Experimental infection of rhesus monkeys with Schistosoma incognitum and Orientobilharzia dattai.

Abstract

Rhesus monkeys inoculated subcutaneously with 800-2500 cercariae of Schistosoma incognitum did not yield adult worms. Percutaneous exposures, however, resulted in the presence of adult flukes 21-35 days post infection. The infection became very mild (0-4 flukes) 45-100 days after exposure and no eggs were excreted. Monkeys percutaneously exposed to… (More)

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