North-East India Helminth Parasite Information Database

Brief Outline

The majority of metazoan parasites known to invade vertebrate hosts are mainly represented in 3 phyla: Platyhelminthes, Nematoda and Acanthocephala. Many of the parasite members of these phyla are collectively known as helminthes and are causative agents of many debilitating, deforming and killing diseases of man and animals. Among helminth parasites, the lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus have been known as one of the most important zoonotic parasites causing paragonimiasis, also known as haemoptysis in man. read more

Helminth Parasite Data

Comparative insilico study of food-borne trematode and other helminthic infections namely, Trematode: Paragonimus, Fasciola, Fasciolopsis; Cestode: Taenia & its bladderworm; Nematode: Ascaris, hookworm, filarial worm Read more