Prevalence of Infection of Biomphalaria glabrata by Schistosoma mansoni and the risk of urban Schistosomiasis mansoni in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Abstract INTRODUCTION: Biomphalaria glabrata is considered to be responsible for the incidence of schistosomiasis in Brazil. Therefore, surveillance of areas where schistosomiasis is prevalent is fundamental for public health planning. This study was aimed to evaluate B. glabrata populations in wat...

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Main Authors: Vanessa Sousa Zanardi, Lúcio Macedo Barbosa, Fabiano Mosquera Simões, Silvana Carvalho Thiengo, Ronald Edward Blanton, Gilmar Ribeiro Junior, Luciano Kalabric Silva, Mitermayer G. Reis
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Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (SBMT)
Series:Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
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