Here you’ll find a collection of publications on public health importance, wildlife parasites and papers specifically authored by Dr. Omar M. Amin.

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Amin, O. M., W. S. Eidelman, W. Domke, J. Bailey and G. Pfeifer. 2000. An unusual case of anisakiasis in California, U. S. A. Comp. Parasitol. 67: 71-75.
Amin, O. M., R. A. Heckmann, N. V. Ha, P. V. Luc and P. N. Doanh. 2000. Revision of the genus Pallisentis (Acanthocephala: Quadrigyridae) with the erection of three new subgenera, the description of Pallisentis (Brevitritospinus) vietnamensis subgen. et. sp. n., a key to species of Pallisentis, and the description of a new quadrigyrid genus, Pararaosentis gen. n. Comp. Parasitol. 67: 40-50
Amin, O. M. 2000. Acanthocephala in the Neotropical region. In Matazoan parasites in the neotropics. A systematic and ecological perspective, G. Salgado-Maldonado, A. N. G. Aldrete and V. M. Vidal-Martinez, eds. Inst. Biol., UNAM, Mexico, 167-174.
Amin, O. M., R. S. S. Al Sady, F. T. Mhaisen and S. F. Bassat. 2001. Neoechinorhynchus iraqensis sp. n. (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae) from the freshwater mullet, Liza abu (Heckel), in Iraq. Comp. Parasitol. 68: 108-111.
Amin, O. M. 2001. Neuro-cutaneous Syndrome (NCS) Explore 10: 55-56.
Amin, O. M. 2001. Neoechinorhynchus didelphis sp. n. (Acanthocephala: Neoechinrohynchidae) from the redfin pickerel, Esox americanus, in Georgia, U. S. A. Comp. Parasitol. 68: 103-107.
Amin, O. M. 2002. Seasonal prevalence of intestinal parasites in the United States during 2000. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 66: 799-803.
Amin, O. M., M. F. A. Saoud and K. S. R. Alkuwari. 2002. Neoechinorhynchus qatarensis sp. n. (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae) from the blue-barred flame parrot fish, Scarus ghobban Forsskal, 1775, in Qatari waters of the Arabian Gulf. Parasitol. Intern. 51: 171-176.
Amin, O. M. 2002. Revision of Neoechinorhynchus Stiles and Hassall, 1905 (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae) with keys to 88 species in two subgenera. Syst. Parasitol. 53; 1-18.
Amin, O. M., S. M. A. Abdullah and F. T. Mhaisen. 2003. Description of Pomphorhynchus spindletruncatus sp. n. (Acanthocephala: Pomphorhynchidae) from freshwater fishes in northern Iraq, with the erection of a new Pomphorhynchid genus, Pyriproboscis gen. n., and keys to genera of Pomphorhynchidae and species of Pomphorhynchus. Syst. Parasitol. 54:229-235.
Amin, O. M. and H. Taraschewski. 2003. Description of subadult Pallisentis (Pallisentis) rexus (Acanthocephala: Quadrigyridae) from the vertebrate intermediate host in Thailand with an examination of the species identity. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 116: 215-221 .
Amin, O. M. 2003. Evaluation of Trichrome-PLUS stain, a new permanent stain and procedure for intestinal parasites in fecal specimens. Explore 12: 4-9.
Amin, O. M. 2003. Ancient Egyptian Medicine. Explore 12: 7-15.
Amin, O. M., S..M. A. Abdullah and F. T. Mhaisen. 2003. Neoechinorhynchus (Neoechinorhynchus) zabensis sp. n. (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae) from freshwater fish in northern Iraq. Folia Parasitol. 50: 293-297.
Amin, O. M. 2004. Toxicity from dental sealants causing neurocutaneous syndrome (NCS), a dermatological and neurological disorder. J. Holist. Dent. Assoc. 2004: 1-15.
Amin, O. M. 2004. Misdiagnosis and follow up of some NCS cases. Explore 13: 4-9.
Amin, O. M., R. A. Heckmann and N. V. Ha. 2004. On the immature stages of Pallisentis (Pallisentis) celatus (Acanthocephala: Quadrigyridae) from occasional hosts in Vietnam.
Amin, O. M., K. Nagasawa and M. J. Grygier. 2004. Seasonal and host distribution of fish acanthocephalans from the Lake Biwa Basin, Japan.
Amin, O. M. 2004. Occurrence of the subgenus Acanthosentis Verma & Datta, 1929 (Acanthocephala; Quadrigyridae) in Japan, with the description of Acanthogyrus (Acanthosentis) alternatspinus sp. n. and A. (A.) parareceptaclis sp. n. from Lake Biwa drainage fishes and a key to species of the subgenus. Syst. Parasitol. 60: 125-137.
