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Schistosoma

Known as: Bilharzias, Blood Fluke, schistosome 
A genus of trematoda flatworms that are the causative agents of schistosomiasis diseases. The lifecycle of Schistosoma flatworms involves freshwater… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Schistosomiasis is one of the most prevalent parasitic diseases, affecting millions of people in developing countries. Amongst… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background The near exclusive use of praziquantel (PZQ) for treatment of human schistosomiasis has raised concerns about the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In 1993 the World Bank, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Harvard School of Public Health… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Dendritic cells (DCs) are pivotal in determining the class of an adaptive immune response. However, the molecular mechanisms… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Schistosome infections are characterized by prominent T cell hyporesponsiveness during the chronic stage of infection. We found… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
SUMMARY Carcinoma of the urinary bladder is the most common malignancy in the Middle East and parts of Africa where… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
To determine if resistance/tolerance to the antischistosomal drug praziquantel (PZQ) is appearing in Egyptian villages within the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
  • IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic…
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 29614931
 
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
SCHISTOSOMIASIS (bilharzia) is a parasitic disease caused by several species of schistosome worms (blood flukes). The key… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
  • R. Duvall, W. Dewitt
  • The American journal of tropical medicine and…
  • 1967
  • Corpus ID: 21918648
Summary The technique described is the result of more than 15 years' experience in recovering adult schistosomes from… Expand
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