Spatial risk analysis on occurrences and dispersal of Biomphalaria straminea in and endemic area for schistosomiasis
(Medknow Publications, 2018)
Background & objectives: Schistosomiasis is a rural endemic disease that has been expanding to urban and coastal areas in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. The aim of this study was to characterize the distribution of ...
Assessment of schistosomiasis in the semi-arid Northeast region of Brazil : the São Francisco River large-scale water transposition project
(Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2016)
Introduction: Risk of schistosomiasis expansion to semi-arid northeastern Brazil under the influence of the Integration Project of the São Francisco River (IPSFR) was assessed. Methods: Stool examinations of schoolchildren, ...
Mapping the risk for transmission of urban schistosomiasis in the Brazilian Northeast
This is an analysis of the risk of schistosomiasis transmission in the city of Recife in the Northeast of Brazil based on the number of schistosomiasis cases (Schistosoma mansoni) registered for the period 2007-2017 together ...