Tegumental alterations in juvenile Schistosoma haematobium harboured in hamsters following artemether treatment.

@article{Xiao2001TegumentalAI,
  title={Tegumental alterations in juvenile Schistosoma haematobium harboured in hamsters following artemether treatment.},
  author={Shuhua Xiao and Bing-gui Shen and Jacques Chollet and J{\"u}rg Utzinger and Marcel Tanner},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  year={2001},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={175-83}
}
We report the findings of a detailed temporal study on tegumental alterations in juvenile Schistosoma haematobium, induced by artemether, using scanning electron microscopy. Hamsters infected with S. haematobium cercariae for 28 days were treated intragastrically with a single dose of 300 mg/kg artemether. Groups of two hamsters were killed 24 h, 72 h and 7 days after treatment, and schistosomula were recovered from livers by perfusion and subsequent systematic examination of the tissue, before… CONTINUE READING
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