ISABB Journal of
Health and Environmental Sciences

  • Abbreviation: ISABB J. Health Environ. sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1937-3236
  • DOI: 10.5897/ISABB-JHE
  • Start Year: 2011
  • Published Articles: 16

Full Length Research Paper

Modeling schistosomiasis infection using Kriging interpolation method in Osun State, South west, Nigeria

Oladejo S. O.
  • Oladejo S. O.
  • Department of Remote Sensing and GIS, School of Earth and Mineral Science, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.
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Morenikeji O. A.
  • Morenikeji O. A.
  • Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 04 December 2018
  •  Accepted: 06 February 2019
  •  Published: 28 February 2019


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Brooker S (2007). Spatial epidemiology of human schistosomiasis in Africa: risk models, transmission dynamics and control. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 101:1-8.


Clements ACA, Moyeed R, Brooker S (2006). Bayesian geostatistical prediction of the Intensity of infection with Schistosoma mansoni in East Africa. Parasitology.


Clennon JA, King CH, Muchiri EM, Kariuki HC, Ouma JH (2004). Spatial patterns of urinary schistosomiasis infection in a highly endemic area of Coastal Kenya. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 70(4):443-448.


Ekpo UF, Mafiana CF, Adeofun CO, Solarin A, Idowu AB (2008) Geographical Information system and predictive risk maps of urinary schistosomiasis in Ogun State, Nigeria. BMC Infectious Diseases 8:74.


Hassan AO, Amoo AO, Akinwale OP, Deji-Agboola AM, Adeleke MA, Gyang PV, Oluwadun A (2012) Human water contact activities and urinary schistosomiasis around Erinle and Eko-ende dams. Global Advanced Research Journals 1(4):077-084


Morenikeji OA, Idowu BA (2011). Studies on the Prevalence of Urinary Schistosomiasis in Osun State, South-West Nigeria. West Africa Journal of Medicine 30(1):62-65.


Oladejo SO (2016). Distribution of Schistosoma haematobium and Associated Environmental Variables in selected communities from Osun State, Nigeria. PhD Thesis.


Oladejo SO, Ofoezie IE (2006). Unabated schistosomiasis in Erinle river dam, Osun State Nigeria: evidence of neglect of environmental effects of developments. Journal of tropical Medicine and International Health 11(6): 843-850.


Owojori OJ, Asaolu SO, Ofoezie IE, (2006). Ecology of Freshwater snail In Opa Reservoir and Research Farm Ponds at Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Sciences 6(15): 3004-3015.


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Ugbomoiko US, Ofoezie IE, Okoye IC, Heukelbach J (2010) Factors associated with Urinary schistosomiasis in two peri-urban communities in south–western Nigeria. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 104:409-419.