Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 937 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The effect of hookworm infection and urinary schistosomiasis on blood hemoglobin concentration of schoolchildren living in northern Mozambique.
 

Author(s): Verónica Casmo, Gerito Augusto, Rassul Nala, Acácio Sabonete, Filipe Anibal Carvalho-Costa

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. ;56(3):219-24.

 

This study aims to assess the association between schistosomiasis and hookworm infection with hemoglobin levels of schoolchildren in northern Mozambique. Through a cross-sectional survey, 1,015 children from five to 12 years old in the provinces of Nampula, Cabo Delgado and Niassa ...

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2014

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Thrombocytopenia as a surrogate marker of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis in endemic areas for Schistosomiasis mansoni.
 

Author(s): Sandra Costa Drummond, Pedro Nunes Pereira, Alba Otoni, Bruna Assis Chaves, Carlos Maurício Antunes, José Roberto Lambertucci

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;47(2):218-22.

 

This study aimed to evaluate whether a low platelet count is a good surrogate marker of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis (HSS) in a rural area of Brazil. A small district in southeastern Brazil, with a population of 1,543 individuals and a 23% prevalence of schistosomiasis, was selected ...

Last Updated: 27 May 2014

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Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH): a critical component for sustainable soil-transmitted helminth and schistosomiasis control.
 

Author(s): Suzy J Campbell, Georgia B Savage, Darren J Gray, Jo-An M Atkinson, Ricardo J Soares Magalhães, Susana V Nery, James S McCarthy, Yael Velleman, James H Wicken, Rebecca J Traub, Gail M Williams, Ross M Andrews, Archie C A Clements

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Last Updated: 11 Apr 2014

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 113 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Revisiting the concept of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis and its challenges using traditional and new tools.
 

Author(s): José Roberto Lambertucci

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;47(2):130-6.

 

Different aspects of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis are revisited here. Manson's schistosomiasis causes periportal fibrosis and portal hypertension in approximately 6% of infected subjects, usually with preservation of their hepatic function. The assessment of liver involvement is ...

Last Updated: 27 May 2014

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Diagnosing schistosomiasis: where are we?
 

Author(s): Luciana Inácia Gomes, Martin Johannes Enk, Ana Rabello

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;47(1):3-11.

 

In light of the World Health Organization's initiative to extend schistosomiasis morbidity and mortality control programs by including a disease elimination strategy in low endemic settings, this paper reviews diagnostic tools described during the last decades and provide an overview ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2014

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Extending helminth control beyond STH and schistosomiasis: the case of human hymenolepiasis.
 

Author(s): Ricardo J Soares Magalhães, Cláudia Fançony, Dina Gamboa, António J Langa, José Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo, Archie C A Clements, Susana Vaz Nery

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Last Updated: 8 Nov 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Safety and Efficacy of Mirazid for Schistosomiasis Treatment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosoma Hematobium Infection; Schistosomiasis Mansoni

 

Last Updated: 8 Feb 2012

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2014

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Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy-Intermittent Preventive Treatment (ACT-IPT) Trial Among Schoolchildren in Kassena-Nankana, Ghana
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Malaria; Schistosomiasis; Helminthiasis; Anemia; Change in Sustained Attention

 

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2011

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