Schistosomiasis risk is present in Chad. The full extent of Schistosomiasis risk is unknown due to fragmentary research:
S. haematobium is endemic in the southern departments, including Moyen-Chari, Logone Occidental, Tandjile, Mayo-Kebbi Est, Hadjer-Lamis, N’Djamena, and Chari-Baguimi (western border with Cameroon) as well as the northwestern region of Tibesti and eastern region of Wadi Fira.
The full extent of Schistosomiasis risk in Chad is unknown. Travellers should consider all oases as well as temporary and permanent bodies of water at risk.
Risk of Schistosomiasis caused by: Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma mansoni
The main intermediate host snail is: Bulinus truncatus, Bulinus forskalii, Biomphalaria pfeifferi