Equatorial Guinea

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


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