Experimental infection of Bulinus truncatus with Schistosoma haematobium.

  title={Experimental infection of Bulinus truncatus with Schistosoma haematobium.},
  author={D. V. Moore and C. J. Thillet and C. M. Carney and H. E. Meleney},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  volume={39 2},
establishment of the complete life cycle of the parasite under laboratory conditions. An active breeding colony of the suitable snail host must be established to provide a reliable source of snails for exposure to miracidia at regular intervals so as to insure a steady supply of cercariae for animal infections. The study of Schistosoma haematobium infections under laboratory conditions has been seriously hampered by the inability to infect, routinely, Bulinus truncatus or other suitable… Expand
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