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Delicate filamentous schistosomatids detected in the intestinal veins of experimentally infected chickens are here described as a new parasite species, Gigantobilharzia melanoidis, and details of its life cycle are given. It is the first complete description of a schistosome species that uses Melanoides tuberculata as an intermediate host. Apharyngeate… (More)
On the cover: Tornados, earthquakes , hurricanes and floods—these threats put millions of Americans at risk each year. The Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) is working to reduce the total costs associated with these disasters and other related hazards to buildings by fostering and promoting consistent and improved multihazard risk mitigation strategies,… (More)