Central Nervous System Parasitic Infections

Central nervous system parasitic infections can occur when parasites invade the blood-brain barrier and can also occur in immunocompromised patients. Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite that can lead to encephalitis and other neurological symptoms. Discover the latest research central nervous system parasitic infections here.

November 24, 2019

Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Toxoplasma-Neuron Interactions In Situ

Methods in Molecular Biology
Carla M CabralAnita A Koshy
March 19, 2020
Open Access

Latent Toxoplasmosis Effects on Rodents and Humans: How Much is Real and How Much is Media Hype?

Hannah J Johnson, Anita A Koshy
September 24, 2019

Frequency of Toxocara canis antibodies in Mexican paediatric patients with epilepsy

Journal of Helminthology
M D L Caballero-GarcíaE Jiménez-Cardoso
August 16, 2019
Open Access

Toxoplasma gondii effector TgIST blocks type I interferon signaling to promote infection

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Sumit K MattaL David Sibley
November 16, 2019
Open Access

Imaging the dynamic recruitment of monocytes to the blood-brain barrier and specific brain regions during Toxoplasma gondii infection

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Christine A SchneiderMelissa B Lodoen
October 8, 2019

Neuroimaging of Emergent and Reemergent Infections

Radiographics : a Review Publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc
Rafael Lourenço do CarmoVictor Hugo Rocha Marussi
September 27, 2019
Open Access

NFAT1 Regulates Ly6Chi Monocyte Recruitment to the CNS and Plays an Essential Role in Resistance to Toxoplasma gondii Infection

Frontiers in Immunology
Luciana BenevidesJoão S Silva
July 17, 2020
Case Report
Open Access

Meningoencephalomyelitis of Unknown Origin in Cats: A Case Series Describing Clinical and Pathological Findings

Frontiers in Veterinary Science
Jasmin NesslerAndrea Tipold
October 16, 2019

Nanoparticle-Mediated Drug Delivery: Blood-Brain Barrier as the Main Obstacle to Treating Infectious Diseases in CNS

Current Pharmaceutical Design
Brenna Louise Cavalcanti GondimMarcos Vinicius da Silva
July 4, 2020
Open Access

The Role of PI3K/AKT Pathway and NADPH Oxidase 4 in Host ROS Manipulation by Toxoplasma gondii

The Korean Journal of Parasitology
Hei Gwon ChoiGuang-Ho Cha
May 9, 2020

Toxocara-induced neural larva migrans (neurotoxocarosis) in rodent model hosts

Advances in Parasitology
Christina StrubeAndrea Springer
June 18, 2020
Open Access

Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Cognitive Impairment and Neurodegeneration by Toxoplasma gondii Infection

Brain Sciences
Gloria Ortiz-GuerreroMauricio O Nava-Mesa
October 14, 2020
Open Access

Toxoplasma gondii GRA28 is required for specific induction of the regulatory chemokine CCL22 in human and mouse cells.

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
E. N. RudzkiJon P Boyle
November 24, 2019
Open Access

Assays for Monitoring Toxoplasma gondii Infectivity in the Laboratory Mouse

Methods in Molecular Biology
Qiuling Wang, L David Sibley
November 17, 2020
Open Access

Implications of TORCH Diseases in Retinal Development-Special Focus on Congenital Toxoplasmosis

Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
Viviane Souza de CamposDaniel Adesse
July 25, 2020
Open Access

Gasdermin-D-dependent IL-1α release from microglia promotes protective immunity during chronic Toxoplasma gondii infection

Nature Communications
Samantha J BatistaTajie H Harris

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