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References and Extra Journal Article Information on Hymenolepis spp.

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    Dwinell, M.B., Wise, R.M., et al. (1998). "Hymenolesis diminuta: mucosal mastocytosis and

         intestinal smooth muscle hypertrophy occur in tapeworm-infected rats."

         Exp Parasitol 89(1): 92-102.     


    Featherston, DW and CN Copeman (1990). "Mucosal mast cells in Sprague-Dawley rat

         infected with Hymenolepis diminuta tapeworms." Int J Parasitol 20(3): 401-3.


    Featherston, DW, Wakelin, D, et al. (1992). "Inflammatory responses in the intestine during

         tapeworm infections. Mucosal mast cells and mucosal mast cell proteases in Sprague-

         Dawley rats infected with Hymenolepis diminuta." Int J Parasitol 22(7): 961-6.


    Ishih, A. (1992). "Mucoal mast cell response to Hymenolepis diminuta infection in different

         rat strains." Int J Parasitol 22(7): 1033-5.


    Ishih, A. (1994). "Worm burden and mucosal mast cell response in DA and F344/N rat

         strains infected with Hymenolepis diminuta." Int J Parasitol 24 (2): 295-8.


    McLauchlan, PE, Roberts, HC, et al. (1999). "Mucosal mast cell responses and release of

         mast cell protease-I in infections of mice with Hymenolepis diminuta and H. Microstoma:

         modulation by cyclosporin A." Parasite Immunol 21 (3): 151-61.


    Starke, WA and JA Oaks (1999). "Hymenolepis diminuta: praziquantel removal of adult

         tapeworms is folowed by apoptotic down-regulation of mucosal mastocytosis."

         Exp Parasitol 92(3): 171-81.


    Starke, WA and JA Oaks (2001). "Ileal mucosal mast cell, eosinophil, and goblet cell

         populations during Hymenolepis diminuta infection of the rat." J Parasitol

         87(5): 1222-5.