Cheng-Guo Wu

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Schistosomiasis japonica, caused by Schistosoma japonicum infection, remains a major public health concern in China, and the geographical distribution of this neglected tropical disease is limited to regions where Oncomelania hupensis, the intermediate host of the causative parasite, is detected. The purpose of this study was to monitor the transmission of(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand the conditions of schistosomiasis laboratories at county level, so as to supply the information for diagnostic capacity building. METHODS A questionnaire survey was conducted at 40 random selected counties which were in charge of national surveillance for schistosomiasis. The information of staffs, areas of laboratories, equipment(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand the infection status of Enterobius vermicularis of children aged 3-12 years and its influencing factors in Chongqing City. METHODS One rural county and 1 urban county were selected as investigation areas. The children aged 3-12 years of 5 towns from 5 different directions of each county were investigated. About 150 children were(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the changes in natural ecology and social environment after the construction of the dam in the Three Gorges Reservoir area, and to understand the social behavior status and education backgrounds of the local residents, and to analyze the potential impact of these factors on schistosomiasis spreading. METHODS Data of nature and(More)
Crystallins are found widely in animal lenses and have important functions due to their refractive properties. In the coleoid cephalopods, a lens with a graded refractive index provides good vision and is required for survival. Cephalopod S-crystallin is thought to have evolved from glutathione S-transferase (GST) with various homologs differentially(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate Enterobius vermicularis infection among primary school students and its influence factors in Chongqing. METHODS Beibei and Changshou were selected as investigated points from October to December 2011. One primary school was randomly chosen from each of the 5 different directions in every investigated point. Adhesive cellophane(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the impact of large hydraulic projects on schistosomiasis transmission and evaluate the transmission risk in potential endemic areas. METHODS During 2008-2010, surveillance on risk factors related to schistosomiasis transmission and risk assessment were carried out in potential endemic sites in counties of Xuyu, Hongze, Jinhu, and(More)
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