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Schistosoma nasale was created by Rao in 1933 on the basis of morphological differences from S. spindale and its ability to cause snoring disease or nasal granuloma in cattle. The parasite infects cattle and buffaloes in almost equal proportions and has also been reported from sheep, goats and...

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Agrawal, M. C.; Alwar, V. S.
Citation
Helminthological Abstracts, 1992, 61, 9, pp 373-384

Saudi Arabia is situated near 2 of the major world schistosomiasis areas, the valleys of the Nile and of the Tigris/Euphrates. Both intestinal and urinary schistosomiasis occur in most parts of the country with patchy distribution and varying infection rates. Schistosoma bovis has been introduced...

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Ghandour, A. M.
Citation
Helminthological Abstracts, 1991, 60, 1, pp 1-13

The situation of Asian schistosomiasis of animals and humans is compiled and updated. The species belonging to the genera Schistosoma (S. spindale, S. nasale, S. indicum, S. incognitum, S. japonicum and S. mekongi), Orientobilharzia (O. turkestanicum, O. bomfordi, O. dattai, and O. harinasutai) and ...

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Kumar, V.; Burbure, G. de
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Helminthological Abstracts, Series A (Animal and Human Helminthology), 1986, 55, 12, pp 469-480

This review deals mainly with Schistosoma mattheei as it is the only known schistosome to occur in cattle south of the Zambezi river. Aspects discussed are: identity of S. mattheei intermediate hosts, life cycle, frequency of S. mattheei in cattle, host-parasite relationship, pathogenicity (two...

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Lawrence, J. A.
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Helminthological Abstracts, 1978, 47A, 7, pp 261-270

To date, only belostomatids and sciomyzids have been observed and studied as potential biological control agents of snails that are vectors of schistosomes, though some other malacophagous insects are known and may possibly be of interest for integrated programmes to control snails involved in the...

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Greathead, D. J.
Citation
Biocontrol News and Information, 2, 3, pp 197-202