A review of the literature on the use of ultrasonography in schistosomiasis with special reference to its use in field studies. 1. Schistosoma haematobium.

@article{Hatz1992ARO,
  title={A review of the literature on the use of ultrasonography in schistosomiasis with special reference to its use in field studies. 1. Schistosoma haematobium.},
  author={Christoph F R Hatz and J. Mitchell Jenkins and R O Meudt and Mohamed Abdel-Wahab and Marcel Tanner},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={1992},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={1-14}
}
This review presents an outline of the pathology resulting from Schistosoma haematobium infections, and the ways in which the lesions can be investigated. The use of ultrasonography is covered in detail. Ultrasonography can provide direct information about lesions in internal organs, and thus provide information about patterns of morbidity and about the regression of pathological changes after treatment. The method has the advantages that it is non-invasive, and is also relatively inexpensive… CONTINUE READING

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