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Epidemiology and control of schistosomiasis in Southeast Asia.

  title={Epidemiology and control of schistosomiasis in Southeast Asia.},
  author={Chamlong Harinasuta},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={15 4},
Schistosomiasis in Southeast Asia, caused by Schistosoma japonicum, Schistosoma mekongi and Schistosoma japonicum-like, have been reported from six different countries. The S. japonicum infections are highly prevalent in the Philippines with Oncomelania hupensis quadrasi as the vector snail, and in localized areas in Indonesia with O.h. lindoensis as the snail vector. The S. mekongi infections are recent discovery in the Lower Mekong Basin in Laos and Kampuchea, with Tricula aperta as the… CONTINUE READING

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