- Retraction Note
- Open Access
Retraction Note: Knowledge, attitude and practices in relation to prevention and control of schistosomiasis infection in Mwea Kirinyaga county, Kenya
BMC Public Health volume 21, Article number: 326 (2021)
Retraction Note: BMC Public Health 16, 819 (2016)
The Editor has retracted this article  because it contains sections that substantially overlap with the following articles [2,3,4,5]. Author J. Mwai agrees to this retraction. Authors S. Njenga and M. Barasa have not responded to any correspondence from the editor or publisher about this retraction.
Mwai J, Njenga S, Barasa M. Knowledge, attitude and practices in relation to prevention and control of schistosomiasis infection in Mwea Kirinyaga county, Kenya. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:819 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3494-y.
Musuva RM, Awiti A, Omedo M, et al. Community knowledge, attitudes and practices on schistosomiasis in Western Kenya-the SCORE project. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014;90(4):646–52 https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0488.
Sady H, Al-Mekhlafi HM, Atroosh WM, et al. Knowledge, attitude, and practices towards schistosomiasis among rural population in Yemen. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:436 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-1050-8.
Masaku J, Madigu N, Okoyo C, et al. Current status of Schistosoma mansoni and the factors associated with infection two years following mass drug administration programme among primary school children in Mwea irrigation scheme: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:739 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1991-z.
Mwai J. Factors associated with practices towards water sanitation and hygiene with occurrence of diarrhoea among pupils in schools with a feeding programme in Ganze Sub County, Kenya. Am Res J Pub Health. 1(1):1–15.
Rights and permissions
Open Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article's Creative Commons licence, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article's Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated in a credit line to the data.
About this article
Cite this article
Mwai, J., Njenga, S. & Barasa, M. Retraction Note: Knowledge, attitude and practices in relation to prevention and control of schistosomiasis infection in Mwea Kirinyaga county, Kenya. BMC Public Health 21, 326 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10358-y