The epidemiology of schistosomiasis in Egypt: Ismailia governorate.

@article{Nooman2000TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of schistosomiasis in Egypt: Ismailia governorate.},
  author={Zohair M. Nooman and Abdul Hamid Hasan and Y Waheeb and Adel M. Mishriky and Mohsen Ragheb and A N Abu-Saif and Sherif M Abaza and Adel El-Hamid Ahmed Serwah and Amira El-Gohary and A Saad and M. El-Sayed and Malaka Fouad},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2000},
  volume={62 2 Suppl},
  pages={
          35-41
        }
}
A multi-stage stratified sample of 12,515 individuals from 1,941 households in 42 villages in the Ismailia governorate of Egypt were surveyed for schistosomal infection. A subset of 2,390 subjects were surveyed for morbidity by physical and ultrasonographic examination. The prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni infection in rural Ismailia was 42.9% and the geometric mean egg count (GMEC) was 93.3 eggs/gram of stool, with considerable variability between communities. Prevalence and intensity peaked… CONTINUE READING

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