Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 170

Full Length Research Paper

Studies on distribution and abundance of freshwater snail intermediate hosts of schistosomiasis along Kwanar Areh Dam in Rimi L.G.A. of Katsina State

Abubakar I. Usman
  • Abubakar I. Usman
  • Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina, Nigeria.
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Tukur Adamu
  • Tukur Adamu
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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Ahmed Abdulhamid
  • Ahmed Abdulhamid
  • Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 22 September 2018
  •  Accepted: 25 October 2018
  •  Published: 31 December 2019


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