Studies on the epidemiology of schistosomiasis in Liberia: the prevalence and intensity of schistosomal infections in Bong County and the bionomics of the snail intermediate hosts.

@article{Dennis1983StudiesOT,
  title={Studies on the epidemiology of schistosomiasis in Liberia: the prevalence and intensity of schistosomal infections in Bong County and the bionomics of the snail intermediate hosts.},
  author={Elisabeth Dennis and P Vorkpor and Benedikt Holzer and Andrew Hanson and B Saladin and Kenneth S. Saladin and Antoine Degr{\'e}mont},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={1983},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={205-29}
}
Urine samples from 3548 individuals residing in six of the eight districts which comprise Bong County, Liberia, the project area of the Bong County Agricultural Development Project (BCADP), and fecal specimens from 3408 of these individuals were examined for schistosome ova. A total of 164 water sites, including rice paddies, were surveyed for schistosome vector snails and monthly changes in snail population density and infection rate were determined in selected water sites. Bulinus globosus… CONTINUE READING

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