Imported schistosomiasis in Europe: sentinel surveillance data from TropNetEurop.

  title={Imported schistosomiasis in Europe: sentinel surveillance data from TropNetEurop.},
  author={Martin P. Grobusch and Nikolai Muehlberger and Tomas Jelinek and Zeno Bisoffi and Manuel Corach{\'a}n and Gundel Harms and Alberto Matteelli and Graham Fry and Christoph H Hatz and Ida Elisabeth Gj\orup and Matthias L. Schmid and Juergen Knobloch and Sabino Puente and Ulf Bronner and Anette Kapaun and Joannes Clerinx and Lars N\orreg{\aa}rd Nielsen and Klaus Fleischer and Jiř{\'i} Beran and Saraiva da Cunha and Marco Schulze and Bj\orn Myrvang and Urban Hellgren},
  journal={Journal of travel medicine},
  volume={10 3},
BACKGROUND Schistosomiasis is a major parasitic disease, increasingly imported into temperate climates by immigrants from and travelers to endemic areas. METHOD To generate valid data on imported infectious diseases to Europe and to recognize trends over time, the European Network on Imported Infectious Diseases Surveillance (TropNetEurop) was founded in 1999. Three hundred and thirty-three reports of schistosomiasis were analyzed for epidemiologic and clinical features. RESULTS Male… CONTINUE READING


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