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Background: The freshwater snail Indoplanorbis exustus is found across India, Southeast Asia, central Asia (Afghanistan), Arabia and Africa. Indoplanorbis is of economic importance in that it is responsible for the transmission of several species of the genus Schistosoma which infect cattle and...

Liu LiAng; Mondal, M. M. H.; Idris, M. A.; Lokman, H. S.; Rajapakse, R. P. V. J.; Satrija, F.; Diaz, J. L.; Upatham, E. S.; Attwood, S. W.
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Parasites and Vectors, 2010, 3, 57, pp (5 July 2010)

An isolated focus of schistosomiasis covering an area of 2000 ha is confined in the northeastern part of Bohol Island, Philippines. An ambitious programme to eliminate schistosomiasis was initiated on the island in February 1986. The main control strategies are: (1) to control snails (Oncomelania...

Yasuraoka, K.; Blas, B. L.; Matsuda, H.; Irie, Y.; Nihei, N.; Ohmae, H.; Yokoi, H.; Hambre, R.; Pangilinan, R.; Autentico, C.; Tanaka, H.
Japanese Journal of Parasitology, 1996, 45, 5, pp 391-399

Investigation of ponds and waterlogged areas in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India, revealed Indoplanorbis exustus shedding cercariae of Schistosoma spindale, S. indicum and S. nasale, and Lymnaea luteola shedding cercariae of S. incognitum and Orientobilharzia dattai. Examination of local livestock...

Agrawal, M. C.; Banerjee, P. S.; Shah, H. L.
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1991, 85, 2, pp 231

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