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Five-year longitudinal assessment of the downstream impact on Schistosomiasis transmission following closure of the Three Gorges Dam

Gray, Darren J.; Thrift, Aaron P.; Williams, Gail M.; Zheng, Feng; Li, Yue-Sheng; Guo, Jiagang; Chen, Honggen; Wang, Tianping; Xu, Xin Jiang; Zhu, Rong; Zhu, Hongqing; Cao, Chun Li; Lin, Dan Dan; Zhao, Zhen Yuan; Li, Robert S.; Davis, George M.; McManus, Donald P.


BACKGROUND Schistosoma japonicum is a major public health concern in the Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), with about 800,000 people infected and another 50 million living in areas at risk of infection. Based on ecological, environmental, population genetic and molecular factors, schistosomiasis transmission in PRC can be categorised into four discrete ecosystems or transmission modes. It is predicted that, long-term, the Three Gorges Dam (TGD) will impact upon the transmission of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-04-10
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001588


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