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Table 1 Demographic information of the Bulinus samples analysed in Madziwa, Zimbabwe

From: Molecular diversity of Bulinus species in Madziwa area, Shamva district in Zimbabwe: implications for urogenital schistosomiasis transmission

Community (prevalence of USCH%)a Water body Latitude Longitude Collection site ID No. of snails collected No. of B. globosus collected B. globosus shedding cercariae
n (%)
No. of B. truncatus collectedb Haplotypes
Chihuri (22.8) Nyarukunda R 16°56.185′S 31°26.762′E 1 117 117 0 (0) 0 H1, H3
Pachibani pool 16°54.899′S 31°25.721′E 2 20 20 0 (0) 0 H1, H2, H7
Nyamaruru R 16°55.452′S 31°25.768′E 3 64 63 1 (1.6) 1 H1, H2, T1
Nyamaruru R 16°55.439′S 31°25.848′E 4 81 81 0 (0) 0 H2, H3, H6, H12
Sub-total   282 281 1 (0.4) 1  
Kaziro (12.3) Mupfure R 16°56.997′S 31°28.622′E 7 22 20 0 (0) 2 H1, T2
Mupfure R 16°56.961′S 31°28.551′E 8 52 50 0 (0) 2 H1, T2, H3
Mupfure R 16°56.706′S 31°28.249′E 9 35 35 1 (2.9) 0 H1, H3, H5, H7
Sub-total   109 105 1 (1.0) 4  
Mupfure (17.7) Mupfure R 16°56.655′S 31°28.194′E 5 42 41 0 (0) 1 H1, H5, H8, T2
Mupfure R 16°56.218′S 31°27.667′E 6 112 112 0 (0) 0 H1, H3, H5, H8, H11
Mupfure R 16°51.986′S 31°28.347′E 10 208 208 2 (1.0) 0 H1, H3, H6
Mupfure R 16°51.723′S 31°29.283′E 11 45 45 0 (0) 0 H1, H2, H3
Mupfure R 16°51.624′S 31°29.422′E 12 26 25 1 (4.0) 1 H1, H4, T3
Mupfure R 16°51.565′S 31°29.422′E 13 57 57 5 (8.8) 0 H1, H2, H3, H9
Mupfure R 16°51.472′S 31°29.622′E 14 85 85 0 (0) 0 H1, H3
Mupfure R 16°51.442′S 31°29.621′E 15 135 135 11 (8.1) 0 H1, H2, H4
Mupfure R 16°51.417′S 31°29.644′E 16 9 9 0 (0) 0 H1, H2, H7, H10
Mupfure R 16°51.344′S 31°29.746′E 17 11 10 0 (0) 1 H1, H2, T1
Zvisokwe S 16°52.842′S 31°29.450′E 18 75 75 0 (0) 0 H1, H4
Zvisokwe S 16°53.007′S 31°29.583′E 19 220 220 5 (2.3) 0 H1, H4
Sub-total   1025 1022 24 (2.3) 3  
Nduna (12.9) Kamoyo S 16°53.735′S 31°24.405′E 20 20 16 0 (0) 4 H1, T1
Kamoyo S 16°53.746′S 31°24.415′E 21 58 54 2 (3.7) 4 H1, T1
Kamoyo S 16°53.761′S 31°24.376′E 22 64 64 2 (3.1) 0 H1
Sub-total   142 134 4 (3.0) 8  
Total of all sites 1558 1542 30 (1.9) 16  
  1. aPrevalence of the disease in women and preschool aged children in the communities studied [25]
  2. bNone of the B. truncatus snails collected was infected
  3. Notes: Details for the sites and locations where the snail samples were collected, the times of the collections, the total numbers of snails collected and those infected with schistosomes. The haplotypes column shows the different haplotypes that were observed at each site
  4. Abbreviations: R, river; S, stream; H, haplotype of B. globosus; T, haplotype of B. truncatus; USCH, urogenital schistosomiasis