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Notes on the snail vector of Schistosoma haematobium in the Ibadan area of Nigeria: with some observations on the pathology of the liver and spleen in mice experimentally infected with Schistosoma haematobium and Schistoma mansoni

Cowper, S.G.

West African Medical Journal 8: 191-196


ISSN/ISBN: 0043-3004
PMID: 13812506
Accession: 014121201

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Cowper supports McCullough's (1957) theory that a Bulinus (Bulinus) truncatus rohlfsi-compatible and a B. (Physopsis) globosuscompatible strain of Schistosoma haematobium can be differentiated Cowper's observations were made in Nigeria, those of McCullough in Ghana. The changes in the liver and spleen of mice experimentally infected with S. haematobium from B. (B.) truncatus rohlfsi are briefly described and illustrated and compared with those in the liver of mice infected with S. mansoni in Egypt.

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