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Sarcoptes-World Molecular Network (Sarcoptes-WMN) : integrating research on scabies
Alasaad, Samar (Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC)
Walton, Shelley (University of the Sunshine Coast. School of Health and Sport Sciences)
Rossi, Luca (Espacio Natural Sierra Nevada)
Bornstein, Set (National Veterinary Institute. Uppsala. Department of Virology, Immunology and Parasitology)
Abu-Madi, Marawan (Qatar University. Department of Health Sciences)
Soriguer, Ramón C. (Espacio Natural Sierra Nevada)
Fitzgerald, Scott (Michigan State University. Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health)
Zhu, Xing-Quan (State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology)
Zimmermann, Werner (Universität Bern. Fachtierarzt FVH für Schweine)
Ugbomoiko, Uade Samuel (University of Ilorin. Institute of Wildlife Conservation)
Jai-Chyi Pei, Kurtis (National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. Institute of Wildlife Conservation)
Heukelbach, Jörg (Federal University of Ceara. School of Medicine)

Date: 2011
Abstract: Parasites threaten human and animal health globally. It is estimated that more than 60% of people on planet Earth carry at least one parasite, many of them several different species. Unfortunately, parasite studies suffer from duplications and inconsistencies between different investigator groups. Hence, groups need to collaborate in an integratedmanner in areas including parasite control, improved therapy strategies, diagnostic and surveillance tools, and public awareness. Parasite studies will be better served if there is coordinated management of field data and samples across multidisciplinary approach plans, among academic and non-academic organizations worldwide. In this paper we report the first 'Living organism-World Molecular Network', with the cooperation of 167 parasitologists from 88 countries on all continents. This integrative approach, the 'Sarcoptes-World Molecular Network', seeks to harmonize Sarcoptes epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and molecular studies from all over the world, with the aim of decreasing mite infestations in humans and animals.
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Language: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Subject: Veterinària ; Knowledge management ; Sarcoptes world epidemiology ; Molecular systematics ; Diagnostic methods ; Treatment ; Control policy
Published in: International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Núm. 15 (2011)

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2011.01.012

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