Schistosomiasis

Common Name(s)

Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1165 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Assessing environmental factors associated with regional schistosomiasis prevalence in Anhui Province, Peoples' Republic of China using a geographical detector method.
 

Author(s): Yi Hu, Congcong Xia, Shizhu Li, Michael P Ward, Can Luo, Fenghua Gao, Qizhi Wang, Shiqing Zhang, Zhijie Zhang

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Schistosomiasis is a water-borne disease caused by trematode worms belonging to genus Schistosoma, which is prevalent most of the developing world. Transmission of the disease is usually associated with multiple biological characteristics and social factors but also factors can play ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2017

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Interruption of schistosomiasis transmission in mountainous and hilly regions with an integrated strategy: a longitudinal case study in Sichuan, China.
 

Author(s): Yang Liu, Bo Zhong, Zi-Song Wu, Song Liang, Dong-Chuan Qiu, Xiao Ma

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Schistosomiasis remains a major public health concern in China. Since 2004, an integrated strategy was developed to control the transmission of Schistosoma japonicum in China. However, the long-term effectiveness of this integrated strategy for the interruption of schistosomiasis ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2017

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Selecting accurate post-elimination monitoring tools to prevent reemergence of urogenital schistosomiasis in Morocco: a pilot study.
 

Author(s): Abdelaali Balahbib, Fatima Amarir, Paul L A M Corstjens, Claudia J de Dood, Govert J van Dam, Amina Hajli, Meryem Belhaddad, Bouchra El Mansouri, Abderrahim Sadak, Mohamed Rhajaoui, El Bachir Adlaoui

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After alleged stop of transmission of schistosomiasis and further down the line in post elimination settings, sensitive tools are required to monitor infection status to prevent potential re-emergence. In Rahala, where transmission cycle of Schistosoma haematobium is interrupted since ...

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2017

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 169 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Putting the treatment of paediatric schistosomiasis into context.
 

Author(s): Takafira Mduluza, Francisca Mutapi

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Despite increased international efforts to control schistosomiasis using preventive chemotherapy, several challenges still exist in reaching the target populations. Until recently, preschool-aged children had been excluded from the recommended target population for mass drug administration, ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2017

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Controlling schistosomiasis with praziquantel: How much longer without a viable alternative?
 

Author(s): Robert Bergquist, Jürg Utzinger, Jennifer Keiser

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The current approach of morbidity control of schistosomiasis, a helminth disease of poverty with considerable public health and socioeconomic impact, is based on preventive chemotherapy with praziquantel. There is a pressing need for new drugs against this disease whose control entirely ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2017

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Building a global schistosomiasis alliance: an opportunity to join forces to fight inequality and rural poverty.
 

Author(s): Lorenzo Savioli, Marco Albonico, Daniel G Colley, Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira, Alan Fenwick, Will Green, Narcis Kabatereine, Achille Kabore, Naftale Katz, Katharina Klohe, Philip T LoVerde, David Rollinson, J Russell Stothard, Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Johannes Waltz, Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Schistosomiasis, one of the 17 neglected tropical diseases listed by the World Health Organization, presents a substantial public health and economic burden. Of the 261 million people requiring preventive chemotherapy for schistosomiasis in 2013, 92% of them lived in sub-Saharan Africa ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2017

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Childhood Schistosomiasis: a Novel Strategy Extending the Benefits/Reach of Antihelminthic Treatment
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2015

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Repeated Doses of Praziquantel in Schistosomiasis Treatment (RePST)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 11 Aug 2016

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Detection of Schistosomiasis CAA in Travellers After High-risk Water Contact
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2017

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