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Rodents as definitive hosts of Schistosoma, with special reference to S. mansoni transmission

  • Jean-Marc Duplantier
  • Mariama Sene

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Definitive Host Rodent Species Schistosoma Mansoni Rattus Rattus Wild Rodent 
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  • Mariama Sene

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