Life cycle of Cryptosporidium muris in two rodents with different responses to parasitization.

Abstract

This study focuses on mapping the life cycle of Cryptosporidium muris in two laboratory rodents; BALB/c mice and the southern multimammate rat Mastomys coucha, differing in their prepatent and patent periods. Both rodents were simultaneously experimentally inoculated with viable oocysts of C. muris (strain TS03). Animals were dissected and screened for the… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0031182013001637

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