oa South African Medical Journal - Schistosoma mansoni and S. Mattheei infestation in Northern KwaZulu
|Article Title||Schistosoma mansoni and S. Mattheei infestation in Northern KwaZulu|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Research Institute for Disease in a Tropical Environment of the South African Medical Research Council, Congella, Durban **Institute for Biostatistics of the South African Medical Research Council, Parowvallei, CP|
|Publication Date||Jul 1980|
|Pages||66 - 70|
|Keyword(s)||Epidemiology, Northern KwaZulu, Parasitology, S. Mattheei, Schistosoma manoni and Tropical medicine|
A survey carried out in northern KwaZulu to determine the prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni and S. mattheei revealed that, despite the abundance of the relevant snail intermediate hosts, both schistosomes were rather uncommon in Black schoolchildren in the area.
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