Human schistosomiasis

@article{Gryseels2006HumanS,
  title={Human schistosomiasis},
  author={B. Gryseels and K. Polman and J. Clerinx and L. Kestens},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={368},
  pages={1106-1118}
}
Schistosomiasis or bilharzia is a tropical disease caused by worms of the genus Schistosoma. The transmission cycle requires contamination of surface water by excreta, specific freshwater snails as intermediate hosts, and human water contact. The main disease-causing species are S haematobium, S mansoni, and S japonicum. According to WHO, 200 million people are infected worldwide, leading to the loss of 1.53 million disability-adjusted life years, although these figures need revision… Expand
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