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    • Evolutionary Relationships and Biogeography of Biomphalaria (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) with Implications Regarding Its Role as Host of the Human Bloodfluke, Schistosoma mansoni 

      Kazibwe, Francis; DeJong, Randall J; Morgan, Jess A. T.; Lobato Paraense, W.†; Pointier, Jean-Pierre; Amarista, Manuel; Ayeh-Kumi, Patrick F. K.; Babiker, Ahmed; Barbosa, Constanc¸a S.; Bre´mond, Philippe; Canese, Andre´s Pedro; de Souza, Cecilia Pereira; Dominguez, Claudio; File, Sharon; Gutierrez, Alfredo; Nino Incani, R.; Kawano, Toshie; Kpikpi, John; Lwambo, Nicholas J. S.; Mimpfoundi, Remy; Njiokou, Flobert; Noe¨l Poda, Jean; Sene, M.; Vela´squez, Luz Elena; Yong, Mary; Adema, Coen M.; Hofkin, Bruce V.; . Mkoji, Gerald M; Loker, Eric S. (Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2001)
      The wide geographic distribution of Schistosoma mansoni, a digenetic trematode and parasite of humans, is determined by the occurrence of its intermediate hosts, freshwater snails of the genus Biomphalaria (Preston 1910). ...
    • Origin and diversification of the human parasite Schistosoma mansoni 

      Kazibwe, Francis; Morgan, Jess A. T.; Dejong, Randall J.; Adeoye, Grace O.; Ansa, Ebenezer D. O.; Barbosa, Constança S.; Brémond, Philippe; Cesari, Italo M.; Charbonnel, Nathalie; Corrêa, Lygia R.; Coulibaly, Godefroy; D’andrea, Paulo Sérgio; De Souza, Cecilia Pereira; Doenhoff, Michael J.; File, Sharon; Idris, Mohamed A.; Incani, R. Nino; Jarne, Philippe; Karanja, Diana M. S.; Kpikpi, John; J. S, Nicholas; Mabaye, Amadou; Lwambo; Magalhães, Luiz A.; Makundi, Asanteli; Moné, Hélène; Mouahid, Gabriel; Muchemi, Gerald M.; Mungai, Ben N.; Séne, Mariama; Southgate, Vaughan; Tchuem Tchuenté, Louis Albert; Théron, Andre; Yousif, Fouad; Zanotti-Magalhães, Eliana M.; Mkoji, Gerald M.; Loker, Eric S. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2005)
      Schistosoma mansoni is the most widespread of the human-infecting schistosomes, present in 54 countries, predominantly in Africa, but also in Madagascar, the Arabian Peninsula, and the Neotropics. Adult-stage parasites ...