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A 5-year longitudinal study of schistosomiasis transmission in Shian village, the Anning River Valley, Sichuan Province, the Peoples' Republic of China

Zhu, Rong; Gray, Darren J.; Thrift, Aaron P.; Williams, Gail M.; Zhang, Yi; Qiu, Dong-Chuan; Zheng, Feng; Li, Yue-Sheng; Guo, Jiagang; Zhu, Hong-Qing; Wu, Wei-Ping; Li, Robert S.; McManus, Donald P.


BACKGROUND Schistosoma japonicum is a major public health concern in the Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), with over one million 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 the Three Gorges Dam (TGD) will impact upon the transmission of schistosomiasis in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011-03-24
Type: Journal article
Source: Parasites & Vectors
DOI: 10.1186/1756-3305-4-43


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