Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1219 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

High-risk tourism in areas vulnerable to schistosomiasis mansoni transmission in Brazil.
 

Author(s): Mariana Sena Barreto, Elainne Christine de Souza Gomes, Constança Simões Barbosa

Journal: Cad Saude Publica. 2016 Mar;32(3):e00190815.

 

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2016

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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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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 159 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Nucleic acid detection in the diagnosis and prevention of schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Ping He, Lan-Gui Song, Hui Xie, Jin-Yi Liang, Dong-Ya Yuan, Zhong-Dao Wu, Zhi-Yue Lv

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Schistosomiasis is an important zoonotic parasitic disease that causes serious harms to humans and animals. Surveillance and diagnosis play key roles in schistosomiasis control, however, current techniques for surveillance and diagnosis of the disease have limitations. As genome data ...

Last Updated: 30 Mar 2016

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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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Application of geo-spatial technology in schistosomiasis modelling in Africa: a review.
 

Author(s): Tawanda Manyangadze, Moses John Chimbari, Michael Gebreslasie, Samson Mukaratirwa

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Schistosomiasis continues to impact socio-economic development negatively in sub-Saharan Africa. The advent of spatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS), Earth observation (EO) and global positioning systems (GPS) assist modelling efforts. However, there ...

Last Updated: 1 Dec 2015

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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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