Schistosomiasis

Common Name(s)

Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1202 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Characteristics of Blood Vessels in Female Genital Schistosomiasis: Paving the Way for Objective Diagnostics at the Point of Care.
 

Author(s): Sigve Holmen, Hashini Nilushika Galappaththi-Arachchige, Elisabeth Kleppa, Pavitra Pillay, Thajasvarie Naicker, Myra Taylor, Mathias Onsrud, Eyrun Floerecke Kjetland, Fritz Albregtsen

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The mucosal changes associated with female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) encompass abnormal blood vessels. These have been described as circular, reticular, branched, convoluted and having uneven calibre. However, these characteristics are subjective descriptions and it has not been ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2016

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Schistosomiasis Screening of Travelers to Corsica, France.
 

Author(s): Antoine Berry, Luc Paris, Jérôme Boissier, Eric Caumes

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2016 Jan;22(1):159.

 

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2016

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Ziehl-Neelsen in Schistosomiasis: Much More Than Staining the Shell and Species Identification.
 

Author(s): Soraia Vieira, Silvana Belo, Thomas Hänscheid

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2016 Apr;94(4):699-700.

 

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2016

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 156 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Schistosomiasis Prevalence and Intensity of Infection in Latin America and the Caribbean Countries, 1942-2014: A Systematic Review in the Context of a Regional Elimination Goal.
 

Author(s): Ana Clara Zoni, Laura Catalá, Steven K Ault

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In 2012 the World Health Assembly adopted resolution WHA65.21 on elimination of schistosomiasis, calling for increased investment in schistosomiasis control and support for countries to initiate elimination programs. This study aims to analyze prevalence and intensity of Schistosoma ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2016

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Risk profiling of schistosomiasis using remote sensing: approaches, challenges and outlook.
 

Author(s): Yvonne Walz, Martin Wegmann, Stefan Dech, Giovanna Raso, Jürg Utzinger

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Schistosomiasis is a water-based disease that affects an estimated 250 million people, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa. The transmission of schistosomiasis is spatially and temporally restricted to freshwater bodies that contain schistosome cercariae released from specific snails that ...

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2015

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Schistosomiasis, hepatitis B and hepatitis C co-infection.
 

Author(s): Gasim I Gasim, Abdelhaleem Bella, Ishag Adam

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Schistosomiasis is a significant health problem in more than 70 countries distributed between Africa, Asia and South America, with an infection rate of one in 30 individuals. Data on Schistosomiasis, Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection are scarce; however, ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2015

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Effect of Schistosomiasis Mansoni on HIV Susceptibility and Female Genital Immunology
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis Mansoni; HIV

 

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2016

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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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