Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1243 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Schistosomiasis in the Amazon region: is the current diagnostic strategy still appropriate?
 

Author(s): Sergei Rodrigo Magalhães de Sousa, Alessandra de Queiroz Carvalho, Joyce Favacho Nogueira Cardoso, Paulo Marcos Zech Coelho, Stefan Michael Geiger, Martin Johannes Enk

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;50(6):848-852.

 

This study analyzed the performance of the Kato Katz technique in detecting intestinal schistosomiasis in the State of Pará.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Morbidity of schistosomiasis mansoni in a low endemic setting in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
 

Author(s): Carolina Coimbra Marinho, André Caldeira Grobério, Christiane Torres Felício da Silva, Thaysa Lorranne Fernandes de Lima, Rosiane Cristina Dos Santos, Lúcia Gomes de Araújo, Vivian Walter Dos Reis, George Luiz Lins Machado-Coelho

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;50(6):805-811.

 

Despite the advances of disease control programs, severe forms of schistosomiasis are prevalent. The prevalence of the disease in areas frequented by tourists urges for permanent prevention and control. The aim of this study was to describe the morbidity of schistosomiasis in the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Assessing the benefits of five years of different approaches to treatment of urogenital schistosomiasis: A SCORE project in Northern Mozambique.
 

Author(s): Anna E Phillips, Pedro H Gazzinelli-Guimaraes, Herminio O Aurelio, Josefo Ferro, Rassul Nala, Michelle Clements, Charles H King, Alan Fenwick, Fiona M Fleming, Neerav Dhanani

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In Mozambique, schistosomiasis is highly endemic across the whole country. The Schistosomiasis Consortium for Operational Research and Evaluation (SCORE) coordinates a five-year study that has been implemented in various African countries, including Mozambique. The overall goal of ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 187 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ectopic forms of schistosomiasis mansoni in the second macroregion of Alagoas: case series report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Carlos William Rodrigues Lima, Nathalie Macêdo Cruz de Oliveira, Simone Vicente Dias da Silva, Maria Eugênia Leite Duarte, Ana Paula Fernandes Barbosa

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;50(6):812-818.

 

Ectopic forms of schistosomiasis are those in which the parasitic element is localized outside the portal system, the natural habitat of the helminth. Although the prevalence rates of schistosomiasis are high in Brazil, clinical and epidemiological data on ectopic forms of the disease ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Systematic review of community-based, school-based, and combined delivery modes for reaching school-aged children in mass drug administration programs for schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Michael Burnim, Julianne A Ivy, Charles H King

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The mainstay of current schistosomiasis control programs is mass preventive chemotherapy of school-aged children with praziquantel. This treatment is delivered through school-based, community-based, or combined school- and community-based systems. Attaining very high coverage rates ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Repeated Doses of Praziquantel in Schistosomiasis Treatment (RePST)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2017

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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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