Schistosomiasis in Travelers and Expatriates.

  title={Schistosomiasis in Travelers and Expatriates.},
  author={Jel{\'i}nek and Nothdurft and L{\"o}scher},
  journal={Journal of travel medicine},
  volume={3 3},
Background: Several outbreaks of schistosomiasis among travelers, expatriates, and military serviceman have been reported in recent years. Methods: The travel histories and anamnestic and clinical features of 62 patients with schistosomiasis, who presented to a German outpatient clinic specializing in infectious and tropical diseases, were investigated to identify risk factors that could lead to infection in travelers and expatriates. Results: All patients remembered incidents that led to a… CONTINUE READING


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