Localization and outcome ofFasciola hepatica sporocysts inLymnaea truncatula subjected to mono- or plurimiracidial exposure


After hatching, the miracidium of Fasciola hepatica swims off in search of a snail host into which it can penetrate and transform into a sporocyst. The process of penetration has been the subject of numerous studies (Thomas 1883; Dawes 1959, 1960; Saint-Guillain 1968; Wilson et al. 1971; Buzzell 1983). The parasite subsequently migrates in the body of its… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00937121


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