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This study is to elucidate the impact that Schistosomiasis has on mine workers. Schistosomiasis is a known endemic parasitic disease impacting communities in Anhui Province, China. However, the impact that this disease has on Mine Workers and their families is not known. The study hypothesis is that Schistosomiasis infections in endemic regions reduce working-days per year in Anhui mine workers.