Preliminary characterization of an adult worm “vomit” preparation of Schistosoma mansoni and its potential use as antigen for diagnosis

@article{Planchart2007PreliminaryCO,
  title={Preliminary characterization of an adult worm “vomit” preparation of Schistosoma mansoni and its potential use as antigen for diagnosis},
  author={Sandra Planchart and Renzo Nino Incani and Italo Mario Cesari},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={101},
  pages={301-309}
}
Schistosoma mansoni is a parasitic trematode of the portal–mesenteric veins with a closed-end intestine. Adult worms regurgitate their intestinal content after digestion, together with constituents of the lining gut. Some of these molecules circulate in the blood and are antigenic. We obtain a “vomit” preparation and preliminary evaluate its biochemical… CONTINUE READING