Species page : Strongyloides stercoralis

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Species Strongyloides stercoralis

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First-stage (rhabditiform) larvae from the sputum of a patient with disseminated strongyloidiasis.

Common Name: Threadworm
Clade: Clade IVa
Disease: Strongyloidiasis of humans is a common intestinal infection with ~50,000 cases per year. Strongyloidiasis can develop via an infectious or free-living form.
Available cDNAs:
Sanger ESTs:   10908 reads   3479 contigs   nucleotide link   protein link
Sequencing: The Washington University Nematode EST Project, The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
External Collaborators: Thomas Nutman NIAID-NIH, Bethesda, MD
Project Contact: Makedonka Mitreva
NemaGene information: NemaGene gene count :11,244
NemaBLAST database: BLAST vs. reads grouped by library
BLAST vs. transcript contigs & genes
Codon usage table: Codon Usage table
NemFam database: NemFam search
GO Associations: GO Associations
KEGG Associations: NemaPath
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