research Note)

Detection of Sylvatic Dark Morphs of Triatoma infestans in the Bolivian Chaco
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François Noireau, Rosemary Flores, Teresa Gutierrez, Jean Pierre Dujardin (Research Note)

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DIAGNOSIS

Comparison between Two Methods for Diagnosis of Trichinellosis: Trichinoscopy and Artificial Digestion
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María Laura Vignau, Mónica del Valle Guardis, Miguel Atilio Risso,
Diego Fernando Eiras

Toxoplasma gondii Antigenuria in Patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
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Alberto Fachado, Lisset Fonseca, Luis Fonte, Esteban Alberti, Raymundo Cox, Frank Bandera

Diagnosis of Dengue by Using Reverse Transcriptase- Polymerase Chain Reaction
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Marize Pereira Miagostovich, Flávia Barreto dos Santos, Eliane Saraiva M de Araújo, Juarez Dias, Hermann G Schatzmayr, Rita Maria Ribeiro Nogueira

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CHEMOTHERAPY

Sensitivity of Leishmania spp. to Glibenclamide and 4-Aminopiridine: A Tool for the Study of Drug Resistance Development
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Alicia Ponte-Sucre, Yelitza Campos, Jorge Vázquez, Heidrun Moll, Alexis Mendoza-León

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SYSTEMATICS

Senga sp., Ocurrence of a Pseudophyllid Cestode in a Brazilian Freshwater Fish
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Amilcar Arandas Rego (Research Note)

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V International Symposium on schistosomiasis

Why the International Schistosomiasis Symposia?
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Zilton A Andrade

The Role of Protein Kinases in Antigen-activation of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Schistosoma mansoni Infected Individuals
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Célia A Almeida, Alfredo M Goes

Effects of Bayluscide WP 70® on the Survival and Water-leaving Behaviour of Biomphalaria straminea, Snail Host of Schistosomiasis in Northeast Brazil
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Otília Sarquis, Otávio S Pieri, José Augusto A dos Santos

Update of the Gene Discovery Program in Schistosoma mansoni with the Expressed Sequence Tag Approach
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Élida ML Rabelo, Glória R Franco, Vasco AC Azevedo, Heloisa B Pena, Túlio M Santos, Wendell SF Meira, Neuza A Rodrigues, José Miguel Ortega, Sérgio DJ Pena

Acute Schistosomiasis: Report on Five Singular Cases
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JR Lambertucci, AAM Rayes, CH Barata, R Teixeira, R Gerspacher-Lara

Expression of Recombinant Antigens in Escherichia coli: Application on Immunochemical Studies of Schistosoma mansoni Tegumental Antigens
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Frederico GC Abath, Edeneide M Xavier, Joanne D'Arc B Silva; Marcos A Morais Junior, Silvia ML Montenegro

Cloning and Characterization of a Schistosoma mansoni cDNA Clone with a Specific Antigenic Expression during Development in a Vertebrate Host
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Arlete Martins Coelho-Castelo, Vanderlei Rodrigues

Morphological Study of Adult Male Worms of Schistosoma mansoni Sambon, 1907 by Scanning Electron Microscopy
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José Roberto Machado-Silva, Reinalda Marisa Lanfredi, Delir Corrêa Gomes

Antigenic Recognition Pattern of Schistosomiasis Patients Bearing Different Parasite Burdens
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Yara M Gomes, Mineo Nakazawa, Kirte M Teixeira, Karla PO Luna, Frederico GC Abath (Research Note)

Photodegradation of the Molluscicidal Latex of "Crown-of-Thorns" (Euphorbia milii var hislopii)
- EC Oliveira-Filho, FJR Paumgartten
(Research Note)

A Laboratory-based Approach to Biological Control of Snails
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Fred A Lewis, Matty Knight, Charles S Richards

Evidentiation of Paramyosin (Sm-97) as a Modulating Antigen on Granulomatous Hypersensitivity to Schistosoma mansoni Eggs
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Cristine Hirsch, Claudia Carvalho-Queiroz, Gloria R Franco, Sergio DJ Pena, Andrew JG Simpson, Alfredo M Goes

Diagnosing Schistosomiasis
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Ana Rabello

Biodistribution Study of the Anaesthetic Sodium Phenobarbital Labelled with Technetium-99m in Swiss Mice Infected with Schistosoma mansoni Sambon, 1907
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Susana Balmant Emerique Simões, José Roberto Machado-Silva, Bianca Gutfilen, Octávio Augusto França Presgrave, Márcia Betânia Oliveira, Mario Bernardo-Filho

Role of Immune Complexes from Pacients with Different Clinical Forms of Schistosomiasis in the Modulation of In Vitro Granuloma Reaction
- Simone A Rezende, José R Lambertucci, Alfredo M Goes

Differential Regulation of Granuloma Size and Hepatic Fibrosis in Schistosome Infections
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Allen W Cheever

Impact of Antifibrotic Treatment on the Course of Schistosoma mansoni Infection in Murine Model
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Michal Giboda, James M Smith

An Experimental Approach to the Pathogenesis of "Pipestem" Fibrosis (Symmers' Fibrosis of the Liver)
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Zilton A Andrade, Luciana M Silva, Marcia Maria de Souza

Factors Involved in Schistosoma mansoni Infection, in Rural Areas of Northeast Brazil
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Eridan M Coutinho, Frederico GC Abath, Constança S Barbosa, Ana Lúcia C Domingues, Marcelo CV Melo, Silvia ML Montenegro, Maria Anunciada F Lucena, Sylvia AM Romani, Wayner V Souza, Amaury D Coutinho

Paleoparasitology of Schistosomiasis
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Adauto Araújo, Luiz Fernando Ferreira (Research Note)

Evaluation of the Molluscicidal Properties of Euphorbia splendens var. hislopii (N.E.B.) Latex: Experimental Test in an Endemic Area in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Nelymar M Mendes, Maurício C Vasconcellos, Darcilio F Baptista, Roberto S Rocha, Virginia T Schall

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Control of Schistosomiasis at Niamey, Niger
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J-P Chippaux, D Boulanger, P Brémond, G Campagne, C Véra, B Sellin

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BOOK REVIEW

Historical Aspects of American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas' Disease)
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H Momen

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