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  1. Progress in urinary schistosomiasis control measures in Iran.

    Article - En anglais

    During a ten-year field survey from 1980 to 1989,1518 cases of Schistosoma haematobium were detected in Khoozestan province, the only area in south-west Iran where urinary schistosomiasis is prevalent.

    Most of the cases were detected by urine examination and a few by bladder biopsies.

    The incidence of infection was 0.653% in 1980,0.021% in 1988 and 0.042% in 1989.

    Strict control measures, including mass chemotherapy and mollusciciding, were used to help reduce the prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis.

    The 20-29-year-old age group was the most infected ; there were no sex differences.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Schistosomiase, Trématodose, Helminthiase, Parasitose, Infection, Schistosoma haematobium, Trematoda, Plathelmintha, Helmintha, Invertebrata, Lutte sanitaire, Iran, Asie, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Efficacité, Homme, Appareil urinaire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Schistosomiasis, Trematod disease, Helminthiasis, Parasitosis, Infection, Schistosoma haematobium, Trematoda, Plathelmintha, Helmintha, Invertebrata, Sanitary control, Iran, Asia, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Efficiency, Human, Urinary system disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0265563

    Code Inist : 002B05E03C1. Création : 01/03/1996.