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LIFE CYCLE AND DEVELOPMENT OF LAGOCHILASCARIS SPRENTI (NEMATODA: ASCARIDIDAE) FROM OPOSSUMS (MARSUPIALIA:

@inproceedings{Smith1983LIFECA,
  title={LIFE CYCLE AND DEVELOPMENT OF LAGOCHILASCARIS SPRENTI (NEMATODA: ASCARIDIDAE) FROM OPOSSUMS (MARSUPIALIA:},
  author={J. L. Smith and D. Bowman and M. D. Littlet},
  year={1983}
}
  • J. L. Smith, D. Bowman, M. D. Littlet
  • Published 1983
  • Biology
  • The life cycle of Lagochilascaris sprenti, a species which occurs in the stomach of opossums (Di- delphis virginiana) in Louisiana, was determined. The larva in the egg developed to the infective stage after eggs from the feces of infected animals were in culture about 30 days. When eggs containing infective larvae were fed to mice, the larvae hatched, penetrated the intestinal mucosa, migrated through the liver and lungs, and eventually reached the skeletal muscles where they became… CONTINUE READING
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