schistosomulum

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Related to schistosomula: Schistosoma, schistosome, urticaria, cercariae, Schistosoma mansoni

schis·to·som·u·lum

 (shĭs′tə-sŏm′yə-ləm)
n. pl. schis·to·som·u·la (-lə)
The immature form of a parasitic schistosome after it has entered the blood vessels of its host.

[New Latin schistosōmulum, from diminutive of Schistosōma, genus name; see schistosome.]
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Schistosoma mansoni: In vitro schistosomicidal activity and tegumental alterations induced by piplartine on schistosomula.
Macrophage cytotoxicity against schistosomula of schistosoma mansoni involves arginine-dependent production of reactive nitrogen intermediates.
Most vaccine candidates target schistosomula antigens, and promising results in animal models have been obtained.
sativa crushed seeds against different developmental stages of S mansoni infection, at the time of infection (immature schistosomula < 14 days post infection), during schistosomula maturation (14-21 days Pi), at the time of schistosomula maturation (>21days PI) and after the beginning of egg laying (>35 days PI) (Davies et al.
Group 1: Uninfected native control, Groups 2-6: S mansoni infected mice and classified as follow: Group 2: S mansoni-infected animals (positive control), Group 3: infected-N sativa treated group immediately at the time of infection (immature schistosomula < 14 days post infection).
Mice infected with 50 cercariae (BH strain) were intraperitoneally treated at a dose of 50 mg/kg for 5 consecutive days, starting on the 1st, 14th, 28th and 45th days after infection, to evaluate the effect of [beta]-lap on skin schistosomula, lung schistosomula, young worms (before oviposition) and adult worms (after oviposition), respectively.