Urinary schistosomiasis among pregnant women in some endemic tropical semi - urban communities of Anambra State, Nigeria.

@article{Eyo2012UrinarySA,
  title={Urinary schistosomiasis among pregnant women in some endemic tropical semi - urban communities of Anambra State, Nigeria.},
  author={Joseph Effiong Eyo and Grace Chinenye Onyishi and Fabian C. Okafor},
  journal={Tropical biomedicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={575-9}
}
Urinary schistosomiasis is caused by the deposition of eggs by adult flukes in the blood vessels surrounding the bladder of the infected host. Schistosomiasis is ranked the second most important parasitic disease of man and undoubtedly the most important of helminth origin. This paper reports the prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium infection among pregnant women in some endemic tropical semi - urban communities of Anambra State, Nigeria, screened using Medi-Test Combi 9 and urine… CONTINUE READING