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Table 3 Seasonal inventory of the malacological fauna in Kaedi, southern Mauritania, 2014/2015

From: Prevalence and seasonal transmission of Schistosoma haematobium infection among school-aged children in Kaedi town, southern Mauritania

Biotope Species Wet season Dry season
   n (%) n tested IR n (%) n tested IR
Irrigation canal B. senegalensis 13 (7.5) 13 0 0 (0) 0
River bank B. truncatus 0 (0) 0 157 (100) 154 0
Temporary pond B. forskalii 161 (92.5) 117 0 0 (0) 0
Total   174 (100) 130 0 157(100) 154 0
  1. Abbreviations: IR infection rate; n, number of snails collected; n tested, number of snails tested