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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 90, No. 2, 1995, pp. 165-168
Bioline Code: oc95035
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 90, No. 2, 1995, pp. 165-168

 en Molluscicide Control of Snail Vectors of Schistosomiasis
Cecilia Pereira De Souza

Abstract

A review of the methodology recommended by the World Health
Organization for the use of molluscicides for the control of
snail vectors of schistosomiasis is presented. Discussion of
the principle molluscicides used, their advantages and
disadvantages, the techniques and equipment required for their
application and evaluation of  effect as well as the
biological control of snails is included.

Keywords
schistosomiasis mansoni - control - snail vectors - molluscicide

 
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