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NR-21971   Bulinus truncatus subsp. truncatus (Unexposed to Schistosoma haematobium)
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Designations: Bulinus truncatus subsp. truncatus (Unexposed to Schistosoma haematobium)
Organism: Bulinus truncatus
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: 26°C to 28°C in suitable aquaria
Contributor: FA Lewis
Quantity limit per year for this item is 500 snails. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

The Bulinus truncatus (B. truncatus) subsp. truncatus snails are from an unknown location in Egypt.

NR-21971 consists of up to 100 B. truncatus subsp. truncatus in a Petri dish.

Shipments of snails ordered through BEI Resources will be shipped by Biomedical Research Institute in Rockville, MD. To set up a standing recurring order of snails or mice, please use the form linked here: Schistosome Standing Order Reagent Request Form. The form can be submitted via email to

Note: The approximate time required to fill an order of unexposed B. truncatus snails (~ 100 snails) is 2 months. If 200 or more snails are ordered, a delay of at least 3 months can be expected.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was provided by the NIAID Schistosomiasis Resource Center for distribution through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Bulinus truncatus subsp. truncatus (Unexposed to Schistosoma haematobium), NR-21971."
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Sokolow, S. H., et al. "Regulation of Laboratory Populations of Snails (Biomphalaria and Bulinus spp.) by River Prawns, Macrobrachium spp. (decapoda, palaemonidae): Implications for Control of Schistosomiasis." Acta Trop. 132 (2014): 64-74. PubMed: 24388955.
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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.

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