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What does IH stand for?

IH stands for Intermediate Host (life cycle of parasites)

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In contrast, humans act as the intermediate host of the parasite when they ingest the tapeworm eggs by eating food infected with them (the mother in this case may have infected her child this way).
However, lymnaeid snails were found at 10 of 12 sites in the aquatic gastropod surveys indicating that the intermediate hosts for this parasite occur widely throughout the range of moose in North Dakota.