Some aspects of fascioliasis in Uganda
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A historical account of eventD and people associated "vith the discovery of the life cycle of Fasciola gigantica is given. An account of a survey carried out throughout the 18 districts of Uganda to establish the spread of fascioliasis and what species of !a~ciol~ is responsible for the disease in Uganda, and the findings of this survey is given. Experiments on the field epidemiology of fascioliasis are described, their results discussed ~Dd conclusions drawn in this chapter. In tl'..icshapter experiments on the population dynamics of Lymnaea natalensis the snail host for _Fasciola ~gantica are described, results of such experiments discussed and conclusions dra~n. In this chapter experiments demonstrating the development of the intr8~olluscan stages of Fasciola gigantica are described, results discussed and conclusions dravm.