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Prevalence and distribution of schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe.
  • P. Taylor, O. Makura
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
  • 1 June 1985
Surveys for schistosomiasis of 14 619 eight- to ten-year-old children from 157 schools in Zimbabwe are reported. Zimbabwe is divided into three regions on the basis of differing prevalences ofExpand
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Prevalence and distribution of Schistosoma mattheei in Zimbabwe.
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A cost effective two step rapid diagnosis of urinary schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe.
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and applicability of questionnaires to determine schistosomiasis endemic areas in Zimbabwe. DESIGN Cross sectional study. SETTING Makonde District, Zimbabwe. Expand
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Progress in the control of schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe since 1984.
Schistosomiasis remains the second most important parasitic disease in Zimbabwe. In terms of its combined morbidity and prevalence, schistosomiasis is thought to be the most important helminthExpand
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Control of schistosomiasis transmission in newly established smallholder irrigation schemes.
The extent to which schistosomiasis can be controlled through careful design of the irrigation works, the operation schedule, the location of villages and the provision of safe water supplies andExpand
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Study of albendazole in the treatment of intestinal helminthiasis in Zimbabwe.
Seventy-one individuals infected with one or more intestinal nematodes participated in an open trial of albendazole. Dry stool specimens were obtained before and on day 14 and 21 post treatment andExpand
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Field evaluation of controlled release copper glass as a molluscicide in snail control.
Limited field evaluation of a new molluscicide, copper controlled release glass (CRG), was carried out in 4 human water contact sites in shallow and slow flowing streams in the highveld region ofExpand
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Faecal contamination of rural drinking water in a commercial farming area in Zimbabwe.
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