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Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite with a worldwide distribution. In both sheep and humans, if the parasite is encountered during pregnancy, fetal infection and abortion can occur. Therefore, Toxoplasma infection in sheep has a major economic impact upon sheep farming. Clinically, there is...
Light, scanning and transmission electron microscope examinations of adult Cystidicoloides ephemeridarum nematodes, parasitic in the stomach of brown trout ( Salmo trutta fario L.), revealed that the body wall is composed of a cuticle, a hypodermis and longitudinally oriented somatic musculature....
The lens-covered pigment cup ocelli in free-swimming cercariae of Trichobilharzia ocellata were re-examined and the differentiation of the lenticular elements was studied in cercariae still enclosed in sporocysts. Each eye consists of a single rhabdomeric sensory cell, a single cup cell harboring...