Schistosomiasis risk is present in the described areas only:
Suriname has implemented Schistosomiasis control and elimination programs resulting in reduced prevalence of the disease. Cases have been reported in the central part of the coastal region in the cultivated areas surrounding Paramaribo, extending from the marsh areas north of Wageningen (Nickerie District) to the delta area of the Commewijne.
Risk of Schistosomiasis caused by: Schistosoma mansoni
The main intermediate host snail is: Biomphalaria glabrata