Li, Yuesheng; McManus, Donald P; Lin, Dan Dan; Williams, Gail; Harn, Donald; Ross, Allen G; Feng, Zheng; Gray, Darren
Schistosomiasis japonica, caused by Schistosoma japonicum, is an important zoonotic disease in China, the Philippines and small pockets of Indonesia. In addition to infecting people, S. japonicum can infect over 40 species of wild and domestic animals which have varying impacts on human infection. It is now generally accepted that bovines, particularly water buffaloes, are the major reservoir for human infection in China as they are naturally infected with schistosomes and deposit more eggs...[Show more]
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