Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1275 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding urinary schistosomiasis among adults in the Ekombe Bonji Health Area, Cameroon.
 

Author(s): Laura Ngolere Folefac, Peter Nde-Fon, Vincent Siysi Verla, Michael Nkemanjong Tangye, Anna Longdoh Njunda, Henry Namme Luma

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Urinary schistosomiasis (US) is endemic in Cameroon. Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) are important aspects for control of the disease. However, data on these remain scanty. We aimed at evaluating knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding urinary schistosomiasis among adults ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The current epidemiological status of urogenital schistosomiasis among primary school pupils in Katsina State, Nigeria: An imperative for a scale up of water and sanitation initiative and mass administration of medicines with Praziquantel.
 

Author(s): Tolulope Ebenezer Atalabi, Stephen Dumebi Adoh, Kingsley Marvin Eze

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Human schistosomiasis, a debilitating and chronic disease, is among a set of 17 neglected tropical infectious diseases of poverty that is currently posing a threat to the wellbeing of 2 billion people in the world. The SHAWN/WASH and MAM programmes in the study area require epidemiological ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Prevalence of schistosomiasis mansoni in indigenous Maxakali villages, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
 

Author(s): Maria Beatriz Pena E Silva Leite Nacife, Liliane Maria Vidal Siqueira, Rafael Martins, Valeska Natiely Vianna, Keila Furbino Barbosa, Cássio Zumerle Masioli, Jaime Costa da Silva, George Luiz Lins Machado-Coelho

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. 2018 ;60():e26.

 

Intestinal parasitic infections are a common health problem among Amerindian populations and schistosomiasis represents one of the most prevalent diseases in Maxakali people. The Kato-Katz is the diagnostic method recommended by WHO for epidemiological studies; however, one of the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 192 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Gastric fundus splenosis with hemangioma masquerading as a gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a patient with schistosomiasis and cirrhosis who underwent splenectomy: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Bing Guan, Xiao-Hong Li, Liang Wang, Min Zhou, Zhi-Wu Dong, Guo-Jun Luo, Ling-Ping Meng, Jun Hu, Wei-Yun Jin

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jul;97(27):e11461.

 

Splenosis is the heterotopic auto-transplantation of the splenic tissues. Gastric splenosis in a rare location mimics a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). Gastric splenosis with hemangioma has not been reported throughout the literature.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Prevalence of Urinary Schistosomiasis in Migrants in Apulia, a Region of Southern Italy, in the Years 2006-2016.
 

Author(s): Gaetano Brindicci, Carmen Rita Santoro, Vittoriana De Laurentiis, Carmen Capolongo, Maria Elena Solarino, Roberta Papagni, Emanuela Ciracì, Pietro Gatti, Daniela Loconsole, Rosa Monno, Laura Monno, Giuseppe Miragliotta, Gioacchino Angarano

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():8257310.

 

Schistosomiasis is the most prevalent tropical disease in the world after malaria. According to the World Health Organization, the disease afflicts more than 240 million people in about 80 countries. Recently, an epidemiological surveillance study performed between 1997 and 2010 by ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Paediatric schistosomiasis: What we know and what we need to know.
 

Author(s): Derick N M Osakunor, Mark E J Woolhouse, Francisca Mutapi

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Schistosomiasis affects over 200 million people worldwide, most of whom are children. Research and control strategies directed at preschool-aged children (PSAC), i.e., ≤5 years old, have lagged behind those in older children and adults. With the recent WHO revision of the schistosomiasis ...

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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: 3 Jul 2018

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2018

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