Experimental studies on the suitability of aquatic snails as intermediate hosts for Paramphistomum cervi in Iraq.

@article{Altaif1978ExperimentalSO,
  title={Experimental studies on the suitability of aquatic snails as intermediate hosts for Paramphistomum cervi in Iraq.},
  author={Khalil I Altaif and S N al-Abbassy and I M Al-Saqur and A K Jawad},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1978},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={151-5}
}
Three of the most common species of aquatic snails in Iraq were examined for their susceptibility to infection with Paramphistomum cervi. Bulinus truncatus was the only susceptible species. No development occurred in Physa acuta or Lymnaea lagotis euphratica. These findings and a previous field observation that infection of B. truncatus with amphistome… CONTINUE READING