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.

December 28, 2018
Case Report

Metagenomic next-generation sequencing as a diagnostic tool for toxoplasmic encephalitis

Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials
Zhiliang HuWei Chen
November 24, 2019

Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Toxoplasma-Neuron Interactions In Situ

Methods in Molecular Biology
C. 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
April 16, 2019

Severe and complicated malaria

La Revue du praticien
Stéphane Jauréguiberry
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
March 16, 2019

Advances and Challenges in Understanding Cerebral Toxoplasmosis

Frontiers in Immunology
Dirk Schlüter, Antonio Barragan
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
November 27, 2018

Toxoplasmosis: A pathway to neuropsychiatric disorders

Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
Shiraz TyebjiChristopher J Tonkin
May 9, 2020

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

Advances in Parasitology
Christina StrubeAndrea Springer
May 17, 2019

Infections of the central nervous system in immunodeficiency

Der Internist
K Angstwurm, B Neumann
June 18, 2020
Open Access

Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Cognitive Impairment and Neurodegeneration by Toxoplasma gondii Infection

Brain Sciences
Gloria Ortiz-GuerreroMauricio O Nava-Mesa
November 24, 2019

Assays for Monitoring Toxoplasma gondii Infectivity in the Laboratory Mouse

Methods in Molecular Biology
Qiuling Wang, L David Sibley
August 6, 2019

Parasitic Infections of the Nervous System

Seminars in Neurology
Hector H GarciaOscar H Del Brutto
June 21, 2019
Open Access

The hitchhiker's guide to parasite dissemination

Cellular Microbiology
Lisa L Drewry, L David Sibley

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