Effect of Helisoma duryi on the survival, growth, and cercarial production of Schistosoma mansoni-infected Biomphalaria glabrata.

@article{Frandsen1977EffectOH,
  title={Effect of Helisoma duryi on the survival, growth, and cercarial production of Schistosoma mansoni-infected Biomphalaria glabrata.},
  author={Flemming J. Frandsen and N. O. Christensen},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1977},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={577-80}
}
Biological control of the intermediate hosts of S. mansoni and S. haematobium by means of a competitor snail,Helisoma duryi, has been suggested. In the present laboratory study, information was obtained concerning the interspecific competition between H. duryi and B. glabrata. The results indicated that the growth rate, mortality rate, and cercarial… CONTINUE READING