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Juvenile forms of Schistosoma mansoni (schistosomula) have been cultured in human blood of various specificities and tested for the presence of blood group substances on their surfaces. The tests employed were survival following transfer into rhesus monkeys immunized against human blood substances, mixed agglutination reactions, and immunofluorescence. A,(More)
The relationships between course of infection, antigenic variation, and immunodepression of antibody responses to heterologous antigens have been investigated in mice chronically infected with Trypanosoma brucei. T. brucei Brunel University Trypanosomiasis (BUT) 64 produces a fluctuating parasitaemia lasting about 80 days and ending fatally. It is(More)
Observations were made on the development of acquired resistance to Schistosoma haematobium in the baboon following immunization with cercariae by the percutaneous route and by the transplantation of adult worms into the mesenteric veins. In the first experiment six baboons were immunized with 1000 S. haematobium cercariae given percutaneously. They were(More)