1921
Volume 13, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

The presence of the planorbid snail (Orbigny, 1835) in Peru is recorded for the first time. The population studied is highly susceptible (72.7%) to a Brazilian strain of , infective to other populations of but not to . Exposure to another Brazilian strain of , infective to but not to , resulted in the development of the parasite in 43.3%, with the production of primary sporocysts in 80%, and of secondary sporocysts in 20%, of the infected specimens, although no cercariae were produced.

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