Journal of Parasitology Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Morphological Characterization of Emerging Cercariae among Lymnaeid Snails from Barangay Cawongan, Padre Garcia, Batangas, Philippines

Table 1

Types of cercariae and the frequency of recovery from lymnaeid snails (n=750).

Type of CercariaeFrequency

Single Infection
 (i) Echinostome19826.4%
 (ii) Virgulate Xiphidiocercaria50.67%
 (iii) longifurcate-pharyngeate distome cercariae (Strigea)172.27%

Mixed infection
 (i) Echinostome and fork-tailed cercariae (Strigea)20.27%
 (ii) Echinostome and Virgulate xiphidiocercaria10.13%

Encysted forms only445.9%

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