Biomarkers for schistosomiasis: towards an integrative view of the search for an effective diagnosis.

Abstract

Human schistosomiasis, caused mainly by Schistosoma mansoni, S. japonicum, and S. hematobium, remains a prevalent and serious parasitic disease worldwide. Although it is a debilitating disease, a lack of sensitive methods for the precise diagnosis of active infection cases is important to prevent morbidity. The optimization of new diagnostic approaches may… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.12.024

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