Prevalence and distribution of schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe.

@article{Taylor1985PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and distribution of schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe.},
  author={P. Taylor and O. Makura},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1985},
  volume={79 3},
  pages={
          287-99
        }
}
  • P. Taylor, O. Makura
  • Published 1985
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
Surveys for schistosomiasis of 14 619 eight- to ten-year-old children from 157 schools in Zimbabwe are reported. Zimbabwe is divided into three regions on the basis of differing prevalences of Schistosoma haematobium, with mean prevalence levels in each zone of 63.2, 37.1 and 14.3%. Two regions were identified for S. mansoni, with mean prevalence levels of 15.2 and 1.5%. In most regions Commercial Farming areas were shown to have higher levels of infection than Subsistence Farming areas… Expand
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