In vitro interactions between the defense systems of resistant and susceptible Biomphalaria alexandrina and sporocysts of Schistosoma mansoni.


Biomphalaria species that act as an intermediate host for Schistosoma mansoni have different degrees of susceptibility and different internal defense system responses against parasites. Of these species, Biomphalaria alexandrina represents the only intermediate host in Egypt. Given the limited data on the efficacy of the B. alexandrina internal defense… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2014.09.012


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