A drug-based intervention study on the importance of buffaloes for human Schistosoma japonicum infection around Poyang Lake, People's Republic of China.

@article{Guo2006ADI,
  title={A drug-based intervention study on the importance of buffaloes for human Schistosoma japonicum infection around Poyang Lake, People's Republic of China.},
  author={Jiagang Guo and Yuesheng Li and D. Gray and An Ning and Guanghan Hu and Honggen Chen and George M. Davis and Adrian C. Sleigh and Zheng Feng and Donald P McManus and Gail M. Williams},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2006},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={335-41}
}
Schistosomiasis japonica is a zoonosis of major public health importance in southern China. We undertook a drug intervention to test the hypothesis that buffalo are major reservoirs for human infection in the marshlands/lake areas, where one million people are infected. We compared human and buffalo infection rates and intensity in an intervention village (Jishan), where humans and buffalo were treated with praziquantel, and a control village (Hexi), where only humans were treated, in the… CONTINUE READING

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