Larval development of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in Cernuella (Xeromagna) cespitum arigonis under controlled laboratory conditions.

@article{GonzlezLanza1997LarvalDO,
  title={Larval development of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in Cernuella (Xeromagna) cespitum arigonis under controlled laboratory conditions.},
  author={Camino Gonz{\'a}lez-Lanza and M. Yolanda Manga-Gonz{\'a}lez and Rafael Rotaeche del Campo and M P Del-Pozo},
  journal={Journal of helminthology},
  year={1997},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={311-7}
}
The larval development of Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Digenea: Dicrocoeliidae) in experimentally infected Cernuella (Xeromagna) cespitum arigonis (Schmidt, 1853), a species of mollusc important in the epidemiology of dicrocoeliosis in Spain, has been studied. A total of 948 specimens of this mollusc, distributed in five batches, were tested with individual doses of 50 to 150 parasite eggs, obtained from sheep, after 4 days without food. After infection these molluscs and control specimens were… CONTINUE READING