The impact of zinc supplementation on Schistosoma mansoni reinfection rate and intensities: a randomized, controlled trial among rural Zimbabwean schoolchildren.

Friis, H and Ndhlovu, P and Mduluza, T and Kaondera, K and Sandström, B and Michaelsen, K F and Vennervald, B J and Christensen, N O (1997) The impact of zinc supplementation on Schistosoma mansoni reinfection rate and intensities: a randomized, controlled trial among rural Zimbabwean schoolchildren. pp. 33-7. ISSN 0954-3007

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Abstract

Zinc supplementation reduced the intensity of S. mansoni reinfections. Although the intensities of reinfection were very low, the finding probably reflects a biological effect of zinc that could be of public health importance in settings with higher transmission.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RB Pathology
Depositing User: Professor Takafira MDULUZA
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2012 08:37
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2012 08:37
URI: http://researchdatabase.ac.zw/id/eprint/171

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