PMID: 19093502Dec 20, 2008

Host-parasite relationship of S. mansoni and B. glabrata

Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences : PJBS
A G ArijoZ I Rajput

Abstract

Experiments were conducted to study the host-parasite compatibility of various isolates of Biomphalaria glabrata snail and Schistosoma mansoni parasite isolates. A series of experiments conducted on 12 S. mansoni isolates have shown a range of infectivity potential for B. glabrata snail and 9 isolates of B. glabrata were found differentially susceptible to infection with S. mansoni trematode parasite.

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