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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

At the abattoir in Tambacounda, Senegal, Schistosoma spp. were recovered from 19 of 46 cattle. One of the animals was infected with S. bovis, the other 18 had S. curassoni. 2 animals had worms thought to be hybrids of S. bovis and S. curassoni. Of 11 sheep and 12 goats only 1 goat was infected with ...

Author(s)
Rollinson, D.; Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Moore, P. J.; Ross, G. C.; Walker, T. K.; Knowles, R. J.
Publisher
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Helminth zoonoses., 1987, pp 119-131
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

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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