Introgressive Hybridization of Schistosoma haematobium Group Species in Senegal: Species Barrier Break Down between Ruminant and Human Schistosomes

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Webster, Bonnie L. ; Diaw, Oumar T. ; Seye, Mohmoudane M. ; Webster, Joanne P. ; Rollinson, David (2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, volume 7, issue 4 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002110, pmc: PMC3617179
  • Subject: RC955-962 | Research Article | Biology | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Zoology | Parasitology
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

BACKGROUND: Schistosomes are dioecious parasitic flatworms, which live in the vasculature of their mammalian definitive hosts. They are the causative agent of schistosomiasis, a disease of considerable medical and veterinary importance in tropical and subtropical region... View more
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