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HERDIN Record #: PCHRD08171109082225 Submitted: 17 August 2011 Modified: 17 August 2011

In vitro killing of Schistosomula of Schistosoma japonicum by human monocytes:An ultra-structural study.

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Preliminary findings showed that monolayers obtained from human peripheral mononuclear cells and pooled peritoneal exudate induced significant schistosomula killing. Likewise, macrophages from individually incubated schistosomula supernates of normal human monocytes were also found to kill incubated schistosomula. (Autor)

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This study aims to use ultrastructural technique in vitro mediated killing of S. japonicum schistosomula by human monocytes and macrophage from rats and mice.

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