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Transmission dynamics of Schistosoma japonicum in the lakes and marshlands of China

Gray, Darren J.; Williams, Gail M.; Li, Yuesheng; McManus, Donald P.


BACKGROUND Schistosoma japonicum is a major public health concern in China, with over one million people infected and another 40 million living in areas at risk of infection. Unlike the disease caused by S. mansoni and S. haematobium, schistosomiasis japonica is a zoonosis, involving a number of different mammalian species as reservoir hosts. As a result of a number of published reports from China, it has long been considered that bovines, particularly water buffaloes, play a major role in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008-12-30
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004058


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