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Volume 26, Number 6—June 2020

Multihost Transmission of Schistosoma mansoni in Senegal, 2015–2018

Stefano Catalano1, Elsa Léger1Comments to Author , Cheikh B. Fall, Anna Borlase, Samba D. Diop, Duncan Berger, Bonnie L. Webster, Babacar Faye, Nicolas D. Diouf, David Rollinson, Mariama Sène, Khalilou Bâ, and Joanne P. Webster
Author affiliations: Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hatfield, UK (S. Catalano, E. Léger, A. Borlase, J.P. Webster); Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal (C.B. Fall, B. Faye); Big Data Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (A. Borlase); Université Alioune Diop de Bambey, Bambey, Senegal (S.D. Diop); Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK (D. Berger); Natural History Museum, London, UK (B.L. Webster, D. Rollinson); Université Gaston Berger, Saint-Louis, Senegal (N.D. Diouf, M. Sène); Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Dakar (K. Bâ)

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Table 2

Schistosoma specimens from Senegal, Uganda, and Burundi, 2002–2018, included in phylogenetic analysis to determine if certain S. mansoni clades use multiple definitive hosts*

Source Parasite Stage† No. isolates Sampling locality Isolation year GenBank or ENA accession no.
S. rodhaini
Definitive host
Human S. mansoni Miracidium 4 Mayuge, Uganda 2014 SAMEA5366708, SAMEA5366733,
S. mansoni Miracidium 1 Tororo, Uganda 2014 SAMEA5366700
S. mansoni Miracidium 1 Nder, Senegal 2017 MN593383–6
S. mansoni Miracidium 3 Temeye, Senegal 2017 MN593387–90
S. mansoni Miracidium 3 Didjiery, Senegal 2018 MN593375–82
Mastomys huberti mouse S. mansoni Adult 1 Nder, Senegal 2016 NA
S. mansoni Adult 10 Gueo, Senegal 2017 MN593427–34
S. mansoni Miracidium 1 Gueo, Senegal 2017 NA
S. mansoni Adult 2 Ganket, Senegal 2017 MN593419–22
S. mansoni Miracidium 2 Ganket, Senegal 2017 MN593411–4
S. mansoni Adult 2 Temeye, Senegal 2017 NA
S. mansoni Miracidium 4 Temeye, Senegal 2017 MN593415–8
S. mansoni Adult 2 Merina Guewel, Senegal 2017 MN593423–6
S. mansoni Miracidium 2 Merina Guewel, Senegal 2017 NA
Arvicanthis niloticus rat
S. mansoni
Richard Toll, Senegal
Intermediate host
Biomphalaria pfeifferi snail S. mansoni Cercaria 1 Mbane, Senegal 2015 MN593391–4
S. mansoni Cercaria 4 Temeye, Senegal 2016 MN593395–402
S. mansoni Cercaria 2 Nder, Senegal 2016 MN593403–6

*ENA, European Nucleotide Archive; NA, not applicable.

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1These first authors contributed equally to this article.

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