Advertisement
Research Article

Cystic Echinococcoses in Mongolia: Molecular Identification, Serology and Risk Factors

  • Akira Ito mail,

    akiraito@asahikawa-med.ac.jp

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan

    X
  • Temuulen Dorjsuren,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan, Department of Medical Biology and Histology, School of Biomedicine, Health Sciences University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Anu Davaasuren,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan, National Center for Communicable Diseases, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Tetsuya Yanagida,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan

    X
  • Yasuhito Sako,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan

    X
  • Kazuhiro Nakaya,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan

    X
  • Minoru Nakao,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan

    X
  • Oyun-Erdene Bat-Ochir,

    Affiliation: National Center of Pathology, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Tsendjav Ayushkhuu,

    Affiliation: National Center for Maternal and Child Health, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Narantuya Bazarragchaa †,

    † Deceased.

    Affiliation: Department of Surgery, State Central First Hospital, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Nyamkhuu Gonchigsengee,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgery, State Central First Hospital, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Tiaoying Li,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan, Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, China

    X
  • Gurbadam Agvaandaram,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Biology and Histology, School of Biomedicine, Health Sciences University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Abmed Davaajav,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan, National Center for Communicable Diseases, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Chinchuluun Boldbaatar,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan, Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Gantigmaa Chuluunbaatar

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan, Mongolian Academy of Science, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    X
  • Published: June 19, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002937

About the Authors

Akira Ito, Temuulen Dorjsuren, Anu Davaasuren, Tetsuya Yanagida, Yasuhito Sako, Kazuhiro Nakaya, Minoru Nakao, Tiaoying Li, Abmed Davaajav, Chinchuluun Boldbaatar, Gantigmaa Chuluunbaatar
Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan
Temuulen Dorjsuren, Gurbadam Agvaandaram
Department of Medical Biology and Histology, School of Biomedicine, Health Sciences University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Anu Davaasuren, Abmed Davaajav
National Center for Communicable Diseases, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Oyun-Erdene Bat-Ochir
National Center of Pathology, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Tsendjav Ayushkhuu
National Center for Maternal and Child Health, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Narantuya Bazarragchaa, Nyamkhuu Gonchigsengee
Department of Surgery, State Central First Hospital, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Tiaoying Li
Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, China
Chinchuluun Boldbaatar
Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Gantigmaa Chuluunbaatar
Mongolian Academy of Science, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Corresponding Author

Email: akiraito@asahikawa-med.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AI TD. Performed the experiments: TD ADavaas CB GC TY YS KN. Analyzed the data: TD ADavaas TY YS MN TL AI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OEBO TA NB NG GA ADavaaj. Wrote the paper: AI TD ADavaas GC YS TY.