volume 76, issue 2, P262 1990
DOI: 10.2307/3283029
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Abstract: Third-stage larvae (L3) of Wuchereria bancrofti molt to the fourth stage in an in vitro culture medium composed of NCTC 135 and Iscove's modified Dulbecco's medium (1:1; v/v) supplemented with 10% human serum and a mixture of anti-bacterial and anti-mycotic agents. In the present investigation this culture medium was used to examine the effects of different concentrations of human serum, medium supplements, and serum replacements on larval growth, development, and molting. Several medium supplements and serum …

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