Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1229 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Spatial analysis for the identification of risk areas for schistosomiasis mansoni in the State of Sergipe, Brazil, 2005-2014.
 

Author(s): Allan Dantas Dos Santos, Ana Caroline Rodrigues Lima, Márcio Bezerra Santos, José Antônio Barreto Alves, Marco Aurélio de Oliveira Góes, Marco Antônio Prado Nunes, Sidney Lourdes César Souza Sá, Karina Conceição Gomes Machado de Araújo

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;49(5):608-615.

 

Schistosomiasis is a parasitic infectious disease with a worldwide prevalence. The objective of this work is to identify risk areas for schistosomiasis mansoni transmission in the State of Sergipe, Brazil, during the period from 2005 to 2014.

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2016

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Increasing the reach: Involving local Muslim religious teachers in a behavioral intervention to eliminate urogenital schistosomiasis in Zanzibar.
 

Author(s): Mike Celone, Bobbie Person, Said M Ali, Jameelat H Lyimo, Ulfat A Mohammed, Alippo N Khamis, Yussra S Mohammed, Khalfan A Mohammed, David Rollinson, Stefanie Knopp

Journal: Acta Trop.. 2016 Nov;163():142-8.

 

In Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania, Madrassa schools are influential institutions, where children and adults can learn about the interpretation of the Koran. We aimed to explore the involvement of Madrassa teachers for behavior change interventions in a randomized operational ...

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2016

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Assessment of schistosomiasis in the semi-arid Northeast region of Brazil: the São Francisco River large-scale water transposition project.
 

Author(s): Tereza Cristina Favre, Monica Ammon Fernandez, Lilian Christina Nóbrega Holsbach Beck, Ricardo José de Paula Souza Guimarães, Otávio Sarmento Pieri, Silvana Aparecida Carvalho Thiengo

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. 2016 Apr;49(2):252-7.

 

INTRODUCTION Risk of schistosomiasis expansion to semi-arid northeastern Brazil under the influence of the Integration Project of the São Francisco River (IPSFR) was assessed.

Last Updated: 19 May 2016

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 158 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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