schizont


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schizont

[′skī‚zänt]
(invertebrate zoology)
A multinucleate cell in certain members of the Sporozoa that is produced from a trophozoite in a cell of the host, and that segments into merozoites.
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Impact of field vaccination with a Theileria annulata schizont cell culture vaccine on the epidemiology of tropical theileriosis.
Out of 100 cases 90 were PV schizonts positive, 64 were PV trophozoites positive and 18 were PF trophozoites positive.
One late work given to an ex-partner was entitled Schizont Rival.
The in vitro assays measure the inhibition of growth or schizont maturation to assess the intrinsic sensitivity of P.
The asexual, diploid schizont stage typically has one or more umbilical plugs, while the sexual, haploid gamont stage lacks an umbilical plug.
The original form is found in P falciparum when it's a schizont.
Theileria genus differentiates themselves from the Babesia parasites by having a schizont stage in their life cycle, which parasitized the host's white blood cells.
The active primary tissue schizont matures in about 7 days with the release of merozoites in the blood, causing acute malaria.
In all children, malaria infection was determined by parasitological techniques, including measurement of parasitemia and Plasmodium fidciparum schizont antigen IgG3 (Pfs-IgG3) levels, a marker of chronic exposure to Plasmodium infections (Wilson et at.
Single dilution ELISAs using soluble piroplasm, cellular schizont and soluble schizont antigens for the detection of antibodies against Theileria annulata.