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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2012, Article ID 743920, 6 pages
Review Article

Interaction of Schistosoma mansoni Sporocysts and Hemocytes of Biomphalaria

1Departamento de Parasitologia, ICB-UFMG, Avenida Antônio Carlos 6627, 312170-901 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
2Laboratório de Esquistossomose, Centro de Pesquisa René Rachou/FIOCRUZ, Avenida Augusto de Lima 1715, 30190-002 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
3Laboratório de Parasitologia Básica, ICB-UNIFAL, Rua Gabriel Monteiro da Silva 700, 37130-000 Alfenas, MG, Brazil

Received 16 March 2012; Accepted 18 May 2012

Academic Editor: John Kusel

Copyright © 2012 D. Negrão-Corrêa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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