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prevalence and intensity of schistosoma haematobium infection in six villages of upper egypt.a cross-sectional survey for schistosoma haematobium infection in 5,998 individuals, representing 31,803 persons in six rural villages of the qena governorate, upper egypt, was completed. there were 2,223 persons (37.1%) excreting s. haematobium eggs identified by the nuclepore membrane filtration technique of a single urine specimen. prevalence of infection ranged from 23.9% to 64.0% among the six villages. quantitatively the overall geometric mean egg-count was 48.1 eggs/10 ml urine. a survey ...19827072897
a longitudinal study of schistosoma haematobium infection in qena governorate, upper egypt. 1. initial epidemiological findings.an epidemiological study was conducted as an initial phase of a longitudinal study on the immunology of schistosoma haematobium in upper egypt. the study area was confined to three villages in qena governorate, a region endemic solely for s. haematobium. in a cross-sectional survey in two of these villages, the overall prevalence of infection was 28.7% (29.9% at khozam and 26.9% at el ayaisha) based on urine examination of the family members in every third household. s. haematobium infection was ...19817258491
the epidemiology of schistosomiasis in egypt: qena governorate.qena is the southernmost governorate of egypt included in the epidemiology 1, 2, 3 national study. a probability sample selected 17,822 individuals from 2,950 households in 34 ezbas and 10 villages from a total rural target population of 1,731,252 (based on the most recent 1986 census of the population by the egyptian central agency for public mobilization and statistics). parasitologic examination of urine and stool were made for schistosoma haematobium and s. mansoni, respectively, and physica ...200010813504
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