Schistosomiasis

Common Name(s)

Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 987 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Schistosomiasis: number of people treated worldwide in 2013.
 

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Journal: Wkly. Epidemiol. Rec.. 2015 Jan;90(5):25-32.

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2015

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Renal function in hepatosplenic schistosomiasis--an assessment of renal tubular disorders.
 

Author(s): Daniella Bezerra Duarte, Lucas Alexandre Vanderlei, Raianne Kívia de Azevêdo Bispo, Maria Eliete Pinheiro, Geraldo Bezerra da Silva, Alice Maria Costa Martins, Gdayllon Cavalcante Meneses, Elizabeth De Francesco Daher

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Renal involvement in Schistosoma mansoni infection is not well studied. The aim of this study is to investigate the occurrence of renal abnormalities in patients with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis (HSS), especially renal tubular disorders.

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2014

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Community perceptions, attitude, practices and treatment seeking behaviour for schistosomiasis in L. Victoria islands in Uganda.
 

Author(s): Narcis Kabatereine, Fiona Fleming, Wangechi Thuo, Benjamin Tinkitina, Edridah M Tukahebwa, Alan Fenwick

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Over 200,000 people, most of them infected with Schistosoma mansoni inhabit 150 islands in Lake Victoria in Uganda. Although a programme to control the disease has been ongoing since 2003, its implementation in islands is inadequate due to high transport costs on water. In 2011 and ...

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2015

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 128 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Simultaneous giant mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix and intestinal schistosomiasis: 'case report and brief review'.
 

Author(s): Changwei Lin, Xiaorong Li, Yihang Guo, Gui Hu, Yi Zhang, Kaiyan Yang, Yi Gan, Jianyu Zhou, Lv Lv, Kai Gao, Juan Du

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Both mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix and intestinal schistosomiasis are rare lesions. We report a rare case of simultaneous giant mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix and intestinal schistosomiasis. A 64-year-old man from China presented with a one-year history of pain in the ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2014

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Role of microRNAs in schistosomes and schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Lihui Zhu, Jinming Liu, Guofeng Cheng

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Schistosomes, a class of parasitic trematode worms, cause schistosomiasis. Accumulating evidence suggests that microRNAs (miRNAs)-small, non-coding RNAs that are known to play critical regulatory roles in many organisms-may be involved in schistosome development and sexual maturation, ...

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2014

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New uses for old drugs: the tale of artemisinin derivatives in the elimination of schistosomiasis japonica in China.
 

Author(s): Yi-Xin Liu, Wei Wu, Yue-Jin Liang, Zu-Liang Jie, Hui Wang, Wei Wang, Yi-Xin Huang

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Artemisinin (qinghaosu), extracted from the Chinese herb Artemisia annua L. in 1972, and its three major derivatives--artemether, artesunate and dihydroartemisinin--were firstly identified as antimalarials and found active against all species of the malaria parasite. Since the early ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2014

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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