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Ecology of human schistosomiasis intermediate host and plant molluscicides used for control: A review

  title={Ecology of human schistosomiasis intermediate host and plant molluscicides used for control: A review},
  author={Sylvester Chibueze Izah and Tariwari C. N Angaye},
Schistosomiasis is a vector-borne disease, caused by parasites of the genus Schistosoma. The disease is endemic in several countries in the world including Nigeria. The parasite that causes schistosomiasis requires the intermediate host (snails), humans, slow flowing or stagnant water to cause infection. The snails that transmit human schistosomiasis are of the genus Bulinus (which causes urinary schistosomiasis and are transmitted by Schistosoma haematobium) and Biomphalaria (which transmit… 

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