Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Print version ISSN 0074-0276
PRATA, Aluízio. The role of the scientific research in the control of schistosomiasis in endemic areas. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz [online]. 2004, vol.99, suppl.1, pp. 5-11. ISSN 0074-0276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0074-02762004000900002.
The way the researches established the lines of direction for considering fight against schistosomiasis on the double aspect of transmission and morbidity control is outstanding. Chemotherapy in the morbidity control is emphasized. The research priorities for schistosomiasis control are mentioned.
Keywords : schistosomiasis; transmission control and morbidity control; chemotherapy.