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Phylogenetic relationships of Strongyloides species in carnivore hosts

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dc.contributor.author Ko, Phoo Pwint
dc.contributor.author Suzuki, Kazuo
dc.contributor.author Canales-Ramos, Marco
dc.contributor.author Aung, Myo Pa Pa Thet Hnin Htwe
dc.contributor.author Htike, Wah Win
dc.contributor.author Yoshida, Ayako
dc.contributor.author Montes, Martin
dc.contributor.author Morishita, Kazuhiro
dc.contributor.author Gotuzzo, Eduardo
dc.contributor.author Maruyama, Haruhiko
dc.contributor.author Nagayasu, Eiji
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-14T00:02:30Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-14T00:02:30Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/8318
dc.description.abstract Strongyloides stercoralis is a parasitic nematode and a major pathogen responsible for human strongyloidiasis. The presence of this species in the dog population has led to an interest in studying the phylogenetic relationships among Strongyloides spp. in carnivore hosts. In the present study, Strongyloides spp. from various carnivore hosts (raccoon, Japanese badger, Siberian weasel, raccoon dog, masked palm civet, and domestic cat) were sought. Except for civets, Strongyloides spp. were identified in all host species. Based on 18S rDNA sequences, nine OTUs (operational taxonomy units) were identified. Molecular phylogenetic analyses using 18S[sbnd]28S rDNA and mitochondrial cox1 (cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1) sequences clustered them into two groups. The first group (named the stercoralis/procyonis group) was comprised of six OTUs and occurred in cats, raccoon dogs, raccoons (S. procyonis), Siberian weasels, and Japanese badgers and included S. stercoralis from humans and dogs. The second group (named the planiceps group) was made up of Strongyloides spp. from raccoon dogs (two OTUs) and one OTU from Siberian weasels. Subsequent analysis using almost the full-length nucleotide sequences of protein-coding genes in their mitochondrial genomes placed Strongyloides spp. of cats in a sister taxon position to S. stercoralis, whereas S. procyonis from raccoons was more distantly related to them. The presence of Strongyloides spp. from various carnivore hosts, which are close relatives of S. stercoralis, suggests this group of Strongyloides (the stercoralis/procyonis group) essentially evolved as parasites of carnivores, although more data on Strongyloides spp. from primate hosts are needed. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1873-0329
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Strongyloides en_US
dc.subject Evolution en_US
dc.subject Molecular phylogeny en_US
dc.title Phylogenetic relationships of Strongyloides species in carnivore hosts en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2020.102151
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.03.07


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