Infectivity of the cercariae
of Centrocestus formosanus and Haplorchis pumilio (Digenea: Heterophyidae) in Cyprinus carpio.
Schistosoma mansoni: human skin ceramides are a chemical cue for host recognition of cercariae
The effect of Myrrh Commiphora molmol on the infected snails of Schistosma species and their egg masses: Effect on shedding of cercariae
and on snail fecundity.
Studies on cercariae
from Helisoma trivolvis Say, with descriptions of new species.
Effects of heavy metal pollution on swimming and longevity in cercariae
of Cryptocotyle lingua (Digenea: Heterophyidae).
2002), while in vitro study, the crushed seeds showed strong antischistosomal potency against S mansoni different stages (miracidia, cercariae
and adult worms) as well as the inhibition in egg laying by the female adult worms was also documented (Mohamed et al.
Analysis of the gene expression profile of Schistosoma mansoni cercariae
using the expressed sequence tqg approach.
Within the gills, Ascocotyle cercariae
enter the blood stream by penetration of the vascular tissue and encyst to form metacercariae in the fish host.
They then burrow into snails, the first intermediate host, and develop in 3 to 5 months into cercariae
, the free-swimming larvae.
Even the cercariae
of schistosomes parasitic to birds and animals will often try to penetrate human skin, causing the conditior.
produced low numbers of cercariae
compared to the control snails.
However, of the 55 bodies of water where Bulinus snails were found, only 1 contained gastropods with Schistosoma cercariae
, and results of a search for blood flukes in 220 small rodents (known for being susceptible to S.