[Research and demonstration of comprehensive measures of schistosomiasis prevention and control technology. II. Longitudinal evaluation on control effect].Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi Za Zhi. 2011 Jun; 23(3):314-7.ZX
To evaluate the effect of comprehensive measures of schistosomiasis prevention and control technique.
The comprehensive measures including forbidding grazing on marshlands, renovating latrines and supplying safe water, and health education were carried out in a demonstrative area, and the schistosomiasis endemic situation and other relative factors were investigated.
After the control measures were carried out for 3 years, the prevalence of schistosomiasis in human decreased from 3.57% to 0.83%, and the infection rates of cattle decreased from 17.14% to 0. No infected Oncomelania snails were found on the marshlands in the demonstration area.
The comprehensive measures aforementioned are effective in the control of schistosomiasis in Poyang Lake region.