Some factors affecting prevalence of and immune responses to Schistosoma mansoni in schoolchildren in Gorgora, northwest Ethiopia.

@article{Degu2002SomeFA,
  title={Some factors affecting prevalence of and immune responses to Schistosoma mansoni in schoolchildren in Gorgora, northwest Ethiopia.},
  author={Getinet Degu and Getahun Mengistu and Janet E. Jones},
  journal={Ethiopian medical journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={345-52}
}
There are population variations in human immune responses to infection with Schistosoma mansoni prior to and following treatment. The aims of the present study were a) to study some of the factors correlating with antibody levels against the parasite infection, b) to determine whether there were changes in antibody responses to the parasite in infected young people following drug treatment, and c) to identify some of the social, demographic and clinical factors associated with infection in this… CONTINUE READING

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