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Table 4 Summary of snail intermediate hosts studies in different parts of Africa

From: Differentiating snail intermediate hosts of Schistosoma spp. using molecular approaches: fundamental to successful integrated control mechanism in Africa

S/N Country Snail species References
1. Nigeria Bulinus globosus [13, 22]
Bulinus forskalii
Biomphalaria pfeifferi
Lymnaea natalensis [16]
Indoplanorbis exutus
Bulinus sp. [23]
2. Chad Bulinus truncatus [14]
Bulinus forskalii
Biomphalaria pfeifferi
3. Angola B. globosus [77]
B. canescens
B. angolensis
B. crystallinus
Bi, salinarium
B. globosus
B. canescens
4. Egypt Biomphalaria alexandrina [37]
[38]
Lymnaea natalensis [88]
Bulinus truncatus
Bulinus truncatus [39]
5. Cameroon Bulinus truncatus [39]
B. globosus
B. senegalensis
B. tropicus
B. forskalii
B. camerunensis
B. globosus [15]
B. forskalii [11]
6. Senegal Bulinus truncatus [39]
B. senegalensis
B. umbilicatus
7. Lake Victoria (across Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda) Biomphalaria choanomphala [40]
8. Tanzania B. globosus [89]
9. Madagascar Biomphalaria pfeifferi [44]
10. Malawi B. globosus [90]
B. nyassanus
11. Cote D’ voire B. forskalii [11]
B. globosus
12. Equitorial Guinea B. forskalii [11]
13. Niger B. umbilicatus [11]