Schistosomiasis

Common Name(s)

Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1209 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic and economic features of an immigrant population of chronic schistosomiasis sufferers with long-term residence in a non-endemic country (North Metropolitan area of Barcelona, 2002-2016).
 

Author(s): Sílvia Roure, Lluís Valerio, Olga Pérez-Quílez, Gema Fernández-Rivas, Octavio Martínez-Cuevas, Albert Alcántara-Román, Diego Viasus, M Luisa Pedro-Botet, Miquel Sabrià, Bonaventura Clotet

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Schistosomiasis, one of the neglected tropical diseases (NTD) listed by the WHO, is an acute and chronic parasitic disease caused by blood flukes (trematode worms) of the genus Schistosoma. Complications of long-term infestation include liver cirrhosis, bladder tumors and kidney failure. ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

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Field evaluation of a schistosome circulating cathodic antigen rapid test kit at point-of-care for mapping of schistosomiasis endemic districts in The Gambia.
 

Author(s): Bakary Sanneh, Ebrima Joof, Abdoulie M Sanyang, Kristen Renneker, Yaya Camara, Alhagie Papa Sey, Sheriffo Jagne, Ignatius Baldeh, Serign Jawo Ceesay, Sana M Sambou, Kisito Ogoussan

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Studies in Sub Saharan Africa have shown that the Circulating Cathodic Antigen point-of-care-test (POC-CCA) is more accurate in the detections of S. mansoni than the microscopic Kato-Katz technique but less is known about the accuracy of this rapid test in detecting S. haematobium ...

Last Updated: 10 Aug 2017

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The microbiome in urogenital schistosomiasis and induced bladder pathologies.
 

Author(s): Adewale S Adebayo, Mangesh Survayanshi, Shrikanth Bhute, Atinuke M Agunloye, Raphael D Isokpehi, Chiaka I Anumudu, Yogesh S Shouche

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Human schistosomiasis is a highly prevalent neglected tropical disease (NTD) caused by Schistosoma species. Research on the molecular mechanisms influencing the outcomes of bladder infection by Schistosoma haematobium is urgently needed to develop new diagnostics, therapeutics and ...

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2017

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 179 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Putting the treatment of paediatric schistosomiasis into context.
 

Author(s): Takafira Mduluza, Francisca Mutapi

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Despite increased international efforts to control schistosomiasis using preventive chemotherapy, several challenges still exist in reaching the target populations. Until recently, preschool-aged children had been excluded from the recommended target population for mass drug administration, ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2017

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Controlling schistosomiasis with praziquantel: How much longer without a viable alternative?
 

Author(s): Robert Bergquist, Jürg Utzinger, Jennifer Keiser

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The current approach of morbidity control of schistosomiasis, a helminth disease of poverty with considerable public health and socioeconomic impact, is based on preventive chemotherapy with praziquantel. There is a pressing need for new drugs against this disease whose control entirely ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2017

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Building a global schistosomiasis alliance: an opportunity to join forces to fight inequality and rural poverty.
 

Author(s): Lorenzo Savioli, Marco Albonico, Daniel G Colley, Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira, Alan Fenwick, Will Green, Narcis Kabatereine, Achille Kabore, Naftale Katz, Katharina Klohe, Philip T LoVerde, David Rollinson, J Russell Stothard, Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Johannes Waltz, Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Schistosomiasis, one of the 17 neglected tropical diseases listed by the World Health Organization, presents a substantial public health and economic burden. Of the 261 million people requiring preventive chemotherapy for schistosomiasis in 2013, 92% of them lived in sub-Saharan Africa ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2017

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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: 10 Jul 2017

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2017

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