Abstract:The transmission of Schistosoma mansoni in different localities at the municipality of Paracambi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, appeared to implicate Biomphalaria straminea as the only intermediate host since the 70s, according to the records of the Fundação Nacional de Saúde (FNS). In March 1975, WL Paraense (1986 in Modernos conhecimentos sobre esquistossomose mansônica, Biblioteca da Academia Mineira de Medicina, 12 pp.) identified B. straminea in Paracambi, and the specimens were deposited in the Malaco… Show more
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