Distribution and growth of hymenolepis diminuta in the rat, hamster and mouse

Abstract

The distribution and growth of H. diminuta in the rat, hamster and mouse was examined during the first 3 weeks of infection. In rats, 16 h after cysticercoid administration, worms were distributed about a mean position 26% along the small intestine. The parasites remained in this region of the gut until day 6, after which there was an anterior migration… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00259337

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