Hatching Of Second-Stage Larvae Of Toxocara Canis: A Rapid Method For Processing Large Numbers Of Worms

N. S. Crowcroft, S. H. Gillespie

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Abstract

A method for hatching second-stage larvae of Toxocara canis is described. Whole adult worms are processed by centrifugation in the presence of hypochlorite which allows the grinding step to be eliminated. The technique is more rapid and a high yield is obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-312
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Helminthology
Volume65
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991

Keywords

  • hatching technique
  • Toxocara canis

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