The pathology of experimental Schistosoma bovis infection in sheep.

@article{Hussein1976ThePO,
  title={The pathology of experimental Schistosoma bovis infection in sheep.},
  author={Magdy Hussein and H. O. Bushara and Khalid E. Ali},
  journal={Journal of helminthology},
  year={1976},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={235-41}
}
Five desert sheep were exposed to 5000 or 10000 Schistosoma bovis cercariae each, and the parasitological clinical and pathological parameters were recorded. The pre-patent period was approximately 7 weeks and from that time onwards, the animals became progressively ill and emaciated. Following necropsy at the 12th week, a percentage schistosome recovery ranging from 36%--63.6% was found, and there were high egg densities in the intestinal tract and the liver. These organs revealed severe… CONTINUE READING

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