Morphological aspects of Schistosoma mansoni adult worms isolated from nourished and undernourished mice: a comparative analysis by confocal laser scanning microscopy.

@article{Neves2001MorphologicalAO,
  title={Morphological aspects of Schistosoma mansoni adult worms isolated from nourished and undernourished mice: a comparative analysis by confocal laser scanning microscopy.},
  author={Renata Heisler Neves and Jos{\'e} Roberto Machado-Silva and Marcelo Pelajo-Machado and Sheilla Andrade de Oliveira and Eridan de Medeiros Coutinho and Henrique Leonel Lenzi and Delir Corr{\^e}a Gomes},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2001},
  volume={96 7},
  pages={1013-6}
}
Malnutrition hampers the course of schistosomiasis mansoni infection just as normal growth of adult worms. A comparative morphometric study on adult specimens (male and female) recovered from undernourished (fed with a low protein diet - regional basic diet) and nourished (rodent commercial laboratory food, NUVILAB) white mice was performed. Tomographic… CONTINUE READING