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Schistosomiasis, an underestimated and neglected problem, even in the endemic areas of the RSA

C. T. Wolmarans
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 19, No 2 | a741 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v19i2.741 | © 2000 C. T. Wolmarans | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 July 2000 | Published: 15 July 2000

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C. T. Wolmarans,, South Africa

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Abstract

It is estimated that between three and four million people in the RSA are infected with parasites that cause human schistosomiasis. These estimates are based mainly on the incidence of schistosomiasis in school children in the schistosomiasis endemic areas of the country.

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