Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 918 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Dilated paraumbilical vein in hepatosplenic schistosomiasis associated with pulmonary hypertension.
 

Author(s): José Roberto Lambertucci, Eduardo Belisário Falcheto, Vinicius Alves Lara Santos

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;46(6):797.

 

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2014

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Mapping of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in the regions of Littoral, North-West, South and South-West Cameroon and recommendations for treatment.
 

Author(s): Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Calvine Dongmo Noumedem, Pierre Ngassam, Christian Mérimé Kenfack, Nestor Feussom Gipwe, Esther Dankoni, Ann Tarini, Yaobi Zhang

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The previous nationwide mapping of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) in Cameroon was conducted 25 years ago. Based on its results, mass drug administration (MDA) of praziquantel was limited to the three northern regions and few health districts in the southern ...

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2013

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Autochthonous cases of schistosomiasis in children in Recife, Northeastern Brazil.
 

Author(s): Constança Simões Barbosa, Verônica Santos Barbosa, Fábio Lopes de Melo, Mariana Sena Barreto de Melo, Lydia Bezerra, Julyana Viegas Campos, Bruno Ximenes Rodrigues, Wheverton Correia do Nascimento, Elainne Souza Gomes, Onício Leal-Neto, Ana Lúcia Domingues

Journal: Rev Saude Publica. 2013 Aug;47(4):684-90.

 

Investigate breeding sites with host snails and autochthonous human cases of schistosomiasis.

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 109 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnosing schistosomiasis: where are we?
 

Author(s): Luciana Inácia Gomes, Martin Johannes Enk, Ana Rabello

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;47(1):3-11.

 

In light of the World Health Organization's initiative to extend schistosomiasis morbidity and mortality control programs by including a disease elimination strategy in low endemic settings, this paper reviews diagnostic tools described during the last decades and provide an overview ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2014

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Extending helminth control beyond STH and schistosomiasis: the case of human hymenolepiasis.
 

Author(s): Ricardo J Soares Magalhães, Cláudia Fançony, Dina Gamboa, António J Langa, José Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo, Archie C A Clements, Susana Vaz Nery

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Last Updated: 8 Nov 2013

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Association between Schistosomiasis mansoni and hepatitis C: systematic review.
 

Author(s): Daniele Silva de Moraes Van-Lume, Maria de Fátima Pessoa Militão de Albuquerque, Alexandre Ignácio de Souza, Ana Lúcia Coutinho Domingues, Edmundo Pessoa de Almeida Lopes, Clarice Neuenschwander Lins de Morais, Silvia Maria Lucena Montenegro

Journal: Rev Saude Publica. 2013 Apr;47(2):414-24.

 

To perform a systematic review of the prevalence of the HCV/ S. mansoni co-infection and associated factors in Schistosoma mansoni -infected populations.

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Safety and Efficacy of Mirazid for Schistosomiasis Treatment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosoma Hematobium Infection; Schistosomiasis Mansoni

 

Last Updated: 8 Feb 2012

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2014

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Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy-Intermittent Preventive Treatment (ACT-IPT) Trial Among Schoolchildren in Kassena-Nankana, Ghana
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Malaria; Schistosomiasis; Helminthiasis; Anemia; Change in Sustained Attention

 

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2011

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