Epidemiology and control of schistosomiasis (bilharziasis)
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Published by Published on behalf of the World Health Organization by University Park Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Schistosomiasis -- Prevention.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by N. Ansari. Contributors: A. Davis [and others]
ContributionsDavis, A., World Health Organization.
LC ClassificationsRA644.S3 A58 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 752 p.
Number of Pages752
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5292347M
ISBN 100839105789
LC Control Number72012707

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Overview. During the five years since the meeting of the WHO Expert Committee on the Epidemiology and Control of Schistosomiasis there have been changes in the priorities and operational approaches adopted, since the immediate aim is now to control the morbidity due to schistosomiasis rather than to control its transmission. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ansari, N. Epidemiology and control of schistosomiasis (bilharziasis). Baltimore, Published on behalf of the World Health Organization by . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm: Responsibility. This volume brings together updated fundamental knowledge of the schistosomes, their biology and epidemiology, the mechanism of disease and a full description of the pathological sequelae and clinical syndromes in humans. It concludes with chapters on diagnosis and treatment prospects of vaccine development and the most significant controversies regarding immunology and epidemiology.4/5(1).

Chronic schistosomiasis reduces the capacity of those infected to work and in some cases can result in death. In children schistosomiasis can cause anaemia, stunting and a reduced ability to learn. A review of disease burden estimated that more than deaths per year are due to schistosomiasis .   The past and current epidemiology of schistosome infections in Tanzania. Historical studies have revealed that both Schistosoma haematobium and Schistosoma mansoni have been endemic for a long time in Tanzania. The first scientific report of schistosomiasis in Tanzania can be traced back to when Manson-Bahr published the first recorded case of intestinal bilharziasis [3,4]. Comic book; Report of an informal consultation on schistosomiasis control Geneva, Switzerland, 30 March–1 April ; Schistosomiasis: number of people treated in Weekly epidemiological record; Schistosomiasis: progress report –, strategic plan –; Bench Aids for the diagnosis of intestinal parasites.   Biol. 37, The Epidemiology and Control of Cattle Schistosomiasis J. De Bont and J. Vercruysse Schistosomiasis is a major medical problem in many tropical and sub-tropical regions. Over million people are believed to be affected worldwide and effective long-term control has proved by:

  Schistosomiasis is an important cause of disease in many parts of the world, most commonly in places with poor sanitation. School-age children who live in these areas are often most at risk because they tend to spend time swimming or bathing in water containing infectious cercariae. Locul publicării: Cham, Switzerland Cuprins 1 Schistosomes - trematode worms that endanger still schistosomiasis epidemiology millions of humans and animals. Textul de pe ultima copertă This book covers all details for a successful control and elimination strategy against propagation of deadly liver and intestinal flukes of the genus. Epidemiology and control of human schistosomiasis in Tanzania Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Parasites & Vectors 5(1) November with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. This book reminds us of the need for grounded social science research to improve both preventive and curative approaches to schistosomiasis control. The great virtue of this book is that it presents a micro as well as a macro view of schistosomiasis. It presents evidence for the complexity of the behaviour of people in endemic areas exposed to.