OIE reference laboratory for equine piroplasmosis

Recent publications

  1. Onyiche, T.E., Taioe, M.O., Molefe, N.I., Biu, A.A., Luka, J., Omeh, I.J., Yokoyama, N., Thekisoe, O. 2020. Equine piroplasmosis: an insight into global exposure of equids from 1990 to 2019 by systematic review and meta-analysis. Parasitology 2020 147, 1411–1424.
  2. Batiha, G. E., Beshbishy, A.A., Adeyemi O.S., Nadwa, E., Rashwan, E., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2020. Safety and efficacy of hydroxyurea and eflornithine against most blood parasites Babesia and Theileria. PLoS One 15, e0228996.
  3. Beshbishy, A.M., Batiha, G.E., Alkazmi, L., Nadwa, E., Rashwan, E., Abdeen, A., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2020. Therapeutic effects of Atranorin towards the proliferation of Babesia and Theileria Pathogens 9, E127.
  4. Onyiche, T.E., Taioe, M.O., Ogo, N.I., Sivakumar, T., Biu, A.A., Mbaya, A.W., Xuan, X., Yokoyama, N., Thekisoe, O. 2020. Molecular evidence of Babesia caballi and Theileria equi in equines and ticks in Nigeria: prevalence and risk factors analysis. Parasitology 17, 1–11.
  5. Batiha, G.E., Tayebwa, D.S., Beshbishy, A.M., N’Da, D.D., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2020. Inhibitory effects of novel ciprofloxacin derivatives on the growth of four Babesia species and Theileria equi. Parasitol. Res. 119, 3061–3073.
  6. Batiha, G.E., Beshbishy, A.M., Alkazmi, L.M., Nadwa, E.H., Rashwan, E.K., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi I. 2020. In vitro and in vivo growth inhibitory activities of cryptolepine hydrate against several Babesia species and Theileria equi. PLoS. Negl. Trop. Dis. 14, e0008489.
  7. Tuvshintulga, B., Kawaguchi, R., Batmagnai, E., Kothalawala, H., Guanasekara, E., Banzragchgarav, O., Nugraha, A.B., Otgonsuren, D., Silva, S.S.P., Sivakumar, T., Yokoyama, N. 2020. Effects of ethanol and water extracts from Phyllanthus emblica fruits on the growth of bovine Babesia and equine piroplasma parasites in vitro and Babesia microti in mice. Jpn. J. Vet. Parasitol. 19, 21–29.
  8. El-Sayed, S.A.E., Rizk, M.A., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2019. Evaluation of the in vitro and in vivo inhibitory effect of thymoquinone on piroplasm parasites. Parasit. Vectors 12, 37.
  9. Batiha, G.E., Beshbishy, A.M., Tayebwa, D.S., Shaheen, H.M., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2019. Inhibitory effects of Syzygium aromaticum and Camellia sinensis methanolic extracts on the growth of Babesia and Theileria Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 10, 949–958.
  10. Batiha, G.E., Beshbishy, A.M., Tayebwa, D.S., Adeyemi, O.S., Shaheen, H., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2019. The effects of trans-chalcone and chalcone 4 hydrate on the growth of Babesia and Theileria. PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 13, e0007030.
  11. Beshbishy, A.M., Batiha, G.E., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi I. 2019. Ellagic acid microspheres restrict the growth of Babesia and Theileria in vitro and Babesia microti in vivo. Parasit. Vectors 12, 269.
  12. Nugraha, A.B., Tuvshintulga, B., Guswanto, A., Tayebwa, D.S., Rizk, M.A., Gantuya, S., El-Saber Batiha, G., Beshbishy, A.M., Sivakumar, T., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi I. 2019. Screening the Medicines for Malaria Venture Pathogen Box against piroplasm parasites. Int. J. Parasitol. Drugs Drug Resist. 10, 84–90.
  13. Batiha, G.E., Beshbishy, A.M., Tayebwa, D.S., Adeyemi, O.S., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2019. Evaluation of the inhibitory effect of ivermectin on the growth of Babesia and Theileria parasites in vitro and in vivo. Trop. Med. Health. 47, 42.
  14. Myagmarsuren, P., Sivakumar, T., Enkhtaivan, B., Davaasuren, B., Zoljargal, M., Narantsatsral, S., Davkharbayar, B., Mungun-Ochir, B., Battur, B., Inoue, N., Igarashi, I., Battsetseg, B., Yokoyama N. 2019. A seroepidemiological survey of Theileria equi and Babesia caballi in Horses in Mongolia. J. Parasitol. 105, 580–586.
  15. Onyiche, T.E., Suganuma, K., Igarashi, I., Yokoyama, N., Xuan, X., Thekisoe, O. 2019. A review on equine piroplasmosis: epidemiology, vector ecology, risk factors, host immunity, diagnosis and control. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 16, E1736.
  16. Rizk, M.A., El-Sayed, S.A.E., El-Khodery, S., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi I. 2019. Discovering the in vitro potent inhibitors against Babesia and Theileria parasites by repurposing the Malaria Box: A review. Vet. Parasitol. 274, 108895.
  17. Nugraha, A.B., Cahyaningsih, U., Amrozi, A., Ridwan, Y., Agungpriyono, S., Taher, D.M., Guswanto, A., Gantuya, S., Tayebwa, D.S., Tuvshintulga, B., Sivakumar, T., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2018. Serological and molecular prevalence of equine piroplasmosis in Western Java, Indonesia. Vet. Parasitol. Reg. Stud. Reports14, 1–6.
  18. Tayebwa, D.S., Tuvshintulga, B., Guswanto, A., Nugraha, A.B., Batiha, G.E., Gantuya, S., Rizk, M.A., Vudriko, P., Sivakumar, T., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2018. The effects of nitidine chloride and camptothecin on the growth of Babesia and Theileria Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 9, 1192–1201.
  19. Guswanto, A., Nugraha, A.B., Tuvshintulga, B., Tayebwa, D.S., Rizk, M.A., Batiha, G.E., Gantuya, S., Sivakumar, T., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2018. 17-DMAG inhibits the multiplication of several Babesia species and Theileria equi on in vitro cultures, and Babesia microti in mice. Int. J. Parasitol. Drugs Drug Resist. 8, 104–111.
  20. Tuvshintulga, B., AbouLaila, M., Sivakumar, T., Tayebwa, D.S., Gantuya, S., Naranbaatar, K., Ishiyama, A., Iwatsuki, M., Otoguro, K., Ōmura, S., Terkawi, M.A., Guswanto, A., Rizk, M.A., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I. 2017. Chemotherapeutic efficacies of a clofazimine and diminazene aceturate combination against piroplasm parasites and their AT-rich DNA-binding activity on Babesia bovis. Sci. Rep. 7, 13888.

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