Schistosomiasis transmission at high altitude crater lakes in Western Uganda

@article{John2008SchistosomiasisTA,
  title={Schistosomiasis transmission at high altitude crater lakes in Western Uganda},
  author={Rubaihayo John and Moghusu Ezekiel and Clouds Philbert and Abaasa Andrew},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={110 - 110}
}
BACKGROUND Contrary to previous reports which indicated no transmission of schistosomiasis at altitude >1,400 m above sea level in Uganda, in this study it has been established that schistosomiasis transmission can take place at an altitude range of 1487-1682 m above sea level in western Uganda. METHODS An epidemiological survey of intestinal… CONTINUE READING

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