[Changes in mast cell composition in the hamster duodenum in experimental diphyllobothriosis].


The morphometric investigation was performed to study the reaction of mast cells (MC) in mucosal lamina propria of hamster duodenum to experimental infection with tapeworm Diphyllobothrium dendriticum. The invasion was found to result in a significant increase of MC cells absolute content, changes in the proportions of their functional groups, increased… (More)