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The prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis among primary school children in Benue State, Nigeria


The prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis among primary school children in Benue State, Nigeria



Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 83(2): 197-198



ISSN/ISBN: 0003-4983

PMID: 2513784

DOI: 10.1080/00034983.1989.11812332

Urine samples were taken in the early afternoon from 100 pupils selected at random from each of 10 primary schools in all 23 local government areas (LGAs) in Benue State These samples were examined for ova of Schistosoma haematobium by a sedimentation procedure. The overall prevalence of infection was 15.3%-classified as "moderate". The prevalences in individual LGAs (illustrated in a map) ranged from 1.3% to 30.6%.

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