The first community-based report on the effect of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection on female fertility.

Kjetland, Eyrun Floerecke and Kurewa, Edith Nyaradzai and Mduluza, Takafira and Midzi, Nicholas and Gomo, Exnevia and Friis, Henrik and Gundersen, Svein Gunnar and Ndhlovu, Patricia D (2010) The first community-based report on the effect of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection on female fertility. pp. 1551-3. ISSN 1556-5653

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Abstract

A cross-sectional study in an Schistosoma haematobium endemic area of rural Zimbabwe examined 483 resident women between the ages of 20 and 49 years who were interviewed about fertility. S. haematobium ova in genital tissue was found to be significantly associated with infertility.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Depositing User: Professor Takafira MDULUZA
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2012 12:12
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2012 12:12
URI: http://researchdatabase.ac.zw/id/eprint/135

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