[Epidemiology of human schistosomiasis in Mauritania. The right bank of the Senegal River as model].

@article{Ouldabdallahi2010EpidemiologyOH,
  title={[Epidemiology of human schistosomiasis in Mauritania. The right bank of the Senegal River as model].},
  author={Mohamed Ouldabdallahi and M Ouldbezeid and C. M. Diop and Ebrima S. Dem and Konate Lassana},
  journal={Bulletin de la Societe de pathologie exotique},
  year={2010},
  volume={103 5},
  pages={317-22}
}
A study was performed to determine the transmission and prevalence of human schistosomiasis in the Mauritanian side of the Senegal River basin. Parasitological investigations by Kato-Katz and urine filtration conducted on 1,259 school children indicated a mean prevalence of S. haematobium--29.0%, 25.9% and 34.3%, respectively, in the children of the lower, middle and high valley. Only the school children of the lower delta valley were infected by S. mansoni with a mean prevalence rate of 21.5… CONTINUE READING

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