臺斯(SK)國合計畫-新興與再浮現魚源性寄生蟲引起的人畜共通寄生蟲病:食用魚類之相關健康風險(2/3)

Project: A - Government Institutionb - Ministry of Science and Technology

Description

Consume raw and improperly cooked fishes may acquire fish-borne zoonotic parasitosis, which are currently (re-)emerging also due to population movement and climate changes. The aims of proposed collaborative project are focused on to the assessment of present occurrence, fish host associations, and current distribution and transmission routes of potential causative agents of fish-borne parasitosis in Taiwan. Trematodes (Clonorchis, Metagonimus, Haplorchis) responsible for human liver and intestinal infection, respectively, broad fish tapeworm (Diphyllobothrium) causing diphyllobothriosis and the anisakid nematodes (e.g. Anisakis simplex) causing human anisakiosis, will serve as model parasite groups. The novelty of the project lies in its interdisciplinary character, i.e., application of different methodological approaches, e.g., morphology, ultrastructure, phylogeography, phylogenetics and molecular karyology. The project will be based on international cooperation with a key role of Slovak parasitologists experienced in multidisciplinary studies on the helminth parasites including causative agents of zoonotic diseases and fish surveys to detect their infective stages.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/1/1812/31/18

Keywords

  • Emerging/Re-emerging Diseases
  • Fish-borne zoonotic parasitosis
  • Human hepatic trematodiasis
  • Human intestinal trematodiasis
  • Human diphyllobothriosis
  • Human anisakiosis
  • Infective stages