Epidemic Characteristics of Schistosomiasis in Jiangxi Province

  • Yiwen Liu
  • Jun Ge
  • Zhaojun Li
Part of the Parasitology Research Monographs book series (Parasitology Res. Monogr., volume 11)


This chapter offers insights into former and present situations of the spreading of the worms and the status of the control of the disease in former and recent times in the Chinese province, Jiangxi, which is the blueprint for other provinces and can be used in other countries, too.


Epidemiological conditions History of spreading of disease 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yiwen Liu
    • 1
  • Jun Ge
    • 1
  • Zhaojun Li
    • 1
  1. 1.Jiangxi Provincial Institute of Parasitic DiseasesNanchangP. R. China

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