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A cluster-randomised intervention trial against Schistosoma japonicum in the Peoples' Republic of China: bovine and human transmission

Gray, Darren J.; Williams, Gail M.; Li, Yuesheng; Chen, Honggen; Forsyth, Simon J.; Li, Robert S.; Barnett, Adrian G.; Guo, Jiagang; Ross, Allen G.; Feng, Zheng; McManus, Donald P.


BACKGROUND Zoonotic schistosomiasis japonica is a major public health problem in China. Bovines, particularly water buffaloes, are thought to play a major role in the transmission of schistosomiasis to humans in China. Preliminary results (1998-2003) of a praziquantel (PZQ)-based pilot intervention study we undertook provided proof of principle that water buffaloes are major reservoir hosts for S. japonicum in the Poyang Lake region, Jiangxi Province. METHODS AND FINDINGS Here we present the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-06-12
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005900


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