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… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Schistosomiasis is one of the most prevalent parasitic diseases, affecting millions of people in developing countries. Amongst… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Although accurate assessment of the prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni is important for the design and evaluation of control… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Infections with schistosomes and soil-transmitted helminths exert a considerable yet underappreciated economic and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
There is a pressing need to develop novel anti-schistosomal drugs, as current treatment relies largely on praziquantel (PZQ). To… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
A multiplex real-time PCR assay for the detection and quantification of Schistosoma mansoni and S. haematobium DNA in faecal… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Schistosomiasis is a global health problem caused by several species of schistosome blood flukes. The initial stage of infection… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The efficacy of praziquantel against a Puerto Rican strain of Schistosoma mansoni was assessed using both in vivo and in vitro… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A novel method for the detection of Schistosoma mansoni in human samples that is based on the amplification of a highly repeated… (More)
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