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October 2019

Schistosoma spp. Life Cycle Training Course

October 9 @ 8:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm
Biomedical Research Institute, 9410 Key West
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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The NIH-NIAID Schistosomiasis Resource Center offers a training course on the maintenance of three Schistosoma spp. life cycles: S. haematobium, S. japonicum and S.mansoni. The course is designed to acquaint researchers working in the field of schistosomiasis with protocols for maintaining the complete parasite life cycle in their own laboratory. The course provides both lectures and wet-lab exercises, including: snail cultivation; exposure of snails to miracidia; shedding patent snails for cercariae collection; generation of schistosomula; protocols to infect rodents; and…

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