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Compatibility of Schistosoma mansoni Cameroon and Biomphalaria pfeifferi Senegal

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Show simple item record Southgate, V. R. en_US Tchuem Tchuenté, L. A. en_US Théron, A. en_US Jourdane, J. en_US Ly, A. en_US Moncrieff, C. B. en_US Gryseels, B. en_US 2007-12-06T14:34:09Z 2007-12-06T14:34:09Z 2000 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0031-1820 en_US
dc.identifier.other ITG-P2B en_US
dc.identifier.other ITG-PLA en_US
dc.identifier.other PARAS en_US
dc.identifier.other U-SCHISTO en_US
dc.identifier.other DIREC en_US
dc.identifier.other JIF en_US
dc.identifier.other FTA en_US
dc.identifier.other ABSTRACT en_US
dc.description.abstract The vectorial capacity of Biomphalaria pfeifferi from Ndiangue, Senegal, was investigated with an allopatric isolate of Schistosoma mansoni from Nkolbisson, Cameroon. The snail infection rate after exposure to a single miracidium per snail (MD1) was 56. 3 %, and 91.6%, for snails exposed to 5 miracidia per snail (MD5). The minimum pre-patent period was 21 days. The mean total cercarial production for the MDI group was 18,511 cercariae per snail, and 9757 cercariae for the MD5 group. The maximum production of cercariae for 1 day was 4892 observed in a snail from the MDI group at day 43 post-infection. The mean longevity of snails was higher in group MD1 (88 days p.i.) than in group MD5 (65 days p.i.). The chronobiological emergence pattern revealed a circadian rhythm with one shedding peak at mid-day. Comparisons are made with the vectorial capacity of the sympatric combination of B. pfeifferi Senegal/S. mansoni Senegal. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en_US
dc.subject Helminthic diseases en_US
dc.subject Schistosoma mansoni en_US
dc.subject Biomphalaria pfeifferi en_US
dc.subject Vectorial capacity en_US
dc.subject Cameroon en_US
dc.subject Africa, Central en_US
dc.subject Senegal en_US
dc.subject Africa, West en_US
dc.subject Africa, West en_US
dc.title Compatibility of Schistosoma mansoni Cameroon and Biomphalaria pfeifferi Senegal en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.citation.issue 5 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Parasitology en_US
dc.citation.volume 121 en_US
dc.citation.pages 501-505 en_US Cambridge en_US
dc.citation.jabbreviation Parasitology en_US

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