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Urinary Schistosomiasis in Urban and Semi-Urban Communities in South-Eastern Nigeria
Background In view of the massive rural-to-urban migration in Nigeria, investigations on transmission of urinary schistosomiasis were carried out in urban and semi-urban communities in Nike Lake areaExpand
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SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ONCHOCERCIASIS WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO FEMALES AND CHILDREN: A REVIEW
The socio-economic impact of onchocerciasis (river blindness) on humans is reviewed with special reference to females and children. The results of many studies reveal that onchocerciasis is usually aExpand
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Effect of placental malaria on birth weight of babies in Nnewi, Anambra state, Nigeria.
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES In malaria-endemic countries, one adverse consequence of placental malaria on infants is low birth weight (LBW) caused by intra-uterine growth retardation and pre-termExpand
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Haematological changes due to bovine fascioliasis
This study determined the haematological changes due to the infection of fascioliasis in cattle. The haematological indices of blood samples collected from purposely selected Fasciola-infected andExpand
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A guide to the Simulium damnosum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Nigeria, with a cytotaxonomic key for the identification of the sibling species
Abstract Although approximately 40% of all the people blinded by Onchocerca volvulus are Nigerians, almost nothing was known about the various cytospecies of the blackfly vectors present in NigeriaExpand
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Effects of climatic conditions on the biting density and relative abundance of Simulium damnosum complex in a rural Nigerian farm settlement.
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The effect of climatic conditions on the biting density and relative abundance of Simulium damnosum complex at Adani, Nigeria, from August 2010-January 2011 wasExpand
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Identification of the False Codling Moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), Infesting Sweet Oranges in Nigeria, by Dna Barcoding
Abstract. We evaluated the utility of DNA barcodes for identifying Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick) infesting sweet oranges in Nigeria. Approximately 658 bp of the mitochondrial gene cytochromeExpand
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Effects of Onchocerciasis Manifestations on Academic Performance
A study of the effects of various manifestations of onchocerciasis namely visual impairment, oncho-rashes (papular oncodermatitis) and palpable nodules on academic performance was undertaken with theExpand
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Performance of three rapid screening methods in the detection of Schistosoma haematobium infection in school-age children in Southeastern Nigeria
Abstract Background: A cross-sectional study of primary school children was conducted to evaluate and compare the performance of some rapid screening methods in the detection of SchistosomaExpand
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Trematode infections of the freshwater snail Biomphalaria pfeifferi from a south-east Nigerian community with emphasis on cercariae of Schistosoma.
Knowledge of trematode infections in Biomphalaria pfeifferi from south-eastern Nigeria is scarce, due to the absence of Schistosoma mansoni infection in the region. Therefore, the present studyExpand
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