Are there any significant human parasites that are transmitted by
leeches. I can't recall hearing of any, but the question came up in a
general biology class and it appeared to me that a leech would be a good
vector, but I haven't heard of any parasites that they transmit.
James F. Mahaffy e-mail: mahaffy at dordt.edu
Biology Department phone: 712 722-6279
Dordt College FAX 712 722-1198
Sioux Center, Iowa 51250