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Field Testing Integrated Interventions for Schistosomiasis Elimination in the People's Republic of China: Outcomes of a Multifactorial Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

Williams, Gail; Li, Yuesheng; Gray, Darren; Zhao, Zheng Yuan; Harn, Donald A.; Shollenberger, Lisa M.; Li, Sheng-Ming; Yu, Xin-Ling; Feng, Zeng; Guo, Jia-Gang

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Despite significant progress, China faces the challenge of re-emerging schistosomiasis transmission in currently controlled areas due, in part, to the presence of a range of animal reservoirs, notably water buffalo and cattle, which can harbor Schistosoma japonicum infections. Environmental, ecological and social-demographic changes in China, shown to affect the distribution of oncomelanid snails, can also impact future schistosomiasis transmission. In light of their importance in the S....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201717
Source: Frontiers in Immunology
DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.00645
Access Rights: Open Access

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