schistosoma haematobium infection among ethiopian prisoners of war (1977-1988) returning from somalia.fifty ethiopian male prisoners of war aged 20-34 years returning from somalia were examined at the schistosomiasis diagnostic laboratory of the institute of pathobiology, addis abeba university, addis abeba in 1988. medical history was obtained and their urine was examined by the filtration technique. recovered eggs of s. haematobium were allowed to hatch as a test for viability. positive patients were treated with praziquantel at a single dose of 40mg per kg. 94% of the prisoners gave history o ...19938287860
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