Introgressed Animal Schistosomes Schistosoma curassoni and S. bovis Naturally Infecting Humans

Article English OPEN
Léger, Elsa ; Garba, Amadou ; Hamidou, Amina A. ; Webster, Bonnie L. ; Pennance, Tom ; Rollinson, David ; Webster, Joanne P. (2016)
  • Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases, volume 22, issue 12, pages 2,212-2,214 (issn: 1080-6040, eissn: 1080-6059)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3201/eid2212.160644, pmc: PMC5189150
  • Subject: Africa | Letters to the Editor | Niger | zoonotic hybrid species | zoonoses | cattle | hybrids | introgression | schistosomes | Schistosoma curassoni | Schistosoma haematobium | Schistosoma bovis | parasitic worms | Letter | livestock | parasites | neglected tropical disease | Introgressed Animal Schistosomes Schistosoma curassoni and S. bovis Naturally Infecting Humans | schistosomiasis | humans
    mesheuropmc: digestive system diseases | virus diseases
  • References (10)

    1. Steinmann P, Keiser J, Bos R, Tanner M, Utzinger J. Schistosomiasis and water resources development: systematic review, metaanalysis, and estimates of people at risk. Lancet Infect Dis. 2006;6:411-25

    2. Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases. London declaration on neglected tropical diseases [cited 2016 Jan 22].

    3. King KC, Stelkens RB, Webster JP, Smith DF, Brockhurst MA. Hybridization in parasites: consequences for adaptive evolution, pathogenesis, and public health in a changing world. PLoS Pathog. 2015;11:e1005098

    4. Webster JP, Gower CM, Knowles SC, Molyneux DH, Fenton A. One Health-an ecological and evolutionary framework for tackling neglected zoonotic diseases. Evol Appl. 2016;9:313-33

    5. Huyse T, Webster BL, Geldof S, Stothard JR, Diaw OT, Polman K, et al. Bidirectional introgressive hybridization between a cattle and human schistosome species. PLoS Pathog. 2009;5:e1000571

    6. Webster BL, Diaw OT, Seye MM, Webster JP, Rollinson D. Introgressive hybridization of Schistosoma haematobium group species in Senegal: species barrier break down between ruminant and human schistosomes. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2110.

    7. Rollinson D, Southgate VR, Vercruysse J, Moore PJ. Observations on natural and experimental interactions between Schistosoma bovis and S. curassoni from West Africa. Acta Trop. 1990;47: 101-14

    8. Taylor MG, Nelson GS, Smith M, Andrews BJ. Comparison of the infectivity and pathogenicity of six species of African schistosomes and their hybrids. 2. Baboons. J Helminthol. 1973;47:455-85

    9. Vercruysse J, Southgate VR, Rollinson D. Schistosoma curassoni Brumpt, 1931 in sheep and goats in Senegal. Journal of Natural History. 1984;18:969-76

    10. Moné H, Holtfreter MC, Allienne JF, Mintsa-Nguéma R, Ibikounlé M, Boissier J, et al. Introgressive hybridizations of Schistosoma haematobium by Schistosoma bovis at the origin of the first case report of schistosomiasis in Corsica (France, Europe). Parasitol Res. 2015;114:4127-33 015-4643-4

  • Related Research Results (1)
  • Similar Research Results (2)
  • Metrics
    views in OpenAIRE
    views in local repository
    downloads in local repository
Share - Bookmark