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This paper discusses schistosomiasis transmission in São José da Serra, a village with a population of 500 in the county of Jaboticatubas, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The area receives thousands of visitors a year for ecotourism. The study was motivated by a case of acute schistosomiasis involving...

Author(s)
Massara, C. L.; Amaral, G. L.; Caldeira, R. L.; Drummond, S. C.; Enk, M. J.; Carvalho, O. dos S.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2008, 24, 7, pp 1709-1712
Abstract

Introduction: The increasing practice of ecotourism and rural tourism in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, highlights the importance of studies concerning the occurrence of potential intermediate hosts of Schistosoma mansoni. This study aimed to identify species of Biomphalaria snails in...

Author(s)
Tibiriçá, S. H. C.; Mitterofhe, A.; Castro, M. F. de; Lima, A. da C.; Gonçalves, M.; Pinheiro, I. de O.; Freitas, C. da C.; Souza e Guimarães, R. J. P. de; Carvalho, O. dos S.; Coimbra, E. S.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2011, 44, 2, pp 163-167