Cercariae

Some articles on cercariae:

Schistosoma Intercalatum - Life Cycle
... The sporocysts then mature into cercariae inside the snail host and are ready to leave ... The cercariae are free-swimming in the surrounding water until they find their definitive host a human ... If there is a small temperature change, the cercariae of S ...
Schistosoma Haematobium - Life Cycle
... The free swimming infective larval cercariae burrow into human skin when it comes into contact with contaminated water ... The cercariae enter the blood stream of the host where they travel to the liver to mature into adult flukes ... of the miracardium into the snail furcocercous cercariae begin to be released ...
Nanophyetus Salmincola - Detailed Information Regarding The Life Cycle Stages
... develops from the miracidum and contains germ cells that develop into cercariae ... can range from 0.45 mm to 3 mm, and the larger rediae can contain up to 76 cercariae ... Rediae and cercariae are found in all tissues of the host snail, but primarily in the gonads and the digestive gland ...
Schistosomiasis - Pathophysiology - Life Cycle - Snails
... time producing thousands of new parasites, known as cercariae, which are the larvae capable of infecting mammals ... Cercariae emerge daily from the snail host in a circadian rhythm, dependent on ambient temperature and light ... Young cercariae are highly mobile, alternating between vigorous upward movement and sinking to maintain their position in the water ...
Trichobilharzia Regenti - Life Cycle
... Eventually, the sporocysts and rediae develop into cercariae ... The cercariae exit the snail through feces and penetrate the skin of new avian hosts, migrating to blood vessels of the bird to mature into adults and complete the cycle ... they are exposed to the dermatitis-producing cercariae ...