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Genetic diversity of Taenia saginata (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) from Lao People’s Democratic Republic and northeastern Thailand based on mitochondrial DNA

Overview of attention for article published in Parasites & Vectors, March 2017
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Title
Genetic diversity of Taenia saginata (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) from Lao People’s Democratic Republic and northeastern Thailand based on mitochondrial DNA
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Parasites & Vectors, March 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13071-017-2079-7
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Oranuch Sanpool, Rutchanee Rodpai, Pewpan M. Intapan, Lakkhana Sadaow, Tongjit Thanchomnang, Sakhone Laymanivong, Wanchai Maleewong, Hiroshi Yamasaki

Abstract

Taenia saginata is a tapeworm found in cattle worldwide. Analysis of genetic diversity in different geographical populations of T. saginata not only helps to understand the origin, transmission and spread of this organism, but also to evaluate the selection pressures acting on T. saginata and how it is responding to them. However, there are few reports of the genetic variability of T. saginata populations in different regions of the world, including Lao PDR and Thailand. We report the genetic diversity of T. saginata populations in Lao PDR and northeastern Thailand together with sequences of T. saginata from other countries deposited in GenBank. Mitochondrial cox1 sequence analysis revealed that 15 and 8 haplotypes were identified in 30 and 21 T. saginata isolates from Lao PDR and northeastern Thailand, respectively. Fifty-three haplotypes were identified from 98 sequences. Phylogenetic tree and haplotype network analyses revealed that global isolates of T. saginata were genetically divided into five groups (A, B, C1, C2 and D). Taenia saginata isolates from Lao PDR and northeastern Thailand belonged to either Group A or B. Taenia saginata from western Thailand clustered in groups C1, C2 and D, and populations from the northeast and western Thailand were found to be genetically distinct. Taenia saginata isolates in Lao PDR and Thailand were also found to be genetically diverse but the degree of genetic differentiation was low. Taenia saginata populations from Lao PDR and northeastern Thailand are genetically distinct from the population in western Thailand and it is proposed that T. saginata has been dispersed by different transmission routes in Southeast Asia.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 30 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 8 27%
Student > Master 4 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 7%
Lecturer 2 7%
Other 6 20%
Unknown 5 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 7 23%
Medicine and Dentistry 7 23%
Immunology and Microbiology 4 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 10%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 2 7%
Other 1 3%
Unknown 6 20%

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