Schistosomiasis

Common Name(s)

Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1194 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Images of the Month: Schistosomiasis as a Solitary Sigmoid Nodule.
 

Author(s): Neil D Parikh, Ananta Gurung, Louis Chaptini

Journal: Am. J. Gastroenterol.. 2016 Feb;111(2):173.

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016

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Schistosomiasis: number of people treated worldwide in 2014.
 

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Journal: Wkly. Epidemiol. Rec.. 2016 Feb;91(5):53-60.

 

Last Updated: 5 Feb 2016

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 154 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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The roles of water, sanitation and hygiene in reducing schistosomiasis: a review.
 

Author(s): Jack E T Grimes, David Croll, Wendy E Harrison, Jürg Utzinger, Matthew C Freeman, Michael R Templeton

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Schistosomiasis is a disease caused by infection with blood flukes of the genus Schistosoma. Transmission of, and exposure to, the parasite result from faecal or urinary contamination of freshwater containing intermediate host snails, and dermal contact with the same water. The World ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 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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Detection of Schistosomiasis CAA in Travellers After High-risk Water Contact
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2015

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