Schistosoma japonicum infection in the pig: the effect of a patent primary infection on a challenge infection.

@article{Willingham1997SchistosomaJI,
  title={Schistosoma japonicum infection in the pig: the effect of a patent primary infection on a challenge infection.},
  author={Arve Lee Willingham and H. O. B\ogh and Maria Vang Johansen and N. O. Christensen and Peter Nansen},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={1997},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={51-9}
}
The response of pigs to a challenge infection of Schistosoma japonicum following a primary infection was assessed using parasitological parameters and eosinophil counts. Twenty-five Danish Landrace/Yorkshire/Duroc crossbred pigs were divided into four groups. Group A (n = 10) received a primary infection, group B (n = 5) received both a primary and challenge infection, group C (n = 5) received a challenge control infection and group D (n = 5) received no infection serving as helminth-free… CONTINUE READING