1921
Volume 35, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract

A relatively simple and specific test has been developed to distinguish eggs of from those of other morphologically identical taeniid species. A specific anti- oncosphere monoclonal antibody was produced which binds in an indirect immunofluorescence test to egg-derived oncospheres of but not to those of other taeniid species, such as . Specific fluorescence was obtained with oncospheres of derived from either hatch/activated viable eggs using artificial intestinal fluid or from hypochlorite/detergent treated eggs. The potential use of this test in the study of the transmission of in Turkana, Kenya, is discussed.

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