Infection pattern of Schistosoma haematobium in primary school children of the Kumba Health District, South-West Cameroon.

@article{Ndamukong2000InfectionPO,
  title={Infection pattern of Schistosoma haematobium in primary school children of the Kumba Health District, South-West Cameroon.},
  author={Kenneth Jacob Ngoh Ndamukong and Mary A. Ayuk and John S Dinga and Theresa N Akenji and Victor A Ndiforchu and Vincent Pryde Kehdinga Titanji},
  journal={African journal of health sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 3-4},
  pages={98-102}
}
Studies were carried out on 855 pupils of classes 3, 5 and 7 (age range 5-16 years) attending 17 primary schools in the Kumba Health District, Cameroon, to determine the infection pattern of Schistosoma haematobium in its different communities. The results reveal prevalence rates of 9.7 % for urinary schistosomiasis and 11.6 % for haemuturia. The focal area for Schistosomiasis was Barombi kotto with a prevalence rate of 75.9 %, a finding not significantly different from 78.2 % for haematuria… CONTINUE READING

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