Contrasting reservoirs for Schistosoma japonicum between marshland and hilly regions in Anhui, China--a two-year longitudinal parasitological survey

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Lu, DB; Wang, TP; Rudge, JW; Donnelly, CA; Fang, GR; Webster, JP;
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
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    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Schistosoma japonicum remains highly endemic in many counties in China and has recently re-emerged, to a large extent, in previously controlled areas. To test the hypothesis that small rodents and less agriculturally important domestic animals such as dogs and cats may ... View more
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