Urinary tract pathology in Schistosoma haematobium infected rural Nigerians.

@article{Nmorsi2007UrinaryTP,
  title={Urinary tract pathology in Schistosoma haematobium infected rural Nigerians.},
  author={O. P. G. Nmorsi and Nnamdi Callistus D Ukwandu and S Ogoinja and H O T Blackie and Maxy A. C. Odike},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={32-7}
}
Parasitological investigation assessing the ova of Schistosoma haematobium in the urine of 138 volunteers in Ihieve-Ogben, Edo State, Nigeria revealed 43 positive results (31.2%). Children had a higher prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis 30 (41.1%) than their adult counterparts 13 (20.0%) and this difference was statistically significant (t = 8.89, p > 0.01). More volunteers had light intensity of infection 27 (19.6%) than heavy infection 16 (11.6%) and this difference was statistically… CONTINUE READING