Road to the elimination of schistosomiasis from Asia: The journey is far from over

Allen G.P. Ross, Remigio M. Olveda, Luz Acosta, Donald A. Harn, Delia Chy, Yuesheng Li, Darren J. Gray, Catherine A. Gordon, Donald P. McManus, Gail M. Williams

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    Abstract

    Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease with a very long endemic history in Asia. Great strides have been made to control the disease in China and the Philippines but the road to elimination is far from over, given the zoonotic nature of the schistosome parasites in both countries.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)858-865
    Number of pages8
    JournalMicrobes and Infection
    Volume15
    Issue number13
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013

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