Equatorial Guinea General Health Risks: Schistosomiasis
Infection is transmitted by snails living in fresh water such as lakes, rivers, streams and ponds in Africa, and some countries in Southeast Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.
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Schistosomiasis risk is present in the country. The full extent of Schistosomiasis risk is unknown due to fragmentary research:
S. guineensis has been reported in the area of Bata.
The full extent of Schistosomiasis risk in the Equatorial Guinea is unknown.
Risk of Schistosomiasis caused by: Schistosoma guineensis
The main intermediate host snail is: Bulinus forskalii