Experientia

, Volume 39, Issue 4, pp 414–414 | Cite as

Growth ofEchinococcus multilocularis in gerbils exposed to different environmnntal temperature

  • M. Novak
Short Communications Cellular Biology

Summary

Gerbils kept at high (35°C) temperature harbored a significantly largerEchinococcus multilocularis cyst biomass than those kept at room (21°C) and low (5°C) temperature. Parasite induced adrenomegaly was observed in all temperature groups.

Keywords

Biomass Temperature Group 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Novak
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of WinnipegWinnipegCanada

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