Diagnosis and treatment of schistosomiasis in children in the era of intensified control.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of schistosomiasis in children in the era of intensified control.},
  author={Stefanie Knopp and S{\"o}ren L Becker and Katrin J Ingram and Jennifer Keiser and J{\"u}rg Utzinger},
  journal={Expert review of anti-infective therapy},
  volume={11 11},
In the current era of intensified and integrated control against schistosomiasis and other neglected tropical diseases, there is a need to carefully rethink and take into consideration disease-specific issues pertaining to the diagnosis, prevention, control and local elimination. Here, we present a comprehensive overview about schistosomiasis including recent trends in the number of people treated with praziquantel and the latest developments in diagnosis and control. Particular emphasis is… CONTINUE READING
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