Impact of human schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa

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Adenowo, Abiola Fatimah; Oyinloye, Babatunji Emmanuel; Ogunyinka, Bolajoko Idiat; Kappo, Abidemi Paul;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, volume 19, issue 2, pages 196-205 (issn: 1413-8670)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2014.11.004
  • Subject: RC109-216 | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Medicine(all) | Neglected tropical diseases Praziquantel Schistosomiasis | Sub-Saharan Africa
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease of poverty ranks second among the most widespread parasitic disease in various nations in sub-Saharan Africa. Neglected tropical diseases are causes of about 534,000 deaths annually in sub-Saharan Africa and an estimated 57 ... View more