[Screening for urinary schistosoma by strips reactive to hematuria. Evaluation in zones of intermediate and weak endemicity in the Ivory Coast].

Abstract

Sticks Hemastix, reactive to haematuria have been tested into a focus ivory coast located in a humid savanna area. Into this focus the prevalence rate of urinary schistosomiasis (Schistosoma haematobium) was 27% taken as a whole and 40% for 5 to 19 years old persons. This study has shown that reactive sticks have a good sensitivity and an acceptable… (More)

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