Prevalence and Risk Factors of Schistosomiasis among Hausa Communities in Kano State, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Dawaki2016PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and Risk Factors of Schistosomiasis among Hausa Communities in Kano State, Nigeria},
  author={Salwa S. Dawaki and Hesham M Al-Mekhlafi and Init Ithoi and Jamaiah Ibrahim and Awatif Mohammed ABDULSALAM and Abdulhamid Ahmed and Hany Sady and Wahib Mohammed Mohsen Atroosh and Mona Abdullah AL-AREEQI and Fatin Nur Elyana and Nabil A. Nasr and Johari Surin},
  booktitle={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
  year={2016}
}
Schistosomiasis remains one of the most prevalent neglected tropical diseases especially in Nigeria which has the greatest number of infected people worldwide. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 551 participants from Kano State, North Central Nigeria. Fecal samples were examined for the presence of Schistosoma mansoni eggs using the formalin-ether sedimentation method while the urine samples were examined using the filtration technique for the presence of S. haematobium eggs… CONTINUE READING
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