Schistosomiasis

Common Name(s)

Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1231 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cross-sectional interview study of fertility, pregnancy, and urogenital schistosomiasis in coastal Kenya: Documented treatment in childhood is associated with reduced odds of subfertility among adult women.
 

Author(s): Sarah C Miller-Fellows, Laura Howard, Rebekah Kramer, Vanessa Hildebrand, Jennifer Furin, Francis M Mutuku, Dunstan Mukoko, Julianne A Ivy, Charles H King

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Previous research has documented an increased risk of subfertility in areas of sub-Saharan Africa, as well as an ecological association between urogenital schistosomiasis prevalence and decreased fertility. This pilot project examined reproductive patterns and the potential effects ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The Geographic Information System applied to study schistosomiasis in Pernambuco.
 

Author(s): Verônica Santos Barbosa, Rodrigo Moraes Loyo, Ricardo José de Paula Souza E Guimarães, Constança Simões Barbosa

Journal: Rev Saude Publica. 2017 ;51():107.

 

Diagnose risk environments for schistosomiasis in coastal localities of Pernambuco using geoprocessing techniques.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 183 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systematic review of community-based, school-based, and combined delivery modes for reaching school-aged children in mass drug administration programs for schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Michael Burnim, Julianne A Ivy, Charles H King

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The mainstay of current schistosomiasis control programs is mass preventive chemotherapy of school-aged children with praziquantel. This treatment is delivered through school-based, community-based, or combined school- and community-based systems. Attaining very high coverage rates ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Oct 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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