Elimination of schistosomiasis
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Bassiouny, H.K.; Hasab, A.A.; El Nimr, N.A.; Al Shibani, L.A.; Al Waleedi, A.A. (2014)Schistosomiasis ranks second to malaria in terms of socioeconomic and public health importance in Yemen.This study assessed the validity of a morbidity questionnaire and urine reagent strips as a rapid tool for screening schoolchildren for urinary schistosomiasis as compared with the presence of eggs in urine as the gold-standard parasitological diagnosis.The study examined urine samples and interviewed 696 children [mean age 12.5 years]attending a primary-preparatory school in south Yemen.Urinary schistosomiasis was confirmed in 126 [18.1%]chi ...
Questionnaires pour le dépistage rapide de la schistosomiase en Afrique subsaharienne / Christian Lengeler, Jürg Utzinger et Marcel Tanner Lengeler, Christian; Utzinger, Jürg; Tanner, Marcel (2002)