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Schistosoma bovis in western Uganda.
(Journal of Helminthology, 2004)
During routine parasitological surveillance and monitoring activities within aNational Control Programme for control of human schistosomiasis in Uganda, it was noted that cattle grazing in a water meadow immediately adjacent ...
Ecology of Biomphalaria (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) in Lake Albert, Western Uganda: snail distributions, infection with schistosomes and temporal associations with environmental dynamics
In Lake Albert, an ecological study was conducted, between June 2000 and May 2003, which assessed snail population dynamics, parasite infection patterns and interplay of environmental factors upon Biomphalaria.Monthly ...
Strongyloides stercoralis: a field-based survey of mothers and their preschool children using ELISA, Baermann and Koga plate methods reveals low endemicity in western Uganda
(Journal of Helminthology, 2008)
To ascertain the current status of strongyloidiasis in mothers and their preschool children, a field-based survey was conducted in western Uganda using a combination of diagnostic methods: ELISA, Baermann concentration and ...
Schistosoma Mansoni in Infants (Aged, 3 Years) Along The Ugandan Shoreline of Lake Victoria
(The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, 2006-01)
In two complementary epidemiological surveys of villages on the Ugandan shoreline of Lake Victoria, the putative occurrence of intestinal schistosomiasis in the local infants (children aged ,3 years) was investigated. When, ...
Molecular epidemiology of Schistosoma mansoni in Uganda:DNA barcoding reveals substantial genetic diversity within Lake Albert and Lake Victoria populations
(Cambridge University Press, 2009-07)
Representative samples of Ugandan Schistosoma mansoni from Lake Albert and Lake Victoria were examined using DNA barcoding, sequence analysis of two partially overlapping regions – ASMIT (396 bp) & MORGAN (617 bp) – of the ...
Effect of Seasonal Rainfall and Other Environmental Changes, On Snail Density And Infection Rates With Schistosoma Mansoni Fifteen Years after the Last Snails’ Study In Kigungu, Entebbe, Uganda
(East African Medical Journal, 2008-11)
Background: The last study on snail population density in relation to rainfall pattern in Kigungu canoe landing and recreational sites on Lake Victoria shore was earlier carried out about fifteen years ago. This study ...