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Leech infestation

Known as: Hirudiniasis, Leeches 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2013
Review
2013
Hematophagous animals including leeches have been known to possess biologically active compounds in their secretions, especially… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The European medicinal leech is one of vanishingly few animal species with direct application in modern medicine. In addition to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
For many reasons—including their inability to stand idle and do nothing One of the surprising things about James Lind's… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
&NA; Medicinal leeches (Hirudo medicinalis) are a standard treatment for venous congestion, a complication that can occur after… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
To investigate the phylogenetic relationships of leeches, branchiobdellidans, and acanthobdellidans, whole nuclear 18S rDNA and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Ingestion lasts 25 min in Hirudo medicinalis and is characterized by pharyngeal peristalsis which fills the crop. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A 28-year-old fitter and turner was scalped at work. The scalp was avulsed from the nuchal area to the eyebrows in one piece. It… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
1. 1. Behavioural responses to electrical stimulation of mechanosensory neurones were characterized in two species of leeches… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
  • A. L. Willard
  • The Journal of neuroscience : the official…
  • 1981
  • Corpus ID: 8720095
I have examined the effects of serotonin on the generation of the motor program for swimming by the medicinal leech, Hirudo… Expand
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Highly Cited
1960
Highly Cited
1960