Immunization to Schistosoma mansoni in Mice Inoculated with Radiated Cercariae

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Science  13 Oct 1961:
Vol. 134, Issue 3485, pp. 1073-1075
DOI: 10.1126/science.134.3485.1073


Preliminary experiments indicate that mice inoculated with cercariae of Schistosoma mansoni that have been exposed to cobalt-60 radiation in the range of 2500 to 3000 rep develop immunity to reinfection with nonradiated cercariae.