Identification of miracidia of Schistosoma haematobium in a bladder wash sample.

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Schistosoma haematobium is a trematode—i.e. a flatworm with a differentiated digestive tube—that infects humans, where it can complete the sexual stages of its life cycle (http://www.cdc.gov/dpdx/schistosomiasis/index.html). Infected humans eliminate eggs with feces or urine which, under adequate conditions, hatch and release miracidia. These miracidia can… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/dc.23464

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