Evaluation of a Novel Primary Prevention Technique for the Control of Urogenital Schistosomiasis: A Pilot Intervention in Adasawase, Ghana.

Kosinski, Karen.
2017-04-18T13:58:19.713Z

Abstract: In Adasawase, a rural Ghanaian town, 36% of girls (n=43/119) and 51% of boys (n=69/134) who were screened three times were infected with S. haematobium as of 2008. Praziquantel was administered by Ghana Health Services. In 2009, schoolchildren were screened three or more times and prevalence was estimated to be 13% (n=13/98) among girls and 24% (n=29/122) among boys, indicating ongoing t... read more

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Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011408
ID: tufts:20883
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