Schistosomiasis

Common Name(s)

Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1192 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Intestinal schistosomiasis in Uganda at high altitude (>1400 m): malacological and epidemiological surveys on Mount Elgon and in Fort Portal crater lakes reveal extra preventive chemotherapy needs.
 

Author(s): Michelle C Stanton, Moses Adriko, Moses Arinaitwe, Alison Howell, Juliet Davies, Gillian Allison, E James LaCourse, Edridah Muheki, Narcis B Kabatereine, J Russell Stothard

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Intestinal schistosomiasis is of public health importance in Uganda but communities living above 1400 m are not targeted for control as natural transmission is thought unlikely. To assess altitudinal boundaries and at-risk populations, conjoint malacological and epidemiological surveys ...

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2017

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Agreement among Four Prevalence Metrics for Urogenital Schistosomiasis in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
 

Author(s): Karen Claire Kosinski, Alexandra V Kulinkina, David Tybor, Dickson Osabutey, Kwabena M Bosompem, Elena N Naumova

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():7627358.

 

Few studies assess agreement among Schistosoma haematobium eggs, measured hematuria, and self-reported metrics. We assessed agreement among four metrics at a single time point and analyzed the stability of infection across two time points with a single metric. We used data from the ...

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2017

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Evaluation of Lethal Giant Larvae as a Schistosomiasis Vaccine Candidate.
 

Author(s): Yufan Cao, Hongbin Qiao, Yanli Shi, Yu Han, Jinming Liu, Hao Li, Ke Lu, Jiaojiao Lin, Yamei Jin

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():4680812.

 

Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease of humans, and it is considered to be the second most devastating parasitic disease after malaria. Eggs produced by normally developed female worms are important in the transmission of the parasite, and they responsible for the pathogenesis ...

Last Updated: 13 Dec 2016

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 160 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Towards interruption of schistosomiasis transmission in sub-Saharan Africa: developing an appropriate environmental surveillance framework to guide and to support 'end game' interventions.
 

Author(s): J Russell Stothard, Suzy J Campbell, Mike Y Osei-Atweneboana, Timothy Durant, Michelle C Stanton, Nana-Kwadwo Biritwum, David Rollinson, Dieudonné R Eloundou Ombede, Louis-Albert Tchuem-Tchuenté

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Schistosomiasis is a waterborne parasitic disease in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly common in rural populations living in impoverished conditions. With the scale-up of preventive chemotherapy, national campaigns will transition from morbidity- to transmission-focused interventions ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2017

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The Three Gorges Dam: Does it accelerate or delay the progress towards eliminating transmission of schistosomiasis in China?
 

Author(s): Yi-Biao Zhou, Song Liang, Yue Chen, Qing-Wu Jiang

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The Three Gorges Dam, located in the largest endemic area of schistosomiasis in China, is one of the world's largest hydroelectric projects to date. Some large-scale hydro projects have resulted in schistosomiasis emergence or re-emergence. Therefore, the dam's potential impact on ...

Last Updated: 5 Jul 2016

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2016

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