A Schistosomiasis Research Agenda

  title={A Schistosomiasis Research Agenda},
  author={Daniel G. Colley and W Evan Secor},
  journal={PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases},
  pages={369 - 379}
There is a long and rich history of research and control in the field of schistosomiasis that has resulted in major scientific and public health accomplishments. Examples of such findings and accomplishments include immunologic regulation in chronic infections, the association of helminth infections with Th1-regulating Th2-type immune responses, the critical role of interleukin-13 in fibrogenesis, and the development and validation of the "dose pole" for determining praziquantel dosages in the… CONTINUE READING