Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 639

Full Length Research Paper

Epidemiology of schistosomiasis in school aged children in some riverine areas of Sokoto, Nigeria

Kiran Singh*
  • Kiran Singh*
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, sokoto, Nigeria,West Africa, PMB 2346, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar
D. Muddasiru
  • D. Muddasiru
  • Department of Biological sciences, Umaru Musa Ya’radua University, Katsina, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 19 September 2013
  •  Accepted: 26 May 2014
  •  Published: 30 June 2014


Abdel-wahab MF, Gomal E, Imam R, Shaker N, Emam M, Muhammad I, El-Boracy YS Thomas G (2000). The epidemiology of Schistosomiasis in Egypt. Fayoum Governorate. Am. J. Trop. Med. and Hygiene 62(2):55-64
Abolarinwa SO (1999). Urinary Schistosomiasis among school children in Esie Community Kwara State, Nigeria. The Nigerian J. Parasitol. 20:77-82.
Adamu T, Abubakar U, Danda C (2001). Schistosomiasis in wurnu district of Sokoto State. The Nigerian J. Parasitol. 22:81-84.
Agi PI, Okafor EJ (2005). The epidemiology of Schistosoma heamatobium in Odau community in the Niger Delta Area of Nigeria. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manag. 9(3):37-43.
Agi PI, Awi-waddu GDB (2008). The status of Schistosoma hematobium infection in Anyu community in the niger delta, Nigeria. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. 12(2):21-24.
Bello YM, Adamu T, Abubakar U, Muhammad AA (2003). Urinary Schistosomiasis is some villages around the Goronyo Dam, Sokoto State, Nigeria. The Nigerian J. Parasitol. 24:109-114.
Bentwich Z, Kalinkovich A, Weisman Z (1995). Immune activation is a dominant factor in the pathogenesis of African AIDS. Immunology Today 16:187–191.
Borda EC, Pellegrino J (1971). An improved Stool thich smear technique for quantitative diagnosis of schistosoma mansoni infection. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao. Paul 13(2):71-75.
Butterworth EA (1997). Schistosomiasis, epidemiology, treatment and control. Medical Group J. Trop. Dis. 25(2):70-81.
Ekejindu IM, Ekejindu GOC, Andy A (2002). Scistosoma heamatobium infection and nutritional status of residents in Azi-anam, a riverine area of Anmbara State, South-Eastern Nigeria. The Nigerian J. parasitol. 23:133-138.
Eni U, Na'aya H, Nggada H, Dogo D (2008). Carcinoma Of The Urinary Bladder In Maiduguri: The Schistosomiasis Connection. Int. J. Oncol. 5:2.
Grist NR, Darrel OH, Walker E, Willium GR (1998). Diseases of infection (An illustrated Textbook) Oxford University press- London. Pp -440.
Mafiana GF, Adesanya OO (1999). Urinary Schistosomiasis in Ilewo-orite, Ogun State, Nigeria. Nigerian J. Parasitol. 15:32-34.
Pugh RNH (1978). Malumfashi endemic disease research project II. Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol. 73: 295.
Pukuma MS, Musa SP (2007). Prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis among residents of Waduku in Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa State Nigeria. Nigerian J. Parasitol. 28(2):65-68.
Rubin E, Faber LJ (1999). Essential Pathology. J. B. Lippincott. New York and Landon, Pp-249-250.
TDR (1996). WHO/UNDP/WLD BNK. Schistosomiasis, in 13th progress report Pp 63.
Uko IE, Adeoye GO, Tayo MM, Ogbe MG (1993). Evaluation of three diagnostic technique for urinary schistosomiasis (reagent strip, egg count and ELISA) in kanji Lake Area, Nigeria. The Nigerian J. Parasitol. 14:65-73.
Ukpai OM, Ezeike AC (2007). The Prevalence of Urinary Schistosomiasis among Primary school Children in Aguata L.G.A Anambra State, Nigeria. The Nigerian J. Parasitol. 23:139-144.
Uwaezuoke JC, Anosike JC, Nwoke BEB, Dozie INS (2007). Urinary Schistosomiasis in lhitte Uboma Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria. The Nigerian J. Parasitol. 28(2):90-94.
WHO (1998). Guide lines for the evolution of soil transmitted helminthiasis and Schistosomiasis at community level. A guide for managers of control programmes. WHO/CTD/SIP/98.1.
WHO (2010). Intermediate hosts of schistosomiasis and food born treamatode infections. 337-356pdf.