Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research;Volume 27, Number 1-2

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POSSIBLE ROLE OF TADPOLE OF RANA CHENSINENSIS AS AN INTERMEDIATE HOST OF ANGIOSTRONGYLUS CANTONENSIS

OKU, Yuzaburo;KATAKURA, Ken;NAGATSUKA, Jun-ichi;KAMIYA, Masao

Permalink : http://hdl.handle.net/2115/2153
JaLCDOI : 10.14943/jjvr.27.1-2.1

Abstract

Tadpoles of Rana chensinensis became infected by exposure to the 1st stage larvae of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, and the larvae developed into the 2nd stage 12 to 16 days after the infection. It was suggested that the tadpole might act as an intermediate host of A. cantonensis.

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