Results Obtained in Testing Molluscacides in Field Plots Containing Oncomelania Nosophora, an Intermediate Host of Schistosoma Japonicum

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Summary

  1. 1.Out of 59 chemicals and mixtures tested in the laboratory on O. nosophora, 26 were selected for tests in field plots.
  2. 2.Six of these gave encouraging results. They included: calcium cyanamide, sodium dinitro-o-cresol, dinitro-o-cyclohexylphenol, its dicyclohexylamine salt, pentachlorophenol, and sodium pentachlorophenate.

Author Notes

406th Medical General Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan; and the University of Oklahoma Medical School.

Yamanashi Health Department.

National Institute of Health of Japan.

406th Medical General Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan.

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