Amin, O. M. 2004. On the course of neurocutaneous syndrome (NCS) and its pseudo-diagnosis by medical professionals. Explore 13: 4-9.
Amin, O. M. 2004. On the diagnosis and management of neurocutaneous syndrome, a toxicity disorder from dental sealants. CA Dent. Assoc. J. 32:657-663.
Amin, O. M., R. A. Heckmann and N. V. Ha. 2004. On the immature stages of Pallisentis (Pallisentis) celatus (Acanthocephala: Quadrigyridae) from occasional Fish hosts in Vietnam. Raffles Bull. Zool. 52: 593-598.
Amin, O. M. 2005. Detecting Microbes, In Optimal Digestive Health, T. W. Nichols & N. Faass, Eds., Healing Arts Press, Rochester, Vemont. 130-137.
Amin, O. M. 2005. Trends in annual, seasonal, geographical and host distribution, and symptomology of Blastocystis hominis infections in the United States. Explore 14: 11-19.
Amin, O. M. and K. W. Christison. 2005. Neoechinorhynchus (Neoechinorhynchus) dorsovaginatus n. sp. (Acanthocephala: Neoechinorhynchidae) from the dusky kob Agyrosomus japonicus (Sciaenidae) on the southern coast of South Africa. Syst. Parasitol. 61: 173-179.
Amin, O. M. 2005. Dental Products Causing Neuro-Cutaneous Syndrome (NCS). Explore 14: 57-64.
Amin, O. M. 2006. Epidemiology of Blastocystis hominis. Res. J. Parasitol. 1: 1-11.
Amin, O. M. 2006. An Overview of Neuro-Cutaneous Syndrome (NCS) with a Special Reference to symptomology. Explore 15: 41-49.
Amin, O. M. 2006. On the diagnosis and management of Neurocutaneous Syndrome (NCS), a toxicity desorder from dental sealants. Townsend Letter # 276: 85-90.
Amin, O. M. 2007. Seasonal Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites in the United States During 2000. Explore 16: 22-28.
Amin, O. M. 2007. Prevalence, Distribution, and Host Relationships of Cryptosporidium parvum (Protozoa) Infections in the United States, 2003-2005. Explore 16 (1): 22-28
Amin, O. M., K. Nagazawa, and M. Grygier. 2007. Host and seasonal distribution of Fish acanthocephalans from the Lake Biwa basin, Japan. Comp. Parasitol. 74: 244-253.
Amin, O. M. 2007. The Face of Neuro-Cutaneous Syndrome (NCS): New Cases, Recovery, and Perspectives. Explore 16: 1-11.
Amin, O. M. 2007. Understanding parasites. Extraordinary Technology 5: 59-64.
Amin, O. M. 2007. The Structural–Functional Relationship of the Para-Receptacle Structure in the Acanthocephala.Comp. Parasitol. 74(2), 383-387
Amin, O. M. 2007. Chemical Analysis of Metals in Acanthocephalans Using Energy-X-Ray Analysis.Comp. Parasitol. 74(2) 388-391.
Amin, O. M. 2007. Host and Seasonal Distribution of Fish Acanthocephalans from Lake Biwa Basin, Japan. Comp. Parasitol. 74(2) 244-253.
Amin, O. M., N. V. Ha and R. Heckmann. 2008. New and already known acanthocephalans from amphibians and reptiles in Vietnam, with keys to species of Pseudoacanthocephalus Petrochenko, 1956 (Echinorhynchidae) and Sphaerechinorhynchus Johnston & Deland, 1929 (Plagiorhynchidae). J. Parasitol. 94: 181-189.
Amin, O. M., N. V. Ha and R. Heckmann. 2008. New and already known acanthocephalans mostly from mammals in Vietnam, with descriptions of two new genera and species in Archiacanthocephala. J. Parasitol. 94: 194-201.
Amin, O. M., C. V. Oosterhout, J. Blais, R. L. Robinson, and J. Cable. 2008. On the Ecology and Host Relationships of Acanthogyrus (Acanthosentis) tilapiae (Acanthocephala: Quadrigyridae) from Cichlids in Lake Malwai, Africa. Comp. Parasitol. 75: 278-282.
Amin, O. M., N. V. Ha, and R. Heckmann. 2008. Four New Species of Acanthocephalans from Birds in Vietnam. Comp. Parasitol. 75: 200-214.
Amin, O. M. and N. V. Ha. 2008. On a new acanthocephalan family and a new order from birds in Vietnam. J. Parasitol. 94: 1305-1310.