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Role of Lymnaea luteola in spreading Schistosoma incognitum in an endemic area

@article{Agrawal2000RoleOL,
  title={Role of Lymnaea luteola in spreading Schistosoma incognitum in an endemic area},
  author={Mukesh Agrawal and J. George and S. Gupta},
  journal={Indian Journal of Animal Sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={70},
  pages={349-352}
}
The potential transmission role of Lymnaea luteola, the snail intermediate host of Schistosoma mcognitum In an endemic area, was studied. Out of 3 991 L. Meola collected [rum Marhai, Suhagi and Gorakhpur areas of Jabalpur, 134 (3.35%) were positive for S. incognitum cercariae with marked seasonal vanation. L. luteola were experimontaily Infected in an artificially prepared tank with pig faeces (60 or 160 g) harbouring S. incognitum miracidia. The snails started shedding S. incognitum cercariae… Expand
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