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It is demonstrated that Schistosoma curassoni, a parasite of sheep, cattle and goats in parts of West Africa, will live for at least 8 years and 5 months in a sheep. The purpose of this study was to present accurate data on the longevity of S. curassoni in a natural host in a laboratory situation...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Rollinson, D.; Heerden, M. van; Southgate, V. R.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2003, 77, 1, pp 89-90
Abstract

The transmission and interaction of schistosomes in the Senegal River Basin in Mali and Zambia are reviewed and some preliminary field data are presented. In the Senegal River Basin 4 species of schistosomes are prevalent: Schistosoma mansoni, S. haematobium, S. bovis and S. curassoni as well as...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.; Clercq, D. de; Sacko, M.; Bont, J. de; Mungomba, L. M.
Citation
Tropical and Geographical Medicine, 1994, 46, 4, pp 220-226
Abstract

Surveys of 332 naturally infected bovines at 8 abattoirs in Senegal, Gambia and Mali were carried out to determine the prevalence of infection with S. bovis and S. curassoni, and to pinpoint areas where the distribution of the species overlap. S. bovis was the commonest schistosome of cattle in...

Author(s)
Rollinson, D.; Southgate, V. R.; Vercruysse, J.; Moore, P. J.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1990, 47, 2, pp 101-114
Abstract

A survey of 5722 sheep and 1752 goats at the abbatoir in Dakar, Senegal showed that the overall prevalence of schistosomiasis was 2.1%. Of the 112 animals where identification of the schistosome species was possible, all were infected with Schistosoma curassoni, and 2.7% had mixed infection with S. ...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Journal of Natural History, 1984, 18, 6, pp 969-976
Abstract

Human and cattle schistosomiasis occurs in Senegal and 4 aetiological species have been noted: Schistosoma haematobium, S. mansoni, S. bovis and S. curassoni. This paper reports 4 surveys investigating the distribution of the parasites and of their intermediate snail hosts in that area.
(1) Snails...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1985, 42, 3, pp 249-259

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